anzacs abroad

ANZACS ABROAD: A Q&A with MLB pitcher Warwick Saupold; a Perth concreter turned Detroit Tiger

A relief pitcher for the Detroit Tigers, Saupold - "a one-eyed Dockers supporter" - is one of only three Aussies currently in the Bigs.
Ben Stanley
6.12.17
america's cup

New Zealand's US$10 Million America's Cup Yacht Flipped Over, Last Night

The Associated Press described it as a "a harrowing end to a chaotic afternoon on Bermuda’s stormy Great Sound."
Ben Stanley
6.6.17
UFC Fight Night 110

The Happy Hangman: A Q&A with Kiwi UFC Rising Star Dan Hooker

"I don’t really have time to think about sitting on my porch with my cigar and telling my grandkids about how I used to be a bad-ass."
Ben Stanley
6.5.17
kiwi skateboarding

Spreading the Gospel: Kiwi skateboarder Shaun Boucher on the Olympics, Lee Ralph & sharing skating's good word

"I want to plant the seeds ... of what could happen further down the line. I want to help breed up some really talented skateboarders over in New Zealand.”
Ben Stanley
6.5.17
sporting upsets

The Long Suva Hangover: Remembering When Fiji Upset the British and Irish Lions, in 1977

Thanks to a dodgy home referee and an overindulgence of sun, booze and the beach, Fiji managed to pull off one of the greatest international rugby upsets ever.
Ben Stanley
6.1.17
anzacs abroad

ANZACS ABROAD: A Q&A with Football Fern Betsy Hassett; the only Kiwi to play for Man City, Werder Bremen & Ajax

"You go to these massive mens clubs and there are boys there that are way younger than we are, getting like triple the amount of support and money – it’s ridiculous.”
Ben Stanley
5.30.17
Indy 500

Kiwi Scott Dixon Is World's Luckiest Man; Walks Away From Horror Crash at Indy 500

How the heck Dixon survived his Indycar wreck this morning is anyone's guess.
Ben Stanley
5.28.17
rugby union

In Search of Total Rugby Dominance, All Blacks Coaches Turn To West Point Generals, Ballet Dancers and Cage Fighters

"If you stop looking to learn, then you may as well retire."
Ben Stanley
5.26.17
golf

During an Afternoon at Trump National, Kiwi and Women's Golf World No 1 Lydia Ko Hangs with Eric and Don Jr

The Trump Boys watched Ko as she coached some youngsters on the greens of their infamous father's course.
Ben Stanley
5.25.17
rugby union

No More Buses, No More Beers: Grizzled Kiwi Veteran Reckons Pro Rugby Is No Fun Anymore

"They’re don’t know the beers after a Thursday night. They don’t know the bus trips to away matches. They know none of that and I do – that’s what I grew up in."
Ben Stanley
5.22.17
indycars

Kiwi Indycar Legend Scott Dixon Held Up at Gunpoint in Taco Bell Drive-Through

"They held a gun at Dixon's head and asked him for his wallet and his phone. You don't expect that to happen, especially [in Indianapolis]."
Ben Stanley
5.22.17
anzacs abroad

ANZACS ABROAD: A Q&A with Blake Wallace; the Aussie standoff for Canada’s only pro league club

A Wollongong kid, Wallace played for the Central Queensland Capras and Illawarra Cutters before inking a two-year deal with the Toronto Wolfpack.
Ben Stanley
5.22.17
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