News: Sport

Portugal, Mexico, Russia eye Confederations Cup semi-final berths

Friday  19:56,   23 june 2017
AFP

Portugal are set to rest Cristiano Ronaldo for Saturday's clash against New Zealand as the Euro 2016 winners look to clinch their place in next week's Confederations Cup semi-finals. Ronaldo brushed off allegations of tax evasion in Spain[...]

State of Origin 2017: Andrew Fifita riled by Josh McGuire's post-match sledge

Friday  19:11,   23 june 2017
WAtoday

NSW prop Andrew Fifita has revealed a verbal tirade from the Queenslanders after full-time will be stored in the memory bank as motivation as the Blues head to Suncorp Stadium for a decider.Fairfax Media understands Maroons lock Josh McGuire let fly [...]

Fenech: Horn-Pacquiao biggest Aussie fight

Friday  19:07,   23 june 2017
MSN

Jeff Horn's blockbuster clash against Manny Pacquiao is the biggest in Australian boxing history, according to Jeff Fenech.Three-time world champion Fenech reckons the July 2 fight will be the biggest ever seen on Australian shores - even bigger [...]

This raw footage of Floyd Mayweather destroying his sparring partner will break the hearts of Conor McGregor fans

Friday  16:13,   23 june 2017
MSN

<p>Mixed martial arts (MMA) fans are expecting Conor McGregor to have a puncher’s chance against Floyd Mayweather Jr. this[...]

Warriors down Bulldogs

Friday  14:15,   23 june 2017
MSN

The win over the Bulldogs comes at a cost for Warriors.It took a Shaun Johnson field goal in the 69th minute to give the home side some breathing[...]

MMA fight lasts 3 seconds

Friday  14:06,   23 june 2017
Wide World of Sports

This MMA bout barely went past the opening bell at NEF 29 after a lightning quick combinationNow this is a[...]

Wallaby cancer victim Lealiifano in emotional return

Friday  13:52,   23 june 2017
AFP

Wallaby star Christian Lealiifano has made an emotional return to rugby 10 months after he was diagnosed with leukaemia, his ACT Brumbies club said on Friday. The fly-half, who has been out of action since his diagnosis in August, made an appearance [...]

Prosecutors would swap prison for fine in Messi tax fraud case - press

Friday  12:52,   23 june 2017
Reuters

Spain's state prosecutor would accept substituting a fine of 255,000 euros (224,554 pounds) for the 21-month prison sentence handed down by a Barcelona court to soccer player Lionel Messi for tax fraud, Barcelona newspaper La Vanguardia[...]

Dockers star Fyfe out of Cats AFL clash

Friday  11:51,   23 june 2017
MSN

Fremantle superstar Nat Fyfe has been withdrawn from the Dockers squad to take on Geelong at Simonds Stadium on Sunday.Fyfe was initially named in Fremantle's 25-man squad, but was withdrawn on Friday following the team's training[...]

EXCLUSIVE: Richmond offer Carlton forward Levi Casboult multi-million dollar deal

Friday  11:51,   23 june 2017
Sporting News

Richmond's drive to be a premiership contender has seen the club put a multi-million dollar deal on the table for improved Carlton forward Levi Casboult. A four-year contract worth $500,000 a season will be tabled by the Tigers for Casboult as[...]

State of Origin 2017: Johnathan Thurston feared long-term health damage of playing in farewell

Friday  11:50,   23 june 2017
Brisbane Times

Johnathan Thurston feared he would compromise his health after football if he delayed shoulder surgery and tried to nurse his battered body through to a State of Origin farewell next month. The 34-year-old admitted he had thought about rolling the[...]

Ricciardo up for Baku F1 'like no other'

Friday  11:45,   23 june 2017
MSN

Australian Daniel Ricciardo will race for his fourth-straight Formula One podium at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.The Australian is a fan of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix track and has momentum after third-place finishes in Spain, Monaco and Canada in the[...]

Walters reveals candidates to replace Thurston

Friday  10:11,   23 june 2017
Sporting News

With halfback Johnathan Thurston ruled out for the remainder of 2017 with a shoulder injury, Maroons coach Kevin Walters is left with a rather big hole to fill ahead of the Origin decider. Considering Thurston's replacement for Game I, Anthony[...]

Andrew Fifita re-signs with Sharks for four years

Friday  09:38,   23 june 2017
Sporting News

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2017 NBA Draft: Sixers select Jonah Bolden with pick No. 36

Friday  08:55,   23 june 2017
MSN

Bolden, a power forward, suited up for UCLA before playing overseas.&nbsp;The Sixers entered the 2017 NBA draft boasting four second-round picks, and used their first one on 21-year-old power forward Jonah[...]