News: Sport

Griezmann, Torres boost Atletico

Wednesday  03:21,   22 february 2017
Sky Sports

Atletico hold the advantage after beating Leverkusen 4-2 in the first leg of their last-16 clash Champions League clash on Tuesday.The visitors led 2-0 at the break after goals from Saul Niguez (17) and Antoine Griezmann (25), who became his club's[...]

Rebuilt Karmichael ready to dominate again

Wednesday  03:21,   22 february 2017

For the first time in eight years, Karmichael Hunt says he feels like he's ready to dominate a game of football again.Eight years to be exact - not since his last season of NRL in 2009 has the code-hopper felt truly comfortable with his[...]

Jeff Horn on standby as Pacquiao bout uncertain

Wednesday  02:35,   22 february 2017

Manny Pacquiao's adviser says Jeff Horn is one of a number of boxing candidates for the Filipino's next fight.But clouds over the Queenslander's dream fight with Pacquiao remain, with the Filipino legend's camp confirming the Australian is[...]

Bernard Tomic's shocking 2017 rolls on

Wednesday  02:20,   22 february 2017

Bernard Tomic has lost in the first round of a tournament for the third time this year, this time in Delray Beach.The sixth-seeded Australian was sent packing from a tournament in the first round for a second consecutive week, after blowing a[...]

Manchester City 5-3 Monaco: Citizens complete comeback in eight-goal thriller

Wednesday  02:05,   22 february 2017

The first competitive meeting between Manchester City and Monaco will live long in the memory as the sides shared eight goals.The first competitive meeting between the two sides will live long in the memory after goals inside the final 13 minutes[...]

Pressure on Dragons' Ben Hunt due to big-money deal, say Andrew Johns and Darren Lockyer

Wednesday  01:50,   22 february 2017
Sydney Morning Herald

The sheer size of the contract the halfback has signed at St George Illawarra has guaranteed he will be under intense scrutiny this season even before he joins the Dragons.The 26-year-old playmaker will be elevated to one of the game's top-paid[...]

Legendary trainer gives McGregor a puncher's chance against Mayweather

Wednesday  01:36,   22 february 2017
Sporting News

Conor McGregor would “have his hands full" against Floyd Mayweather Jr., longtime boxing trainer Freddie Roach said Monday.Saying the bout "looks like it’s gonna happen," Roach offered up the best shot McGregor[...]

Nathan Lyon, Steve O'Keefe set for spin test in India

Tuesday  22:51,   21 february 2017

Steve O'Keefe says the four-Test series against India looms as a defining moment of his career, as he and Nathan Lyon attempt to spin Australia to victory.The challenge has never been as immense - nor the stakes quite as high - as what they will [...]

Croatian teen sends Stosur out in Dubai

Tuesday  22:21,   21 february 2017

Australia's Samantha Stosur has been sent out of the Dubai Open in straight sets. Australia's Samantha Stosur has become the latest victim of rising Croatian star Ana Konjuh.The 19-year-old world No.36 wasted little time sending Stosur out in [...]

Police say Tom Brady's MIA Super Bowl jersey is worth THIS much

Tuesday  21:25,   21 february 2017
New York Daily News

Tom Brady’s Super Bowl jersey is still missing and Houston cops believe it’s worth half a million dollars. The Patriots quarterback’s jersey is valued at US$500,000 (approx. AU$651,000) and presumed stolen, with the crime considered a[...]

Usman Khawaja faces subcontinent axe again

Tuesday  21:17,   21 february 2017

Matt Renshaw is set to edge Usman Khawaja in the selection battle for the final spot in Australia's XI for the first cricket Test against India. Renshaw did some catching practice alongside Smith, the skipper he's been stationed next to in[...]

Pie escapade ends in tears for Sutton United keeper

Tuesday  20:07,   21 february 2017

Laughter turned to tears for Sutton United's reserve goalkeeper Wayne Shaw on Tuesday as he left the club after it emerged the Football Association had launched an investigation into whether their betting rules had been breached. The FA and the[...]

No Koroibete in Rebels Super starter

Tuesday  18:06,   21 february 2017

Injured Marika Koroibete has been left out of the Melbourne Rebels side for their Super Rugby season opener against the depleted Blues. Melbourne will have three debutants in their starting line-up but no star recruit Marika Koroibete as they[...]

Injury-hit Brisbane take 0-0 draw in ACL

Tuesday  18:06,   21 february 2017

A youth-filled Roar have fought out a 0-0 draw against Muangthong United in their Asian Champions League opener in Brisbane.It's a result they'll probably take in the circumstances with a raft of key players missing. They had to rely on a string of[...]

Meat pie-eating goalie annoys team manager

Tuesday  16:21,   21 february 2017
Press Association

The English goalkeeper who ate a meat pie while on the bench during Sutton's FA Cup loss against Arsenal has fallen slightly foul of his team's management.The 46-year-old, known as the 'roly-poly goalie', pulled off the publicity stunt on[...]