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 […]

Aussie Open star dead at 34

FORMER Aussie tennis star Todd Reid has died at the the of 34. The Australian tennis community is in chock at the premature death of the former Victorian tennis prodigy, who was at one point tipped to be the next big thing of Australian tennis. The Herald Sun reports Reid died on Tuesday. There are […]

It’s over! Aussie football civil war ends as big changes pass

GOVERNANCE reform is coming to Football Federation Australia, with pro-reform forces set to claim victory at the end of a two-year struggle for power of the sport. The game’s state federations and sole A-League representative on the FFA Congress voted 8-2 to accept constitutional change at a meeting in Sydney on Tuesday. The move will […]