National Sport

Sat 19 Jan 2019

Aussie Caleb Ewan stripped of Tour Down Under stage win

premium_icon Aussie Caleb Ewan stripped of Tour Down Under stage win

Race leader Patrick Bevin crashes in the final 10km and Aussie Caleb Ewan is stripped of his line-honours win in penultimate stage of the 2019 Tour Down Under

Barty withdraws from doubles to lessen Open workload

Barty withdraws from doubles to lessen Open workload

Ashleigh Barty has pulled out of her scheduled Australian Open doubles match with a mystery injury, casting doubts over her singles title assault

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

Groth: why this is life-changing for blokes like Bolt

premium_icon Groth: why this is life-changing for blokes like Bolt

Genuine country lad Alex Bolt has done it the hard way and deserves everything that comes his way at this year’s Australian Open, writes Sam Groth

Winx worthy of ultimate accolade

premium_icon Winx worthy of ultimate accolade

Winx can crown her celebrated career and conquer racing’s final frontier by becoming the first Aussie-trained racehorse to be named undisputed world champion

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.

Storm young gun Croft eager to pick up where he left off

premium_icon Storm young gun Croft eager to pick up where he left off

A strong finish to a rollercoaster season has buoyed Brodie Croft's hopes for a promising year ahead in the No.7 jersey at Melbourne Storm.

Heat into WBBL final after final ball drama

premium_icon Heat into WBBL final after final ball drama

Sydney Thunder had seemed destined for a spot in the WBBL final as Nicola Carey sent the final ball against Brisbane Heat high and long towards the boundary

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

A-League can wait as Maclaren eyes Cup glory

premium_icon A-League can wait as Maclaren eyes Cup glory

Jamie Maclaren is reluctant to talk about an A-League return while attempting to build on his Socceroos breakthrough at the Asian Cup

Tomic Snr makes bombshell Hewitt accusation

premium_icon Tomic Snr makes bombshell Hewitt accusation

Bernard Tomic’s father says he will begin legal action against Lleyton Hewitt over a traumatising incident he alleges happened during a Cup tie nine years ago

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

Matildas Cup plans in chaos as coach sacked

premium_icon Matildas Cup plans in chaos as coach sacked

Football Federation Australia is set to announce Matildas boss Alen Stajcic has been fired on the eve of the Women’s World Cup in France

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.

Knights legend tips big season ahead

premium_icon Knights legend tips big season ahead

FORMER NRL great joins Moose and Willow on the weekly Sideline Spray to give his verdict on the season ahead.

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