Meet the future of Australian tennis

Teen sensation Alexei Popyrin has shown he’s no one-hit wonder after an epic Australian Open third round match with Frenchman Lucas Pouille. Popyrin was the last local male to exit the singles, following Alex Bolt, but went out with a bang at Melbourne Park. The 19-year-old wildcard lit up Margaret Court Arena on Saturday night […]

Canada's Andreescu eliminated in 2nd round of Australian Open

Canada's Bianca Andreescu was eliminated from the Australian Open on Thursday, dropping her second-round match 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 to Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia. The loss halted a solid start to the 2019 tennis season for the 18-year-old from Mississauga, Ont., who was coming off her first final appearance at a WTA tournament two weeks ago. […]

Australian Open: Maria Sharapova breezes to 1st-round win

Maria Sharapova got out of the Melbourne heat as quickly as she could, needing just 63 minutes to beat British qualifier Harriet Dart 6-0, 6-0 in the first match on Rod Laver Arena at this year's Australian Open. Sharapova, who wore an ice collar during breaks to help alleviate the 30 C temperature, was making her […]

Andy Murray in tears as he CONFIRMS retirement plan ahead of Australian Open

The injury-ridden Scot has been hampered by a hip injury since a Wimbledon quarter-final defeat to Sam Querrey in the summer of 2017 and has struggled to regain fitness after undergoing surgery on the issue a year ago. And he has revealed that this month’s Grand Slam could well be his last, but that if […]

Watch Australian surfer crash into shark during kite foiling race (VIDEO)

This is the moment Australian surfer Alex Soto collided with a shark during his speedy race in the waters of Cabarete in the Dominican Republic. GoPro footage shows Soto, who was preparing for the 2019 Pan American Games, accidently hitting the shark and sent flying from his board. READ MORE: Russian daredevil surfer tackles gigantic wave […]

Fears over freedom in Hong Kong are rising as an Australian researcher reveals he was followed and profiled by a Communist Party tabloid

PHILIP FONG/AFP/Getty Images) One of Hong Kong’s fiercely pro-Beijing mastheads, Wen Wei Po, has revealed itself as the stalker of an Australian academic, nearly four days after he began tweeting evidence that he was being tailed around Hong Kong. Dr. Kevin Carrico, a Chinese studies lecturer at Australia’s Macquarie University, has been doing research in […]

A top Australian wedding magazine was forced to shut down after getting called out for excluding same-sex couples in its pages

Lucas Schifres/Getty Images A top Australian wedding magazine was forced to shut its doors after it recieved backlash for refusing to feature same-sex couples in its spread. White Magazine’s founders issued a statement explaining that it was “no longer economically viable” after advertisers began pulling out of the publication over its beliefs.  According to the […]

An Australian Instagram star with 2 million followers has some pretty intense dress code requirements for guests attending her wedding

Shutterstock Wedding guests of Instagram star Pia Muehlenbeck have been told to wear “muted earth ones.” The instructions were issued with a mood board on the couple’s wedding website. They are due to marry in December. You only get married once (in an ideal world), so brides and grooms can be forgiven for wanting to […]

Apples fires back at Australian encryption bill

In a seven-page letter to the Australian government, Apple criticized the country’s proposed Access and Assistance Bill 2018. Apple claims, among other complaints, that the legislation raises cybersecurity concerns and give the state power to abuse users’ privacy. Apple stated, “We encourage the government to stand by their stated intention not to weaken encryption or […]

Usain Bolt bags 1st goals of football career on 1st start for Australian club (VIDEO)

World’s fastest man Usain Bolt has bagged his first goals as a footballer for Central Coast Mariners with two goals during a friendly match as his trial period for the Australian A-League side continues. READ MORE: Russian footballers Kokorin & Mamaev behind bars for 2 months awaiting trial over drunken assaults The 32-year-old’s hopes of clinching […]