Wellington, Harris return in Australia’s World Cup squad

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Amanda-Jade Wellington and Grace Harris have been called into Australia’s 15-player squad for the upcoming ODI World Cup in New Zealand, but star spinner Sophie Molineux has been ruled out of the tournament through injury. Leg-spinner Wellington could play her first ODI since March 2018, and Harris her first since November 2016, after being included … Read more

FIFA President Gianni Infantino sparks controversy, says more World Cups could prevent migrant deaths

Gianni Infantino at FIFA conference in Zurich

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has been widely criticized for saying revenue generated from biennial World Cups could create opportunities for Africans who might otherwise find “death in the sea” crossing the Mediterranean. Key points: FIFA President Gianni Infantino is being criticized for saying revenue generated from more regular World Cup tournaments could prevent African migrants … Read more

What it’s like to play against world number one Ash Barty at the Australian Open

An Australian female tennis player walks along a court with a towel over her shoulder.

When words such as ‘tough’, frustrating’ and ‘tricky’ are used to describe Ash Barty as an opponent, it’s easy to see why the Aussie sits atop the world rankings. Barty already has two major tournaments in her possession – the 2019 French Open championship and the Wimbledon title last year – and she remains favorite … Read more

Socceroos defender Aziz Behich to miss clash with Vietnam, football news 2021, FIFA World Cup qualifying, news, teams, squad,

Socceroos defender Aziz Behich to miss clash with Vietnam, football news 2021, FIFA World Cup qualifying, news, teams, squad,

The Socceroos have suffered another setback ahead of their crucial World Cup qualifier against Vietnam, with left-back Aziz Behich stuck in Turkey and ruled out of Thursday night’s clash at AAMI Park. Having been all week without coach Graham Arnold, who has Covid-19, and already missing suspended playmaker Ajdin Hrustic, the Socceroos have now lost … Read more

Indonesia prevented millions of tons of forest emissions, but only made little tooth in climate goals

Indonesia prevented millions of tons of forest emissions, but only made little tooth in climate goals

The study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found that Indonesia successfully prevented up to 87 million tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from entering the atmosphere by pausing logging permits for huge swaths of carbon-rich tropical forest. But the researchers also noted that the results of this moratorium only amounted … Read more

IIM Kashipur Successfully Hosted Uttishtha – The Annual Entrepreneurship Summit – India Education | Latest Education News | World Education News

Saksham Entrepreneurship Cell at IIM Udaipur Organizes E-Summit '22 – India Education |  Latest Education News |  World Education News

Kashipur: Indian Institute of Management, Kashipur hosted the sixth annual Entrepreneurship Summit – Uttishtha, the flagship event from 21-23 January 2022. This year Uttishtha hosted virtually all the events due to the pandemic situation to facilitate the exchange of ideas and innovation, engage budding entrepreneurs and bright minds, and provide a plethora of opportunities for … Read more

Young entrepreneur from Northern Ireland wins national award with ideas to change the world

Young entrepreneur from Northern Ireland wins national award with ideas to change the world

Mark Sutherland (30) has won a coveted award for his new business venture A Belfast entrepreneur has been named one of this year’s Young Innovator Award winners by Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency. Mark Sutherland has started the new year off with a boost after winning a coveted award for his new business venture. … Read more

Women’s World Cup squad: Australia recalls Amanda-Jade Wellington

Women's World Cup squad: Australia recalls Amanda-Jade Wellington

She was unlucky to miss out on selection in the Ashes but Amanda-Jade Wellington likely won’t have to spend long in the wilderness. Australian selectors have corrected their brutal decision to snub spinner Amanda-Jade Wellington from the Ashes squad this summer and recalled her for the World Cup, which begins in March. Her inclusion comes … Read more

Amanda-Jade Wellington and Grace Harris recalled as Australia’s ICC women’s World Cup squad announced

Amanda-Jade Wellington poses with cricket bat in Australian uniform

Sophie Molineux will miss Australia’s World Cup cricket campaign, with fellow spinner Amanda-Jade Wellington earning a long-awaited international recall. Key points: Amanda-Jade Wellington was named as part of Australia’s 15-woman squad, after being controversially overlooked for the Ashes series Grace Harris also earned a recall, after last playing an ODI for Australia in 2016 Australia … Read more

World rallies behind rugby playing boy fat-shamed on social media

A heartbroken father in the UK says he had to remove a photo of his son playing sport from Facebook after cruel comments were posted. Mark Pugsley (@puggster) explains on Twitter: “Had to remove a post from Facebook as an idiot commented saying my boy is too ‘big’ to play under 12s and isn’t healthy. … Read more