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In the truth is stranger than fiction department, John Kosmina tells us that Western Sydney Wanderers defender Patrick Ziegler is chasing Australian citizenship. It is not so hard to see someone wanting Australian citizenship; after all, if you have to be a citizen somewhere, it is hard to think of a better place, even if

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Taking a stand by taking a knee continues to haunt NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, as he was most lately snubbed by the Washington Redskins, a team so desperate that they have brought in Mark Sanchez to play quarterback after losing Alex Smith for the season to a broken leg, only to see journeyman Colt McCoy

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November is a month with plentiful punting opportunities and we must begin with Australia’s biggest one day sporting event, the Melbourne Cup. Sorry AFL Grand Final. Sorry NRL Grand Final. Sorry The Everest. We love the lot of you, but when it comes to a day when even the non-gamblers will be reading form sheets

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Renault has announced that it wants to shorten its name for the 2019 F1 competition. The team formerly known as Renault Sport Formula One Team now wants to be known as Renault F1 Team. Shorter equals faster? Was the change intended to make Daniel Ricciardo’s transition easier? He is just now coming to grips with

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Indian Test cricketer Ajinkya Rahane seemed intent on disarming Australia with deference and politeness, as the two XIs get ready to begin their Test series. The vice-captain dismissed the notion that Australia are vulnerable and that the Baggy Green are still the favourites. According to Ladbrokes, the home ground is worth eight cents, which is

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Hardly one who could be accused of excessive reticence, Wayne Bennet has had his say regarding his move to Sydney to take over as head of the South Sydney Rabbitohs for the Telstra 2019 NRL Premiership competition. The saga that had played out over the course of months of speculation regarding Bennett’s swap of coaching

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The possibility of a 2020 Tokyo Olympics without a boxing tournament is a worry for the International Olympic Committee and the host city in Japan, but if it were to go missing, would anyone actually miss it? IOC president Thomas Bach stopped short of issuing a promise that Tokyo will host boxing, even as accusations

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The fight ended and Khabib Nurmagomedov victorious, Conor McGregor battle on after the bell, not with his opponent, but seemingly with anyone within arm’s length, causing the Nevada State Athletic Commission to suspend McGregor. He is set for a hearing and if he can remember that he has one mouth and two ears, and can

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While Australia is busy fretting over how to deal with Virat Kohli and the prospect of India winning a Test series for the first time ever on Australian soil, but there are other dangers with which the Baggy Green will have to contend. It is not enough that Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft

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If you do not like the direction of the wind in the NRL, just wait a moment; it will change. It seems like only yesterday, because it was, that reports of a clash between Shaun Johnson and the New Zealand Warriors was in the news. Johnson wanted an extension. The Warriors were uncooperative, because Johnson

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