Australian Open: Steady Rafael Nadal beats animated Nick Kyrgios

They traded verbal barbs through the media last year after Kyrgios beat Nadal at a tournament in Mexico (which is why a spectator kept yelling “Acapulco!” in the stadium Monday). When they met again at Wimbledon in July — with, coincidentally, the exact same scoreline as Monday — Kyrgios ripped a shot right at Nadal’s […]

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

“You can’t give a good player — let alone maybe the best player ever — that many chances to come back,” said Sandgren, his voice low, his eyes looking down. “They’re going to find their game and start playing well. That seemed to me what happened.”

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.

Contador, Nadal auction memorabilia for Spanish Red Cross

Alberto Contador is auctioning his bike from the 2011 Giro d’Italia and Tour de France while Rafael Nadal is selling the shirt he wore when he won the 2019 French Open to raise money for the Spanish Red Cross’ fight against the coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Australian COVID-19 vaccine to be tested

Long lines formed at the Wuhan Tianhe International Airport, where a group of nurses from the city’s Tongji hospital held a farewell ceremony for a team of 130 nurses from the northeastern province of Jilin who came to help during the crisis, according to the New York Post.

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.

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

“I asked Aryna if she wanted to play doubles. She had never played doubles before but wanted to give it a go. It really worked out well. She would hit those really hard flat balls while I would have to use my hands at the net. That’s the combination that we use and it works.

Contador and Nadal auction memorabilia for Spanish Red Cross

PARIS (Reuters) – Alberto Contador is auctioning his bike from the 2011 Giro d’Italia and Tour de France while Rafa Nadal is selling the shirt he wore when he won the 2019 French Open to raise money for the Spanish Red Cross’ fight against the coronavirus.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison insists he is ‘fine’ after Australians expressed concerns about his ‘fatigued’ and ‘sick’ appearance – and reveals he follows a seven-minute ‘star jump’ routine daily for his ‘mental health’

March 24: Overseas travel, house auctions and inspections, birthday parties and barbecues are banned. Only five people will be allowed to attend weddings and funerals will be limited to having just 10 attendees. Hairdressers are allowed to stay open but customers can only visit for 30 minutes

As Australian arts moves online, here is where to check out comedy, theatre, music, drag, visual art and more

Can’t visit the Sydney Opera House?Australia’s most recognisable built structure, and premier home of the arts, has been forced to shut up shop. In response, the Sydney Opera House has launched From Our House to Yours. Every Wednesday to Sunday night at 6:00pm, the Opera House will release archival footage, live broadcasts and even premieres.