Stack of talent, Tigers add rookie

New Tigers rookie Sydney Stack (right) in action for Western Australia at the 2018 under-18 championships.Credit:AAP If drafting players were just a matter of talent, Sydney Stack would have been taken in the national draft last year. But the investment in players is bigger than talent alone, so the national draft passed and then the rookie draft too, and Stack […]

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Local talent contest to change name after ‘American Idol’ threatens suit for copyright infringement

Frank Sinatra: From Hoboken crooner to cultural icon James Kaplan documents singer's ascent to power in 'Sinatra: The Chairman' "Sinatra Idol," a local talent contest, is looking to change its name after receiving a cease and desist order for copyright infringement from "American Idol." According to hobokennj.gov, the annual show, which has been put on by the city of Hoboken, New Jersey […]

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Amanda Holden on why dogs are a woman’s best friend

TV presenter Ruth Langsford and Britain’s Got Talent host Amanda Holden on why dogs are a woman’s best friend RUTH LANGSFORD: ‘I THOUGHT DOG OWNERS WERE BONKERS… UNTIL I MET MY MAGGIE’ This Morning presenter Ruth, 58, (below) never imagined she’d be a dog lover, until she got border collie cross Maggie in 2011.  Amanda Holden, 47, shows off her […]

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Aussie Sevens women welcome 'fiery tension' for top talent

Australia's world champion women's sevens team are embracing the "fiery tension" created by interest in rugby's top talent from rival codes. Rugby Australia is still chafing from revelations some of their top players are entertaining dreams of playing in the inaugural season of the NRL Women's Premiership. Empowering women: Aussie sevens stars Emma Sykes, Charlotte Caslick and Demi Hayes supporting […]

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Simon Cowell PRETENDS not to know act on AGT he’s already seen on BGT

Is Simon Cowell RECYCLING acts? Judge PRETENDS not to know Wes-P on America’s Got Talent despite him reaching the BGT semi-final (and a total of FIVE franchise appearances!) The talent show mogul, 58, was left speechless when Japanese performer Wes-P performed a naked tablecloth trick for the America’s Got Talent The same contestant appeared on Britain’s Got Talent just a […]

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Lee Ridley will get Geordie accent with £250k BGT winnings

Lost Voice Guy Lee Ridley will get Geordie accent for his iPad with his £250,000 Britain’s Got Talent winnings because ‘I’m sick of sounding like a posh RoboCop’ Lost Voice Guy Lee Ridley became first comedian to win Britain’s Got Talent  The Newcastle-based funnyman was crowned winner of the show on Sunday The comedian, who speaks through a computer using […]

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Britain’s Got Talent: Ratings RISE for first semi-final without Ant

Britain’s Got Talent 2018: Ratings RISE to 9million for first ever live semi-final without Ant… as Lost Voice Guy and The D-Day Darlings go through e-mail 41 View comments It was the first live semi-final in the show’s history without double act Ant & Dec. But a peak audience of just under 9million tuned in to see Declan Donnelly host Britain’s […]

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Castle working on a plan to keep rugby talent away from rival codes

Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle says the code is in the process of devising a plan to retain outstanding young players and fight against rugby league’s “organised plan to steal rugby talent”. Castle, who was boss of the Canterbury Bulldogs before her new role in rugby, has seen first-hand how NRL clubs poach youngsters in a player drain many […]

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