FBI claimed Robin Gibb hired a hitman

Late Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb was investigated by the FBI for claiming to have hired a hitman to kill his ex-wife, according to reports. Robin Gibb, who died after a lengthy battle with cancer in May of this year, was under investigation from US authorities after making death threats against his former spouse Molly … [Read the full story]

Andrew Bogut won’t be playing in NBL

Andrew Bogut will not play in the NBL, Sydney Kings coach Ian Robilliard has confirmed. The Milwaukee Bucks star had agreed to join the Kings for the 2011-2012 NBL season, pending the approval of the insurance policy that covers his three-year $39 million NBA contract. However, Robilliard confirmed that the deal had fallen through. “The … [Read the full story]

Red Bull extends Webber’s contract

Red Bull Racing have announced that Mark Webber’s contract has been extended for another year, meaning the Australian will continue to drive for the team in 2012. Webber has been at Red Bull since 2007. “I want to continue racing at the top in Formula One so it’s a no-brainer to remain at Red Bull … [Read the full story]

Britney bans drugs and booze

Dancers working with Britney Spears are being made to sign a contract promising they will not drink or take drugs. The six page document has been drawn up so that the cleaned up singer, currently filming a video for her new single Till The World Ends, won’t be tempted one more time. It says Britney, … [Read the full story]

The winner is…Miss Junk Food

A US beauty contest winner who claimed she was stripped of her crown because she had gained weight has won her courtroom fight to regain the title. Seventeen-year-old Domonique Ramirez claimed pageant officials in Texas had told her to “get off the tacos”. Organisers of the Miss San Antonio contest said she was dismissed because … [Read the full story]

Postecoglou has a get-out clause in his contract

A-League coach of the year Ange Postecoglou has an escape clause in his Brisbane Roar contract that leaves him vulnerable to Melbourne Victory. Despite assurances last week from Football Federation Australia, set to take control of the cash-strapped A-League champions, that Postecoglou would be staying in Brisbane, the star coach’s future remains unclear. He is … [Read the full story]

Schwarzer may stay at Fulham

Fulham manager Mark Hughes says Socceroos goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer is set to sign a new contract with Fulham. The 38-year-old, who joined the club from Middlesbrough in 2008, was heavily linked to Barclays Premier League rivals Arsenal during the last transfer window. “He was obviously very flattered by the interest but we are delighted that … [Read the full story]

Channel 7 running out of time to keep Jennifer Hawkins

Channel 7 halved Jennifer Hawkins salary in 2008 and has left her on the shelf for the past two years. Her contract expires at the end of November, and Seven bosses are realising that they may have made a mistake. This week, Seven executives were said to be in turmoil as they attempted to find … [Read the full story]

Hughes offers new deal to keep Schwarzer

Mark Hughes is convinced a new deal will help persuade Socceroos goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer to stay at Craven Cottage for the foreseeable future. Schwarzer was linked with a move to Arsenal in the summer and Hughes knows that once the transfer window reopens in January, the 38-year-old will once again be a target. “If we … [Read the full story]