Sam Dastyari’s far-right abuser gets suspended fine for contempt | Australia news

A far-right activist faces the threat of a hefty fine over an online video in which the former senator Sam Dastyari was called a “terrorist” and a “monkey” at a Melbourne pub. Neil Erikson was fined $10,000 on Friday for contempt but the penalty was suspended on the condition he …

Neil Erikson, who ambushed Sam Dastyari on video, avoids jail for contempt of court

Neil Erikson, who ambushed Sam Dastyari on video, avoids jail for contempt of court

Updated May 11, 2018 15:27:26 Related Story: ‘Are you not pathetic?’ Judge scolds ‘childish’ far-right activist Related Story: Far-right activist in contempt for failing to pull down Dastyari video A far-right activist who ambushed former Labor senator Sam Dastyari for a social media video will have to pay $10,000 if …

Living the dream (so we don’t have to): the boy who ran off to Bali | Sam Leith | Opinion

When Jonah, my four-year-old son, gets in a bate – usually either because I’ve put cheese on his pasta, or because I haven’t – he is prone to stomp to the front door and announce: “I’m fed up with all of you. I don’t want to be in this family. …

AFL suspends Port Adelaide’s Sam Powell-Pepper over drunken behaviour at city bar

AFL suspends Port Adelaide’s Sam Powell-Pepper over drunken behaviour at city bar

Posted April 25, 2018 14:01:48 Photo: Sam Powell-Pepper has missed the Power’s two games since the early morning incident. (AAP: David Mariuz) Port Adelaide player Sam Powell-Pepper has been suspended for another week after the AFL found he inappropriately touched a woman at an Adelaide bar while he was drunk. …

Sam Stosur rues unforced errors in Fed Cup loss to Lesley Kerkhove in Wollongong

Sam Stosur rues unforced errors in Fed Cup loss to Lesley Kerkhove in Wollongong

Posted April 21, 2018 15:34:49 Photo: Sam Stosur was left to lament 30 unforced errors, which proved costly in the loss. (AAP: Craig Golding) Lowly ranked Lesley Kerkhove has stunned Samantha Stosur to give the Netherlands a shock 1-0 lead over Australia in their World Group playoff in Wollongong. An …

Matildas qualify for World Cup, progress to Asian Cup semis with Sam Kerr goal against Japan

Matildas qualify for World Cup, progress to Asian Cup semis with Sam Kerr goal against Japan

Posted April 14, 2018 08:57:04 Photo: The Matildas were saved by a Sam Kerr goal in the 86th minute. (Reuters: Orlando Ramirez/USA Today, File) The Matildas have come back from the brink to snatch a late 1-1 draw against Japan in the Women’s Asian Cup, sealing qualification for next year’s …

Matildas attacker Sam Kerr scores two goals in 8-0 win over Vietnam at Asian Cup

Matildas attacker Sam Kerr scores two goals in 8-0 win over Vietnam at Asian Cup

Updated April 11, 2018 09:53:54 Australia’s Women’s Asian Cup campaign is well and truly back on track following an 8-0 win over an outclassed Vietnam in Jordan. An opening scoreless draw against South Korea left little margin for error, but the Matildas responded in perfect fashion with a one-sided victory …

Sam Willoughby fighting to walk again after BMX training crash

Sam Willoughby fighting to walk again after BMX training crash

Updated March 31, 2018 07:07:42 Video: Australian BMX cycling star Sam Willoughby strengthening his muscles after becoming tetraplegic (ABC News) Sam Willoughby admits that he has his days. Which is understandable. After all, he’s tackling a physical and mental test that few could endure. And it’s a slog, especially for …

Sam Kerr sets new record as Matildas’ incredible winning streak continues in seven-goal thriller

Sam Kerr sets new record as Matildas’ incredible winning streak continues in seven-goal thriller

Updated March 01, 2018 12:36:27 Video: Matildas defeat Norway 4-3 at Algarve Cup (ABC News) It was simply business as usual for Sam Kerr and the Matildas; the extraordinary now becoming almost routine. Their opening fixture at the Algarve Cup in Portugal brought an eighth consecutive victory and a record-breaking …

Sam Kerr’s snub from World XI may not be quite what it seems

Sam Kerr’s snub from World XI may not be quite what it seems

By Steve Wilson Updated March 09, 2018 15:05:45 Photo: Sam Kerr has scored 13 goals in her past 10 outings for the Matildas. (Reuters: Orlando Ramirez/USA Today) It’s happened again. Six months after being left off the final shortlist for the FIFA Women’s Player 2017 award, Matildas striker Sam Kerr …