National Sport

Sun 29 Mar 2020

Red alert! UEFA chief says season may now be ‘lost’

premium_icon Red alert! UEFA chief says season may now be ‘lost’

The prospect of Liverpool being denied a title that is all but theirs already increases.

Boyd prepares for life after footy during shutdown

premium_icon Boyd prepares for life after footy during shutdown

With the 2020 season on hold there is a real chance Darius Boyd may have played his last game in the NRL, who has already decided his next move.

‘Take it seriously’: Locked in de Minaur warning

premium_icon ‘Take it seriously’: Locked in de Minaur warning

Stranded in Spain, top-ranked Aussie tennis star Alex de Minaur has served up a dire warning for anyone not taking the COVID-19 pandemic seriously: ‘You don’t want to...

NRL stars come crashing back to reality

NRL stars come crashing back to reality

NRL stars are quickly learning about the harsh reality of life without any footy, forced to search for other jobs to earn an income.

NRL’s strict new COVID-19 lockdown laws

premium_icon NRL’s strict new COVID-19 lockdown laws

A confidential six-page document obtained by News Corp reveals the strict new guidelines every NRL club and player must adhere to

Sat 28 Mar 2020

A-League player tests positive for coronavirus

premium_icon A-League player tests positive for coronavirus

Two A-League squads are in lockdown after a player from one team, and a member of the coaching staff from another, tested positive for the coronavirus.

Cristiano Ronaldo savaged over poolside snaps

Cristiano Ronaldo savaged over poolside snaps

He may be the biggest football star in the world, but in the eyes of one boss he’s setting a bad example during quarantine.

From fast lane to supermarket aisle for Olympian

premium_icon From fast lane to supermarket aisle for Olympian

A Queensland Olympian has gone from fast lane to Tokyo to the local supermarket aisle amid the global coronavirus shutdown.

Fri 27 Mar 2020

JT’s coronavirus message to Aussie kids

premium_icon JT’s coronavirus message to Aussie kids

Johnathan Thurston has saved Aussie kids from being cut off from their schooling during the coronavirus pandemic

Hands up who'll miss the Footy

premium_icon Hands up who'll miss the Footy

For as long as I can remember, Friday night has been about watching the footy. So what are we supposed to do now?

Lewis optimistic and focused on NRL dream

premium_icon Lewis optimistic and focused on NRL dream

A promising stint with the Melbourne Storm before the season shut down has Chris Lewis hopeful his NRL dreams are still alive.

Wallabies trial match on the cards

premium_icon Wallabies trial match on the cards

As Rugby Australia heads into a meeting with the players’ union about their pay, an exciting new concept has emerged to reignite the game.

Olympic delay: ‘The task is daunting and the cost massive’

premium_icon Olympic delay: ‘The task is daunting and the cost massive’

Tokyo Olympic organisers say seven years of work would now have to be crammed into six months.

Rabbitohs boss: NRL must ‘stop the greed’

premium_icon Rabbitohs boss: NRL must ‘stop the greed’

After the bombshell announcement that he was leaving the Rabbitohs, Shane Richardson has given a blunt assessement of how the game has been governed in recent years.

Cousins’ brutal answer to drug question

Cousins’ brutal answer to drug question

Former AFL star Ben Cousins was asked a simple “yes or no” question about his drug use and gave an excruciating 30-second response.

Horse racing back on after jockey tests negative

premium_icon Horse racing back on after jockey tests negative

It was the coronavirus test outcome that Australian racing had been hoping for as it fights to be the last major sport still in play, with jockey Mark Zahra returning a...

Channel 9 wants NRL deal torn up

Channel 9 wants NRL deal torn up

The broadcaster has reportedly stopped payments to the NRL and isn’t a fan of plans for a 15-round season running later this year.

Titmus declares: I’d have been guilty to win

premium_icon Titmus declares: I’d have been guilty to win

Titmus would have been guilty had she gained an advantage from the coronavirus crisis if the Tokyo Olympic Games had gone ahead in July.

Thu 26 Mar 2020

Greenberg fears for NRL's biggest clubs

Greenberg fears for NRL's biggest clubs

NRL CEO Todd Greenberg is worried about the viability of some of the game’s biggest clubs during the coronavirus crisis.

What next for sacked footy coaches, staff?

premium_icon What next for sacked footy coaches, staff?

AFL coaches who have become victims of the savage cost cutting caused by the coronavirus shutdown have been told to apply for welfare payments or a job in manual...

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