Cameron Smith makes shock Queensland and Australia representative retirement

Cameron Smith makes shock Queensland and Australia representative retirement

Updated May 15, 2018 13:36:09 Cameron Smith has surprisingly called an end to his representative career with Queensland and Australia just three weeks out from the beginning of the State of Origin series. The shock announcement means Queensland will have to appoint a new captain and hooker for the Origin …

Logan Mayor Luke Smith likely to be suspended if changes pass Queensland’s Parliament

Logan Mayor Luke Smith likely to be suspended if changes pass Queensland’s Parliament

Updated May 14, 2018 05:49:46 The mayor of Australia’s sixth largest council will most likely be stood down as soon as changes to ministerial powers pass through Queensland’s Parliament, government sources have told the ABC. Under the changes, mayors and councillors charged with serious integrity offences would be automatically suspended …

Peter Norman’s role in Tommie Smith, John Carlos image at Mexico Olympics recognised

Peter Norman’s role in Tommie Smith, John Carlos image at Mexico Olympics recognised

THE Australian man involved in one of the world’s most powerful photographs will be honoured for his role in the bold move five decades on. Peter Norman was standing on the podium alongside US athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City when the pair …

The Crown’s Matt Smith breaks silence over pay gap with co-star Claire Foy

The Crown’s Matt Smith breaks silence over pay gap with co-star Claire Foy

Posted April 23, 2018 16:33:03 Photo: Claire Foy, who plays Queen Elizabeth II, and Matt Smith who plays Prince Philip, at the season 2 premiere. (Reuters: Simon Dawson) Related Story: The Crown star on portraying royalty, and whether the Queen watches Related Story: ‘It’s scary’: Striving actors detail Hollywood’s culture …

Australian cricketer Steve Smith will not appeal a year-long ban over ball-tampering

Australian cricketer Steve Smith will not appeal a year-long ban over ball-tampering

Updated April 04, 2018 16:15:04 Photo: Steve Smith says he takes full responsibility as captain. (AAP Image/Dave Hunt) Former Australian captain Steve Smith has ruled out appealing his 12-month ban for his involvement in the ball-tampering incident. Smith said on social media he would not be challenging the sanctions imposed …

Ball-tampering hearings for Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft could be heard on April 11

Ball-tampering hearings for Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft could be heard on April 11

Posted April 02, 2018 08:50:22 Photo: Australia’s David Warner and Steve Smith could miss out on national contracts for two years. (Reuters: Rogan Ward) Related Story: More heads could roll at Cricket Australia as cheating scandal grinds on Related Story: ‘This is the right thing to do’: Lehmann steps down …

Devastated Steve Smith breaks down during apology for ball tampering scandal | Sport

Australian cricket broke down in tears as a shattered Steve Smith took full responsibility for the ball-tampering crisis that has engulfed a nation and a similarly emotional Darren Lehmann fell on his sword as coach. Lies and deceit made way for anguish and penance in Sydney, Perth and Johannesburg on …

Steve Smith apologises for ball-tampering incident after arriving back in Australia

Steve Smith apologises for ball-tampering incident after arriving back in Australia

Updated March 29, 2018 21:01:04 Photo: Steve Smith sheds tears as he addresses a media conference at Sydney airport. (AAP: Brendan Esposito) Steve Smith has broken down in tears after arriving back in Sydney, as he apologised for his role in the ball-tampering scandal that has rocked Australian cricket. Smith, …

Steve Smith and David Warner ditched from Indian Premier League after ball-tampering scandal

Steve Smith and David Warner ditched from Indian Premier League after ball-tampering scandal

Posted March 29, 2018 12:40:17 Photo: Steve Smith was captain of the Indian Premier League’s Rising Pune Supergiants in 2017. (Supplied: IPL) It’s one of the richest sporting leagues in the world, and the behaviour of Steve Smith and David Warner has cruelled the chances of Australian cricketers winning a …

For dishonesty more than cheating, a year’s ban is what Smith and Warner deserve

For dishonesty more than cheating, a year’s ban is what Smith and Warner deserve

Posted March 29, 2018 11:41:02 Video: “The leadership group knew about it,” Steve Smith says (ABC News) When Cricket Australia handed down the penalties for its ball-tampering trio, the rationale became clear. In the days leading up, plenty of people had been saying the prospect of a year-long ban for …