Wimbledon draw, order of play 2022: Ash Barty’s Simona Halep request, Iga Swiatek on centre court

Ash Barty showed she is an absolute champion with a brilliant request for Wimbledon this year. Organizers have ignored her. Ash Barty’s rumored request for former Wimbledon champion Simona Halep to open the tournament on center court this year has fallen on deaf ears. Halep, the 2019 champion, had previously been denied the traditional honor … Read more

Ukraine war: Close ally to Vladimir Putin calls to ‘strike London first in WWII’ on Russian media

A close Putin political ally and reservist general has called for a major western city to be hit first in World War Three. A close Putin political ally and reservist general has called for London to be hit first in a World War Three. MP Andrey Gurulyov, 54, a member of Russian parliament’s defense committee, … Read more

AOC president Ian Chesterman says transgender athlete policies are up to individual sports

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) says it will leave policies around transgender athletes up to individual sports, in line with the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) guidelines. Key points: AOC boss Ian Chesterman has reiterated the IOC’s stance that individual sports are responsible for setting their own policies regarding trans and gender-diverse athletes He says the … Read more

Tennis: Qualifiers boost Australia’s Wimbledon presence

Australia is guaranteed a strong singles presence at Wimbledon next week after multiple players qualified for the grasscourt grand slam. Jason Kubler and Max Purcell have bolstered Australia’s already-strong men’s singles presence at Wimbledon to nine after winning their way through qualifying. Zoe Hives also advanced to the women’s draw after countrywoman Priscilla Hon withdrew … Read more

Macron ‘compromise’ call meets opposition resistance

France risked prolonged political deadlock Thursday after parties gave a frosty reception to President Emmanuel Macron’s call for “commitments” to keep France governable after an indecisive parliamentary election. Macron made his plea in an address to the nation late Wednesday days after failing to retain a majority in parliament, a setback that threatens to cripple … Read more

EU weighs Ukraine candidacy as Russia inflicts ‘hell’ in east

A partially destroyed educational and laboratory building at a Kharkiv college struck by Russian rocket fire EU leaders met in Brussels on Thursday to discuss making Ukraine a candidate to join the bloc, a “decisive” moment likely to infuriate Russia as its forces battled stiff resistance to advance in the embattled eastern Donbas region. Western … Read more

2023 BMW M3 Touring revealed

Luxury brand goes after new ground with a practical spin on its performance car benchmark BMW has unveiled its much-anticipated M3 Touring, a wagon-bodied version of the latest M3 sedan. The first long-roofed M3 represents good news for enthusiasts who want to blend space with pace. But it’s bad news for performance car arch-rivals at … Read more

Australian Jack Miller’s classy act for fan after finishing third at German MotoGP

Australian Jack Miller has been praised for an ultra classy act for a fan in the crowd after finishing his race at the German MotoGP. Australian Jack Miller has given a fan a moment to remember with a classy act after he finished third at the German MotoGP on the weekend. Reigning MotoGP world champion … Read more

F1 2022: Christian Horner and Toto Wolff in ugly war, Canadian Grand Prix, FIA, rule changes

A Formula 1 team boss has added fuel to the fire of an ugly war following ill-tempered clashes among fell team bosses at the Canadian Grand Prix. Christian Horner has added fuel to the fire of F1’s ‘porpoising’ war, which has intensified following ill-tempered clashes among team bosses at the Canadian Grand Prix. Horner has … Read more

Luxury villas at Lizard Island offer privacy and five star personalised service

Fancy a few days at a secluded tropical island in a villa fit for a king with personal chefs and assistants and a yacht handy? SEE HOW MUCH IT’LL SET YOU BACK IMAGINE a remote tropical island getaway in a luxury villa with a personal chef, a staff member to attend to your every need, … Read more