August 29, 2019

Lewandowski goals a precious commodity for Bayern

A new contract is looming for Poland forward Robert Lewandowski, who will be carrying the hopes of a second straight league win for Bayern Munich when the champions host Mainz 05 on Saturday.
August 29, 2019

Worsening economic conditions take their toll on Micro Focus and Amigo

Shares in UK tech firm Micro Focus and lender Amigo have taken a pounding after both warned of deteriorating economic conditions - while bellwether recruitment firm Hays also sounded a gloomy note.
August 29, 2019

Facebook tightens political ad rules ahead of US election

Facebook is tightening its rules on US political adverts to combat potentially misleading campaigns ahead of the 2020 presidential election.
August 29, 2019

All Blacks have better chance of World Cup win than 2015 – economist

While many pundits expect this year's Rugby World Cup will be the most open one yet, one economist has calculated that the All Blacks actually have a better chance of winning it than they had in 2015.
August 29, 2019

Australia reviewing DRS process after Headingley howler – Paine

Australia are reviewing the way they use cricket's Decision Review System after blowing their last referral late in the Headingley cliffhanger against England, captain Tim Paine has said.
August 29, 2019

How a rocky first meeting led to a stable of bestselling books

The first meeting of Andy Griffiths and Jill, his editor, collaborator and wife, didn't augur well.
August 29, 2019

Klopp expects no easy ride in Champions League defence

Juergen Klopp thinks Liverpool face a daunting task in their bid to retain the Champions League title this season given the "crazy" depth of quality in the competition.
August 29, 2019

The street where everyone is at home

Sesame Street's music director Joe Fiedler is bringing his new album to Australia.
August 29, 2019

The moment North Korean defector Thae Yong-ho left his double life behind

Thae Yong-ho, his wife and their sons became adept at living double lives. It was necessary for their survival.
August 29, 2019

CJ Ramone’s final rock ‘n’ roll roadtrip of Australia

Former member of legendary punk band The Ramones plays 14 dates across the country before he calls it a day.
August 29, 2019

Solving the mystery of Amazing Grace

After 47 years, Amazing Grace is the miracle Aretha Franklin never got to see.
August 29, 2019

American teenager McNally yearns to play like Federer, not Serena

Many American teenage girls grow up dreaming of becoming the next Serena Williams, but for Catherine McNally, who nearly delivered an upset for the ages against her compatriot, it is Roger Federer's game she covets.