Trump kicks off Asia tour with N. Korea tensions soaring

4 Nov

President Donald Trump flies into Asia on Sunday as soaring nuclear tensions with North Korea reach fresh heights, with US bombers running sorties over the Korean peninsula and fears mounting of another Pyongyang missile test.Trump’s marathon Asia tour…

Injured Socceroo Cahill to travel to Honduras – FFA

4 Nov

Key attacker Tim Cahill will join the Australian squad in Honduras as he recovers from an ankle injury for this week’s FIFA World Cup intercontinental play-off, the FFA said on Sunday.The squad leaves on Sunday but Football Federation Australia said th…

Saudi Arabia arrests princes, ex-ministers: report

4 Nov

Saudi Arabia’s newly formed anti-corruption commission arrested 10 princes and dozens of former government ministers on Saturday, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television reported, citing unnamed sources.The arrests came soon after the commission, headed by p…

Wydad are African champions again after 25 years

4 Nov

Wydad Casablanca of Morocco became African champions for a second time when they defeated Al Ahly of Egypt 1-0 Saturday in the second leg of the CAF Champions League final.Walid El Karty nodded the lone goal on 69 minutes to give the home team a 2-1 ag…

Tiger wants ball changes to avoid 8,000-yard golf courses

4 Nov

Tiger Woods says golf ball changes must be made to avoid 8,000-yard courses and he feels no aches and pains in his back as he prepares his competitive comeback.Woods spoke in a “Holding Court” podcast interview with women’s basketball coach Geno Auriem…

Deans warns England could regret Barbarians no-show

4 Nov

Robbie Deans said England had missed an opportunity to gain valuable experience after none of their players were involved for the Barbarians against world champions New Zealand at Twickenham on Saturday.Several England internationals, including Jonatha…

Thousands of Israelis mark 1995 Rabin assasination

4 Nov

Thousands of people attended a memorial rally for slain Israeli premier Yitzhak Rabin on Saturday, with organisers banning political speeches and stressing a message of unity across political divides.”We want to hold the rally this year under a banner …

Barcelona fans seek “justice” for Catalan ministers

4 Nov

A huge Catalan flag and banners reading “justice” in Catalan and English were displayed before Barcelona’s La Liga clash with Sevilla on Saturday amid the escalating political crisis sweeping Barcelona.On Thursday eight ministers of the deposed Catalan…