NRL player Steve Michaels to stand trial on 10 charges of supplying cocaine during 2014 season

NRL player Steve Michaels to stand trial on 10 charges of supplying cocaine during 2014 season

Updated May 10, 2018 10:48:14 Former Gold Coast Titans and Brisbane Broncos player Steve Michaels has been committed to stand trial over a cocaine scandal that rocked the NRL, after he allegedly dealt cocaine to himself and others at various Gold Coast suburbs, a court has heard. The 31-year-old was …

Joel Wilkinson, former Gold Coast Suns player, takes action against AFL over alleged racial abuse, sexual harassment

Joel Wilkinson, former Gold Coast Suns player, takes action against AFL over alleged racial abuse, sexual harassment

Updated May 09, 2018 13:55:18 Photo: Joel Wilkinson alleges he was subjected to discrimination and harassment by AFL and Gold Coast Suns staff. (AAP Image: Joe Castro) Former Gold Coast Suns player Joel Wilkinson will begin legal action against the AFL, seeking compensation for racial abuse and sexual harassment during …

Wallaby player Nick Phipps apologises for wild bucks party antics

Wallaby player Nick Phipps apologises for wild bucks party antics

Posted May 01, 2018 13:19:25 Wallabies and New South Wales Waratahs halfback Nick Phipps has apologised for urinating on a bar in Sydney’s east last month. Phipps was kicked out of the Woollahra Hotel during his bucks party celebrations on April 21 — the night after the team’s record 29-nil …

NFL Draft: Shaquem Griffin becomes first one-handed player picked, two Australians selected

NFL Draft: Shaquem Griffin becomes first one-handed player picked, two Australians selected

Posted April 29, 2018 14:36:59 Photo: Shaquem Griffin will be reunited with his twin brother Shaquill after being taken by Seattle in the NFL Draft. (AP: David J. Phillip) Shaquem Griffin has made history, becoming the first one-handed player to be selected in the NFL Draft, setting him up for …

GWS Giants player Will Setterfield’s comeback journey from ACL injury

GWS Giants player Will Setterfield’s comeback journey from ACL injury

By Shaun Giles Posted April 25, 2018 05:38:48 Video: Will Setterfield’s road back from a knee injury (ABC News) Will Setterfield emerges from his morning rehab session clutching a small, green plastic bag filled with ice. He sits down and applies it to his left knee but there’s no reason …

Australia’s top-ranked tennis player Ashleigh Barty announced as Indigenous ambassador

Australia’s top-ranked tennis player Ashleigh Barty announced as Indigenous ambassador

Updated April 14, 2018 14:47:55 Photo: Ashleigh Barty wants to get more Indigenous kids playing tennis. (ABC News: Mitch Abram) Related Story: Aboriginal youth award winner calls for more remote cricket Australia’s top-ranked tennis player, Ashleigh Barty, will become Tennis Australia’s Indigenous ambassador, as part of a push to promote …

Santos receives $13.5b takeover bid from US energy player

Santos receives $13.5b takeover bid from US energy player

Posted April 03, 2018 09:55:01 Photo: Harbour Energy has made three offers for Santos since August last year. (Santos) The big Adelaide-based oil and gas producer Santos has received a $13.5 billion takeover offer from the US-owned, private-equity backed Harbour Energy. The $6.50 bid represents a 30 per cent premium …

Ready Player One: Spielberg’s retro blockbuster explores a tech-heavy future

Ready Player One: Spielberg’s retro blockbuster explores a tech-heavy future

Posted March 29, 2018 05:57:16 External Link: Ready Player One trailer Related Story: We’ve hit peak 1980s nostalgia and it’s downhill from here Humans have always looked for escape, Steven Spielberg says. Before the director was born, it was radio. Television was invented when he was a kid. “I watch …

Ready Player One review: A Wonka-esque sci-fi blockbuster that fails to impress – RN

Ready Player One review: A Wonka-esque sci-fi blockbuster that fails to impress – RN

Posted March 28, 2018 17:08:38 Photo: Ready Player One is based on Ernest Cline’s 2011 science fiction novel of the same name. (Supplied: Warner Bros. Entertainment) Related Story: Blade Runner 2049 is the sequel we didn’t need When Warner Bros. won a bidding war for film rights to Ready Player …