National Sport

Fri 27 Mar 2020

Wallabies trial match on the cards

premium_icon Wallabies trial match on the cards

As Rugby Australia heads into a meeting with the players’ union about their pay, an exciting new concept has emerged to reignite the game.

Olympic delay: ‘The task is daunting and the cost massive’

premium_icon Olympic delay: ‘The task is daunting and the cost massive’

Tokyo Olympic organisers say seven years of work would now have to be crammed into six months.

Rabbitohs boss: NRL must ‘stop the greed’

premium_icon Rabbitohs boss: NRL must ‘stop the greed’

After the bombshell announcement that he was leaving the Rabbitohs, Shane Richardson has given a blunt assessement of how the game has been governed in recent years.

Cousins’ brutal answer to drug question

Cousins’ brutal answer to drug question

Former AFL star Ben Cousins was asked a simple “yes or no” question about his drug use and gave an excruciating 30-second response.

Horse racing back on after jockey tests negative

premium_icon Horse racing back on after jockey tests negative

It was the coronavirus test outcome that Australian racing had been hoping for as it fights to be the last major sport still in play, with jockey Mark Zahra returning a...

Channel 9 wants NRL deal torn up

Channel 9 wants NRL deal torn up

The broadcaster has reportedly stopped payments to the NRL and isn’t a fan of plans for a 15-round season running later this year.

Titmus declares: I’d have been guilty to win

premium_icon Titmus declares: I’d have been guilty to win

Titmus would have been guilty had she gained an advantage from the coronavirus crisis if the Tokyo Olympic Games had gone ahead in July.

Thu 26 Mar 2020

Greenberg fears for NRL's biggest clubs

Greenberg fears for NRL's biggest clubs

NRL CEO Todd Greenberg is worried about the viability of some of the game’s biggest clubs during the coronavirus crisis.

What next for sacked footy coaches, staff?

premium_icon What next for sacked footy coaches, staff?

AFL coaches who have become victims of the savage cost cutting caused by the coronavirus shutdown have been told to apply for welfare payments or a job in manual...

Green Machine gunning for Trav’s Test spot

premium_icon Green Machine gunning for Trav’s Test spot

Australian coach Justin Langer says it’s survival of the fittest for aspiring Test all-rounder Cameron Green and middle order incumbent Travis Head.

Olympic stars’ epic 4000km journey to self isolation

Olympic stars’ epic 4000km journey to self isolation

Four Australian hockey stars have taken self-isolation to the extreme, embarking on a huge journey to get home in the wake of the COVID saga.

Former tennis star child rapist ‘to be freed early’

premium_icon Former tennis star child rapist ‘to be freed early’

A former Aussie tennis star will walk free from jail after serving just half his sentence for child rape charges, after psychologists ruled that he had learnt his...

Squiers’ joy over ‘unique’ baby girl

premium_icon Squiers’ joy over ‘unique’ baby girl

Sam Squiers felt a sense of failure when she was told 20 weeks into her second pregnancy that her unborn daughter would be born with a birth defect

Lockdowns lifted for local golf courses

premium_icon Lockdowns lifted for local golf courses

Golf clubs have been given a reprieve from COVID-19 lockdowns, with courses allowed to remain open after there was confusion surrounding their future.

Delayed Olympics to accelerate Aussie star’s pro career

premium_icon Delayed Olympics to accelerate Aussie star’s pro career

The coronavirus and a qualification loophole could see Australian boxing’s next big thing in the professional ranks sooner than expected.

Bogut may not hang around to lead Boomers to Tokyo

premium_icon Bogut may not hang around to lead Boomers to Tokyo

Might we have seen the last of Andrew Bogut on a basketball court? The Boomers big man says he has a lot of thinking to do

Why Moore’s sad staff call should give NRL real jolt

premium_icon Why Moore’s sad staff call should give NRL real jolt

Billy Moore said NRL players had to accept the reality of severe pay cuts to help the game survive financially.

Football star slams ‘f***ing stupid idiots’

Football star slams ‘f***ing stupid idiots’

A-League striker Scott McDonald delivered an expletive-filled message to a personal trainer running a fitness group of 16 people.

Lions stand down 90 per cent of staff in 24 hours

premium_icon Lions stand down 90 per cent of staff in 24 hours

Brisbane CEO Greg Swann says coronavirus is hitting society 'like a wrecking ball'.

Brisbane Roar cautious but confident during A-League suspension

premium_icon Brisbane Roar cautious but confident during A-League...

Brisbane Roar are confident the A-League will resume, but remain cautious while the competition is suspended due to the coronavirus crisis.

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