04 August 2008, 9:16 AM
On Friday, the world will watch with anticipation as the games of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing get underway.
28 July 2008, 9:24 AM
The weekend escape by NRL star Sonny Bill Williams to play rugby union in France has capped off a dismal period of defections, poor attendances and contributed to a growing sense that league is in crisis, says Robert Grasso. But hey, at least the Tour was a cracker.
Tina Turner may have hollered "You're Simply the Best" during Rugby League's landmark television commercials of the 90s.However, it's perhaps ironic in this, the NRL's Centenary Year that "the greatest game of all" may well become the game forgotten by all. Read more
21 July 2008, 11:32 AM
Part-time golfer and full-time billionnaire Mr Chris Evert, umm, Greg Norman thrilled the silvertops of the world with his barnstorming golf strokes at the British Open, drilling nine consecutive bogeys in true Norman fashion to finish third. Rob Grasso loved it.
It promised to be the feel good story of the sporting week. Perhaps of the year.
Part-time golfer. Full-time Billionaire, winding back the clock as he looked to secure his third major at the British Open. Read more
14 July 2008, 8:19 AM
There she was in Sydney at the weekend. Just days after announcing her decision to pull out of the Beijing Games, Australia’s biggest Gold medal track and field hope felt the need to apologise for being a drama queen four years ago.
Just days after announcing her decision to pull out of the Beijing Games,
07 July 2008, 8:47 AM
I can remember it as if it were yesterday. Back in 2002 I was viewing tapes of a dark-haired, Spanish teenage tennis prodigy. Six years on Rafael Nadal has lived up to expectations.