Month: February 2020

Wilder v Fury II: Tyson Fury will be worried by first-fight knockdowns, says Deontay Wilder

Deontay Wilder believes Tyson Fury is scared and will be having sleepless nights before their world heavyweight title rematch later this month. The pair fight in Las Vegas on 22 February for Wilder’s WBC championship. Their bout in December 2018 ended in a controversial draw with the American knocking Fury down twice, although the Englishman […]

Fry-up with tinned ravioli rinsed online and dubbed ‘food poisoning on a plate’

Black pudding, hash browns vs toast, smoked or unsmoked bacon. These are the banal fry-up debates we should be having to amuse ourselves in these trying times. What we should not be debating, however, is whether tinned ravioli goes on an English breakfast. But here we are. On a Facebook page called ‘Rate My Plate […]

Australia investigator met other regulators before Citi, Deutsche charges

An Australian investigator who helped bring criminal cartel charges against Citigroup Inc (C.N) and Deutsche Bank AG (DBKGn.DE) told a court he met agents from another regulator in a cafe to discuss the matter but the talks were “high level” only. Citi, Deutsche, their client Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd (ANZ.AX) and several […]

YouTube TV will cancel subscriptions of customers using Apple’s in-app payments in March

YouTube TV already stopped accepting new signups through in-app subscriptions on the iPhone and iPad a while ago, and now YouTube has decided it’s had enough of splitting subscription revenues from its TV service with Apple. As noted by MacRumors, the company is emailing YouTube TV customers with a warning that it plans to phase […]

College football player seen body-slamming Ohio officer in dashcam video

Video appears to show an Eastern Kentucky University football player pick up and slam an Ohio police officer to the ground. Michael Harris, 19, is facing multiple charges, including disorderly conduct and felony assault of a police officer, after the incident in Grove City, Ohio, on Monday, according to a police report. An engineering and […]

Caroline Dubois: British lightweight says women’s professional boxing is ‘lacking quality and depth’

British amateur Caroline Dubois says there is a “lack of quality” in women’s professional boxing. The lightweight, 19, will compete in qualifying for the 2020 Olympic Games at London’s Copper Box in March. The Youth Olympic, world and European boxing champion says she wants to turn professional after the Olympics. “The Olympics has been a […]

Mum begged doctors to amputate her hand for decades after devastating car crash

Paratriathlete Nicola Wilding has been living in constant, chronic pain for the last two decades, after a life-changing car crash at the age of 22. The crash left her without the use of her right arm, but her quick thinking meant she was the only casualty. Nicola, from South Croydon, experienced a tyre blowout at […]

Woodside holds on to stake in Senegal oil field as FAR challenge fails

ConocoPhillips’ (COP.N) sale of a stake in a $4.2 billion Senegal oil and gas project to Woodside Petroleum (WPL.AX) has been cleared by an international tribunal, resolving a long-running challenge by Australian partner FAR Ltd (FAR.AX). Woodside and FAR said on Friday an International Chamber of Commerce panel had ruled that FAR did not have […]

Arrested Huawei executive hit with new US charges ahead of extradition

The US Justice Department indicted both Huawei and its chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou for racketeering and conspiring to steal American trade secrets on Thursday. Meng was arrested in Canada in 2018, and is currently undergoing extradition proceedings that would move her to the US. This latest indictment adds 16 counts of conspiracy to the […]

First footage of Robert Pattinson as Batman revealed

Director Matt Reeves revealed the first look at Robert Pattinson as Batman in his coming “The Batman.” In the new footage, set to an ominous score by composer Michael Giacchino, Pattinson steps into a dark frame saturated in red light as his sleek and angular Batman suit slowly comes into focus. Pattinson told Variety’s Ramin […]