Marc Leishman nails fourth US PGA tour win

Marc Leishman nails fourth US PGA tour win

Marc Leishman was already having a good year. Yesterday in Kuala Lumpur, he made it a great one. The 34-year-old from Warrnambool secured his fourth United States PGA Tour title with a superb exhibition of ball-striking and putting in the $US7 million…

US, Russian astronauts make dangerous ballistic re-entry into Earth’s atmosphere after rocket fails

US, Russian astronauts make dangerous ballistic re-entry into Earth’s atmosphere after rocket fails

US, Russia space crew aborts mission after booster failure A US-Russia mission to the International Space Station hit a snag on Thursday when a Russian Soyuz rocket carrying NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin malfunctioned during its ascent and…

Premier League managers are using iPads to avoid touchline bans as they review referee's decisions in real time

Premier League managers are using iPads to avoid touchline bans as they review referee's decisions in real time

A tweak in FA regulations last summer let managers and their staff use handheld devices in the dugout to monitor the referee’s performance. The move coincided with a disciplinary clampdown that saw ‘Stage One Warnings’ introduced for bosses behaving badly. Cardiff chief…

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley resigns

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley resigns

New York: US President Donald Trump's ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, has resigned, leaving the White House with one fewer moderate Republican voice in his Cabinet. Former United States ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley. Credit:AP The President said he would…

North Korea demands US lift sanctions before it will abandon nukes

North Korea demands US lift sanctions before it will abandon nukes

United Nations: North Korea's foreign minister has said there was "no way we will denuclearise" without getting trust-building concessions from the United States, an assertion that reflected a continuing divide over efforts to ease nuclear tensions on the Korean Peninsula. "Without any…

Turkey accuses US of failing to abide by deal on Syrian town

Turkey accuses US of failing to abide by deal on Syrian town

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan waves to media after arrives at the airport Tegel for an official state visit in Germany at the capital Berlin, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber) ANKARA, Turkey –  Turkey’s president in remarks published Friday accused…

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warns North Korea will face ‘ever increasing isolation and pressure’ if it strays from denuclearisation

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warns North Korea will face ‘ever increasing isolation and pressure’ if it strays from denuclearisation

He told the 15-member body: "Enforcement of Security Council sanctions must continue vigorously and without fail until we realize the fully, final, verified denuclearisation."   "The members of the council must set the example on that effort." This year's UN Security Council…

Iran’s Rouhani: US headed into isolation after UN meeting

Iran’s Rouhani: US headed into isolation after UN meeting

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) TEHRAN, Iran –  Iran’s president said on Thursday that the U.N. Security Council meeting chaired by President Donald…

US baby ‘dies on Qatar Airways flight after suffering breathing problems while flying with his parents’

US baby ‘dies on Qatar Airways flight after suffering breathing problems while flying with his parents’

Baby Arnav Varma was travelling with his parents from Doha to Hyderabad, in India, when he started to struggle with his breathing. Soon after landing in Hyderabad, Arnav was taken to Apollo Medical Centre at the airport, the airline said. He was…

Davis skips US event for Aus Open defence

Davis skips US event for Aus Open defence

A patriotic Cameron Davis says his childhood dream of defending golf's Australian Open made sacrificing one of five early PGA Tour starts an easy decision. The Sydney native was recently promoted to the lucrative American top flight through the secondary Web.com Tour…

US Open umpire who issued violations against Serena Williams speaks out

US Open umpire who issued violations against Serena Williams speaks out

Serena Williams gets support of two tennis organizations Two tennis organizations come to the support of Serena Williams after her contentious argument with the umpire during the finals of the U.S. Open. The Women's Tennis Association and the U.S. Tennis Association allege…

The Phillies groundskeepers used blowtorches

The Phillies groundskeepers used blowtorches

The Philadelphia area was hit with some rainy weather over the weekend, which left the field at Citizens Bank Park damp for the week’s series with Washington. Not to worry, though. The Phillies groundscrew has fire. Reporters at the stadium caught video…

US threatens 'punishment' for help with Afghan war crimes probes

US threatens 'punishment' for help with Afghan war crimes probes

Washington: The United States will threaten to punish individuals who cooperate with the International Criminal Court in a potential investigation of US wartime actions in Afghanistan, according to people familiar with the decision. US national security adviser John Bolton has long opposed…

‘Why not us?' Jack Viney says this year could be Melbourne's

‘Why not us?' Jack Viney says this year could be Melbourne's

In with a shout: Jack Viney, centre, and Demons teammates. Melbourne co-captain Jack Viney has borrowed the famous 2016 Western Bulldogs mantra, "Why not us?" as the Demons move into the second weekend of finals. Viney told a media conference at the…

Rafael Nadal withdraws from US Open

Rafael Nadal withdraws from US Open

A weary and wounded world No.1 Rafael Nadal has retired from his US Open semi- final while trailing Juan Martin del Potro 7-6 (7-3) 6-2, his second retirement at a grand slam this year. Nadal showed signs of distress almost from the…

US Open: Naomi Osaka breezes into her first major semifinal

US Open: Naomi Osaka breezes into her first major semifinal

NEW YORK — Naomi Osaka reached the first Grand Slam semifinal berth of her career Wednesday, a successful followup to her first major quarterfinal. It took the 20th-seeded Osaka only 57 minutes to defeat unseeded Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine 6-1, 6-1. Osaka is…

US Pentagon cancels aid to Pakistan over record on militants

US Pentagon cancels aid to Pakistan over record on militants

Washington: The US military has confirmed the cancellation of $US300 million ($400 million) in aid to Pakistan that had been suspended over Islamabad's perceived failure to take decisive action against militants, in a new blow to deteriorating ties. Replay The so-called Coalition Support…

Millman charges into US Open third round

Millman charges into US Open third round

Australian John Millman has scored one of the biggest wins of his career to charge into the US Open third round in New York. Millman, the world No.55, upset 14th-seeded Italian Fabio Fognini 6-1, 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 to progress to the last…