June 9, 2019

South African sides remain in playoff contention going in final week

There could be as many as four South African sides in the Super Rugby playoffs this year and while the travel might make that a poisoned chalice after a long season, Rassie Erasmus is keen for his Springboks to play on for as long as possible.
June 9, 2019

Blood, sweat but no tears in Japan’s office chair grand prix

The rattle of tiny plastic wheels echoed through the normally sleepy streets of Hanyu on Sunday morning as the small city 60 kilometres north of Tokyo played host to the Japan office chair 'Isu' grand prix.
June 9, 2019

Barrett laid low by stomach bug, says Hurricanes coach

New Zealand's first-choice flyhalf Beauden Barrett missed Saturday’s Super Rugby clash between his Wellington Hurricanes side and the Lions due to a stomach bug, Hurricanes coach John Plumtree said.
June 9, 2019

Mladenovic and Babos claim women’s doubles title in Paris

Hungary's Timea Babos and France's Kristina Mladenovic won the French Open women's doubles title when they thrashed China's Duan Yingying and Zheng Saisai 6-2 6-3 in the final on Sunday.
June 9, 2019

Goolagong, Court lead the way as Australia lauds battling Barty

Evonne Goolagong Cawley led the way as Australia hailed their new Grand Slam tennis champion Ash Barty on Sunday after the proudly indigenous 23-year-old ended the country's 46-year wait for a French Open women's singles champion.
June 9, 2019

Tennis champion Barty backs Matildas for French success

Ash Barty was not the only Australian sportswoman competing in elite competition in France this weekend and the newly-crowned Grand Slam tennis champion has sent a message of support to the Matildas ahead of their women's World Cup opener.
June 9, 2019

The addict who slept with 2,000 women craved sex and alcohol for 35 years

'Alcohol, drugs, sex - anything. The quick, instant gratification was what I wanted'
June 9, 2019

Own a piece of Love Island history – the Casa Amor villa is up for sale

Male cast members have been whisked away to this villa, and you could do the same
June 9, 2019

From Hutchence and Springsteen to a live-action Punch and Judy show

Quite a range of new Australian films and one of the year's biggest crowd-pleasers have featured at the Sydney Film Festival.
June 9, 2019

Waratahs paid a heavy price for Folau row, says Phipps

The controversy over Israel Folau's social media posts and subsequent sacking by Rugby Australia had distracted the New South Wales Waratahs and possibly cost them a Super Rugby playoffs place, according to scrumhalf Nick Phipps.
June 9, 2019

This ordinary terraced house hides a multi-million pound history

Unassuming home has significant historical importance, but you'd never know by looking at it
June 9, 2019

Find out which day of the year is the best to be born

If you have ambitions to be filthy rich or make it in Hollywood, your birthday might help