Sunday, February 5, 2023

Melbourne

Stellar Swiatek poised for more hard court success in Melbourne

The Australian Open women’s tournament has thrown up plenty of surprises over the years but it is hard to see anyone other than Poland’s imperious Iga Swiatek lifting the trophy after an outstanding 2022 season.Still only 21, Swiatek has...

WBBL: Melbourne rope in Rodrigues

Melbourne Stars on Tuesday announced the signing of India batter Jemimah Rodrigues for the eighth season of Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL).The 22-year-old represented Stars’ cross-town rival Melbourne Renegades last season, scoring 333 runs at a strike rate of...

After Busan, ‘The Rapist’ bags award for Aparna Sen in Melbourne

It’s raining plaudits for Aparna Sen as her directorial ‘The Rapist’ has won her the Best Director award for 2022 at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne. ‘The Rapist’ had previously won the prestigious Kim Jiseok Award at Busan.In...

‘Jai Bhim’ to be screened at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne

T.J. Gnanavel's critically acclaimed courtroom drama 'Jai Bhim', starring Suriya, Lijomol Jose and Manikandan in the lead, will be among the Tamil films that will be screened at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne that is to take place...

F1 to race in Melbourne until 2035

Formula One announced on Thursday that the Australian Grand Prix will stay in Melbourne until 2035, following a deal to extend the race beyond 2025 by a further 10 years.Stefano Domenicali, president and CEO of Formula One, said, “I...

Melbourne stand to be named after Warne

The iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground’s (MCG) Great Southern Stand will be renamed after legendary spinner Shane Warne, who passed away following a suspected heart-attack in Thailand on Friday at the age of 52, while the Victorian government “has offered...