Flavorwire’s 2018 Toronto International Film Festival Diary

TORONTO – After three years of attendance, here’s the thing I’ve learned about the Toronto International Film Festival: you just have to accept that you’re not going to see everything you want to see. This is a gigantic, everything-and-the-kitchen-sink kind of festival, in which star-driven studio Oscar hopefuls and undistributed foreign indies are vying for […]

International Biathlon Union denies Russia application for full membership, remains provisional

The International Biathlon Union (IBU) has voted against awarding Russia full membership status at its 2018 congress on Friday, meaning the country will remain only a provisional member. READ MORE: 4 Russian biathletes facing fresh doping allegations named At the union’s annual congress, held in Porec, Croatia, it voted against handing Russia a doping reprieve in […]

10 Toronto International Film Festival Movies We Can’t Wait to See

Talk to any professional film critic, and they’ll tell you about the pleasures of the Toronto International Film Festival — and of its anxieties. It is, in many ways, the all-you-can-eat buffet of film fests, a smorgasboard with literally hundreds of titles to choose from, including most of the big fall titles vying for year-end […]

Alastair Cook RETIRES: England opener and Ashes hero to quit international cricket

Alastair Cook RETIRES: England’s former captain will quit international cricket after the fifth Test (Image: GETTY) Cook captained England for four years, leading them to a famous Test series triumph in India within 12 months of his reign. The opener stepped down as captain of the Test team two years ago and will now hang […]

American Express to Open First International Platinum House in London

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Facebook accused of undermining international aid efforts in Burma because it spreads fake news (FB)

REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain Facebook was accused by British politicians of undermining international aid efforts in Burma/Myanmar. That’s because of Facebook’s role in spreading fake news about the persecuted Rohingya group, which has been targeted for ethnic cleansing over the last year. UK MPs said Facebook’s “Free Basics” internet service, which is popular in Burma, was […]

Barcelona v Spurs LIVE STREAM: How to watch International Champions Cup online

Spurs fans in the UK have an early start this morning as their team face Barcelona at the Rose Bowl Stadium, California. The match gets underway at 4am BST and it could be a classic clash. Tottenham Hotspurs have started their pre-season campaign well with a 4-1 win over Roma and Barcelona will be looking […]

‘Racism and disrespect’: Mesut Ozil announces shock international retirement

The 92-times capped midfielder was critical of the public reaction to his pre-World Cup meeting with Turkish President, declaring that he “no longer wants to wear the German national team shirt”. Ozil, whose social media statement also stated that he believes he is being blamed for Germany’s poor showing in this summer’s World Cup, met […]

Watch the Canada Cup Women's International Softball Championships

Click on the video player above to watch the Canada Cup Women's International Softball Championships from Surrey, B.C. Coverage continues Monday at 9 p.m. ET with a game between the Calahoo Erins and the White Rock Renegades Senior Women. CBC Sports is providing a free live stream of the event which concludes with the bronze and […]

Watch the Harry Jerome International Track Classic

Click on the video player above to watch the Harry Jerome International Track Classic beginning Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. ET. The two-day event is taking place in Burnaby, B.C., and features many of Canada's elite track and field athletes, including Andre De Grasse. The three-time Olympic sprint medallist is slated to run in the featured men's […]