Your guide to the track and field events in Birmingham

Your guide to the track and field events in Birmingham

The field for the men’s 100m in Birmingham includes 11 athletes who made the semi-finals in Eugene and yet none of them stands out as the clear favourite. The reigning Commonwealth champion Akani Simbine from South Africa will be strong again. Loading The Jamaican trio appears likely to be 20-year-old rising star Ackeem Blake, Conroy …

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Senate GOP backtracks after veterans bill firestorm

Senate GOP backtracks after veterans bill firestorm

Minority Leader Mitch McConnell declined to respond to a question Monday about why the legislation was held up. “It will pass this week,” he said. Other Republicans in Senate leadership struck a similar tone. Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) told POLITICO he would “expect it to pass” and Sen. John Thune (RS.D.), McConnell’s No. 2, echoed …

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Sony says there is no way to compete with Call of Duty

Sony says there is no way to compete with Call of Duty

In a Brazilian court filing concerning the upcoming Activision Blizzard and Microsoft merger, Sony stated that the popular FPS series “influences users’ console choice” and is “an essential game: a blockbuster, an AAA-type game that has no rival.” The Activision Blizzard and Microsoft merger is the largest proposed merger in video games, valued at nearly …

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Football Australia appoints Ernie Merrick to key cheif football officer role

Football Australia appoints Ernie Merrick to key cheif football officer role

Football Australia will now lean heavily upon that wisdom to set the country’s football direction. Born in Scotland where he played semi-professionally, Merrick moved to Melbourne in 1975 and swiftly rose through the football ranks as a coach – first at local level, then the old National Soccer League, the Victorian Institute of Sport (where …

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What happened when the WA Liberals looked in the mirror

What happened when the WA Liberals looked in the mirror

The model gives all branch members that live in the geographical area the power to vote in candidate preselections alongside a committee of delegates of people who live outside the branch. It will replace the current model where candidates are preselected by a panel made up of delegates selected by branch members. “By enfranchising over …

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US kills top al-Qaida leader and key 9/11 plotter, Ayman al-Zawahiri : NPR

US kills top al-Qaida leader and key 9/11 plotter, Ayman al-Zawahiri : NPR

A frame grab from a video aired in 2006 on Al-Jazeera television shows Al-Qaida second-in-command Ayman Al-Zawahiri. AFP/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption AFP/AFP via Getty Images A frame grab from a video aired in 2006 on Al-Jazeera television shows Al-Qaida second-in-command Ayman Al-Zawahiri. AFP/AFP via Getty Images Top al-Qaida leader and key …

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TikTok: US woman makes surprising claim about Aussie driver

TikTok: US woman makes surprising claim about Aussie driver

An American woman living in Sydney has divided the internet after claiming that she did not use a handbrake on her car. The woman, known as Brit, claimed in a now viral TikTok post that there was no need to use the handbrake except in certain circumstances because cars weren’t “rolling away”. “If you’re American, …

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Luke Jackson future at Melbourne Demons, Fremantle Dockers, Dan McStay, Brisbane Lions, Collingwood Magpies, Jordan De Goey, St Kilda Saints

Luke Jackson future at Melbourne Demons, Fremantle Dockers, Dan McStay, Brisbane Lions, Collingwood Magpies, Jordan De Goey, St Kilda Saints

Melbourne and Brisbane have been quizzed on the futures of two of their respective out-of-contract stars as rumours swirl. Plus the latest on a suitor’s Jordan De Goey bid as well as Dan Hannebery’s future. Get the latest player movement news and updates in AFL Trade Whispers! Watch every blockbuster AFL match this weekend Live …

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RBA to hike interest rates further;  Al-Qaeda leader reportedly killed;  2022 Commonwealth Games continue;  Australia COVID wave peaks;  Stuart Ayres under pressure amid John Barilaro trade saga;  Indigenous Voice to Parliament backed by Ken Wyatt

RBA to hike interest rates further; Al-Qaeda leader reportedly killed; 2022 Commonwealth Games continue; Australia COVID wave peaks; Stuart Ayres under pressure amid John Barilaro trade saga; Indigenous Voice to Parliament backed by Ken Wyatt

NSW Trade Minister Stuart Ayres has gone on radio in an attempt to defend his role in John Barilaro’s appointment to a lucrative $500,000 posting in New York. Ayres has come under increased scrutiny in recent days after a cache of internal documents revealed he helped develop a candidate shortlist with department boss Amy Brown. …

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Trump, declining to pick one candidate, endorses 'ERIC' in Tuesday's US Senate primary |  Politics

Trump, declining to pick one candidate, endorses ‘ERIC’ in Tuesday’s US Senate primary | Politics

From left: Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt, former President Donald Trump, and former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens st. Louis Post Dispatch and AP photos ST. LOUIS — Former President Donald Trump, declining to make a single endorsement in Tuesday’s US Senate primary, announced he trusted Missouri voters to “make up their own minds” between former …

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