Top coaches back shorter AFL games

Top coaches back shorter AFL games

Premiership-winning coaches Damien Hardwick and Chris Scott have backed the concept that shorter is better when it comes to AFL matches. It is among the many topics being considered by the AFL's new competitions committee as they examine the state of the…

Look Back At It: 15 Celebs Who Rocked The Backless Look

Look Back At It: 15 Celebs Who Rocked The Backless Look

Baby got back. Female celebrities have been dropping jaws with their plunging necklines and belt-for-skirt hemlines for decades. Just when you think you’ve seen the most daring outfit yet, another celeb comes to knock the previous one off her pedestal. In the…

Ryan Thomas and Lucy Mecklenburgh BACK TOGETHER 72 hours after splitting following blazing row over Corrie star's 'wandering eye'

Ryan Thomas and Lucy Mecklenburgh BACK TOGETHER 72 hours after splitting following blazing row over Corrie star's 'wandering eye'

The pair called time on their year-long romance earlier this week after Lucy furiously accused Ryan of getting close to a stunning model. It looked like there was no way back for the celeb couple, but after hours of tense, clear the…

Green Guide letters: TV viewers bite back

Green Guide letters: TV viewers bite back

Hire and low Channel Nine's hiring of suspended cricket cheat David Warner is wrong – simple. Dennis Fitzgerald, Box Hill David Warner Sales pitch I know the ABC is short of funds, but surely we can get something else to promote Leigh…

BMX queen Buchanan back on the bike

BMX queen Buchanan back on the bike

Unable to carry shopping bags or even reach up to get a plate off the shelf, Caroline Buchanan can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel. Canberra's BMX queen will get back on the bike six months after a…

Government in talks to bring Thunder back to Canberra

Government in talks to bring Thunder back to Canberra

Canberra's biggest summer of cricket could get even bigger, with the ACT government in talks with the Sydney Thunder to bring the Big Bash League back to Manuka Oval. Manuka's already set to host an historic first Test match, between Australia and…

Kerevi to back his defence at No.13 and stop believing critics

Kerevi to back his defence at No.13 and stop believing critics

Wallabies No.13 Samu Kerevi says he has worked extremely hard on his defence and decided during pre-season to back himself more often to make correct reads. Kerevi was punted last August from the Wallabies’ starting XV after a poor defensive showing in…

Broadway musical legend Patti LuPone looks back on her stellar career

Broadway musical legend Patti LuPone looks back on her stellar career

Don't Monkey With Broadway. Patti LuPone. Canberra Theatre Centre Playhouse, Monday June 25, 8pm.  canberratheatrecentre.com.au or 62752700. Broadway legend Patti LuPone is no stranger to this country. "I've been to Australia three or four times," she says. The first time was in…

States back in charge of concussion calls

States back in charge of concussion calls

The states have regained sole responsibility for dragging players from the field for concussion tests in this year's State of Origin series after the NRL removed the power for an independent spotter to order team doctors to take them off. Only a…

US allies to hit back over metals tariffs

US allies to hit back over metals tariffs

Washington: The US says it will impose tariffs on aluminium and steel imports from Canada, Mexico and the European Union, reigniting investor fears of a global trade war as Washington's allies took steps to retaliate against American goods. The move, announced by…

Wendy Williams Unloads on Roseanne Barr for Getting Sitcom Cancelled With a Racist Tweet: 'Go Back to Your Nut Farm'

Wendy Williams Unloads on Roseanne Barr for Getting Sitcom Cancelled With a Racist Tweet: 'Go Back to Your Nut Farm'

“What’s to say? Roseanne is gone,” Williams says at the top of her show as she declares the former sitcom star’s career is over. No amount of Ambien excuses or apologies will save Roseanne Barr, at least according to Wendy Williams. The…

Here's one 'Reg' who doesn't want to bring back the biff

Here's one 'Reg' who doesn't want to bring back the biff

Reagan Campbell-Gillard looks like a throwback to the 1980s when Origin was born. The Penrith prop with the thick moustache and aggressive playing style even channelled a young Steve Roach when he stood on stage at Monday's True Blues Ball and declared: ''I…

Serena back in the groove, wins easily in 'warrior princess' outfit

Serena back in the groove, wins easily in 'warrior princess' outfit

Serena Williams attended the recent royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle rather than play in the Italian Open, an important clay-court tuneup for the French Open. And though Williams isn't technically a royal, posters advertising the French Open displayed a…

French Open 2018: Serena Williams back in the grand slam groove

French Open 2018: Serena Williams back in the grand slam groove

Paris: Even the Parisian storm clouds cleared for Serena Williams on Tuesday as her baby steps back to grand slam tennis turned into strides at the French Open. Krystina Pliskova, who shared the Wimbledon winners' stage with Serena back in 2010 –…

Sperm donor, 62, who has fathered 66 kids by pleasuring himself in the back of his van kept secret from his wife

Sperm donor, 62, who has fathered 66 kids by pleasuring himself in the back of his van kept secret from his wife

But Clive, 62, admitted he would continue to make "deliveries" to couples desperate for a child – despite his wife's disapproval on finding out. Speaking to Good Morning Britain, the father said he was not a liar for not telling his wife…

Coronation Street fans baffled by Pat Phelan kidnapping as they point out Gary and Joe should have just called the police instead of bring him back to Weatherfeld

Coronation Street fans baffled by Pat Phelan kidnapping as they point out Gary and Joe should have just called the police instead of bring him back to Weatherfeld

Viewers watched as Gary Windass (Mikey North) set his kidnap plot into motion after attacking Pat (Connor McIntyre) in his caravan. Despite Pat appearing to get the upper hand as he strangles Gary on the bed, Gary's old army mate knocks him…

Aidan Turner says Poldark series 5 "might be the last one" – but the show could "come back in 10 years"

Aidan Turner says Poldark series 5 "might be the last one" – but the show could "come back in 10 years"

Here’s the good news: Poldark will be back very soon for a fourth series. Here’s the even better news: a fifth series has already been confirmed! But after that? Series lead Aidan Turner has previously referred to the popular BBC One drama…

Dons could get key players back for GWS clash

Dons could get key players back for GWS clash

Essendon could be bolstered by the return of three key players for Saturday’s crucial clash with Greater Western Sydney at Spotless Stadium. Coach John Worsfold said Michael Hurley (hamstring), David Myers (hip) and Andrew McGrath (calf) are all in contention to return…