News: Sport

Cronk won't ruin Melbourne legacy with Sydney switch - Slater

Tuesday  01:24,   24 october 2017
Sporting News

Melbourne Storm icon Billy Slater has backed former team-mate Cooper Cronk to carry on playing, even if he does leave for NRL rivals.Cronk brought 13 glittering years with the Storm to an end in fitting fashion, winning his fourth Grand Final as[...]

Ronaldo beats Messi to FIFA award

Tuesday  01:23,   24 october 2017
Sky Sports

Cristiano Ronaldo has been named Best FIFA Men's Player ahead of Lionel Messi for the second successive year. Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo was presented with the 2017 award by Diego Maradona and former Brazil striker Ronaldo at the[...]

Hayne can rediscover glory days: Titans

Tuesday  01:23,   24 october 2017
MSN

Rookie Gold Coast coach Garth Brennan is convinced Jarryd Hayne's best football is ahead of him and is determined to prove it.Brennan defended NSW centre Hayne's quiet 2017 at the Gold Coast, saying it was unfair to blame the ex-NFL player for[...]

Tomic sent packing in Vienna opener

Tuesday  00:30,   24 october 2017
MSN

Bernard Tomic tried a few things, including an underarm serve, in his first round loss in Vienna, but none of it really worked against Pierre-Hugues Herbert.The French world No.83 and Tomic played a match that never really hit any great heights[...]

Rome police probe anti-semitic Anne Frank stickers

Tuesday  00:28,   24 october 2017
AFP

Rome police on Monday launched an investigation into reports that Lazio fans posted stickers of Anne Frank in a jersey of rivals Roma alongside anti-semitic slogans during Sunday's Serie A game at the Stadio Olimpico. The photos and stickers --[...]

Jeff Horn rival Gary Corcoran says Aussie did enough to beat Manny Pacquiao

Monday  23:46,   23 october 2017
ABC News

<p>Even Jeff Horn's next opponent — hard-hitting Briton Gary Corcoran — says the Australian boxer did enough to beat Filipino great Manny Pacquiao and claim the WBO welterweight belt.</p>But Corcoran has vowed to upset Horn's plans for a[...]

Hamilton: Vettel blew his lead

Monday  21:20,   23 october 2017
Sky Sports

Lewis Hamilton says Sebastian Vettel blew his early lead of the United States GP by overcooking his tyres. Hamilton also revealed he was "surprised" Vettel did not fight him harder when he overtook the Ferrari to retake the lead on lap six.A[...]

Everton sack manager Koeman

Monday  21:20,   23 october 2017
Reuters

Everton <g class="gr_ gr_3 gr-alert gr_gramm gr_inline_cards gr_run_anim Grammar multiReplace" data-gr-id="3" id="3">have</g> sacked manager Ronald Koeman after they dropped into the relegation zone following[...]

Klemmer on alert for fired up Graham

Monday  17:36,   23 october 2017
MSN

David Klemmer and Aaron Woods will face off against James Graham on Friday for the first time since Woods replaced Graham at Canterbury.Kangaroos firebrand David Klemmer admits he'll be on high alert for fired-up ex-teammate James Graham in Friday's [...]

Bolt determined to pursue football dream

Monday  16:51,   23 october 2017
AFP

Retired sprint king Usain Bolt has vowed to pursue his dream of playing professional football but admits he will not "embarrass" himself if his goal is out of reach. The Jamaican track and field superstar, who retired from athletics after[...]

David Kidwell's telling reaction to Jason Taumalolo question

Monday  15:59,   23 october 2017
Sporting News

Jason Taumalolo’s late decision to represent Tonga rather than New Zealand clearly still irks Kiwis coach David Kidwell. Taumalolo left his announcement until the eve of the Kiwis squad being made public, leaving Kidwell to scramble to find[...]

Melbourne Victory's Besart Berisha to face disciplinary hearing over incident with match official

Monday  13:41,   23 october 2017
ABC News

Melbourne Victory striker Besart Berisha is in trouble again, after an incident where he pushed the fourth official in a game against Adelaide United. Melbourne Victory striker Besart Berisha will appear before the FFA's disciplinary committee[...]

Hamilton takes Bolt for a spin

Monday  13:20,   23 october 2017
Sky Sports

Lewis Hamilton driving Usain Bolt around the track was just one of the pre-race activities at the United States GP.As part of the glitz and glamour ahead of Liberty Media's first stateside race, the 2017 championship leader took the now-retired[...]

Meninga faces tough No.6 call: Gillett

Monday  13:05,   23 october 2017
MSN

Michael Morgan, Cameron Munster and James Maloney are all vying for the No.6 jumper in Australia's World Cup opener against England on Friday. A settled England line-up threatens to be Australia's biggest obstacle in Friday's Rugby League[...]

Jets Vargas has surgery after horror break

Monday  10:08,   23 october 2017
MSN

Newcastle striker Ronald Vargas is recovering after surgery on the horrific ankle injury he suffered against Brisbane on Sunday. Newcastle Jets striker Ronald Vargas has undergone surgery in Brisbane on the horror injury he suffered in Sunday's[...]