Australian Open 2023: Aryna Sabalenka’s country Belarus not engraved next to her name on trophy, key detail missing

Aryna Sabalenka may have won the Australian Open but if you look at her name on the trophy a key detail has been left off. In her first final at a major, Sabalenka fought back from a set down to win an all-time classic women’s final over Elena Rybakina 4-6 6-3 6-4. Watch Tennis Live … Read more

Australian Open 2023 women’s final start time Aryna Sabalenka v Elena Rybakina live score, tickets

At the highest level, tennis is a sport played with heart but won and lost in the head. Aryna Sabalenka has always had plenty of ticker, but her mind has been letting her down. As recently as last year, Sabalenka feared she would never fulfill her enormous potential because she couldn’t land her serves anymore. … Read more

Novak Djokovic claims dad was ‘misused’ in Australian Open pro-Putin incident

A video of Novak Djokovic’s dad standing alongside supporters of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is an unfortunate “misinterpretation”, the tennis star says. Speaking after his semi-final win over Tommy Paul on Friday, Djokovic admitted the situation had affected his campaign at the Australian Open. “Of course it’s not pleasant for me to go through this, … Read more

Australian Open 2023: Anthony Albanese watches Novak Djokovic, Prime Minister wins fans

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese was given a round of applause by giggling fans at the Australian Open on Friday over his response to a cheeky heckler. The 59-year-old was in attendance at Rod Laver Arena as Novak Djokovic cruised through to the men’s final on Sunday with a thumping win over American Tommy Paul. Albanese … Read more

Australia Urged to Boost Military Assistance to Ukraine

SYDNEY – Ukraine is urging Australia to increase its military aid ahead of a visit to Europe next week by Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Penny Wong and Defense Minister Richard Marles. Australia, the largest non-NATO contributor to Ukraine’s war effort, has supplied missiles and Bushmaster armored personnel carriers. They have a special ‘V’-shaped floor designed … Read more

Ukraine Destroys 3 Russian Choppers In 30 Minutes

The Ukrainian Air Force announced that the military has shot down three of Russia’s “deadliest and most advanced” helicopters in 30 minutes. According to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the Russian Ka-52 attack helicopters, also known as the “Alligator,” were performing missions Tuesday in the vicinity of Yevhenivka in Donetsk Oblast, … Read more

Putin Planning New Offensive In Ukraine, Conflict With US Despite Serious Losses: Report

Russian President Vladimir Putin is reportedly planning a new offensive in Ukraine, despite suffering massive losses since the invasion began on Feb. 24, 2022. Apart from planning renewed attempts to regain lost grounds in Ukraine, Russia also plans to enter into a conflict with the US and its allies that could last for years, sources … Read more

Trump Suggests Sending Tanks To Ukraine Could Push Russia To Use Nuclear Weapons

Former US President Donald Trump warned that providing Ukraine with advanced tanks could force Russia to use its nuclear weapons to escalate the war that has been raging for almost a year. Trump, who is running for president for a third time, wrote in his Social Truth and called for the “crazy war” in Ukraine … Read more

Australian Open 2023: Novak Djokovic’s dad Srdjan responds to damning pro-Putin footage

Novak Djokovic’s dad will not be courtside for his son’s Australian Open semi-final against Tommy Paul on Friday night in the fallout to posing with pro-Putin demonstrators earlier in the week. The tournament has been tossed into scandal after police detained four men outside Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday night following Djokovic’s quarter-final win over … Read more

Novak Djokovic’s father says he won’t attend Australian Open semifinal after Russian flag controversy

Tennis star Novak Djokovic’s father says he had no intention of causing “disruption” when he posed with a Russian flag outside the Australian Open. On Wednesday night at Melbourne Park, following his son’s quarter final win against Russian Andrey Rublev, Srdjan Djokovic was seen standing with a group displaying a Russian flag superimposed with Russian … Read more