News: Sport

Lealiifano happy after Ireland rugby stint

Tuesday  14:30,   20 february 2018

Brumbies co-captain Christian Lealiifano believes playing in Ireland was ideal preparation for the new Super Rugby season after a strong stint with Ulster.Lealiifano, who made an inspirational return from leukemia in last year's quarter-final, is[...]

Commonwealth Games 2018: Jessica Peris, daughter of Olympic gold medallist Nova, tests positive for banned substance

Tuesday  13:54,   20 february 2018
Sydney Morning Herald

Reports are emerging on Tuesday afternoon that Australian sprinter Jessica Peris was forced to withdraw from the Commonwealth Games trials after testing positive to a banned substance. Sprinter Jessica Peris withdrew from last weekend's Commonwealth [...]

Comment: Ban the Olympics

Tuesday  13:51,   20 february 2018
The Atlantic

What are the Olympics good for? Why do we continue to have them? Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not represent the views of MSN or[...]

Canadian duo blow away sports world with mesmerising final skate to become the most decorated ice dance team in Olympic history

Tuesday  13:01,   20 february 2018
Business Insider Australia

Canadian ice dancing duo Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir took home gold at the Winter Olympics on Tuesday in Pyeongchang. Canadian ice dance team Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir dazzled the sports world on Tuesday in Pyeongchang at the Winter[...]

Yoel Romero: I'm fighting Robert Whittaker for the middleweight title next

Tuesday  08:10,   20 february 2018
Sporting News

The Cuban veteran is convinced.Fresh off a third-round knockout win over former champion Luke Rockhold, 41-year-old Romero believes he’ll be getting another chance to claim a UFC[...]

Josh Morris: Bulldogs 'more relaxed' without Des

Tuesday  07:21,   20 february 2018
Sporting News

Bulldogs centre and NRL veteran Josh Morris has spoken of the difference between new coach Dean Pay and former leader Des Hasler. Hasler was shown the door by the Bulldogs board in September last year, who claimed ''the decision to change our[...]

American halfpipe skier who didn't perform a single trick gamed the system to qualify for the Olympics while representing Hungary

Tuesday  04:31,   20 february 2018
Business Insider Australia

Elizabeth Swaney competed in the ladies' ski halfpipe on Monday despite being unable to land any real tricks. Elizabeth Swaney can't land a trick beyond a simple 180 in the halfpipe, but that didn't stop her from becoming an Olympic[...]

Red Bull launch new F1 car with temporary livery

Tuesday  03:35,   20 february 2018

<p>Red Bull became the first of Formula One's top three teams to lift the covers off their new-look car on Monday, a week before pre-season testing starts in Spain, but kept some secrets under wraps.</p>The four times world champions,[...]

Motorcycling - Yamaha are struggling, says MotoGP great Rossi

Tuesday  00:58,   20 february 2018

The evidence from MotoGP's two pre-season tests so far is that Yamaha are struggling, according to Valentino Rossi and Maverick Vinales. Italian great Rossi, the nine-times world champion who turned 39 last week, was 12th in the combined[...]

Clubs see timing of FFA expansion call as cynical

Tuesday  00:57,   20 february 2018

There is little love lost between the FFA and the clubs and bodies representing the A-League and second tier clubs see expansion call as ploy to impress FIFAThe Australian Association of Football Clubs, the body leading the push for a second tier[...]

NRL 2018: Manly Sea Eagles prop Lloyd Perrett lucky to be alive after heat stroke

Tuesday  00:57,   20 february 2018
Sydney Morning Herald

Lloyd Perrett doesn't remember anything of the moment he collapsed on the first day of pre-season testing with severe heat stroke. But he knows he's lucky to still be alive.There will be an ice pack on the back of his neck, one on the[...]

McGregor: Floyd talks have ended

Monday  23:02,   19 february 2018
Sky Sports

Conor McGregor has had a cheeky dig at Floyd Mayweather after putting an end to speculation the pair could meet again in an MMA octagon. Mayweather teased fight fans earlier this month when he posted a video of himself on Twitter standing in an[...]

Big hit: Cricket Australia says T20 internationals are here to stay

Monday  20:31,   19 february 2018
Sydney Morning Herald

Cricket Australia has no intention of scrapping Twenty20 internationals despite calls by England coach Trevor Bayliss to axe the bite-sized format.Cricket Australia maintains Twenty20 internationals are here to stay and will continue to schedule[...]

Cordner signs long-term Roosters NRL deal

Monday  20:31,   19 february 2018

Sydney Roosters fans will be clicking their heels with the news co-captain Boyd Cordner has recommitted to the NRL club until the end of the 2023 season. Sydney Roosters back rower Boyd Cordner says he can't imagine playing at any other NRL club, [...]