News: Sport

Thomas outlasts List in play-off to win Honda Classic

Monday  03:08,   26 february 2018
Omnisport

American star Justin Thomas claimed his eighth career title thanks to Sunday's play-off success at PGA National.Reigning PGA Tour Player of the Year Justin Thomas defeated Luke List on the first play-off hole to claim the Honda Classic[...]

Olympiakos coach taken to hospital, match abandoned after crowd trouble

Monday  03:08,   26 february 2018
Reuters

<p>The Greek SuperLeague derby between leaders PAOK Salonika and Olympiakos Piraeus was called off on Sunday after Olympiakos coach Oscar Garcia was hit by a roll of paper thrown from the stands, while violence erupted outside PAOK’s Toumba[...]

Manchester City thrash Arsenal to win League Cup final

Monday  01:51,   26 february 2018
Reuters

<p>Pep Guardiola claimed his maiden English silverware as goals by Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany and David Silva gave his Manchester City side an easy 3-0 victory over Arsenal in the League Cup final on Sunday.</p>The first ever domestic[...]

Lukaku stars as Man Utd move second

Sunday  22:45,   25 february 2018
Sky Sports

Romelu Lukaku scored one and set up another as Manchester United came from behind to beat Chelsea 2-1 at Old Trafford on Super Sunday.Romelu Lukaku scored one and set up another as Manchester United came from behind to beat Chelsea 2-1 at Old[...]

Arnie on derby dominance: 'we're better'

Sunday  22:44,   25 february 2018
MSN

As it stands, Sydney FC must win only their next two games to ensure the Premiers' Plate is theirs for a second successive season. Arnold, the ultimate goal-setter, ticked off target No.1 when his side passed 50 points.Now on 52, the aim is to[...]

Tongan flag bearer Pita Taufatofua does it again, makes shirtless appearance at Olympics closing ceremony

Sunday  22:42,   25 february 2018
USA TODAY SPORTS

At the Winter Olympics closing ceremony, Tongan flag bearer Pita Taufatofua just had to make a shirtless appearance. And he did. Of course he did.Pita Taufatofua, the cross-country skier from Tonga who competed in his first Winter Games, carried his [...]

'The devil comes to get you': Eels did complacent Knights a favour, says Pearce

Sunday  21:35,   25 february 2018
The Age

Mitchell Pearce says Parramatta's big win in trial leaves Knights under no illusions with the start of the season just two weeks away.The Eels flexed their considerable muscle to over-power the Knights and expose some home truths in a lopsided[...]

Johnston to clear Seibold's Inglis headache

Sunday  19:36,   25 february 2018
Sydney Morning Herald

Alex Johnston will be fit for the opening round and prevent Anthony Seibold from making a tricky decision about where to play Greg Inglis in his NRL comeback.Johnston, who has been handed the Rabbitohs' No.1 while Inglis is nursed back into the cut[...]

Robbie Gray in trouble as Eagles edge out Power in JLT Cup

Sunday  17:31,   25 february 2018
WAtoday

Port's star forward could miss the start of the AFL season through suspension after a dangerous bump on West Coast's Jeremy McGovern.GOALS - West Coast: N Vardy 2, E Yeo, J Redden, J Waterman, L Jetta, L Ryan, L Shuey.Port Adelaide: C Dixon[...]

Sonny Bill Williams to make shock Roosters return in 2018

Sunday  15:01,   25 february 2018
Sporting News

"The mail is[...]

Russians sing banned anthem after beating Germany to gold

Sunday  15:00,   25 february 2018
Reuters

<p>Kirill Kaprizov joined his teammates to defy a ban by singing the Russian national anthem during the medal ceremony.</p>The Russians, competing as neutral athletes at Pyeongchang as punishment for a years-long Russian doping scandal, came[...]

Adrian Mierzejewski magic fires Sydney FC to derby glory

Sunday  15:00,   25 february 2018
Sporting News

What a[...]

As Medals Pile Up, Norway Worries: Are We Winning Too Much?

Sunday  14:45,   25 february 2018
The New York Times

After a historic performance at the Olympics, some Norwegians fret that they dominate their favorite sport so much that they are ruining it.Elsewhere, these historic results would yield the kind of street parties where strangers high-five one[...]

Wanderers fans rip flares at Sydney derby

Sunday  14:20,   25 february 2018
MSN

The Wanderers' Red and Black Bloc supporter group lit up two flares in the first 16 minutes at Allianz Stadium on Sunday night.The Wanderers' active supporter group, the Red and Black Bloc (RBB), lit up two flares in the first 16 minutes at[...]

Giants and Crows draw in AFLW thriller

Sunday  13:57,   25 february 2018
MSN

Defending AFLW premiers Adelaide have drawn with Greater Western Sydney in a rain-lashed game at Blacktown in western Sydney. Adelaide have produced a final-quarter fightback to keep their AFLW defence barely alive with a draw against Greater[...]