National Sport

Tue 23 Jul 2019

Japan trip almost cost Diva shot at history

premium_icon Japan trip almost cost Diva shot at history

A new book on Makybe Diva has revealed a Japanese campaign left her on the brink of retirement before her tilt at a historic third successive Melbourne Cup.

Glenn opens door for Titans move

premium_icon Glenn opens door for Titans move

Off contract at the end of the year, Brisbane veteran Alex Glenn is rightfully considering his future — and thinks he would have plenty to offer the Titans.

Warne’s shock Aussie Ashes snub

Warne’s shock Aussie Ashes snub

Australian cricket legend Shane Warne has named his squad for the upcoming Ashes series, but one batsmen couldn’t earn a spot.

How Le Tour deals with graffiti penises

How Le Tour deals with graffiti penises

Meet the two men with the strangest job at the Tour de France — their task is to travel the course of the Tour converting NSFW graffiti into works of art.

China hits back at Mack Horton

China hits back at Mack Horton

Swimming Australia and Chinese media have reacted to Mack Horton’s controversial protest as one influential figure accused him of going too far.

Ronaldo cleared of rape charges

Ronaldo cleared of rape charges

Cristiano Ronaldo has been cleared of rape charges relating to a 2009 incident in Las Vegas as ‘claims can’t be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.’

Explosive $18m claim rocks Ricciardo

Explosive $18m claim rocks Ricciardo

News of a bitter personal dispute between Daniel Ricciardo and his former advisor has emerged amid reports of an $18 million lawsuit.

Aussie upstages Sun Yang, joins Thorpe

Aussie upstages Sun Yang, joins Thorpe

A 21-year-old Aussie star came from nowhere to outshine controversial Chinese swimmer Sun Yang and put the world on notice.

2032 Olympics bid a step closer

premium_icon 2032 Olympics bid a step closer

A bid for the 2032 Olympic Games in Queensland is closer to reality with Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk leading a taskforce to determine the full cost of the event.

Fresh twist as swimming slaps Horton

Fresh twist as swimming slaps Horton

Mack Horton will be officially warned by swimming’s governing body, who denounced the Aussie star’s protest against Sun Yang.

Mon 22 Jul 2019

Socceroos swap at Victory to mark new era

premium_icon Socceroos swap at Victory to mark new era

With Melbourne Victory on the verge of losing Terry Antonis to Suwon Bluewings, new coach Marco Kurz looks set to secure a pretty handy replacement.

Rance’s finals comeback bid out of his hands

premium_icon Rance’s finals comeback bid out of his hands

An amazing September return for Richmond defender Alex Rance is not out of the realm of possibility but the decision won’t be made by the player or club.

Crash: Walters must meet Titans halfway

premium_icon Crash: Walters must meet Titans halfway

Gold Coast and Kevin Walters appear the perfect fit — but before any deal can be made, each side must make a move that goes against their better judgment.

White’s night points to an O’Connor comeback

premium_icon White’s night points to an O’Connor comeback

When James O’Connor runs out for the Wallabies in Brisbane on Saturday night he can thanks fellow comeback kid Nic White for paving the way.

Greenberg won’t make Coyne call

premium_icon Greenberg won’t make Coyne call

NRL CEO Todd Greenberg says the decision on Mark Coyne’s future isn’t his to make and stopped short of backing the under-fire NRL commissioner.

Tomic pursues legal action over Wimbledon fine

premium_icon Tomic pursues legal action over Wimbledon fine

Bernard Tomic’s Wimbledon fight looks set to hit the courts with the former world No.17 promising to donate any money to Australian charities.

Queensland cricket turns to legend in time of need

premium_icon Queensland cricket turns to legend in time of need

Former Australian wicketkeeper Ian Healy has been appointed to the board to help stop the infighting that is damaging the local game.

Lions could ban member after Christensen abuse

premium_icon Lions could ban member after Christensen abuse

Brisbane Lions will consider stopping a supporter who racially vilified forward Allen Christensen from becoming a member in future.

Two sides of the Coyne argument

premium_icon Two sides of the Coyne argument

Long-time colleagues Robert “Crash” Craddock and Mike Colman have never had a disagreement - until now - as the Mark Coyne debate sees them come out swinging.

Death threats after swimming protest

Death threats after swimming protest

Mack Horton’s stance against China’s Sun Yang has turned nasty with his family and girlfriend being threatened via social media.

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