National Sport

Sat 4 Jul 2020

Television stars body shame footballer

Television stars body shame footballer

Footy commentary icon Bruce McAvaney and Brian Taylor have come under fire for bizarrely fat-shaming Essendon star Jake Stringer.

Aussie swim icon slams ‘wanker’ national coach

premium_icon Aussie swim icon slams ‘wanker’ national coach

The man who masterminded two of Australian swimming’s greatest Olympic champions says the current selection policy makes him want to spew.

Fri 3 Jul 2020

‘I didn’t see it coming’: Bronco caught with pants down

premium_icon ‘I didn’t see it coming’: Bronco caught with pants down

Corey Oates says he was shocked at being the only Bronco axed in the fallout to the Gold Coast loss, and things got even more embarrassing for him at training.

‘There were 10 sharks jumping out of the water’

‘There were 10 sharks jumping out of the water’

Shock for junior surfer as sharks leap out of the water.

‘This is ruining football’: EPL howler

‘This is ruining football’: EPL howler

Tottenham was denied a goal against Sheffield United by “one of the worst decisions” Jamie Redknapp has ever seen.

Thu 2 Jul 2020

NRL star investigated over nude video

NRL star investigated over nude video

The Bulldogs are reportedly filthy after claiming a star player is the victim of a deliberate “dirty trick” nude video release.

Winmar and Newman ready for face-to-face battle

premium_icon Winmar and Newman ready for face-to-face battle

Nicky Winmar will come face-to-face with Sam Newman, Mike Sheahan and Don Scott after the trio caused a racial furore over the St Kilda champion.

Footy league to slash hundreds of jobs in savage shake-up

premium_icon Footy league to slash hundreds of jobs in savage shake-up

An internal paper reveals plans to slash hundreds of jobs as it shifts towards the ‘new AFL’, that aims to prioritise ‘what is most important.’

Pregnant wife’s accident sends NRL star home

Pregnant wife’s accident sends NRL star home

Warriors star Leivaha Pulu has left his team’s hub and returned to New Zealand after his pregnant wife was involved in a car accident.

Stadium unlikely to reach 50% capacity

premium_icon Stadium unlikely to reach 50% capacity

Cowboys CEO Jeff Reibel says it is unlikely Queensland Country Bank Stadium will be filled at 50 per cent capacity for the club’s next home game.

F1 mogul, 89, has 4th child with 44yo wife

F1 mogul, 89, has 4th child with 44yo wife

The numbers are just incredible. Bernie Ecclestone, 89, now has children aged 65 and newborn after his 44-year-old wife’s 25-minute labour.

‘Heartbreaking’: FA Cup winners bankrupt

‘Heartbreaking’: FA Cup winners bankrupt

Seven years after winning the coveted FA Cup, an English football powerhouse has entered administration due to the coronavirus epidemic.

Wed 1 Jul 2020

Super Rugby saved as players reach pay deal

premium_icon Super Rugby saved as players reach pay deal

Australia’s domestic Super Rugby competition will proceed as planned this weekend following an end to the code’s drawn out pay deal.

Culture crisis destroying proud history

premium_icon Culture crisis destroying proud history

These are the reasons behind the Broncos’ dramatic fall from one of Australia’s top sporting franchises to NRL cellar-dwellers.

‘Naked’ footballer smacked with multi game ban

premium_icon ‘Naked’ footballer smacked with multi game ban

Collingwood star found half naked by police has been hit with a heavy sanction by the AFL for breaking return-to-play COVID-19 protocols.

Olympic golden girl faces court on drug charges

premium_icon Olympic golden girl faces court on drug charges

Sixteen years ago she won Australia’s first gold medal in her sport in 80 years, now she’s faced a southeast Queensland court on stealing and drug charges.

‘Looking ripped’: How Inglis is preparing for UK move

premium_icon ‘Looking ripped’: How Inglis is preparing for UK move

NRL star Greg Inglis is “training the house down” as he prepares to join the UK’s Warrington Wolves, casting aside any doubts that he would be taking his foot off the...

Broncos probe: Why Seibold is still right man for job

premium_icon Broncos probe: Why Seibold is still right man for job

The once mighty Brisbane Broncos are in crisis. How did it come to this and who is to blame? In the first of a four-part series, Travis Meyn and Peter Badel go straight...

Tue 30 Jun 2020

AFL stars investigated for COVID breach

AFL stars investigated for COVID breach

Two of Collingwood’s biggest stars are under investigation after reportedly breaching the AFL’s coronavirus protocols last weekend.

State of Origin poised for shock move overseas

premium_icon State of Origin poised for shock move overseas

For the first time in 33 years, State of Origin rugby league could be taken overseas should the historic Adelaide fixture be cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions.

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