After the Olympic Village chaotic opening on Sunday, organizers ordered a round the clock work to address the issues aired primarily by the Australian team. However, they also admitted that only half of the 31 apartment buildings have passed safety tests.
Blocked toilets. Leaky pipes. Exposed electrical wiring. Suffice it to say the athletes' village at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro had a rough opening over the weekend, with the contingent from Australian refusing to move in. On Monday, the head of the Rio 2016 organizing committee...
Everything’s coming up Margot! As the Australian actress does the final press rounds for Suicide Squad, which opens August 5th, she will have a little more to talk about now that she’s set to star in and produce an adaptation of Matt Ruff’s 2007 book Bad Monkeys. Robbie will play ... More »
The Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba is ramping up its Australian presence. The company plans to open its first local office in Melbourne by the end of the year, according to a Tuesday statement. The office will be led by Maggie ZhouShow More Summary
Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s bid to become the UN secretary-general (SG) is finally out in the open after he requested Australian government support for his nomination, ending months of speculation. Foreign minister Julie Bishop has confirmed Mr Rudd’s request will today be put forward to Cabinet, where support for Mr Rudd is mixed. Show More Summary
Sixth-ranked women's tennis player Victoria Azarenka announced Friday that she is pregnant and expecting her first child. The two-time Australian Open champion revealed the news on Twitter: The 26-year-old native of Belarus did not participate at Wimbledon due to a knee injury, and she will now miss both the Olympics and the U.S. Show More Summary
The top picks to win at this year's U.S. Open include three Americans, three Australians and two golfers from South Africa.
Serena Williams avenged her Australian Open loss to Angelique Kerber in claiming her seventh Wimbledon singles title and 22nd Grand Slam championship overall, bringing her into a tie with Steffi Graf for most all-time in the Open Era. Read more...
Williams not only matched Steffi Graf’s number of major championships, but also avenged a loss to Angelique Kerber at the Australian Open final this year.
Serena Williams will defend her Wimbledon crown against Angelique Kerber on Saturday, where the world No. 1 is searching for revenge following her Australian Open defeat earlier this year. It was Kerber who prevented Williams from beginning...Show More Summary
The casual tennis fan might be disappointed that Saturday’s women’s singles final at Wimbledon doesn’t feature sisters Serena and Venus Williams. But the more discerning observers know that the better matchup prevailed: Serena Williams versus Angelique Kerber of Germany. Theirs is a rematch of...
On the same day that Andy Murray bids for his second Wimbledon title, his fellow Scotsman Gordon Reid will also bid for glory on the grass of SW19 in the gentlemen's wheelchair singles final.
Serena Williams is hoping to earn the 22nd Grand Slam title of her career on Saturday—but she must navigate past Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber at Wimbledon 2016 in London. The skillful German defeated the American icon in...Show More Summary
Here's how you can watch the men's semifinals at Wimbledon on Friday. The women's finals at this year's Wimbledon are set, with Serena Williams set to take on Angelique Kerber in a rematch of their Australian Open final. But before that gets underway on Saturday, the men's semifinals have to take place. Show More Summary
No. 1 Serena Williams and No. 4 Angelique Kerber will meet in a Grand Slam final for the second time this year on Saturday at Wimbledon, and Serena will look to both avenge her Australian Open loss and win her 22nd career Grand SlamShow More Summary
Chilean Felipe Aguilar and Australian Scott Hend share the Scottish Open lead after a testing opening round at Castle Stuart.
Australian Scott Hend and Chile's Felipe Aguilar shot three-under-par 69s to lead the way in the Scottish Open after a windy first round at Castle Stuart on Thursday.
The women's semifinals were the highlight of Wimbledon on Thursday, as a pair of sisters, the 2016 Australian Open champion and the Cinderella darling of this year's tournament in London all graced the court. Below, we'll take a look...Show More Summary
The marquee match of the Wimbledon ladies' semifinals takes place on Thursday at approximately 10 a.m. ET on Centre Court between No. 4 Angelique Kerber and No. 8 Venus Williams. Kerber, who won the 2016 Australian Open, has rarely been challenged throughout her run to the final four of the women's singles draw. Show More Summary
Serena Williams plays unseeded Russian Elena Vesnina, 29, in Thursday's first semi-final on Centre Court. Eighth seed Venus, 36, then faces Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber, 28.