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Being golf aficionados, when we saw the headline,“Langer set to be recommended as Lehmann’s replacement as Australian coach,” our initial response was confusion, as Bernhard Langer is German, so he should not be coaching an Aussie team, and Tom Lehman is an American golfer who probably has no business, despite the similarity in swings, coaching

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Is the time overdue for an overhaul to the tradition of the dramatic bounce to begin each quarter and following each goal in the AFL? While we love traditions, some of them, at least, and those who know us know how poorly we respond to the slightestdisruption to our routines, the bounce may be one

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We have to give some credit to the Fremantle Dockers. In their efforts to fast-track its rebuild, they have targeted two of Australian Rules footy’s best key position players and they seemingly have the money to go after both Jeremy McGovern of the West Coast Eagles and Jesse Hogan of the Melbourne Demons. We are

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With four rounds of the Toyota 2018 AAFL Premiership competition complete, there are no teams that remain undefeated, something that bodes well for anyone who wants to see the intricate final scenarios unfold at the end of the home-and-away season. The top eight are comprised of the Giants, Eagles, Tigers, Hawks, Power, Swans, Kangaroos, and

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Some of the athletes from Cameroon in Africa have gone missing from the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, presumably to avoid going back to Cameroon, which is in the midst of a civil war. It is not uncommon for athletes to endure years of preparation for the chance to escape countries with poor living conditions

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Round 4 of the Toyota 2018 AFL Premiership competition bounces tomorrow night when the Adelaide Crows host the Collingwood Magpies. The next game of the Round 4 fixture will be the Greater Western Sydney Giants vs the Fremantle Dockers at the UNSW Canberra Oval. Then comes the Richmond Tigers vs the Brisbane Lions at Melbourne

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It might have been the incessant droning of bagpipe music that hurt the Aussie medal chances in the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Scotland. Australian athletes brought home a total of 137 medals, which were fairly equally distributed between gold, silver and bronze. Such is not the case with the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Home

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It was villain versus hero in the final pairing for the final round of the 2018 Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georgia. It was affable Irishman Rory McIllroy, whose only shortcoming is being born in the part of Ireland that requires the adjective northern to specify the location, against Patrick Reed, one of the more

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The third round of the 2018 Masters Golf Tournament was not kind to Marc Leishman. He started the day in the last final pairing, alongside American Patrick Reed. Leishman did not play badly, but on a day when the trailing groups were shooting ow scores and Leishman’s playing partner Reed was chipping in from off

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If it were we, it is not the way we would have preferred to ascend to the captaincy of Australia’s Test cricket team, but the resignation of Steve Smith opened the door for a deserving successor in Tim Paine. Paine’s first task, it would seem, will be to repair the damage left behind by his

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