August 29, 2019

Formula One releases record 22-race draft calendar

Formula One will have a record 22 races next season, a draft of the 2020 calendar released by the sport's U.S.-based commercial rights holders Liberty Media confirmed on Thursday.
August 29, 2019

A midwife won £1million on the Euromillions but didn’t give up her job

Ruth Breen could have quit work five years ago
August 29, 2019

Apple makes Siri recordings optional after listening revelations

Apple will allow users to opt out of having their interactions with Siri recorded following claims by a former worker that they "regularly" overheard confidential encounters, including drug deals and people having sex.
August 29, 2019

Goals Soccer Centres invite takeover bids after accounting probe

Struggling football pitch operator Goals Soccer Centres Plc said on Thursday it has started a process to invite bids for its business and assets, just weeks after it disclosed accounting issues stretching back to almost a decade.
August 29, 2019

Pacific nations back in spotlight but age-old problems remain

Pasifika rugby will be thrust into spotlight this weekend with a double header involving Fiji, Samoa and Tonga in Auckland but age-old problems continue to haunt them ahead of the Rugby World Cup, starting next month.
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.