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27 August 2018 6:54 AM Luc Longley thinks sound could trump sight when Boomers take on USA

“I played in front of 30,000 people in Toronto in the frenzy of MJ’s return and I thought that was overwhelming so this will be great.” Tickets for the two games on August 22 and 24 next year go on sale to the public on Wednesday and organisers are confident they could be sold out quickly judging from the pre-sales. Sydney 2000 Olympics gold medallist 33

13 June 2018 11:01 PM Arzani sticks by Nike despite the company withdrawing boots to Iran

Socceroos' starlet Daniel Arzani will continue to honour his contract with Nike despite the sports manufacturer refusing to supply Iranian players with football boots for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The American company withdrew its supply of football gear to the Iranian players and the Iran national team, adhering to president Donald Trump's trade 41

22 April 2018 5:57 AM Jack Johnson, boxer jailed under Jim Crow, is being considered by Trump for pardon

World heavyweight champion Jim Jeffries refused to fight him and instead retired. But in 1908, Johnson gained the championship belt in front of 20,000 at Rushcutters Bay, Sydney. Johnson had been pursuing incumbent Tommy Burns around the world as the latter took on the world's challengers, with a fight eventually agreed to after Australian promoter Hugh D McIntosh 54

23 February 2018 8:03 AM Up Tumpz chasing Donald Trump-esque upset at Country Championships Goulburn qualifier

The gelding is no joke though having posted four wins in 13 starts as Up Trumpz shapes for the Canberra Guineas on Black Opal Stakes day in Canberra on March 11. Goulburn trainer Danny Williams has eight runners in the Goulburn qualifier, including $1.60 favourite Don't Give a Damn who has won four of its five starts. Shires knows he'll have his work cut out for him but backed 39

8 February 2018 2:37 PM Geopolitics the other race at PyeongChang Olympics

Beijing: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has gone ahead with a military parade the day before the Winter Olympics’ opening ceremony in South Korea in an act that some will see as provocative. However, the regime did not broadcast live images of the event, South Korean media reported. The Yonhap News Agency said about 13,000 troops participated while 92

31 January 2018 11:54 PM Aussie players throw support behind Bernard Tomic

The olive branches may have run out from team captain Lleyton Hewitt but Australia's Davis Cup players are still hopeful of a reconciliation with Bernard Tomic. Doubles specialist John Peers hoped Tomic realised his ex-teammates were "there for him" after admitting it was hard to watch his ill-fated stint on Network Ten's reality TV show I'm A Celebrity 38

31 January 2018 4:56 AM Watch live: Donald Trump's first State of the Union address

He moved from spruiking his tax cuts to talking about the price of prescription drugs, the country's failing infrastructure, the war on drugs and gangs, the opioid crisis, immigration, cutting aid to countries that don't support America and defeating North Korea. While the White House has promised that it would be a bipartisan speech calling for unity 147

29 January 2018 3:33 AM Australia's Hillsong Worship wins Grammy

The group, formed out of Sydney's Hillsong megachurch, has had huge success across the world for their Christian inspired music and concerts. As stars arrived adorned with white roses supporting gender equality, Lorde found herself at the centre of a sexism row after she was denied the chance to perform solo at the ceremony. The former breakfast host made her highly 64

27 January 2018 4:42 AM North Korea exported coal to South korea and Japan via Russia: intel sources

Paris: North Korea shipped coal to Russia last year which was then delivered to South Korea and Japan in a likely violation of UN sanctions, three Western European intelligence sources said. The UN Security Council banned North Korean exports of coal last August 5 under sanctions intended to cut off an important source of the foreign currency Pyongyang 61 1

26 January 2018 8:09 AM Conservative commentator Andrew Bolt injured after falling from ladder

Conservative commentator Andrew Bolt has been injured after falling from a ladder. According to the Herald Sun, Bolt fell almost four metres while gardening at his Melbourne home. He has injured several ribs and broken his wrist "which has had to be pinned" a news item for the Melbourne tabloid reported. Bolt was pruning a tree when he fell but landed 71