New study shows a generational shift toward lighter drinking in Australia

Alcohol consumption in Australia has declined steadily during the past decade, with per capita consumption in 2013–14 reaching its lowest level since the early 1960s. A new study published today by the scientific journal Addiction shows that the overall decline in drinking is due mainly to less drinking among people in their teens and early twenties. A … Read more

Howzat! UK cricketing equipment continues to take the wicket Down Under

Australia remains the UK’s largest export market for cricket equipment. Cricket and polo equipment sales to Australia were worth over £1 million in 2014. England and Australia are fierce rivals on the cricket field, but relations are more amicable when it comes to exports of cricketing equipment from the UK to the land Down Under. Trade … Read more

Was Richie Benaud arguably the greatest sports commentator of all time?

The world of cricket, and indeed the wider world of sport, has lost one of its greatest voices following the sad passing of Richie Benaud. Richie Benaud was arguably the iconic voice of cricket over a period spanning 40 years of commentating, in which he lit up the sporting summers of cricket fans in particular, … Read more

Formula 1: The Race Report

At 5am GMT, the lights went out signalling the start of the opening race of the 2015 Formula 1 season. Before that, there was more drama on the lead up to the grid. Valterri Bottas was unable to drive in the race due to a back injury, Kevin Magnussen and Daniil Kvyat didn’t even make … Read more

Formula 1: Race Build Up

With only a few hours left till the lights go out, fans wait to find out who wll reign supreme in Australia. Will Mercedes dominate from the front row again and will Williams out perform Ferrari. Toro Rosso have an opportunity to out perform the sister team Red Bull. McLaren hsve struggled all weekend and … Read more

Formula 1: Qualifying Report

It was a day of ups and downs for the teams in qualifying today. There was still speculation in the air following the drama surrounding Sauber and whether or not the Manor-Marussia team would run at all this weekend. For those who are new to Formula 1, Qualifying is split into 3 parts. In Q1, … Read more