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Go grandmaster says computers 'cannot be defeated'

Go grandmaster says computers 'cannot be defeated'

The only human ever to beat Google's computer algorithm at the ancient Chinese strategy game Go decided to retire because he is convinced machines ‘cannot be defeated’, a report said Wednesday.

FIFA: $1bn for women's game

FIFA: $1bn for women's game

FIFA is doubling its investment into the women's game to $1bn until 2022, and has named China host of the revamped Club World Cup in 2021.

WADA could have 'game-changer' drug test method ready for Tokyo 2020

WADA could have 'game-changer' drug test method ready for Tokyo 2020

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is collaborating with national anti-doping agencies and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on a new form of drug testing ...

Apple enters video streaming, updates news, game and payment apps

Apple enters video streaming, updates news, game and payment apps

Apple Inc attempted to reintroduce itself on Monday as an entertainment and financial services company that also makes iPhones as it launched a streaming television service, a credit card and an online gaming arcade.

Pokemon Go master says not done with game, hopes for more features

Pokemon Go master says not done with game, hopes for more features

Nick Johnson, who claims to be the first person to capture all 145 creatures now available in the ‘Pokemon Go’ mobile gaming phenomenon, says he is not ready to put away his smartphone ...

Saudi revives 15-year-old anti-Pokemon fatwa

Saudi revives 15-year-old anti-Pokemon fatwa

Saudi Arabia's top clerical body has revived a 2001 religious edict prohibiting Pokemon in response to public calls for guidance on the newly launched smartphone version of the game.

Nintendo's first smartphone game attracts over 1mn users

Nintendo's first smartphone game attracts over 1mn users

Nintendo said its first smartphone game attracted more than 1mn users three days after release - good news for the Japanese game giant that was long reluctant to stray from its console-only policy.