National Sport

Wed 13 Nov 2019

Lyon aiming to put end to horror record

Lyon aiming to put end to horror record

Australian spinner Nathan Lyon’s Test record against Pakistan is his worst against any nation, but he’s looking to conquer his final hurdle this summer.

Dogs lock away key forward on new deal

Dogs lock away key forward on new deal

The Western Bulldogs are backing in their emerging forward line, following up a trade for Josh Bruce by re-signing promising goalkicker Josh Schache.

Graff firms for hometown win in $1m dash

Graff firms for hometown win in $1m dash

Graff has retained favouritism for the inaugural $1m The Hunter after the barrier draw, but it was not all good news for Kris Lees’ team.

Fifita pays up for freedom

Fifita pays up for freedom

Broncos forward David Fifita was forced to pay three times the normal sum to secure his freedom from a Bali jail cell this week.

Hall loses cool at Gallen’s ‘bulls***’

Hall loses cool at Gallen’s ‘bulls***’

Paul Gallen pushed Barry Hall’s buttons as they came face-to-face in Melbourne to promote their highly-anticipated heavyweight fight.

St Roger returns, ‘absurd’ Djoker stunned

St Roger returns, ‘absurd’ Djoker stunned

Roger Federer cut a hallowed figure as he bounced back spectacularly in the ATP Tour Finals before Novak Djokovic was stunned.

Tactical blunder fed All Blacks to Poms

Tactical blunder fed All Blacks to Poms

Former New Zealand coach Wayne Smith has exposed the tactical “stuff up” that set the All Blacks up for failure before their Rugby World Cup elimination.

Tue 12 Nov 2019

Schumacher wife accused of cover up

Schumacher wife accused of cover up

Michael Schumacher’s manager has made the stunning declaration the legendary driver’s wife fears the truth being exposed.

‘Dismayed’ Smith storms off SCG

‘Dismayed’ Smith storms off SCG

Aussie star Steve Smith was “mystified” and let the world know about it after he was controversially dismissed in the Sheffield Shield.

The Rock responds to foul-mouthed taunts

The Rock responds to foul-mouthed taunts

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has responded to UFC star Nate Diaz’s expletive-laden slurs towards the Hollywood icon after a fight gone wrong.

‘As close to murder as you can get’

‘As close to murder as you can get’

The Supreme Court Justice overseeing a stabbing case allegedly involving NRL star Manase Fainu has revealed just how serious the incident is.

$1 million AFL draft powerplay outwits rivals

$1 million AFL draft powerplay outwits rivals

AFL star Jack Martin’s rich contract demands have allowed Carlton to outflank rival Victorian suitors to snare the prized recruit.

Rafa slams journo’s ‘bulls***’ question

Rafa slams journo’s ‘bulls***’ question

Rafael Nadal has blasted a reporter’s “bulls***” question about his wife after he stepped off the court following a shock loss in London.

Simmons trade talk stirs the pot

Simmons trade talk stirs the pot

It hasn’t taken long this season for some in the NBA world to turn on Ben Simmons and urge the 76ers to get rid of the Aussie star.

Mon 11 Nov 2019

Brutal Aussie rejection sparks T20 insanity

Brutal Aussie rejection sparks T20 insanity

Indian quick Deepak Chahar was once told to give the game away by an Aussie legend but the rising star has had the last laugh.

Michael Zerafa breaks silence after Dwight Ritchie tragedy

Michael Zerafa breaks silence after Dwight Ritchie tragedy

Boxing champion Michael Zerafa has broken his silence after Dwight Ritchie died in a horror training accident that rocked the boxing world.

Broncos star walks free from Bali prison

Broncos star walks free from Bali prison

Brisbane Broncos star David Fifita has walked free from his three-day Bali prison nightmare and will shortly board a flight home.

Eddie Jones wants to coach NRL club

Eddie Jones wants to coach NRL club

Rugby World Cup coaching guru Eddie Jones wants to return to coach in Australia. But in a stunning twist, it’s not the Wallabies job he wants.

Tigers stall on big-money move

Tigers stall on big-money move

Latrell Mitchell’s contract limbo could be back at square one after a report his leading suitor has also backtracked from a mega-contract offer.

New tactics to get best out of Haky

New tactics to get best out of Haky

A change of tactics and a gear adjustment will give quirky import Haky a chance of salvaging something from his spring campaign in Saturday’s Sandown Cup.

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