News: Sport

ICC confirms smart watches prohibited

Saturday  04:57,   26 may 2018
sportingnews

The ICC has confirmed players are not permitted to wear smart watches on the field of play, after two members of the Pakistan team were seen sporting them on day one of the first Test against England at Lord's.Pakistan made a superb start to the [...]

Nick Diaz arrested for alleged domestic violence in Las Vegas

Saturday  03:30,   26 may 2018
mmajunkie

UFC veteran Nick Diaz faces a felony charge of domestic battery by strangulation following an alleged incident in Las Vegas.A person within the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department identified Nickolas R. Diaz, 34, who is listed in an online[...]

Five keys to the Champions League final

Saturday  01:35,   26 may 2018
reuters

By Simon[...]

Transgender athlete Hannah Mouncey banned by AFLW now has sights on handball glory

Saturday  01:26,   26 may 2018
abc.net.au

Transgender athlete Hannah Mouncey, who was banned from playing in the AFLW, now has her sights set on the top echelon of another sport.She's been part of the sport for years, initially playing as a young[...]

Comment: The Super-er coach? Bellamy could make the Broncos unstoppable

Saturday  01:26,   26 may 2018
brisbanetimes.com.au

The Melbourne Storm mentor could spark a fresh era of domination for the game's richest club by taking up an offer to coach Brisbane.Queensland rugby league icon Billy Moore is perhaps better known for bellowing war cries than sage analysis but[...]

Adam Goodes reveals how he got his life back on track after a 13-year-old girl called the Indigenous AFL star an APE in a shocking racist attack

Saturday  01:07,   26 may 2018
dailymail.co.uk

It's been five years since a 13-year-old girl racially abused Adam Goodes by calling him an ape at a Sydney versus Collingwood game during an Indigenous round in 2013. Goodes said he had to step away from the game he loved because things were[...]

Storm edge Cowboys in Townsville NRL win

Friday  23:54,   25 may 2018
msn

<p>Melbourne have eked out a 7-6 NRL win over North Queensland, with a field goal from Cameron Munster giving the visitors the advantage in Townsville.</p>In what was likely the last time the Queensland greats will share a playing field, the[...]

'This is a pretty shallow money grab': Sam Newman slams Aboriginal footy players over shock new breakaway plans

Friday  23:54,   25 may 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Sam Newman's comments come after news surfaced that a number of Australian Indigenous ex-AFL players wanted to break away from the current structure and form a separate group. 'This on the surface of it looks like a pretty clumsy attempt to[...]

Pies launch second-half blitz to down Dogs

Friday  23:01,   25 may 2018
msn

<p>The Western Bulldogs jumped out to an early lead, but Collingwood <g class="gr_ gr_3 gr-alert gr_gramm gr_inline_cards gr_run_anim Grammar multiReplace" data-gr-id="3" id="3">have</g> fought back to score a[...]

Rebels earn bonus point win over Sunwolves

Friday  15:53,   25 may 2018
msn

<p>Melbourne have secured 40-13 bonus-point win over the Sunwolves to stay in touch with the Waratahs, who lead the Australian Super Rugby conference.</p>The bonus point victory at AAMI Park meant the Rebels are just one point behind the[...]

'Shallow attempt to go for a money grab'

Friday  15:52,   25 may 2018
wwos.ninemsn.com.au

Former AFL great Sam Newman has slammed former Indigenous players for attempting to move away from the current AFL Players’ Association. Newman’s comments came following the news that a group of Indigenous ex-players is attempting to break away[...]

Raiders defeat Manly in NRL thriller

Friday  14:56,   25 may 2018
msn

<p>Canberra <g class="gr_ gr_3 gr-alert gr_gramm gr_inline_cards gr_run_anim Grammar multiReplace" data-gr-id="3" id="3">have</g> stolen a stunning victory from Manly, with a last-gasp Aidan Sezer field goal[...]

Dockers hopeful Fyfe won't need surgery

Friday  14:56,   25 may 2018
msn

Dockers skipper Nat Fyfe is the current Brownlow Medal favourite, but it remains to be seen whether he can carry his knee injury through the entire AFL season.Fyfe is battling a tendon issue that has left his knee feeling sore on several occasions[...]

Comment: Is Folau ready to turn up the heat on Weber?

Friday  14:30,   25 may 2018
theroar.com.au

It’s hardly Conor McGregor versus Floyd Mayweather, and thank goodness for that. There’s been no incessant jibber-jabber. No suffocating, tacky hype. No disingenuous, inane chest thumping geared solely to selling more pay-per-view subscriptions.[...]

Tomic wins through to French Open

Friday  14:10,   25 may 2018
msn

Bernard Tomic will play at the French Open after a tough two-set win in his final qualifying match against Portugal's Goncalo Oliveira.Tomic battled back from a service break down deep in the first set to beat Portugal's Goncalo Oliveira 7-6[...]