News: Sport

England into RLWC semis with win over PNG

Sunday  20:52,   19 november 2017

England will face Tonga in the Rugby League World Cup semi-finals after overcoming Papua New Guinea 36-6 in Melbourne.England have marched into a Rugby League World Cup semi-final showdown with Tonga after an unconvincing 36-6 win over Papua New[...]

Two-goal Kerr primed for Matildas matches

Sunday  20:51,   19 november 2017

Matildas' superstar Sam Kerr shook off a recent injury concern to fire home two goals as league leaders Perth Glory saw off Melbourne Victory.Kerr netted twice in the second half past an exposed Victory goalkeeper Casey Dumont as the Glory[...]

British sailor, 60, dies in round-the-world race

Sunday  15:21,   19 november 2017
Sky News

A British sailor has died after being washed overboard during one of the world's toughest yacht races.Simon Speirs, 60, was taking part in the year-long Clipper Round The World challenge as a crew member with team Great[...]

Werdum wins UFC headline bout in Sydney

Sunday  10:23,   19 november 2017

Former UFC world heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum has moved closer to getting another title shot with a unanimous points win over Marcin Tybura in Sydney.Second-ranked Werdum, 40, controlled the five-round bout against his eighth-rated[...]

Wildcats blow Melbourne United away in NBL

Sunday  09:55,   19 november 2017

Perth have inflicted a massive 32-point defeat over a listless Melbourne United to stay second on the NBL ladder.With over 10,000 fans packing Hisense Arena in Melbourne for the much-anticipated clash, United started promisingly but could not[...]

Biting allegation mars Jillaroos WC win

Sunday  09:55,   19 november 2017

Australia have defeated England 38-0 at the women's Rugby League World Cup with Jillaroos centre Isabelle Kelly accused of biting.The Jillaroos sent a clear message to the rest of the tournament with an eight tries-to-none defeat of the[...]

The Repeat Set: The real reason SBW won't fight Gallen

Sunday  09:51,   19 november 2017
Sporting News

Gallen reveals why his All Blacks rival is being a chicken.Paul Gallen fears he will never get it on with Sonny Bill Williams in the ring and will drop off chasing the dual[...]

Comment: Rugby League World Cup: Former New Zealand coach Brian McClennan reduced to tears by Kiwi defeat

Sunday  09:51,   19 november 2017
Sydney Morning Herald

Pioneering New Zealand coach Brian McClennan told television viewers he had cried during an ad break while covering the Kiwis' historic loss to Fiji on Saturday night. "I shed a tear just then," an emotional McClennan told Sky Sports[...]

Australia to field first in 2nd Ashes T20

Sunday  09:51,   19 november 2017

Australia have picked Molly Strano ahead of fellow spinner Amanda-Jade Wellington for the second Ashes Twenty20 match.The hosts retained the urn after beating England by six wickets in the opening T20 match at North Sydney Oval two days ago,[...]

Aussie's stunning KO in UFC debut

Sunday  09:50,   19 november 2017
Wide World of Sports

Former NRL player Tai Tuivasa has had a dream debut in the UFC, defeating experienced American heavyweight Rashad Coulter with a flying knee knockout. Tuivasa, 24, sent shockwaves throughout the MMA world with a stunning upset in a first-round[...]

Boxing: Zolani Tete retains WBO bantamweight title with fastest ever championship bout knockout

Sunday  07:06,   19 november 2017
Wide World of Sports

Zolani Tete needed just one punch and 11 seconds to retain his WBO bantamweight title in Belfast in an incredible display of accuracy and power.Tete, 29, landed a knockout blow on Siboniso Gonya six seconds after the first bell in their title fight[...]

Darren Lehmann explains shock Ashes selections

Sunday  07:05,   19 november 2017
Sporting News

The coach discusses the selections that have everyone talking.Australia coach Darren Lehmann has explained the shock Ashes selections that has left most of the cricketing community[...]

Kokkinakis given Australian Open wildcard

Sunday  05:52,   19 november 2017

Thanasi Kokkinakis has been awarded a wildcard into the 2018 Australian Open.The 21-year-old has battled serious shoulder and abdominal injuries in recent years and is now hoping for a long-overdue change of luck on the fitness[...]

Cheika fumes at controversial refereeing decisions as Wallabies beaten 30-6 by England

Sunday  05:51,   19 november 2017

A spate of controversial refereeing decisions against the Wallabies has seen coach Michael Cheika lose his cool and England continue their dominance over Australia since the World Cup, with Eddie Jones' men chalking up a 30-6 win at Twickenham[...]

Eureka Climb: Champion stair climbers Mark Bourne, Alice McNamara win seventh titles

Sunday  03:31,   19 november 2017
The Age

Champion stair climbers Mark Bourne and Alice McNamara have claimed their seventh Eureka Climb titles.Mark Bourne blasted up 88 floors of Melbourne's Eureka Tower at 6.45am, reaching the top while most of us were still in[...]