May 22, 2019

IOC recommends boxing keeps its place in Tokyo but not under AIBA

Boxing should keep its place at next year's Olympic Games but recognition of AIBA, the governing body of the sport's amateur version, should be suspended, the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) executive board recommended on Wednesday.
May 22, 2019

Triathlon: Olympic triathlete crashes into deer in London

British Olympic triathlete Stuart Hayes has shattered his pelvis after crashing into a deer on his bike in London's Richmond Park.
May 22, 2019

Ex-BT chief Patterson gives up £500,000 bonus

The former chief executive of BT Group has waived half of his £1m annual bonus for his final year at the helm amid a fresh escalation of shareholder hostility towards multimillion pound pay deals at blue-chip companies.
May 22, 2019

Cameroonian girls defy prejudice to pursue soccer dreams

When Gaelle Asheri first started playing soccer in the dirt streets near her home in Cameroon's capital, she was the only girl on the informal neighbourhood teams which used stones for goal posts and kept score by chalking results on a wall.
May 22, 2019

Royal Mail delivers dividend disappointment to posties

Royal Mail has delivered disappointing news today to the 400,000 or so private investors and employees who own its shares by announcing a cut in the dividend.
May 22, 2019

Swimming: ‘Iron Lady’ Hosszu fired up by ISL battle

She was one of the stars of the Rio Olympics and is now leading a revolution in swimming but Hungarian triple gold medal winner Katinka Hosszu believes she has the energy to fight to win both inside and outside the pool.
May 22, 2019

Raikkonen shrugs off 300 race milestone

Kimi Raikkonen is attending his 300th Formula One Grand Prix in Monaco this weekend, and the 2007 world champion could hardly care less about the milestone.
May 22, 2019

520 jobs at risk as Sir Philip Green plans 23 store closures

Sir Philip Green's Arcadia group has confirmed plans to shut 23 stores in the UK and Ireland putting 520 jobs at risk.
May 22, 2019

UK chip designer Arm hangs up on under-fire Huawei

UK chip designer Arm Holdings has cut off relations with Huawei to comply with tough US sanctions against it, dealing a blow to the Chinese firm's ability to develop new smartphones.
May 22, 2019

Wentworth is the prison break Australian TV needs

For Celia Ireland accolades are but a small part of the satisfaction of playing Liz Birsdworth in the re-imagining of iconic drama Prisoner.
May 22, 2019

The Age’s Wrong Skin named podcast of the year

Annabel Crabb and Leigh Sales' Chat 10 Looks 3 also garnered two awards.
May 22, 2019

“Super soaps” explore the lives of rich and miserable media barons

When it comes to screwed-up families, the Ewings and Carringtons have nothing on the rich but miserable clans in a handful of recent fictional dramas built around Murdoch-like media dynasties.