February 5, 2019

A blistering start to the competition to find the Worst Australian of the Year

In the battle of the prime-time reality shows, horrible people are proving to be a ratings drawcard.
February 5, 2019

Oxlade-Chamberlain named in Liverpool’s Champions League squad

Midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has been included in Liverpool's squad for the knockout stages of the Champions League as he looks to make a comeback after being sidelined by a knee injury for over nine months.
February 5, 2019

Messi named in Barca squad for ‘Clasico’ but Valverde warns against taking risks

Barcelona captain Lionel Messi was named in the team's squad to face Real Madrid in Wednesday's Copa del Rey semi-final first leg after recovering from a light calf problem.
February 5, 2019

Escape Room review: Teen horror thriller doesn’t open any new doors

Ideally, a film like this should set out to bamboozle not just the characters but the viewer as well.
February 5, 2019

Marseille beat 10-man Bordeaux in empty Stade Velodrome

Olympique de Marseille boosted their hopes of qualifying for European football by beating Girondins Bordeaux 1-0 at home in an empty stadium in Ligue 1 on Tuesday, benefiting from Samuel Kalu being sent off midway through the first half.
February 5, 2019

TV comedy hit Modern Family to finish in 2020

The US network ABC has confirmed the next season of Modern Family, its 11th, will be its last.
February 5, 2019

Tennis – Monfils makes impressive start at Sofia Open

Former world number six Gael Monfils made a fine start to his Sofia Open title bid by beating Serbia's Viktor Troicki 6-3 6-4 in the first round on the Armeets Arena Centre Court on Tuesday.
February 5, 2019

Rugby – England back Daly to join Saracens next season

England back Elliot Daly will join Saracens on a three-year deal at the end of the season when his Wasps contract expires, the Premiership champions said in a statement on Tuesday.
February 5, 2019

Rooney says still has talent to compete in Premier League

Former England captain Wayne Rooney, who helped revitalise one of Major League Soccer's original superpowers when he joined D.C. United last year, still feels he possesses the quality to compete in the Premier League.
February 5, 2019

Liam Neeson asserts he’s ‘not racist’ after controversial revenge-killing interview

The actor appeared on Good Morning America to try to make amends for his recent admission, and said "power-walking" helped clear him of his "primal urge" to kill a black man.
February 5, 2019

Dutch boxer who fought Ali still riding punches in Bulgaria

Former Dutch boxing champion Rudi Lubbers, who lost to Muhammad Ali on points in a 12-round heavyweight fight in Jakarta four and a half decades ago, is back on his feet again after taking one of the heaviest punches of his life.
February 5, 2019

Rugby – England women seek near flawless performance against France, says Bern

England powered past Ireland in their Six Nations opener on Friday but a physical France side would prove to be the biggest challenge of the tournament, according to prop Sarah Bern.