Illawarra Hawks could bring NBL back to Canberra this year

Illawarra Hawks could bring NBL back to Canberra this year

The Illawarra Hawks are still pressing to bring an NBL match to Canberra this season to ensure the next Patty Mills has a clear pathway to the elite level. The Hawks took their first steps into Canberra when they hosted the Adelaide…

Hawthorn could regain two premiership players

Hawthorn could regain two premiership players

Hawthorn could regain two premiership defenders if they get past Melbourne in Friday night’s semi-final. The Hawks said that Grant Birchall was an outside chance to play with Box Hill Hawks in Sunday’s VFL preliminary final, while Ben Stratton could be available…

Basketball ACT pathway could be stunted by SEABL shutdown

Basketball ACT pathway could be stunted by SEABL shutdown

Canberra Gunners coach Shawn McEachin fears a SEABL shutdown would result in a cavernous drop in standard that will stunt the ACT's high performance pathways. It comes as Basketball ACT prepares to host the Illawarra Hawks and the Adelaide 36ers at the Tuggeranong…

Alex Bunton could end heartache with an Opals call-up

Alex Bunton could end heartache with an Opals call-up

Nine knee surgeries, plastic surgery on a broken nose, and ankle surgery – all by the age of 24. If Alex Bunton gets the call she has been dreaming of, all the heartache will have been worth it. The injury-plagued 24-year-old is…

Paul Walker’s mum says she wanted to die so she could join him after his tragic crash in heartbreaking new documentary – The Sun

Paul Walker’s mum says she wanted to die so she could join him after his tragic crash in heartbreaking new documentary – The Sun

Cheryl, who was with Paul on the morning of his death aged 40 in November 2013, opened up about her struggle to carry on in new documentary I Am Paul Walker about the late actor. She said: "I really just wanted to…

The AFL’s run home: Where could your team land?

The AFL’s run home: Where could your team land?

With two rounds to go, the top eight is still up in the air, with 11 sides in the hunt. Here's the guide to each team's chances. Richmond, 1st, 64 points, 139.7 %, Remaining games: Essendon (MCG) and Western Bulldogs (MCG) The…

7 new shows that could spin-off from Riverdale

7 new shows that could spin-off from Riverdale

Everyone’s favourite teenage witch will cast her spell over us all in The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina later this year, but that’s not the only Riverdale spin-off in the works. Deadline has reported that showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa is also working on a…

Neuroscientists pinpoint area of the brain responsible for depression

Neuroscientists pinpoint area of the brain responsible for depression

Could we finally CURE depression? Neuroscientists pinpoint the region of the brain responsible for the mental health condition, opening the door for future treatments In tests on animals, experts stimulated the caudate nucleus region of the brain This region of the brain was…

Arturo Vidal and Lionel Messi could be in for awkward time at Barcelona as Chilean’s past comment about Argentine emerge

Arturo Vidal and Lionel Messi could be in for awkward time at Barcelona as Chilean’s past comment about Argentine emerge

Vidal is set to join the La Liga giants, but his previous comments about his fellow South American could come back to haunt him. The South American pair have a chequered past and have clashed numerous times on the international stage. Copa…

EastEnders star Jo Joyner hints she could return to soap role as Tanya Branning after making surprise appearance earlier this year

EastEnders star Jo Joyner hints she could return to soap role as Tanya Branning after making surprise appearance earlier this year

The 41-year-old – who has played Tanya Cross on and off since 2006 – admitted she wants to make time out of busy schedule for Albert Square. She last appeared in the soap in Januray when her on-screen daughter Abi Branning (Lorna Fitzgerald)…

Could the housing crisis be solved by car parks?

Could the housing crisis be solved by car parks?

How the rise of driverless cars could lead to city car parks being turned into houses to solve Britain’s housing crisis Automated cars could drive off outside city centres after dropping off owners This would free up space for potentially hundreds of…

Israel shoots down Syrian fighter jet over disputed Golan Heights amid fears the rival countries could stumble into all-out war

Israel shoots down Syrian fighter jet over disputed Golan Heights amid fears the rival countries could stumble into all-out war

Israel said the jet breached its airspace on Tuesday while advancing Syrian government forces were retaking territory from rebels as they reached the Golan Heights frontier for the first time in seven years. The Israeli military said it monitored the advance of…

New rules could be trialled in home and away games this year: AFL boss

New rules could be trialled in home and away games this year: AFL boss

Controversial new rules could be trialled in home and away matches this season, according to league chief Gillon McLachlan. With the newly formed Competition Committee set to meet on Wednesday, where major changes will be reviewed and recommended, McLachlan told SEN radio…

Could this be the earliest terrestrial life on Earth?

Could this be the earliest terrestrial life on Earth?

Scientists uncover 3.22 billion year old microbes in South Africa that push back estimates of when terrestrial life started on Earth by 500 million years Scientists believe life started in the oceans on Earth around 3.5 billion years ago Until now, it…

Brawl bans don't pass the pub test but could cause pain

Brawl bans don't pass the pub test but could cause pain

At first glance, FIBA’s sanctions over the brawl between Australia and the Philippines look soft. No penalty higher than six games, no life bans or sizeable punishments – in fact, the longest penalty was dished out to the the three referees –…

Canberra horse trainers could be run out of town

Canberra horse trainers could be run out of town

Canberra horse trainers are considering packing up shop and leaving the ACT racing industry for dead, following another snub from Racing NSW. ACT trainers were still seething after controversially being axing from Highway Handicaps last year, when Racing NSW announced the inaugural…

Brit officials mocked for error-ridden translations of May's Brexit plans 'so bad they could have been done by Google'

Brit officials mocked for error-ridden translations of May's Brexit plans 'so bad they could have been done by Google'

The Department for Exiting the EU has published versions of the white paper in 22 other European languages in a bid to spread its message around the continent. But native speakers claim the translations are full of mistakes, old-fashioned language and even…

Boomers, Philippines could know brawl penalties soon

Boomers, Philippines could know brawl penalties soon

The Australian and Philippines men’s basketball teams could find out their fate as early as Wednesday morning as FIBA finalises the penalties for their brawl in Manila. Video of the brawl went around the world and players on both sides face suspensions…

How another wrong call could come back to haunt Tigers

How another wrong call could come back to haunt Tigers

It's the call Tigers fans were dreading would come back to haunt them – and a peep at the NRL ladder might only validate those fears. On the same day NRL referees boss Bernard Sutton admitted his video assistants made a hash…

The summer heatwave is leading to a shortage of meat and vegetables – meaning our Sunday roasts could soon be nothing but the gravy

The summer heatwave is leading to a shortage of meat and vegetables – meaning our Sunday roasts could soon be nothing but the gravy

But experts warn our sweltering summer is leading to a shortage of so many key ingredients for our traditional lunch that we could soon be left with nothing but the gravy. Peas are the latest vegetable to come under threat as a…

For DCE, years of disquiet and rumour could be undone in 80 minutes

For DCE, years of disquiet and rumour could be undone in 80 minutes

If you believe in omens, there may be a decent night ahead for Queensland's returning Origin contingent. Just moments after running onto Suncorp Stadium for their final training session on Tuesday morning, Corey Oates casually sent a 40-metre, one-handed, quarterback lob hurtling…

Japanese nurse 'killed 20 OAP patients at end of shift because she could not be bothered to tell their families'

Japanese nurse 'killed 20 OAP patients at end of shift because she could not be bothered to tell their families'

Ayumi Kuboki allegedly laced their intravenous drips with toxic antiseptic chemicals at specific times, Japanese newspaper the Asahi Shimbun reported yesterday. The 31-year-old, who worked at Oguchi Hospital in Yokohama, was arrested on Saturday on suspicion of murdering 88-year-old Sozo Nishikawa in…

Love Island fans convinced Australian stars could be parachuted into our villa after Iain Stirling hangs out with the voice of the Aussie show

Love Island fans convinced Australian stars could be parachuted into our villa after Iain Stirling hangs out with the voice of the Aussie show

Iain Stirling and his Aussie counterpart Eoghan McDermott today spent the day on a boat in Majorca drinking beer. It sparked rumours that the stars of both of their shows could be about to come head to head. One fan said: "Does this mean there…