National Sport

Wed 13 Nov 2019

Armstrong lawyer joins fight to end Sun’s career

premium_icon Armstrong lawyer joins fight to end Sun’s career

The man who helped bring down sport’s most infamous cheat has joined the fight against Sun Yang as WADA looks to hit the swimmer with a career-ending ban.

Paralympics legend Kieran Modra killed in crash

premium_icon Paralympics legend Kieran Modra killed in crash

One of South Australia’s greatest athletes, five-time Paralympics gold medallist Kieran Modra, has been killed in a cycling accident north of Adelaide.

‘I can see the fear in him’: Gallen’s stinging Hall sledge

premium_icon ‘I can see the fear in him’: Gallen’s stinging Hall sledge

The war of words between Gallen and Hall has continued ahead of their highly anticipated fight, with the pair squaring off in a fiery press conference.

New twist in Fifita Bali cash claims

premium_icon New twist in Fifita Bali cash claims

Troubled NRL star David Fifita’s hefty charges to get bail have been deemed a “semi-charity” job by his Indonesian lawyers.

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.

Vics tyro announces himself with stunning debut knock

premium_icon Vics tyro announces himself with stunning debut knock

Still just 17-years-old, Victoria’s Jake Fraser-McGurk struck a thrilling half century on Sheffield Shield debut at the MCG to serve notice of his talent.

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.

Cats circle Tomahawk replacement

premium_icon Cats circle Tomahawk replacement

Tom Hawkins has lbeen the mainstay of Geelong’s front half for a decade but with the goalkicker turning 32 next season, the Cats are planning for the future.

Internal war set to erupt over contract debacle

premium_icon Internal war set to erupt over contract debacle

While Todd Greenberg refused to blame players for the latest contract fiasco, the NRL boss revealed the RLPA had rejected talks to reform the current model.

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.

Foran injury blow spells disaster for Dogs

premium_icon Foran injury blow spells disaster for Dogs

Kieran Foran’s shoulder injury is much worse than first thought and it has left the Bulldogs reeling and set for a fight with the NRL over salary cap relief.

It’s alive! Bright signs for MCG Test

premium_icon It’s alive! Bright signs for MCG Test

Fans expecting a docile MCG wicket on Boxing Day might want to think again as the opening day of Victoria’s Shield clash served up a tantalising prospect.

‘Absolutely crap’: Champ goes nuclear

‘Absolutely crap’: Champ goes nuclear

Former heavyweight champion Lucas Browne has unloaded in a fiery, expletive-laden tirade over his place on the Hall-Gallen card.

Late to training? That’ll cost you $40,000...

Late to training? That’ll cost you $40,000...

Late to training? Hiding an injury? That’ll cost you big time if you’re playing under Frank Lampard at Premier League powerhouse Chelsea – with details of his fine...

Aussie coach caught up in ‘stiffygate’

Aussie coach caught up in ‘stiffygate’

Gold medal-winning cyclist turned world-leading coach Shane Sutton stormed out of a tribunal when his erectile dysfunction was raised.

Aussie first Test XI: every selection dilemma answered

premium_icon Aussie first Test XI: every selection dilemma answered

Our cricket writers explain their picks for the Gabba. Tell them why they’re wrong (or right if you like) and select your own XI.

Hatchet buried but Queensland want future Magic

premium_icon Hatchet buried but Queensland want future Magic

Todd Greenberg and Queensland government minister Kate Jones couldn’t agree on the hosting rights of the NRL grand final.

‘Unlikely’: Aussie saviour shuts down Test return

‘Unlikely’: Aussie saviour shuts down Test return

He was the only Australian player to fire a shot against Pakistan in the key warm-up fixture, but forgotten man Cameron Bancroft reckons he’s no chance of a Test...

Community groups label surf ranch a green wipe out

premium_icon Community groups label surf ranch a green wipe out

Community groups have labelled the Coolum surf ranch proposal an environmental wipe-out that will threaten vulnerable flood plain communities.

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