China Beats USA and Australia in 4×200 Relay to Win Gold

China won a surprise victory in the women’s 4x200m freestyle relay, beating the world record of 7 minutes 40.33 seconds, beating both the US silver and the bronze medalist Australians. Swimming anchor foot for the United States, Katie Ledecky continued her Olympic adventure by winning a second silver medal in Tokyo, adding to her 1,500 …

Ariarne Titmus Beats Katie Ledecky in 200-M Freestyle

Five days into the Olympic swimming match, one thing becomes clear: Ariarne Titmus is fast becoming the new queen of swimming. For the second time in three days, young Australian sensation Titmus won the gold medal, this time in the 200m freestyle, beating a field that included the event’s reigning Olympic champion, Katie Ledecky. Five …

Airlines See Increase in Domestic Flights, Beats Forecasts

The recovery in aviation is gaining momentum. A summer travel bonanza exceeds expectations, helps airlines re-profit and brightens the outlook for the rest of the year. It’s a welcome relief for a battered industry and a sign that the recovery that started this spring is here to stay. Economic recovery, aggressive cost-cutting, and a massive …

Branson Beats Jeff Bezos to Space, Targets Open Space Tourism

SPACEPORT AMERICA, NM – Soaring more than 50 miles into the warm, dazzlingly bright sky above New Mexico, Richard Branson has finally fulfilled a dream that took decades to fulfill: He can now call himself an astronaut. On Sunday morning, a small rocket plane operated by Virgin Galactic, which Mr. Branson founded in 2004, carried …