First World Cup final forces hand of Croatian faithful

First World Cup final forces hand of Croatian faithful

It's not every day your country makes the FIFA World Cup final, and for some football fans that day will never come. But for Robert Bobanovic and his 10-year-old son Karlo, the dream has well and truly arrived. Croatia fans Robert Bobanovic…

Mystery injury forces Kreuzer out of game early

Mystery injury forces Kreuzer out of game early

Matthew Kreuzer (right) left the field early at Etihad Stadium. Carlton were left without ruckman Matt Kreuzer minutes into the first quarter of Friday night's game against St Kilda. The 29-year-old was hurt when he laid a tackle in the first 10…

Eastbourne house fire – first pics of mum, 34, killed alongside her son, 4, in arson attack as cops hunt murder suspect

Eastbourne house fire – first pics of mum, 34, killed alongside her son, 4, in arson attack as cops hunt murder suspect

A murder probe is underway after Gina Ingles, 34, and four-year-old Milo died in a ferocious blaze deliberately started at their house in Eastbourne, East Sussex, on Tuesday. Toby Jarrett, Gina’s partner, escaped the inferno with severe burns but is now in…

19 Emmy Snubs From Revivals Like 'Twin Peaks' and 'Roseanne' to Emmy Favorites Like 'Game of Thrones'

19 Emmy Snubs From Revivals Like 'Twin Peaks' and 'Roseanne' to Emmy Favorites Like 'Game of Thrones'

While everyone is cheering all those deserving Emmy nominations, we’re over here asking, “But what about–?” The 2018 Emmy nominations were revealed on Thursday morning, and while there were some pleasant surprises, along with some stale favorites (William H. Macy again?), there…

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…

NBA Board of Governors discusses changing playoff format

NBA Board of Governors discusses changing playoff format

It's no secret that the talent level between the NBA Eastern and Western Conferences is unbalanced. It became more tilted in the West's favour when LeBron James signed with the Los Angeles Lakers. Because of the imbalance, the NBA Board of Governors on…

Labour used data of one million mums for election campaign after it was illegally sold on to them

Labour used data of one million mums for election campaign after it was illegally sold on to them

The Information Commissioner’s Office has fined leading “baby club” Emma’s Diary £140,000 after it shared records with the data broking firm Experian. It was they who sold it to Jeremy Corbyn’s party, “without informing those individuals that it might do so”, according to…

Sammie Wood picks rugby as University of Canberra launches series

Sammie Wood picks rugby as University of Canberra launches series

University of Canberra sevens coach Dave Grimmond hopes the lure of being able to play rugby around the world will help win the tug-of-war for female athletes. The Canberra side's preparation for the national sevens series has been interrupted by player commitments…

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…

Rule trials aren't new as footy loses sense of history

Rule trials aren't new as footy loses sense of history

As the competition committee contemplates nine potential alterations to the game to improve it as a spectacle, the "don't touch the game" advocates have been finding voice. However football's history undermines the broad sweep of their argument, as change has always been…

OAP, 84, dies after being attacked by unsuspecting burglar when she 'offered him a glass of water in heatwave'

OAP, 84, dies after being attacked by unsuspecting burglar when she 'offered him a glass of water in heatwave'

The intruder battered Joyce Burgess, 84, at her home in Woking, Surrey, at teatime on Saturday, before running off with her handbag. Joyce Burgess fell victim to a violent burglary less than an hour after England's World Cup win over Sweden on…

Chilling moment girl, 3, is snatched by 'child trafficker' and driven away on a motorbike in front of her dad

Chilling moment girl, 3, is snatched by 'child trafficker' and driven away on a motorbike in front of her dad

The three-year-old tot was nabbed by a suspected human trafficker after he lured her with snacks last Friday, according to local cops. The suspect drove her away while she was still holding the treats. CCTV footage released by police shows a girl…

Giants stars Greene and Deledio on verge of return against Richmond

Giants stars Greene and Deledio on verge of return against Richmond

Toby Greene appears to have finally overcome the mysterious foot injury that has cost him almost three months of AFL football, with Giants coaching staff hopeful their star goalsneak will be available for Saturday's crunch clash with top-of-the-table Richmond. The 24-year-old will be…

Fittler says veteran Smith was scared of his baby Blues

Fittler says veteran Smith was scared of his baby Blues

Brad Fittler has taken a swipe at Queensland legend Cameron Smith, suggesting the Maroons captain pulled the pin on his Origin career before the start of the series because the thought of stopping 11 younger, faster debutants was simply too much. Fittler…

Henry keeps a low profile as he plots downfall of France

Henry keeps a low profile as he plots downfall of France

They were teammates when France conquered the world 20 years ago but, ahead of meeting Thierry Henry tonight for a place in the World Cup final, Didier Deschamps was blunt in describing his old friend's current status. "When you go to a…