Australian Open: Roger Federer saves 7 match points. Now Novak Djokovic is up next.

“For the most time there, I thought that was it. Of course, there’s little sparkles where maybe not. Then you’re like, ‘No, it IS over,’” said Federer, who only once before had won after facing as many as seven match points, equaling his personal best from all the way back in 2003. “Only maybe when […]

Australian Open: Steady Rafael Nadal beats animated Nick Kyrgios

Truthfully, Kyrgios should be “Mic’d Up” every time he plays, and his patter was strong, whether he was complimenting Nadal with “Too good!” or admonishing his entourage to “Say something!” or sarcastically criticizing himself by shouting “Well done!” after a bad backhand or smacking himself in the head with his racket.

Elise Mertens talks about life in lockdown, keeping fit, US Open doubles success and Kim Clijsters’ comeback

“You don’t see a lot of cars on the street here in my hometown. There are a few people walking around but it’s pretty quiet. Usually, I look out to a busy street but it’s very quiet now. When you listen to the news it’s all about one thing, but of course it’s a really […]

Austalian Open: No. 1 Rafael Nadal upset by Dominic Thiem in quarterfinals

Thiem’s 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4), 4-6, 7-6 (6) victory over the top-seeded Nadal lasted 4 hours, 10 minutes because of so many lengthy, electrifying points. One rather memorable one featured Thiem stumbling onto his backside before popping up and keeping the ball in play until Nadal made a mistake.

Coronavirus: Australian COVID-19 vaccine to be tested

At the same time, politicians and health officials warn that while deaths, hospitalisation and new infections may be levelling off in places like Italy and Spain, and even New York has seen encouraging signs amid the gloom, the crisis is far from over, and a catastrophic second wave could hit if countries let their guard […]

Australian cruise ship carrying British passengers is stranded off Uruguay with nearly half of those on board testing positive for coronavirus – and six in a ‘life-threatening’ condition

This would require passengers to disembark in three groups: those who had tested negative and were well, those who were positive but either recovering or with vague symptoms; and those who are sick.

5G phones 2019 revealed – you need THESE handsets for a fast internet upgrade

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G Edition – releasing “early summer” Samsung Galaxy Fold – releasing April 26 (US) / May 3 (Europe) Huawei Mate X – releasing summer 2019 Honor (name TBC) – 2019 OnePlus (name TBC) – prototype revealed at MWC 2019 in late February Oppo (name TBC) – 2019 Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G […]

ICC World Cup 2019: Henry knows how dangerous West Indies can be but backs New Zealand to deal with threat

“It’s always great when you’ve got someone like Kane in your side. Being able to watch him and play the way he did, South Africa have a very good bowling attack and they applied pressure in a lot of situations, the game ebbed and flowed a lot but he managed to stick it out with […]

Budget 2019 | The Har Ghar Jal scheme could be Modi’s ticket to 2024

There are many problems in front of the government and they appear insurmountable at the moment — but, if the Centre finds a way to keep its promise, it will be nothing short of a miracle. It will be a much bigger achievement than what it has done under Swachh Bharat, and it will have […]

US Open Golf Tournament Fast Facts

October 4, 1895 – The first US Open Championship takes place on the nine-hole course at Newport Golf and Country Club in Newport, Rhode Island. Ten professionals and one amateur play in the 36-hole tournament. Horace Rawlins, a course assistant, wins the tournament. He wins $150.