National Sport

Wed 23 Jan 2019

Surging Bullets ‘should come out on top’ of Kings

premium_icon Surging Bullets ‘should come out on top’ of Kings

The Brisbane Bullets are in season-best form and former NBL star Mark Worthington sees them as favourites to topple Sydney Kings on Friday night.

Aussies must spin to win World Cup

premium_icon Aussies must spin to win World Cup

Australia has never deployed spin twins at a World Cup, but a respected Big Bash batsman says the game has changed and selectors must move with the times.

Serena in shocking Open choke

Serena in shocking Open choke

Serena Williams has sensationally departed the Australian Open, falling to Karolina Pliskova in a three-set thriller.

Ronaldo slammed for selfie after star’s disappearance

Ronaldo slammed for selfie after star’s disappearance

Cristiano Ronaldo has been slammed for posting a photograph from a private jet shortly after Cardiff’s new signing Emiliano Sala went missing.

‘Don’t get angry’: Osaka’s only mission

premium_icon ‘Don’t get angry’: Osaka’s only mission

Naomi Osaka has a second successive grand slam title in sight after sweeping past Elina Svitolina, but it was controlling her temper that played on her mind.

Surf Life Saving Queensland chief steps down

premium_icon Surf Life Saving Queensland chief steps down

Long-time Surf Life Saving Queensland chief executive officer John Brennan has announced he is stepping down.

Tragic tale of Kvitova’s emotional ‘second career’

premium_icon Tragic tale of Kvitova’s emotional ‘second career’

Two years ago Petra Kvitova was told she might never play top-level tennis again. So after blasting her way into the semi-finals, she broke down in tears when...

Ponting pushing for Pucovski to play

Ponting pushing for Pucovski to play

Ricky Ponting believes now is the time for Will Pucovski to make his Test debut for Australia — as he heaped praise on the youngster.

Sad state of Davis Cup fully exposed

premium_icon Sad state of Davis Cup fully exposed

Those behind the death of the Davis Cup argued the absence of the biggest names was proof change was needed. Well, the teams are in and it’s worse than feared

Taylor reveals likely Titans spine

Taylor reveals likely Titans spine

Titans star Ash Taylor has revealed his ideal spine for the upcoming season, overlooking a seasoned veteran after a young teammate’s impressive debut year.

Thorn tips leadership to lift Kerevi

premium_icon Thorn tips leadership to lift Kerevi

Samu Kerevi will take over from Scott Higginbotham as Reds skipper with coach Brad Thorn believing leadership brings out the best in the barnstorming centre.

Thunder finals charge in jeopardy after costly defeat

premium_icon Thunder finals charge in jeopardy after costly defeat

The Sydney Thunder are in danger of missing the Big Bash playoffs after being rolled by the Melbourne Renegades.

‘Annoyed’ Ewan eyes Great Ocean Road Race

‘Annoyed’ Ewan eyes Great Ocean Road Race

Australian cycling sprint king Caleb Ewan has set his sights on the Great Ocean Road Race still irritated over his Tour Down Under disqualification.

Third time lucky for mighty Winx?

Third time lucky for mighty Winx?

The mighty mare Winx has been nominated as the World’s Best Racehorse for the third year in a row - is this the year she finally takes home the prize?

Missing Premier League star's chilling audio

Missing Premier League star's chilling audio

An Argentinian media outlet has released what is believed to be the final audio message sent by Cardiff signing Emiliano Sala before his plane disappeared.

Sore Novak insists he’s fit and firing for Nishikori

premium_icon Sore Novak insists he’s fit and firing for Nishikori

World No.1 Novak Djokovic brushed off injury concerns ahead of his quarter-final showdown against Kei Nishikori despite a heavy fall in his previous match.

Roos defender fined over drunken bar fight

premium_icon Roos defender fined over drunken bar fight

North Melbourne footballer Marley Williams has been fined for his part in a drunken nightclub fracas.

King Kohli reigns supreme with awards clean sweep

King Kohli reigns supreme with awards clean sweep

India captain Virat Kohli has officially been crowned the world’s best cricketer in a historic clean sweep of the ICC’s three major awards.

Brave Reds plot Glory demise

premium_icon Brave Reds plot Glory demise

ADELAIDE United have vowed to attack at pace as they aims to avoid a repeat of thier early-season lesson at the hands of A-League leaders Perth Glory.

City stun Wanderers with de Laet show

premium_icon City stun Wanderers with de Laet show

Melbourne City piled more pain on Western Sydney, with a brace to Ritchie de Laet and a stoppage-time header from Bart Schenkeveld to claim a dramatic win.

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