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Sat 27 Feb 2021

How Olympics could change the lives of our children

Premium Content How Olympics could change the lives of our children

A Brisbane Olympics would be used to save a generation of kids from obesity and get them into organised sport, the AOC says.

Fri 26 Feb 2021

Cairns-PNG joint NRL bid still a chance

Premium Content Cairns-PNG joint NRL bid still a chance

The Cairns-Papua New Guinea NRL bid might have taken a back seat as cashed-up consortiums clamour to be the NRL’s 17th team in the state’s southeast corner.

Honour for Titmuss as family searches for closure

Premium Content Honour for Titmuss as family searches for closure

The family of Keith Titmuss have turned to the Australian Brain Bank in their search for a cause of the young Manly player’s sudden death last year.

NRL’s new cult figure inks bumper deal, eyes new role

Premium Content NRL’s new cult figure inks bumper deal, eyes new role

Cody Ramsey could be set for a shock positional switch after inking a bumper new deal with the Dragons — find out more about the Molong Marvel.

Footy racism storm as blackface fury takes hold

Premium Content Footy racism storm as blackface fury takes hold

The AFL and two players who dressed in blackface have apologised, amid anger over a letter from league lawyers contesting a complaint from Joel Wilkinson.

Panthers tackling the violence driving kids out of footy

Premium Content Panthers tackling the violence driving kids out of footy

More than 1200 players and coaches will attend a conference hosted by Panthers Juniors designed to stamp out violence that has forced kids out of the game.

Supercars plan to survive COVID and calendar challenges

Premium Content Supercars plan to survive COVID and calendar challenges

Supercars could be absent from the Australian GP in another forced schedule reshuffle but the sport insists it’s prepared to navigate another rocky season.

Cricket controversy erupts as Pohms get caned

Cricket controversy erupts as Pohms get caned

England was whingeing about cruel umpire calls but the Poms only had themselves to blame for a horror opening day against India.

Dire repercussions of ‘awful’ cricket chaos

Dire repercussions of ‘awful’ cricket chaos

Several cricket pundits blamed the lively pitch for yesterday’s wicket frenzy, but perhaps England’s Test side has bigger concerns.

Bennett in talks with Brisbane Jets for return home

Premium Content Bennett in talks with Brisbane Jets for return home

As the NRL ramps up plans for a new Brisbane franchise, one of the contenders is eyeing off super coach Wayne Bennett to lead the club.

New Broncos boss in crossfire as Bellamy war explodes

Premium Content New Broncos boss in crossfire as Bellamy war explodes

The Broncos and Storm are at war over Craig Bellamy and the battle has claimed an unwitting pawn in new Brisbane CEO Dave Donaghy.

Fresh blow after NRL wedding cancelled

Fresh blow after NRL wedding cancelled

NRL star Mitchell Pearce will reportedly take a dramatic pay cut following the turbulence of his cancelled wedding and intimate texts scandal.

‘Incredible netballer’ killed in crash

‘Incredible netballer’ killed in crash

The young woman who died in a two-car crash on Wednesday night is being remembered as a talented netball player who lit up every room.

AFL makes big call on Melbourne crowds

AFL makes big call on Melbourne crowds

For the first time since 2019, the AFL has announced crowds will return to the footy in Melbourne for the season-opening blockbuster.

Aussie boxer becomes instant millionaire

Aussie boxer becomes instant millionaire

Aussie boxer George Kambosos’ life has changed forever after being caught in the middle of a boxing war with a $7.6 million deal.

COVID cuts deep for pampered NRL stars

Premium Content COVID cuts deep for pampered NRL stars

The days of NRL stars giving their boots away after games could be over, with players forced to buy their own boots in 2021.

Stars reveal childhood fantasies that became Olympic reality

Premium Content Stars reveal childhood fantasies that became Olympic reality

Olympic greats say a likely 2032 Queensland Games will help breed a new generation of Sunshine State sports stars.

Osaka’s reaction to viral Aus Open photo

Osaka’s reaction to viral Aus Open photo

Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka has sent Twitter into a frenzy with her loving message to a ball girl from the Australian Open.

Torrents of Olympics-driven cash to flow across state

Premium Content Torrents of Olympics-driven cash to flow across state

It won’t just be Brisbane benefiting from hosting the Olympics, with other regions across Queensland poised to reap a multibillion-dollar windfall for tourism.

What got our Olympic bid over the line

Premium Content What got our Olympic bid over the line

Great weather and venues have played key roles in getting the Brisbane bid over the line, but it was the people of Queensland that had the biggest impact.

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