National Sport

Wed 16 Oct 2019

Ex-NRL player guilty of grope after Origin win

premium_icon Ex-NRL player guilty of grope after Origin win

A former NRL player who is now the president of a Brisbane junior rugby league club has been found guilty of groping a woman while celebrating an Origin win

Meninga: Smith criticism ‘stupid, un-Australian’

premium_icon Meninga: Smith criticism ‘stupid, un-Australian’

One of rugby league’s greatest players admits he could understand if Cameron Smith walked away from the game immediately amid an endless stream of criticism

Tributes flow for ‘skate master’ after tragic death

premium_icon Tributes flow for ‘skate master’ after tragic death

A “pioneer” of Sunshine Coast skating has had his life support turned off days after collapsing doing the sport he loved.

Fat champ Andy Ruiz Jr reveals dramatic weight loss

Fat champ Andy Ruiz Jr reveals dramatic weight loss

Boxing heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jnr has revealed a fierce new figure after stunning the world against superstar Anthony Joshua

Cox Plate hopes sizzle at The Valley

premium_icon Cox Plate hopes sizzle at The Valley

Verry Elleegant will take on the Cox Plate instead of tackling this weekend’s Caulfield Cup, after impressing in her work at The Valley on Wednesday

Ricky Nixon taken to hospital after suicide hints

Ricky Nixon taken to hospital after suicide hints

Former AFL player agent Ricky Nixon has been taken to hospital after threatening on social media he was “off to join” Danny Frawley

New twist in Essendon drugs saga

New twist in Essendon drugs saga

Evidence uncovered by the Herald Sun has raised suspicion Essendon was the victim of an ASADA “stitch-up”, but others aren’t so sure

Cricket star apologises for naughty pics

Cricket star apologises for naughty pics

Aussie cricketer Shane Watson’s 1.2 million Instagram followers were shocked to see a series of sexually-explicit images posted to his account.

Shane Watson apologises over photos on hacked accounts

Shane Watson apologises over photos on hacked accounts

Former Aussie cricketer Shane Watson has issued an apology to fans after his social media accounts were hacked and showed illicit photos of scantily clad women

Aussie women could reap $2m World T20 bounty

premium_icon Aussie women could reap $2m World T20 bounty

Achieving prizemoney parity for the World T20 is a stunning endorsement, and Ellyse Perry insists the Aussies are not taking the historic advancement lightly.

Behind the richest turf race in the world

Behind the richest turf race in the world

Billed as the “world’s richest race on turf”, The Everest has made headlines around the world, cementing Sydney on the spring racing map

Battle-scarred Fenech’s victory salute after heart op

premium_icon Battle-scarred Fenech’s victory salute after heart op

Marrickville Mauler, Jeff Fenech, shows his fighting spirit after open-heart surgery in a Bangkok hospital last week while battling a bout of pneumonia.

Gold Coast Titans sponsor blasted after walking away

Gold Coast Titans sponsor blasted after walking away

A major sponsor of an NRL team has come under fire after ripping up a six-figure contract following a popular star’s grand final blunder.

Hong Kong melts down over LeBron

Hong Kong melts down over LeBron

There was an explosive response to LeBron James’ controversial comments on China — in Hong Kong and from another NBA star.

Bellamy’s secret mission into enemy camp

premium_icon Bellamy’s secret mission into enemy camp

They pulled in Ricky Stuart ... now it seems England have been picking the brains of Craig Bellamy.

The Wallabies stunned Mitchell’s All Blacks in 2003. The England assistant is ready this time

The Wallabies stunned Mitchell’s All Blacks in 2003. The...

Former All Blacks coach turned England assistant John Mitchell knows better than most not to underestimate the Wallabies at World Cups.

Seven heaven as Socceroos go on goalscoring spree

premium_icon Seven heaven as Socceroos go on goalscoring spree

The Socceroos may have put a weak opponent to the sword but alarming lapses in defence will give Graham Arnold much to ponder.

Tue 15 Oct 2019

Bennett selects trio of ‘Aussies’ in GB squad

premium_icon Bennett selects trio of ‘Aussies’ in GB squad

The three Aussies short-listed for Super League’s Man of Steel award - won by NRL reject Jackson Hastings - have been selected GB’s tour of New Zealand and PNG

Lane drives Japanese tilt at Caulfield and Melbourne cups

Lane drives Japanese tilt at Caulfield and Melbourne cups

Jockey Damian Lane earmarked Japanese star Mer De Glace as a Cups contender in June, and since arriving in Melbourne the five-year-old has continued to impress

Cornes blasts Power over ‘completely botched’  trade deal

Cornes blasts Power over ‘completely botched’ trade deal

Port Adelaide great Kane Cornes has torched his former club over an AFL Trade Period deal with St Kilda he says is daylight robbery

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