National Sport

Mon 20 Jan 2020

‘Winx trial’ for returning Waller champ

premium_icon ‘Winx trial’ for returning Waller champ

It will be a case of easy does it when speed machine Yes Yes Yes makes his long-awaited return in a Warwick Farm barrier trial as Chris Waller factors in a long...

Duva’s XI: Arzani made right career call

Duva’s XI: Arzani made right career call

Daniel Arzani is finally back on the park, vindicating his gutsy decision to decline an offer to return to the A-League.

Stan still enjoying life on hectic tour

Stan still enjoying life on hectic tour

Three-time grand slam champ Stan Wawrinka’s off-season lasted just eight days but he’s not complaining. He just loves playing tennis.

Finch and Smith bury the hatchet over a beer

Finch and Smith bury the hatchet over a beer

Aaron Finch said he would talk to Steve Smith over a beer after the pair were involved in a horror mix-up that cost the Australian skipper his wicket.

Smith's ton no match for King Kohli's India

Smith's ton no match for King Kohli's India

After a Steve Smith century was needed for Australia set a still below-par 287 to win, India completed the task with relative ease.

Jaw-dropping detail in crazy Conor photo

Jaw-dropping detail in crazy Conor photo

If you looked away you could have missed Conor McGregor’s swift finish at UFC 246. But this snap captured the moment perfectly.

Humiliated Heat suffer biggest collapse in BBL history

premium_icon Humiliated Heat suffer biggest collapse in BBL history

Australian captain Ricky Ponting for ‘one of the all-time great chokes’ against the Melbourne Renegades.

Sun 19 Jan 2020

There’s reality and then there’s Serena reality

premium_icon There’s reality and then there’s Serena reality

She’s 38, a mum and in town to win a record 24th grand slam title, but that’s only one tiny aspect of the real Serena Williams story.

Revealed: Hasler’s bargain buy to fix Sea Eagles troubles

premium_icon Revealed: Hasler’s bargain buy to fix Sea Eagles troubles

One of the latest NRL switches is expected to be finalised this week — and has been tipped to turn Manly into a genuine premiership force.

Djoker predicts Big Three reign close to end

Djoker predicts Big Three reign close to end

The tennis world has been waiting for the next generation to end the domination of the “Big Three”.

Why BBL09 wickets mean more to superstar Siddle

premium_icon Why BBL09 wickets mean more to superstar Siddle

Peter Siddle loves celebrating a dismissal. But those in BBL09 have extra meaning for the Strikers bowler, who is raising money for bushfire-affected animals.

What is next mission for Melbourne Cup winner?

What is next mission for Melbourne Cup winner?

Danny O’Brien had pencilled in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes for Vow and Declare’s return to the track.

How Aussie young gun plans to topple childhood idol

How Aussie young gun plans to topple childhood idol

Alexei Popyrin says it will be ‘unbelievable’ to stand across the net from one of his favourite players, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, in the Australian Open first round.

‘King is back’: McGregor shocks the world

‘King is back’: McGregor shocks the world

The world has gone nuts as Conor McGregor’s return to the UFC went off with a bang as he sent a warning to the rest of sport.

Tennis champ Stan Wawrinka hints at retirement

premium_icon Tennis champ Stan Wawrinka hints at retirement

Swiss tennis champion Stan Wawrinka has signalled his likely retirement from tennis — but not before he makes a return to the top of the game.

Is it do or die for Kenny?

premium_icon Is it do or die for Kenny?

Will this be Ken Hinkley’s final year at Port Adelaide? The Power coach says it’s finals or bust.

Suspected spinal injuries in sport tournament terror

premium_icon Suspected spinal injuries in sport tournament terror

Paramedics were called to a popular sport tournament this morning where a woman injured her back.

Smith takes English approach to South Africa challenge

premium_icon Smith takes English approach to South Africa challenge

Steve Smith insists ‘people can say or do whatever they like’ when he returns to the scene of the infamous sandpapergate in South Africa.

What’s the Buzz: Big guns fire up for Latrell

premium_icon What’s the Buzz: Big guns fire up for Latrell

The movie star, the master coach and the money man – how could Latrell Mitchell say no to rugby league’s greatest recruitment team?

How Langer still talks to the ghost of Phil Hughes

premium_icon How Langer still talks to the ghost of Phil Hughes

Australia cricket coach Justin Langer reveals his ongoing connection with the late Phil Hughes and what he really thought of Sandpapergate.

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