Monique Conti from Richmond clinches the AFLW Best and Fairest award, while Zarlie Goldsworthy of GWS earns recognition as the Rising Star.

Monique Conti of Richmond has secured her inaugural AFLW Best and Fairest award, achieving this prestigious honor with two rounds remaining in the league. Notably, she accomplished this feat while simultaneously balancing participation in two sports. Last year's runner-up to Ally Anderson of Brisbane, Monique Conti, showcased her dominance by accumulating 20 out of a possible 24 votes in the first eight rounds, securing the AFLW Best and Fairest award alongside her fifth All-Australian selection. The accomplished[more...]

Tony Romo and Skip Bayless expressed admiration for Dolly Parton’s Thanksgiving Halftime Show.

Skip Bayless thoroughly enjoyed Dolly Parton's Thanksgiving performance, which featured the largest production ever done for a Cowboys halftime show, according to Parton's manager, Danny Nozell. Parton rehearsed for a full week to ensure a flawless performance. Nozell emphasized the need for precision to avoid causing any disruptions or financial losses due to extended airtime. Fans applauded Dolly's performance and her Cowboys cheerleader outfit, with Bayless gaining attention for his enthusiastic tweet appreciating Parton's appearance. Even Tony[more...]

Melissa Etheridge reveals plans for an Australian tour in 2024.

Grammy Award-winning rock star Melissa Etheridge has exciting news for her Australian fans, announcing her I’m Not Broken Tour set to take place in May 2024. This tour marks her return to Australia since 2018, and she'll be gracing cities like Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, and Sydney. Etheridge, known for hits like "I’m The Only One" and "Come To My Window," will showcase her musical prowess in support of her latest album, Beautiful Day. The Etheridge Nation presale[more...]

Comparing rowing and swimming: Which activity results in a higher calorie burn?

Engaging in cardio workouts is an effective strategy for enhancing fitness, and endurance, and facilitating calorie burn for weight loss. Rowing and swimming are two such workouts, each offering distinct advantages for physical well-being. Rowing, often perceived as a practical exercise, can be conveniently performed on a rowing machine at the gym or in the comfort of one's home. On the contrary, swimming necessitates access to water, potentially posing accessibility challenges for some individuals. The crucial question[more...]

Fuel your day with wholesome and nourishing bliss balls and bars for a healthy boost.

When the desire for a sweet indulgence strikes, it's tempting to succumb to less-than-healthy options. What if your snack choices could not only be a guilt-free delight but also contribute to your well-being, all while satisfying your chocolate cravings? Explore a range of recipes, from nutritious paleo snicker bars to protein-packed Ferrero Rocher bliss balls. These treats promise to provide sustained energy, keep you feeling satisfied, and deliver a delightful sweetness without compromising on health. Indulge in[more...]

Australia displays resilience as they defeat the Czechs to advance to the Davis Cup semi-finals.

Australia, last year's runners-up, secured a hard-fought 2-1 victory over three-time champions Czech Republic, propelling them into the Davis Cup semi-finals. The pivotal win came from the Australian doubles pair, Matthew Ebden and Max Purcell, who clinched a 6-4, 7-5 triumph over Jiri Lehecka and Adam Pavlasek. Earlier, Alex de Minaur's resilience helped level the tie at 1-1 with a 4-6, 7-6(2), 7-5 victory over Lehecka. Despite Tomas Machac giving the Czechs a 1-0 lead by defeating[more...]

Top Black Friday offers from Apple to explore while shopping in Australia in 2023.

The highly anticipated biggest shopping week of the year has arrived, offering significant discounts on a range of Apple tech products. Whether you're looking for a MacBook, an iPhone, or a set of AirPods, now is the opportune moment to make a purchase, with exceptional deals that can result in substantial savings, sometimes amounting to hundreds of dollars. A standout offer is the chance to save $402 on the Apple 2023 MacBook Air 15.3-inch Laptop with M2[more...]

The Tigers’ recruitment strategy, as revealed by Marshall, emphasizes the importance of confidentiality, warning that any leaks could jeopardize deals, especially amid links to Luai.

While acknowledging the natural interest in players like Jarome Luai, Wests Tigers coach Benji Marshall emphasized his satisfaction with the current halves lineup, consisting of new recruits Aidan Sezer, Jayden Sullivan, and emerging talent Latu Fainu. Marshall expressed excitement about these additions to the team, and he also mentioned the potential return of Adam Doueihi from an ACL injury next year. With rival clubs like the Bulldogs and Tigers reportedly pursuing Luai for the 2025 season, Marshall[more...]

Meg Lanning, the captain of the Australian women’s cricket team, has announced her retirement from international cricket.

Australia's women's cricket captain, Meg Lanning, has officially retired from international cricket, citing a loss of the motivation required to perform at the elite level and a desire to explore new opportunities. While she will continue to play domestic cricket in the Women’s Big Bash League the Women’s National Cricket League, and potentially in the Indian Premier League, she has decided to conclude her highly successful international career. Over a remarkable 13-year span, Lanning led her team[more...]

A recent study suggests that inflammation may be more directly linked to BMI (Body Mass Index) than to the consumption of red meat.

Red meat is a dietary staple that health experts often advise limiting for various health reasons. Researchers continue to investigate the potential benefits and health risks associated with different levels of red meat consumption. In a recent study focused on unraveling the intricate relationship between red meat and inflammation, the findings suggest that red meat may not directly contribute to inflammation when factors such as body mass index (BMI) are taken into account. These findings were published[more...]