News: Sport

Kung-fu Highlander handed six week ban

Friday  08:31,   25 may 2018
smh.com.au

The Highlanders player who put an astonishing fly kick on NSW winger Cam Clark has been handed a long ban for his Kung-fu anticsTevita Nabura pleaded guilty to kicking Clark during the Waratahs' 41-12 win at Allianz Stadium last[...]

Nicolás Kicker Becomes Highest-Ranked Player Convicted of Match-Fixing

Friday  08:01,   25 may 2018
nytimes

Kicker, ranked No. 84, was found guilty of fixing the outcomes of matches in 2015. His penalty has not yet been determined.His penalty has not yet been determined, but he will be prohibited from entering sanctioned tennis tournaments while awaiting[...]

Tiger proposes radical change

Friday  06:31,   25 may 2018
wwos.ninemsn.com.au

Former world number one makes shock call to put an end to a tradition dating back centuries.At present golf’s biggest tour requires players to wear long pants, but Woods has used a sponsor appearance to call for[...]

'Sexist' remarks caught on film during UFC photoshoot

Friday  06:30,   25 may 2018
wwos.ninemsn.com.au

A UFC photographer's behaviour was branded as 'horribly inappropriate' following a photo shoot with Tatiana Suarez.In a clip uploaded to twitter, the American fighter can be seen posing for the camera before she is asked by the[...]

Trump slams Serena's non-seeding

Friday  06:30,   25 may 2018
wwos.ninemsn.com.au

The controversy over the non-seeding of Serena Williams at the French Open has even attracted the attention of Ivanka Trump.Williams was World No.1 before leaving the tour last year to have a baby but the 23-times grand slam champion enters Roland[...]

Serena Williams French Open seed decision triggers calls for change within the sport

Friday  06:05,   25 may 2018
abc.net.au

The French Open's decision not to give former world number one Serena Williams a seeding upon her return from having a baby has sparked anger around the world. When Williams took time off to have a baby she was number one, but under the ruling[...]

Allan Border lauds 'amazing' England opener Alastair Cook after equalling long-standing Test record

Friday  03:32,   25 may 2018
sportingnews

Legendary Australia batsman Allan Border has heaped praise on ‘amazing’ Alastair Cook after the England veteran match his mark of 153 consecutive Tests on day one of the series opener against Pakistan at Lord's.Cook missed on Test early in his[...]

Horn says crash won't hurt fight prospects

Friday  03:01,   25 may 2018
msn

Champion boxer Jeff Horn says a serious car crash in Brisbane left him shocked, but it won't stop him from beating American rival Terrence Crawford next month.Horn says he felt an enormous hit in the back and his head snapped back when he was[...]

Steve Smith named as marquee player for Global T20 Canada

Friday  02:37,   25 may 2018
sportingnews

Former Australia captain Steve Smith appears set to return to cricket in the inaugural Global T20 Canada after being announced as a marquee player for the event. Smith's career was thrown into turmoil in March as a result of the ball-tampering[...]

Nadal handed easy path to French Open final

Friday  02:36,   25 may 2018
reuters

<p>Rafa Nadal, who is gunning for a record-extending 11th French Open title, has been handed a relatively easy path to the final at Roland Garros.</p>The 31-year-old Spaniard, who is the top seed in Paris, will start his campaign against[...]

Swans star out for year after freak injury

Friday  02:31,   25 may 2018
theage.com.au

Sydney young gun Callum Mills will miss the rest of the year with a broken foot while Josh Kelly and Jonathon Patton are back for the Giants.And star midfielder Josh Kelly is back as Greater Western Sydney recalled Jonathon Patton in a bid to end[...]

Fatty gives emotional message to fans

Friday  02:21,   25 may 2018
wwos.ninemsn.com.au

I'm here to express my gratitude at being allowed to host the NRL Footy Show for the last 24 years. I think it's one of the greatest television shows in the history of television and I'm so proud to have been involved in it. How it all started, [...]

South Africa official keeps job after Sonny Bill mask pose

Friday  02:21,   25 may 2018
msn

A senior South African cricket official is back at work despite being photographed with spectators taunting David Warner and his wife Candice.A Cricket South Africa executive who posed with fans wearing Sonny Bill Williams masks during Australia's[...]

Riches or heartache await Fulham and Aston Villa

Friday  02:07,   25 may 2018
reuters

<p>Fulham and Aston Villa clash in the English Championship playoff final at Wembley Stadium knowing either unrestrained joy and financial riches or crushing heartache await.</p>Fulham and Aston Villa clash in the English Championship playoff[...]

Babbel first, marquee player next for Wanderers

Friday  01:31,   25 may 2018
smh.com.au

Western Sydney Wanderers are out to make a statement after their annus horribilis last season and the signing of Markus Babbel is the first step.Western Sydney Wanderers are a club determined to "make a statement" after missing out on the finals[...]