August 14, 2019

Venus stuns holder Bertens in Cincinnati, Serena withdraws

Former world number one Venus Williams, playing what she called "smart" tennis, beat defending champion Kiki Bertens 6-3 3-6 7-6(4) in the second round of the Cincinnati Masters on Tuesday before her sister Serena withdrew due to back problems.
August 14, 2019

Horrors of Leningrad unearthed in uncompromising film

Young Russian director Kantemir Balagov is like a pit bull unwilling to let go of the truth.
August 14, 2019

Miranda Kerr’s accused stalker ‘mentally unfit’

Australian man Shaun Haywood, accused of attempting to murder a security guard outside Miranda Kerr's Malibu home, has again been declared mentally unfit to stand trial.
August 14, 2019

How Coles came to dominate digital-only radio

An experimental idea that launched two years ago is starting to pay off. Even Leigh Sales is counted as a fan.
August 14, 2019

Chance meeting leads to Archibald Prize People’s Choice win

A striking portrait of Warakurna elder Daisy Tjuparntarri Ward has been named the public's favourite.
August 14, 2019

Serena withdraws from Cincinnati Masters with back problems

Serena Williams withdrew from the Cincinnati Masters on Tuesday due to back problems just days after spasms forced her to retire from the Rogers Cup final in Toronto.
August 14, 2019

Does De Rossi at Boca mark start of European influx?

Italian Daniele De Rossi's debut for Boca Juniors on Tuesday could be the spark of a new trend for ageing European players seeking more than one last payday before they retire.
August 14, 2019

Soccer: Al Hilal see off Al Ahli to keep Asian campaign on track

Saudi Arabia's Al Hilal kept alive their hopes of a third Asian Champion League final appearance in six seasons as they advanced to the quarter-finals of the 2019 competition despite losing to domestic rivals Al Ahli.
August 13, 2019

U.S. soccer team sign 14-year old on professional contract

Orange County Soccer Club have signed 14-year old Francis Jacobs, making him the youngest professional male signing in United States soccer history, the California club said on Tuesday.
August 13, 2019

Weight loss: Man loses a whopping 15st and is named Slimming World’s Man of the Year

WEIGHT LOSS can be achieved in multiple ways. This man recently lost 15st 8lbs, and he’s now been announced as Slimming World’s Man of The Year - how did he do it?
August 13, 2019

Del Potro withdraws from U.S. Open as knee rehab continues

Juan Martin del Potro will not compete at this year's U.S. Open as the 2009 champion continues to recover from a knee injury, tournament organisers said on Tuesday.
August 13, 2019

Ajax, Red Star through as Celtic and Porto crash out

Former European Cup winners had mixed fortunes in Champions League qualifying as Ajax Amsterdam and Red Star Belgrade squeezed into the playoff round while Celtic and Porto were eliminated after a dramatic evening on Tuesday.