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Shocking moment Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah is caught using his phone at the wheel - and the footage has been handed to police

Tuesday  02:31,   14 august 2018

The footage is believed to have been taken after Liverpool's West Ham game on Sunday. Mr Salah is seen scrolling through his phone at the wheel as fans surround his car.The clip of the footballer is believed to have been taken on Sunday,[...]
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'We've woken the giant': Titmus ready to ramp up rivalry with Ledecky

Tuesday  01:35,   14 august 2018

Finishing in the same time zone as Katie Ledecky has put the 17-year-old Australian freestyle star on the map. Now the fun really begins."I think we’ve woken up the giant," said her coach Dean Boxall after his 17-year-old star rattled the cage of[...]

Gallen eyes off 96-year NRL record

Tuesday  01:35,   14 august 2018

Cronulla skipper Paul Gallen would become the oldest player in 96 years to win rugby league's biggest prize should the Sharks take out the NRL the grand final.As Gallen on Tuesday blows out the candles on his cake, he will do so in the knowledge [...]

Comment: Why supercoach Wayne Bennett will not go quietly

Tuesday  01:33,   14 august 2018

The Broncos coach is being managed out of the club he helped build and is unlikely to be there beyond next year.Bennett does everything on his terms. Always[...]

Kiwi-born Liz Patu named new Wallaroos skipper

Tuesday  01:33,   14 august 2018

The Wallaroos will host New Zealand in a historic Bledisloe Cup double header in Sydney on Saturday.She's the Kiwi-born, new Wallaroos captain who wants to lead a breakthrough victory against New Zealand in a historic home Bledisloe Cup double[...]

Wrestler Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart dies aged 63

Monday  22:52,   13 august 2018

Wrestler Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart - the tag-team partner of Bret "Hitman" Hart has died at the age of 63. Neidhart's ginger goatee beard and pink trousers made him instantly recognisable to fans in the 1980s."The Hart[...]

Holmes isn't going anywhere: Flanagan

Monday  22:51,   13 august 2018

Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan has guaranteed Valentine Holmes will remain at the Sharks next NRL season and ruled out an interest in Ben Barba.Holmes has been linked with North Queensland and an early exit from the final season of his Sharks[...]

Underdogs Argentina hope new boys bring change of fortunes

Monday  22:51,   13 august 2018

A decision to ease restrictions on European-based players could be the impetus that Argentina need to reverse a long slump and finally begin to compete with the traditional powers of the southern hemisphere. Argentina have used only home-based[...]

Saints in damage control at AFL tribunal

Monday  22:51,   13 august 2018

St Kilda veteran Nathan Brown will front the AFL tribunal to answer a rough conduct charge for his fierce bump on Essendon's Adam Saad.The 29-year-old was referred directly to the tribunal after he caught Saad unawares with a heavy bump late in[...]

Gus discusses the problem plaguing the Dragons

Monday  22:51,   13 august 2018

NRL legend Phil Gould has offered his explanation for the Dragons’ incredible post-Origin form slump in 2018 as they face an uphill battle to make the top four.Speaking on 100% Footy, Gould revealed that he saw trouble brewing for the Dragons as far [...]

New system may prove key for Dolphins

Monday  22:51,   13 august 2018

Head coach Jacco Verhaeren hopes the introduction of a new analysis system helps the Dolphins reel in the Americans at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.Australian head coach Jacco Verhaeren says he is excited by the potential of the technology to be unveiled [...]

Hawks do away with 'colour of surrender'

Monday  21:57,   13 august 2018

Hawthorn won’t wear white ever again. The Hawks have worn a white alternate jumper occasionally since 2008 in away games against clubs including Gold Coast, West Coast, Adelaide and Greater Western Sydney, but in a letter to members on the club’s[...]

Accident affected Dressel's Pan Pacs

Monday  21:50,   13 august 2018

Seven-time world champion Caeleb Dressel of the United States has revealed he suffered a motorcycle accident that almost ruled him out of the Pan Pacs in Tokyo.But the Dolphins may have to reassess that view after the United States swimming[...]

Incredible moment 5,000m runner celebrates second place a lap early… and collapses on the ground in tears after realising her error

Monday  20:13,   13 august 2018

Israeli runner Lonah Salpeter was trailing Holland's Sifan Hassan as she came up to the penultimate lap of the race on Sunday evening but peeled off after crossing the finish line. Commentators could be heard urging her to 'keep going' as she[...]

Pocock wants Wallabies to step up and help Hooper with leadership

Monday  18:31,   13 august 2018

David Pocock is ready to welcome back Michael Hooper but has warned that the Wallabies need more than one leader.Pocock hailed the returning Hooper's fitness and said he had grown enormously as a leader since taking on the captaincy last year. But[...]