August 26, 2018

Players must withstand test of time at U.S. Open

Rafael Nadal's elaborate pre-serve routine will be put to the ultimate test at next week's U.S. Open when a countdown clock makes its Grand Slam debut to help speed up play.
August 26, 2018

American men battle to end drought at U.S. Open

American men have failed to emulate the glory of their female compatriots at the U.S. Open in recent years and appear to have little hope of ending a 15-year drought at Flushing Meadows since Andy Roddick's 2003 win.   
August 26, 2018

U.S. Open celebrates 50th birthday with $600 million facelift

The U.S. Open turns 50 this year and rather than easing towards old age, it will celebrate the landmark birthday by unveiling a $600 million (470.48 million pounds) facelift.
August 26, 2018

Police investigate ‘chemical’ after young man dies in Bath

Officers say the death is being treated as 'unexplained'
August 26, 2018

Watford beat Palace to maintain 100 percent record

Unfancied Watford continued their great start to the Premier League season with a third successive win when they beat visiting Crystal Palace 2-1 on Sunday.
August 26, 2018

Everton’s Keane out for up to four weeks with skull fracture

Everton defender Michael Keane will be out for up to four weeks after suffering a hairline fracture of the skull in Saturday's 2-2 draw at Bournemouth, the Premier League club said on Sunday.
August 26, 2018

What’s on TV: Sunday, 2 September

The 14th season of Nine's popular renovation contest, with its sunny images of bayside living, has been a winner with viewers.
August 26, 2018

What’s on TV: Friday, 31 August

On the eve of spring, the enthusiastic and motivating experts on this 28-year-old ABC stalwart are positively bursting with ideas and advice.
August 26, 2018

What’s on TV: Saturday, 1 September

The finale of the fourth season of this NCIS spin-off sees team leader Dwayne Pride as the target of a plot aimed at destroying his career.
August 26, 2018

Australian director, screenwriter join Doctor Who team

Plus, Ruby Rose's Batwoman will come face to face with Superman in the "crossover" event planned for The Flash, Arrow and Supergirl later this year.
August 26, 2018

Carpool app suspended after woman raped and killed

Chinese ride-hailing firm DiDi Chuxing has suspended its carpool service after the arrest of a driver who allegedly raped and killed a female passenger.
August 26, 2018

Wonga on brink of collapse after deluge of claims

Wonga, the payday lender which was once one of Britain's fastest-growing consumer finance companies, is on the brink of collapse this weekend following a deluge of customer compensation claims.