Hubbell, Donohue capture ice dance gold at Grand Prix Final

Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue wanted to skate without fear this weekend. The American ice dancers spent the last five weeks completely revamping both their rhythm dance and short program, but they had little time to practice before debuting the work at the Grand Prix Final in Vancouver. "We knew that to reach to the […]

Europe’s glitziest 'Christmas tree' made of pure gold unveiled [PHOTO, VIDEO]

Ahead of the much-anticipated festive season German gold dealer Pro Aurum has erected the most expensive Christmas tree in all of Europe. The unusual decoration is made of gold coins worth €2.3 million ($ 2.6 million). According to the dealer, the tree could’ve been worth more, but gold’s value declined during the second half of […]

Why Older QBs Are Striking Gold at the Same Time as Millennials

Ten weeks into this NFL season, league scoring is booming; as a result, we took a look at how young quarterbacks are lighting up the league. But the league’s new player safety rules and flag-happy referees are also spurring a parallel revolution in the middle of the field: They’re prolonging the careers of aging quarterbacks. […]

One Year of Earning and Burning With the Amex Business Gold Card

One Year of Earning and Burning With the Amex Business Gold Card Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This […]

MacLennan captures individual gold at trampoline world championships

Two-time Olympic champion Rosie MacLennan added another gold medal to her trophy case Saturday, finishing first in the individual women’s final at the trampoline world championships in St. Petersburg, Russia. MacLennan, from King, Ont., scored 57.180 total points in the final, edging Xueying Zhu of China for gold. Zhu had a 0.2 penalty and finished second […]

Yuzuru Hanyu dominates field to win gold at Helsinki Grand Prix

Olympic figure skating champion Yuzuru Hanyu started his Grand Prix season with a commanding victory by almost 40 points at the Helsinki round on Sunday. With a 13-point lead from Saturday's short program, the Japanese skater scored 190.43 points in the free skate to win with a total score of 297.12. Hanyu executed four quadruple […]

In praise of the storied Gold Rush saloons of America’s West

Over in the continental US, in Groveland, California, a small town in the Sierra Nevada foothills near Yosemite National Park, the memory of violence lingers at the Iron Door Saloon, with its granite walls, swinging cast-iron doors, walls adorned with taxidermy, and ceiling of hanging dollar bills. Saloons were “rough and tumble”, says Iron Door […]

East trusts in physical gold while West prefers 'mindless optimism' – Claudio Grass to RT

The latest data from the World Gold Council (WGC) shows that central banks in Eastern Europe and Asia significantly boosted their gold holdings. The regulators purchased 148 metric tons of gold in the third quarter of 2018. The figure indicates an increase of 22 percent against the same period last year, while some $ 6 […]