Messaoudi relishes inter-league challenge
OLLIE Messaoudi led Bendigo to one of its greatest inter-league triumphs four years ago, but luck has eluded the Gisborne veteran since.
If at first you don't succeed
Rejections, like relationship break-ups, come in different forms, but in the end they are all simply different ways of being told you are not the best man for the job.
Inglis I could have been a Bomber
South Sydney star Greg Inglis has revealed just how close he was to switching codes in 2010 when he held several talks with Essendon coach James Hird.Inglis, widely considered the best rugby league player in the world, could have joined Karmichael Hunt and Israel Folau in the AFL in 2011.Speaking on Sterlo on Fox Sports, the 26-year-old opened up ... (more)
Thu May 23, 2013
Glory decade ends as Robson falls on sword
EVEN on a day when the AFL's highest profile player was embroiled in a late-night scandal it was a former Launceston schoolboy that dominated the headlines.
Knee to know
Medical experts say the on-field rejuvenation of Nick Riewoldt and Adam Cooney will encourage other AFL players to look into the cutting-edge treatment that is helping the two stars manage degenerative knee problems.
Wed May 22, 2013
Labor leaders claim Winslow manufacturer fired workers for trying to organize
Labor groups say a Winslow-based manufacturing company has illegally fired employees for trying to form a union - "very false" accusations, according to the company's president.
Sun May 19, 2013
Police information would help protect game
The AFL wants to receive information from police in areas such as surveillance and even customs importations in a bid to protect the competition's integrity.
Fri May 17, 2013
Tech, labor brandish dueling studies in U.S. immigration fight
The technology industry and organized labor are locked in a fight that threatens to complicate the U.S. Senate's immigration bill.
The Otago Daily Times
Dying man waited three hours for ambulance
A Victorian man who died despite making nine emergency calls was repeatedly told an ambulance was on its way before he received any medical treatment, a court has been told.
A doubting Thomas
Only once during three long years as a non-playing AFL footballer did Josh Thomas wonder if he had it in him to go on.
Tue May 14, 2013
A high-profile rape trial led journalist Anna Krien to investigate a broader issue: the treatment of women by professional footballers.
Other clubs testing limits: Dank
Essendon chairman David Evans gives a strong hint he doesn't believe James Hird was injected with a banned substance last year.
Apology over disinfectant death
A LAWYER for the 000 emergency call-taker service has apologized for the death of a man who called for an ambulance nine times on AFL Grand Final night after drinking Pine-O-Clean disinfectant.
Vic agency sorry for ambo wait man's death
A Victorian government agency has apologised to the family of a man who died after waiting more than three hours for an ambulance on the night of the 2010 AFL grand final.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Wichita Eagle
Kansas among deadliest states for workers
A new report from the AFL-CIO ranks Kansas as the 10th deadliest state for workers in 2011.
Jail sentence sought for peptides pushers
The Australian Crime Commission is seeking legislation that would mandate a minimum three-year prison term for anyone found guilty of supplying banned peptides and performance- and image-enhancing drugs.
Mzungu signs on with Dockers
Mzungu has agreed to a two-year deal that will tie him to the Dockers until the end of 2015.
Sun May 12, 2013
Minot Daily News
The week that was
SCHOOL MEETING The second of three public information forums held to discuss the future of the Minot Public School District attracted some 120 people this past week, fewer than the number of residents who attended the first meeting.
The job fatality rate isn't budging, and no wonder, with penalties this low
When we think about workplace fatalities, it's natural that we think about cases like the Rana Plaza collapse in Bangladesh, which at this writing had caused more than 1000 fatalities .
Fri May 10, 2013
Leave of absence: Kennedy to miss
Yarrawonga's playing coach said it wasn't ideal but nothing other than the obvious would be different about the Pigeons this afternoon.