FIFA World Cup predictions: Dream run opens up for Ronaldo and Portugal

And just like that, things are falling into place for Cristiano Ronaldo in Qatar. Going into his fifth and final World Cup, Portugal’s chances of glory seemed slim, but now a dream run could mean Ronaldo’s dream is well and truly alive. Off-field issues clouded Ronaldo going into the World Cup, after his contract with … Read more

Davis Cup final Australia vs Canada: Lleyton Hewitt emotional after Alex de Minaur, Thanasi Kokkinakis lose

Lleyton Hewitt has revealed he has done everything he can to convince Nick Kyrgios to return to play for Australia. The Davis Cup captain made the statement after Australia was beaten 2-0 in the final against Canada on Monday — ending a surprise run where the Aussie team reached the final for the first time … Read more

Australia end 19-year-old draught for Davis Cup final, defeat Croatia in semis

Malaga [Spain]November 26 (ANI): Australia ended their 19-year draught, after a resilient comeback to reach the Final of the Davis Cup, ousting 2021 finalists Croatia in a thrilling encounter in Malaga. The win saw Australian players celebrating wildly after a thrilling comeback win for Australia over two-time champions Croatia. Australian ace tennis star Alex de … Read more

FIFA World Cup in Qatar, Day 5: Live updates, scores, news, results, Switzerland def Cameroon, Uruguay vs South Korea, Portugal vs Ghana, Brazil vs Serbia

The World Cup rolls on with upsets stealing the limelight in the early going of the opening group stage games. Germany joined Argentina as a shock first-up loser when it fell to Japan 2-1 early on Thursday morning. But Spain made no mistakes, pumping seven goals past Costa Rica to record their biggest ever World … Read more

FIFA World Cup in Qatar, Day 5: Live updates, scores, news, results, Switzerland vs Cameroon, Uruguay vs South Korea, Portugal vs Ghana, Brazil vs Serbia

The World Cup rolls on with upsets stealing the limelight in the early going of the opening group stage games. Germany joined Argentina as a shock first-up loser when it fell to Japan 2-1 early on Thursday morning. But Spain made no mistakes, pumping seven goals past Costa Rica to record their biggest ever World … Read more

FIFA World Cup in Qatar, Day 4: Live updates, news, results, Morocco Vs Croatia, Germany Vs Japan, Spain Vs Costa Rica, Belgium Vs Canada

As Australia recovers from the Socceroos’ not all that unexpected drubbing at the hands of defending world champs France, a few more of the heavyweights are preparing to open their accounts. The Socceroos scored first but France were ruthless in a 4-1 drubbing. Not all is lost however as Tunisia and Denmark had a 0-0 … Read more

Maharashtra engineer shares experience of construction of Qatar stadium

Nagpur (Maharashtra) [India]November 21 (ANI): Shahid Ali, an engineer from Maharashtra’s Nagpur who was part of the construction team of the stadium in Qatar where the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup 2022 was held on Sunday, recalled the challenging task of building the stadium . Speaking to ANI, Ali said, “It feels really … Read more

Tennis 2022: Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis defeated, Nitto ATP Finals, scores, video

Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis have been defeated in their last outing during the Nitto ATP Finals in Turin, Italy. The Aussie duo fell in straight sets to Croatian pairing Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic 7-6, 7-6. It makes it two defeats in three games for the Special Ks at the end of season ATP … Read more

New Italian government seeks to raise cash ceiling

Cash is king in Italy, and the debate over limiting payments in notes and coins is heating up again under the country’s new right-wing government. A new bill introduced this week by the League party, a member of Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni’s coalition, would raise the cash payment ceiling for Italians to 10,000 euros from … Read more

’Dearly missed’: Tributes flow for North Geelong’s Mirko Volarevic

Community stalwart Mirko Volarevic has been remembered as a hard worker and honorable man who was committed to his family and faith. The 74-year-old was an active member and supporter of the North Geelong Warriors Football Club. He also volunteered much of his time to establish local Croatian clubs, including the Croatian Community Center and … Read more