News: Sport

High-energy basketball court cleaner becomes a social media star in China

Sunday  10:25,   18 february 2018
MSN

<p>A court cleaner for China's national basketball league who shot to fame for his high-intensity approach to the job says even the NBA's Beijing office has shown interest in him.</p>A court cleaner for China's national basketball[...]

Australian cricket commentator lets loose on Eden Park

Sunday  10:25,   18 february 2018
MSN

"It's a bit of a joke."They may have pulled of the highest run chase in Twenty20 cricket history, but some Australians still hold concerns over Auckland's Eden Park as a cricket[...]

NRL trials wrap: Scores, injuries, who flopped and shocked

Sunday  07:07,   18 february 2018
Sporting News

Find out who won the positional battles at your club and which combinations worked the best.They're the famous words of every NRL fan, both winners and losers, when the NRL trials kicks[...]

This Olympian hadn’t seen her mom in four years. Then she looked in the stands.

Sunday  06:30,   18 february 2018
The Washington Post

Veteran U.S. skeleton athlete Katie Uhlaender failed to medal Saturday, but her mother’s surprise appearance at her race in PyeongChang put that disappointment in perspective.“I felt like I fell through the floor,” Uhlaender[...]

Winter Olympics 2018: USA-Russia blowout ends on icy note without coach handshake

Sunday  04:13,   18 february 2018
Sporting News

U.S. coach Tony Granato apparently was "furious" with his Russian counterparts for a pretty silly reason.It's customary in hockey for coaches to shake hands upon the conclusion of a game. But Granato failed to acknowledge Russia's Oleg[...]

Olympics fan Federer on top of the world and into Rotterdam final

Sunday  00:30,   18 february 2018
AFP

Roger Federer celebrated becoming the oldest man to reach the world number one ranking by making the Rotterdam Open final on Saturday with a 6-3, 7-6 (7/3) victory over Italy's Andreas Seppi despite losing sleep watching early-morning coverage[...]

Man of the match drops embarrassing f-bomb

Saturday  23:35,   17 february 2018
Wide World of Sports

Nelson Asofa-Solomona was so surprised with his World Club Challenge man of the match honours that he forgot his acceptance speech was being broadcast on live TV. Nelson Asofa-Solomona was so surprised with his World Club Challenge man of the[...]

Rory McIlroy blames fans for Tiger Woods' latest missed cut

Saturday  23:35,   17 february 2018
Sporting News

Tiger Woods missed the cut in his second PGA Tour outing of 2018 and Rory McIlroy believes his treatment by fans may be partly to blame.Rory McIlroy believes Tiger Woods may have missed the cut at the Genesis Open partly due to the added strain of[...]

Aerial skier Morris through to finals

Saturday  23:02,   17 february 2018
MSN

Australian aerial skier David Morris nailed a clutch second jump to move through to the finals at the Winter Olympics.Forced to go through a repechage after missing automatic qualification in the top six, Morris nailed a clutch second jump on[...]

Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu convinced the other medalists to join him on the podium in a great moment of solidarity

Saturday  23:01,   17 february 2018
Business Insider Australia

Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu won the gold medal in men's figure skating. Afterward, he invited the silver and bronze medalists onto his podium and put his arms around them.Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu became the first repeat men's[...]

Phoenix punish Panenka's penalty fail, 10-man Adelaide rescue late draw

Saturday  21:00,   17 february 2018
Sporting News

Diego Castro's 'Panenka' penalty failure late on for Perth Glory was punished by Wellington Phoenix.The Spaniard had previously pulled Glory level in the first half, scoring a stunning free-kick to cancel out Sarpeet Singh's sumptuous[...]

10-man Reds snatch draw with Mariners

Saturday  18:36,   17 february 2018
MSN

<p>A 10-man Adelaide United have come from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 with the Central Coast Mariners in their A-League clash in Adelaide.&nbsp;</p>The Reds were made to play more than 70 minutes a man down with Ersan Gulum controversially sent[...]

Broncos thrash Titans 38-10 in NRL trial

Saturday  18:36,   17 february 2018
MSN

Brisbane have thrashed Gold Coast 38-10 in their NRL trial in Toowoomba, with bad boy Matt Lodge making his debut and two tries from ex-Titan James Roberts.Former NRL bad boy Matt Lodge made a Brisbane debut to remember, dominating a Gold Coast pack [...]

Lions hand Blues first AFLW loss of 2018

Saturday  18:36,   17 february 2018
MSN

<p>Brisbane Lions' bid for consecutive AFL Women's grand final appearances is back on track after upsetting premiership fancies Carlton by 22 points at Princes Park.</p>The loss was the Blues' first of the season and they will lose top [...]

Foran quiet in Dogs' 16-12 NRL trial win

Saturday  13:35,   17 february 2018
MSN

Kieran Foran has had a quiet Canterbury debut but Michael Lichaa has stolen the show in Canterbury's 16-12 NRL trial win over Canberra on the Sunshine Coast. All eyes might have been on marquee signing Kieran Foran but hooker Michael Lichaa[...]