FYI, saying ‘men aren’t women’ now qualifies as ‘hateful conduct’ on Twitter

Twitter’s crusade against “hate speech” has vanquished yet another meany face. A prominent Canadian feminist says that the company flagged a tweet she wrote which meekly suggested that men aren’t women. Isn’t Twitter fun? Meghan Murphy, editor of Canada’s leading feminist news portal, Feminist Current, was recently informed by Twitter that two of her tweets […]

Kailani Craine qualifies for medal run

Video Kailani Craine qualifies for medal run0:41 Winter Olympics: Kailani Craine qualifies for the medal run in Figure Skating. February 21st 2018 2 minutes ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/More Sports/ More Sports Victoria Racing on doping saga2:13 February 21st 2018 2 hours ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/More Sports/ Aussies stung by lack of gold0:45 February […]

Charles Hamelin qualifies for 4th Olympics at short track selections

Charles Hamelin qualified for his fourth Olympics on Sunday after finishing second overall at the Canadian short track team selections. Charle Cournoyer also qualified for the 2018 Games in Pyeongchang on the men’s side while Jamie Macdonald and Kasandra Bradette made the women’s team. Samuel Girard and Kim Boutin qualified for the squad on Saturday. […]

Melissa Bishop qualifies for semis after near-fall in 800m heat

Canadian-record holder Melissa Bishop of Eganville, Ont., recovered after nearly being tripped on the first lap of her 800-metre heat on Thursday to finish second and qualify for Friday’s semifinal (CBCSports.ca, 2:35 p.m. ET). The 29-year-old reigning world championship silver medallist held the inside lane for the majority of the race and crossed the line […]

Alonso qualifies seventh-fastest as Carpenter leads at Indy

Two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso qualified for the Indy 500 on Saturday as Ed Carpenter produced the day’s top speed. Alonso, making his Indy debut, was seventh fastest with a four-lap average of 230.034 mph (370.204 kph) with Carpenter taking top honors at 230.468 mph. Carpenter, who has clinched pole twice previously, and Alonso […]