Friday, September 17

Cricket News: Test Captain Tim Paine Will Be Ready For Ashes After Invasive Surgery

Surgeons had to move test captain Tim Paine's larynx aside in a seriously invasive surgery that will leave the captain recovering for six weeks.Test captain Tim Paine believes he could be cricket ready in seven weeks and be ready for the Ashes after successful surgery on a bulging disc this week left him feeling "pretty sore." Surgeons cut a hole in his throat to repair a bulging disc high in his spine near his neck that had left him with severe pain in his left side. But Paine spoke with former NRL and Wallabies star Matt Rogers and recently retired Melbourne AFL captain Nathan Jones, who had similar surgeries. Rogers was back in playing at the NRL in six weeks, a timeline that gave Paine confidence that he would be ready for the first Ash Test scheduled to begin Dec. 8. “Matt Rogers p...

NRL 2021 Finals: James Tedesco vs Tom Trbojevic, Ryan Papenhuyzen, Manly Sea Eagles vs Sydney Roosters

James Tedesco has twice had other players looking to steal his leading fullback crown, but his lack of ego has kept him on top.Roosters superstar James Tedesco has twice had other players looking to steal his leading fullback crown this season, but it's his lack of ego that keeps him on top. The Sydney Morning HeraldAndrew Webster revealed that Tedesco sent a two-word text message to Blues coach Brad Fittler after Ryan Papenhuyzen starred in the Storm's season-opening victory over the Rabbitohs in March. "I'm nervous," said the Tedesco text. Watch all the NRL 2021 Telstra Final Series matches before the Grand Final. Live & Ad-Break Free in Kayo. New to Kayo? Try 14 days for free>The Blues and Kangaroos fullback then came out and scored a hat-trick as the Roosters crushed the Sea Eagle...

Awkward Moment at President Joe Biden’s Alliance Announcement, ‘That Guy Down Under’

Prime Minister Scott Morrison this morning laughed at the President of the United States who seems to have forgotten his name during the announcement of a historic military pact.Social media users suggested the stumble occurred because Biden forgot Morrison's name. Check out the video above and judge for yourself.US President Joe Biden appeared to forget Prime Minister Scott Morrison's name in announcing the AUKUS deal. (9News)But speaking about the apparent mistake in Today this morning, Morrison said he "didn't pay much attention to it.""I mean these things happen," Morrison said."They happen frequently, from time to time, you know? I have forgotten some strange name, that is quite normal in our line of work, I have to be honest."The prime minister said he was not offended by Biden's...

2021 NFL news: Jordan Mailata wins Way to Play award, Philadelphia Eagles block vs Atlanta Falcons

If anyone doubted whether Australian giant Jordan Mailata would make it to the NFL, this latest accolade has proven them wrong.If anyone doubted whether Australian Jordan Mailata would make it to the NFL, this latest accolade has proved them very wrong.Earlier this month, the 24-year-old signed the richest contract ever won by an Australian in the NFL, securing a four-year deal that could be worth up to AUD $ 108 million, if he meets the performance bonus clauses.Mailata started for the Eagles in their sweeping 32-6 win over the Atlanta Falcons and made a massive impact, setting up two touchdowns with some brutal blocks that left NFL fans in awe.Watch the NFL live every MONDAY, TUESDAY and FRIDAY Australian time with ESPN on Kayo. 6 live games every week + all postseason games. New to...

Satellite images reveal expansion of North Korean facilities used to produce weapons-grade uranium

New satellite images obtained by CNN reveal North Korea It is expanding a key facility capable of enriching uranium for nuclear weapons, renovations likely to indicate that the country plans to significantly increase production at this once-idle site in the near future, according to experts who analyzed the photos.Images captured by commercial imaging company Maxar earlier this week show that construction is underway on a uranium enrichment plant located within the Yongbyon Nuclear Research Facility complex, changes that could allow North Korea. increase production of weapons-grade nuclear material by up to 25 percent. one hundred, Jeffrey Lewis, a weapons expert and professor at the Middlebury Institute for International Studies, told CNN."The most recent expansion at Yongbyon like...

AUKUS: China reacts to Australia-US-UK military partnership

Beijing has issued an alarming warning to Australia, claiming that as a "pawn of the United States" we could end up as "cannon fodder" in the event of a military confrontation.China's outrage over Australia's new nuclear submarine deal with the United States has risen somewhat, with a scathing editorial including a thinly veiled threat to the nation.The article, published by the Communist Party spokesman, the Global times, states that the new agreement leaves Australia exposed."Among all of America's allies, Australia's decision to acquire US subsea technology is the clearest indication of Canberra's support for Washington's idea of ​​an international system to contain China's economic rise," says the editorial.“As an independent nation to become a pawn of America, the stakes are too hi...

Daniel Ricciardo reveals the truth behind the challenging final act of the Italian GP in the Lando Norris fight

Daniel Ricciardo has revealed how a radio message from his McLaren teammate inspired him to throw caution to the wind at Monza.Australian F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo has revealed how a couple of radio messages from his McLaren teammate Lando Norris inspired him to drive the fastest lap at the Italian Grand Prix.Ricciardo had struggled to adapt to the MCL35M during the first half of his first season at McLaren, and Norris outmaneuvered him repeatedly on race day.But the 32-year-old silenced his skeptics with flawless driving at Monza last weekend, helping the British team to their first F1 victory in nine years. Norris placed second when McLaren achieved a rare one-two result.Stream all 2021 FIA Formula One World Championship ™ practice, qualifiers and races live and on demand on Kayo. ...

‘The Mountain’ Hafthor Bjornsson Shows Amazing Weight Loss Before Boxing Match

Hafthor Bjornsson tipped the scales at 205kg when he was crowned the strongest man in the world, but now he looks very different.Hafthor Bjornsson has lost an incredible 56kg ahead of this weekend's fight with Canadian fighter Devon Larratt.Talking to Muscle and health, Bjornsson, who played "The Mountain" on a hit TV show game of Thrones - revealed that he is in the best condition for his third boxing match.Bjornsson was supposed to face rival Eddie Hall this weekend before the Brit suffered an injury. Instead of swinging Hall, Bjornsson, who holds the world record for deadlifts at 501kg, will fight the world's number one arm wrestler, Larratt, after shedding many pounds.Watch Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury III live in the Main Event available on Foxtel and Kayo on Sunday, October 10 st...

The COVID vaccine rate in Portugal exceeds 80 percent, leading to a declaration of victory against the virus

Portugal's director of vaccine deployment has declared victory over the coronavirus after his country became one of the first in the world to fully vaccinate four in five residents.The European nation, which has been slowly opening up based on vaccination targets over the summer, reached the milestone this week and is expected to reach 85 percent by the end of the month and remove most of the COVID-19 restrictions. ."We have defeated this virus," the leader of the task force, Vice Admiral Henrique Gouveia e Melo, said on Wednesday.A tram driver wearing a face mask runs through the Graça neighborhood in Lisbon. (AP Photo / Armando Franca) (AP)"At last, the first battle is won and this is a great relief for all of us."Vice Admiral Gouveia e Melo justified his optimism by pointing to the ...

Latest COVID-19 Case Numbers As of Sept. 17, Bulldogs Stadium in Belmore Becomes First Self-Service Vaccination Center to Open in Sydney

Sydney's first drive-through coronavirus The vaccine center will open in a few hours as New South Wales prepares to mark a big step forward in the jab launch.The Belmore Sports Field will be open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays until more supplies are available.The grounds are normally home to the Canterbury Bulldogs NRL team, but have been transformed into a vaccine center.The Belmore Sports Ground, home of the Bulldogs NRL team, is now Sydney's first vaccination center. (Google Maps)It has the capacity to deliver 1,000 doses each day for three days a week in the hope that NSW Health will provide more doses.Both of them Pfizer and AstraZeneca will be offered downtown when the doors open at 9 am.The goal is to vaccinate entire families without having to leave the car, all ...