October 11, 2018

Half the Perfect World review: Paul Genoni & Tanya Dalziell on a creative isle

Charmian Clift and George Johnston formed the epicentre of a community of writers, painters, and sculptors on Hydra in the late '50s.
October 11, 2018

Bridge of Clay review: Markus Zusak’s joy in the possibility of human dignity

Bridge of Clay has been a long time coming and markus Zusak has set an extremely high bar for himself.
October 11, 2018

‘Epic fail’: Faine lashes ABC management over Hendo’s final bulletin

"Why does the Sydney news never go off air?" 
October 11, 2018

Soccer – Olsen’s super save helps Sweden hold Russia to 0-0 draw

Sweden goalkeeper Robin Olsen pulled off a world-class save as his side held Russia to a 0-0 draw in their Nations League B, Group 2 clash in Kaliningrad on Thursday.
October 11, 2018

Soccer – Israel beat 10-man Scotland thanks to Tierney own goal

Israel fought back to beat Scotland 2-1 thanks to a late own goal from Kieran Tierney as the visitors finished with 10 men in an eventful Nations League game on Thursday.
October 11, 2018

Golf – Fleetwood hits monster drive en route to share of British Masters lead

Tommy Fleetwood hit a 400-yard-plus drive that took a hard bounce and rolled on and on and over the green on a par-four hole en route to a share of the first round lead at the British Masters in Surrey on Thursday.
October 11, 2018

Mbappe saves French blushes in 2-2 draw with Iceland

France substitute Kylian Mbappe engineered two late goals to rescue a 2-2 draw against Iceland and spare the blushes of the world champions in their friendly in Guingamp on Thursday.
October 11, 2018

Collected Letters of Flann O’Brien review: The missives of a brilliant mind

Brian O'Nolan's early letters under the pen name Flann O'Brien have a gleeful, sharp quality.
October 11, 2018

Soccer – Alcacer double helps Spain ease to 4-1 win over Wales

Spain continued their sparkling start to life under Luis Enrique with a 4-1 win away to Wales in a friendly on Thursday helped by two goals from Paco Alcacer as they earned a third straight win since their former Barcelona manager took charge.
October 11, 2018

Soccer – New-look Portugal hit back to win 3-2 in Poland

Portugal's Bernardo Silva scored a typical individual goal as their new-look side recovered to win 3-2 away to Poland in the Nations League with an impressive performance on Thursday. Andre Silva's strike and a Kamil Glik own goal put the European ...
October 11, 2018

Olympics: Canada going for gold – whether or not they host 2026 Games

Calgary has yet to decide if it will submit a bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics but Canada is already gearing up for a medal push by launching the 5to8 programme on Thursday which will fund athletes who are between five to eight years from competing.
October 11, 2018

Lindsey Buckingham sues Fleetwood Mac, blames Stevie Nicks for getting him fired

The guitarist was replaced by Neil Finn in April.