National Sport

Thu 21 Feb 2019

Dick to drive new Mustang in showcase race

Dick to drive new Mustang in showcase race

Three of motorsport’s greatest — Dick Johnson, Marcos Ambrose and current champ Scott McLaughlan — will face off in three showdowns at Adelaide Superloop 500.

Inglis on track to make shock early return

Inglis on track to make shock early return

South Sydney skipper Greg Inglis has declared he could make his return to the NRL field as early as next week - but it will be at centre rather than fullback.

‘You’re a liar’: AFL great confronts former Saints coach

‘You’re a liar’: AFL great confronts former Saints coach

AFL great Peter “Spida” Everitt has gunned former coach Grant Thomas in a fiery live radio dispute over a bombshell drugs allegation

Nike roasted over $1b calamity

Nike roasted over $1b calamity

What should have been Nike’s crowing moment quickly shattered into a horrific nightmare as America watched the brand explode — literally.

Star ‘gobsmacked’ by AFLX response

Star ‘gobsmacked’ by AFLX response

AFL star Patrick Dangerfield has been blown away by the ongoing storm surrounding footy’s newest “nonsense” experiment.

Aussies take flexible approach to creating order

Aussies take flexible approach to creating order

After a Test summer searching for batting options, Australia coach Justin Langer now has up to five players vying to partner opener Aaron Finch.

SuperCoach BBL|08 Review: Melbourne Renegades

SuperCoach BBL|08 Review: Melbourne Renegades

The Renegades secured their first Big Bash League title as the Stars suffered a stunning collapse, but what was their season like from a SuperCoach perspective?

New Matildas coach: of course we can win the World Cup

New Matildas coach: of course we can win the World Cup

New Matildas coach Ante Milicic says his lack of exposure to the team and women's football could be just the thing the team needs

Vacant spots, new combos: Burning questions for NRL trials

Vacant spots, new combos: Burning questions for NRL trials

The NRL pre-season really ramps up this weekend with seven trials to be played. We take a look at some of the burning questions ahead of the games.

Sandor Earl's five-year comeback complete

Sandor Earl's five-year comeback complete

Six years ago Sandor Earl ran onto Geelong's Kardinia Park to compete in an NRL trial game. On Friday night he returns, a different man and in different colours

Federer makes surprise decision

Federer makes surprise decision

Roger Federer has taken the tennis world by surprise with a revelation that sees him abandoning a plan that’s served him so well.

All Star Mile final field revealed

All Star Mile final field revealed

The top 10 nominees to take their place in the All Star Mile, determined by public vote, have been announced by Racing Victoria. Who made the cut?

UFC super fight scrapped after legend’s shock call

UFC super fight scrapped after legend’s shock call

One of the greatest fighters in MMA history has made a call on his UFC future — and it’s a hammer blow to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s super-fight proposal.

White slaps down tantalising Conor claim

White slaps down tantalising Conor claim

UFC boss Dana White has poured cold water on a blockbuster Conor McGregor rumour that had fight fans licking their lips

‘Shatters me’: legend on AFL drug rumour

‘Shatters me’: legend on AFL drug rumour

Footy legend Garry Lyon says a bombshell rumour of 16 AFL players using an “appalling” loophole to escape drugs testing leaves him flat

Wed 20 Feb 2019

Rugby league player jailed for assault

Rugby league player jailed for assault

A once promising NRL youngster has had his dreams dashed after being convicted of an attack in NSW on Christmas Day last year.

Filthy Aussies beaten by cheating rivals

Filthy Aussies beaten by cheating rivals

A handshake drama erupted after two Aussie tennis stars ripped their rivals for a terrible lack of sportsmanship

Cricket umpire brutally assaulted in ‘darkest hour’

Cricket umpire brutally assaulted in ‘darkest hour’

New Zealand cricket has been rocked by allegations an umpire was assaulted in a scene of “absolute thuggery” that police are still investigating.

Ben Cousins fined for possessing meth

Ben Cousins fined for possessing meth

Fallen AFL champion Ben Cousins has been fined $1750 for possessing meth when arrested last year and could stand trial over alleged family violence offences

Attacks on All Blacks great Julian Savea keep coming

Attacks on All Blacks great Julian Savea keep coming

The storm erupting over All Blacks legend Julian Savea has taken a nasty turn as his biggest hater — his boss — doubles down

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