Novak Djokovic clinched a record-equalling 22nd grand slam with a 10th Australian Open men’s singles title at Melbourne Park.
Aryna Sabalenka fought back from a set down to defeat Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina in a terrific women’s final, earning her first major crown in the process.
Manchester City edged Premier League title rivals Arsenal 1-0 in their FA Cup fourth-round tie at the Etihad Stadium on Friday night, with Liverpool’s miserable season continuing on Saturday as the holders were dumped out of the competition by Kaoru Mitoma’s stoppage-time strike for Brighton.
Here, the PA news agency looks at some of the best images from the weekend’s sporting action.
Reuters/Misha Japaridze/Pool/File PhotoYevgeny Prigozhin is preparing to pull his Wagner Group mercenaries’ attention away from the war in Ukraine, according to a Bloomberg report that cites sources familiar with the matter.His current plan is to focus the private mercenaries’ focus back to countries in Africa, such as Sudan, Mali, and the Central African Republic, where Wagner has deployed forces. On Monday, Wagner posted a recruitment notice offering deployments to African countries that would
Photo Illustration by Luis G. Rendon/The Daily Beast/ReutersEKOK, Cameroon—It was just before 5 a.m. local time when two pickup trucks allegedly carrying mercenaries from the Russian Wagner Group pulled up in front of Zaza and five other men, who were patrolling the areas near the Chimbolo gold mine in the Central African Republic.The vigilantes—who are among hundreds of men drawn from the Chimbolo village to prevent hoodlums and robbers from attacking the buildings and electrical installations
Last week, Rod Stewart confirmed that he had pulled out of an appearance with Cyndi Lauper as he contracted a viral infection that affected his ability to sing. However, on Thursday, the 'Maggie May' hitmaker revealed a series of gigs that he would be playing during the summer – and he would be joined by another music icon. Taking to his social media pages, Rod confirmed that he would be appearing alongside Boy George and Culture Club for a series of six dates running from 24 June to 6 July. WAT
This is the moment a passenger was confronted by airline staff for swapping seats before takeoff on a Jetstar flight from Perth to Melbourne on March 18. When 30-year-old Bolic Bet Malou refused to return to his seat, police were called and the ensuing confrontation ended with him being tazed.
Matt Baker loves animals and has often been pictured with one of his pet dogs throughout the years. It's no wonder, then that one of his memorable canine companions – and beloved Blue Peter co-star – Meg left a particular hole in his heart after she died. But as the presenter revealed in an interview with the Radio Times a few years ago, the border collie has been immortalised in the BBC archives. WATCH: Countryfile's Matt Baker flooded with support as he shares family news The doting dad-of-two
Michael Schumacher's wife Corinna has been unable to go out in almost a decade, according to a family friend. The partner of the racing legend, who suffered brain injury in a ski accident back in 2013, has worked hard to protect her husband's privacy since the tragic event, with their friend admitting it has made her "like a prisoner". Speaking to The Sun Online, Eddie Jordan explained: "This was the most horrific situation for Mick and Corinna. It's been nearly ten years now and Corinna has not
"As of 22nd March 2023, all units of the occupying army that had been deployed in the town of Nova Kakhovka in Kherson region, have left the city," the General Staff said in its evening report outlining conditions on the front lines. Vladimir Saldo, the Russian-installed governor of Kherson region, denied the report.
Princess Beatrice was pictured with her family for a night of celebrations in honour of Princess Eugenie's birthday on Wednesday night. The royal, who was photographed without her sister, looked beautiful in what appeared to be a bold red outfit in silk, which she layered with a black coat to stay warm. Princess Beatrice and her husband Edoardo attended Eugenie's birthday celebrations Beatrice's husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi was also pictured in the taxi, looking smart in a navy suit. The party
Janette Manrara looked absolutely beautiful as she showcased her blossoming baby bump on Lorraine this week. Speaking about her baby joy alongside husband Aljaz Skorjanec, the Strictly Come Dancing star – who is pregnant with her first child – stunned in a black and blush pink ombre dress by Bar III. See what happened during Janette and Aljaz's appearance The chic ensemble, made from mesh material, boasted a high neckline and a floaty hemline, which showcased her gorgeous physique perfectly. "He
Kremlin via ReutersWhile Moscow has publicly dismissed the Hague’s arrest order for Vladimir Putin as nothing more than a meaningless piece of paper, some government officials reportedly descended into a full-blown panic in private chats after the news broke—with some wondering if they’d become the next Heinrich Himmler and Joseph Goebbels.That’s according to a new report from the independent outlet Verstka, which spoke with sources close to the Kremlin and several sources in parliament about th