Check out this week's Fantasy Baseball Fearless Forecast
Check out this week's Fantasy Baseball Fearless Forecast
St Kilda coach Brett Ratten is bracing for another AFL thriller against Gold Coast, with the teams locked on 12 competition points and with an average margin of less than three points splitting their past four meetings.The Saints are coming off an impressive 69-point win over Hawthorn and have won each of those four recent clashes against the Suns, but know that banking successive wins for the first time this season won't be easy.
The death of a man from sepsis following elective surgery at a hospital in Tasmania was entirely avoidable and due to poor medical treatment, a coroner has ruled.Grandfather Graeme Charles Davis, who had undergone a procedure to remove his bladder, wasn't given antibiotics to treat the infection until it was "too late".
Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson could think of few better NRL mentors for Joseph Suaalii than centre Joseph Manu.Manu will on Friday night play his 100th NRL game for the Roosters when they face Parramatta, after the New Zealander joined them as a teenager.
Migration Minister Alex Hawke has extolled the virtues of immigration detention as he weighs the fate of a Tamil family seeking protection.The family from Biloela in central Queensland are being held on Christmas Island as their case drags through the courts.
A global credit rating agency has warned Australia's economic recovery will be hampered if its COVID-19 vaccination rollout remains slow.Moody's Investors Service is also concerned that trade tensions with China would be a major hit to the economy if the Asian giant extends its restrictions on a number of commodities to iron ore.
The Northern Territory Health Minister has cast doubt on an ambitious plan to quarantine foreign workers at a former Darwin mining camp used by the US Marines.Industry groups have urged the Commonwealth and NT government to retask the Bladin Point Worker Village as a COVID-19 quarantine facility.
Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley concedes the blowtorch on the Magpies' disastrous AFL campaign is having an impact on morale.The heat on Buckley's coaching future went to new levels after Collingwood's defeat - their fifth straight - to Gold Coast last Saturday placed the off-field powerhouse in 17th on the ladder with a 1-6 record.
Asian shares have risen and commodity prices held near multi-year highs as investors switched to cyclicals amid hopes of a strong economic recovery, while the Australian dollar fell after China said it would end economic dialogue with Canberra.MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.
A man has appeared in court charged with raping a woman after offering her a ride home from a night out in Melbourne.Abdouslam Alsharif, 50, is charged with two counts of rape and one count of sexual assault on April 30.
Protesters have ventured into Queensland's agricultural heartland with the aim of disrupting the beef industry's premier event, which has hosted both the prime minister and the premier.Activists from Animal Liberation Queensland claim there are far-reaching environmental and climate change repercussions from the industry, and they're spreading their message at Rockhampton's Beef Week.
Indigenous groups have raised concerns the Morrison government is considering spending $40 million earmarked for water rights on other uses.The coalition promised in 2018 to create the fund designed to allow First Nations people in the Murray-Darling Basin to buy water for cultural and economic benefit.
A woman whose son who took his own life following the robodebt scandal has objected to a $1.2 billion settlement, saying there has been "no accountability".
A bride has vowed to stand by her husband after he was arrested over the alleged rape of a woman hours before their wedding.
A Tasmanian man is in hospital after developing blood clots a week after getting the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine.The 70-year-old reported symptoms seven days after getting the jab.
The Philadelphia juggernaut keeps rolling on with the 76ers scoring a 135-115 victory over Houston to keep the NBA's longest active winning streak going.Such was the dominance of the Eastern Conference leaders they could afford to manage the game time of stars Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons and Tobias Harris in the fourth quarter on Wednesday.
Penrith's record-breaking depth could prove their saviour during the State of Origin period after recording the greatest start to a season across the top rugby league grades.The Panthers remain unbeaten in the NRL and can become just the second side in 25 years to record a 9-0 start with victory against Newcastle on Friday night.
National Australia Bank shares have fallen despite the bank nearly doubling first-half profit on a weak day for the Australian market.Investors expected more from NAB, which recorded a 94 per cent jump in first-half cash earnings to $3.
A Queensland man is in intensive care with blood clots after receiving the coronavirus vaccine, as the state prepares to order some Sydney travellers into mandatory hotel quarantine.Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young says the 66-year-old developed abdominal pains after receiving his first jab in Townsville on March 30.
A group of unions is going to Victoria's Supreme Court, trying to stop the Labor Party pre-selecting candidates from the state for the next federal election.Nominations opened this week and are due to close on Friday.
Soldiers and police in Fiji have surrounded and locked down a major hospital.Health authorities say they are quarantining 400 patients, doctors, nurses and other staff within the compound until they can determine who had contact with a coronavirus patient who died there.