V8 Supercars Leader Whincup Getting New Car

V8 Supercars series leader Jamie Whincup will be driving a new car when the race at Sydney Motorsports Park gets underway. Whincup is attempting to win his seventh title in the series with a new chassis from Red Bull Racing and a total overhaul in the next couple of weeks. His teammates Shane van Gisbergen…

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U.S. Athletes Housed Aboard Luxury Cruise Ship in Rio

When Andrew Bogut recently expressed some reservations about his accommodations in the athletes’ village for the Rio Olympics, including a bed too short for his height, he may have been justifiably miffed after learning that his fellow NBA stars representing the U.S. will be housed aboard a luxury cruise ship named the Silver Cloud docked…

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Beveridge Extended as Bulldogs Seek Finals Glory

Western Bulldogs Coach Luke Beveridge received a contract extension from the club, based on his all-time best winning percentage of 63.4 over the course of the 41 games in which he has served in a full-time capacity. He received coach of the year honours for his debut season of 2015 and brought experience from working…

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Aussie Olympic Residence Building Experiences Fire and Robbery

Just a few days after Rio Olympics officials tried to foist off the worst accommodations in the athletes’ village in Rio on the Australian Olympic contingent, 100 members of the team were forced to evacuate the building when a fire broke out in the structure. They were outside for about 30 minutes, only to discover…

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Jason Day Needs Strong Finish to Defend U.S. PGA Title

Jason Day took a major step ahead in his quest to defend his Major championship victory in the 2015 U.S. PGA Championship at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin by shooting his third consecutive round in the 60s in this year’s edition at Baltusrol in New Jersey. Day could join Tiger Woods as the only other play…

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2016 PGA First Round Action Features Good Play by Aussies

Steady and consistent, if unspectacular, American Jimmy Walker shot a first round 65 in the 2016 U.S. PGA Championship at Baltusrol. Steady and consistent, if unspectacular, American Jimmy Walker shot a first round 65 in the 2016 U.S. PGA Championship at Baltusrol.A fixture near the top of the FedEx Cup standings for the previous two…

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Daniel Rich Fills Mentorship Role for Drowning Lions Side

Daniel Rich seems ready to assume leadership responsibility for the Brisbane Lions. Someone needs to. Rich joined the club when premiership players Jonathan Brown, Luke Power and Simon Black were writing the final chapters of their careers and Rich hopes to pass on the counseling he received from that trio to the current crop of…

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NFL Investigates Manning HGH Claims

After a seven-month investigation, the National Football League has concluded that there is no credible evidence that retired super star and presumptive Hall of Famer Peyton Manning had any involvement with performance enhancing drugs. He had been under a cloud of suspicion after news agency Al-Jazeera America released a report in December of 2015 containing…

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Aussie Cricketers Favoured to take Test Series in Sri Lanka

After a five-year hiatus, Australia will soon begin in first Test series in Sri Lanka. Since that last time in 2011, the entire Australian contingent has turned over entirely, save for Nathan Lyon, Shaun Mark and Usman Khawaja. The different line-up, guided by Steve Smith, is looking to repeat the series victory from 2011 and…

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IOC Comes Out Against Blanket Russian Ban for 2016 Rio Olympics

The International Olympic Committee has given a reprieve to Russian athletes threatened with a blanket ban from competing in the 2016 Rio Olympics. Instead, they have turned the matter over to global federations responsible for governing individual sports. For many years, it has been true that the performance enhancing drug cheaters were always a step…

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