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Manny Pacquiao Has Asked Bill Murray To Sit In His Corner On May 2nd

30 April, 2015. 11:50 IMRAN GASHKORI | World Sport | Contact In a week of power plays from both ends, the much-anticipated "Fight Of The Century" between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. gets more and more interesting by the minute. A bizarre relationship has been unveiled in the final days before the May 2nd bout: The friendship between Manny Pacquiao and comedy icon, Bill Murray. Aside from celebrity...

Sydney Man In Stable Condition After Making Disparaging Remarks About Artie Beetson

  CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | [email protected] A NEW SOUTH WALES-BASED sales manager remains in a Brisbane hospital today, recovering from injuries sustained while "being a smart-arse" in a Caxton Street hotel on Sunday afternoon. Harrison Grogan, 28, was invited to Brisbane as a guest speaker for a media sales seminar this week - before opting to check out one of the city's most...

As Australia mourns, Nine vows to immortalize Benaud as a hologram commentator

“He’s usually a good puller but he couldn’t get it up that time.” - Richie Benaud   10 April, 2015. 11:50 IMRAN GASHKORI | Sports Journalist | Contact A wave of sadness and reflection sweeps across the nation as Australia farewells it’s favourite son, father, coach and grandfather. While it seems most high-profile Australian sports identities are remembered as God-like, Richie actually was. The former Australian test captain...

Average guys become boxing experts when discussing Mayweather V Pacquiao

4 April, 2015. 14:15 IMRAN GASHKORI | Sports Editor | Contact In late February it was announced that the sporting world would finally get the chance to witness pound-for-pound boxing greats Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao battle it out, in what has been described as the most anticipated fight in boxing history. For more than five years sports fans have begged for a...

Balmain boy proves he’s had a few too many by claiming he grew up watching AFL

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | Contact In a shocking new trend, middle-aged men from Sydney are starting to pretend they know, love and follow AFL. With over seven professional rugby league clubs in a predominantly "league city", men who would have previously supported a local NRL side are now ditching their jerseys altogether. Ditching them for guernseys. Young urban professional men make up the...

Brad Haddin under investigation for alcohol-fuelled incident in Melbourne overnight

30 March, 2015. 14:26 ERROL PARKER| Editor-at-large | Contact WICKETKEEPER BRAD Haddin is reportedly being investigated by Cricket Australia for "bringing Chardonnay" in to the change rooms after Australia claimed its fifth cricket world cup. Haddin has yet to respond to the allegations but other former cricketing greats have already weighed in on Twitter. Controversy was already surrounding Haddin after allegedly sledging the Kiwis during...

Alex Kountouris says he doesn’t regret losing his hair over Shane Watson’s numerous injuries

27 March, 2015. 12:06 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact CANDID PHOTOS OF Alex Kountouris, the Australian cricket team physiotherapist, have been uncovered from before he met Shane Watson. Pictured with a mane of healthy wavy hair and a jet black beard, the youthful looking Kountouris seems to look carefree among the "bulletproof" players of yesteryear. That was from a time when Australian cricket was...

ARU to spend $20,000 building stable to house star players’ high horses

24 March, 2015. 11:10 IMRAN GASHKORI | Sports Journalist | Contact In a world-first for Australian sport, it has been announced today that the governing body of Super Rugby are getting behind a trial program that would see star players able to house their own horses in stables provided by their club. First off the rank is the out-of-form ACT Brumbies, with $20,000 being...

CSIRO Report Shows Australia’s Greatest Sportsmen Love Getting Fucked Up

20 July, 2016. 16:10 IMRAN GASHKORI | Sports Journalist | Contact As most fans would have guessed, another year of Australian sport means another busy year for Australian police and the Australian media. Former AFL star Ben Cousins making headlines again with his decade long struggles with addiction as well an alleged sextape/cocaine scandal ready to fly in the NRL - our greats are doing...

John Howard’s iconic tracksuit collection to be auctioned to aid victims of English cricket disaster

12 March, 2015. 15:06 ERROL PARKER | Editor-at-large | Contact FORMER PRIME MINISTER John Howard is auctioning off his vast collection of retro tracksuits to benefit charity. The English Cricket Emergency Support Fund (ECESF) was founded earlier this week after the team's shock loss to Bangladesh, forcing them out of the World Cup. The patrons behind the ECESF are a group of concerned...

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