Celebrity

Player to sue Australian Football League over racism claims

May 10, 2018

Ex-player Joel Wilkinson has accused the Australian Football League of racism and plans to start legal action in the Human Rights Commission

Wa Wa Nee lead singer Paul Gray dies of cancer at age 54

Apr 25, 2018

Paul Gray, lead singer of the 1980s Australian pop band Wa Wa Nee, has died of cancer at 54

Fed Cup: Australia, Netherlands level 1-1 after opening day

Apr 21, 2018

Ashleigh Barty has leveled Australia's Fed Cup World Group playoff against the Netherlands with a 6-0, 6-2 win over Quirine Lemoine on indoor hard courts

Comic Rebel Wilson fights appeal of her $3.6M defamation win

Apr 18, 2018

Actress Rebel Wilson has returned to an Australian court to fight a magazine publisher's appeal of an order to pay the actress a record 4.6 million Australian dollars ($3.6 million) in damages for defamation

South Korean businessman kills himself in Hong Kong custody

Apr 16, 2018

Hong Kong authorities say a South Korean businessman accused of murdering his wife and son in a five-star hotel has killed himself while in pre-trial custody

Lawyer tells Australian court Geoffrey Rush barely eating

Apr 9, 2018

A lawyer says Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush has become virtually housebound, barely eats and wakes each morning with a "terrible sense of dread" since a Sydney newspaper alleged he acted inappropriately toward an actress

Correction: Australia-People-Russell Crowe story

Apr 8, 2018

Correction: Australia-People-Russell Crowe story

After a drenching, Commonwealth Games open on a bright note

Apr 4, 2018

Prince Charles delivered a message from Queen Elizabeth II to officially open the Commonwealth Games and the fireworks exploded on cue. It was a bright finish after heavy rain showers threatened to ruin the evening for 35,000 spectators.

Prince Charles lands in Australia for Commonwealth Games

Apr 4, 2018

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla have landed under a gray sky that threatened rain in Brisbane city on the heir to the British throne's 16th visit to Australia

New Australia coach reflects on USA Gymnastics abuse scandal

Apr 2, 2018

Aly Raisman's long-time coach Mihai Brestyan says he was stunned and angry about the sexual abuse scandal that has plunged USA gymnastics into crisis

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