WWE Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia not mentioned during SmackDown 1000 as crowd BOO show following journalist disappearance

The wrestling promotion is under massive political pressure amid an outcry by fans to scrap the controversial pay-per-view. Vince McMahon is planning to take his top male stars to Riyadh and perform in front of a sold out crowd after signing a mega-money ten-year deal. But the alleged murder of American citizen Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi authorities in Turkey have led […]

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Man skinny dipped in shark tank hours after assault at medieval dinner show, police say

Police are looking for a man they say stripped naked and jumped into a shark tank just hours after he assaulted a man outside a medieval-themed dinner show, Toronto authorities say. David Weaver, 37, of Nelson, British Columbia, is wanted for “assault causing bodily harm” and “mischief interfere with property” after two separate incidents within a few hours of each […]

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Soulfly Plotting North American Tour

Metal band Soulfly has announced that they are planning to embark on a North American tour in early 2019 in promotion of their upcoming album, Ritual. “F**k yeah! We’re finally getting ready to tour America and Canada!” wrote vocalist, Max Cavalera. “We have the almighty KATAKLYSM and thrash masters INCITE with us to pulverize city after city, night after night! […]

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US embassy in Australia apologizes for Cookie Monster cat meeting invite

The U.S. Department of State sent out an email featuring this tabby cat dressed as the Cookie Monster. (Courtesy of My Furry Babies) The U.S. embassy in Australia apologized after a “training error” distributed a fake meeting invitation that included as its main image a photo of a cat dressed in Cookie Monster pajamas. The email, with the subject “meeting” […]

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Tomljanovic defeated in Kremlin Cup opener

Australian Ajla Tomljanovic has lost her first-round match at the WTA's Kremlin Cup to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. World No.46 Tomljanovic was beaten 7-5, 6-4 by Russian Pavlyuchenkova, who will face the top-ranked Simona Halep in the second round. Out in the first round: Ajla Tomljanovic.Credit:AP Fifth-seeded Latvian Anastasija Sevastova was made to battle by Magdalena Rybarikova before she prevailed 4-6, 7-5, […]

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Silver Ferns shock Diamonds in third Test

Australian coach Lisa Alexander defended her heavy player rotation in their shock 55-44 hammering from New Zealand in the third Constellation Cup Test. The Silver Ferns pounced on an error-riddled performance from the Diamonds in Hamilton and lifted their own standards several notches as Noeline Taurua claimed her first major scalp as coach. Australia missed a chance to equal a […]

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Wallabies spots on the line in crucial final-round NRC showdown

Wallabies futures could be on the line when Brisbane City host the Canberra Vikings in a blockbuster winner-takes-all National Rugby Championship showdown on Sunday. Vikings trio Rory Arnold, Joe Powell and Tom Banks are playing for a spot on the spring tour, while several City players have international aspirations heading into a World Cup year. Canberra lock Rory Arnold is trying […]

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Scully and Wingard flying in Hawks' direction

While Hawthorn are willing to give Port Adelaide a promising young player and their first draft pick in return for Chad Wingard, the Hawks are expected to acquire their other key trade target Tom Scully from the Giants for a later draft choice. Discussions between Greater Western Sydney and Hawthorn are set to see Scully join Hawthorn, whose unwillingness to […]

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