Gone are the days when testosterone or substance-fueled athletes can have poor behaviour dismissed with a knowing shrug. That is, at least, if Chief Executive Libby Davies of White Ribbon Australia is successful at the attempt to have players charged with domestic violence against women barred from playing or training pending resolution of any charges.
The off-season for the AFL does not mean any news whatsoever. It simply means that off-field incidents take the place of scores, injuries, etc. The Carlton Blues Clem Smith is the most recent footballer to attract unwanted attention. Smith was involved in some sort of incident where excess consumption of adult beverages led to a
The three horses from Australian tracks taking part in Sunday’s Hong Kong International races have multiple challenges facing them as they take on the best the world has to offer. Preferment trainer Chris Waller has concerns regarding whether or not his horse has anything left after Preferment’s Melbourne Cup campaign found him unable to finish
Adelaide is hosting the Women’s Australian Open February 19 -21 and the LPGA is wasting no time promoting the event. They recently announced that New Zealand’s teen sensation, Kydia Ko would be in the field to defend the crown she won last year at Royal Melbourne. The tournament is being held at The Grange and
The NBA’s Golden State Warriors are closing in on Black Caviar statistics provided that they can win two more games and remain unbeaten after having a bit of a test at the hands of the Indiana Pacers. Their 23rd win of the regular season actually extends to the previous season when they concluded the 2014
One day out from votes opening, the music gurus at Triple J may be asking “Is it too late now to say sorry?” after online bookmaker William Hill included Justin Bieber in their market for the 2015 edition of the Hottest 100. Bieber has been blowing up the charts this year with hit after hit,
Federal police are issuing warnings to Super Rugby about the perils of using social media. The RUPA requested assistance from cyber security experts in the hopes of raising awareness after numerous incidents where well-known players such as Quade Cooper have been forced to apologise for letting Twitter trolls goad them into expletive laden replies. Such
Straight off the back of Miss Australia finishing runner up at Miss Earth, punters with online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au are getting right behind our entrant into Miss Universe. With only two weeks until the pageant finale, the bookie is reporting that Miss Australia has attracted the most wagers at odds of $10. Miss Vietnam ($9.00) has
Perfect Reflection became the first three-year-old filly in the history of the race to win the 1800m Kingston Town Classic at Perth’s Ascot racecourse in the forty-year history of the race. It was her first try beyond 1600 metres and her first Group 1 win. Her other significant wins include the 2015 Group 3 W.A.
The fifth day of the cobalt hearing featured a heated outburst from trainer Danny O’Brien as he defended himself against the charges directed at him. O’Brien directed his tirade at Racing Victoria’s counsel, Jeff Gleeson, QC, accusing Gleeson of twisting things around in order to put O’Brien in the worst possible light. The controversy dates