National Sport

Mon 16 Sep 2019

Australia’s bold World Cup bid

premium_icon Australia’s bold World Cup bid

Buoyed by the success of recent blockbuster home matches against the USA, Basketball Australia have begun negotiations to bring the World Cup to Australia.

Archer ‘thought he could rip my head off’

premium_icon Archer ‘thought he could rip my head off’

Matthew Wade and Jofra Archer spiced up The Oval with a war of words and glaring contest.

Burns firms as next Crows coach

premium_icon Burns firms as next Crows coach

An AFL great has endorsed Scott Burns to take over from Don Pyke as the new Adelaide Crows coach. And the betting market has responded.

Ponting reveals Aussie Test XI locks

Ponting reveals Aussie Test XI locks

Aussie legend Ricky Ponting has made a tough call on four Ashes heroes, identifying just seven players as “locks” for the First Test of the summer.

Paine savours moment but challenges side to improve

premium_icon Paine savours moment but challenges side to improve

Tim Paine is “thrilled” to be taking the urn home, but a drawn series and the over-reliance on a few key individuals leaves room for improvements.

Extraordinary fallout to Fury bloodbath

Extraordinary fallout to Fury bloodbath

After suffering a cut that looked “like a shark’s mouth”, heavyweight champ Tyson Fury played with fire — and his old man is fuming.

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