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29 April 2018 10:59 AM Denice Warren backs ACT greyhounds return after winning Canberra Cup

"The people have come out in their numbers and are cheerful but it's also a bit solemn here as well. "They haven’t given up the fight and hopefully the Canberra people do their talking with their fingers at the next election and someone might have a bit of common sense. "The kids in Canberra are going to grow up not even being able to touch a rabbit 29

28 April 2018 10:18 AM Big hit: Adam Gilchrist to front Fox cricket coverage

Australian cricket great Adam Gilchrist will be the frontman of Fox Sports' coverage when the new broadcast rights agreement begins next summer. Gilchrist, the former Australian vice-captain and wicketkeeper, had been the face of Channel Ten's Big Bash League coverage before the network recently lost the rights. "Sport has been a major part of my life, as a player 26

29 March 2018 6:42 AM Cricket Australia drops the ball on broadcast negotiations

If Cricket Australia’s hopes of netting a $850 million-plus media broadcast deal don't come to pass, it won’t be the fault of the ball-tampering scandal. It will be a combination of greed and timing or poor negotiating skills. It’s long-time media partner, Nine Network, has now blown a large part of its budget on a five-year, $300 million contract with Tennis 22

27 March 2018 11:02 PM Family first for Bogut, who puts NBA return on hold until next season

Bogut penned a short statement and posted it on his Twitter account early on Wednesday morning where he also explained he originally returned to Australia in February following the death of his grandfather, Mile Bogut. It’s understood the Boguts are expecting the arrival of their second child in June. Bogut started the season with the Los Angeles Lakers 15

14 February 2018 7:12 AM PyeongChang is putting the 'winter' back into Winter Olympics

After two balmy Winter Olympics - where athletes stripped clothes off to cool down and snow had to be trucked in - PyeongChang is bringing the winter back. It's been so biting cold that athletes' skis are warping and makeup is freezing to the faces of BBC anchors (to be fair, it's probably freezing to the faces of other people, as well). Officials have even gone as far as to postpone 26

11 February 2018 9:56 AM UFC 221: Brisbane fighters Brown and Nguyen fail to fire in Perth

It has been a fruitless morning for Brisbane fighters at UFC 221 in Perth, with both flyweight Ben Nguyen and featherweight Damien Brown losing their fights. It was a particularly bad morning for Nguyen, who was choked unconscious in the third round by Brazillian jiu jitsu ace Jussier Formiga. In a back-and-forth affair, Formiga likely won the first 42

11 February 2018 1:40 AM Seven-foot brown snake latches onto man's leg in central Queensland

A cattle farmer in central Queensland has been bitten by a seven-foot brown snake while riding a motorbike, causing the man to fall from the bike and fight to pull the reptile off after it latched onto his leg. He managed to escape from the "enormous (and) highly-venomous" snake and raise the alarm, before being airlifted to Mackay Base Hospital on Saturday 40

10 February 2018 9:39 AM Israeli jet shot down in Syria after Iranian drone intercepted

Jerusalem: Syrian anti-aircraft fire shot down an Israeli jet on Saturday, the military said, after Israel intercepted an Iranian drone launched from Syria and struck an Iranian target there. Footage from northern Israel showed what appeared to be white aircraft debris scattered on the ground. It was one of the most serious incidents involving Israel 49

10 February 2018 12:52 AM Body believed to be missing north Queensland man found on isolated cattle property

A body, believed to be that of a missing north Queensland man, has been found on an isolated cattle property near Mount Isa after a land and air search on Friday. Dallas Pyke, 37, was reported missing after he left Cairns on December 30 but never arrived in Mount Isa as planned. He was last heard from by a truck driver, who made contact with Mr Pyke via radio 39

9 February 2018 3:51 AM 'Clutching at straws': Family's desperate plea over missing Esperance man

Esperance police and family of missing Castletown man Colin Johnson have called on the public for any information that may assist in their search, with no sign of him since February 5. Still images of CCTV footage have emerged of the 47-year-old at the BP Service Station on the corner of Goldfields Road and Reynolds Street in Castletown, where he was last seen at 9am on Monday 33