MotoGP 2020: Brilliant Binder claims first premier class win in only third race

Fabio Quartararo won the opening two rounds at Jerez but was off the pace and finished way back in seventh, behind Alex Rins, Valentino Rossi and Miguel Oliveira, while Maverick Vinales’ hugely disappointing weekend continued as he came home 10th.

Detroit Review: A Harrowing Tale of Racial Injustice

Detroit hits you like a punch in the stomach. It is an uneasy film to watch. Bigelow and Boal show the darkest parts of human nature. On one hand, you have the anger and bitterness of the corrupt cops. They are so filled with hatred, their vile actions unfettered by guilt or conscience. Then you […]

F1 2020: Verstappen wins 70th Anniversary Grand Prix to end Mercedes run

Mercedes had won the opening four Formula One races of the 2020 season, but the brilliant Verstappen ended that run by triumphing from fourth on the grid as his tyre strategy paid dividends.

NBA Wrap: Warren outshines LeBron’s Lakers, Doncic wins Giannis duel

Former volleyball player Neeti Rawat reminisces her journey from an athlete to commentator

Oscars 2015: who will win best original screenplay?

For all his outsider trappings, the 45-year-old Texan is now firmly in the Academy’s club, and many of his peers will now believe he’s due a win. His latest, meanwhile, represents his most Academy-friendly gambit yet: it has the daffy comic energy on which he made his name in the first place, with the wistful […]

Blindness review – blazing pandemic tale is brilliantly too close for comfort

For anyone finding conversations about the coronavirus pandemic extremely anxiety-inducing, this is not a show to distract you. But Blindness is an exquisitely told story of resilience, violence, and hope. Stevenson’s narration is so vivid, and the tech design so atmospheric, that you’d almost swear you could see each scene playing out in front of […]

Biden and Pelosi slam executive orders as ‘reckless war on social security’ as Trump taunts Dems ‘won’t win’ in court

He said states will handle 25 percent of the cost for the unemployment benefit, while the federal government will pay for 75 percent.

Cannes 2012 review: Moonrise Kingdom

Anderson’s movies often mark out their own weirdly regressive, faintly dysfunctional space, from which the modern world has been politely excluded, and where the occupants communicate in a kind of modified, private language. Now he takes us back to 1965, a little coastal town in New England called New Penzance. Perhaps, in its un-swinging quaintness, […]

Rogers Cup: Nadal, Serena off to winning start

“After Wimbledon always the mind goes down a little bit because I have been playing long claycourt season, then grass, so you didn’t relax,” Nadal told reporters. “Then when you finish Wimbledon, it’s like your body lose a little bit that tension, so it needs little bit of time to recover.

Madonna reveals she is writing a movie with Academy Award-winning Juno scribe Diablo Cody but remains coy about subject matter

She won a Golden Globe for Best Actress – Comedy or Musical for Evita in 1997, and also turned in excellent performances in films such as 1985’s Desperately Seeking Susan and A League Of Their Own in 1992 – the latter of which is being made into an Amazon series with Broad City’s Abbi Jacobson.