National Sport

Sun 22 Jul 2018

Burgess facing nervous wait over Farah blow

premium_icon Burgess facing nervous wait over Farah blow

SAM Burgess doesn’t believe he is a target for refs despite facing another nervous wait on a high shot — this time on former teammate Robbie Farah.

Sevens shocker! Aussies stunned by France at World Cup

Sevens shocker! Aussies stunned by France at World Cup

AUSTRALIA have disintegrated in the second half to lose 19-12 to France in the semifinals of the women’s Sevens World Cup in San Francisco.

Sat 21 Jul 2018

‘I’ll put my hand up’: Warner vows to make Test return

‘I’ll put my hand up’: Warner vows to make Test return

David Warner returned to Australian cricket on Saturday, before delivering his most extensive interview since the Cape Town ball-tampering saga

McLaughlin wins Saturday Supercars in Ipswich

premium_icon McLaughlin wins Saturday Supercars in Ipswich

the Shell V-Power racer was able to coast his way home ahead of a charging Shane van Gisbergen and Craig Lowndes.

Titans blow 14-point lead against Knights

premium_icon Titans blow 14-point lead against Knights

The Titans have lost the chance for a rare win on the road, blowing a 14-point lead in Newcastle to go down to a gritty Knights side 30-24

Suns down the Swans in upset of the season

Suns down the Swans in upset of the season

The Gold Coast Suns have produced an incredible upset at the SCG, snapping an 11-game losing streak to record a 24-point win over AFL powerhouse Sydney

Pies confirm finals spot with win over North Melbourne

Pies confirm finals spot with win over North Melbourne

Collingwood has superbly covered the pre-game loss of Darcy Moore, thrashing North Melbourne by 66 points in their AFL clash at the MCG

Ref boss blames touch judge, not his brother in the middle

Ref boss blames touch judge, not his brother in the middle

Ref boss Bernard Sutton has defended his brother Gerard over Friday night’s refereeing howler, saying the "bulk" of the blame must be worn by the touch judge

Boyd fine to stay on centre stage

premium_icon Boyd fine to stay on centre stage

BRONCOS skipper Darius Boyd has declared he is happy to remain in the centres, with Wayne Bennett’s backline reshuffle proving to be worthwhile for Brisbane

Super Sagan closing in on historic Tour glory

premium_icon Super Sagan closing in on historic Tour glory

Slovakian print king Peter Sagan is closing in on a slice of cycling history after snaring his third victory on this year’s Tour de France

‘I melted’: Djokovic’s emotional statement

‘I melted’: Djokovic’s emotional statement

Novak Djokovic has revealed he had a brief breakdown as he celebrated his Wimbledon triumph — baring all in an emotional Instagram post

France ends Aussie men's Rugby World Cup Sevens dream

France ends Aussie men's Rugby World Cup Sevens dream

The Australian men's Rugby World Cup Sevens campaign has been derailed by France in a 22-17 upset at San Francisco's AT&T Park

NRL makes surprise move after Stuart’s ref rant

premium_icon NRL makes surprise move after Stuart’s ref rant

Referees boss Bernard Sutton has phoned Raiders coach Ricky Stuart to apologise for the refereeing howler that has all but ended Canberra’s slim finals hopes

McLaughlin save best to last in taking poll

McLaughlin save best to last in taking poll

Supercars series leader Scott McLaughlin has claimed pole position for the opening Ipswich SuperSprint race at Queensland Raceway on Saturday

Plague Stone proves hard to crack

Plague Stone proves hard to crack

GODOLPHIN’S highly regarded Plague Stone lived up to the pre-race hype and made an impressive return to racing at Royal Randwick, but he is no certainty to target...

Why Mercedes really snubbed Ricciardo

Why Mercedes really snubbed Ricciardo

Reports claim Mercedes was very interested in signing Aussie Daniel Ricciardo, but baulked because of reigning champion Lewis Hamilton

Aussie women looking great at sevens World Cup

Aussie women looking great at sevens World Cup

Australia's rugby women's sevens side has progressed to the World Cup semi-finals after big wins against Papua New Guinea and Spain on day one in San Francisco

McLaughlin pips Whincup in final practice at Ipswich

McLaughlin pips Whincup in final practice at Ipswich

Supercars series leader Scott McLaughlin has topped final practice before qualifying for the opening Ipswich SuperSprint race at Queensland Raceway on Saturday

Tough day for Aussies as weather wreaks Open havoc

Tough day for Aussies as weather wreaks Open havoc

Australia’S British Open hopefuls have struggled in a weather-affected second round, but Adam Scott and Jason Day are in contention

Former refugee smashes half-century old record

Former refugee smashes half-century old record

Former refugee Joseph Deng has smashed the 50-year-old Australian 800m record at the Diamond League athletics meet in Monaco

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