NRL great Terry Campese’s drive to state politics

He was a Canberra Raiders captain before paying it forward by starting a youth mentoring foundation. Now Terry Campese wants to tackle state politics and use his experiences to deliver for his community. Queanbeyan born-and-bred, Mr Campese is standing as the Labor candidate at the NSW March 25 election in the traditional Nationals stronghold seat … Read more

Avian flu: Fears killer virus could could spark human pandemic

The largest ever bird flu outbreak is spilling over into mammals, including mink, bears, otters and foxes, as fears grow that the deadly virus could evolve and spark a human pandemic. The virus, formally known as the avian flu, has killed 208 million birds around the world. There have so far been at least 200 … Read more

Pope Francis to visit two fragile African nations

CNN  —  Pope Francis starts a trip on Tuesday to two fragile African nations often forgotten by the world, where protracted conflicts have left millions of refugees and displaced people grappling with hunger. The Jan. 31-Feb 5 visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and South Sudan, takes the 86-year-old pope to places where … Read more

Australian Open men’s final 2023 start time: Novak Djokovic v Stefanos Tsitsipas live score

Australian Open boss Craig Tiley says Novak’s Djokovic’s father is free to attend the men’s final. Having skipped the semis after a global furore over being photographed with a man holding a Russian flag and bearing a t-shirt in support of Putin, Srdjan’s attendance had been under a cloud of doubt. It seems the decision … Read more

Australian Open 2023: Novak Djokovic given schedule special treatment before Stefanos Tsitsipas men’s final

Novak Djokovic has cruised through to the Australian Open men’s final without having played a single day session match — something that may have never happened before. The special treatment for the nine-time champion has gone overlooked as he made his run into Sunday night’s showdown with Stefanos Tsitsipas having dropped just one set. The … Read more

Australian Open 2023: TV ratings fall off a cliff after $500m broadcast deal, Channel 9, Nick Kyrgios, Ash Barty

The Australian Open has been a living nightmare for Channel 9 with damning figures highlighting just how bleak things truly are. Nine splashed $500 million to extend their Australian Open deal until 2030, but viewership has fallen off a cliff in 2023. Watch Tennis Live with beIN SPORTS on Kayo. Live Coverage of ATP + … Read more

Australian Open 2023 men’s final start time, Novak Djokovic v Stefanos Tsitsipas live score, tickets

You wouldn’t think it by looking at him, but even Novak Djokovic is feeling the weight of history and expectation. Of all the weapons and tricks that Djokovic has in his arsenal, his most valuable is the way he disguises his fears. Because his life seems like an endless soap drama, the Serbian makes playing … Read more

Vinícius Jr.: Effigy of Black soccer star hanged from bridge in Madrid

CNN  —  Vinícius Jr. scored against Atlético Madrid in Real Madrid’s 3-1 Copa del Rey quarterfinal victory on Thursday after an effigy of the star was hanged from a bridge in Madrid prior to the match. Alvaro Morato gave Atlético the lead, but Rodrygo’s equalizer sent the quarterfinal into extra-time. Atlético went down to 10 … Read more

Asteroid 2023 BU to make fourth-closest pass by Earth

A huge asteroid will sweep by Earth this week in our fourth-closest call with one of the space objects on record. The space rock, dubbed 2023 BU, was discovered by NASA just last weekend and is now set to soar through Earth’s atmosphere, coming within 3400km of our planet’s surface on Thursday morning. The asteroid … Read more

Russian intelligence agents believed to have directed White supremacists to carry out bombing campaign in Spain, US officials say

CNN  —  US officials believe that Russian intelligence officers directed a Russian White supremacist group to carry out a letter-bombing campaign that rocked Madrid late last year, targeting the prime minister, the American and Ukrainian Embassies as well as the Spanish defense ministry, according to current and former US officials. Spanish authorities have yet to … Read more