August 28, 2019

Shocking new play dissects #MeToo with razor-sharp satire

No one escapes unscathed from North Irish playwright David Ireland's vicious satire, Ulster American, at Red Stitch.
August 28, 2019

Former champion Stephens ousted by Russian qualifier

Former champion Sloane Stephens was stunned by Russian qualifier Anna Kalinskaya 6-3 6-4 in the first round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday.
August 28, 2019

Anderson steps up recovery from injury ahead of fourth Ashes test

James Anderson bowled 20 overs for Lancashire second XI on Tuesday as he took another step towards proving his fitness for the fourth Ashes test against Australia.
August 28, 2019

Chicago’s casting proves masterstroke in shining light on ‘celebrity’

There's a certain level of irony in casting Natalie Bassingthwaighte and Casey Donovan.
August 28, 2019

Nadal sends Millman to U.S. Open exit

Three-times champion Rafa Nadal denied John Millman any chance of posting another fairytale run in New York as he cruised by the Australian 6-3 6-2 6-2 in the first round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday.
August 28, 2019

Highlights: U.S. Open day two

Highlights of the second day at the U.S. Open, the final Grand Slam tournament of the year, on Tuesday (times GMT):
August 28, 2019

Doping: China’s Sun says public opinion ‘distorting’ facts of drug test

China's Olympic and world champion swimmer Sun Yang has said public opinion has been "distorting" the facts surrounding his controversial drug test in Shanghai last year and made his training and life intolerable.
August 28, 2019

D.C. United’s Rooney suspended a second game after red card

D.C. United's Wayne Rooney has been suspended for one additional match for violent conduct following the straight red card he received last week for elbowing New York Red Bulls' Cristian Casseres, Major League Soccer (MLS) said on Tuesday.
August 28, 2019

Pospisil stuns Khachanov with first win of season

Vasek Pospisil picked the ideal time to secure his first win of the season as the Canadian upset Russian ninth seed Karen Khachanov 4-6 7-5 7-5 4-6 6-3 on Tuesday to reach the second round of the U.S. Open.
August 28, 2019

Shoppers still duped with supermarket dodgy deals

Shoppers are being misled with "dodgy discounts" and special offers in some supermarkets, an investigation has found.
August 28, 2019

All Blacks drop cornerstone prop Franks for World Cup

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen dropped a World Cup bombshell on Wednesday by leaving Owen Franks out of his squad and selecting more mobile props as he signalled an intent to play an up-tempo game in Japan.
August 28, 2019

U.S. football fans will have to wait for official sports betting partners

As football fans get ready for the start of the National Football League season on Sept. 5, they may think the league will finally endorse a legal U.S. sports betting operator.