National Sport

Mon 16 Jul 2018

Faf calls for age-old tradition to be scrapped

Faf calls for age-old tradition to be scrapped

AFTER suffering a record-breaking defeat against Sri Lanka, South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has joined a growing chorus calling for one of the game’s oldest...

How underdogs Croatia unified a country

premium_icon How underdogs Croatia unified a country

THE power of this World Cup was perhaps best displayed not on the football pitch in Russia but back in Croatia, where a country of 4 million jumped on a fairytale...

Pogba’s career-defining moment to shake critics

Pogba’s career-defining moment to shake critics

MANCHESTER United midfielder Paul Pogba entered the 2018 World Cup with more critics than ever, many of which were silenced in a moment of magic on Monday morning....

‘Hell’: Degenkolb conquers cobbles of Roubaix

premium_icon ‘Hell’: Degenkolb conquers cobbles of Roubaix

JOHN Degenkolb, his face covered in dirt and grit from the treacherous streets of Roubaix, celebrated a famous win after being told he would never ride in the Tour...

McCullough snaps after 229 games as a cleanskin

premium_icon McCullough snaps after 229 games as a cleanskin

A FLURRY of punches from cleanskin Andrew McCullough on Sunday underlined the frustration the Broncos felt on the way to one of the club’s ugliest post-Origin...

Heartbroken Porte: ‘I was on the ground before I knew it’

premium_icon Heartbroken Porte: ‘I was on the ground before I knew it’

AUSTRALIAN Richie Porte broke down in tears on the roadside as the realisation hit home that his Tour de France dreams had again been shattered in horribly unlucky...

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