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Software mogul John McAfee dies in prison

US technology entrepreneur John McAfee has hanged himself in his prison cell after the Spanish high court authorised his extradition to the United States on tax evasion charges, his lawyer says.

Cats dismiss criticism of skipper Selwood

Geelong coach Chris Scott is adamant Joel Selwood won't be affected by the recent criticism of his reputation when the star captain Brisbane in a Thursday night AFl showdown at the Gabba.

Mum to stand trial for daughters' murders

A Queensland mother accused of killing her two daughters by leaving them locked in a car parked in soaring temperatures has wept as she was committed to stand trial for their murders.

Sydney up for AFL fly in, fly out mission

Sydney have been buoyed by rival AFL clubs' recent successes as they prepare for their own hit-and-run mission to South Australia for a clash with Port Adelaide.