National Sport

Sat 19 Jan 2019

Trainer eyes tilt at Blue Diamond

Trainer eyes tilt at Blue Diamond

Chris Bieg can’t wait for the next time he loses his voice - both times it's occurred his undefeated two-year-old colt Free Of Debt has raced and won

Gold class: Accession powers up for Slipper

Gold class: Accession powers up for Slipper

Sydney’s leading jockey James McDonald was moved to compare Accession with Golden Slipper favourite Tassort after the colt streaked away at Rosehill Gardens

Mickelson follows 60 with a 68 to retain Desert Classic lead

Mickelson follows 60 with a 68 to retain Desert Classic lead

Australian Curtis Luck has rallied after a couple of bogeys at the Desert Classic to finish the second day two strokes behind leader Phil Mickelson

‘Disgrace’: Pure shock over Aussie bombshell

‘Disgrace’: Pure shock over Aussie bombshell

Australia’s World Cup plans are in disarray after the football community was blindsided by the sinister sacking of the Matildas coach.

Reigning US Open champ Osaka survives scare in Melbourne

Reigning US Open champ Osaka survives scare in Melbourne

World No.4 Naomi Osaka is through to the fourth round of the Australian Open after coming from a set down to beat the crafty Hsieh Su-Wei

Confidential surveys led to sacking of Matildas coach

Confidential surveys led to sacking of Matildas coach

FFA chief David Gallop says confidential surveys and interviews spelled the end for Matildas coach Alen Stajcic

Heartbreaking moment Petra Martic collapses on camera

Heartbreaking moment Petra Martic collapses on camera

The “heartbreaking” moment an Australian Open star broke down and collapsed has been broadcast around the world, sparking outrage.

Diamonds lose acting skipper on eve of London double-header

Diamonds lose acting skipper on eve of London double-header

Wing defence Gabi Simpson has been ruled out of Australia's Quad Series Tests against New Zealand and England, in a major blow to the netball world champions

Injured Hazelwood ruled out of series

Injured Hazelwood ruled out of series

Australia have suffered a blow to their bowling stocks for the Test series against Sri Lanka, with key paceman Josh Hazlewood ruled out due to a back injury

Women watching tennis in wedding dresses causes furor

Women watching tennis in wedding dresses causes furor

TV footage of two women in wedding dresses sitting side by side in Margaret Court Arena has caused quite an episode at the Australian Open.

Fri 18 Jan 2019

Novak filthy at offensive Aussie crowd

Novak filthy at offensive Aussie crowd

A furious Novak Djokovic was upset at the Rod Laver Arena crowd’s disrespect and he let everyone know about it

Hot autumn plans for rising sprinter

Hot autumn plans for rising sprinter

Ljungberg, the hottest favourite at Rosehill Gardens, is racing to earn an autumn carnival invite

Mickelson falls one shy of a magic 59

Mickelson falls one shy of a magic 59

Phil Mickelson has begun his 27th full season as a professional by flirting with one of the few feats he hasn't accomplished - golf's magic number.

FIFA corruption reporter gunned down

FIFA corruption reporter gunned down

The reporter who went undercover to expose graft and corruption within world soccer governing body FIFA has been shot dead in a public street

Beale escapes disciplinary action over white powder videos

Beale escapes disciplinary action over white powder videos

Rugby Australia says Wallabies star Kurtley Beale won't face any disciplinary action for any involvement in two videos purportedly involving drugs.

Don't cry: Serena all class with distraught opponent

Don't cry: Serena all class with distraught opponent

Serena Williams is through to the fourth round of the Australian Open and has made time to comfort her young, teraful opponent

Inglis to retire when contract's done at end of 2020 season

Inglis to retire when contract's done at end of 2020 season

SOUTH Sydney skipper Greg Inglis will retire from the NRL at the end of the 2020 season and stop playing rep football at the end of this year

Surfer badly injured in remote reef break

Surfer badly injured in remote reef break

A fundraising appeal has been launched for Arlon Fonmosa who was badly injured at a reef break in Pohnpei, Micronesia.

Hyundai reveals hardcore racer to showcase coupe performance

Hyundai reveals hardcore racer to showcase coupe performance

Feisty new coupe is just the latest tyre-frying model from the South Korean maker’s growing N performance brand.

Socceroos’ Asian Cup path revealed

Socceroos’ Asian Cup path revealed

Australia has avoided a round of 16 death match against rival Asian rival Japan, but its journey to a repeat final won’t be easy.

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