IEM Sydney shows Aussie esports has a bright future

It’s no stretch to say that Sydney Olympic Park’s Qudos Bank Arena is somewhat of an Australian icon. In the 2000 Sydney Olympics, just a year after the stadium opened as the Sydney Super Dome, Ray Allen, Vince Carter and Kevin Garnett led the US men’s basketball team to a gold medal on the freshly waxed Sydney hardwood. A year […]

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‘All the best, Aussie’: Pitcher Moylan retires from MLB

Australian pitcher Peter Moylan has announced his retirement from Major League Baseball with the larrikin humour that made him a favourite with teammates during stints with the Atlanta Braves, Kansas City Royals and Los Angeles Dodgers. Moylan, a 40-year-old relief pitcher, jokingly tied his retirement with Thursday's reports MLB superstar Bryce Harper was set to sign a record-breaking $US330 million […]

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The other Aussie TV classics I'd love to see rebooted

There are a couple of very special seats at the Logies – usually up the back – that each year are filled with some of the great names of Australian television, the stars of hit shows that have not graced the telly for decades but who still get an invite because they are Gold Logie royalty. Sigrid Thornton in 2018. […]

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Bogut tops Aussie sport's young rich list

Andrew Bogut has topped Australian sport's young rich list for 2018 while golfers, a suspended cricket captain and a yachtsman have made the top 100. The outspoken basketball star, who recently joined the NBL's Sydney Kings after a 694-game NBA career, was 30th on the list of Australian under-40s with a wealth of $81 million according to the Financial Review. […]

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Data breach: Aussie company apologises to Tories

UK Prime Minister Theresa May arrives for the Conservative Party conference. Birmingham: An Australian company at the centre of a huge data breach that has seriously embarrassed the governing conservative party on the eve of its conference has apologised for revealing the personal data of senior ministers. The Conservative Party conference app was built by Crowdcomms – an Australian company operating […]

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Outrage as Aussie Rules footballers ‘black-up’ as Serena and Venus Williams in tasteless fancy dress stunt

The trio caused fury after dressing as the Serena and Venus Williams sisters and a well-known Aussie rules player. Beau Grundy, a player from Tasmanian Penguins Football Club, uploaded an image on Facebook of their distasteful fancy dress. Alongside the image was the caption: "William sisters and Aliir Aliir #MadMonday." Mad Monday is a celebration thrown by Aussie Rules players […]

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