World Cup 2022: Australia vs Denmark kick-off time, live score updates for Socceroos, stream, watch live

Socceroos coach Graham Arnold has spoken prior to his team’s final group game against Denmark in Qatar, saying he wants to leave a legacy for Australian football at this World Cup amid his concerns for the sport’s development in Australia. Check out that and more Socceroos news below as they prepare for Denmark on Thursday … Read more

Cricket Australia v West Indies live scoreboard: Justin Langer, knee protest

Australia kicks off its Test summer against the West Indies today. Follow all the action from Perth in what is sure to be a fiery start to the series. WICKET: KHAWAJA FINALLY FALLS Usman Khawaja (65) will have to wait to reach 1000 Test runs for the calendar year after falling to a beauty in … Read more

Thai temple left empty after every monk tests positive for meth

A Buddhist temple in central Thailand has been left without monks after all its holy men failed drug tests and were defrocked, a local official said Tuesday. Four monks including an abbot at a temple in Phetchabun province’s Bung Sam Phan district tested positive for methamphetamine on Monday, district official Boonlert Thintapthai told AFP. The … Read more

Dr Nick Coatsworth says worst of pandemic is happening now

One of Australia’s top doctors has deemed the current global coronavirus landscape as the “most serious moment” the world has seen since the outset of the pandemic. Former deputy chief medical officer Dr Nick Coatsworth on Wednesday warned it was inevitable the virus would soon overcome the power of Xi Jinping, who until about a … Read more

FIFA World Cup 2022: Live scores, results, latest news from Qatar

Ecuador 1 – Senegal 2 Netherlands 2 – Qatar 0 Iran 0 – USA 1 Wales 0 – England 3 ABC REPORTER’S SWORD SURPRISE You have to think on your feet on live TV. ABC veteran Tracey Holmes would have faced many challenging situations in her journalism career, but it’s likely she has never been … Read more

China Covid protests: Foreign Ministry spokesman’s awkward silence during press conference

A top Chinese official has been temporarily left speechless after being asked about the country’s ongoing protests against zero-Covid policies. The brutally awkward silence by Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian — dubbed a “malfunction” and “complete breakdown” by social media users — came after a question by a Reuters journalist. “Given the widespread display of … Read more

Gina Rinehart’s huge pay day as Roy Hill Holdings adds $2.3b to its fortune

Mining magnate Gina Rinehart has pulled in a staggering $2.3 billion from her most successful venture. Ms Rinehart’s mine in Roy Hill, controlled by her private company called Hancock Prospecting, generated an eye watering profit of $3.3 billion in the past 12 months, up until July this year. Although that sounds like a lot of … Read more

Socceroos V Denmark: Question from Iran journalist ruins Graham Arnold

If Graham Arnold was nervous before the biggest football game in his coaching career, he sure wasn’t showing it. The Socceroos boss fronted the media the day before Australia’s game against Denmark in the final group game in Qatar. For Australia, the equation is fairly simple – win and it’s guaranteed a spot in the … Read more

World Cup in Qatar: England and Wales WAGs Instagram photos show wild beach party

The wives and girlfriends of Wales players know how to party. A group of WAGs let loose in Dubai the night before Wales is scheduled to face England in a 2022 World Cup elimination game on Tuesday, according to a number of Instagram posts. In one photo, center back Chris Mepham’s fiancee, Jodie Francis, and … Read more

FIFA World Cup 2022: Iran v USA rocked as government’s chilling threat has desired effect on players, national anthem

Reports of a chilling threat made to the families of Iranian players over their refusal to sing the national anthem at this World Cup have been legitimized in a ‘sad moment’ ahead of their group stage match against the USA. Iran’s players sung, or at times murmured their national anthem as it rung out across … Read more