Captain Cook is a contested national symbol, so why spend more money on him?

Captain Cook is a contested national symbol, so why spend more money on him?

Posted May 11, 2018 14:03:23 Photo: A statue of British explorer Captain James Cook with the inscription “Discovered this Territory 1770” stands in Sydney’s Hyde Park. (Reuters: David Gray) Related Story: Stan Grant: The real journey Captain Cook set us on is between catastrophe and survival Related Story: Second Melbourne …

Sydney to get new $3m Captain Cook memorial in ‘inclusive project’ | Australia news

The treasurer, Scott Morrison, has announced that a new $3m memorial to Captain Cook will be built at Sydney’s Botany Bay, as part of a “very inclusive project” to commemorate the site of European colonisers’ first arrival on Australian soil. The statue will be part of a broader $50m redevelopment …

Australian Test captain Tim Paine says team culture needs ‘tweaks’, vows to reduce sledging

Australian Test captain Tim Paine says team culture needs ‘tweaks’, vows to reduce sledging

Updated April 19, 2018 16:23:53 Photo: Tim Paine (front) has had a tough start as Australian Test captain — but he says the team is capable of regaining the trust of the public. (AP: Themba Hadebe) Related Story: Australia’s new Test cricket captain is ‘Tassie-tough’ and plays for keeps Related …

Manly drop Jackson Hastings from NRL due to incidents with captain Daly Cherry-Evans

Manly drop Jackson Hastings from NRL due to incidents with captain Daly Cherry-Evans

Posted April 18, 2018 12:00:22 Photo: Manly’s Jackson Hastings has been dropped to feeder club Blacktown over a series of issues with teammates. (AAP: Brendan Esposito) Jackson Hastings will likely spend the rest of the season in reserve grade after Manly coach Trent Barrett admitted on-going drama surrounding the young …

We had too many defensive breakdowns and shot ourselves in the foot in the first half and we were not able to make it back: England captain Mike Tuck

We had too many defensive breakdowns and shot ourselves in the foot in the first half and we were not able to make it back: England captain Mike Tuck

FRUSTRATION, embarrassment, disappointment and anger. England captain Mike Tuck did not hold back when asked to described Tuesday night’s loss to Canada in the Commonwealth Games sudden-death quarter-final in Cairns. The English lads had high expectations when they landed in Australia for the campaign but have been sent home early …

Commonwealth Games: Australian flag bearer will be hockey captain Mark Knowles

Commonwealth Games: Australian flag bearer will be hockey captain Mark Knowles

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Australian rugby sevens Captain James Stannard ‘heartbroken’ after alleged one-punch attack

Australian rugby sevens Captain James Stannard ‘heartbroken’ after alleged one-punch attack

Posted April 02, 2018 17:28:08 Photo: James Stannard will miss out on competing at his third Commonwealth Games after suffering a fractured skull in an alleged one-punch assault. (AAP: Lukas Coch) Related Story: Rugby sevens captain out of Commonwealth Games after alleged one-punch attack Related Story: ‘I thought he was …

Commonwealth Games: Australian rugby sevens captain out of competition after skull fractured in one-punch attack

Commonwealth Games: Australian rugby sevens captain out of competition after skull fractured in one-punch attack

Updated March 30, 2018 17:10:44 Photo: James Stannard remains in hospital after the alleged attack. (AAP: Lukas Coch) Australian rugby sevens skipper James Stannard has been ruled out of playing at the Commonwealth Games after he suffered a fractured skull in an alleged one-punch attack in Sydney’s eastern suburbs early …

Commonwealth Games: Australian rugby sevens captain in hospital after alleged one-punch attack

Commonwealth Games: Australian rugby sevens captain in hospital after alleged one-punch attack

Updated March 30, 2018 12:15:44 Photo: James Stannard remains in hospital after the alleged attack. (AAP: Lukas Coch) Australian rugby sevens skipper James Stannard is in hospital with head injuries after an alleged one-punch attack in Sydney’s eastern suburbs early this morning. New South Wales Police charged a 22-year-old British …

Australian rugby sevens captain James Stannard hit in alleged one-punch attack | Sport

The captain of the Australian rugby sevens team, James Stannard, is in a stable condition in hospital after being knocked unconscious in an alleged one-punch attack on Thursday night. A 22-year-old British man has been charged over the alleged attack outside a kebab shop in Coogee in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. …