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The Super Falcons secured a spot in the women’s football event of the 2024 Olympics in Paris after playing a goalless draw with South Africa at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium, Pretoria on Tuesday, The PUNCH reports. Maintaining a 1-0 lead from the first leg in Abuja on Friday, the Falcons, who have never lost…

Banyana Banyana goalkeeper Kaylin Swart believes it’s helpful for them to start by playing against Nigeria in the final round of the Olympics qualifiers, aiming to use the probably unfriendly atmosphere as motivation to secure qualification for the Olympics. Banyana will face the Super Falcons on Friday in Abuja, and then play against them at […]

In the early 1950s, the U.S. Air Force Supply Depot in Ohio was looking for a faster way to store and fetch information from its sizable inventory. They had 50,000 items in their records and wanted instant access to each one of them. The dominant storage technologies of the time—punch cards, magnetic tape and magnetic […]