National Sport

Mon 9 Dec 2019

Green light for 2032 Olympic Games bid

premium_icon Green light for 2032 Olympic Games bid

Let the bid begin! Queensland will officially go for the 2032 Olympic Games with Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk finally saying the numbers stack up in favour of a...

New Zealand ready to challenge for win says Taylor

New Zealand ready to challenge for win says Taylor

Ross Taylor believes an experienced core of professionals will have New Zealand ready to challenge for their first win on Australian soil in over 30 years.

Boxing’s king becomes a big fat joke

Boxing’s king becomes a big fat joke

Andy Ruiz didn’t just lose the heavyweight championship — he threw away tens of millions of dollars and the respect of his boxing peers.

Joe Burns is hot but not bothered ahead of Perth Test

Joe Burns is hot but not bothered ahead of Perth Test

Sweltering temperatures of around 40 degrees are forecast for Australia’s first Test against New Zealand, but Joe Burns is ready for the conditions.

The best T20 players without a BBL deal

premium_icon The best T20 players without a BBL deal

Lurking on the fringes in Australia’s Premier Cricket competitions are players crying out for an opportunity at the next level. We’ve rated the best of rest.

Fowler demands Roar show some fight

premium_icon Fowler demands Roar show some fight

Brisbane coach Robbie Fowler says his team’s 5-1 pasting against Sydney FC has given him an indication of where they sit in the A-League pecking order.

Veteran laments ‘shocking’ state of young jockeys

premium_icon Veteran laments ‘shocking’ state of young jockeys

Hall of Fame jockey Brent Thomson has doubled down on his criticism of the standard of riding on display at a recent country Queensland meeting.

Bancroft’s leg side curse strikes again in horror summer

Bancroft’s leg side curse strikes again in horror summer

Six from seven: Cameron Bancroft’s leg side curse strikes again in horror summer.

What was the best GF of the decade?

premium_icon What was the best GF of the decade?

It has been a decade of great grand finals, but which did our team rank as the best? HAVE YOUR SAY.

Off the market: Whitfield signs huge deal

premium_icon Off the market: Whitfield signs huge deal

One of GWS’ trio of star free agents is off the market, with Lachie Whitfield confirming he has inked a huge new deal with the Giants.

Forgotten Aussie star’s left-field fix for injury hell

premium_icon Forgotten Aussie star’s left-field fix for injury hell

Kurtis Patterson has already had his Test hopes dashed this summer because of a troublesome quad injury – and he’s taking radical steps to overcome that.

Glaring cracks appear as City crumble

Glaring cracks appear as City crumble

The Premier League title is looking out of Manchester City’s reach as the Red Devils exposed their crosstown rivals’ biggest weakness.

Superstar Mooney lauds Brisbane Heat captain Kirby

premium_icon Superstar Mooney lauds Brisbane Heat captain Kirby

Brisbane Heat superstar Beth Mooney has heaped praise on “unflappable’’ captain Kirby Short for her role in leading the Heat to back to back WBBL titles.

Families ruling the waves in Tokyo Olympic lead-up

premium_icon Families ruling the waves in Tokyo Olympic lead-up

It’s one of the most interesting battles ahead of the Tokyo Olympics between a set of cousins and a brother and sister.

Under fire MCG: Hands off our Boxing Day Test

premium_icon Under fire MCG: Hands off our Boxing Day Test

Following Victoria’s abandoned Sheffield Shield clash against Western Australia, the MCC has issued a stern rebuke to critics

Revealed: Crucial meeting to lure Arrow to Souths

premium_icon Revealed: Crucial meeting to lure Arrow to Souths

Souths are expected to blow the Titans out of the water with the contract they can off one of the game’s most exciting middle forwards.

Crash: MCG far from the hallowed turf it’s made out to be

premium_icon Crash: MCG far from the hallowed turf it’s made out to be

The MCG is a ground we all love, but that’s part of the problem because romance rules reality. The truth is confronting.

‘Why was I picked up?’: Deluca’s Blues anger

premium_icon ‘Why was I picked up?’: Deluca’s Blues anger

Carlton’s mid-season draft recruit Josh Deluca has revealed his anger at being delisted by the Blues after less than six months at the club.

Tough rugby star's tender proposal

Tough rugby star's tender proposal

Wedding bells were ringing at Jillaroos star Ali Brigginshaw’s 30th birthday bash as she surprised her girlfriend by popping the question.

Buzz: NRL panic over Latrell’s anthem bombshell

premium_icon Buzz: NRL panic over Latrell’s anthem bombshell

Latrell Mitchell was back in the headlines over the weekend, and the latest drama surrounding the disgruntled Sydney Roosters star required Todd Greenberg’s...

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