Australia ‘slight favourites’ to reclaim Ashes urn: Mark Waugh

Mark WaughFormer opener Mark Waugh has said Australia’s emphatic victory in the Perth Test has made them favourites to reclaim the Ashes. The 267-run win for Ricky Ponting’s team in the third Ashes Test in Perth was made more remarkable by the fact that the home side went into the match as underdogs. Speaking on’s

Ponting may be axed as captain if Australia loses Ashes

Ricky PontingRicky Ponting has said he may have to step down as Australian skipper if the Ashes series is lost. Defeat in Perth, would force Ponting and selectors to face the question of his captaincy head-on, but it is doubtful the selectors would replace Ponting as skipper mid-way through the series even if England goes 2-0

Miranda Kerr is 1st pregnant model to appear on Vogue Australia cover

Miranda Kerr on Vogue Australia coverMiranda Kerr has created history by appearing as the first pregnant model on the cover of Vogue Australia. The Australian supermodel proudly stands side-on holding her large pregnant belly for the fashion bible”s January cover. The pictures were taken when Kerr was 6 1/2 months pregnant and show the Victoria”s Secret lingerie darling wearing a

“Jersey Shore” Hits The Shores Of Australia In “Hills-Esque” Docu-Soap

Jersey Shore’s going Down Under — with a twist of The Hills. MTV is cashing in on the record-breaking success of Shore by creating international spinoffs. Surely, it’s only a matter of time before the trashy primetime soap heads to Beirut! In the meantime, MTV Australia is producing its first-ever original commission, Freshwater Blue. The

‘Chastened’ Australia ‘geared to getting everything right for Ashes

Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has said that lessons learned from the 2009 Ashes series loss have ensured that there will be “no excuses” if his team succumbs to England again during the 2010-11 series which starts in Brisbane on Thursday. “It’s always been in the back of our minds. Since the Ashes loss everything has

Oprah Winfrey Audience Trip To Australia Will Cost Taxpayers Millions

Oprah Winfrey has another shock in store for the 300 fans she surprised earlier this week with tickets for an all-inclusive trip to Australia – she’s not paying for the vacation. The Queen of Talk’s offer to take her staff and 300 audience members Down Under will cost Tourism Australia about $2.7 million, Sydney’s The

Love rat Ronan Keating’s wife joins him in Australia

Boyzone member Ronan Keating’s wife has joined him in Australia, where he is a co-judge on the X Factor, in a bid to work out their marriage following the emergence of his affairs. Keating, 33, had arrived in Sydney with his three children on June 23 to take up his role as a judge on