National Sport

Tue 17 Jul 2018

Bolt’s razzmatazz what A-League desperately needs

premium_icon Bolt’s razzmatazz what A-League desperately needs

AFTER a World Cup that reminded us how glorious football can be, the A-League desperately needs a major shot in the arm to rediscover its own sense of excitement....

Parents need background check to snap kids at footy

premium_icon Parents need background check to snap kids at footy

Parents are being told if they want to take pictures of their kids playing junior sport they need to spend up to $80 to register for a “media pass”.

Lessons that help top sportsmen become the best

premium_icon Lessons that help top sportsmen become the best

Elite competitive sportsmen like Scott McLaughlin soak up every race high and low in their quest to be the best.

Usain Bolt may be joining A-League

Usain Bolt may be joining A-League

COMMENT: What is this sorcery? Talk is afoot that Jamaican-born speedster Usain Bolt may play for underachieving A-League club, the Central Coast Mariners.

Usain Bolt set to light up the A-League

premium_icon Usain Bolt set to light up the A-League

EXCLUSIVE: This is no gimmick. Usain Bolt - the eight-time Olympic gold medallist - is on the brink of joining the A-League in a multi-million-dollar deal.

Mon 16 Jul 2018

Diamonds don't need to change their game too much: Bassett

premium_icon Diamonds don't need to change their game too much: Bassett

"I THINK there was plenty of good stuff (at the Gold Coast Games).”

Broncos call for rule change

premium_icon Broncos call for rule change

WAYNE Bennett and Darius Boyd believe the obstruction rule is being applied too harshly in the NRL with attacking teams restricted by current interpretations.

Refs boss admits Bunker bungled O’Sullivan try

Refs boss admits Bunker bungled O’Sullivan try

THE call confused everyone watching — including the man who scored. Now NRL referees boss Bernard Sutton admits the Bunker got it seriously wrong.

Dragons must rebound to banish slump fears

premium_icon Dragons must rebound to banish slump fears

THE Dragons have dropped two games in a row and if they want to stop talk about their form before it really hots up they’d better do a job on the Cowboys.

Favourite punters have big day out

Favourite punters have big day out

GOLDEN Sheaf's win in the first race launched a stellar day for favourite punters at last week's metropolitan race meeting at Ipswich.

‘I can rule that out’: Giant responds to trade talk

‘I can rule that out’: Giant responds to trade talk

GWS star Dylan Shiel has been the centre of speculation but now he’s ruled out a move away from the Giants in this year’s trade period.

All Blacks’ World Cup defence given boost

All Blacks’ World Cup defence given boost

THE All Blacks have retained two of their top young talents with Ardie Savea and Jordie Barrett agreeing to stay for their Rugby World Cup defence next year.

Aussie crews oarsome at World Cup

Aussie crews oarsome at World Cup

AUSTRALIA’S top women’s four completed preparations for the upcoming world rowing championships with gold and a World Cup crown on a day of success in Lucerne

‘They didn’t play football’: Lovren’s salty France dig

‘They didn’t play football’: Lovren’s salty France dig

CROATIA dominated France in possession during the World Cup final but walked away losers. Now defender Dejan Lovren has had his say on the French tactics.

F1 minnows move up the grid

F1 minnows move up the grid

IN 12 months, they’ve shot from distant tailenders to midfield regulars. But what has changed at Sauber — and just how good is F1 rookie Charles Leclerc?

Career mystery rears head as Sutton eyes 300th

Career mystery rears head as Sutton eyes 300th

A HISTORIC milestone for John Sutton this weekend will be a bittersweet moment from a career clouded by mystery.

Naitanui faces 12 months on sidelines

Naitanui faces 12 months on sidelines

STAR ruckman Nic Naitanui could miss another 12 months of football if West Coast's worst fears are realised.

Silver lining for Aussies in mixed teams triathlon

Silver lining for Aussies in mixed teams triathlon

AUSTRALIA has left the Hamburg world triathlon series without a single title after losing its world crown in the new Olympic mixed team’s event to France.

McCullough escapes ban for punch

McCullough escapes ban for punch

THE NRL has let Andrew McCullough off with only a fine for punching Warriors player Chris Satae in the head, while Satae avoided a ban for his lifted elbow.

Bunnies hop clear in premiership race

Bunnies hop clear in premiership race

THE Rabbitohs remain a game clear after extending their impressive winning streak but that will be of little consolation without premiership success.

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