As long as the profit motive drives cricket, the end result is winning at all costs, writes John Passant. IT IS NOT JUST about the cricket. It is not even about the cricket. It is about Australian society — 35 years of neoliberalism have made it a dog-eat-dog world. Of […]
Originally published in the New Zealand Herald – Monday 26 March 2018.
This is a genuinely moving story…….. (Grant – Outlook Editor). Russell Crowe puts down his cigarette and thumbs the 144-page glossy catalogue for next month’s Sotheby’s auction of what he likes to simply call his “stuff”. By Andrew Webster As the man himself says: “It’s stuff I have worn, stuff […]
Cricket Australia has today had to bring in the big guns in an attempt to thicken the skin of David Warner, as the South African opponents begin to find his sweet spot. By Clancy Overell, Humour This follows the news that the Australian vice captain has been charged by the […]
Bad fan behaviour, a ‘neanderthal’ mindset from senior CRL administrators and a lack of vision and support for the ‘grassroots’ has lead to the once proud Group 2 Rugby League competition on the Coffs Coast becoming a shadow of itself. By Oscar Le Grouch Geography will be the unlikely and […]
Physical fitness regimes: What the science tells us works and what doesn’t’ Time to get fit? (Images: Stockbyte/Getty) FITNESS FADS DOES an activity have to get you out of breath to count as exercise? Do you really have to do half-an-hour a day? Is pumping iron a good way to […]
Moderate or vigorous? Long or short? Every day, or binging at the weekend? There are a lot of ways to burn calories – but some make more sense than others Julia Gavin/Alamy By Chris Simms The benefits of exercise have been duly noted and your resolutions have been made. Yes, […]