The Loop: Sydney Airport hit with delays, fears of threat to FBI after Trump raid, and a Cameron Smith penalty — as it happened

Law enforcement officials in the US are warning there’s an increased level of threat after last week’s Mar-a-Lago raid, former president Donald Trump’s residence. Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate.(AP Photo: Steve Helber) The FBI and US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have both issued the warnings in a memo. Among the concerns cited were “a threat to … Read more

Michael van Gerwen says the ‘hunger won’t stop’ as he looks to clean up Down Under with World Grand Prix looming | Darts News

MVG has enjoyed a terrific 2022 so far, following up his sixth Premier League success with a third World Matchplay crown in July; he has also claimed two Players Championship wins and a hat-trick of European Tour titles; he has eyes on a sixth World Grand Prix title in October Last Updated: 8/15/22 4:36pm Michael … Read more

Ian Foster: New Zealand head coach in limbo as resurgent All Blacks return from South Africa | Rugby Union News

Despite Saturday’s stunning victory over South Africa, doubt remains over Ian Foster’s future as head coach of the All Blacks. “My expectations are I’m the All Blacks head coach…until I’m told anything different,” he said. Last Updated: 8/15/22 12:30pm Ian Foster’s New Zealand shocked South Africa at Ellis Park after three straight defeats Ian Foster’s … Read more

England’s Vitality Roses invited to compete at Netball World Cup but drop ranking place | Netball News

England among five teams invited by World Netball to compete at Netball World Cup 2023; however, the Roses drop from third to fourth in world rankings, Jamaica moves up to third behind Australia and New Zealand; the 2023 Netball World Cup will take place from July 28 to August 6 Last Updated: 8/15/22 10:42am England … Read more

Zach Wilson: New York Jets quarterback injures knee in preseason and is a doubt for start of 2022 season | NFL News

Zach Wilson sustained a meniscus injury and a bone bruise in his right knee in the team’s preseason opener against the Philadelphia Eagles; back-up quarterback Mike White replaced him in the 24-21 win; the Jets host the Baltimore Ravens in Week One of the 2022 season, on September 11 Last Updated: 13/08/22 10:14pm New York … Read more

Queensland Darts Masters: Michael van Gerwen proves too good for Gerwyn Price in Saturday’s final | Darts News

Michael van Gerwen secured his 17th World Series of Darts title in style by defeating world No 1 Gerwyn Price 8-5 in Townsville to win the Queensland Darts Masters; “I am a winner, not a loser. Of course, when I lose I am sick, but I am a winner and I love to win trophies” … Read more

Challenge Cup: Wembley to host 2023 women’s and men’s finals on same day | Rugby League News

Round 23 of the Betfred Super League regular season continues on Friday with two matches; watch Hull Kingston Rovers against Leeds Rhinos live on Sky Sports Arena from 7.30pm; elsewhere, Castleford Tigers host Catalans Dragons Last Updated: 12/08/22 1:19pm St Helens beat Leeds Rhinos to win the 2022 Women’s Challenge Cup final at Elland Road … Read more

Super League: Friday’s talking points and team news | Rugby League News

Harry Newman is impressed with the turnaround Rohan Smith has overseen at Leeds We take a look at what is being said and team news ahead of Friday’s two matches in the Betfred Super League… Hull Kingston Rovers vs Leeds Rhinos (8pm, live on Sky Sports) Five wins from their six games since the start … Read more

Fernando Alonso: Why Lewis Hamilton sees his former team-mate as his toughest Formula 1 rival

“We had some good battles, I wish we could have more and hopefully he’s going to continue to race so hopefully we will have more in the future.”; Since Lewis Hamilton’s comments, Fernando Alonso has agreed a shock multi-year deal with Aston Martin Last Updated: 11/08/22 5:27pm Lewis Hamilton believes that “on pure pace” Fernando … Read more

Danny McGuire says he doesn’t feel a connection to Leeds any longer as Hull KR prepare for Rhinos visit | Rugby League News

Interim Hull KR coach Danny McGuire will face his former club Leeds Rhinos for the first time since taking over from Tony Smith; Smith’s nephew, Rohan Smith, is in charge of the visiting side; watch Hull KR v Leeds Rhinos on Friday, live on Sky Sports Arena at 8pm By Megan Wellens Last Updated: 11/08/22 … Read more