Category: Sport

Mates to cycle city to coast for charity

Keen cyclists are getting ready for a huge challenge this weekend, riding from Brisbane to the Gold Coast. It’s all for charity of course, helping returned servicemen and women settle back into their healthy lives. Bridget Nagel reports.

Kangaroos final prep for test against the Kiwis

Mateship and integrity, key drivers in the Kangaroos prep ahead of their test against the Kiwis. Hawks swoop on Scully in another AFL trade-off and Andrew Bogut makes his debut for the Kings in Sydney tomorrow, as the new season

Slater switches to become a Saint off-the-field

Rugby league great, Billy Slater has switched codes. He’s landed a part time role as a leadership consultant with Saint Kilda AFL team. But, he hasn’t totally deserted the Storm. Aleesha Buckby reports.

Collingwood sits at centre of AFL trade

Transfers are coming thick and fast in the AFL trade world with Collingwood at the centre of the action. And the world’s richest race on turf, the Everest, is shaping up to be a rich show of competition. Tom Fleming

Boxing buzz takes the sting out of stress

The sport of boxing is undergoing a major revival, with new clubs popping up all over the state. Now, university students in Brisbane are jumping into the ring to stay fit and healthy and, to de-stress. Georgie Hewson reports.

Protests fail to stop Opera House promotion

Advertising for Australia’s richest horse race, The Everest, has divided a nation. Protestors did their best to disrupt what they saw as the promotion of gambling on the Sydney Opera House. Leanne Nebe reports.

Roosters prepare to make Kangaroos debut

Two star Sydney Roosters players are preparing to make their debut with the Australian Kangaroos. The week has also seen three trade deals between AFL teams. Anna Graham reports.

Everest escalates Opera House ad row to new heights

The controversy surrounding advertising the Everest Horse race on the Sydney Opera House sails, has escalated. With Racing New South Wales cancelling the planned live barrier draw and temporarily suspending betting. Laura Daly reports.

Kangaroos fly out for trans-Tasman Test

In a shock decision, Kiwis coach, Michael Maguire, has named 23-year-old Dallin Watene-Zelezniak, as captain ahead of Saturday night’s trans-Tasman Test. Bridget Nagel reports.

Norman honoured with statue 50 years after solidarity stand

Betting for the world’s richest horse race was temporarily suspended amid security concerns. The Everest’s barrier draw is now public and this morning, some of the hopefuls took to the track. Georgie Hewson reports.

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