Day 10 schedule, games, start time, team news, England vs Wales, Phil Foden, USA vs Iran, updates, blog

Another day at the World Cup has passed with plenty of drama, including a stunning five-goal thriller that has South Korea at risk of a premature exit. Now attention will turn to Day 10’s slate of games, kicking off with Senegal facing Ecuador in a must-win game at 2am [AEDT]. Netherlands and Qatar will be … Read more

Mauna Loa eruption: Hawaii residents told to prepare for evacuation amid gas and ash warnings | World News

People living on the slopes of the Mauna Loa volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island have been told to prepare for a worst-case scenario as it continues to erupt and belch volcanic ash into the air.  Waves of orange, glowing lava are flowing from the world’s largest active volcano in its first eruption in 38 years … Read more

Smog engulfs New Delhi as air pollution reaches ‘severe’ levels in Indian capital | World News

Heavy smog engulfs a highway in New Delhi earlier this month

Smog has engulfed New Delhi as air pollution reached “severe” levels in parts of India’s capital city. Concentrations of fine particles in the air were recorded at three times above the acceptable limits as pollution has worsened with the arrival of winter. “As the minimum temperature is dropping, gradual fog occurrence during early morning hours … Read more

China protests paused as police flood streets and temperatures drop below freezing | World News

Chinese security personnel walk past a junction near the site of protest the day before in Beijing

Protests against China’s strict anti-lockdown measures have been paused as police were out in force on Beijing’s streets and temperatures dropped well below freezing. Shanghai, Nanjing, and other cities where online calls to gather were issued were also reportedly quiet. Rallies against China‘s unusually strict zero-COVID measures spread to several cities over the weekend in … Read more

Brazil beat Switzerland, news, score, results, reaction, video, highlights, Casemiro volley, Round of 16

A Brazil side lacking spark without the injured Neymar needed a late strike from Casemiro to edge out Switzerland 1-0 on Monday as the five-time winners secured their place in the World Cup last 16 with one game to spare. The Brazilians had been frustrated by an obdurate Swiss side at Doha’s Stadium 974 and … Read more

USA vs Iran, start time, history, background, politics, news, explainer

The USA and Iran meet at the Qatar World Cup on Wednesday morning (6am AEDT) in a match loaded with history and resonating with geopolitical intrigue – and where the winner will earn a place in the knockout rounds. It is just the third-ever meeting between the two teams, and the second at a World … Read more

COVID-19: Australia to withdraw or refund tens of thousands of fines | World News

A man in a mask walks near the Sydney Opera House

Australia’s largest state has said it will withdraw or refund tens of thousands of fines issued during the COVID pandemic after lawyers found some fines were invalid in a test case. Australian states and territories instituted strict restrictions during the pandemic, including limits on travel and movement outside the home. Police in New South Wales, … Read more

USA vs Iran; Gregg Berhalter press conference, Iranian reporters, news, updates

The last thing the Iranian press corps wanted to discuss was a soccer match. In a surreal scene, USMNT coach Gregg Berhalter and team captain Tyler Adams were quizzed on government relations Monday by Iranian journalists ahead of the US’ must-win match against Iran in the World Cup on Tuesday. Watch the world’s best footballers … Read more

Australia argues against Great Barrier Reef’s recommended endangered status | World News

The reef attracts millions of people a year

Australia’s environment minister has said her government will lobby against a recommendation by a UN panel that the Great Barrier Reef should be listed as a world heritage site that is “in danger”. UNESCO has said the world’s biggest coral reef ecosystem has been significantly impacted by climate change and the warming of the oceans. … Read more

Day 2 live updates, blog, picks, selections, start time, how to watch, stream, latest news, order, second round

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The AFL Draft resumes as it began, with GWS on the clock – but this time there’s a lot more intrigue as to who they’ll select. Follow night two of the 2022 AFL Draft from 7pm EDT in our live blog below! DRAFT TRACKER: Every pick, trade and bid as they happen and the full … Read more