Guillaume Elmont won the men's 81-kilo title and Edith Bosch the women's 70-kilo crown Friday to earn the Netherlands its first gold medals at the 24th World Judo Championships. Elmont beat Abderahman Benamadi from Algeria in the men's title match, while Bosch prevailed over Gevrise Emane from France for the women's 70-kilo gold. Japan earned its second gold medal of the championship when Izumi Hiroshi overcame Ilias Iliadis from Greece in the men's 90-kilogram division, while Frenchwoman Lucie Decosse beat Tanimoto Ayumi of Japan for women's 63-kilogram title? Reported AP.
In response to the unlawful December 1 arrest and detention of Chinese tech giant Huawei's chief financial officer Sabrina Meng Wanzhou by Canadian authorities in Vancouver at the behest of the Trump regime, facing possible unacceptable extradition to the US, Beijing warned its high-tech personnel last month against traveling to America unless it's essential.
Rescuers found the pilot of one of the two Su-34 fighters that had collided in midair in the Far East on January 18