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Cocaine claim rocks footy
The Melbourne Demons has denied it has a drug culture after one of its players was accused of trafficking cocaine. Sport Integrity Australia began a probe into Joel Smith last year after he failed a drug test – and has now revealed the more serious allegations after finding text messages he sent to other players.
A serious talent dead at 24yo
Kelvin Kiptum – the fastest-ever person to run a marathon – died in a car accident in Kenya on Sunday. He was driving late at night with his coach when the vehicle rolled, killing both men, and seriously injuring a female passenger. The Kenyan had an incredible story – he ran his first full marathon in 2022 and set the world record in October last year with a time of 2 hrs and 35 seconds.
We all need to calm down
Kansas City Chiefs got their fairytale Super Bowl ending, defeating the San Francisco 49ers 25-22. It was the longest NFL final in history, but the focus was on everything but the game… Cue countless shots of the US$2.5 million VIP box that Swift shared with Kelce’s family and Swift’s mates Blake Lively and Beatles legend Paul McCartney.
Bouncing off to the Olympics
We previewed this on Friday, and yay – the Aussie women’s basketball team has qualified for the Paris Olympics. The Opals 85-52 drubbing of Germany put them into their 10th Olympics, meaning the pressure is off today’s game against Serbia.
Swift supercharges the Super Bowl
After weeks of will-she-make-it speculation (breathe, she arrived yesterday), analysis of American football’s ‘Swift Lift’, and even a life-size cake of Taylor Swift in a Chiefs sweater, the 58th Super Bowl – aka American football’s grand final – is finally upon us. The game will see the defending champions, the Kansas City Chiefs, take on the San Francisco 49ers in Las Vegas.
Sitting on the sidelines
New guidelines now mean anyone who suffers a concussion – can’t resume playing sport for 3 weeks. The protocols have been rolled out to all junior and community sports across Australia after a wave of alarming evidence about the effects of repeated head knocks.
A French thriller, how to spot a fake, and a rice dish to suit all weather…
Push, jump or fall is the central question in French courtroom thriller Anatomy of a Fall after a husband/father is found in the snow outside his alpine chalet.Entertain me
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