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5:07 AM ET Poland’s Iga Swiatek has steamrolled Belinda Bencic in straight-sets to win the Adelaide International. Swiatek triumphed 6-2, 6-2 in Saturday night’s final at Memorial Drive to collect her second career title, following her French Open victory last year. The 19-year-old’s dominant final completed a stellar tournament in which she didn’t drop a
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A former chief scientific adviser says rolling out the COVID-19 vaccine by age rather than prioritising professions “makes sense”. Professor Sir Mark Walport, who advised the government from 2013-2017, defended the decision to not prioritise frontline professions after teacher and police unions voiced their disappointment. On Friday, the government announced who would be the next
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Countdown for the launch of PSLV-C51/Amazonia-1 mission commenced on Saturday from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. “Countdown for the launch of #PSLVC51/Amazonia-1 mission commenced today at 08:54 am from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota. The launch is scheduled tomorrow at 10:24 am,” Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said. Primary
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Britain’s second-richest family is exploring plans to join a wave of “blank cheque” mergers in a move that could see another major UK electric vehicle manufacturer going public in the US. Sky News has learnt that Ashok Leyland, the Indian-listed group controlled by the Hindujas, is working with bankers on a potential merger of Switch
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New Zealand’s prime minister has announced the country’s biggest city, Auckland, will go into a seven-day lockdown after a COVID-19 case was detected. From Sunday, two million people will only be allowed to leave their home for essential shopping and essential work, Jacinda Ardern said, and all public venues will remain closed. Restrictions in the
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6:30 AM ET In the last year of the 20th century, quarterback play in college football seemed to be making a quantum leap. Virginia Tech‘s Michael Vick was showing us a combination of rushing and passing prowess that we didn’t realize was possible, while Georgia Tech‘s Joe Hamilton was combining 3,000-yard passing with 700-yard rushing.
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