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

Glastonbury 2022: Volodymyr Zelensky speaks at festival

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky urged revellers to band together to try to stop the conflict with Russia. Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky on Friday put in an appearance at the Glastonbury music festival, urging revellers to band together to try to stop the conflict with Russia. Zelensky made his appeal in English in a recorded video … 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

Ukraine forces to retreat from battleground city: governor

Ukraine says their troops will ‘hold on as long as necessary’ Ukrainian forces will retreat from Severodonetsk in the face of a brutal Russian offensive that is reducing the battleground eastern city to rubble, a senior Ukrainian official said Friday. The news came shortly after the European Union made a strong show of support for … Read more

Ukraine war: Volodymyr Zelensky blasts Israel over refusal to sanction Russia

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has not minced words in criticizing a particular country for its refusal to sanction Russia. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday intensified his criticism of Israel’s refusal to sanction Russia, during an address by the Jewish leader to the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Zelensky’s speech four months into Russia’s war on … 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

Russia vs Lithuania: City of Kaliningrad central to Moscow’s threats

The war in Ukraine could very easily spiral into a world war if Russia follows through with threats over a tiny city outside Ukraine. When World War II ended, a tiny part of Europe between Lithuania and Poland was captured by the Red Army and became part of the Soviet Union. The territory bordering the … Read more

F1 2022: Nikita Mazepin is suing his old team Haas for unpaid wages after getting sacked from the grid

Former Russian F1 star Nikita Mazepin is taking his old team to court after he was unceremoniously sacked on the eve of the season. Former Russian F1 driver Nikita Mazepin has confirmed he is suing his old team Haas for unpaid wages after he was sacked earlier this year. Mazepin was kicked off the grid … Read more

Tracking Russian vessels in the Baltic

Reference books help identify observed ships from the sky The cluster of dots on the Atlantique 2’s screens may seem like a confusing mess to the untrained eye, but not to the crew of the French naval surveillance aircraft tasked with telling friend from foe in the Baltic Sea. “Another tarantula,” says an operator as … Read more

Ben Stiller meets Zelenskyy in Kyiv, tells president ‘You’re my hero’ – National

Actor and director Ben Stiller met Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv on Monday to mark World Refugee Day. Stiller, who was visiting Ukraine as a goodwill ambassador of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), gushed about Zelenskyy upon meeting, telling the president, “You’re amazing.” Stiller’s visit to the country comes as the … Read more