June 27, 2019

India and New Zealand games are ‘quarter-finals’ for England – Root

Fourth-placed England will be playing two virtual "quarter-finals" at the Cricket World Cup when they face India and New Zealand in their last two round robin matches as they look to seal a semi-final spot, batsman Joe Root has said.
June 27, 2019

U.S. men likely to wander Wimbledon wilderness once again

The Americans set to compete at Wimbledon are unlikely to end the United States' 19-year drought for the men's title at the All England Club as the nation's top athletes continue to be drawn to other sports, tennis great John McEnroe has said.
June 27, 2019

Serena headed to Wimbledon seeking return to form

Serena Williams will bring her quest for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title to Wimbledon next week where she will try to shake off a nagging knee injury and show the tennis world that her window of opportunity is still open.
June 27, 2019

Reawakening the nightmare of Aussie blokedom

This production of Wake In Fright brilliantly remasters a classic born of shadows in the Australian psyche.
June 27, 2019

Former Germany international Hamann pleads not guilty to assault

Former Germany and Liverpool midfielder Dietmar Hamann submitted a plea of not guilty to a Sydney court on Thursday after being charged with assaulting a woman while on holiday in Australia, local media reported.
June 27, 2019

U.S. beat Panama to set up Curacao tie in last eight

Jozy Altidore scored a memorable second half goal to help the United States to a 1-0 win over Panama on Wednesday and set them up for a quarter-final match against Curacao.
June 27, 2019

Harrowing; cinematic; eye-opening: the 6 best shows this week

Russell Crowe is masterful in The Loudest Voice, an Aussie web comedy soars and Pilbara's female truckies get the spotlight in an "eye-opening" documentary.
June 27, 2019

Chiefs coach Cooper steps down with year left on contract

Waikato Chiefs coach Colin Cooper has unexpectedly stepped down from the role with one year remaining on his contract, the Super Rugby team said on Thursday.
June 27, 2019

Unbeaten ton against New Zealand my best innings – Azam

Pakistan's Babar Azam said his match-winning century against New Zealand was the best of his career as he guided the Asian side to a six-wicket win on Wednesday to keep their World Cup semi-final hopes alive.
June 27, 2019

Benfica confirm 126 million euro offer for Felix from Atletico

Benfica are evaluating an 126 million euros (112.9 million pounds) offer for Portugal striker Joao Felix from Atletico Madrid, the Portuguese club said in a statement on Wednesday.
June 27, 2019

Boeing facing more problems after fresh software problem

A new software issue has been found in the embattled Boeing 737 Max planes that could mean further delays to getting the aircraft back in the air.
June 27, 2019

Former Olympic kayaker Ferguson to defend America’s Cup

Former Olympic swimmer and kayaker Steven Ferguson has become the latest top-class athlete to join Team New Zealand as they confirmed their squad for the defence of the America's Cup in 2021 in Auckland.