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Mon 1 Mar 2021

China bombshell as billions finally run out

China bombshell as billions finally run out

They threatened to take over the world with their incredible riches but Chinese football is in disarray after a game-shaking move.

Legendary yacht on sale for slashed price

Premium Content Legendary yacht on sale for slashed price

The history-making Maxi that won the Sydney to Hobart race is up for sale for a bargain price, alongside its business that was booming before the pandemic.

Sun 28 Feb 2021

Bruce McAvaney drops AFL bombshell

Bruce McAvaney drops AFL bombshell

He’s one of the voices of AFL commentary but iconic broadcaster Bruce McAvaney has revealed he’s called his last game of footy.

Broncos in damage control after big-name bust-up

Premium Content Broncos in damage control after big-name bust-up

As if dealing with a humbling trial defeat wasn’t bad enough, the Broncos now have an added distraction after a pub altercation.

Woman hits head after fall from horse

Premium Content Woman hits head after fall from horse

The woman in her 50s was transported to hospital for spinal injury precautions.

Here we go again: Second-half siestas still haunt Broncos

Premium Content Here we go again: Second-half siestas still haunt Broncos

The Broncos’ alarming second half defence continues to worry new coach Kevin Walters, surrendering five unanswered tries to the Cowboys.

Sat 27 Feb 2021

Instant millionaire Kambosos slams lightweight champ

Instant millionaire Kambosos slams lightweight champ

Only two Australians have ever unified a boxing division — new ly-minted millionaire George Kambosos is vowing to become the third.

Gallen’s $1.5 million title shot

Premium Content Gallen’s $1.5 million title shot

Paul Gallen will face Lucas Browne on April 21 but there is a bigger challenge on the horizon in the form of 110kg Australian heavyweight king Justis Huni.

Broncos: 'We’ve got the new Sonny Bill'

Premium Content Broncos: 'We’ve got the new Sonny Bill'

Broncos fans were left shattered when David Fifita quit the club to join the Titans, but this youngster is the silver lining to that cloud.

Nadal pull-out exposes tennis’ $1m rumour

Nadal pull-out exposes tennis’ $1m rumour

Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from an ATP Tour event after reports his huge appearance fee has been wiped, revealing tennis’ Big Three reality.

Australia’s first glimpse at teen footy freak

Australia’s first glimpse at teen footy freak

The most eagerly-anticipated rugby league debut in years has arrived as Australia prepares to get its first glimpse of Joseph Suaalii.

Roger Federer photo sparks a frenzy

Roger Federer photo sparks a frenzy

Roger Federer uploaded a post to Instagram that has tennis fans foaming at the mouth ahead of a blockbuster move 14 months in the making.

How Olympics could change the lives of our children

Premium Content How Olympics could change the lives of our children

A Brisbane Olympics would be used to save a generation of kids from obesity and get them into organised sport, the AOC says.

Fri 26 Feb 2021

Cairns-PNG joint NRL bid still a chance

Premium Content Cairns-PNG joint NRL bid still a chance

The Cairns-Papua New Guinea NRL bid might have taken a back seat as cashed-up consortiums clamour to be the NRL’s 17th team in the state’s southeast corner.

Honour for Titmuss as family searches for closure

Premium Content Honour for Titmuss as family searches for closure

The family of Keith Titmuss have turned to the Australian Brain Bank in their search for a cause of the young Manly player’s sudden death last year.

NRL’s new cult figure inks bumper deal, eyes new role

Premium Content NRL’s new cult figure inks bumper deal, eyes new role

Cody Ramsey could be set for a shock positional switch after inking a bumper new deal with the Dragons — find out more about the Molong Marvel.

Footy racism storm as blackface fury takes hold

Premium Content Footy racism storm as blackface fury takes hold

The AFL and two players who dressed in blackface have apologised, amid anger over a letter from league lawyers contesting a complaint from Joel Wilkinson.

Panthers tackling the violence driving kids out of footy

Premium Content Panthers tackling the violence driving kids out of footy

More than 1200 players and coaches will attend a conference hosted by Panthers Juniors designed to stamp out violence that has forced kids out of the game.

Supercars plan to survive COVID and calendar challenges

Premium Content Supercars plan to survive COVID and calendar challenges

Supercars could be absent from the Australian GP in another forced schedule reshuffle but the sport insists it’s prepared to navigate another rocky season.

Cricket controversy erupts as Pohms get caned

Cricket controversy erupts as Pohms get caned

England was whingeing about cruel umpire calls but the Poms only had themselves to blame for a horror opening day against India.

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