National Sport

Sat 17 Aug 2019

Waugh addresses glaring Aussie weakness

Waugh addresses glaring Aussie weakness

Cricket icon Steve Waugh has opened up on the biggest issue staring Australia in the face and threatening to hurt their chances of Ashes success

‘Back to basics’ Barty eyes world No.1 ranking again

‘Back to basics’ Barty eyes world No.1 ranking again

Aussie tennis darling Ash Barty is through to the semi-finals of the Cincinnati Open, putting the world No.1 ranking within reach again

Bledisloe decider: can Wallabies weather storm, history?

Bledisloe decider: can Wallabies weather storm, history?

Australia will have to overcome history and wild weather set to descend on Auckland if it is to wrest the Bledisloe Cup off New Zealand

Kyrgios exposes glaring irregularity in rulings by officials

Kyrgios exposes glaring irregularity in rulings by officials

Nick Kyrgios’s blow up at the Cincinnati Masters came under heavy fire, but the Aussie has hit back with a key piece of evidence

Bartel speaks after marriage breakdown

Bartel speaks after marriage breakdown

Former AFL star Jimmy Bartel has broken his silence after splitting with wife Nadia, as rumours swirl he has a new woman in his life

Morale hits alarming low at shattered Demons

premium_icon Morale hits alarming low at shattered Demons

Melbourne has crashed back to earth with a thud this year and shattered forward Jake Melksham admits morale is “real low” at the club

Mitchell Moses relishing role as Eels eye finals campaign

Mitchell Moses relishing role as Eels eye finals campaign

Mitchell Moses "has taken the team by its throat” as Parramatta and the in-form halfback aim to learn from previous failings in the NRL finals

Val Holmes’ vow to dad: ‘I’ll prove them wrong’

premium_icon Val Holmes’ vow to dad: ‘I’ll prove them wrong’

As he prepares for the most important fortnight of his football career, rugby league star Valentine Holmes is determined to succeed in the NFL

Pangai Jr facing season-ending ban for crusher tackle

premium_icon Pangai Jr facing season-ending ban for crusher tackle

Brisbane could be without Tevita Pangai Jnr in their charge to the finals, with the enforcer facing a lengthy stint on the sidelines for a late crusher tackle

Eels, NRL hand down Lane’s punishment

premium_icon Eels, NRL hand down Lane’s punishment

Eels backrower Shaun Lane has been handed his punishment for a Mad Monday incident involving images of him holding a plastic bag containing a white substance

Whitlock makes bold Aussie darts prediction

Whitlock makes bold Aussie darts prediction

After a series of stunning results on night one of the Melbourne Masters, Aussie No.1 Simon Whitlock has predicted a new dawn for darts Down Under

Heart-stopping moment rider sent flying

Heart-stopping moment rider sent flying

A British Superbike rider is lucky to be alive after a horrifying crash during a test ride saw him thrown high into the air off his bike.

Watch Sunshine Coast rugby union finals with $5 a month deal

premium_icon Watch Sunshine Coast rugby union finals with $5 a month deal

Sunshine Coast Rugby Union grand finals to be live streamed by the Sunshine Coast Daily on Saturday.

Those chasing the big bucks risk a career nosedive

premium_icon Those chasing the big bucks risk a career nosedive

NRL players should heed the advice of Benjamin Franklin, who almost 300 years ago preached that money has never made man happy, nor will it, writes Tony Durkin

Go for it, Campese tells Wallabies

premium_icon Go for it, Campese tells Wallabies

Unpredictability - that's the watchword from David Campese for Michael Cheika's Wallabies when they seek to end a 33-year drought at Eden Park on Saturday night

How I secretly spread my husband’s ashes at the Gabba

premium_icon How I secretly spread my husband’s ashes at the Gabba

Before passionate Lions fan Alex Wilson died of cancer last year, his wife Sandra made a promise that she has secretly been honouring every round this season.

Fri 16 Aug 2019

‘Don’t respect you’: boxing feud explodes

‘Don’t respect you’: boxing feud explodes

They’re two of the UK’s greatest heavyweight boxers but Anthony Joshua is taking tremendous swipes at former undisputed champ Lennox Lewis

Schilldora bypasses big boys in chase of spring riches

Schilldora bypasses big boys in chase of spring riches

Smart SA sprinting mare Schilldora will kick off her spring campaign at home on Saturday before connections target black-type races in Melbourne

Storm boss hits out at critics in open letter to members

Storm boss hits out at critics in open letter to members

Melbourne CEO Dave Donaghy has written an open letter to Storm fans over an escalating war of words between the club and South Sydney over tackling techniques

‘Reluctant celebrity’ Winmar slammed for drunken attack

premium_icon ‘Reluctant celebrity’ Winmar slammed for drunken attack

Footy was a double-edged sword for “reluctant celebrity” Nicky Winmar, said a magistrate who condemned the AFL great’s drunken attack on a Melbourne taxi driver

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