News: Sport

Serena Williams says 'heart dropped' at surprise pregnancy

Tuesday  23:31,   27 june 2017
Reuters

Serena Williams was completely taken aback by her pregnancy, taking six home tests before believing she was expecting her first child, the tennis superstar told Vanity Fair magazine. Williams, who poses nude on the cover of the magazine for its[...]

Win or lose Horn can be a star: Roach

Tuesday  23:31,   27 june 2017
MSN

Win or lose, unheralded Australian Jeff Horn has the chance to make a major career move in Sunday's WBO welterweight title fight with Manny Pacquiao.It may not quite have the same impact as the 'Rumble in the Jungle' but legendary trainer[...]

Cricket Australia to offer unpaid contracts to five players in pay dispute

Tuesday  21:21,   27 june 2017
Sydney Morning Herald

Five of the country's elite cricketers will be offered the chance to join an Australia A tour of South Africa next month on unpaid contracts in an extraordinary move by Cricket Australia to save the trip. On another day of drama in cricket's[...]

Why Hazem El Masri could beat current Canterbury Bulldogs side on his own

Tuesday  21:11,   27 june 2017
Sydney Morning Herald

Is Hazem El Masri single-handedly a more potent attacking weapon than the entire 2017 Canterbury squad combined? We're about to find out.Not only is the Bulldogs' sputtering attack the worst in the competition, there's a chance the current squad [...]

Murray pulls out of Wimbledon practice match with sore hip

Tuesday  20:39,   27 june 2017
Reuters

World Number One Andy Murray pulled out of an exhibition match at London's Hurlingham Club on Tuesday with a sore hip, less than a week before the start of Wimbledon. "His hip is a bit sore," said a spokesman for the Scot, who had been due to[...]

Coaches leave NSW Waratahs rugby team

Tuesday  16:56,   27 june 2017
MSN

Two coaches are leaving the NSW Waratahs and head coach Daryl Gibson will take on more responsibility as part of a restructure at the Super Rugby franchise.Gibson will take on the role of specialist defence coach, with incumbent Nathan Grey set to[...]

Vaughan out for a month

Tuesday  15:56,   27 june 2017
Wide World of Sports

St George Illawarra prop Paul Vaughan is set to miss up to a month after suffering a calf strain in their NRL win over Newcastle on Sunday. Paul McGregor has however dodged a bullet, with back-rower Tyson Frizell avoiding serious injury after[...]

Hurricanes storm back to snatch draw with Lions

Tuesday  15:21,   27 june 2017
Radio New Zealand

The Hurricanes launched an extraordinary comeback while British and Irish Lions lock Iain Henderson was in the sinbin to snatch a thrilling 31-31 draw with the tourists on Tuesday.Wes Goosen and Vaea Fifita crossed during the man advantage for the[...]

Knights throw SKD a lifeline

Tuesday  14:47,   27 june 2017
Wide World of Sports

Newcastle have signed former Sydney Roosters centre Shaun Kenny-Dowall in a deal which will allow him to play for the club immediately. Disgraced former Sydney Roosters centre Shaun Kenny-Dowall will face off against his former club next month[...]

Richmond's Bachar Houli out for two weeks for striking, West Coast's Will Schofield next up at AFL tribunal

Tuesday  14:12,   27 june 2017
MSN

Richmond's Bachar Houli has been banned for two weeks by the AFL tribunal for striking Carlton's Jed Lamb.Houli's case was sent directly to the tribunal by the MRP after the incident in the opening quarter of Sunday's match between the[...]

Not ‘young and beautiful’ enough? Felice Herrig opens up after emotional UFC-OKC win

Tuesday  13:27,   27 june 2017
MMAJunkie

Felice Herrig turned pro nearly a decade ago. She's fought for a host of major promotions. But as a 32-year-old, she wonders if some opportunities are now out of reach. On Sunday's UFC Fight Night 112 main card, Herrig (13-6 MMA, 4-1 UFC) picked [...]

West Indian Deandra Dottin wears mask in women's World Cup against Australia

Tuesday  13:26,   27 june 2017
The Age

You may remember West Indies allrounder Deandra Dottin from her sickening collision with teammate Laura Harris while fielding during a Women's Big Bash League match last summer. Dottin fractured her cheekbone having hit Harris as they attempted[...]

Moss joins Sydney FC as assistant coach

Tuesday  13:26,   27 june 2017
MSN

Former Mariners coach Phil Moss will work alongside Steve Corica as Sydney's second assistant coach next A-League season.Moss, who spent three years under Arnold at the Mariners before succeeding him as head coach, will work alongside Steve[...]

Jeff Horn could send Manny Pacquiao into retirement if he produces upset victory

Tuesday  13:02,   27 june 2017
Brisbane Times

Pacquiao's trainer Freddie Roach said he would encourage the Filipino boxing great to hang up the gloves if he struggled against Jeff Horn in their WBO welterweight title fight in Brisbane.Freddie Roach says his champion welterweight Manny[...]

Essendon drugs saga figure Dean Robinson gets job with Sydney Roosters...but with a catch

Tuesday  10:06,   27 june 2017
Sporting News

Sydney Roosters has given a job to former Essendon high-performance boss Dean Robinson - a key figure in the Bombers drug scandal.Sydney Roosters have given a job to former Essendon high-performance boss Dean Robinson - a key figure in the Bombers[...]