News: Sport

'This is a pretty shallow money grab': Sam Newman slams Aboriginal footy players over shock new breakaway plans

Friday  23:54,   25 may 2018

Sam Newman's comments come after news surfaced that a number of Australian Indigenous ex-AFL players wanted to break away from the current structure and form a separate group. 'This on the surface of it looks like a pretty clumsy attempt to[...]

Pies launch second-half blitz to down Dogs

Friday  23:01,   25 may 2018

<p>The Western Bulldogs jumped out to an early lead, but Collingwood <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> fought back to score a[...]

Rebels earn bonus point win over Sunwolves

Friday  15:53,   25 may 2018

<p>Melbourne have secured 40-13 bonus-point win over the Sunwolves to stay in touch with the Waratahs, who lead the Australian Super Rugby conference.</p>The bonus point victory at AAMI Park meant the Rebels are just one point behind the[...]

'Shallow attempt to go for a money grab'

Friday  15:52,   25 may 2018

Former AFL great Sam Newman has slammed former Indigenous players for attempting to move away from the current AFL Players’ Association. Newman’s comments came following the news that a group of Indigenous ex-players is attempting to break away[...]

Raiders defeat Manly in NRL thriller

Friday  14:56,   25 may 2018

<p>Canberra <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> stolen a stunning victory from Manly, with a last-gasp Aidan Sezer field goal[...]

Dockers hopeful Fyfe won't need surgery

Friday  14:56,   25 may 2018

Dockers skipper Nat Fyfe is the current Brownlow Medal favourite, but it remains to be seen whether he can carry his knee injury through the entire AFL season.Fyfe is battling a tendon issue that has left his knee feeling sore on several occasions[...]

Comment: Is Folau ready to turn up the heat on Weber?

Friday  14:30,   25 may 2018

It’s hardly Conor McGregor versus Floyd Mayweather, and thank goodness for that. There’s been no incessant jibber-jabber. No suffocating, tacky hype. No disingenuous, inane chest thumping geared solely to selling more pay-per-view subscriptions.[...]

Tomic wins through to French Open

Friday  14:10,   25 may 2018

Bernard Tomic will play at the French Open after a tough two-set win in his final qualifying match against Portugal's Goncalo Oliveira.Tomic battled back from a service break down deep in the first set to beat Portugal's Goncalo Oliveira 7-6[...]

Verstappen ready to take a gamble in Monaco

Friday  12:11,   25 may 2018

<p>Monaco's famed casino holds no attractions for Max Verstappen but the 20-year-old Dutchman is much more willing to take a high-speed gamble on the unforgiving streets of the Mediterranean principality.</p>Red Bull have been dominant in[...]

Cricket Australia rejig executive team

Friday  12:05,   25 may 2018

Kevin Roberts, who upset players with his approach to last year's pay dispute, has been promoted by Cricket Australia to the role of chief operating officer. Cricket Australia's lead negotiator in last year's pay scrap has been promoted to the [...]

The family tragedy that sparked a Wallaby's unravelling

Friday  12:05,   25 may 2018

A terminal cancer diagnosis in the family was the trigger for James Slipper's fall from grace.Like so many stories of sports-stars-in-disgrace, James Slipper was falling well before he or anyone around him knew something was[...]

Dusty tipped to rise from slump, Tigers to miss Grimes

Friday  11:07,   25 may 2018

In 2018, or at least for the past two games, Martin's lofty output has dropped according to some, one of those being his coach Damien Hardwick.In 2018, or at least for the past two games, his lofty output has dropped according to some, one of[...]

Cummins describes 'sick' feeling over tampering saga

Friday  11:07,   25 may 2018

Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins has described the heartbreaking moment he realised his teammates had been caught ball tampering. Cummins was on the field during the Cape Town test and described the terrible feeling he experienced once the[...]

Daniel Ricciardo sets new lap record at Monaco F1 Grand Prix

Friday  10:25,   25 may 2018

<p>"I think on Saturday we will go even quicker again."</p>The 28-year-old Australian set track records in both sessions, first with a one minute 12.126 lap before lunch and then by obliterating that mark in the afternoon with a[...]

Cheating scandal engulfs F1

Friday  08:31,   25 may 2018

Sport's governing body forced to step in with allegations of illegalities surrounding Ferrari's power system.While there is no firm evidence at this stage that Ferrari has broken the rules, speculation is mounting the Italian team has found[...]