Charles Barkley

Slam-dunk life on the basketball court

Name: Yung Kam-wah

Occupation: Sports commentator and secondary school basketball coach

Star sign: Aquarius

On my play list: Light and soft music

Thursday, 20 November, 2008, 12:00am

Daly needs help, but he won't be getting it from world of sports

You could predict the fallout almost immediately. Golf's wild man John Daly admitted in an upcoming book and TV interview this week that he has a gambling addiction that has gotten way, way out of control.

7 May 2006 - 12:00am

Final fling for Barkley

Houston: Charles Barkley will play one more game in the NBA. The Houston star, whose retirement season was cut short in December by a ruptured tendon, said he would play in the Rockets' season finale at home against Vancouver next Wednesday.

'I'm looking forward to playing a couple of minutes and leaving the court under my own terms,' he said.

15 Apr 2000 - 12:00am

US superstars go one-on-one with the media

Charles Barkley talked about talkative Australians, Penny Hardaway contemplated life without Shaq and Karl Malone explained the two-point system. Dream Team III fever has hit Atlanta.

20 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

King adds his spice to sports

THE world of sport as seen by Wharf/ESPN news sportscaster Michael King continues to be weird and wonderful. Using an array of props, King endeavours to add a little levity to the proceedings regardless of the material he is dealing with.

9 Jan 1995 - 12:00am

Sports Lines

''There were no rules in my day. No one said that you could not complain or swear. Now if you behave badly or swear you are fined. So everyone today plays the same way, very dull.'' - Veteran tennis player Ilie Nastase bemoaning the lack of excitement - and profanities in the modern game. He should know, in his playing days he was the expert.

7 Mar 1994 - 12:00am