Tyson Fury has announced a return to boxing and has his sights set on a third bout against fellow Briton Derek Chisora.Fury said after his win over Dillian Whyte at London's Wembley Stadium in April that he was retiring from the sport, but seems to have already changed his mind.
Newly-anointed NSW deputy Liberal leader Matt Kean says the government needs to shift focus back to the community after weeks of damaging back-to-back scandals."What we have got to do is get back to talking about the issues that matter to people across NSW," he told ABC TV on Wednesday.
Swimmer Shlomit Nir, who survived the Munich Olympics terrorism attack, believes the power of sport can bring Jews and Arabs closer together.Speaking to Efe ahead of the 50th anniversary of the attack next month, Nir remembers the exact time and her initial reaction to the attack that changed her life and killed 11 Israeli teammates.
Olivia Newton-John's niece, Tottie Goldsmith, has revealed her family would accept a state funeral, however a formal offer from the Victorian government is yet to be made.A spokeswoman for Premier Daniel Andrews told AAP on Wednesday that "no offer or acceptance has occurred" at this time but did not rule out the possibility.
Serena Williams is "evolving away from tennis" and plans to retire from the sport she dominated with 23 grand slam titles following the US Open, which begins later this month.Williams played on Monday only her second singles match since she returned to action at Wimbledon in June after a year-long absence from competition, beating Spain's Nuria Parrizas Diaz to reach the second round of the Toronto Open.
Eddie Jones has been rebuked by the Rugby Football Union for criticising the English game's reliance on the private school system.England's head coach said in a newspaper interview published over the weekend "you are going to have to blow the whole thing up" because it produces "closeted" players who lack "resolve".
Manase Fainu was a fit and strong professional footballer and must have intended to seriously injure a church youth leader when plunging a steak knife into his back, a jury has been told.And he had "no other thought in his mind" at the time he punctured his victim's lung and caused him internal bleeding, crown prosecutor Emma Curran said in her closing address in the Parramatta District Court on Tuesday.
Disgraced former Liberal MP John Sidoti has been suspended from the NSW parliament after the state's corruption watchdog found he engaged in serious misconduct.Government leader in the lower house Alister Henskens moved a motion to suspend Mr Sidoti on Tuesday, saying it was necessary to "protect and uphold the dignity" of the parliament.
Free masks will be handed out at Victorian COVID-19 testing sites, community health services venues and on public transport, despite the peak passing for the state's latest Omicron wave.Three million high-filtration N95 and KN95 masks will be made available during the next four to six weeks, Premier Daniel Andrews announced on Tuesday.
Alpine could seek millions in compensation at the London High Court if their Australian reserve Oscar Piastri refuses to race for them next season, team principal Otmar Szafnauer has said.Renault-owned Alpine announced highly-rated Piastri last week as a replacement for double world champion Fernando Alonso in their 2023 lineup, but the 21-year-old has ruled it out.
Finals were out-of-reach for Sam Walsh early in his AFL career so the Carlton star is simply excited by the Blues having to earn a drought-breaking top-eight spot the hard way.After racing to 8-2 in Michael Voss' first season as coach, Carlton's injury list has stacked up and form has deserted them on the run home.
With the Commonwealth Games drawing to a close, a look at five of the brightest stars of Birmingham 2022.Emma McKeon (Australia)Despite attracting unwanted headlines amid her private life, involving Australia team-mates Aaron Chalmers and Cody Simpson, McKeon collected six golds, a silver and a bronze in the pool.
Seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton has said he has considered extending his stay in Formula One beyond the end of next season.He signed a new two-year deal with Mercedes last year, tying him to the team until the end of 2023.
Birmingham folk and their Black Country neighbours have a saying that sums up when they've had a really good time."That was right bostin', that was, bab .
Women's doubles pair Alex Haydon and Jess Turnbull have closed out Australia's Commonwealth Games squash campaign with a win.Haydon and Turnbull beat Pakistan's Faiza Zafar and Amna Fayyaz 2-0 in the women's doubles plate final, which involved pairs who had suffered an early elimination from the medal competition.
Some Australian athletes broke the team's COVID protocols, chef de mission Petria Thomas says.But Thomas is adamant Australia's hardline protocols at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham were vital to the team's success.
Australia's new table tennis queen Yangzi Liu will be barred from competing at the 2024 Paris Olympics due to a change to the sport's citizenship eligibility rules.Liu on Sunday claimed bronze to become the first Australian to win a medal in women's singles at the Commonwealth Games.
The Commonwealth Games are ready to return in 2030 to Hamilton, the Canadian city that launched the multi-sport event 100 years ago believes.Niagara Falls would provide the backdrop for beach volleyball and there would be a push to add men's cricket to the programme.
The Commonwealth Games Federation believes the success of Birmingham's minimalist approach to hosting the Games will open doors to a greater number of potential future hosts.From worrying beginnings - when original hosts Durban were stripped of the Games in March 2017 after a series of missed deadlines - the 2022 edition of the quadrennial event has been an undeniable success.
Australia's Kookaburras have won a seventh-straight Commonwealth gold to catapult leader Eddie Ockenden into rare hockey air.Monday's 7-0 annihilation of India was a fourth title for Birmingham flag bearer Ockenden, drawing the modest champion level with Kookaburras legend Mark Knowles on the Commonwealth medal tally.
Trailblazing former major winner Hannah Green is the latest big name to commit to the first Australian Open golf championship since COVID-19 wiped out the 2020 and 2021 editions.Green announced on Monday she'd be teeing up at Melbourne's famed Kingston Heath layout and the Victoria Golf Club from December 1-4 in what will be an historic event for the sport.
Port Adelaide president David Koch has issued a stark warning to coach Ken Hinkley and everyone at the club for the final two AFL rounds: "Turn it around or watch out."But a defiant Hinkley hit back, insisting he'd been given assurances, including by Koch himself, to feel confident he will not be sacked at season's end.
Wallabies veteran Quade Cooper is preparing for the long road to recovery after going down with a serious Achilles tendon injury in Australia's hard-fought 41-26 Rugby Championship win over Argentina.In the second half of the Mendoza Test on Sunday (AEST), 34-year-old Cooper went down with the non-contact injury that has cast doubt over his 2023 Rugby World Cup hopes and future in the sport.
Councils in Victoria will need to ensure women and girls have equitable access to sporting facilities to be considered eligible to receive future state government infrastructure funding.Many women and girls currently do not have access to the best courts or grounds, have facilities of lesser standard, or are relegated to less convenient competition and training times.