National Sport

Wed 17 Jul 2019

Twist as Simmons officially pulls out

Twist as Simmons officially pulls out

Ben Simmons is coming back to Australia to play with the Boomers, but he’s confirmed his World Cup backflip is now official.

Simmons backtracks on Boomers commitment

premium_icon Simmons backtracks on Boomers commitment

Ben Simmons’ decision to pull out of the 2019 Basketball World Cup is official - but the 22-year-old will be making his Boomers debut on home soil next month.

Woods snubbed by World No. 1

Woods snubbed by World No. 1

Tiger Woods reached out to the World No. 1 golfer with a cheeky request ahead of The Open this week, but he’s still waiting to hear back.

‘Heartbroken’: World champ found dead

‘Heartbroken’: World champ found dead

A judo world champion, 36, has been found dead at a popular countryside landmark, leaving the sport “heartbroken” at the tragedy.

Titanic power couple that can save Gold Coast

premium_icon Titanic power couple that can save Gold Coast

As the race for the vacant Titans coaching job heats up, Scott Sattler has urged the club to chase one of the NRL’s most successful coaches who holds a long...

Top Saint: ‘No blood on our hands’ over Richo

premium_icon Top Saint: ‘No blood on our hands’ over Richo

Speculation that St Kilda had already chosen its man before it sacked Alan Richardson is just that, president Andrew Bassat says.

Tour Riders fined for ‘urinating in public’

premium_icon Tour Riders fined for ‘urinating in public’

The Tour de France peloton is copping fines left, right and centre on the roads to Paris. You won’t believe what they’re being sanctioned for.

Aussies on course for huge Ashes boost

Aussies on course for huge Ashes boost

Marcus Harris enhanced his claims for the upcoming series against the Poms while Kurtis Patterson and Tim Paine were also among the runs as Australia A closed in on...

Western Sydney trio battle for Origin monster

premium_icon Western Sydney trio battle for Origin monster

A leading NRL coach believes Gold Coast Titans will lose off-contract forward Jai Arrow as three Sydney rivals emerge as leading contenders for the Origin star’s...

Siddle says don’t forget me in Ashes battle

premium_icon Siddle says don’t forget me in Ashes battle

There is one spot available for a fast bowler in the Australian Ashes squad — and veteran quick Peter Siddle has picked the perfect time to take a swag of wickets...

Diamonds shine early but ‘lose way’ at death

premium_icon Diamonds shine early but ‘lose way’ at death

The scoreline may seem routine but looks can often be deceiving. With the Kiwis looming large, Australia suffered a concerning second-half fade out against Malawi...

Tour de France rider spanks cheeky fan

Tour de France rider spanks cheeky fan

A member of the Tour de France peloton had enough of a certain cheeky cycling fan and dished out some discipline in response.

$242m deal makes Simmons Australia’s most eligible bachelor

premium_icon $242m deal makes Simmons Australia’s most eligible bachelor

He’s dated supermodels and singers but Ben Simmons will attract more admiring glances from women across the world after signing a whopping $242 million deal.

Tue 16 Jul 2019

Riewoldt rips into AFL over ‘cheat scandal’

premium_icon Riewoldt rips into AFL over ‘cheat scandal’

RESPONDING to explosive allegations made by Grant Thomas, the St Kilda great has taken aim at the AFL.

‘Jason needs him. He’s all over the spot at the moment’

‘Jason needs him. He’s all over the spot at the moment’

Jack Newton has applauded Jason Day’s decision to lure hard-nosed caddy Steve Williams out of cosy retirement.

Ultimate Guide to 2019 Rugby Championship

Ultimate Guide to 2019 Rugby Championship

The 2019 Rugby Championship will serve as a tasty entree to the World Cup as Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Argentina again square off.

Should title be shared? Kiwis question cruel call

premium_icon Should title be shared? Kiwis question cruel call

EVEN when New Zealand call for rule changes in the wake of their World Cup final defeat they do it with a sense of decorum.

NRL star would have to play 186 years to equal Simmons

premium_icon NRL star would have to play 186 years to equal Simmons

BEN Simmons is now the richest athlete in the history of Australian sport following his monster contract extension with the 76ers.

Richo gone: How it came to this

premium_icon Richo gone: How it came to this

St Kilda has parted ways with coach Alan Richardson after a meeting with club bosses yesterday.

‘I go to a very, very special place’

premium_icon ‘I go to a very, very special place’

Aussie Tour de France star Rohan Dennis knows where he wants to get to, literally on the bike and figuratively off it.

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