Tag Archives: australia

  • 49ers Sign Australian Rugby Star Jarryd Hayne (Video)

    49ers Sign Australian Rugby Star Jarryd Hayne (Video)

    NFL free agency doesn’t begin until March 10, but the San Francisco 49ers weren’t waiting until then to make a splash, signing highly-coveted Australian rugby star Jarryd Hayne to a contract on Monday. Hayne makes the transition to the NFL after being named the National Rugby League’s best player on two separate occasions.  He’s listed […]

  • Australian Cricketer in Critical Condition After Taking Ball to Skull (Video)

    Australian Cricketer in Critical Condition After Taking Ball to Skull (Video)

    A horrifying situation unfolded at a cricket match in Sydney on Tuesday, as Australian cricketer Phil Hughes was critically injured when a ball struck the back of his skull. The incident occurred during a Sheffield Shield match between South Australia and New South Wales. Hughes turned away to avoid a “bouncer” from the New South […]

  • Kangaroo Fight? Kangaroo Fight. (Video)

    Kangaroo Fight? Kangaroo Fight. (Video)

    If you’ve never seen a kangaroo fight before…good for you. They’re violent, ugly affairs, and their unpredictability makes them next to impossible to gamble on. But, that’s about to change, because we’ve got a pretty good kerfuffle here between two kangaroos. In case you’ve never seen what a kangaroo REALLY looks like, take a peek […]

  • Aussie Swimming Legend Ian Thorpe Reveals He Is Gay

    Aussie Swimming Legend Ian Thorpe Reveals He Is Gay

    Yesterday, five-time Olympic swimming gold medalist Ian Thorpse, 31, revealed that he is gay during an interview broadcast on Australia’s Channel 10. For years there had been speculation about Thorpe’s sexuality, and for years he insisted he was straight. In fact, just two years ago, in his autobiography This Is Me, he wrote, “I am […]

  • Aussie Surfer Learns the Hard Way to Stay the Hell Away From Whales (Video)

    Aussie Surfer Learns the Hard Way to Stay the Hell Away From Whales (Video)

    Usually, when you think about all the dangers that lurk in the ocean for surfers, you’re thinking sharks. Then, after sharks, you think, maybe really big jellyfish, or possibly a deranged sea lion. You do not usually think of whales. After all, they’re mammals, we’re mammals—you’d think there would be some kind of mutual understanding […]