New Perth stadium wants Boxing Day or New Year’s Test

Perth's new $1.6 billion sports stadium wants to poach one of the two iconic events on the Australian cricket calendar – Melbourne's Boxing Day Test or Sydney's New Year's Test. As 60,000-seat, technologically advanced Optus Stadium prepares to host Australia and India in its maiden Test, beginning Friday, venue boss Mike McKenna has revealed his intentions amid frustration from Perth […]

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Rays’ new stadium proposal dead – and clock ticking on alternative solutions before they can leave Tropicana Field

LAS VEGAS – The Tampa Bay Rays bid farewell to their Ybor City era on Tuesday. It was a good nine-month run that ended as so many Rays stadium dreams do – back at the drawing board. Baseball’s most challenged franchise, which has worked for a decade to develop a new home before their lease at unfeasible Tropicana Field expires […]

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Ashley Young hopeful of new deal but Man Utd have options to replace veteran

The 33-year-old's contract is set to expire at the end of the season and last month SunSport reported he was playing hardball over a new deal. But the winger turned full-back is keen to extend his stay at Old Trafford and win more trophies in Manchester. Speaking after his side's 4-1 hammering against Fulham, Young insisted he is as fit […]

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Phil Foden to sign new six-year Man City deal as pressure grows on Pep Guardiola to start youngster

The Daily Telegraph say the teenager will pen a six-year deal keeping him at the Etihad until 2024. Foden, 18, has struggled for game time this season under Pep Guardiola – with all but one of his 13 appearances coming from the bench. The gifted midfielder is regarded as one of the best young players to come the through the […]

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Rodgers, Brady set new NFL records

Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers set an NFL record on Monday morning (AEDT), passing Tom Brady for the most consecutive pass attempts without an interception. The record-setting 359th straight pass came on a 24-yard, third-quarter touchdown toss to Randall Cobb, which put the Packers ahead 27-7 over Atlanta. The Packers went on to beat the Falcons 34-20. Green Bay’s Aaron […]

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‘ultra-low emission zone’ will force motorists to pay £12.50 a day

London’s new ‘ultra-low emission zone’ that will force a million motorists to pay £12.50 a day or get off the road ‘is expected to raise up to SIX times as much as the congestion charge’ The Ultra Low Emission Zone is being introduced in central London next year From Oct 2021 it will cover an area surrounded by the North […]

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New Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuettl's surname remarkably translates into English as 'rabbit hutch'

Given that his surname translates into English as ‘rabbit hutch’, that should not be hard to do. But the first Austrian boss in England’s top flight has already made a lasting impression after one of the more memorable debut press conferences. In a captivating first 40 minutes in front of the media, the new Southampton manager announced himself by claiming […]

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New York magazine deletes story mocking nuptials of ‘global scam artist’ Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra and musician Nick Jonas stand for photographs at their wedding reception in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri) New York magazine has deleted a story and apologized after publishing an article that questioned the marriage of Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas, calling the actress a “global scam artist” who essentially wed the […]

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Floyd Mayweather's New Year's opponent drafts in P4P star Jorge Linares as training partner ahead of exhibition clash

Linares, who lives him Japan with his wife Michelle and their daughter Chloe, has been in camp with Nasukawa putting the kickboxer through his paces. The pair trained together in Las Vegas at Linares' gym where they took part in a sparring session helping Nasukawa get ready for his RIZIN 14 match up with the former pound-for-pound king Mayweather. Linares […]

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Arsenal step up hunt for new left-back over fears Nacho Monreal will quit next summer as Genk ace Jere Uronen is eyed

Monreal, 32, is out of contract at Arsenal in seven months and has not agreed a new deal despite talks. Aaron Ramsey and Danny Welbeck also look like leaving on frees. Gunners boss Emery has made a new left-back his No 1 priority in the transfer market. He has looked at Genk full-back Jere Uronen but is undecided on his […]

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