National Sport

Tue 23 Jul 2019

Hail Mary: Dragons set to punt on injured star

Hail Mary: Dragons set to punt on injured star

Dragons skipper Gareth Widdop is firming for a return against the Rabbitohs in Round 19, which will force a backline reshuffle in Paul McGregor’s side.

Warne’s shock Aussie Ashes snub

Warne’s shock Aussie Ashes snub

Australian cricket legend Shane Warne has named his squad for the upcoming Ashes series, but one batsmen couldn’t earn a spot.

How Le Tour deals with graffiti penises

How Le Tour deals with graffiti penises

Meet the two men with the strangest job at the Tour de France — their task is to travel the course of the Tour converting NSFW graffiti into works of art.

China hits back at Mack Horton

China hits back at Mack Horton

Swimming Australia and Chinese media have reacted to Mack Horton’s controversial protest as one influential figure accused him of going too far.

Ronaldo cleared of rape charges

Ronaldo cleared of rape charges

Cristiano Ronaldo has been cleared of rape charges relating to a 2009 incident in Las Vegas as ‘claims can’t be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.’

Explosive $18m claim rocks Ricciardo

Explosive $18m claim rocks Ricciardo

News of a bitter personal dispute between Daniel Ricciardo and his former advisor has emerged amid reports of an $18 million lawsuit.

Aussie upstages Sun Yang, joins Thorpe

Aussie upstages Sun Yang, joins Thorpe

A 21-year-old Aussie star came from nowhere to outshine controversial Chinese swimmer Sun Yang and put the world on notice.

Fresh twist as swimming slaps Horton

Fresh twist as swimming slaps Horton

Mack Horton will be officially warned by swimming’s governing body, who denounced the Aussie star’s protest against Sun Yang.

Mon 22 Jul 2019

Black day for Aussie netball as era ends

Black day for Aussie netball as era ends

New Zealand denied Australia a fourth consecutive world netball championship in thrilling fashion with a one-goal win in Liverpool.

Aussie teen sensation shocks the world

Aussie teen sensation shocks the world

Few things are as certain as US swimming superstar Katie Ledecky winning every 400m race she starts — until now.

Sat 20 Jul 2019

Jake Friend injured as Roosters thump Newcastle

Jake Friend injured as Roosters thump Newcastle

Sydney Roosters hooker Jake Friend has suffered a suspected forearm injury in his side's 48-10 NRL thumping of Newcastle at the SCG on Saturday

Carlton's surge under caretaker continues with win over Suns

Carlton's surge under caretaker continues with win over Suns

Cellar-dwelling Gold Coast's AFL woes have continued with a 24-point loss to fellow strugglers Carlton at Marvel Stadium on Saturday

Tigers close in on top four after fourth win in a row

Tigers close in on top four after fourth win in a row

Richmond have climbed to outright fifth on the AFL ladder with a comprehensive 38-point victory over Port Adelaide at the MCG on Saturday

Shinn signs off in style as Haut rocks Sir Elton

Shinn signs off in style as Haut rocks Sir Elton

Haut Brion Her enhanced her reputation by ending Sir Elton’s unbeaten run and giving champion jockey Blake Shinn a farewell Sydney winner at Royal Randwick

Golden boy? Freedmans unearth Excellent talent

Golden boy? Freedmans unearth Excellent talent

Golden Rose prospect Excellent Proposal maintained his unbeaten record while luck again deserted easing favourite Mandela at Royal Randwick

Penrith's Viliame Kikau and Sharks' Andrew Fifita charged

Penrith's Viliame Kikau and Sharks' Andrew Fifita charged

Penrith's Viliame Kikau and Cronulla's Andrew Fifita both face a one-match suspensions after being cited for shoulder charges following Friday night's NRL games

Last-minute guide to Netball World Cup semis

Last-minute guide to Netball World Cup semis

Netball’s showpiece tournament reaches a thrilling finale this weekend. Here’s everything you need to know about the final four

Johnson the Sharks' silver lining in loss to rising Warriors

Johnson the Sharks' silver lining in loss to rising Warriors

Shaun Johnson's homecoming left him gutted as New Zealand's Warriors pipped his Sharks, but he's confident he can revive the Sydney club's fortunes

Tomic receives savage Wimbledon letter

Tomic receives savage Wimbledon letter

Bernard Tomic’s objection to losing his entire prize purse for a listless performance has been met with the unholiest of slaps from tennis officials

Hot Panthers rejoice in rookies after seventh straight win

Hot Panthers rejoice in rookies after seventh straight win

Penrith has extended its winning streak to seven and rookies Brian To'o, Brent Naden and Mitch Kenny have just one loss between them so far this NRL season

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