Retired athletes spar with mental health

April 13, 2022

Walking away from the sport they love is hard for athletes but many also find retirement is riddled with major psychological hurdles. Flinders University psychologist Ashley Montero and colleagues surveyed more than 600 athletes from around the...[Read More]

Ricciardo finds some Formula One answers

April 13, 2022

Daniel Ricciardo found some answers. But the big question remains. Just how do Ricciardo and fellow Formula One drivers catch a Ferrari? Charles Leclerc’s stunning go-to-whoa win in the Australian Grand Prix has gifted Ferrari’s ace a...[Read More]

World No.1 Barty retires, bows out on top

March 23, 2022

A physically and emotionally “spent” Ash Barty has revealed she’s been wrestling with retirement ever since winning Wimbledon last year. Aged just 25, the world No.1 delivered the bombshell announcement on Wednesday that she was...[Read More]

Patty Mills’ historic NBA All-Star call-up

February 9, 2022

Patty Mills’ emphatic arrival in Brooklyn has been rewarded with a maiden NBA All-Stars nod with the Boomers great the first Australian to compete in the three-point contest. Trae Young, Karl-Anthony Towns, Zach LaVine, CJ McCollum, Fred...[Read More]

Females fly Aussie flag at Winter Olympics

January 26, 2022

Female athletes will again lead the Australian charge at the Winter Olympics in Beijing next month, making up a record percentage of the team. Those flying the flag include world champion aerial skier Laura Peel, Australia’s first ever female...[Read More]

Cycling provides big economic boost

October 20, 2021

Tim Dornin (Australian Associated Press)   Cycling in Australia is making a significant contribution to the national economy, worth about $6.3 billion in 2020, and boasts a booming participation rate, a new report has found. Prepared for We...[Read More]

AOC to finalise post-Tokyo quarantine plan

June 23, 2021

Rob Forsaith (Australian Associated Press)   Quarantine arrangements for Australia’s Tokyo-bound Olympians will soon be finalised as the contingent’s chief medico downplayed the prospect of false positive COVID-19 tests derailing...[Read More]

Aussies ready for unique opening ceremony

May 19, 2021

Rob Forsaith (Australian Associated Press) 19 May 2021   Australia’s Olympians are aware they may be forced to forego the opening ceremony in Tokyo at what will be a socially distant Games. The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has...[Read More]

Morrison open to regional quarantine camps

January 20, 2021

Matt Coughlan (Australian Associated Press)   Prime Minister Scott Morrison is open to Queensland’s push to make all international arrivals quarantine at remote mining camps instead of hotels. Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk will...[Read More]

Crowdless Melbourne Cup warmest since 1969

November 4, 2020

Callum Godde (Australian Associated Press)   It was a historic Melbourne Cup day in more ways than one. For the first time in the famous race’s 160-year history, no punters were on course at Flemington Racecourse as COVID-19 halted...[Read More]

Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact

July 15, 2020

(Australian Associated Press)  15/07/2020 07:16:37PM   LATEST DEVELOPMENTS A woman in her 90s has died in Victoria, which has recorded 238 new cases, and the state’s chief health officer warns the death toll will rise The source of...[Read More]

Commodore retirement to drive significant value

December 11, 2019

Carly Waters (Australian Associated Press) The first VB Commodore was launched in 1978. There have 16 models over the past 42 years, the last being the ZB. The Commodore was Australia’s best selling car for 15 straight years to 2010. It won...[Read More]

Australia’s sporting radar in 2020; Will you be a part of it?

December 11, 2019

Steve Larkin (Australian Associated Press)   KEY AUSTRALIAN SPORTS EVENTS IN 2020 * TOKYO OLYMPICS After sliding down the medal table in Rio four years ago, the Australian Olympic Committee is taking a fresh approach to the Tokyo Games which...[Read More]

Matildas on same pay scale as Socceroos

November 6, 2019

Darren Walton (Australian Associated Press)   Matildas stalwart Elise Kellond-Knight is hailing the FFA’s landmark Collective Bargaining Agreement that closes the pay gap between the country’s men’s and women’s national...[Read More]

Australia’s Lord’s record against England

August 14, 2019

Ian McCullough(Australian Associated Press)   AUSTRALIA’S RECORDS AGAINST ENGLAND IN TEST MATCHES PLAYED AT LORD’S * Played: 36 * Won: 15 * Lost: 7 * Drawn: 14 * Highest score: 6-726 declared – June 1930 * Lowest score: 53...[Read More]