Aussie hockey teams set for world’s best

THE Hockeyroos’ inaugural FIH Pro League tilt will have a distinctly local flavour with more than a quarter of the 18 member squad hailing from Victoria. Five Victorians — Hayley Padget, Kristina Bates, Rachael Lynch, Sophie Taylor and Ashlee Wells — along with state team member Lily Brazel, will suit up for the Aussie women […]

Aussie hero chases extreme record mark

As the “worst skateboarder in the world” Scotty James is content to let his contemporaries chase their summer Olympic dreams while he targets becoming the best snowboarder in the world. Australian James finished third in the half-pipe at last year’s Winter Olympics behind all-time American great Shaun White and Japanese young gun Ayumu Hirano. But […]

Jury out in Aussie cricketer rape case

The jury in the trial of an Australian cricketer accused of raping a sleeping woman has retired to consider its verdicts. Former Worcestershire all-rounder Alex Hepburn denies raping the woman in April 2017, claiming they had consensual sex in which she “actively engaged” after opening her eyes and kissing him. The Crown claims the Perth-born […]

‘Flash crash’ rips through Asia’s currency markets sending the yen into orbit and the Aussie dollar crashing to Earth

Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty Images Japan’s yen has gone into orbit on Thursday, breaking through key technical support levels as rising global growth risks nudged investors into a rush to safe haven-assets. Apple cut its sales forecast for its latest quarter, citing slowing iPhone sales in China, while Chinese manufacturing reads added to the burden […]

‘Incompetent’ Aussie batsmen exposed

Khan goes BANG BANG!0:00 Big Bash: Strikers young gun Rashid Khan goes bang bang and gets two Renegades wickets in the one over, both with the same ball! December 23rd 2018 9 hours ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/Cricket news and galleries/ Andrew McMurtrynews.com.au Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on […]

‘The Aussie media should answer that’

Having produced his best Test figures against Australia, Ishant Sharma took great delight in rubbishing the notion his no-ball dramas were the reason for a skittish start to the game in Perth. Sharma dismissed Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood with consecutive deliveries on Saturday to end Australia’s first innings of the second Test and finish […]

‘You don’t have to talk rubbish’: Paine heralds new Aussie era

Australian captain Tim Paine says he’s proud of the way his team not only fought hard against India but played in the right spirit as they put on a friendlier face after the ball-tampering scandal. The opening Test in Adelaide was the first at home for Australia since the cheating row blew up in South […]

Hot dog sacrifice makes Aussie WWE star

TONI STORM’S mother sold hot dogs at wrestling shows in order to secure her daughter’s in-ring education. But the New Zealand-born Aussie rewarded her mum’s hard work by capturing WWE glory on female wrestling’s most historic evening. Storm, 23, pinned Io Shirai in the final of the Mae Young Classic at the Nassau Coliseum. In […]