National Sport

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Weir looking for kickstart into spring

Weir looking for kickstart into spring

DARREN Weir isn’t predicting a day of domination at Caulfield on Saturday, just one that will provide a springboard into spring’s feature races.

Alcott blasts airline after wheelchair fail

Alcott blasts airline after wheelchair fail

AUSSIE paralympian has called for Australian airlines to “get their sh** together” after an embarrassing stuff-up on Friday.

‘He won that high on coke and pills’

‘He won that high on coke and pills’

THE curtain has been lifted on the Heath Ledger-like demise of one of sport’s great champions and the devastating drug addiction that cost him his life.

Warne's reveals fears about batting line-up

Warne's reveals fears about batting line-up

SHANE Warne is alarmed by a perceived lack of batting depth in Australian cricket, saying there are not six Test-quality batsmen in the country right now.

‘Lost for words’: Stars rage at tennis overhaul

‘Lost for words’: Stars rage at tennis overhaul

THE Davis Cup as we knew it is no more after a massive shake-up was confirmed overnight — and the tennis world is fuming.

Rugby star fined, apologises for wild night

Rugby star fined, apologises for wild night

England's Danny Cipriani was fined £2000 ($A2500) after pleading guilty to common assault following an incident at a nightclub on the island of Jersey

Raceday focus: Best bets at Taree, Bathurst

Raceday focus: Best bets at Taree, Bathurst

TRAINER Jeff Englebrecht will have his eye on both ends of the field in the Hopkins Livermore Cup at Taree.

Sub-60! Snedeker stuns with rare feat

Sub-60! Snedeker stuns with rare feat

BRANDT Snedeker became only the ninth golfer in US PGA Tour history to fire an 11-under 59 in the first round of the Wyndham Championship.

Fagan fumes after Lion’s ‘soft’ sledge

Fagan fumes after Lion’s ‘soft’ sledge

BRISBANE defender Nick Robertson has added some spice to Saturday’s QClash, saying the Gold Coast Suns are soft. And his coach wasn’t happy about it.

Broncos boss addresses Bennett saga

Broncos boss addresses Bennett saga

BRISBANE CEO Paul White has been grilled at an explosive press conference where he repeatedly defended Wayne Bennett’s future at the club in 2019.

Swans back youngsters in derby heat

Swans back youngsters in derby heat

SWANS coach John Longmire has opted to play it safe with Heath Grundy and bring him back through the NEAFL rather than the heat of Saturday’s Sydney Derby.

England coach calls on Stokes to say sorry

England coach calls on Stokes to say sorry

ENGLAND head coach Trevor Bayliss says Ben Stokes still has one thing left to do over the events which led to his eventual acquittal for affray.

Waller and queen of the turf dominate awards

Waller and queen of the turf dominate awards

TRAINER Chris Waller and his champion mare Winx cleaned up the major awards at the NSW Racehorse Owners Association Night of Champions awards ceremony.

Major blow as Wallabies lose key forward

Major blow as Wallabies lose key forward

THE Wallabies are going to have to be at the top of their game if they are to take down a star-studded All Blacks team in Sydney on Saturday night.

50-year dynasty ends: Lowy calls time on FFA reign

50-year dynasty ends: Lowy calls time on FFA reign

WITH a ‘heavy heart’ FFA boss Steven Lowy has decided not to seek re-election, opting instead to remove himself as Australian soccer saga drags on.

Seibold shuts down coaching ‘circus’ talk

Seibold shuts down coaching ‘circus’ talk

SOUTH Sydney coach Anthony Seibold has shut down questions around reports linking him to the Broncos coaching role following the Rabbitohs’ loss to Brisbane.

AFL stars’ MCG protest confirmed

AFL stars’ MCG protest confirmed

TWO AFL stars’ plan to stage a protest on the MCG during the Richmond-Essendon Friday night blockbuster has been confirmed.

Serena reveals her tragic discovery

Serena reveals her tragic discovery

SERENA Williams has revealed the heartbreaking development just 10 minutes before a match that saw her suffer her worst ever loss.

Freefall: Socceroos plummet in rankings after WC nightmare

Freefall: Socceroos plummet in rankings after WC nightmare

THE Socceroos have plummeted in the latest FIFA rankings after a disappointing World Cup, while there’s a new No. 1 as the previous top dog went into freefall.

Tennis Australia slams controversial Davis Cup revamp

Tennis Australia slams controversial Davis Cup revamp

TENNIS Australia and current and former players have strongly criticised a vote to revamp the 118-year-old Davis Cup into a season-ending World Cup-style format.

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