Tim Paine’s scandal and resignation as Australian cricket captain shock four years in the making

For cricket fans, the news came unarmed from the blue. Still safely in the sleepy preparation stage before the men’s cricket summer properly began, there was about half an hour’s warning that the game’s landscape in Australia was about to be seismically altered yet again. At the same time as a story was published detailing … Read more

Australia Mocks ‘Stupid’ Chinese Critique Of Nuclear Subs

Icy relations between Australia and China have caused a freeze on high-level diplomatic contacts Sydney: Australia on Friday openly mocked the warnings of a senior Chinese diplomat about its plan to acquire nuclear submarines, saying they are “so stupid that it’s funny”. The Chinese embassy’s affairs committee, Wang Xining, said Australia would become the “bad … Read more

Tim Paine retires as Australian Test Captain before Ashes series amid a sex scandal

Tim Paine retired as the Australian men’s Test Captain after revealing that he was involved in a sex scandal. Key points: Tim Paine says the event took place in 2017 He apologized to his family and the Australian cricket community Paine will continue to be available for choice for the Ashes series Paine said he … Read more

Crown receives a $ 8.5 billion takeover bid

Crown Resorts has received a recent takeover from U.S. private equity firm Blackstone for a total of $ 8.5 billion, according to Sky News business reporter Edward Boyd. The offer is $ 12.50 per share, a minimal increase from Blackstone’s previous offer of $ 12.35 per share that was made in July. Currently, Crown’s share … Read more

Sam Kerr wins again for Chelsea but fortunes mixed for Matildas in Champions League

Matildas captain Sam Kerr has taken her Champions League go-scoring tally to four of four games this season, less than a week after signing a two-year contract extension with the reigning champions of the Women’s Super League. Key points: Chelsea are now three points adrift at the top of Group A after defeating Tessa Tamplin’s … Read more