NBL boss sees more records for Kings with Bogut effect in full swing

NBL executive director Larry Kestelman believes Sydney Kings crowds could get even bigger following a 32 per cent rise in home attendance this season. Even before the signing of Australian great Andrew Bogut, the league and the Kings were determined to improve their crowds this season. Popular attraction: Andrew Bogut has helped bring the crowds to the Kings this season.Credit:AAP […]

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Turkey’s national poultry show sees finest roosters compete

What came first, the chicken or the Blue Buff Brahma? Turkey’s national poultry show sees the country’s finest roosters compete for top place in the pecking order The finest roosters in Turkey gathered to show off their glossy feathers and perfectly trimmed claws at the country’s annual National Poultry Show in Izmir.  A wide variety of poultry came out to […]

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UK's May sees Brexit deal soon as future ties text agreed

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement outside 10 Downing Street, London, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018. Theresa May says Brexit deal’s approval "is within our grasp" and she is determined to deliver it. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) British Prime Minister Theresa May said Thursday that a good Brexit deal is within reach after the European Union and her government agreed […]

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Poor pitch sees international switched from Ballymore to QSAC

A planned friendly international between South Korea and Uzbekistan next week has been shifted from Brisbane’s Ballymore stadium to the Queensland Sports and Athletics Centre. It is understood that the poor condition of the Ballymore pitch, at the home of Queensland rugby union, was the catalyst of the shift to the southside venue for the AFC Asian Cup warmup match. […]

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Cowboys’ Travis Frederick sees hope, progress after ‘scary’ Guillain-Barre Syndrome diagnosis

Travis Frederick just wanted to put Oliver and Kensington to bed. He’d always carried his young son and daughter up the stairs. Then the Dallas Cowboys center returned home from the hospital in August, fresh off his diagnosis and spinal tap treatment for Guillain-Barre Syndrome, the autoimmune disorder that had ambushed his football career and sapped his strength.  “Not being able to carry […]

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Vintage display sees Illawarra Hawks down Melbourne United

Four-time Olympian David Andersen turned back the clock with a vintage shooting display to lead the Illawarra Hawks to Thursday night's 87-81 upset of NBL titleholders Melbourne United at WIN Entertainment Centre. Emmett Naar of the Hawks shoots past Mitch McCarron of United.Credit:AAP Still playing at 39 after several seasons in Europe and two in the NBA, Andersen poured in […]

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Shark attack sees paddle boarder, 33, die in THIRD mauling in two months around paradise Whitsunday Islands popular with Brits

Dan Christidis suffered significant injuries to both calves and his wrist yesterday after he was mauled by a shark in Cid Harbour on the first day of a five-day yachting trip with friends. The 33-year-old went into cardiac arrest and was resuscitated twice before being airlifted to Mackay Hospital in a critical condition. He was rushed to hospital at 8pm, […]

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