News: Sport

Wests Tigers sign Watene-Zelezniak

Saturday  10:01,   29 april 2017
MSN

The rebuild at West Tigers continues with Malakai Watene-Zelezniak joining the joint-venture club.The Tigers on Saturday confirmed the signing of the 25-year-old for the remainder of 2017 and the 2018 NRL[...]

Com Games on tack as Carrara venue opens

Saturday  09:06,   29 april 2017
MSN

The $105 million Carrara venue on the Gold Coast, which will host the opening and closing ceremonies of the Commonwealth Gamse, has opened its doors.Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and federal Sport Minister Greg Hunt opened the doors to[...]

Ex-NFL star's estate currently worthless, home to be sold

Saturday  04:50,   29 april 2017
MSN

Court records show the estate of former NFL star Aaron Hernandez currently has a dollar value of zero. The former New England Patriots tight end took his own life last week in prison.Hernandez's fiancee and her lawyer said in an affidavit filed on[...]

Ilie Nastase issues truly lame apology for Serena Williams comments

Saturday  04:06,   29 april 2017
The Washington Post

He says he wasn't being racist. He was just being “spontaneous."Ilie Nastase made headlines over the weekend by first making racially insensitive comments about Serena Williams’s pregnancy and then disrupting a Fed Cup[...]

Thurston in doubt for ANZAC Test, Papalii axed

Saturday  02:50,   29 april 2017
Radio New Zealand

Josh Papalii has been axed from the Australian rugby league team for the ANZAC Test and now star halfback Johnathan Thurston is in doubt for the clash. Canberra forward Papalii has been withdrawn from the Kangaroos team after pleading guilty to a[...]

Ban looms for Giants' Greene after AFL hit

Saturday  02:00,   29 april 2017
MSN

Greater Western Sydney forward Toby Greene is facing suspension after being reported for striking Western Bulldogs' Caleb Daniel.In a crude spoil attempt, Greene's fist caught Western Bulldogs livewire Caleb Daniel flush on the mouth, later[...]

IPL: Gautam Gambhir scores record 35th half-century, Kolkata Knight Riders cheer

Friday  23:50,   28 april 2017
Hindustan Times

Gautam Gambhir became the man with the highest Indian Premier League (IPL) half-centuries.With Sunil Narine gone early, Gambhir and Robin Uthappa repaired the innings. Uthappa was the one with the flashier shots but Gambhir was the glue that held[...]

Flanagan warns against NSW picking Gallen

Friday  23:26,   28 april 2017
MSN

Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan has taken aim at New South Wales' prop stocks after suggestions the Blues may rely on a Paul Gallen comeback.That's the opinion of Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan, who scoffed at suggestions his club captain could[...]

Giants beat Bulldogs in thriller in Canberra

Friday  20:51,   28 april 2017
9News.com.au

Greater Western Sydney have prevailed by two points over the Western Bulldogs in Canberra, adding another chapter to a growing rivalry.With the temperature plummeting to five degrees, the heat was on at UNSW Canberra[...]

Eels beat Cowboys in Townsville

Friday  19:22,   28 april 2017
MSN

<p>The Cowboys missed Johnathan Thurston in their 26-6 loss to the Eels, while the Sea Eagles embarrassed the Rabbitohs with a 46-8 victory.</p>Thurston was expected to make a sorely-needed return for the Cowboys but his troublesome calf[...]

Edwards falls foul of 'no-slap' rule

Friday  16:53,   28 april 2017
9News.com.au

Parramatta Eels forward Kenny Edwards has fallen foul of the NRL's 'no-slap' rule and taken his anger out on a chair once back in the dressing room.The rule – which was brought in following the slap delivered by Canterbury forward David[...]

Aaron Woods officially signs with the Bulldogs

Friday  16:53,   28 april 2017
Sporting News

The worst kept secret in rugby league has been confirmed, with Aaron Woods officially signing with the Bulldogs.  The Tigers captain has signed a four-year deal with Des Hasler's side, starting next year. Unofficially, the news broke last[...]

Rabbitohs booed by their own in Manly loss

Friday  15:56,   28 april 2017
MSN

South Sydney have been booed by their own fans during their embarrassing 42-8 NRL loss to Manly at Allianz Stadium on Friday night.In uncomfortable scenes, the Rabbitohs were booed by their fans as they left the field at halftime and face a long,[...]

Magpies coach Nathan Buckley stands by comment linking future to top eight finish

Friday  15:39,   28 april 2017
ABC News

Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley says he has no regrets about linking a top eight finish to his future as coach.&nbsp;Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley says he has no regrets about linking a top eight finish to his future as[...]

Hardwick wants dour struggle against Crows

Friday  15:38,   28 april 2017
MSN

Richmond coach Damien Hardwick doesn't want a shootout against the high-scoring Crows when they meet on Sunday.Damien Hardwick is warning Richmond to play to their strengths and avoid a shootout in their AFL match of the round against[...]