March 8, 2019

Too much pressure can be ‘dangerous’ for Chelsea’s Hudson-Odoi: Sarri

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri needs no convincing about winger Callum Hudson-Odoi's immense potential but said he is reluctant to put too much pressure on the teenager as it could prove "dangerous" for his development.
March 8, 2019

Osaka a Barbie girl, in a tennis world

Naomi Osaka, whose meteoritic rise to the top of the tennis world over the past year has included two Grand Slam titles and the world number one ranking, on Thursday said the newly unveiled Barbie in her likeness was another big honour.
March 8, 2019

Venus overcomes illness to advance at Indian Wells

Venus Williams played through illness to win a seesaw opening round match against German Andrea Petkovic 6-4 0-6 6-3 at the BNP Paribas Open on Thursday.
March 8, 2019

Bowlers likely to benefit after rain washes out first day

New Zealand and Bangladesh coaches agreed that whoever wins the toss in the second test is likely to benefit from a seam-friendly pitch that is only going to assist the bowlers further after torrential rain washed out the first day on Friday.
March 8, 2019

The Jesus and Mary Chain review: Brothers Reid contrary as ever

This highly influential band have long traded in contradictions and this night was no different.
March 8, 2019

Lady Gabriella Windsor wedding: Why Pippa Middleton might attend nuptials of ex-boyfriend

LADY GABRIELLA WINDSOR is set to marry Tom Kingston in the latest of recent Royal Weddings. The daughter of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent’s beau previously dated Pippa Middleton - but will Kate Middleton’s sister attend the nuptials?
March 8, 2019

Is Kate Middleton pregnant? Expert on what William’s wife really meant by ‘broody’ comment

KATE MIDDLETON, 37, is the wife of Prince William, 36. Pregnancy rumours were sparked when the Duchess of Cambridge said she was feeling “broody”. Is she trying for baby number four?
March 8, 2019

Music reviews: Weezer, Robert Forster, Sigrid, The Japanese House and more

Sigrid's Sucker Punch, Leif Ove Andsnes Chopin Ballades, The Japanese House's Good at Falling, Tim Haldeman's Open water as a Child, Robert Forster's Inferno, Weezer's Weezer (The Black Album)
March 8, 2019

‘Boring’ Shaun Tan makes fantastic, luminous, mesmerising dreamworlds

Remarkably for someone who explores such out-there ideas in his work, the Oscar-winning artist and illustrator sees himself as "very ordinary".
March 8, 2019

Arthur Streeton adds sparkle and light to State Library collection

The State Library of NSW has acquired a major work by the early Australian impressionist for $425,000.
March 8, 2019

Writing’s on wall as State Library ‘retires’ youth literature centre

The 30-year-old centre that promotes reading among teens has been absorbed into the library's broader programming in a move that has angered some in the YA books sector.
March 8, 2019

Into the Fire review: Sonia Orchard’s story of a friendship’s ups and downs

From the outset, Into the Fire is never less than riveting, compelling drama.