Karolina Pliskova smashes umpire’s chair after loss at Italian Open to Maria Sakkari

Karolina Pliskova smashes umpire’s chair after loss at Italian Open to Maria Sakkari

Posted May 17, 2018 09:09:48 Former world number one Karolina Pliskova has damaged the umpire’s chair after repeatedly smashing her racquet against it in the aftermath of her controversial defeat to Greece’s Maria Sakkari at the Italian Open. The Czech was locked at a set all, 5-5, and 40-40 in …

Laurel or Yanny? What you hear could depend on your hearing loss

Laurel or Yanny? What you hear could depend on your hearing loss

Posted May 16, 2018 22:12:42 Related Story: Dress social media sensation flips views on colours Do you hear “Laurel” or “Yanny”? An expert says your answer could depend on your level of hearing loss. A four-second audio clip of a computer-generated voice saying a word has divided the internet. External …

Colin Oliver death: Tasmanian athlete’s tragic loss felt hard in running, nursing communities

Colin Oliver death: Tasmanian athlete’s tragic loss felt hard in running, nursing communities

Updated May 16, 2018 18:14:02 Photo: Colin Oliver, pictured with Amanda Noye, died in the hospital he had worked in as a nurse. (Supplied: Amanda Noye) The heartbroken partner of champion Tasmanian athlete Colin Oliver has said she wished she could have “met him sooner and loved him longer,” as …

‘He’ll never overcome the loss’: Father consumed by guilt over crash that killed daughter

‘He’ll never overcome the loss’: Father consumed by guilt over crash that killed daughter

Updated May 07, 2018 17:40:21 Photo: The man failed to give way at a Belconnen intersection in July 2015. (Supplied: ACT Policing ) A Canberra man involved in a crash that killed his seven-year-old daughter thought of her as the “apple of his eye”, a court has heard. Christopher Ward, …

Dean Pay fined $25,000 for NRL referees criticism after Canterbury Bulldogs loss

Dean Pay fined $25,000 for NRL referees criticism after Canterbury Bulldogs loss

Posted May 07, 2018 16:41:20 Photo: Dean Pay has been handed a hefty sanction for his comments about NRL referees. (AAP: Michael Chambers, File) Canterbury coach Dean Pay has been hit with a massive $25,000 fine for his post-match criticism of the NRL referees last week. Pay pointed the finger …

Canterbury Bulldogs coach Dean Pay livid with NRL officials after controversial loss to Brisbane Broncos

Canterbury Bulldogs coach Dean Pay livid with NRL officials after controversial loss to Brisbane Broncos

Posted May 04, 2018 06:38:02 Photo: Moses Mbye (centre) was given his marching orders with a minute to go for a professional foul, sparking Bulldogs outrage. (AAP: Dan Peled) Related Story: Broncos edge out Bulldogs in controversial finish Fuming Canterbury coach Dean Pay may soon get even angrier with the …

Commonwealth Bank: information watchdog ‘dropped the ball’ over huge data loss | Australia news

Australia’s information commissioner has “dropped the ball” by not reacting to the loss of data from 19m Commonwealth Bank customer accounts privacy campaigners have said. Kat Lane, the vice chair of the Australian Privacy Foundation, has criticised the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) after it failed to tell …

Commonwealth Bank confirms loss of nearly 20 million customers’ financial statements

Commonwealth Bank confirms loss of nearly 20 million customers’ financial statements

Updated May 02, 2018 22:56:39 The Commonwealth Bank has confirmed it lost the historical financial statements of nearly 20 million accounts but insists its customers’ information has not been compromised. The statements, containing customers’ names, addresses, account numbers and transaction details from 2000 to 2016, were stored on two magnetic …

Mother who shook baby sentenced to home detention for ‘momentary loss of self-control’

Mother who shook baby sentenced to home detention for ‘momentary loss of self-control’

Posted April 27, 2018 17:05:58 A mother who shook her baby so hard he died in what was described as a “momentary loss of self-control” has avoided jail and will serve her sentence on home detention. Jennifer Nicole Kennison, 31, pleaded guilty to one count of manslaughter over the death …