Martin Parry

Foster’s CEO defends SABMiller takeover

Foster's defended the decision to approve SABMiller's takeover of the Australian brewer, putting it in foreign hands for the first time in 150 years.

Flight chaos in Australia as ash cloud returns

After causing no little bother to SA air travel at the weekend, the Chilean ash cloud is wreaking havoc in Australia's skies once more.

Last WWI combatant Claude Choules dies in Australia

Briton Claude Choules, the last World War I combat veteran, has died aged 110 in Australia.

Blatter ‘expects’ Qatar World Cup in winter

The prospect of the 2022 Qatar World Cup being held in the winter moved a step closer when Sepp Blatter said that this is what he expects will happen.

Suspended Pakistan cricketers face corruption probe

A make-or-break anti-corruption tribunal against Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir opened on Thursday.

Games overshadowed by second positive drugs test

The Commonwealth Games were overshadowed by a second positive doping test as a top official warned about the pitfalls of the supplement industry.

Games lurch on as athletics takes centre stage

The athletics programme is due to start at the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday amid concerns about the state of the track.

Glitches keep haunting Games

Commonwealth Games organisers insisted on Tuesday that empty stadiums would fill up as India brought some cheer to home fans with two gold medals.

Alonso edges Vettel as title race hots up

Fernando Alonso produced a masterful drive on Sunday to win an incident-packed Singapore Grand Prix ahead of a charging Sebastian Vettel.

Blatter demands answers from North Korea

Fifa president Sepp Blatter on Wednesday demanded answers from North Korea after reports that its Soccer World Cup squad was publicly humiliated.

Netherlands storm into World Cup final

The Netherlands stormed into their first Soccer World Cup final since 1978 on Tuesday, beating Uruguay 3-2.

Dutch dismiss favourites tag

Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk is keen to play down his side being overwhelming favourites to win their World Cup semifinal against Uruguay.

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