August 2011

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This correspondent would like to start this article with a disclaimer: I’m not going to even try to be even handed here, because who could be at a time like this?  After all, I’ve been assigned to pen a tribute to the great Darren Lockyer, a rugby league legend who, when he runs out at…

Read More Brisbane writer displays overt bias in Lockyer tribute

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As the United States continues to wallow in its self-inflicted financial misery, some Americans are looking to their European counterparts for a solution to its sovereign debt woes. The same people who are currently doing their best to prevent three different countries from defaulting – the consequences of which would more than likely lead to…

Read More Euro football giant offers stars as debt collateral, NBA to follow suit

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A desperate Sydney Roosters board is set to trial a controversial “open-bar policy” in efforts to curb a spate of alcohol-related curfew breaches. The move represents a dramatic volte-face after the club originally signaled it would stand down Todd Carney, Nate Myles and Frank-Paul Nu’uausala for breaking a new alcohol policy. The board has since…

Read More ‘Drink up, boys’ says Roosters board

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The actor who brought laughter to millions through his unique brand of physical comedy is lucky to be alive after wiping out an expensive F1 supercar in a quaint English town. Rowan Atkinson, best known for portraying the hapless Mr Bean character, lost control on a sharp corner before spinning his AU$1.3 million McLaren vehicle…

Read More Mr Bean actor crashes car, cue laugh track

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South Sydney forward Dave Taylor and NBA star Pau Gasol have topped a controversial, newly released Wikileaks list of the softest men in sport. The controversial document, which Wikileaks hackers compiled from the databases of several national sporting organisations and personal email accounts, is set to shock fans and shame the identified players. The listed…

Read More Wikileaks releases ‘softest sportsmen’ document