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The Victorian Labor government and the Australian Grand Prix Organisation claim there are economic benefits of continuing to host the grand prix in Melbourne. We all accept the spin.
by Sarah Russell - 11/03/2024 - 7 comments
Why would those in the US like the game of rugby league, when an established code of superficial similarity already exists?
by Binoy Kampmark - 7/03/2024 - 2 comments
Although its chair, Graham Quirk, is not a Labor crony, being a former successful Liberal Brisbane City Council Lord Mayor (2015-2019), he nevertheless has been a long-term advocate of the Olympic Games.
by Scott Prasser - 25/01/2024 - 5 comments
Australian governments of all levels should apply equity considerations when funding sport and recreation needs.
by Chris Lewis - 6/09/2023 - 2 comments
On the positive side, the team is much improved since it was beaten seven-nil by a team of Under 15 schoolboys in 2016, and it did score a couple of spectacular goals.
by Brendan O'Reilly - 28/08/2023 - 6 comments
Australia has come a long way since the 1970s when football was often described as wogball, Melbournians described the rugby codes as open air wrestling, and the northern states (NSW and Queensland) viewed Australian Rules as aerial ping pong.
by Chris Lewis - 14/08/2023 - 26 comments
The young pretender to his throne on the other side of the net, gave him the shock of his life; one that the Djoker had no answer for.
by Andris Heks - 18/07/2023 - 2 comments
After colonising international golf with a throat crushing ruthlessness, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is moving to consume another field with voracious interest: football.
by Binoy Kampmark - 3/07/2023 - 2 comments
Even in Melbourne, a town where his following is strong (he has won 10 Australian Opens), the call back circuit on the local ABC radio station qualified, ignored, even denigrated the Serb.
by Binoy Kampmark - 19/06/2023 - 5 comments
But by now the Federer, Nadal, Djokovic triumvirate has given way to the Djokovic tyranny.
by Andris Heks - 16/06/2023 - 1 comment
When the PM was asked at a press conference on April 29 why the stadium was going ahead in the face of public opposition, he noted the prowess of political leaders knowing what was best for the national interest.
by Chris Lewis - 2/05/2023 - 3 comments
Although the part B sample was not conclusive in terms of affirming the positive part A sample, thus allowing Bol to resume training, the relevant rules around an ATF finding now allow for further investigation before guilt or innocence will be implied.
by Chris Lewis - 22/02/2023 - 3 comments


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