The best long-haul travel apps for your smartphone

I find the free MPV plays anything I’ll throw at it, although for advanced features such as choosing different audio tracks or displaying subtitles, VideoLAN’s VLC (also free) can’t be beat and also plays a variety of audio and streaming files.

The best Apple Watch 5 prices and deals in April 2020

The Apple Watch 5 has a starting price of $399 / £399 / AU$649 for the GPS-only model and $499 / £499 / AU$799 for having both GPS and cellular. This starting price is for the 40mm display that comes with an aluminum case which includes a color choice of Gold, Space Black or Gray. […]

UK Sport urged to change funding model for Olympics and Paralympics

Great Britain has enjoyed unprecedented success at the Olympic Games since the no-compromise approach to funding was introduced in 2004. At Rio 2016 Team GB won 27 gold medals and finished second in the table. In so doing they also became the first country to improve their medal tally at five consecutive Games.

FMIA: Amidst Stunning 2020 Draft Possibilities, How One NFL Team Cuts Through The Mayhem To Get Ready

Thanks, Troy. From Troy Howard, of Hickory, N.C.: “I’ve been reading your column a long time. I enjoy the football stuff and the fair, honest, forthright way in which you approach the subject of the game and the people who make it happen, but I also enjoy your column more for all the ‘other’ stuff. I […]

It’s golf’s time to deliver a good show at the Olympics

Not since 1904 in St. Louis has golf been part of the Olympic program, with George Lyon of Canada winning the gold medal. Every major golf organization lobbied for its return, pledging support from the best players in the world. And that’s what golf had until four months ago, when the deadline began approaching and […]

Park leads by 1 shot over Lewis in women’s golf

Lagging behind was Lydia Ko, the No. 1 player in the world and the favorite coming into the week. She could only muster a 70 and was seven shots out of the lead. Ariya Jutanugarn, who led after the opening round, was playing with Lewis and couldn’t keep up. She shot a 72 and fell […]

A return to suburban grounds would offer a chance to reawaken the AFL’s soul

By taking a selection of these lower-drawing games to Princes Park, the rich history of the game can be drawn upon to allow another generation to experience the magic of suburban footy in a modern light. This isn’t everything but it would mean plenty to loyalists. Sure, we’ll keep paying our money regardless – we’re […]

Surfing ace Sally Fitzgibbons takes refuge at isolated location where only the winds and tides change

The World Surf League is meant to be having its Easter pilgrimage to Bells Beach this week. For the first time since 1971, there may be no surfing world champions this year. Fitzgibbons’s normal schedule would be mapped out for her travels from Australia to Brazil to Indonesia to South Africa to California to France […]

Handle with care: Brignone’s crystal globes come in the mail

“It was the only positive thing for them,” said Brignone, whose written response to the medical workers was posted inside the hospital. “They are really doing a lot of work. We have to say, ‘Thank you.’ All Italians have to say, ‘Thank you,’ to all the doctors and nurses.”

Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson share selfie from coronavirus isolation in Australia as they ‘take it one day at a time’

She said: “I have been in contact with Baz Luhrmann quite often today and he has said to me that he wants to pass on to everyone that we stand with the people of Queensland in making sure we comply with any restrictions and of course that we want to see a speedy recovery.