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No one can say that tennis, despite paying heed to tradition, is not willing to change in order to keep up with the times. Over the years, only the Sacred Holy Cathedral of Wimbledon has been the foot-dragger as time marched on and the game adapted to fan and recreational player suggestions. Wimbledon held onto

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The new last disposal out of bounds rule is certainly earning a lot of attention as the new regulation is set to be tested by the AFLW during their second season. Emma King, the All-Australian ruck from the Collingwood Magpies sees only upside potential. She says that other than potential damage to her (or other

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It is a good thing that Australia is not the Falklands, as the thrashing the Aussie gave the Poms in the 2017 Ashes might be just the provocation the Brits need to park a couple of aircraft carriers in Botany Bay and send the message that the colonies need to remember their proper places in

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Political correctness is not always as pejorative as it is typically viewed and there are other forms of well-intentioned correctness applicable to just about anything, but recent news coming out of the F1 series has received far more attention than it deserves. Along with all that, it is impossible to step out on the street

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Winning an individual award for a player of a team sport is always a tricky proposition. All the same, the Matildas enjoyed a great year in 2017, such that Samantha Kerr was awarded the ABC Sports Personality of the Year accolade at the AIS Sport Performance Awards ceremony in Sydney. The Australian public votes on

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Several days have gone by since we last looked at the latest goings in in the world of cricket. So far as we can tell, no additional Poms have run aground. No, most of the news surrounding the tourists is standard sports fare, along the lines of their desperate moves to keep the Ashes from

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The armchair officials will have to find something else to do with their time in 2018, as the USGA has proclaimed that it will no longer take the calls of home viewers who ring in to report rules infractions on the players. The ban goes into effect on January 1 of 2018. Professional golfers are

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After winning Supercars championships in 2003 and 2004, Launceston native Marcos Ambrose decided to try making it on America’s NASCAR circuit. He competed in 227 races over seven years in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, but he never tasted anything close to the success he had in Supercars, but he did win races in

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Well, there are several rugby codes and the Wallabies can maintain hopes of a return to respectability, but the sevens have a tough row to hoe, given that they lost to not only New Zealand, but gasp, the United States when playing in South Africa. They did beat Spain, 36 – 12, but they lost

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Well, welcome to All Quade Cooper, All the Time. The decision by the Queensland Reds and new Coach Brad Thorn has certainly provided for some lively discussion. Quade Cooper is too good to be lost to the game says Wallabies star Kurtley Beale. Reds teammate James “Fetch Me My” Slipper is of the opinion that

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