Archive for posts tagged with 'sport'

Queensland Firebirds

Brisbane Extra

Queensland Firebirds to be honoured with tickertape parade

The historically great Queensland Firebirds will be honoured with a tickertape parade in Brisbane this Saturday. The…

Ben Affleck

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Watch Ben Affleck’s epic NFL rant

When he’s not directing Oscar-winning movies and getting paid insane amounts of money to dress up as Batman, Ben…

NBL

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NBL Blitz comes to Brisbane

Ahead of the Brisbane Bullets’ return to the NBL, the league’s pre-season tournament will be held in…

Booze ban

Health & Fitness

Higher alcohol taxes and national lockout laws proposed for Australia

Chances are pretty good that you’re going to sink a few beers while you watch the State of Origin tonight, and…

Nike Foot Locker

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King George Square is being transformed into a pop-up basketball court

Everybody get up, it’s time to slam now. For two days in June, King George Square will be transformed into a pop-u…

Nick Kyrgios

Health & Fitness

Sick day excuses your workmates will believe

Despite his millions and his sports cars, tennis star Bernard Tomic is a lot like the average Australian — when one of…

Mick Fanning

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Mick Fanning to open brewery on the Gold Coast

Mick Fanning is taking a break from surfing in 2016, but he won’t be idle. The popular surfer recently announced…

Brisbane Bandits

Brisbane Extra

Brisbane Bandits to receive the keys to the city

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is inviting Brisbane residents and fans to celebrate the victorious Brisbane Bandits as they…

Captain America: Civil War

Brisbane Extra

The best Super Bowl ads of 2016

So apparently there’s some sort of American football game on today? We don’t know much about that, but we…

Stephanie Rice to auction off Paddington home

In the Home

Stephanie Rice to auction off Paddington home

Retired Olympic swimmer Stephanie Rice will auction off her Brisbane home later this month, after leasing it out for…

Jesse Williams

Brisbane Extra

Brisbane’s Jesse Williams cleared to return to the NFL

Jesse ‘The Monstar’ Williams, the Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle from Brisbane who was diagnosed with…

Matty Johns

Brisbane Extra

Matty Johns makes the Great Australian Speech

Australia’s great new orator is… Matty Johns? Yep. Just days after Stan Grant's "Martin Luther King…

The Straddie Salute Triathlon Festival

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The Straddie Salute Triathlon Festival

The Straddie Salute has become one of Queensland's most well-known triathlon festivals With five events to choose…

Baseketball

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Submissions for Brisbane’s first BASEketball league are open

Merry Christmas, everybody — team submissions for Australia’s first-ever BASEketball league are officially open.…

Brisbane Heat

Health & Fitness

Fire up your backyard cricket with tips from the Brisbane Heat

While most of us will never set foot on the lush greens of the Gabba, it doesn’t mean we don’t take our own game…

Brisbane Bandits

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Take me out to the ball game

The Brisbane Bandits, Brisbane’s own professional baseball team, are about to host a huge weekend of food, fun…

The golf clubs that’ll change your game

Health & Fitness

The golf clubs that’ll change your game

Developing a solid short game is definitely a challenge for any golfer! There’s nothing more frustrating than hitting…

Jonah Lomu

Brisbane Extra

All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu dies

Rugby legend Jonah Lomu has passed away in Auckland at the age of 40. Former All Blacks doctor John Mayhew has…