‘Life as we know it’ ends in 2040: Aussie news dig up MIT’s global collapse prediction

A 1973 Australian news report has resurfaced, predicting the end of the world with the help of MIT researchers and a supercomputer. The end of days is apparently due in 2040, with a major global change slated for 2020. If you trust MIT’s world-renowned expertise, 2040 is when “civilized life as we know it” will […]

Blockchains could breathe new life into prediction markets

WILL a Democrat win America’s next presidential election? Will Tesla file for bankruptcy by the end of 2019? Punters now have a new option for such bets: Augur, an online prediction market. Whether it takes off will be a gauge of the viability not only of such markets but of decentralised applications built on blockchains, […]

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal prediction made for 2019… could this be true?

The legendary duo, aged 36 and 31 respectively, are still dominating the sport despite being in the latter stages of their career. The pair have won all five of the last five Grand Slams with Nadal the short-priced favourite to make it six at the French Open next month. However, the Spaniard was downed by […]

Miami Open 2018: John Isner makes bold Alexander Zverev prediction after final win

Isner won his maiden Masters 1000 title this evening in scorching conditions at Key Biscayne. He came from behind to prevail in three sets – 6-7, 6-4, 6-4 – as Crandon Park was given a fitting farewell after staging the tournament for 31 years. In doing so, Isner will jump to a career-high of world […]

Anthony Joshua vs Joseph Parker: Carl Froch makes big prediction for Cardiff bout

That’s the view of Sky Sports pundit Carl Froch who believes the British champion is relaxed ahead of the unification showdown. Anthony Joshua battles Parker for the WBA (Super), IBF and WBO belt with AJ holding the former two belts. Both fighters are unbeaten in their career with Joshua stopping Carlos Takam in Cardiff in […]

Anthony Joshua vs Joseph Parker: Prediction from man who knows champion best – EXCLUSIVE

Murphy, who trains boxers at Finchley ABC in north London, first encountered Joshua as a hyperactive teenager who soon caught the bug for boxing. The 53-year-old remembers the now two-belt world champion as an obsessive trainer, something he himself backed up when he admitted an “addiction” to boxing yesterday, who would practice new skills over […]

Paul Merson makes GRIM prediction about Arsenal’s future: It's very worrying!

The Gunners failed to qualify for this season’s Champions League and look set to miss out on a top-four finish once again. Arsene Wenger’s side are 27 points behind league leaders Manchester City ahead of tonight’s clash between the two sides. Questions are being asked about Wenger’s future once again and Arsenal chiefs have reportedly […]

Roger Federer: Rafael Nadal shock 2018 prediction made by Paul Annacone

That is according to Federer’s former coach Paul Annacone. Federer confirmed his status as the new No 1 player in the men’s game on Friday after beating Robin Haase in the quarter-finals of the Rotterdam Open. He also become the oldest No 1 in the men’s game, surpassing Andre Agassi who was 33 when he […]

One of Wall Street’s most-followed forecasters has a wild new prediction for the US economy

Carlos Barria/Reuters The Atlanta Fed’s GDPNow model forecasts 5.4% gross domestic product-growth in the first quarter. That’s much higher than what even the most bullish economists expect, but is based on only one month’s worth of data for the quarter.    Many economists expect the economy to grow closer to 2.5% through 2019.  One model […]