Dodt, Hend start European Open strongly

Australians Andrew Dodt and Scott Hend are off to solid start at the European Open, after both finished the opening round just two shots behind leader Bryson DeChambeau. The American shot a six-under-par 66, while both Australians recovered from mid- round bogeys to finish on 68 at the Green Eagles Golf Courses in Hamburg on Thursday. Starting strong: Scott Hend. […]

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Abseil fail! Greenpeace activists lower themselves off Barclays tower

Abseil fail! Greenpeace protesters’ attempt to lower themselves off Barclays building during oil demo gets off to a scary start Group was protesting against Barclays’ investment in Canadian oil pipelines Clambered onto the 40ft high awning of the building in Canary Wharf, London The group hung giant ‘oil droplets’ from the letters of the company’s name One abseiler leaned out […]

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Usain Bolt to start A-League trial for the Central Coast Mariners

Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt is in talks to trial for the Central Coast Mariners which could see him playing in the A-League this year. The eight-time Olympic gold medalist is currently negotiating with the Central Coast club to take part in a six-week trial that could potentially see him signed for a full season, Mariners chief executive Shaun Mielekamp said. […]

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Scott Sio back, Richie and Rory Arnold to start for Brumbies

The ACT Brumbies have made just a handful of changes for their last-gasp attempt to make the finals, calling on twin towers Richie and Rory Arnold to bolster their forward pack to play the NSW Waratahs. Richie Arnold and Scott Sio have been added to the Brumbies' starting XV for the match at Allianz Stadium on Saturday night. Scott Sio […]

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Bulls and runners endure slippery start to Pamplona festival

Bulls and runners endure a slippery start to second day of Pamplona festival as heavy rain hits a day after one man was gored and four badly injured The cobbled streets of Pamplona, Spain, were made more dangerous by rain as hundreds took part in the run Runners could be seen being trampled and gored as the pack of 12 […]

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Geelong mid-season report card: Solid start but MCG question remains

The return: Gary Ablett has fired at the Cats, when fit. GEELONGRecord: 8 wins, 5 lossesGrading: B+ Summer ExpectationGary Ablett's return created a sense of expectation that the Cats would be worth watching if nothing else. Whether he would add the finish to take them from a preliminary final to a premiership remained uncertain but with nine home games and […]

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NBA Draft just the start as fresh Aussies chase hoop dreams

When it comes to making the NBA, being drafted is the first door, not the only entry. On Friday the NBA will host its annual draft in Brooklyn, New York, with 60 players selected – the first 30 receiving guaranteed contracts, the next 30 the chance to try out for the team who picks them. Dream shot: Australian St Mary’s center […]

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