For the first time, a band, rather than a solo artist, will represent Australia at the much-loved Eurovision Song Contest. “Eurovisionation, we are coming!”WA band Voyager are headed to Eurovision 2023. Credit: SuppliedWhen the band announced the exciting news on Instagram, fans were blown away. “We are absolutely ELATED to announce that we will represent Australia and our beautiful state of WA at the Eurovision Song Contest 2023!” the band wrote. Voyager will represent Australia at Eurovision 2023. Credit: Instagram/Voyager“You made my day!” another fan enthused. Eurovision Song Contest is held from Tuesday May 9 to Saturday May 13 in Liverpool.
Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from next month’s Masters 1000 tournaments in Indian Wells and Miami as he continues to recover from surgery on his left knee, event organisers said. The 27-year-old Australian had a terrific second half of 2022 but was forced to miss the Australian Open and has yet to make his 2023 season debut. But pain in his knee forced him to withdraw from the Japan Open in October and this year, after withdrawing on the eve of the Australian Open, he had knee surgery in Canberra. Kyrgios had originally hoped to return to the court for Indian Wells, but it now remains unclear when he will return to full fitness. Aussie tennis star Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from next month’s Masters 1000 tournaments in Indian Wells and Miami as he continues to recover from knee surgery.1 month ago 7NEWS
Melbourne law firm Margalit Injury Lawyers is expected to launch the case against the AFL in the Supreme Court in coming weeks after several former and current players were diagnosed with the deadly neurodegenerative disease, chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). “The thing about having a minor injury at this stage is that these types of neurological injuries are degenerative, some people are very fearful that if it’s only a minor injury now, what’s their life going to look like in 20 or 30 years? So there’s also the fear associated with the physical injury.”A Melbourne law firm is preparing to launch a case against the AFL over player concussions. The firm is calling for an overhaul of the current workers’ compensation scheme as AFL players are currently excluded from seeking WorkCover in Victoria. Former AFL player Ty Zantuck was also cleared by the Supreme Court to sue Richmond Football Club last year after being diagnosed with suspected CTE in 2021.1 month ago 7NEWS
Three-time Richmond premiership forward Jason Castagna has announced his shock retirement on the eve of the AFL season. Cementing his place in the forward line, Castagna went on to play 134 games and was a member of the Tigers’ premiership teams in 2017, 2019 and 2020. “Jason has been the ultimate teammate over the course of his 134 games at Richmond,” he added. “He has had a terrific career, playing an important role in three premierships, and can walk away proud of his achievements as an AFL footballer. We wish Jason and his family all the best for the next chapter, and he will always be a Richmond man.”1 month ago 7NEWS
On Sunday night’s Australian Idol, the Top 12 singers chose songs from some of the biggest names in the business - Elton John, Lady Gaga, Madonna - and made them their own. “As soon as you finished it was like you really really dead serious.”Maya sings Cold Heart on Australian Idol. “You have a really, really strong voice. “It was so good.”Noora H impressed the Australian Idol judges. How to vote in Australian Idol 2023. Credit: SevenTo vote, SMS contestant’s name to 0457 500 700 to cast your vote.1 month ago 7NEWS
Delta Goodream broke down at Olivia Newton-John’s memorial service on Sunday as she spoke about why the late star was so special to her. “It’s beautiful to see everybody,” Goodrem said as was interviewed on the orange carpet at Hamer Hall in Melbourne, ahead of a moving performance. “Sorry.”Stream the world's best reality, entertainment and true crime shows for free on 7Bravo on 7plus >>Delta Goodrem breaks down. “I think that’s really what it is.”“Being able to honour and celebrate Olivia is incredibly special. Dame Olivia Newton-John's family, friends and fans will celebrate her extraordinary life on Sunday.1 month ago 7NEWS
Star recruit Tim Taranto shone in Richmond’s new-look attack as they held off North Melbourne by two points in their AFL hitout. North Melbourne showed plenty of promise at their Arden St headquarters under new coach Alastair Clarkson, with No.3 draft pick Harry Sheezel making an immediate impact and kicking three goals. Tim Taranto is wrapped up by Harry Sheezel during Richmond and North Melbourne’s match simulation at Arden Street Oval. Sheezel also immediately gave long-suffering North fans something to be excited about when he kicked the opening goal. In the Brisbane v Sydney match, the Lions showed why they were starting the season as a hot flag favourite.1 month ago 7NEWS
They could also be prototype wheels like a number of manufacturers use during prototype testing. This potentially reveals an early look into Tesla’s Hardware 4.0 changes which are expected to include higher-resolution cameras for the driver assist systems. People familiar with the matter told Bloomberg deliveries of the updated Tesla Model 3 are expected to commence later in the year. Current Model 3 Credit: CarExpertSupplied Credit: CarExpertThe Model 3 hasn’t been in production as long, but it did go on sale in 2017. MORE: Everything Tesla Model 31 month ago 7NEWS