October 4, 2018

Tardy McGregor angers Nurmagomedov ahead of showdown

Khabib Nurmagomedov stormed out of the final media conference ahead of his lightweight title fight against Conor McGregor on Thursday, in response to the Irishman not turning up on time.
October 4, 2018

Rugby – Orlando gets rare start at centre for Pumas vs. Wallabies

Argentina have made two changes in their backline for Saturday's game against Australia, with Matias Orlando gaining a rare start at centre and Ramiro Moyano returning on the wing, the Argentine Rugby Union said on Thursday.
October 4, 2018

Rugby – Flyhalf Foley back for Australia against Argentina

Australia have recalled flyhalf Bernard Foley for Saturday's match against Argentina in Salta, a game they must win to avoid finishing last in the Rugby Championship for the first time since Argentina joined the tournament in 2012.
October 4, 2018

Rugby – Robertson’s Australia World Cup hopes clouded by knee injury

Australia prop Tom Robertson's hopes of playing at next year's Rugby World Cup in Japan appear clouded after he suffered a significant knee injury training with the team in Argentina.
October 4, 2018

Olympics – Ball now in Russia’s court after RUSADA reinstatement-IOC

The decision to reinstate the Russian anti-doping agency (RUSADA) last month has put the ball in Russia's court and the agency must now stick to agreed conditions to keep the ban lifted, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Thursday.
October 4, 2018

Kim Kardashian’s bodyguard sued for $8.6 million over Paris robbery

Insurer AIG has brought the suit against Pascal Duvier and his company Protect Security.
October 4, 2018

Amy Schumer among hundreds arrested protesting Kavanaugh

Capitol Police arrested hundreds of people protesting Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's pending confirmation in the atrium of the Hart Senate Office Building on Thursday.
October 4, 2018

Wins for Arsenal and Milan, Seville upset

Arsenal enjoyed a 3-0 win in Azerbaijan against Qarabag in the Europa League on Thursday and AC Milan beat Greece's Olympiakos Piraeus 3-1 but Sevilla suffered a shock defeat by Russians Krasnodar.
October 4, 2018

You need to renew your passport now because of Brexit

The Government has issued an urgent passport warning
October 4, 2018

Olympics – Calgary, Stockholm and Cortina/Milan given nod for 2026 Games bids: IOC

The cities of Calgary and Stockholm and an Italian bid involving Cortina D'Ampezzo and Milan got the green light on Thursday to proceed to bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics but Turkey's Erzurum was dropped, the International Olympic Committee said.
October 4, 2018

Tennis – Zverev stunned by unseeded Jaziri in Beijing

German second seed Alexander Zverev suffered an early exit at the China Open as he went down 7-6(4) 2-6 6-4 to Tunisia's Malek Jaziri on Thursday.
October 4, 2018

Motor racing – Leclerc braced for emotional weekend on Japanese GP debut

Formula One rookie Charles Leclerc will have mixed emotions when he makes his Japanese Grand Prix debut this weekend at a circuit with tragic memories.