Weight loss surgery extends lives, Utah study finds

Most bariatric surgery today is done via laparoscopy, said Ted Adams, the study’s lead author. (Portra, Getty Images) Estimated reading time: 7-8 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Weight loss surgery reduces the risk of premature death, especially from such obesity-related conditions as cancer, diabetes and heart disease, according to a new 40-year study of nearly … Read more

Dubai Desert Classic: Rory McIlroy, Patrick Reed and Ian Poulter two back as three share halfway lead | Golf News

Thomas Pieters, Richard Bland and amateur Michael Thorbjornsen share the halfway lead, with Rory McIlroy among the players two back; event going into a Monday finish due to weather delays – watch the third round live on Sunday from 4am on Sky Sports Golf Last Updated: 28/01/23 2:21pm Please use the Chrome browser for a … Read more

Lisa Guerrero not ‘tough enough’ to last: Michele Tafoya

Michele Tafoya fired back at Lisa Guerrero’s experience on “Monday Night Football.” In 2004, Tafoya succeeded Guerrero on the MNF sidelines after the latter was let go only one year in. Guerrero recently gave an interview to People magazine about her new memoir, in which she spoke about suffering a miscarriage on-air and about the … Read more

Temporary tax on short-term accommodations to help fund Vancouver FIFA World Cup 2026

The City of Vancouver will be the first to use a “new tool” to help cover the costs of hosting FIFA World Cup 2026 matches, according to the province. In the fall of 2022, the province said the city requested a temporary increase to the Municipal and Regional District Tax (MRDT) on “short-term accommodations” to … Read more

Victoria Azarenka asked to remove shirt before Australian Open semifinal

Victoria Azarenka was ordered to remove a shirt she was wearing in a bizarre scene before her semifinal loss at the Australian Open on Thursday night. After a nail-biting first set, reigning Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina claimed the tie-break and ran away with the match, winning 7-6, 6-3. Before the match, Azarenka walked onto Rod … Read more

Tom Brady sent a salty text to ex-Patriots teammate Rob Ninkovich

Rob Ninkovich doesn’t appear to be in Tom Brady’s good graces. During Friday’s installment of the “Keyshawn, JWill and Max” show on ESPN, Ninkovich — a former Patriots linebacker, who now serves as an NFL analyst with ESPN — said he texted the Buccaneers quarterback after their season-ending loss to the Cowboys in the wild-card … Read more

Ukraine warns it may boycott 2024 Olympics if Russians take part | Olympics News

Ukraine may boycott the 2024 Summer Olympics if Russian and Belarusian athletes are allowed to compete in the Paris Games, the country’s sports minister has warned. Vadim Guttsait’s said on Thursday that as long as there is a “war in Ukraine, Russian and Belarusian athletes should not be in international competitions”. Belarus is a major … Read more

Ukraine warns it may boycott 2024 Olympics if Russians take part | Olympics News

Ukraine may boycott the 2024 Summer Olympics if Russian and Belarusian athletes are allowed to compete in the Paris Games, the country’s sports minister has warned. Vadim Guttsait’s said on Thursday that as long as there is a “war in Ukraine, Russian and Belarusian athletes should not be in international competitions”. Belarus is a major … Read more

Rory McIlroy and Patrick Reed share early lead at Hero Dubai Desert Classic | Golf News

Rory McIlroy and Patrick Reed completed opening round 66s to take the early lead at the Hero Dubai Desert Classic; watch the Dubai Desert Classic live on Sky Sports on Saturday from 4am Last Updated: 27/01/23 12:33pm Please use the Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Rory McIlroy hit this amazing shot to … Read more

Rory McIlroy and Patrick Reed share early lead at Hero Dubai Desert Classic | Golf News

Rory McIlroy and Patrick Reed completed opening round 66s to take the early lead at the Hero Dubai Desert Classic; watch the Dubai Desert Classic live on Sky Sports on Saturday from 4am Last Updated: 27/01/23 12:33pm Please use the Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Rory McIlroy hit this amazing shot to … Read more