Israel and the U.S. among the best places to be a woman entrepreneur as Covid shakes up ranking

Israel has charged past the U.S. and Switzerland to rank as the world’s best place to be a woman entrepreneur, according to a new report released Monday.The Middle Eastern nation jumped up three places this year to steal the title from New Zealand after Covid-19 caused a shakeup in the annual Mastercard Index of Women…Continue Reading

UFC champ Israel Adesanya to commentate at Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr.

UFC champ Israel Adesanya to commentate at Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. Grammy-Award Winning Musician, Ne-Yo; Legendary Announcer, Michael Buffer; and More A-List Talent Round Out Program for Mike Tyson’s Return to the Ring Against Roy Jones Jr. on November 28th UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya joins famed Sugar Ray Leonard and Al Bernstein…Continue Reading

How does Israel Adesanya avoid pitfalls of dominant champs Jon Jones, Anderson Silva? Chael Sonnen weighs in

By all appearances, UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is well on his way to becoming the kind of dominant presence that looms over a division through generations of fighters. A lopsided win over Paulo Costa at UFC 253 was just the latest example of Adesanya’s talent, a talent that at the moment appears to have…Continue Reading

Israel Adesanya claims marijuana, not steroids, may have led to pec-gate

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya claims that doctors told him the odd swelling in his pectoral muscle around his nipple following UFC 253 may have been caused by him smoking marijuana. Following the fight, many fans and other fighters noticed how odd his pectoral muscle looked. Many quickly started making claims or insinuating that Adesanya…Continue Reading

Israel Adesanya shares theory on swollen pectoral after undergoing medical tests

Image via @ufc on Instagram (photographer not listed) Israel Adesanya was the picture of dominance in his UFC 253 title fight with Paulo Costa, defending the middleweight title with second-round TKO. Unfortunately, many fans were talking about something else in the aftermath of the matchup: the champ’s swollen pectoral muscle. During the bout, some viewers…Continue Reading

Israel Adesanya to challenge Jan Blachowicz for UFC light heavyweight title

Dana White confirmed UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya would next fight against light heavyweight titleholder Jan Blachowicz.Israel Adesanya defended his middleweight title against Paulo Costa at UFC 253Jan Blachowicz won the UFC light heavyweight title at UFC 253UFC president Dana White rarely breaks news of new bouts on the night of an event, but revealed…Continue Reading

Israel Adesanya to Fight Light Heavyweight Jan Blachowicz Next, Dana White Says

Julio Cortez/Associated PressUFC star Israel Adesanya can expect to get back in the Octagon fairly soon, though it won’t be to defend his middleweight title.UFC President Dana White told ESPN’s Brett Okamoto that Adesanya will move up to light heavyweight to face Jan Blachowicz. White and Adesanya reportedly spoke about the move Friday with the…Continue Reading

Israel, Sudan Agree to Normalize Ties in U.S.-Brokered Deal

TEL AVIV—Israel and Sudan agreed to normalize ties in a U.S.-brokered deal on Friday, the White House said, ending decades of hostility as one of Africa’s largest countries joined a broader diplomatic realignment in the Middle East. The deal helps Sudan emerge from international isolation after the U.S. sanctioned it in the 1990s for harboring…Continue Reading

Israel and Sudan begin normalization process after call with Trump

Sudan and Israel announced today that they will “end the state of belligerence” between them and start the process of normalizing ties.Driving the news: The announcement came after a phone call hosted by President Trump with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok, and the head of Sudan’s governing council, Gen. Abdel…Continue Reading

Israel Confronts Revolt as Ultraorthodox Defy Covid-19 Public-Health Rules

JERUSALEM—As Israel eases its second nationwide lockdown, a revolt among ultra-Orthodox Jews against public health guidelines is complicating efforts to control the coronavirus outbreak.Across Israel, schools and most businesses are closed. People are required to wear masks in public, and outdoor gatherings over 20 people are banned. Police and city inspectors patrol the streets, handing…Continue Reading