Japan’s Nikkei hit a 20-month low after US stocks took a dive amid unrest, fear stoked by Trump

Yohei Fukai/Kyodo News via AP Japanese stocks plunged Tuesday and other Asian markets declined following heavy Wall Street losses triggered by President Donald Trump’s attack on the U.S. central bank. The Nikkei 225 fell by an unusually wide margin of 5.1 percent to 19,147.45 points. The Shanghai Composite Index lost 2.1 percent to 2,473.75. Benchmarks […]

‘Stoked’: Aussie takes thrilling maiden MotoGP pole

JACK Miller will start from the first pole position of his MotoGP career after topping a thrilling qualifying session for the Grand Prix of Argentina. Held in damp but drying conditions, Miller gambled on switching to slicks to net the first premier class pole position by an Australian rider in five and a half years. […]

Edmondson ‘stoked’ after maiden podium

Australia’s Alexander Edmondson took third place in the 4.8km prologue of the Tour of Romandie. Picture: AFP SAM EDMUNDHerald Sun Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Email a friend AUSTRALIAN rising star Alex Edmondson has claimed his first World Tour podium result after finishing third in the opening […]

Olympic sports roundup: Canadians stoked on gold

It was a jam-packed weekend of high-performance sport around the world, including medals for Canadians on the slopes in freestyle and cross-country skiing, as well as in the pool at the diving World Series. [embedded content] Here’s a look at what you may have missed.​​ Harvey breaks out the ski guitar Canadian Alex Harvey made […]