National Sport

Mon 30 Mar 2020

Sporting legends’ ‘awesome’ virus gesture

Sporting legends’ ‘awesome’ virus gesture

University students across the world have been greatly affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, but two sporting icons have provided some much-needed motivation.

Top physio: NRL’s worst trainers will be exposed in isolation

Top physio: NRL’s worst trainers will be exposed in...

A leading physiotherapist believes the self-isolation period will separate the good trainers from the bad ones by the time rugby league returns.

Rugby in crisis over ‘alarming’ $9.4m disaster

Rugby in crisis over ‘alarming’ $9.4m disaster

Rugby Australia has been left staring into the abyss by a stunning financial report that has triggered dramatic cost-cutting moves.

Racing industry gets creative under new COVID-19 rules

premium_icon Racing industry gets creative under new COVID-19 rules

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, racing was dealt tough new restrictions which left stakeholders scrambling for a solution.

NRL’s $40m survival package revealed

premium_icon NRL’s $40m survival package revealed

ARL Commission boss Peter V’landys has announced the emergency funding aimed at guaranteeing the competition’s survival.

Millman: ‘We won’t get back on court until 2021’

premium_icon Millman: ‘We won’t get back on court until 2021’

Aussie tennis ace John Millman fears the global nature of his sport will leave it almost impossible for the respective men’s and women’s tours to reset again in...

Cricket icon reveals ‘roommate from hell’

Cricket icon reveals ‘roommate from hell’

Cricket commentator Kerry O’Keeffe has gone into stunning detail over a former teammate’s devilish antics during tours.

Robinson: Coronavirus crisis a double blow for rising Bombers

premium_icon Robinson: Coronavirus crisis a double blow for rising...

Just when Essendon was getting its head above water after the drugs ban debacle, it’s now counting the human cost of yet another crisis.

Storm v Rabbitohs: Feud erupts over Smith barb

premium_icon Storm v Rabbitohs: Feud erupts over Smith barb

Thought no footy meant no fighting? Think again. Melbourne have launched a scathing attack on departing South Sydney boss Shane Richardson with a two-word message.

Gymnastics star athlete makes wild porn move

Gymnastics star athlete makes wild porn move

A former athlete of the year has revealed the extraordinary betrayal from those closest to her that pushed her into a career in porn.

DCE leads fiery showdown with NRL heavyweights

premium_icon DCE leads fiery showdown with NRL heavyweights

Demanding to know where the missing million have gone, Manly’s skipper led a marathon two-and-a-half hour meeting between senior players and league bosses.

‘We can’t afford for the horse’s sake to shut the doors’

premium_icon ‘We can’t afford for the horse’s sake to shut the doors’

There are 4000 or more thoroughbreds who will still need to be fed, says Australian Trainers’ Association president Robbie Griffiths.

NRL coaches snubbed from historic meeting

premium_icon NRL coaches snubbed from historic meeting

Why are rugby league’s most influential men not given a voice at one of the most important meetings in the game’s history?

Why V’Landys is ‘hellbent’ on July 1 return

premium_icon Why V’Landys is ‘hellbent’ on July 1 return

Ahead of one of the most important days in rugby league’s history, Peter V’landys remains determined as ever to get the NRL premiership back up and running.

Sun 29 Mar 2020

COVID chaos causes cricket contract backflip

premium_icon COVID chaos causes cricket contract backflip

The dreaded impact of the Coronavirus could finally be hitting cricket, with Cricket Australia set to make an extraordinary delay

Swimming’s radical plan to fix Olympic nightmare

premium_icon Swimming’s radical plan to fix Olympic nightmare

The delayed Tokyo Olympics is causing a schedule hell for sporting administrators around the world

Revealed: NRL eyes return of one referee

premium_icon Revealed: NRL eyes return of one referee

Rugby league will need to slash costs in all areas, and one money-saving exercise could see the game revert to the good old days writes PHIL ROTHFIELD.

It’s over: Smith free to captain Australia again

premium_icon It’s over: Smith free to captain Australia again

Steve Smith can officially be considered for the office again - signalling an end, of sorts, to the sandpaper saga.

What Channel 9 needs to do to cure NRL coronavirus Blues

premium_icon What Channel 9 needs to do to cure NRL coronavirus Blues

Oh for the a replay of the Broncos glory days when Alfie was the little maestro.

Aussies caught in wild Tokyo Olympics conspiracy

premium_icon Aussies caught in wild Tokyo Olympics conspiracy

A 2000 Sydney Olympics gold medallist says she knows the real reason the Tokyo Games were postponed.

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