News: Sport

Ex-NFL player doing 'a reverse Jarryd Hayne'

Friday  13:06,   23 february 2018
Wide World of Sports

Jarryd Hayne made waves when he left the NRL to pursue a career in the NFL in the United States. Now meet the American who wants to make it in rugby league.Jarryd Hayne made waves when he left the NRL to pursue a career in the NFL in the United[...]

Rugby-Walden brace helps Highlanders beat Blues in thriller

Friday  13:06,   23 february 2018
Reuters

Inside centre Teihorangi Walden scored two tries when the Auckland Blues were reduced to 14 men to give the Otago Highlanders a 41-34 victory in their Super Rugby clash in Dunedin on Friday. The Highlanders trailed 31-24 when Blues replacement[...]

French figure skater changes costume in the middle of a program

Friday  11:52,   23 february 2018
For The Win

She skated to Beyonce in her short program.Here, she stopped mid-program for a music change, from Chopin to C2C, and a costume[...]

NRL knocked back Lockyer tribute: Brisbane

Friday  11:51,   23 february 2018
MSN

The NRL have set a precedent by backing a Johnathan Thurston-Cameron Smith testimonial, Brisbane boss Paul White says.Brisbane chief executive Paul White has revealed the NRL knocked back their request for a Darren Lockyer testimonial and believes a [...]

Australia's Lynn avoids surgery after another shoulder injury

Friday  11:51,   23 february 2018
Reuters

Top-order batsman Chris Lynn will not require surgery to stabilise his right shoulder after he dislocated it on Wednesday while diving in the field against New Zealand, Cricket Australia said on Friday. The 27-year-old has had three surgeries on his [...]

Bayliss qualifies third in Aust Superbikes

Friday  09:50,   23 february 2018
MSN

Josh Waters has claimed pole position for the opening round of the Australian Superbikes, with Troy Bayliss third quickest.Bayliss, 48, clocked a fastest lap of one minute 45.093 seconds on Friday aboard his[...]

Titans to be NRL's new entertainers

Friday  09:22,   23 february 2018
MSN

Halfback Ash Taylor says Gold Coast can be the NRL's new entertainers with coach Garth Brennan giving them licence to play ad-lib football in 2018. They were last year's strugglers but halfback Ash Taylor says Gold Coast can be the NRL's new[...]

Hawkes snatches NZ PGA lead from Campbell

Friday  09:21,   23 february 2018
MSN

Tasmanian golfer Simon Hawkes has surged into the lead at the New Zealand PGA Championship, heading Kiwi Ben Campbell by one stroke after the second round. Overnight leader Ben Campbell has slipped into second place at the NZ PGA Championship in[...]

Norway curlers to get Russia's doubles bronze in Pyeongchang

Friday  09:21,   23 february 2018
Reuters

<p>Norway's mixed doubles curlers team will be awarded the bronze at a ceremony at the Pyeongchang Olympics after the medal was stripped from the Russian pair for doping earlier this week, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on[...]

Quicks dominate in Australia tour opener

Friday  08:01,   23 february 2018
MSN

Australia closed at 3-87 against South Africa A in their opening tour match, having dismissed the home side for 220 in Benoni.Australia's pace attack ripped through the South Africa A batting line-up in their tour-opener - Pat Cummins took four[...]

Greg Inglis in line for shock NRL return

Friday  08:01,   23 february 2018
MSN

South Sydney superstar Greg Inglis could make an earlier-than-expected return from a knee injury during Saturday's Charity Shield in Mudgee.Inglis was expected to be touch-and-go for the Rabbitohs' NRL season opener in a fortnight however could[...]

Ben Simmons mural reigns in Melbourne

Friday  05:11,   23 february 2018
Sporting News

Australia's affection for Ben Simmons has just grown to a whole new level. The guard's legacy will reign on in Melbourne after a wall-sized mural of the young-star was seen being painted on Chapel Street in Melbourne. Simmons' rookie campaign[...]

At medal ceremony after loss to USA, Canada's Jocelyne Larocque yanks silver medal off her neck

Friday  03:25,   23 february 2018
USA TODAY SPORTS

Defenseman Jocelyne Larocque showed her clear disappointment. But she does have a gold as part of the 2014 Olympic champ.After the United States won a thrilling shootout for its first Olympic gold in two decades, the medal ceremony took place.[...]

The women's hockey final is a perfect example of why bronze is often better than silver at the Olympics

Friday  03:05,   23 february 2018
Business Insider Australia

The US women's hockey team avenged their losses to Canada in three of the past four Olympics gold medal matches by winning a gold of their own in a thrilling shootout.It was a time to celebrate for the American women as they not only won gold,[...]

Hamilton sees rivalry with Vettel hotting up

Friday  03:05,   23 february 2018
Reuters

<p>Lewis Hamilton expects his Formula One rivalry with Sebastian Vettel to become even more intense this season and says he is prepared for anything the Ferrari driver throws at him.</p>The battle between the two four-times world champions[...]