National Sport

Thu 12 Sep 2019

Eagles star suspended in drug test shock

Eagles star suspended in drug test shock

West Coast Eagles star Willie Rioli is set to be stood down for the MCG clash against Geelong after a shocking drug test ‘irregularity’.

AFL bloodbath continues as coach gone

AFL bloodbath continues as coach gone

The Adelaide Crows’ disastrous season has claimed another victim with coach Don Pyke following captain Taylor Walker in standing down.

Joshua ripped for return fight, Ruiz fatter

Joshua ripped for return fight, Ruiz fatter

Anthony Joshua is looking like he could go more than 12 rounds with a ripped physique, Andy Ruiz looks like he’s good to spend the day at McDonalds.

Cup winner to accept daunting challenge

Cup winner to accept daunting challenge

As expected, the internationals head the Melbourne Cup weights with last year’s winner Cross Counter needing to defy history to go back-to-back.

Manly out to snap NRL finals trend

Manly out to snap NRL finals trend

History is against them but ahead of one of the hardest challenges in the NRL, Manly have received a boost just in time for the finals.

‘Take his Rolex off him’: Legend blows up

‘Take his Rolex off him’: Legend blows up

SAM Burgess’ controversial hair-pull has landed him in some serious hot water — and this Origin legend isn’t having a bar of it.

World reacts to Team USA stunner

World reacts to Team USA stunner

The shocking end of the United States’ 58-game winning streak in major international tournaments with NBA players has rocked basketball.

F1 legend Schumacher ‘conscious’

F1 legend Schumacher ‘conscious’

Formula One legend Michael Schumacher was admitted to hospital in Paris for “secret treatment”, now he’s reportedly “conscious”.

Wed 11 Sep 2019

Siddle slams England’s Smith claims

Siddle slams England’s Smith claims

Peter Siddle has hit back at former England fast bowler Steve Harmison over his attack on Steve Smith, with a reminder of Harmison’s past misdeeds.

Wallabies’ legend demands Foley start

Wallabies’ legend demands Foley start

For the Wallabies it might just be a case of going back to the future at the upcoming Rugby World Cup and backing in Bernard Foley to start in the No.10 jersey.

Wood says hook did her good

Wood says hook did her good

Steph Wood is a star of the Super Netball competition but it didn’t stop the Lightning goal attack from getting benched. And she’s glad it happened.

Tayla Harris statue ‘transcends sport’

Tayla Harris statue ‘transcends sport’

Tayla Harris has been immortalised in bronze and controversy has again erupted, but does she deserve her own statue?

Injury scare for Wallabies camp

Injury scare for Wallabies camp

Australia lock Adam Coleman is staying out of contact training ahead of Rugby World Cup opener as a trio of snubbed players join the team to train in Japan.

Mystic’s journey could take unexpected turn

Mystic’s journey could take unexpected turn

Adam Trinder wants to see how Mystic Journey handles her first Group 1 weight-for-age test in the Makybe Diva Stakes before he fully commits to Cox Plate.

Tue 10 Sep 2019

Aussie track team looks to future with new pups

Aussie track team looks to future with new pups

The world championships represent a changing of the guard for the Australian track and field team with a 16-year-old one of the debutants as we look to Tokyo.

Stokes shoulder alarm to force change

Stokes shoulder alarm to force change

England has named an unchanged squad for the Fifth Test, but the axe is hovering above one star with Ben Stokes’ fitness test set to force changes.

Schumacher’s ‘secret treatment’ revealed

Schumacher’s ‘secret treatment’ revealed

Formula One legend Michael Schumacher has been admitted to hospital in Paris for two days of “secret treatment”, a report claims.

Brutal night of TV after Frawley death

Brutal night of TV after Frawley death

Late AFL great Danny Frawley’s colleagues at Fox Footy fought back tears — and others had to stay off-air — as his tragic passing hit home.

Grafton tips: Trainer puts Victorem on backburner

Grafton tips: Trainer puts Victorem on backburner

Victorem and success in the $1.3 million The Kosciuszko may be the long-range goal for trainer Jenny Graham, but her immediate focus is on Grafton.

Mon 9 Sep 2019

AFL legend in fatal car tragedy

AFL legend in fatal car tragedy

A football legend is dead after he was identified as the man involved in a fatal, one-car crash west of Melbourne on Monday.

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