'Utmost respect': Starc goes to great lengths to clear up Smith talk

'Utmost respect': Starc goes to great lengths to clear up Smith talk

Star paceman Mitchell Starc insists he still has the "utmost respect" for former captain Steve Smith despite the exiled player's comments implicating him in the ball tampering scandal. The left-arm quick published a statement on his personal website on Saturday in response…

Talk it up: Fittler places phone ban on Blues

Talk it up: Fittler places phone ban on Blues

It's one of Brad Fittler's novel approaches to this year's NSW Origin camp: Talking. Fittler banned the use of mobile phones during his time as NSW City Origin coach and now the rookie Blues mentor has got his Origin team communicating face-to-face…

Flag talk builds around attacking Demons

Flag talk builds around attacking Demons

Max Gawn tangles with Sam Jacobs. After years of attempts at scaling the AFL mountain only to fall off a cliff time and again, Melbourne and their long-suffering fans can finally see the summit. The third-placed Demons have established an advanced camp…

Is talk of Australia's 'anti-China' bias a weaponised narrative?

Is talk of Australia's 'anti-China' bias a weaponised narrative?

Since the Turnbull government flagged plans to implement new national security laws last year, talk of Australia’s "hostility" to China and Chinese people has risen. Just last month, China’s ambassador Cheng Jingye warned that trade with China could be affected and cited…

Laurel or Yanny Tears Through Talk Shows as Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Ellen DeGeneres Continue the Great Debate

Laurel or Yanny Tears Through Talk Shows as Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Ellen DeGeneres Continue the Great Debate

The Jimmys Fallon and Kimmel can’t figure out what they hear anymore before Ellen and her guests, Sandra Bullock and Shawn Mendes, chime in. It is the great debate of our time, and the auditory version of the dress debacle from a…

'Let's talk football': Gregan urges Folau to keep views to himself

'Let's talk football': Gregan urges Folau to keep views to himself

Former Wallabies captain George Gregan wants Israel Folau to stop preaching and let his football do the talking as Rugby Australia agonises over how to deal with the divisive superstar. “Let’s talk football. These beliefs that you talk about, keep them to…