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Thu 2 Jul 2020

F1 mogul, 89, has 4th child with 44yo wife

F1 mogul, 89, has 4th child with 44yo wife

The numbers are just incredible. Bernie Ecclestone, 89, now has children aged 65 and newborn after his 44-year-old wife’s 25-minute labour.

‘Heartbreaking’: FA Cup winners bankrupt

‘Heartbreaking’: FA Cup winners bankrupt

Seven years after winning the coveted FA Cup, an English football powerhouse has entered administration due to the coronavirus epidemic.

Wed 1 Jul 2020

Super Rugby saved as players reach pay deal

premium_icon Super Rugby saved as players reach pay deal

Australia’s domestic Super Rugby competition will proceed as planned this weekend following an end to the code’s drawn out pay deal.

Culture crisis destroying proud history

premium_icon Culture crisis destroying proud history

These are the reasons behind the Broncos’ dramatic fall from one of Australia’s top sporting franchises to NRL cellar-dwellers.

‘Naked’ footballer smacked with multi game ban

premium_icon ‘Naked’ footballer smacked with multi game ban

Collingwood star found half naked by police has been hit with a heavy sanction by the AFL for breaking return-to-play COVID-19 protocols.

Olympic golden girl faces court on drug charges

premium_icon Olympic golden girl faces court on drug charges

Sixteen years ago she won Australia’s first gold medal in her sport in 80 years, now she’s faced a southeast Queensland court on stealing and drug charges.

‘Looking ripped’: How Inglis is preparing for UK move

premium_icon ‘Looking ripped’: How Inglis is preparing for UK move

NRL star Greg Inglis is “training the house down” as he prepares to join the UK’s Warrington Wolves, casting aside any doubts that he would be taking his foot off the...

Broncos probe: Why Seibold is still right man for job

premium_icon Broncos probe: Why Seibold is still right man for job

The once mighty Brisbane Broncos are in crisis. How did it come to this and who is to blame? In the first of a four-part series, Travis Meyn and Peter Badel go straight...

Tue 30 Jun 2020

AFL stars investigated for COVID breach

AFL stars investigated for COVID breach

Two of Collingwood’s biggest stars are under investigation after reportedly breaching the AFL’s coronavirus protocols last weekend.

State of Origin poised for shock move overseas

premium_icon State of Origin poised for shock move overseas

For the first time in 33 years, State of Origin rugby league could be taken overseas should the historic Adelaide fixture be cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Bennett erupts in savage Broncos, Seibold spray

premium_icon Bennett erupts in savage Broncos, Seibold spray

Wayne Bennett wanted to stay silent as the Broncos bumbled their way through 2020, but constant jibes from the club over his tenure has forced his hand.

Broncos issues go deeper than playing talent

premium_icon Broncos issues go deeper than playing talent

A year ago league Immortal Andrew Johns tipped the Broncos to win the premiership. Now they’re in the most troubled state of their history.

Broncos send SOS to sacked NRL coach

premium_icon Broncos send SOS to sacked NRL coach

Anthony Seibold will survive the axe following a meeting with Broncos powerbrokers but the embattled coach has been told he must bring in a high-profile assistant.

Mon 29 Jun 2020

Revealed: Maroons boss ready to help fix Broncos ‘mess’

premium_icon Revealed: Maroons boss ready to help fix Broncos ‘mess’

Anthony Seibold is fighting for his job at the Broncos, but the under-siege coach has been offered an experienced helping hand to rebuild the struggling club.

Three issues that make these Broncos worst in history

premium_icon Three issues that make these Broncos worst in history

The Brisbane Broncos post-COVID have hit rock bottom. So much so, this may be the worst Brisbane team in the club’s proud history.

Wally’s king hit: Broncos debacle ‘as low as it gets’

premium_icon Wally’s king hit: Broncos debacle ‘as low as it gets’

Wally Lewis, one of the greatest to ever grace Red Hill, believes losing the respect of the Brisbane faithful is “as low as it gets”.

Sun 28 Jun 2020

Melbourne could become the Sunshine Coast Storm

premium_icon Melbourne could become the Sunshine Coast Storm

Storm’s planned two week stay in Maroochydore could be extended beyond the halfway point of the season if the rate of infection fails to fall in Victoria.

Broncos boss weighs in on Seibold future after Titans debacle

premium_icon Broncos boss weighs in on Seibold future after Titans...

Brisbane's fifth consecutive defeat has turned up the heat on Anthony Seibold, who admitted he was powerless to stop the board sacking him.

QLD’s top 20 athletes since 1980: No. 1-10

premium_icon QLD’s top 20 athletes since 1980: No. 1-10

Who is Queensland’s best athlete over the last 40 years? These are No. 1-10.

Sat 27 Jun 2020

How Nick Kyrgios became the leading force of common sense

premium_icon How Nick Kyrgios became the leading force of common sense

From supporting the bushfire efforts and now condemning Novak Djokovic’s carefree approach to COVID, Australia’s bad boy of tennis is transforming into someone truly...

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