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Leaked Files Show the Secret World of China’s Hackers for Hire

The hackers offered a menu of services, at a variety of prices. A local government in southwest China paid less than $15,000 for access to the private website of traffic police in Vietnam. Software that helped run disinformation campaigns and hack accounts on X cost $100,000. For $278,000 Chinese customers could get a trove of […]

Bill Granger, Chef Who Brought Avocado Toast to the World, Dies at 54

Mr. Granger had an early interest in food, bringing his parents a “silver service” of breakfast in bed from the age of 5 and working his way through magazine recipe cards, before turning his attention to the food writers Elizabeth David and Margaret Fulton. He feasted on Melbourne’s richly diverse cuisine, eating dim sum with […]

Rory McIlroy: Golf world number two says new ball rules will make game more skilful

Rory McIlroy’s best finish in the Masters was second in 2022 Golf’s revamped ball rules will make the game more skilful again, says four-time major winner Rory McIlroy. Distances on tee shots will reduce by around 15 yards in the elite game. “It will bring back some skills into the pro game that have maybe […]

Sports Personality of the Year: Voting open for BBC World Sport Star 2023 award

Venue: MediaCityUK, Salford Date: Tuesday, 19 December at 19:00 GMT Coverage: Live on BBC One, BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sport website and app Voting is now open for BBC Sports Personality’s World Sport Star of the Year 2023 award. Voting will stay open until 22:00 GMT on Tuesday, 12 December, and the award will […]

Paris 2024: ‘No safer place in the world’ – city’s deputy mayor in charge for sport

The athletes of each national delegation will travel on boats along the Seine river as part of the Paris 2024 opening ceremony There will be “no safer place in the world” than Paris during the 2024 Olympic Games, the city’s deputy mayor for sport said following a knife and hammer attack in the city on […]

Scottie Scheffler wins Hero World Challenge as Tiger Woods finishes 18th

Scheffler triumphed after finishing runner-up at the event in 2021 and 2022 -20 Scheffler (US), -17 Straka (Aut), –16 Thomas (US), -15 Fitzpatrick (Eng), Finau (US); -14 Spieth (US); Morikawa (US) Selected others: -9 Rose (Eng), Level Woods (US) Full leaderboardexternal-link World number one Scottie Scheffler won the Hero Golf Challenge in the Bahamas as […]

World Taekwondo Grand Prix Final: Aaliyah Powell beats Jade Jones on way to bronze

Powell won bronze at the 2019 World Championships Britain’s Aaliyah Powell beat two-time Olympic champion Jade Jones on her way to women’s -57kg bronze at the World Taekwondo Grand Prix Final. The 21-year-old from Huddersfield defeated Jones 2-1 in the quarter-final in Manchester – her first win over the Welshwoman. But she lost to American […]

Snowboard cross World Cup: Great Britain’s Huw Nightingale and Charlotte Bankes win gold

Huw Nightingale and Charlotte Bankes clinched Britain’s first team snowboard cross World Cup medal with gold in Les Deux Alpes in France. The pair, who won world gold in March, were second in their quarter-final before winning the semi-final and final. France finished second with the United States coming in third place. Earlier on Saturday, […]

Tiger Woods ‘stalls’ after promising second round start at Hero World Challenge

Woods dropped four shots in three holes between the 15th and 17th -9 Scheffler (US), Spief (US); -8 Harman (US); -7 Thomas; -6 Finau (US), Fitzpatrick (Eng), Morikawa (US); -5 Straka (Aut); -4 Young (US), Day (Aus); -2 Glover (US), Homer (US); -1 Rose (Eng) Selected others: +1 Woods (US) Full leaderboardexternal-link Tiger Woods shot […]

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