Wed, 23 Jan 2019 11:55
Pliskova slays Serena to set up Osaka semi-final
Serena Williams's bid to equal Margaret Court's record 24 Grand Slam titles was brought to a shuddering halt in sensational style Wednesday by Karolina Pliskova, who will face Naomi Osaka in the Australian Open semi-finals.
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 19:11
Serena outslugs top seed Halep as Zverev implodes at Open
A fired-up Serena Williams slugged past world number one Simona Halep Monday as she inches ever closer to a 24th Grand Slam title on a day that saw Alexander Zverev implode at the Australian Open
Sat, 19 Jan 2019 13:06
Serena relentlessly marches on as Osaka, Svitolina survive scares
Serena Williams' relentless drive towards an eighth Australian Open title cranked up another gear Saturday with a third round drubbing, as Naomi Osaka and Elina Svitolina survived big scares to stay in the hunt.
Sat, 19 Jan 2019 12:23
Serena juggernaut rolls into Aussie Open last 16
Serena Williams swatted aside Ukrainian teenager Dayana Yastremska in straight sets Saturday, powering into the Australian Open last 16 as she chases a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:59
'Serena-tard' debuts at Australian Open
Serena Williams unveiled her latest fashion statement at the Australian Open on Tuesday, and helpfully ended any confusion about what to call the striking garment.
Wed, 09 Jan 2019 01:00
Ugly American has been replaced on the world stage…
In 1958, Americans William Lederer and Eugene Burdick wrote a thinly disguised novel about their country’s outrageous conduct – a dangerous mix of determined ignorance and blithe arrogance – in Southeast Asia.
Thu, 03 Jan 2019 17:00
Serena sweeps Hopman Cup singles ahead of Slam record bid
Serena Williams completed a clean sweep of her singles matches at the mixed teams Hopman Cup in Perth Thursday as she prepares for her bid to make Grand Slam history at the Australian Open.
Fri, 28 Dec 2018 07:04
Serena eyes 'bigger and better things' after US Open drama
Serena Williams would not discuss the incidents that unfolded during the US Open final she lost to Naomi Osaka in September and is choosing to "move on to bigger and better things", the American told reporters in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 01:00
Another blast of hot air from White House windbag
I notice that US President Donald Trump has taken a snide shot at Admiral William McRaven, who supervised the Seal team that killed Osama bin Laden.
Thu, 22 Nov 2018 05:23
Venus Williams reaches settlement in fatal traffic accident
Venus Williams has reached a settlement with the estate of a man who died in a traffic collision in Florida with a car driven by the tennis star.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:00
Dutch cyclist completes near-18,000km overland journey to visit dad in Thailand
A 28-year-old Dutchman has reportedly completed a 17,900-kilometre cross-continent bicycle ride from the Netherlands to visit his 58-year-old father, who lives in Thailand.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:17
Focus on law enforcement in Myanmar as it moves to crack down on wildlife trade
Calls for an end to growing wildlife trade in Myanmar’s border areas have resulted in triggering government action to continue its ban on all illegal wildlife sales across the nation, according to Christy Williams, country director of WWF Myanmar.
Tue, 30 Oct 2018 01:00
Tributes pour in for ‘legend’ Vichai
Prince William among those paying homage, as Leicester mourns death of their Thai boss in helicopter crash.
Thu, 25 Oct 2018 13:40
Footwear for the billionaire
adidas Originals and Pharrell Williams continue their collaborative partnership with the third instalment of the adidas Originals by Billionaire Boys Club.
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:38
Serena Williams: a portrait
“Being Serena” is a five-part documentary series chronicling tennis icon Serena Williams at a pivotal moment in her personal and professional life. The first two episodes of “Being Serena” debuts back-to-back on Monday (October 29 at 9pm, exclusively on HBO.
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