Why Tom Stewart’s hit on Dion Prestia has reignited the AFL’s ‘red card’ debate

Tom Stewart’s visit to the AFL tribunal has resulted in a four-week suspension, which could deliver a serious impact to Geelong’s top-four chances in 2022. However, the Cats defender’s MCG moment of madness where he hit Dion Prestia high and concussed the Richmond midfielder has raised more questions than just the length of the ban … Read more

Former Nazi guard, 101, jailed for aiding murder

A 101-year-old man was convicted in Germany of more than 3500 counts of accessory to murder on Tuesday for serving at the Nazis’ Sachsenhausen concentration camp during World War II. The Neuruppin Regional Court sentenced him to five years in prison. The man, who was identified by local media as Josef S., had denied working … Read more

Adelaide family left homeless by house fire

An Adelaide family has been left homeless after an alleged arsonist broke into their property and set it alight. The family-of-five from the suburb of Davoren Park was asleep when the house started to burn. Ken Roberts said he yelled out to his stepson “fire”, and “he came running out”. Ken Roberts said he yelled … Read more

Last year’s finalist out of Wimbledon with COVID-19

Matteo Berrettini, last year’s Wimbledon runner-up, has been forced to withdraw from this year’s tournament due to a positive COVID-19 test result. Key points: Matteo Berrettini was beaten in last year’s Wimbledon final by Novak Djokovic The Italian world number 11 is unbeaten on grass in 2022 He joins Marin Čilić in being forced out of … Read more

Kyrgios battles underrated opponent, the crowd, and himself to progress at Wimbledon

If there’s one thing you can say about Nick Kyrgios’s matches, they’re rarely dull, and his five set victory over Britain’s Paul Jubb in the first round of Wimbledon was no exception. Key points: Nick Kyrgios needed five sets to beat Paul Jubb Kyrgios argued with supporters throughout the contest Matteo Berrettini joins Marin Čilić in … Read more

Existing mutual obligation penalties wiped as Labor unveils changes to new jobseeker program

Australians looking for work will have past penalties under the mutual obligation system for job seekers wiped as the new Labor government overhauls the program The points-based jobactive program required job seekers to lodge up to 20 job applications a month to meet the requirements to receive welfare payments. Employment Minister Tony Burke has now … Read more

Tom Stewart banned for four games for heavy hit on Dion Prestia

Geelong star Tom Stewart will miss the next four AFL games for his high bump on Richmond midfielder Dion Prestia. Key points: Tom Stewart’s counsel argued a three-game suspension was appropriate Tribunal chair Jeff Gleeson said the degree of carelessness by Stewart was “high” Dion Prestia is set to miss at least one game due … Read more