‘They want sponsors…’: Gavaskar’s strong-worded reply to Gilchrist | Cricket

Sunil Gavaskar said some former foreign cricketers want BCCI to allow Indian cricketers to play in their T20 leagues just to attract more sponsors. Gavaskar’s comments came a few days after former Australia wicketkeeper-batter Adam Gilchrist had questioned the Indian cricket board’s stance of not giving No Objection Certificates (NOC) to its contracted players to … Read more

Hannah Green expects strong field for home summer

Winning the Australian Open is as important as claiming another major for the showpiece event’s newest recruit, Hannah Green. Now the race is on to have her colleagues thinking the same way as organisers tackle the remaining roadblocks in getting more big-names to sign on. This year’s Australian Open — held on December 1-4 at … Read more

Camorra Sold to Australia With Melbourne Cup the Goal

This season’s Comer Group International Curragh Cup (G2) winner Camorra  will be aimed at the Melbourne Cup (G1) following his purchase by Jarred Magnabosco’s Best Bloodstock. The son of Zoffany  has been trained by Ger Lyons to win four of his 16 starts and Lyons will oversee Camorra’s preparations for the Melbourne Cup and his … Read more

Theatre review: The Glass Menagerie is a perfectly recreated classic, brought to life by talented locals

It’s easy to assume a classic story will feel tired and dull when it’s reproduced for the thousandth time – but that was not the case with The Glass Menagerie. Perhaps it was the vivacious talent delivering the script or the timelessness of family drama, but this Tennessee Williams piece felt just as relevant and … Read more

Cameron Smith LIV golf, Hannah Green to play

The Australian Open has added some extra star-power for its return edition this summer with major winner Hannah Green committing to play. Green, fresh from contending at this month’s Women’s Open, was unveiled in Melbourne on Monday as the event’s latest coup. The 25-year-old is one of only four Australian women to have won a … Read more

D-Link R15 AX1500 Smart Router Review: A solid entry-level option

D-Link’s new Eagle Pro AI series of routers is looking to shake things on both sides of the market, from entry-level routers-to premium mesh systems. The R15 AX1500 Eagle Pro AI stands as the entry-level option, but provides some nifty value through its compact design, Wi-Fi 6 functionality and various smart features including Google Assistant … Read more

The Everest began an exciting era of big prizemoney races and extended carnival in Sydney

“I think overall the landscape of Australian racing has changed, there is a little bit less tradition.’’ There is more than just an element of truth to this thought-provoking comment from Hall of Fame trainer Chris Waller. Tradition will always have a place in racing. The bedrock of the sport is built on the historical … Read more

Judith Durham, lead singer with the Seekers whose bell-like voice brought chart success – obituary

Yet, as Maurice Rosenbaum, the paper’s pop chronicler admitted, her essential quality was hard to define. Talk of warmth, simplicity and “niceness” might have lured the unwary towards the quicksands of sentimental approval, whereas hers was an admirably controlled talent worthy of the best in contemporary song. Her outstanding vocal gifts were evident in two … Read more

Leah Kilner makes inspiring return to the races at Doomben

Leah Kilner has stunned the Australian racing community by arriving at the Doomben races to be wrapped in a heartwarming embrace of love by her mates outside the jockeys’ room. The seriously injured Queensland apprentice jockey wore a beaming smile as she was wheeled into the races on Saturday by her best mate Bianca Grob. … Read more

‘Look after your cricket, don’t tell us what to do. We can do better than you’ | Cricket

Legendary India cricketer Sunil Gavaskar launched a scathing attack on ‘old powers’ England and Australia for blaming IPL for disrupting the international cricket calendar. The criticism against IPL started to gain momentum after multiple IPL franchise owners bought teams in the upcoming T20 leagues in South Africa and UAE which are likely to clash with … Read more