Juventus, Brugge win in Champions League

Serie A champions Juventus have kicked off the Champions League campaign with a 2-0 win at Dynamo Kiev while Club Brugge snatched a late 2-1 victory at Zenit St Petersburg. Juve, who were without Cristiano Ronaldo as he continues to quarantine following his positive coronavirus test, won from Alvaro Morata’s …

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Kasatkina upsets Rybakina at Ostrava Open

Qualifier Daria Kasatkina upset sixth-seeded Elena Rybakina 6-2 3-6 6-3 to advance to the second round of the Ostrava Open on Tuesday. Kasatkina broke 19th-ranked Rybakina for a 3-1 lead in the deciding set and held her serve on the way to her first win over a top-20 player this …

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Labor pledges Qld inland freight highway

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is promising to build an inland freight highway linking north Queensland to the NSW border if re-elected. The Labor leader and Liberal National Party leader Deb Frecklington are both hitting the hustings in the key state election battleground of Townsville on Wednesday. Ms Palaszczuk says if she’s …

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Remdesivir Fails to Prevent Covid-19 Deaths in Huge Trial

Follow our live coverage of the coronavirus pandemic here. Remdesivir, the only antiviral drug authorized for treatment of Covid-19 in the United States, fails to prevent deaths among patients, according to a study of more than 11,000 people in 30 countries sponsored by the World Health Organization. The drug was …

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