Kaili McLaren turns short-term deal into WNBL title

Kaili McLaren should have been home months ago, far removed from the Canberra Capitals' championship celebrations. But when you stumble on a gem like this United States import, you do everything you can to keep her. The camaraderie Canberra’s WNBL title was built on wouldn't be the same without her. Kaili Mclaren with coach Paul Goriss as the WNBL grand […]

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For Mikaela Shiffrin, a Triumph That Leaves Skiing, and Her, Breathless

ARE, Sweden — Mikaela Shiffrin could not breathe. She had no energy. Self-doubt had set in. Then came some encouragement from her coaches: “The reality is you have to push for 60 seconds. Everything else doesn’t matter. Just 60 seconds.” They were perhaps the sweetest 60 seconds of her career. Fighting off a lung infection, Shiffrin delivered her most resilient […]

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Jeremy Corbyn's son 'rents out ex-council flat for £150 a night on Airbnb'

The adviser to the Labour Shadow Chancellor, Sebastian Corbyn, bought the two-bed apartment in 2016 for £162,500, the Mail on Sunday reports. This is much less than the market rate for other properties in the block, which have sold for £650k. Sebastian, who works for Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell, has rented out the flat 47 times, according to the newspaper. […]

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Sunday's UK weather forecast — mixed bag with sunshine in east, rain across west, strong winds in northwest

Blustery showers arriving from the west Monday, and it will be less mild. Tuesday will be mostly dry, with rain and strong winds in north, this lingering into Wednesday. UK weather forecast for 6am on Sunday February 17 UK weather forecast for 3pm on Sunday February 17 Be in control of your bills – and save up to £518 Sign […]

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Scott shares the lead at rain-hit PGA Tour event in Los Angeles

Adam Scott and Justin Thomas shrugged off chilly morning conditions on Saturday (Sunday AEDT) to share the lead after the second round of the rain-interrupted Genesis Open in Los Angeles. The pair, both former world number ones, completed rounds of six-under-par 65 at Riviera to lead on 11-under 131. After weather disrupted play the first two days, Thomas had to […]

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Astros pitcher Justin Verlander wants to pitch until he’s 45 years old

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Quarterback Tom Brady continues to defy logic, winning his sixth Super Bowl title with the New England Patriots earlier this month at the ripe old age of 41. Following that same mold, Houston Astros’ ace Justin Verlander wants to extend his illustrious Major League Baseball career beyond conventional wisdom. “I’m taking the proper steps to prepare myself […]

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Peanuts, Cracker Jack won’t be sold at Connecticut Double-A baseball stadium, club says

The parent of a 2-year-old boy who’s allergic to peanuts was reportedly pleased by a Connecticut Double-A baseball club’s decision to stop selling the food item at their stadium. (Google Street View) The parent of a 2-year-old boy who’s allergic to peanuts was reportedly pleased by a Connecticut Double-A baseball club’s decision to stop selling the food item at its stadium. […]

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Lindsey Vonn glad to end celebrated career with a world medal after injury jinx

The most successful female skier of all time allowed Eurosport TV cameras access-all-areas for her final appearance at the Alpine World Ski Championships in Are, Sweden, this month. The documentary ‘Lindsey Vonn – Chasing History’, which is broadcast on Sunday evening, follows the legendary Vonn from the moment she announced on social media she would be retiring, through to her […]

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Duncan Bannatyne slams ‘disgusting’ Karren Brady as she sticks by Philip Green

Straight-talking TV tycoon Duncan Bannatyne today brands business woman Karren Brady a hypocrite and says sticking by Sir Philip Green over allegations of sexual harassment is disgusting. Baroness Brady, 49, has refused to resign as chairman of Top Shop tycoon Green’s business empire – despite condemning other accused men, like movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. And, after being riled when Baroness […]

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