National Sport

Thu 26 Mar 2020

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.

Coach Green’s take on being stood down

premium_icon Coach Green’s take on being stood down

Paul Green has spoken out after the Cowboys announced more than 50 staff would be stood down – including the premiership winning coach.

Wimbledon may not be held in 2020

premium_icon Wimbledon may not be held in 2020

The All England Club says it will decide at an emergency meeting next week whether or not to postpone Wimbledon.

Wed 25 Mar 2020

NRL players mull ‘Robin Hood’ wage sharing

premium_icon NRL players mull ‘Robin Hood’ wage sharing

With the future of the game at stake and livelihoods on the line, NRL players are considering a proposal to manage looming pay cuts by “robbing the rich to give to the...

‘It’s like hiding from cancer, you can’t hide’

‘It’s like hiding from cancer, you can’t hide’

UFC boss Dana White has left social media in disbelief after going against medical experts with a bizarre take.

Cowboys coach stood down as club reacts to crisis

premium_icon Cowboys coach stood down as club reacts to crisis

Premiership coach Paul Green and dozens of other Cowboys staff have been stood down as the NRL club reacts to the COVID-19 crisis sweeping Australia.

How your NRL club is handling the shutdown

premium_icon How your NRL club is handling the shutdown

From coaching staff sent home to pay cuts across the board and individualised training programs for players, here’s how every NRL club is coping with the decision to...

Brisbane Roar keen to keep training

premium_icon Brisbane Roar keen to keep training

Brisbane players will receive ‘best conditioning training’ as A-League is suspended due to travel restrictions implemented because of coronavirus crisis.

The NRL players we might never see again

premium_icon The NRL players we might never see again

James Graham has conceded he may have played his final NRL game as the coronavirus pandemic threatens to bring a premature end to careers.

Drug cheats the real winners from Olympics delay

premium_icon Drug cheats the real winners from Olympics delay

Athletes who would have not been eligible earlier now legally allowed to compete.

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