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Nick Kyrgios's Wimbledon campaign has been thrown into turmoil, with the mercurial quarter-finalist facing common assault charges back home in Australia.Kyrgios will play unseeded Chilean Cristian Garin for a place in the semi-finals on Wednesday, barely 24 hours after being summonsed to face ACT Magistrates Court on August 2.
The launch of a NASA rocket from the remote wilderness of the Northern Territory has been delayed due to consistent winds.After a previous day's delay because of heavy rain, the Suborbital Imaging Spectrograph for Transition region Irradiance from Nearby Exoplanet host stars, or SISTINE, mission launch was again delayed on Tuesday night.
Nick Kyrgios will play his Wimbledon quarter-final with a court appearance pending back in Australia.The tennis star has been summonsed to face the ACT Magistrates Court on August 2.
Tottenham forward Richarlison has been banned from his new club's English Premier League opening game after throwing a smoke canister when playing for Everton last season.Richarlison admitted a charge of improper conduct and was banned for one game and fined STG25,000 pounds ($A44,000) the English Football Association said in announcing the tribunal verdict.
Christophe Galtier has been appointed Paris St Germain manager to replace the sacked Mauricio Pochettino, the Ligue 1 champions' club president Nasser al-Khelaifi has confirmed.Galtier left Nice last month, having guided them to a runner-up finish in the French Cup and a fifth-place finish in Ligue 1 last season.
West Coast star Elliot Yeo is on track to play again this year after receiving positive news on his hamstring injury, while Jeremy McGovern has taken an early step in his recovery from broken ribs.The Eagles feared Yeo might have sustained a season-ending hamstring injury during Sunday's 35-point loss to Richmond.
The Bank of England has warned that the economic prospects for Britain and the world have darkened since the start of the year and told banks to ramp up capital buffers to ensure they can weather the storm."The global economic outlook has deteriorated markedly.
South Africa have named a new captain, plus two uncapped players in their starting line-up and a further four among the replacements as coach Jacques Nienaber announced wholesale changes for the second Test against Wales in Bloemfontein on Saturday.Handre Pollard, who returns to the squad after not featuring in the narrow 32-29 first-Test win in Pretoria at the weekend, will take over the captaincy from Siya Kolisi as Nienaber keeps just one player from Saturday's starting XV.
Brisbane are reportedly poised to land gun fullback Reece Walsh, who is set to return to the Broncos barely a year after leaving Red Hill.The young star requested a release from the New Zealand Warriors on Tuesday and has been given permission to negotiate with only the Broncos as part of that release, according to News Corp.
A former top Foreign Office official has accused Boris Johnson's office of lying over whether the British leader knew about earlier complaints of sexual misconduct made against a minister who resigned over his behaviour.The allegation will pile pressure on Johnson over what he knew when he appointed Christopher Pincher to a role involved in enforcing discipline and offering pastoral care in the governing Conservative Party.
Cameron Green is already on track to be Australia's best allrounder of the past 50 years, with figures showing he is well ahead of his peers at this point of his career.Green had his best Test to date in Australia's 10-wicket win over Sri Lanka in Galle, top-scoring on a tough wicket with a 77 that swung the match in Australia's favour.
Two women have been charged over a young Queensland girl allegedly being left in a minibus for six hours.The three-year-old was found in critical condition outside Le Smileys Early Learning Centre at Gracemere, near Rockhampton, in May.
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Cristian Garin feels his Wimbledon quarter-final opponent Nick Kyrgios is "good for tennis" despite the controversy surrounding the Australian at SW19.Kyrgios beat Brandon Nakashima in five sets on Monday to make the last eight at the All England Club for a second time, the same number of fines he has received during this tournament.
Rescue teams have resumed the search for 13 climbers who were missing after part of a glacier gave way high in the Italian Alps, killing at least seven people.Hopes of finding survivors were fading more than 36 hours after a disaster that has fuelled concerns about the impact of climate change on the mountains.
About 20 inmates at a youth detention centre in Perth will be moved to the Casuarina Prison after what the Department of Justice says has been months of disruption and damage.Director General Adam Tomison said the young offenders at the Banksia Hill Detention Centre had been destroying infrastructure, assaulting staff and harming themselves.
The 30 NATO allies have signed off on the accession protocols for Sweden and Finland, sending the membership bids of the two nations to the alliance capitals for legislative approvals.The move further increases Russia's strategic isolation in the wake of its invasion of neighboring Ukraine in February and military struggles there since.
Flood-hit communities could be in for more bad weather with forecasters warning winter and spring could be wetter than average.The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a new update on two important drivers of Australia's climate.
They're going to be the enemy next week at Suncorp Stadium but Jordan McLean believes his North Queensland NRL teammates have secured him a NSW jersey.McLean, 30, will become the sixth-oldest Blues' debutant in State of Origin history in next week's decider at Suncorp Stadium after being named as the replacement for the injured Payne Haas.