News: Sport

Sam Kerr named ABC Sports Personality of the Year at AIS awards, the Matildas win Team of the Year

Tuesday  14:10,   12 december 2017
ABC News

A brilliant year for women's football in Australia is capped by a triple triumph, with Sam Kerr winning ABC Sports Personality of the Year, the Matildas taking out Team of the Year and coach Alen Stajcic also honoured at the AIS awards.Superstar [...]

Young Roo Kyron Hayden out for up to five months

Tuesday  14:10,   12 december 2017
Sporting News

Kyron Hayden recovering after shoulder surgery on his AC joint.The 18-year-old is a bright prospect for the Kangaroos, and they are expecting to have him back early on in the 2018[...]

Comment: I hope Raelene Castle ticks the crucial boxes, not just the right ones

Tuesday  14:10,   12 december 2017
The Roar

Despite former Wallabies hooker and now Fox Sports commentator and successful businessman Phil Kearns being heavily favoured a fortnight ago, former Canterbury Bulldogs chief executive Raelene Castle has been unveiled as Bill Pulver’s replacement as [...]

WBBL: Perth Scorchers hand Sydney Sixers first loss of season

Tuesday  12:53,   12 december 2017
WAtoday

Sydney Sixers hammered by nine wickets on Tuesday afternoon.After a record-breaking opening weekend, Sydney's big guns Ellyse Perry, Ashleigh Gardiner and Alyssa Healy all failed to fire as they were restricted to 8-122 at North Dalton Park in[...]

Tailenders' partnership key to NZ win

Tuesday  11:21,   12 december 2017
MSN

New Zealand have inflicted a big defeat in the second cricket Test against New Zealand in Hamilton, beating them by 240 runs.The hosts coasted to a 240-run victory on Tuesday afternoon at Seddon Park - their second win over the Windies inside four[...]

Manly's one condition for Carney

Tuesday  08:07,   12 december 2017
Sporting News

Trent Barrett is asking for one thing if he arrives at the club. Big ask?Carney has battled with alcohol throughout a well-documented decade in first grade, from a 12-month ban from his hometown in Goulburn to the infamous bubbler incident that[...]

ONE Championship 66 highlights: Check out this crippling liver shot

Tuesday  08:06,   12 december 2017
MMAJunkie

ONE Championship closed out its 2017 campaign this past weekend, and the main card opened with a crippling liver shot. "ONE Championship 66: Warriors of the World" took place Saturday at Impact Arena in Bangkok, and it streamed as an online[...]

Mitchell Marsh raring to go if called in Perth test

Tuesday  08:06,   12 december 2017
Reuters

Australia all-rounder Mitchell Marsh said he was ready to go if his improved batting in domestic cricket earned him the nod for the third Ashes test against England that starts in Perth on Thursday. The 26-year-old underwent shoulder surgery earlier [...]

UFC says it will sue Manny Pacquiao if reports of boxing negotiations with star fighter Conor McGregor are true

Tuesday  08:05,   12 december 2017
Business Insider Australia

Getty Images UFC has threatened to sue former championship boxer Manny Pacquiao. Prominent cage-fighting firm UFC has threatened to sue former five-weight world champion boxer Manny[...]

Sydney to Hobart: Black Jack takes crown in Big Boat challenge; Princess Mary joins Wild Oats XI

Tuesday  08:05,   12 december 2017
MSN

Queensland-based super-maxi Black Jack has sent a warning to the Sydney to Hobart fleet, winning the final lead-up event ahead of the Boxing Day start. Wild Oats XI had won every edition of the Big Boat Challenge since 2009, but could only[...]

Yankees sign Stanton to largest deal in history of team sport

Tuesday  06:37,   12 december 2017
MSN

Giancarlo Stanton has inked a 13-year US$325 million contract with the MLB club.The New York Yankees have pulled off one of the biggest trades in recent baseball history by acquiring slugger Giancarlo Stanton from the Miami[...]

Jeff Horn plays down concerns over weight cut

Tuesday  06:36,   12 december 2017
Sporting News

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Maguire replaces Archer in the referee ranks

Tuesday  03:06,   12 december 2017
Sporting News

Is this the news all NRL fans have been waiting for?Former referees boss Greg McCallum broke the news via a Facebook post on Monday, claiming Maguire will step in as a referees[...]

Raelene Castle replaces Bill Pulver as Rugby Australia chief executive

Tuesday  03:06,   12 december 2017
Sydney Morning Herald

Raelene Castle is set to become Rugby Australia's new chief executive and the first female boss of an Australian football code. Fairfax Media understands Castle has edged out former Wallabies captain Phil Kearns for the position, despite reports [...]

Australian rugby league players will get online lessons in good manners

Tuesday  00:36,   12 december 2017
Business Insider Australia

Rugby League players will get online lessons in good manners from online trainer Velpic under a new deal with the National Rugby League. After a trial with the Canterbury Bulldogs earlier this year, Velpic’s eCoaching and eLearning platform will[...]