News: Sport

Adrian Mierzejewski, Sydney FC's star performer and promoter

Sunday  10:21,   25 february 2018
Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney FC have had plenty of big names but few big characters since Alessandro Del Piero left. Until Adrian Mierzejewski arrived.It was a midweek summer morning at Balmoral Beach, where the players were undergoing a recovery session after their[...]

Most Olympians will never get rich, and that's OK with them

Sunday  10:20,   25 february 2018
Associated Press

You see them everywhere after the Olympics, the beaming faces and chiseled physiques of superstar athletes on everything from cereal boxes to athletic shoe ads. Here is what you don't see: The countless other Olympians who will never get a lucrative [...]

Cronk: We played Roosters football

Sunday  08:26,   25 february 2018
Sporting News

<p>He played 323 games over 14 seasons for Melbourne, but prize recruit Cooper Cronk sounded every bit a Sydney Rooster after his first appearance for the Tricolours.</p>He played 323 games over 14 seasons for Melbourne, but prize recruit[...]

Shaun Marsh leads Australians to warm-up win

Sunday  04:50,   25 february 2018
AFP

Shaun Marsh guided the touring Australians to a five-wicket win over South Africa A at Willowmoore Park on Saturday. Marsh made 39 not out as the tourists chased down a target of 140 in 29.3 overs, winning with 5.3 overs to spare.Of concern for the[...]

Gibson praises Waratahs after win but won't take Sekope Kepu to Argentina

Sunday  04:50,   25 february 2018
Sydney Morning Herald

The Waratahs worked hard for their win against the Stormers and Daryl Gibson was quick to heap praise on his players who had a tough year in 2017.Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson has praised his players for showing excellent character in their[...]

Winter Olympics: Australia's men's bobsleigh team record fastest run on day 15 in Pyeongchang

Saturday  23:27,   24 february 2018
ABC News

A team-best run in the men's bobsleigh and a pair of gutsy efforts in the men's cross-country ski headlined Australia's penultimate day at the Winter Olympics — see how the Aussies fared on day 15.Australia's four-man bobsleigh[...]

Salah takes Liverpool to second, West Brom cut adrift

Saturday  23:27,   24 february 2018
AFP

Jurgen Klopp described a near perfect Liverpool performance as a "joy to watch" as Mohamed Salah scored for the sixth straight game in a 4-1 thrashing of West Ham.Klopp's men moved up into second in the Premier League by edging a point[...]

Bulls upset Hurricanes with late try

Saturday  23:27,   24 february 2018
MSN

The Bulls have provided South African rugby with an early-season Super Rugby fillip by stunning the Hurricanes 21-19 in Pretoria.The hosts provided an early-season fillip for new coach John Mitchell and for South African rugby with a bright[...]

Games of our life needed in Russia: Ryan

Saturday  23:26,   24 february 2018
MSN

Australia goalkeeper Mat Ryan says the Socceroos will need to play the biggest three games of their lives to advance at the World Cup in Russia. Socceroos goalkeeper Mat Ryan says Australia will need to play the three games of their lives to[...]

2 U.S.A. Swimming Officials Resign Amid Accusations of Ignored Abuse

Saturday  20:55,   24 february 2018
The New York Times

Susan Woessner, the organization’s Safe Sport senior director, and Pat Hogan, a managing director, announced their departures on Thursday.The officials, Susan Woessner — the organization’s Safe Sport senior director — and Pat Hogan, its club[...]

Canada’s Aussie-born bobsledder misses one thing about home

Saturday  20:55,   24 february 2018
9News.com.au

Christopher Spring is turning heads at the Winter Olympics – and not just for his record-quick heats. Christopher Spring hails from Darwin.Growing up on the Sunshine Coast, he was a “proud Australian” competing at the Vancouver Olympics in 2010.Soon [...]

Team USA curling team members given the wrong gold medals at Olympics medal ceremony

Saturday  19:26,   24 february 2018
USA TODAY SPORTS

After the U.S. curling team won the Olympics gold medal in surprise fashion over Sweden on Saturday, some team members were awarded the wrong medals.And then they were given the wrong medals at the medal[...]

Butland still the best for Lambert despite Leicester blunder

Saturday  17:40,   24 february 2018
AFP

Stoke City boss Paul Lambert hailed Jack Butland as the "best goalkeeper in Britain" despite an own goal from the England international that cost his side a potential victory as they drew 1-1 draw at Leicester on Saturday. Stoke took the[...]

'He's like a prostitute': Frankie Edgar camp comes out swinging after Conor McGregor claims

Saturday  17:11,   24 february 2018
International Business Times

Conor McGregor claims he offered to step in and fight Frankie Edgar at UFC 222, suggestions which are strongly denied by the latter's camp.McGregor, who has not fought in the Octagon since November 2016, wrote on Instagram on Thursday [22[...]

Squirrel runs onto Olympic course, narrowly avoids snowboarder

Saturday  16:11,   24 february 2018
For The Win

You wouldn't expect to see a squirrel at a snowboarding[...]