This is a fun way to respect the locals. Cal rolled past Hawaii in the opening game of the college football season on Friday night, 51-31. It was a bit of a weird one, with early onside kicks and mostly optional defense and, above all...Show More Summary
It didn't end well for Serena Williams at last year's U.S. Open. After running through the Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon, all she needed to do was continue to dominate the field in her home country and she would have won...Show More Summary
Roger Federer is already looking forward to next season. After a “painful” year, Federer said Wednesday (via CNN) at a promotional event in New York City that he aims to return to competition in time for the Australian Open in January and that he is “doing well.” The 35-year-old announced in July that he is sitting out […]
NEW YORK, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Roger Federer, who is sidelined for the rest of the year, said on Wednesday he plans to return to competition in Australia in January at the Hopman Cup and the Australian Open.
A native Australian explains what Golden Bears and Rainbow Warriors need to know about playing an actual college football game on the other side of Earth. Hello, Cal or Hawaii athletic director. You have chosen to hold college football’s season opener in Australia (August 26, 10 p.m. Show More Summary
But the freshman that stood out was T.J. Leaf, not Lonzo Ball.
The national body representing fuel retailers in Australia has openly criticised the ACCC’s June 2016 Quarterly Report on the Australian Petroleum Market for being “somewhat selective” in its most recent commentary on retail petrol price movements — namely that petrol prices have hit a new low — but retailers are charging more than ever. More »
On 9/11, an Australian photographer was working in NYC. He’d been covering the US Open. He was planning on taking the day off, but he was called after the first plane hit the World Trade Center. He was arriving in the area when the 2nd tower collapsed. He spent the rest of the day documenting […]
Angelique Kerber came into the Olympics as one of this planet’s best in 2016; having won the Australian Open and reaching Wimbledon’s final, the WTA #2 was a heavy favorite in yesterday’s gold medal singles match against Puerto Rico’s Mónica Puig. Show More Summary
Angelique Kerber of Germany will battle Puerto Rico starlet Monica P uig for the women's tennis gold medal at the 2016 Rio Games on Saturday after the pair navigated difficult matches in the last four. Australian Open champion Kerber...Show More Summary
After the three largest Australian banks filed an application to make their own mobile payment apps available on the iPhone, Apple has countered with claims that opening up its NFC technology could damage the device’s security, the Australian Financial Times reports. Show More Summary
Apple is standing firm against pressure from Australian banks that want to install their own mobile wallets on the iPhone.
Apple has made a formal complaint to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission in response to resistance from Australian financial institutions to adopt Apple Pay. Apple says the country’s three largest banks have formed a monopolistic cartel...Show More Summary
Being a famous pop singer may seem all fancy and fabulous, but it's made relationships a little tricky for Selena Gomez. Ahead of her appearance on the September cover of Australian Vogue, Selena opened up about the difficulties of dating while famous. Show More Summary
Just another sad, scary black mark on this year's Olympics… Not even two full days after the Olympic Games kicked off with a rousing opening ceremony, two Australian rowing coaches were robbed at knifepoint by a pair of Brazilian teenagers while walking back to their hotel on Friday night. Related: Watch This French Gymnast's Gruesome Injury The coaches, [...]
Walked in here with five Australians. Their blazers include the name of every Aussie gold medalist ever pic.twitter.com/ZrJFQOLnBf — Andrew Sharp (@andrewsharp) August 5, 2016 While the competition in every sport is enticing enough to watch the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio, part of the fun is admiring their distinctive national uniforms. Show More Summary
We can't believe it's been nearly 10 years since Steve Irwin was tragically killed by a stingray back in September of 2006. In the September issue of Australian Woman's Weekly, the Crocodile Hunter's widow Terri Irwin opens up about moving on after the death of the father of her two children, Bindi and Robert. The 52-year-old shares: "I [...]
By Joe Koizumi Photos by Boxing Beat Fujimoto stops Lovelock WBC#18 heavyweight, Japanese champ Kyotaro Fujimoto (15-1, 8 KOs), 231.5, withstood an opening attack of Australian Adam Lovelock (11-6, 2 KOs), 220, and halted him with his good retaliation at … Continue reading ? The post Japan update appeared first on Boxing News.
Don’t look, but it’s been two years since Australians have been able to order items from Newegg. So to celebrate, the gargantuan tech retailer is rolling out even more Australian services — such as an Ebay store. Problem is, there’s nothing to buy. More »
Media Access Australia is the only Australian nonprofit that advocates for making media accessible to people with disabilities -- and they're also a member of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), an open standards body that disappointed its supporters when it bowed to the big entertainment and browser companies and agreed to make a DRM system for online video. (more…)