News: Sport

Aussies undefeated at sevens world series

Sunday  00:51,   25 june 2017

With wins over Spain, Fiji and hosts France, Australia are into the last eight at the Women's Sevens World Series.Their undefeated run saw them finish top of Pool C and they will now take on the USA on Monday[...]

Bulldogs beat North by one point in AFL

Sunday  00:40,   25 june 2017

North kicked the last four goals of the match, but the Bulldogs held on in a match that featured some controversial umpiring decisions.The Kangaroos were denied a goal late in the match and also potentially at three-quarter time on Saturday night as [...]

Pearce downs Storm In golden point

Sunday  00:00,   25 june 2017
Wide World of Sports

Mitchell Pearce engineered a second-half comeback before he kicked the Sydney Roosters to victory in golden point over Melbourne in Adelaide.After the Roosters trailed by 12 points with eight minutes to play, Michael Gordon kicked a conversion from[...]

Cahill backs new City coach Joyce

Saturday  22:40,   24 june 2017

Socceroos striker Tim Cahill can't wait for the next A-League season to get started under new coach Warren Joyce.Cahill has yet to train under his new boss as he's on Socceroos duty at the Confederations Cup in[...]

Ronaldo scores, Portugal eases past New Zealand 4-0

Saturday  22:31,   24 june 2017
Associated Press

Cristiano Ronaldo's 75th international goal helped lift Portugal to a comfortable 4-0 win over New Zealand on Saturday and into the Confederations Cup semifinals. Ronaldo scored with a penalty kick in the 33rd minute, four minutes before[...]

White Ferns find form with Sri Lanka win

Saturday  22:31,   24 june 2017

Suzie Bates starred with bat and Holly Huddleston with the ball as the White Ferns cruised to a nine-wicket win in their first women's World Cup match.Sri Lanka constructed a solid start after White Ferns skipper Bates won the toss and elected[...]

Eng Women lose World Cup opener

Saturday  22:10,   24 june 2017
Sky Sports

England Women suffered a 35-run defeat to India in the opening game of the ICC Women's World Cup, in Derby.Having put India into bat first, England could only watch on helplessly in the field as opener Smriti Mandhana smashed a stunning 90 off[...]

Don't laugh, Wallabies can win: Cheika

Saturday  22:01,   24 june 2017

Michael Cheika says the Wallabies can still beat New Zealand despite a poor June international series that ended with a lucky win against Italy.The Wallabies have eight weeks to get things right after a flattering 40-27 win over Italy on Saturday[...]

Kangaroos fume at umpiring after AFL loss

Saturday  21:00,   24 june 2017

North Melbourne coach Brad Scott chose his words carefully but made it clear they were unhappy with Saturday night's umpiring.Coach Brad Scott bit his tongue in the wake of Saturday night's near-miss at Etihad Stadium, where they came back from[...]

Ronaldo preserves remarkable record with Portugal penalty against New Zealand

Saturday  20:36,   24 june 2017
Sporting News

The Real Madrid forward helped to lead from the front once more in a Confederations Cup clash, with his 56th effort of the season netted from the spotThe Real Madrid superstar enjoyed a stunning sequence of games to end his 2016-17 campaign, netting [...]

Merc won't talk to McLaren yet

Saturday  19:45,   24 june 2017
Sky Sports

Mercedes have said they would open discussions with McLaren about a 2018 engine deal if the Woking team formally drop Honda.The prospect of the McLaren-Honda partnership continuing for 2018 appears increasingly unlikely after recent strong comments[...]

Hamilton takes 66th career pole in Azerbaijan

Saturday  18:30,   24 june 2017

Lewis Hamilton surpassed Ayrton Senna's career haul of 65 pole positions in Formula One as he edged Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas to secure top spot the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Saturday. Hamilton banished memories of a dismal qualifying[...]

Banged-up Demons beat Eagles in thriller

Saturday  18:25,   24 june 2017
Wide World of Sports

Melbourne swingman Tom McDonald has kicked five goals against West Coast to end the Demons' 17-game AFL losing streak in Perth.The Eagles were on track for victory when Lewis Jetta's behind extended the home side's lead to 16 points midway[...]

Wallabies win 40-27, but it was hardly comfortable

Saturday  18:20,   24 june 2017
The Roar

<p>With just minutes left to play the Wallabies held only a one-point advantage and were a man down on the field after Toby Smith was sin-binned.</p>Michael Cheika will be greatly relieved with the result but there’s still plenty to work on[...]

Gray stars as Power run over Pies in AFL

Saturday  17:55,   24 june 2017

Port Adelaide have climbed to third on the AFL ladder with a commanding 31-point win over Collingwood at the MCG.Port led throughout and put the result beyond doubt with a commanding third quarter in which they booted five straight[...]