News: Sport

Wearing a ‘I Don’t Do Doping’ shirt might not fool Olympics drug testers

Saturday  06:42,   24 february 2018
MSN

<p>Just weeks after sporting a sweatshirt emblazoned with the phrase “I don’t do doping” in Pyeongchang, Russian bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeeva had a drug-test sample test positive.</p>Just weeks after sporting a sweatshirt emblazoned with the[...]

South Africa Test series will reveal just how far Australia have come

Saturday  06:42,   24 february 2018
The Age

A win away from home against the No.2-ranked Test team will tell us a lot about Australia's progress.The glitter of the Ashes series win is about to be[...]

Tiger delighted to be in hunt

Saturday  05:32,   24 february 2018
Sky Sports

Tiger Woods declared himself "right there in the ballgame" as he heads into the weekend at the Honda Classic just four shots off the lead. Woods fired a second-round 71 which proved to be one of the better scores in the tough conditions[...]

Smith booed at own testimonial match

Saturday  03:50,   24 february 2018
Wide World of Sports

Not in a million years would Cameron Smith think he would be booed by Queensland fans at Suncorp stadium but that’s exactly what happened during the Storm skipper’s testimonial match. It was dubbed A Night with Cam and JT however it was clear the[...]

Vanuatu all-rounder Patrick Matautaava makes bid for slice of cricket's Big Bash action

Saturday  03:50,   24 february 2018
MSN

As Twenty20 cricket continues to grow in popularity in Australia , with the prospect of an even bigger Big Bash League next season, is it time for the best players from the Pacific to be given their chance to show what they can do?Certainly[...]

Tim Cahill denies he needs playing time as Socceroos World Cup campaign looms

Saturday  03:21,   24 february 2018
Goal.com

The green and gold stalwart isn't concerned by his lack of first team action as Russia fast approaches.The 38-year-old joined the Championship side at the end of January - nearly two months after departing A-League outfit Melbourne City - and[...]

Sam Kerr shuts down brother's AFLW plans

Saturday  03:21,   24 february 2018
Wide World of Sports

Matildas striker Sam Kerr has dismissed the idea of playing in the AFLW, despite the insistence of her brother, former AFL star Daniel Kerr. “I still think she’ll finish her career at the Eagles,” Daniel told TAB Radio.“I’m going to be pushing it[...]

Winter Olympics: Second Russian athlete fails drugs test

Friday  22:46,   23 february 2018
Sporting News

Bobsleigh pilot Nadezhda Sergeeva is the second Russian athlete to fail a drugs test at the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang. The Olympic Athletes of Russia team has notified the International Olympic Committee of another adverse analytical[...]

German figure skater performs to 'Schindler's List,' social media aghast

Friday  22:40,   23 february 2018
USA TODAY SPORTS

Nicole Schott's music for her long program had many viewers on social media criticizing her choice. Other skaters also have used it in competition.That didn’t stop those using social media from expressing their displeasure as Scott skated to the [...]

Western Bulldogs' demolition of Carlton highlights AFLW's gap between best and rest

Friday  22:40,   23 february 2018
MSN

Regardless of which side of the AFLW scoring argument you're on, the Bulldogs' drubbing of Carlton will serve as perfect online debate fodder.&nbsp;On one side sit the Western Bulldogs, devastating in attack to complement a midfield[...]

Mariners down spoon favourites Phoenix

Friday  17:25,   23 february 2018
MSN

Danny De Silva has scored the only goal for Central Coast who rise to eighth on the table and leave Wellington rock bottom after their Gosford A-League clash.Danny De Silva popped up in first-half injury time to score a goal that might end up saving [...]

Rebels thrash Reds to open Super season

Friday  14:22,   23 february 2018
MSN

<p>Will Genia has shown his class to steer Melbourne to a 45-19 Super Rugby win over the Queensland, with the Reds' Scott Higginbotham sent off early.</p>Much was made during the pre-season about the influx of Western Force talent from the [...]

Luke Beveridge denies media ban, slams media's 'sense of self-entitlement'

Friday  13:37,   23 february 2018
The Age

Western Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge has dismissed claims he has been on a self-imposed media ban since the end of last season.Western Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge has dismissed claims he has been on a self-imposed media ban since the end of last[...]

Lever backed to handle AFL trade scrutiny

Friday  13:08,   23 february 2018
MSN

High-profile Melbourne recruit Jake Lever will play against North Melbourne in Saturday's pre-season match.Jake Melksham has backed Jake Lever to cope with the intense focus that's coming this season, saying he's an old head on young[...]

Arnold twins could make rugby history

Friday  13:07,   23 february 2018
MSN

Richie Arnold's move to the Brumbies from the defunct Western Force could lead to Super Rugby history being created with twin brother Rory on Saturday. The Brumbies are not quite at full-strength, with Wallabies prop Scott Sio recovering from [...]