News: Sport

'He should be taken away and locked up'

Friday  01:37,   24 november 2017
Wide World of Sports

A Former Australian bowler has taken aim at Gabba curator Kevin Mitchell Jr for the lack of bounce on day one of the Ashes.The few bouncers that were delivered down the wicket barely did any damage with James Vince and Mark Stoneman avoiding the[...]

Chase banned two years over cocaine test

Friday  01:07,   24 november 2017
MSN

Former New Zealand Maori rugby league player Rangi Chase has been banned from the game for two years after testing positive for cocaine in the UK.UK Anti-Doping announced the ban on the 31-year-old Widnes Vikings halfback after benzoylecgonine - a[...]

Cheika escapes ban for coaching box rant

Friday  00:37,   24 november 2017
MSN

Australia coach Michael Cheika has escaped punishment for his outburst against England, but ordered to moderate his coaching box language.Michael Cheika has been ordered to moderate his coaching box language and conduct after escaping punishment for [...]

Milligan sees red as Jets thump Victory

Friday  00:37,   24 november 2017
MSN

Mark Milligan is likely to earn the ire of the A-League's match review panel for his headbutt to Daniel Georgievski's chest in Melbourne Victory's 4-1 loss.Thursday night's combustible 4-1 contest burst the bubble of Victory's[...]

Comment: The Ashes: After the hype, ‘normal’ Test offers excitement in spades

Thursday  20:31,   23 november 2017
Sydney Morning Herald

Thursday dawned with fake news: Bodyline! The Gabbatoir! Scared eyes! Joh for Canberra! But the real Queensland, as opposed to the fictitious one, is only an hour behind the times. When the actual game began, the Gabba wicket behaved as it has year[...]

Australian Open golf 2017: Jason Day stalking leaders after brilliant first round

Thursday  15:26,   23 november 2017
The Age

Former world No.1 Jason Day went on a birdie blitz as Jordan Spieth's wobbly Stonehaven Cup defence threatened to be blown off course by temperamental afternoon winds in the first round of the Australian Open.Former world No.1 Jason Day went on[...]

Waratahs boss slams waiving of salary cap

Thursday  12:25,   23 november 2017
MSN

NSW Waratahs chairman Roger Davis has questioned the merit of Rugby Australia waiving the Super Rugby salary cap.Rugby Australia promised to honour the contracts of the Force players after the Perth-based franchise was axed from Super Rugby for[...]

Kiwis would consider Bennett as coach

Thursday  12:25,   23 november 2017
Sporting News

Previously a New Zealand assistant coach, Wayne Bennett would be considered to lead the Kiwis.David Kidwell's time as coach is widely expected to be over after his team's embarrassing Rugby League World Cup quarter-final exit at the hands of[...]

Beefy says Aussie batsmen worst in 40 years

Thursday  12:22,   23 november 2017
Wide World of Sports

Former England champion allrounder Ian Botham has slammed Australia's batsmen as the worst in 40 years, ahead of the first Test for the Ashes at the Gabba.Former England allrounder Sir Ian Botham has lit the final fuse for an explosive start to[...]

FIFA World Cup 2018: Australia's best and worst case for the group stage draw

Thursday  07:52,   23 november 2017
Sydney Morning Herald

The FIFA World Cup draw for next year's tournament takes place in the early hours of December the 2nd - but what are Australia's dream and nightmare results? Thirty-two teams will be drawn into four pots, which were formerly sorted into one[...]

Starc removes Cook but England new boys hold firm

Thursday  07:51,   23 november 2017
Reuters

<p>Alastair Cook fell cheaply but Mark Stoneman and James Vince showed impressive defiance in their Ashes debuts to steer England to 59 for one at lunch.</p>Alastair Cook fell cheaply but Mark Stoneman and James Vince showed impressive[...]

John Steffensen to race Porsches in 2018

Thursday  07:51,   23 november 2017
MSN

Former Australian sprinting star John Steffensen's need for speed will be quenched next year when he races a Porsche in a Supercars support category. Olympic medallist John Steffensen has traded his running spikes for a Porsche, confirming he[...]

Slater set to retire in 2018

Thursday  04:58,   23 november 2017
Sporting News

<p>Billy Slater is ready to hang up the boots at the end of the 2018 season.</p>Just a year after losing Cooper Cronk, Melbourne are set to lose another favourite son in Billy Slater after the star fullback revealed he is ready to hang up the[...]

Adelaide Oval shows off 'high definition' light and sound display ahead of historic Ashes Test

Thursday  04:58,   23 november 2017
MSN

Hundreds of new LED lights have been installed in a $9 million upgrade of Adelaide Oval, which will spill out from the big screens and dazzle fans and players throughout the stadium. .Lights, sound, action! #AdelaideOval is proud to launch its new[...]

Sydney will be home to two brand new, world-class stadiums

Thursday  04:58,   23 november 2017
Sporting News

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