The race for the men’s Grand Slams record is back on as Novak Djokovic stakes his claim as player of the decade

Chris Trotman/Getty Images for USTA Novak Djokovic won the U.S. Open on Sunday, his 14th Grand Slam championship. The win was the eighth straight for the Big 3 — Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, and Roger Federer — and shows that the race for the all-time record is officially back on. Djokovic still trails Nadal and Federer, […]

Allergy to other viewpoints? Russian senator slams proposed blacklisting of RT & Sputnik in France

A report authored by two government-linked think tanks that calls on the authorities to deny accreditation to RT and Sputnik reveals the West’s fear of the freedom of speech, a Russian senator has argued. The Institute for Strategic Research of the French Defense Ministry (IRSEM) and The Centre for Analysis, Planning and Strategy (CAPS), linked […]

Sexual violence, child soldiers & war crimes: UN report slams all sides of Yemen conflict

UN investigators said Saudi Arabia, the UAE and the Houthis may all have committed war crimes, including sexual violence and recruiting child soldiers, in a damning report detailing atrocities in the Yemen conflict. The UN’s Group of Regional and International Eminent Experts on Yemen found all parties in the conflict have committed substantial human rights […]

N.Korea slams US for 'hatching a criminal plot' against Pyongyang after Pompeo’s cancelled trip

Published time: 26 Aug, 2018 11:45 Edited time: 26 Aug, 2018 11:46 North Korea has lashed out at the US for ‘double-dealing’ and ‘hatching a criminal plot’ against Pyongyang, days after Donald Trump canceled State Secretary Mike Pompeo’s upcoming trip to North Korea. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?)

Slow-witted and blinkered: Moscow slams ‘aggressive’ US sanctions, vows response

Washington’s policy on relations with Russia is apparently aimed at disrupting any normal dialogue, as it constantly invents new ‘false pretexts’ for introducing more sanctions, the Russian deputy foreign minister has said. “As usual, [Washington provided] no evidence or justification while only throwing out vicious innuendos,” Sergey Ryabkov said in a statement on US accusations […]

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3: Dave Bautista SLAMS Disney for not rehiring James Gunn

Last week it was revealed that Gunn would not be rehired as director of Marvel‘s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3. The news came even after the filmmaker and his representatives had had a meeting with Walt Disney Chairman Alan Horn. Gunn had been dismissed for controversial joke tweets he wrote a decade ago regarding […]

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho slams ‘LIES’ over Paul Pogba and squad unrest

And he insisted World Cup winner Paul Pogba is “happy” with life at Old Trafford and is not looking for a move, amid interest from Barcelona. Pogba, it is understood, is ready to answer Mourinho’s SOS to play against Leicester in the Premier League opener at Old Trafford tonight – despite having had only four […]

Arsenal FC supporter Jeremy Corbyn slams American tycoon’s full takeover of club

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has hit out at American billionaire Stan Kroenke’s plans to take full ownership of Arsenal FC, and declared his solidarity with the Arsenal Supporters Trust’s bid to thwart the proposals. Corbyn, an Arsenal fan, has added his voice to supporters’ anger at Kroenke buying the 30-percent stake of the club’s second-largest […]

‘No place within society’: Belfast club slams sectarian abuse of former Rangers player Nacho Novo

A Belfast football club has spoken out after former Glasgow Rangers player Nacho Novo, who suffered a heart attack this year, was subject to abuse from a Celtic supporter who sang “hope you die in your sleep.” Novo was confronted by the supporter as the player arrived in Belfast for a prize-giving ceremony for children. […]

‘An attempt against the nation’: Diego Maradona slams attack on Venezuelan President Maduro

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has offered support for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro after the leader was targeted by an alleged assassination attempt involving exploding drones on Saturday. Maradona, who has gone on record with his support of Maduro’s leadership of Venezuela in recent months, once again backed the president after an explosion in Caracas […]