National Sport

Thu 2 Apr 2020

AFL makes call on three-game Grand Final series

premium_icon AFL makes call on three-game Grand Final series

AFL legends have backed in the innovative move to play a three-game Grand Final series in this unprecedented season.

Olympian-in-waiting trains with Border Collies

premium_icon Olympian-in-waiting trains with Border Collies

Godwin has gone from state-of-the-art training facilities at the Delta Gymnastic Academy to a patio gym with her Border Collies as training partners.

NBL keen to follow up LaMelo interest in ownership

premium_icon NBL keen to follow up LaMelo interest in ownership

Potential No.1 NBA draft pick and former Illawarra Hawks star LaMelo Ball could be the white knight the NBL is seeking

Super Rugby could be on its last legs

premium_icon Super Rugby could be on its last legs

With Rugby Australia and RUPA locked in an ugly stand-off, the future of the game could dramatically change

Shrinking season, cap cuts: A-League turmoil increases

premium_icon Shrinking season, cap cuts: A-League turmoil increases

The growing divide between the A-League clubs and the players threatens to boil over.

Baby dies of COVID-19 in USA as global cases top 900,000

Baby dies of COVID-19 in USA as global cases top 900,000

America has lost its youngest virus victim as the number of infections globally pushes one million. There's been a surge of deaths in the UK and Aussie health workers...

Eddie grilled over ‘smart a***’ blow up

Eddie grilled over ‘smart a***’ blow up

Eddie McGuire has accused a Channel 9 star of scripting questions to make him “look bad” after two heated stoushes in one wild night.

$9m of Queensland talent left in lockout limbo

premium_icon $9m of Queensland talent left in lockout limbo

It’s not just off-contract Brisbane Broncos superstar David Fifita who is wondering what 2021 will bring.

Federer ‘devastated’ by Wimbledon shock

Federer ‘devastated’ by Wimbledon shock

Roger Federer and a shaken Serena Williams have led the despairing reaction to Wimbledon’s first cancellation since World War II.

Wed 1 Apr 2020

How fishing was saved from COVID-19 in NSW

premium_icon How fishing was saved from COVID-19 in NSW

Recreational fishing saved from COVID-19 restrictions after Transport for NSW tried to declare ‘boating and fishing are not considered an essential activity’.

Isolated SuperCoach Pig winning the internet

premium_icon Isolated SuperCoach Pig winning the internet

AFL players have turned to many weird and wonderful things in to cut through the boredom of coronavirus isolation, but one player has taken it next level.

$20m in 10 days: brutal cost for NRL’s off-contract stars

premium_icon $20m in 10 days: brutal cost for NRL’s off-contract stars

NRL’s off-contract superstars will be the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic with the game’s most in-demand player set to lose a whopping $1.25m.

Why 2020 Tour de France will be best ever

Why 2020 Tour de France will be best ever

Michelton-Scott director Matt White believes cycling’ international shutdown will be the catalyst for the greatest Tour de France race in living memory. Here’s why.

Season on hold but Tigers teen remains focused on debut

premium_icon Season on hold but Tigers teen remains focused on debut

A Sunshine Coast teenager should have been in Melbourne with his teammates this week but is instead in his hometown waiting for their campaign to resume.

Who’s got a back yard pool for King Kyle?

premium_icon Who’s got a back yard pool for King Kyle?

Imagine Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers preparing for next year’s Tokyo Games in a back yard pool.

Dogs gone: Schoolgirl sex scandal verdict is in

premium_icon Dogs gone: Schoolgirl sex scandal verdict is in

The NRL have come down hard on Canterbury players Corey Harawira-Naera and Jayden Okunbor for their involvement in the Port Macquarie schoolgirl sex scandal.

Boxer shows men how to hit women during isolation

premium_icon Boxer shows men how to hit women during isolation

Just how laugh out loud is it for a professional boxer to show men how to hit women during isolation? It all depends on how much you like Billy Joe Saunders...

Calls for NRL Grand Final series to be played in a week

Calls for NRL Grand Final series to be played in a week

Rugby league legend Mark Geyer is in favour of a three-game Grand Final series as part of a three-part plan to maximise profits and interest in a shortened season.

A-League cull continues as WSW stand down all staff

premium_icon A-League cull continues as WSW stand down all staff

Players left in contract limbo as Western Sydney Wanderers stand down entire workforce.

NBA legend’s ‘crazy’ $26k Fortnite bill

NBA legend’s ‘crazy’ $26k Fortnite bill

Kendrick Perkins’ credit card was declined when he went to the shops after his kids accumulated a monstrous bill from popular video game Fortnite.

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