Ellyse Perry extends stay with Sydney Sixers, will lead franchise in eighth edition of WBBL

sydney [Australia]August 16 (ANI): Australian all-rounder Ellyse Perry has extended her stay with the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) club Sydney Sixers and will represent the side in the eighth season of the competition. Perry is a foundation member of the Sixers, who has skipped the club in all editions of the world’s premier women’s … Read more

Rapper A$AP Rocky charged with 2 felonies for assault with a firearm – National

Rapper A$AP Rocky was charged with two felonies Monday for pulling a gun on a former friend and firing in Hollywood last year, prosecutors said. The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office charged the 33-year-old New York native, whose legal name is Rakim Athelaston Mayers, with two counts of assault with a semiautomatic firearm. Read … Read more

‘Politicians failed marketing class’: Americans believe IRA bill will not decrease inflation

A recent The Economist/YouGov poll found most Americans support the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) but don’t think it will decrease inflation. According to YouGov, 40 per cent said it will increase inflation, 12 per cent said it will decrease it, and 23 per cent said it won’t change it. The bill was introduced by US … Read more

Alec Baldwin movie set shooting deemed an accident by medical investigator – National

The fatal film-set shooting of a cinematographer by actor Alec Baldwin last year was an accident, according to a determination made by New Mexico’s Office of the Medical Investigator following the completion of an autopsy and a review of law enforcement reports. The medical investigator’s report was made public Monday by the Santa Fe County … Read more

Police investigating ‘online threat’ to J.K. Rowling over Salman Rushdie tweet – National

Scottish police are investigating an “online threat” made against Harry Potter author JK Rowling after she tweeted her support for Salman Rushdie. Rushdie, a fellow author, was repeatedly stabbed last Friday on Aug. 12 during a lecture in New York and suffered serious injuries. The same day, Rowling, 57, tweeted that she was “feeling very … 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

Anne Heche to be taken off life support after compatible organ recipient found – National

American actor Anne Heche will be taken off life support on Sunday, nine days after suffering severe injuries in a fiery car crash, as a compatible person was found to receive her donated organs, a spokesperson said. Heche, 53, had been legally dead since Friday, though still kept on life support to preserve her organs … 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

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