Eriksen the dangerman as Australia bid to shape World Cup destiny
Captain Mile Jedinak says Australia cannot afford to focus solely on dangerman Christian Eriksen when they face Denmark looking for the win that could save their World Cup campaign.
World Cup results - 1st update
World Cup results on Saturday: Group C At Kazan France 2 (Griezmann 58-pen, Pogba 81) Australia 1 (Jedinak 62-pen) Group D At Moscow Argentina 1 (Aguero 19) Iceland 1 (Finnbogason 23) Playing later (GMT) Group C At Saransk Peru v Denmark (1600) Group D At Kaliningrad Croatia v Nigeria (1900) World Cup standings after Saturday's…
World Cup: Football fans in Lagos applaud use of goal line technology
Some football fans at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere Viewing Center, organised by the Lagos State Government on Saturday expressed satisfaction over the use of the goal line technology. The fans told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that it was a positive development which would definitely produce the right decisions for referees. The French…
Van Marwijk disappointed with VAR decision after defeat to France
Australia coach Bert van Marwijk hit out at Uruguayan referee Andres Cunha following the 2-1 World Cup defeat to France on Saturday that saw VAR used for the first time. Antoine Griezmann scored from the first VAR-assisted penalty awarded in the history of the World Cup in Kazan to give France a 58th minute lead.…
World Cup: Line up of France and Australia teams
Starting line-ups for the World Cup Group C opening game between France and Australia at the Kazan Arena on Saturday (1000 GMT kick-off)...
Australia 2018 World Cup team guide: tactics, key players and expert predictions
Photo: Twitter/@Socceroos A change of manager means the Socceroos’ performance will not be easy to predict but Bert van Marwijk is likely to be more pragmatic and use a conventional 4-3-3 Having changed coaches so close to the big dance, Australia head to Russia as very much an unknown quantity. Their former coach Ange Postecoglou…
Too much sex puts Australia marsupials on endangered list
Two marsupial species whose males die after marathon sex sessions have been put on Australia's endangered list, with scientists warning Tuesday they are racing against the clock to save them.
Clinton warns Australia on Chinese 'influence peddling'
Hillary Clinton warned Australia and other democracies Monday to be on guard against growing interference in their domestic politics by China and Russia.
Global giggles as Macron praises Aussie leader's 'delicious' wife
French President Emmanuel Macron may speak the best English among his country's leaders in decades, but even he can make a faux pas when translating his thoughts on the global stage.
Joy in Team Nigeria’s camp as battered female boxer returns
There was joy in Team Nigeria’s camp yesterday when female boxer, Ayisat Oriyomi, who was rushed to hospital after being battered by Northern Ireland’s Carly McNaul in a quarterfinal bout at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, returned to the Games Village.
D’Tigers suffer defeat against New Zealand at Commonwealth Games
Nigeria’s male basketball team, D’Tigers, yesterday fell to New Zealand 65 points to 110 in their first game at the on-going Commonwealth Games in Australia. New Zealand dominated and won all the quarters on a night that the Ike Diogu captained side will want to forget in a hurry. The Nigerians will now focus on…