National Sport

Wed 25 Apr 2018

Simmons reveals ‘something special’

Simmons reveals ‘something special’

We knew Ben Simmons was a talented freak, but he showed us something else on Wednesday that will only make NBA fans love him more

Viddora on top in Sangster betting

Viddora on top in Sangster betting

The mares who fought out the finish of last Saturday’s Irwin Stakes head the first markets for Morphettville's $1 million Robert Sangster Stakes on Saturday

Star’s ‘inappropriate contact with female’

Star’s ‘inappropriate contact with female’

The AFL has revealed its punishment for Port Adelaide star Sam Powell-Pepper following a drunken incident with a woman at a nightclub in Adelaide

NRL previews for round eight

NRL previews for round eight

Tony Durkin previews round eight of the NRL season and gives his tips

Super W to help Wallaroos close gap on Kiwis

premium_icon Super W to help Wallaroos close gap on Kiwis

THE new battleground of Super W has given the Wallaroos a genuine shot at taking down world champions New Zealand in a two-Test showdown in August.

South African prop gets six-week ban for biting Hardwick

South African prop gets six-week ban for biting Hardwick

BULLS prop Pierre Schoeman has been banned for six weeks for biting Melbourne Rebel Richard Hardwick during their 28-10 Super Rugby win in Pretoria.

Young Broncos gun poised to step up to big stage

Young Broncos gun poised to step up to big stage

WAYNE Bennett is set to take one of the biggest selection gambles of his career by blooding teenage Broncos powerhouse Payne Haas against the Rabbitohs on Thursday...

Matthews hits straps in opening stage of Tour de Romandie

Matthews hits straps in opening stage of Tour de Romandie

Australia's Michael Matthews has won stage one of the Tour de Romandie - a 4km time trial in Fribourg, Switzerland - for his first victory of the season

Froome named for Giro d'Italia as probe into test continues

Froome named for Giro d'Italia as probe into test continues

Team Sky has named Chris Froome in its team for the Giro d'Italia, which starts next month, despite the ongoing investigation into his adverse doping test

Appalling reaction to sex abuse revelation

Appalling reaction to sex abuse revelation

MCKAYLA Maroney recalled the scariest night of her life as a teammate revealed their coach’s disturbing reaction the day after.

Anfield assault: Roma fans arrested for attempted murder

Anfield assault: Roma fans arrested for attempted murder

A Liverpool fan has been stabbed as clashes between Reds supporters and Roma ultras outside Anfield turned nasty before their teams' Champions League semi

Elgey fighting for NRL future

premium_icon Elgey fighting for NRL future

KANE Elgey is fighting for his NRL future after Titans coach Garth Brennan axed the out-of-form five-eighth in favour of Bryce Cartwright.

Something has changed in Wayne Bennett

premium_icon Something has changed in Wayne Bennett

I CALLED Wayne Bennett on Tuesday to discuss a range of issues at the Broncos. The conversation lasted 31 seconds. It is the first time he has flatly refused to...

Sydney there for the taking, says Victory's Rhys Williams

Sydney there for the taking, says Victory's Rhys Williams

MELBOURNE Victory star Rhys Williams has declared Sydney FC there for the taking, as they plot to up-end a seven-game, 27-month Sky Blues losing streak.

‘F---ing dog act’: Selwood cleared of striking

premium_icon ‘F---ing dog act’: Selwood cleared of striking

GEELONG captain Joel Selwood has been cleared of striking Lindsay Thomas, who himself was hit with a three-game ban for bumping Cats midfielder Scott Selwood,...

Wallabies reveal pre-Bledisloe Cup gamble

premium_icon Wallabies reveal pre-Bledisloe Cup gamble

THE Wallabies will stick to their pre-Bledisloe Cup formula ahead of the opening game against the All Blacks in Sydney. But the same tactic backfired horribly in...

Photos go viral for all the right reasons

Photos go viral for all the right reasons

IT’S a battle as old as time itself — OK, maybe it’s not — but man vs goose is the moment we needed but probably didn’t deserve.

Where Sydney FC hold advantage over Victory

premium_icon Where Sydney FC hold advantage over Victory

SYDNEY FC’s ebullient approach to the A-League semi-finals has continued, with defender Michael Zullo claiming the Sky Blues can top Melbourne Victory in two key...

Glimmer of hope for Adelaide pink-ball Test

Glimmer of hope for Adelaide pink-ball Test

CRICKET Australia’s bid to secure an Adelaide day-night Test next summer is gaining momentum with India understood to be playing a pink-ball fixture against West...

‘It’s been a dream since I came out of the womb’

‘It’s been a dream since I came out of the womb’

HE might not have been book smart, but when it comes to football smarts Jack Higgins looks a genius and after three goals on the big stage, he also looks at draft...

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