How active lifestyles, sports and fitness programs enable Arab women to beat obesity and control weight

JEDDAH: Obesity rates around the world have risen steadily over the past half century, reaching a point where experts say many countries are far from the timeline for meeting the World Health Organization’s global nutrition goals for 2025. Recognizing the stress that high obesity rates are placing on local healthcare systems, at the expense of … Read more

Oil Updates – Crude Oil Slips; Helping the United States clean up the Louisiana oil spill; Fire in Cuba’s oil depot is under control

RIYADH: Oil prices fell on Wednesday after industry data showed US crude inventories unexpectedly rose last week, indicating a potential hiccup in demand, though supply concerns kept losses in check. Brent crude futures were down 23 cents, or 0.2 percent, at $96.08 a barrel at 0323 GMT. US West Texas Intermediate crude futures fell 28 … Read more

Auto racing: NASCAR intensity, Dixon eyes IndyCar history

All times oriental NASCAR Cup Series united auto parts 400 Location: Richmond, Virginia. Schedule: Saturday, practice, 5:05 p.m., qualifying 5:50 p.m.; Sunday, the race, at 3 p.m. (USA). Track: Richmond Raceway. Race distance: 400 laps, 300 miles. Last year: Martin Truex Jr won after starting third. Final Race: Kevin Harvick broke a 65-race streak of … Read more

Weekly sports league and franchise report

by Dan KriegerAugust 8, 2022 – MLS NEXT Pro (MLS NEXT Pro) baseball Atlantic League: Preparation for the site that will become home to a new soccer field in downtown Hagerstown (MD) for the Atlantic League’s independent expansion team is in progress, so completion is not expected until 2024. When the Hagerstown expansion was announced … Read more

Galen Bronson, Knicks stars give NYC fans a taste of what’s to come at Nike Pro City

Galen Bronson received a standing ovation from the New York home crowd as he walked the field alongside teammates Julius Randle and Obi Tobin – although the Knicks’ big free-agent takeover wasn’t dressed in blue and orange. Instead, the 25-year-old guard was wearing a purple T-shirt with the words “Professional City” spread across his chest. … Read more

‘Big win’ for wildlife enthusiasts: What’s next for Utah’s newest Wildlife Management District

A photo of a pond in the Cinnamon Creek Wildlife Management Area taken on Friday. The Wildlife Management District opened on Friday. (Utah Department of Wildlife Resources) Estimated reading time: 3-4 minutes Avon, Kashi County – Cinnamon Creek, with its rolling hills and aspen tree stands, has been attracting anglers and fishermen for years. With … Read more

Russian tennis players collect 3 titles in the US Open

Washington – It’s been a good week for the pros in Russia Tennis Players – four championships, three titles. One of them, Lyudmila Samsonova, believes it may not be a coincidence that this recent success of hers, Daria Kasatkina and Daniil Medvedev, comes shortly after they were banned from competing at Wimbledon due to their … Read more

BYU alum Patrick Fishburne finished the tie in second, one shot ahead of the Utah Championship

Patrick Fishburne places a bet at the 2022 Korn Ferry Golf Championship in Utah at Oakridge Country Club in Farmington on Sunday, August 7, 2022 in Lyndon on Saturday, August 6, 2022 (Ben B Brown, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 7-8 minutes Farmington – As Utah native and PGA standout Tony Fino Attested, a week … Read more

Toms River East stays alive in Little League World Series Hunt

Bristol, Conn. Not only was the 12-year-old Toms River East Little League staring at elimination before Sunday night’s game, the East 13 side faced three serious threats in the final three innings, with Cumberland of Rhode Island close to breaking the open game in their favour. Thanks to batsmen Christian Mascaro and Tyler Todaro, Toms … Read more

The LDS author shares the spiritual birth journeys of many who can now bear witness to the truth of Christ in a new book

Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes Everyone goes through difficult times in life. Some go through painful moments when things feel so dark and desperate that they just want to give up. If you’ve ever felt this level of desperation, Latter-day Saint Steven author Anthony Bishop has a message for you. He wrote in his book: … Read more