Cristiano Ronaldo’s unwanted performance before the match between Portugal and Ghana during the FIFA World Cup

What does Cristiano Ronaldo have in common with former Socceroos defender Craig Moore and former New Zealand international Simon Elliott? Not much at the moment. But when the superstar takes the field for Portugal against Ghana (AEDT) on Friday morning, the three will share a unique World Cup performance. He becomes the first player since … Read more

Low morale is crushing the Russian army and people as the country faces its harshest winter

Russians could be facing one of their worst winters, in a country where December through February sees arctic winds pushing temperatures below zero. While the mercury dips to -7C in Moscow, it can reach -60C at night in Siberia. Nine months after Russia’s war against Ukraine, Vladimir Putin’s initial belief that the army could capture … Read more

Ben Simmons stats, Brooklyn Nets v Toronto Raptors, Dallas Mavericks v Boston Celtics, Jayson Tatum, Luka Doncic

Ben Simmons continued his resurgence as the Nets rebounded. Plus Luka Doncic and Jayson Tatum put on a show, and more. Stay up to date with all the action of the day in our NBA wrap! Watch an average of 9 LIVE NBA Regular Season games per week on ESPN on Kayo Sports on ESPN … Read more

ARIA’s 2022 Red Carpet: Best and Worst Dressed Celebrities

Australia’s music industry’s biggest stars take to the red carpet ahead of tonight’s ARIA Awards 2022. Dance act Rufus Du Sol leads the nominations with seven nominations, including Album of the Year and Best Group. They are closely followed by Flume and Amyl and The Sniffers, with six nominations each. Australian pop music legend Natalie … Read more

National Anti-Corruption Commission NACC Establishment Bill Passed by Lower House

Australia’s federal integrity watchdog has taken another hurdle after the key piece of legislation to establish it was passed by the House of Representatives. The bill to create the National Anti-Corruption Commission, which will investigate seriously or systematically corrupt behavior in the public sector, passed undisputedly on Thursday — as close to a unanimous vote … Read more

Quentin Tarantino says Chris Hemsworth and Chris Evans aren’t movie stars – he’s not wrong

Quentin Tarantino can come across as a bit gruff at times. He and a group of famous directors — mostly old and mostly male — are pretty pissed off about the state of movie culture in 2022. The thing that really pisses them off is Marvel’s dominance, with Disney’s comic book movies being synonymous with … Read more

Global Times warns that the AUKUS deal threatens China-Australia relations

China has warned Australia that their continued commitment to the AUKUS partnership is “clearly a threat” to regional peace and security, undermining any improvement in the bilateral relationship between the two countries. Beijing issued the warning through an editorial for the state-run newspaper the Global Times, which wrote that AUKUS was a Washington tool designed … Read more

How much is the ATO penalty for not obtaining a director ID?

It is feared that nearly a million Aussies could be fined $13,200 by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) for forgetting – or avoiding – an outright act. Australian business leaders have just days to apply for a director ID through the ATO Australian Business Registry Services (ABRS). The majority of Australia’s estimated 2.5 million business … Read more

House prices are falling. Rising unemployment could make things much worse

London CNN affairs — Last year, Auckland’s largest property company was unable to sell properties fast enough to meet demand in New Zealand’s largest city. Houses were flying out the door,” said Grant Sykes, manager at real estate firm Barfoot & Thompson. “There were chin-dropping moments when agents stood in the room and were stunned … Read more

Transfer Whispers, Thomas Flegler, Broncos, Sea Eagles, Warriors, Titans, Jeremiah Nanai, Cowboys, Dylan Brown, Mitchell Moses, Eels, George Williams, Warrington, contracts, player moves

Broncos supporter Thomas Flegler has reportedly been offered $675,000 per season for six years by the Sea Eagles amid a four-club battle for his signature. The Eels are reportedly favorites to keep Dylan Brown but face a huge battle from the Bulldogs and Tigers to keep Mitchell Moses. English Super League club Warrington Wolves have … Read more