‘You have to dream big’: Birrell primed for Kerber showdown

She grew up idolising Samantha Stosur and now starry-eyed wildcard Kimberly Birrell dreams of matching the former US Open champion's career-best run at Melbourne Park. Birrell will square off with world No.2 and reigning Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber in the third round of the Australian Open on Friday believing "anything's possible" in a giant-killing summer. Australia’s Kimberly Birrell has had […]

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King George declarations: Big guns stand their ground as ten declared including favourite Might Bite

Last year's winner Might Bite heads a star-studded field for the Grade 1 contest. Nicky Henderson's chaser will be looking to put a disappointing reappearance behind him at Haydock, where he finished a lacklustre fifth behind Bristol De Mai. The flat-track specialist again takes on his Betfair conqueror this time around, though connections will be hoping the tables can be turned […]

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The difference between Kate and Meghan – is a culture clash to blame?

Is a culture clash to blame for the royal feud? Insiders claim Meghan’s ‘say it as you see it’ mentality is behind clashes with aides and her reserved sister-in-law Kate Markle, 37, is the first American to marry into the royal family since 1837 Insiders say that her forthright, ambitious nature creates headache for aides  Duchess of Cambridge, 36, is […]

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'Big' Director Penny Marshall Dies at 75 and Hollywood Is Heartbroken

The sister of Garry Marshall and producer Ronny Hallin rose to fame as one half of “Laverne and Shirley.” Penny Marshall, an accomplished actress, comedian and filmmaker, has died at 75. TMZ reported Tuesday morning that the groundbreaking female director behind hits "Big" and "A League of Their Own" passed away at her Hollywood Hills home on Monday due to […]

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Nick Kyrgios has ‘big fish to fry’ in Australian summer of tennis

Nick Kyrgios has spent more time playing against children than against training partners in the past month, but the Canberra tennis star has set his sights on big prizes in the Australian summer. Kyrgios will resume hitting practice this week as part of his preparations for the Brisbane International, where he will attempt to defend his title from December 30. […]

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