Luongo, Sainsbury out of Kyrgyz clash

Luongo, Sainsbury out of Kyrgyz clash

Midfield star Massimo Luongo and Trent Sainsbury have been ruled out of Australia's 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Kyrgyzstan with injuries, Soccer Australia said on Saturday.



Relive: Post-ExCo extraordinary meeting press conference

Relive: Post-ExCo extraordinary meeting press conference

Following the extraordinary meeting of the FIFA Executive Committee, where the slots for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ and the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ will be decided, a press conference took place on Saturday, 30 May 2015 in Zurich.

TV3 journalist thanks medics after son knocked out

TV3 journalist thanks medics after son knocked out

Media power couple Mike McRoberts and Paula Penfold had a nasty shock when their son was knocked out in a rugby game yesterday.

Fedora's FedUp Upgrade Utility to be Redesigned for Fedora 23

Fedora's FedUp Upgrade Utility to be Redesigned for Fedora 23

The Fedora Project developers are discussing these days the possibility of redesigning their internal upgrade utility for the Fedora Linux operating system. Will Woods, a Fedora developer, sent a message to the Fedora devel mailing list suggesting that the FedUp tool, which can be used by use

Walker, Smith lead Mariners to 2-1 win over Indians

Walker, Smith lead Mariners to 2-1 win over Indians

Taijuan Walker allowed two hits over eight strong innings, Seth Smith hit a two-run homer, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Cleveland Indians 2-1 Friday night.

FIFA Almighty: 'bigger than the UN'

FIFA Almighty: 'bigger than the UN'

The headquarters of the almighty FIFA, football’s world governing body, sit in splendour in Zurich, Switzerland.

It was founded by Denmark, France, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland over 100 years ago.

England, the masterminds of the beautiful game, joined a ye

Alopecia: Scots charity campaigner talks about how losing her hair was the root of new business succ...

Alopecia: Scots charity campaigner talks about how losing her hair was the root of new business succ...

Jayne Waddell lost her hair ten years ago then went on to launch a successful permanent make up business and now runs a charity campaign to fight alopecia.

FA chairman Greg Dyke vows battle against Blatter will continue despite Fifa vote

FA chairman Greg Dyke vows battle against Blatter will continue despite Fifa vote

Greg Dyke, the Football Association chairman, has vowed to continue the fight to oust Sepp Blatter, the freshly re-appointed Fifa president, saying he would be "very suprised" if he is still in the role in two years time.

David Gill rejects Fifa vice-president role after Sepp Blatter wins election because of the 'terribl...

David Gill rejects Fifa vice-president role after Sepp Blatter wins election because of the 'terribl...

David Gill has confirmed he has rejected the offer of becoming Fifa vice-president due to the "terribly damaging events" that culminated in Sepp Blatter winning a fifth term as Fifa president.

Cinema Gunman 'Hoped He Would Be Stopped'

Cinema Gunman 'Hoped He Would Be Stopped'

James Holmes told a psychiatrist he hoped "a little bit" that the FBI would stop him before he went on his cinema shooting rampage, a court has heard.

This aging couple will have you fearing the future more than usual

This aging couple will have you fearing the future more than usual

For this young couple, growing old together is as beautiful as they imagined. Just a little weirder. Nerdist parodies the Cut.com's “100 Years of Beauty: Aging” video by tasking a team of makeup artists to show the 20-something lovebirds what they will look like in later stages

Somerset Standard published Frome Running Club make a strong impression at Jack and Jill...

Somerset Standard published Frome Running Club make a strong impression at Jack and Jill...

Frome Running Club enjoyed remarkable success at the challenging six-mile Jack and Jill's Challenge off-road race.Joseph Donworth led the Frome prize-winners, finishing third overall in 40mins 17secs, while Fran Hunter (50:06) took the award for third female.Nathaniel Collier (50:47) was the first u

GeraintTucker published SAILING: Frances Fox from Frome wins silver at national...

GeraintTucker published SAILING: Frances Fox from Frome wins silver at national...

Frome sailor Frances Fox won a silver medal at the RYA National Eric Twiname Championships.The 14-year-old had been selected to represent the South West at the event, the highlight of the junior racing calendar across the UK.After a long postponement due to gusts of up to 41mph on the first day, the

U.S. Defense Secretary says China island-building undermines security

U.S. Defense Secretary says China island-building undermines security

Ashton Carter is currently on an 11-day trip to Asia, his second since becoming the U.S. Defense Secretary earlier this year.

Travel ban for 5 Taliban prisoners ends soon

Travel ban for 5 Taliban prisoners ends soon

Senior administration officials said Friday that the U.S. is continuing to hold negotiations with the governments of Afghanistan and Qatar as a deadline to determine the fate of five Taliban figures released in a prisoner exchange with the U.S. looms.

Ash Carter: China must end South China Sea militarization

Ash Carter: China must end South China Sea militarization

As China rapidly builds new artificial islands in the South China Sea to expand its territory claim there, Washington is adamantly refusing to recognize those claims. On Saturday, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter called on Beijing to stop amid fresh...

Longmire pleased with progress

Longmire pleased with progress

Sydney Swans coach John Longmire is pleased with the progress of his side nine rounds into the home and away season.

15 wounded in attack on Philippine mosque

15 wounded in attack on Philippine mosque

JOLO: Fifteen people including 10 police officers were wounded in an attack on a mosque on a remote Philippine island long plagued by Islamic militancy, officials said Saturday. Successive blasts targeted a mosque on the island of Jolo — an initial grenade attack followed by a bomb explosion t

Vows to rescue 'boat people' as Asian migration summit ends

Vows to rescue 'boat people' as Asian migration summit ends

Southeast Asian nations have agreed to intensify search and rescue operations to help migrants stranded at sea, and work together to solve the crisis.

Aid agencies have warned that thousands of migrants are still adrift in boats.

The US and Australia have responded to an appe

Sepp Blatter wins re-election despite FIFA corruption scandal

Sepp Blatter wins re-election despite FIFA corruption scandal

ZURICH >> In the end, nothing could stop Sepp Blatter.Not a far-reaching corruption scandal. Not a tarnished international image. Not a young prince who gave him a stronger-than-expected challenge.Despite the biggest crisis in FIFA's 111-year history, Blatter emerged victorious once again Friday, wi

FRENCH OPEN LOOKAHEAD: No. 1 Djokovic faces teen Kokkinakis

FRENCH OPEN LOOKAHEAD: No. 1 Djokovic faces teen Kokkinakis

The next player facing Novak Djokovic as he seeks to win the French Open for the first time is an opponent he's never played before.

Adventurous pals are public transit pilgrims in LA

Adventurous pals are public transit pilgrims in LA

Grace Moremen had lived in Los Angeles and environs her whole life, but she didn't really get to know the city until past her 75th birthday.A walking tour of downtown L.A. that began with a Metrolink ride from her home in Claremont opened Moremen's eyes. That led to more train rides and more walking

Long Beach's Sky Room shuts down for 3 days following norovirus outbreak

Long Beach's Sky Room shuts down for 3 days following norovirus outbreak

The Sky Room, a Long Beach restaurant known as one of the Southland's more romantic spots, shut down this week following a report that 18 patrons and three employees fell ill earlier this month.

Kellie Maloney: No Going Back follows former boxing promoter through gender transition

Kellie Maloney: No Going Back follows former boxing promoter through gender transition

The new documentary series looks at what happened next after the Sunday Mirror's world exclusive story last August

Carter criticizes China's land reclamation moves in South China Sea

Carter criticizes China's land reclamation moves in South China Sea

Defense Secretary Ash Carter criticized China's land reclamation project in the South China Sea Saturday saying it is out of step with international rules and turning underwater land into airfields won't expand Beijing's sovereignty.

Crowds gather for anti-Islam demonstration outside Phoenix mosque

About 75 protesters, some armed, gathered on Friday in Arizona outside a mosque for an anti-Islam demonstration featuring cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad, weeks after a similar event in Texas came under attack from two gunmen.

Uzbekistan, S. Korea expanding co-op in all areas

The Uzbek President Islam Karimov's visit to South Korea on May 27-29 was a logical and natural continuation of regular high level contacts, showing the mutual political will to give more dynamism to practical collaboration in all cooperation areas.

Live blog: Sydney FC v Tottenham

LIVE: join us from 8pm EST as Sydney FC welcome Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur to ANZ Stadium for a friendly clash.

Fatal crash in WA's Mid West

UPDATE: A MAN has died and two people injured in a rollover in WA’s Mid-West, while a man has been flown to hospital after a crash in Greenbushes.

US anthrax no threat to public: Bishop

A LIVE strain of anthrax sent to Australia by the US in 2008 poses no threat to public safety and is being investigated, Julie Bishop says.

Search continues for man off WA coast

THE search for a man who fell into the ocean while taking a photo on West Australia's southeast coast will recommence at first light.

His Future in Question, Blatter Re-elected to Lead FIFA

As expected, Sepp Blatter was re-elected Friday as president of football's world governing body, FIFA, two days after the organization was rocked by a massive controversy. U.S. authorities issued a corruption indictment against 14 people as part of a sweeping probe into lucrative entity. Blatter was

Pentagon Reports Higher Number of Anthrax Shipments

The Pentagon said Friday that there were more accidental deliveries of live anthrax spores to U.S. and overseas laboratories than originally thought and that it had ordered an in-depth review. Pentagon spokesman Colonel Steven Warren said live anthrax was shipped to 24 laboratories in 11 U.S. s

Cameron's EU tour: Mission accomplished?

The BBC's Katya Adler looks whether British PM David Cameron's "whistle-stop tour" of the EU to push for changes in the 28-member bloc was a success.

Western Morning News published 'The only way is up' for Labour in the South West

The only way for Labour in the Westcountry is up, according to deputy leadership hopeful Ben Bradshaw, as the party seeks to cash in on the Lib Dem's defeat. The Exeter MP, who has served his constituency for almost two decades, refuses to be cowed by his party's recent poor performance at the poll

US army anthrax blunder is bigger than first thought

A US army blunder that has seen shipments of live anthrax accidentally sent to laboratories at home and abroad is even bigger than first thought.

A military facility in Utah, the Dugway Proving Ground, is believed to be the source of the shipments of what was thought to be inactive anth

India: Radioactive scare at Delhi airport

Fears of a radioactive leak triggered emergency action in the cargo area of Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport on Friday.

Suspicion centred on a consignment of so-called nuclear medicine offloaded from a Turkish Airlines plane but it turned out to be a false alarm, with atom