Calls to rename Margaret Court Arena after Qantas boycott

Calls to rename Margaret Court Arena after Qantas boycott

Updated May 26, 2017 11:19:47 Photo: Margaret Court’s views on gay marriage have caused controversy in the past. (Supplied: Chris Brown Photography) Martina Navratilova has joined calls for Margaret Court Arena in Melbourne to be renamed after the tennis champion said she would no longer fly with Qantas after the airline promoted same-sex marriage. Margaret Court, who is now a pastor at Victory Life Church in Perth, wrote an open letter to Qantas in yesterday’s West Australian saying she was disappointed that Qantas chief Alan Joyce had become an active…

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Soccer giants donate $1.3 million to help terror victims

Soccer giants donate $1.3 million to help terror victims

Manchester United meet Ajax in European showpiece final The stage for Wednesday’s Europa League final between Ajax and Manchester United was the Friends Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. Manchester United meet Ajax in European showpiece final The Europa League trophy weighs 15kg. Unusually the trophy has no handles, prompting the UEFA website to quip: “The first challenge is how to hold it.” Manchester United meet Ajax in European showpiece final As with any major final, the hunt was on for tickets before the match. Manchester United meet Ajax in European showpiece…

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Alonso: 'I have to adapt' to IndyCar

Alonso: 'I have to adapt' to IndyCar

Since then, it’s been all hands to the pump as he prepares for this weekend’s Indy 500. In choosing the Brickyard over the iconic Monaco GP, Alonso is attempting to be just the ninth rookie to win what’s been dubbed “the greatest spectacle in racing.” “It’s been quite intense,” Alonso told CNN. “We’ve put out a lot of laps on the practice days on the first part of the week, and then we arrived on the weekend, had good preparation and the qualifying was fine. “Running in traffic has been…

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