Archive for Category: "Sport"

Disgust at Hawkes captain Hodge avoiding penalty for drink driving

Disgust at Hawkes captain Hodge avoiding penalty for drink driving

Luke Hodge was caught drink driving with a blood alcohol level of 0.068, fined $450 and docked 10 demerit points. So why is he avoiding any internal punishment from Hawthorn? The AFL have been involved in many campaigns for the responsible consumption of alcohol. Yet time and time again, players seem to be flouting the rules and making a mockery of these campaigns, AMELIA McMAHON writes.

AFL to make enquiries into the Adelaide Crows Football Club and Eddie Betts

AFL to make enquiries into the Adelaide Crows Football Club and Eddie Betts

The AFL will be making enquiries into the Adelaide Crows Football Club and Eddie Betts following shocking statements from Mick Malthouse. AMELIA McMAHON reports.

Carlton’s trouble runs far deeper than the coach

Carlton’s trouble runs far deeper than the coach

Malthouse was stubborn till the bitter end, but who is really to blame for Carlton’s position? AMELIA McMAHON writes in response to the sacking of Carlton coach Mick Malthouse.

Mick Malthouse sacked as Carlton coach

Mick Malthouse sacked as Carlton coach

Mick Malthouse has been sacked from AFL club Carlton. AMELIA McMAHON reports.

Para Hills Black blitz arch-rivals White in Cup Final

Para Hills Black blitz arch-rivals White in Cup Final

A determined Para Hills Black has defeated rivals Para Hills White to claim victory in the Under 11 Challenge Cup. LUKE DAYMAN reports.

Pole dancing: an Olympic sport?

Pole dancing: an Olympic sport?

In the past, pole dancing was confined to venues of questionable taste. Now, there is call for the gruelling sport to be recognised at the Olympics, writes ISABELLA FOWLER.

The fight to be premiership favourites

The fight to be premiership favourites

Port Adelaide remains two games plus percentage clear at the top of the ladder after a 70 point thrashing of St Kilda last weekend. The Power is now focusing on another high-pressure game against Sydney at the SCG this Saturday, WRITES JOANNA FLEMING.

Distance running is on the rise after successful Ekiden Relay

Distance running is on the rise after successful Ekiden Relay

Athletics South Australia has seen an improved turnout at its annual event the Ekiden Relay, where Flinders Athletics Club ran out as victors, WRITES DYLAN RUSSELL.

Sports injuries: just a part of the game?

Sports injuries: just a part of the game?

It’s common knowledge that contact sports can result in rather serious injuries; but should this expectation extend to amateur contact sports? FLETCHER DOHERTY reports.

Brazil sends warning to World Cup travellers

Brazil sends warning to World Cup travellers

On the eve of one of the largest sporting events in the world, Australian travel agencies are cautioning football fans bound for Brazil, writes SAM HUSSEY.