Portugal's Salvador Sobral talks to press after winning Eurovision

Sydney girl Anja Nissen has just performed in the Eurovision grand final for Denmark, sandwiched between the two favourites, Italy and Portugal.

Salvador Sobral from Portugal celebrates as he holds the trophy after winning the Final of the Eurovision Song Contest with his song "Amar pelos dois", in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, May 13, 2017.

Because back when he was 19, the talented singer - who was crowned victor of Eurovision 2017 in Kiev on Saturday night - found fame in his native country on their version of Pop Idol.

Djokovic excited by 'new vibe' with Agassi
The 18-time Grand Slam victor is trying to preserve his longevity and is skipping both the French Open and the clay court season. The names missing from the French Open field are as noteworthy as can be: Roger Federer , Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova .

Meanwhile the United Kingdom achieved its highest points haul in eight years with former X Factor contestant Lucie Jones receiving 111 for her performance of Never Give Up On You. Due to disputes between the two countries, Russian Federation believes Crimea belongs to them, while Ukraine believes Crimea is an "illegally occupied territory and reserves the right to impose a travel ban on anyone who visits it without obtaining appropriate permission from Kiev first". According to the country's law, Ukraine may ban entry for any foreigners who had visited post-referendum Crimea without a permit from Kiev. Bulgaria came in second and Moldavia surprised everyone this year and took third place. Portugal finished ahead of Bulgaria and Moldova.

Isaiah Firebrace from Australia performs the song "Don't Come Easy" during rehearsals for the Eurovision Song Contest, in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, May 12, 2017.

The most popular song for Eurovision 2017 remains Italy's Occidentali's Karma with nearly 13 million streams and more than 114 million views.

5 things we learned from the Premier League's final weekend
He has, however, indicated that his future will be discussed at a club board meeting after the FA Cup Final. "I've turned down every club in the world to stay here".

This year, Ukraine has used the contest to take tentative steps to soften the climate of homophobia prevalent in the ex-Soviet Union.

However, on 13 April 2017, Russian Federation announced their withdrawal from the Eurovision Song Contest.

But the contest's many fans, some so dedicated that they travel each year to the host city, are ready for the big finale. Ireland have won most often - seven times in all - following by Sweden.

Ozark Teaser: Jason Bateman Leads the Netflix Original Dark Drama
The teaser clip also sees Bateman's Bryde over his head in dirty money, domestic disputes, possible arson and a strip club. Ozark also stars Laura Linney , Sofia Hublitz, and Skylar Gaertner.

Latest News