The week saw freed Bali Nine smuggler Renae Lawrence turn herself in for previous outstanding charges, an American missionary killed in India, and an enthusiastic father going too far to ensure his son’s football team’s win.
This morning, Leicester City lost their owner, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha. As a long-suffering fan of the club, what he instilled in us will live forever.
Usain Bolt to play for the Mariners, but wants more money. Conversely, the Mariners want someone else to fit the bill, but won’t play him. I’ve heard less toxic relationships articulated at Centrelink.
Well, it’s nonsense for breakfast again, as the FIFA glitch invaded our world, Peppa Pig was outed as a revolutionary and the man who threw his shoes at George Bush returned to our attention.
Humble, accessible, supremely talented, Sam Kerr is the footballing icon we’ve been waiting for.
The passing of Les Murray is an awful thing to face. However, the seeds of passion that he planted deep within every football fan will bloom forever.
Monday. Stay away from her, you bitch. Good news however, as a man and his pint saved London, John McEnroe entered the SSM debate and loyalty exists in the footballing world. We’re surprised too.
Thursday…the day where things happen. I guess. Two ancient enemies went to war, Trump broke it off with Europe (again) and Eminem admits to stealing ideas…from Jim Carrey! Coming in 2019, The Ace Ventura LP.
With the Golden State Warriors riding into the NBA finals on the back of a toaster, we look back at some other examples of enchanted curio that crippled teams in the past. Because sport is stupid.
Well bugger me with a fish fork, it’s Thursday. Huzzah. The world kept dying while you were recharging, which featured an argument at the estimates, Taiwan saying yes to gay marriage and an unholy clusterboink on ABC2.
Morning! What happened while you were asleep? Well, a gas attack in Syria “mysteriously” happened, scientists developed a theory to make saltwater drinkable and linesmen were announced as pushed to extinction.
An endeavouring few in Sydney’s South-West are bringing football to the huddled masses, giving hope and familiarity to refugees new to our shores.
As professional sport gathers more articulate data, the concept of sports psychology is evolving, as a winning mindset is established early, especially in the video game realm.
Tuesday, you minx. What happened while you were asleep? Abject stupidity, that’s what. A famous fictional Boaty was reborn a submarine, a woman with a famous name was sentenced and a famous rivalry turned sour.
Morning! What happened while you were asleep? Well, Assad promised peace and violence, the crime of century was solved and Meryl Streep started a joke.
Compared to weeks previous, this one was relatively peaceful. Bar that tragic plane crash, Martin Shkreli counter bullying school kids and the Greens’ awkward one night stand. But hey, could be worse. Win!
Every so often, an actual book passes over The Big Smoke’s sportsdesk. “The Game of Their Lives” chronicles the footballers who fought, and ultimately perished, in the horror of WW1.
Morn! What happened while you were asleep? Turnbull used diplomacy to secure Long Tan service, a chance for sporting revenge unfolds in Rio and QLD decided a fictional character was a ‘local’.
Amateur sport, for the most part, is getting thrashed each week. But what if you were to never win? Well, meet Madron FC, the worst team in Britain.
Last week’s State of Origin was one thing, but the claims of match fixing in the rugby league go far deeper than that.
Football tragic Mathew Mackie relives that moment a decade ago which changed everything. When the Socceroos qualified for the World Cup.
In Part Two of his FIFA 2022 World Cup feature, Isaac Ohlin looks now to the blatant corruption within and surrounding FIFA, with rife vote swapping and illegal exchanges uglying the game for all.