Queensland gymnasts prepare for world stage

ROBERT THORNTON   Three male gymnasts at the Queensland Academy of Sport have made final preparations for the World Championship trials next week. Michael Merceica, Mitchell Jones and Michael Tone are all bidding for one of six spots on the … [Read more...]

Aussies flounder at swimming World Championship

TOM O'BRIEN The Australian swim team has finished outside the top five at the World Swimming Championships for the first time since 1986. The Aussie’s finished 7th behind Italy and Great Britain on the gold medal rankings, with the United States and … [Read more...]

Australian ice-skating team to take on the world

PAIGE FINDLOW Queensland junior synchronised ice-skating team, Paradise, are gearing up for a tough couple of months as they attempt to qualify for World Championships in Croatia next year. Head coach Hillary Marcoviche praised the team for their … [Read more...]

Equality unjustifiable in Australian football, for now

AARON COOPER The debate surrounding pay equality in sport has re-ignited following claims of proposed pay cuts for female footballers. On Tuesday, Brisbane Roar were forced to defend claims of asking for pay cuts from their Women’s side, … [Read more...]

Aloisi slams unacceptable performance in A-League rout

AARON COOPER Brisbane Roar Head Coach John Aloisi says his side’s performance against the Newcastle Jets on Sunday was simply not good enough. Despite entering the clash as strong favourites and a near full-strength side, the hapless Roar were … [Read more...]

Lions part ways with Justin Leppitsch

AARON COOPER Brisbane Lions Senior Coach Justin Leppitsch has been sacked by the club with a year remaining on his contract. Chairman Bob Sharpless announced the decision today following a Board meeting at Lions headquarters. "The … [Read more...]

Quade Cooper returns to Ballymore

AARON COOPER Queensland Rugby have made the first steps toward re-building after a tumultuous Super Rugby season, signing former Reds fly-half to a three-year deal. Cooper returns to Ballymore following a year playing with European giants … [Read more...]

Athletic heroes turn to drugs

JESS ROBERTSON Recent reports of Olympic athletes testing positive to performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) poses the question of whether PEDs have become part of aspiring athletes everyday lives. The Court of Arbitration for sport reported … [Read more...]

Lions vice-captian Dayne Zorko reaches 100 game milestone

DAVID SIMON Brisbane Lions vice-captain, Dayne Zorko will line up for his 100th game against Geelong this Sunday at the Gabba. In his milestone game, the 27-year-old never thought the opportunity would arise when he made his debut five … [Read more...]

PODCAST: In the sheds #2

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