UConn’s Geno Auriemma: Most Coaches Are ‘Afraid of Their Players’

Andy Lyons/Getty Images Connecticut Huskies women’s basketball head coach Geno Auriemma offered his thoughts Tuesday on what he believes to be an imbalanced dynamic between coaches and their players.  Auriemma told reporters that coaches face a higher level of scrutiny and suffer more consequences for their missteps than players do, per espnW.com’s Mechelle Voepel: “The […]

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‘We just didn’t grab on to our chances’ – Virat Kohli

Royal Challengers Bangalore’s constant chopping and changing – of not only the personnel but also the roles of the players within the XI – has come in sharp focus after the side’s four losses in their first four matches in this IPL. Shimron Hetmyer, for example, has had these roles in his first four matches […]

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Seniors in Australia Keep Getting Swindled by a Line Dancing Scam

This article originally appeared on VICE Australia. It feels like old people are always getting scammed. Honestly, go and read any article about email hackers, telemarketers, or Nigerian fraudsters and you’ll notice it’s always a 70-something-year-old woman named Dot who just didn’t see it coming. It’s heartbreaking in any case, but especially so when those […]

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Brexit: Push for May’s Brexit deal after quit pledge : International de

Theresa May Efforts to persuade MPs to back Theresa May’s Brexit deal will continue on Thursday, a day after she promised to quit as PM if it was approved. Her pledge brought some on-side, such as ex-Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. But challenges remain for the PM after Northern Ireland’s DUP, who she relies on for […]

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Government starts election campaign with budget – politics live

5.17pm EDT17:17 Scott Morrison has started the morning by being asked about the budget surplus – with the government claiming it’s “back in the black” complete with a social media campaign – but that surplus doesn’t come in until the next financial year. “Because the budget is back in the black … that’s what a […]

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Update – Sudden death, Mackay

A man has been charged following investigations into a fatal explosion in North Mackay yesterday. Just before 2am on April 2, emergency services responded to reports an explosion had occurred at a Malcolmson Street, trailer manufacturing business. It will be alleged two men attempted to set alight a shipping container belonging to someone known to […]

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Swashbuckling Smith trumps Kohli

Steve Smith has helped Rajasthan Royals to their first win of the IPL season as his side beat Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore by seven wickets. In their first meeting in a year and a half, the Australian finished on the winning side and outscored his Indian rival, who made a pedestrian 23 off 25 […]

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Brexit: Theresa May to ask EU for further extension : International de

2019-04-02 UK Prime Minister, Theresa May Theresa May will ask the EU for an extension to the Brexit deadline to “break the logjam” in Parliament. The PM says she wants to meet Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to agree a plan on the future relationship with the EU. But she insisted her withdrawal agreement – which […]

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Spark boss Simon Moutter stepping down in shock move

Spark managing director Simon Moutter will depart on July 1, the company said in a statement this morning that suprised industry watchers, and all-comers. He will be replaced by customer director Jolie Hodson, who has been with the telco since 2013. Moutter has recently driven an “agile” restructure of Spark, plus an aggressive drive into […]

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South Feels ‘Hostility’ From Modi: Rahul Gandhi On Why He Is Contesting From Wayanad

NEW DELHI — Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said people in South India “feel hostility” from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said he decided to contest from Wayanad in Kerala to send out the message that he stands with them. The Congress announced on Sunday that party chief Gandhi will contest from Wayanad Lok […]

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China to destroy three lakh ‘incorrect’ world maps

BEIJING: Customs officials in China have ordered the destruction of three lakh more maps for not mentioning Arunachal Pradesh and Taiwan as part of its territory and decided to file a lawsuit against four persons for trying to export them to the Netherlands, according to a media report. Last month, officials in China have destroyed […]

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Video alert: Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan turn on the heat

Romance runs Bollywood. Be it young restless love like that in school or an epic love story from the times of distress, love remains a constant. We’ve seen iconic couples create magic with their on-screen chemistry time and again and taking the legacy forward, we have the very adorable, loved and charming Alia Bhatt and […]

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Brexit: UK to seek new delay

British Prime Minister Theresa May says she will ask European leaders for another short delay on leaving the European Union in order to seek a compromise Brexit plan with the opposition Labour Party. The evening announcement at 10 Downing Street, made after a marathon meeting of her divided cabinet, showed the famously stubborn prime minister sticking to many […]

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Phillips wins top AFLW gong with two rounds to spare

Phillips, 33, romped home to claim the AFL Women’s best and fairest award – her second in three years – with two rounds of voting to spare, polling 19 votes. But it was a sense of unfinished business that saw her return for the Crows this season, where she has scooped every accolade on offer. […]

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. fails to show up at own press conference in Manila

FILE – US boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr gestures during his press conference after winning the exhibition fight against Kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa of Japan at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama on December 31, 2018. (Photo by Toshifumi KITAMURA / AFP) MANILA, Philippines–Floyd Mayweather stood up his own press conference Tuesday night after having the media […]

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Mother opens dead father’s computer, finds his gifts for grandchildren

INQUIRER.net stock photo A mother of triplets had recently opened her dead father’s computer and discovered unpurchased gifts for his grandchildren left in his Amazon shopping cart. The Japanese mother noticed that her father had items left in his Amazon shopping cart, and found that he was planning to buy three sets of clothes for […]

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Woman gives birth to twins with different dads : International de

A woman in China has given birth two twins with different DNA. The mother has been forced to admit that she cheated on her husband in a one-night stand after he grew suspicious that one of the boys didn’t look like him. When DNA test results came back he raised questions with her and she […]

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Shreyas Gopal and Jos Buttler hand RCB fourth straight defeat

Rajasthan Royals 164 for 3 (Buttler 59, Smith 38, Chahal 2-17 beat Royal Challengers Bangalore 158 for 4 (Parthiv 67, Stoinis 31*, Gopal 3-12 by seven wickets A superb spell by legspinner Shreyas Gopal spearheaded Rajasthan Royals to their first win in this season’s IPL, by seven wickets over the increasingly beleaguered Royal Challengers Bangalore. […]

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What I Learned at the Opening of Toronto’s First Legal Weed Store

The wait outside (left) and a “jokey” staff uniform (right). Photos by the author This article originally appeared on VICE Canada. Perhaps it was fitting that Ontario’s weed stores finally opened their doors on April Fool’s day—because the province’s retail rollout has arguably been a joke. In the end, only ten of the 25 private […]

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Ley, Tess

Tess Ley ( nee Williams 18/4/1984- 1/ 4 /2019 My Beautiful daughter my “Miss Most Loved” and best friend, Tess has lost her battle with Cancer. Beloved and loving wife of her true love Jeremy, mother of Freddie 5 and Bennie 2. Sister of broken hearted Miles, Ollie and Billy, loving sister (in law of […]

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Ekrem İmamoğlu: a unifying political force to take on Erdoğan

Ekrem İmamoğlu was not a well known figure in Turkish politics in the hectic run-up to Sunday’s local elections. But by the end of the night, the secular Republican People’s party (CHP candidate for mayor of Istanbul had become a household name, after delivering one of the most high-profile challenges to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s […]

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Missing girl, Upper Coomera

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate a 16-year-old girl reported missing from Upper Coomera. The girl (pictured was last seen on April 2 at an address in Musk Avenue. Police hold concerns for her welfare as she suffers from a medical condition. She is described as Caucasian in appearance, 165cm tall with […]

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Uruguay leader sacks top military officials over ‘cover-up’ : International de

2019-04-02 Uruguay’s defence minister, Jorge Menéndez, is among those sacked Uruguay’s defence minister, his deputy and the army chief have been sacked for allegedly covering up human rights abuses committed during military rule. President Tabaré Vázquez dismissed the three for failing to pass on information about the disappearance of a left-wing rebel in 1973. A […]

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