National Sport

Sat 18 Jan 2020

Ian Chappell: why the Aussies are the envy of rest of world

premium_icon Ian Chappell: why the Aussies are the envy of rest of world

Pace and bounce! It’s a proven match-winning commodity and the Aussies currently have the talent to deploy it at will, says Ian Chappell

The French Open speech Barty’s coach binned

premium_icon The French Open speech Barty’s coach binned

When Ash Barty was a set and 3-0 down in the French Open semi-final, her coach Craig Tyzzer prepared a tough post-mortem

Federer speaks up on Australian Open smoke policy

Federer speaks up on Australian Open smoke policy

Roger Federer backs Australian Open's new air quality policy after organisers copped international criticism for allowing qualifiers to play in thick smoke haze

Toowoomba trainer's NZ buy pays off at Eagle Farm

Toowoomba trainer's NZ buy pays off at Eagle Farm

Promising stayer Romakash has vindicated trainer Matt Kropp's decision to make an annual trip to the New Zealand sales with his win at Eagle Farm

Rabada’s Root send-off earns Proteas quick harsh ban

premium_icon Rabada’s Root send-off earns Proteas quick harsh ban

England is in charge of the third Test in South Africa and have also been boosted by a severe call that has scrubbed Kagiso Rabada from the next match

Trainer left bemused after 'real handful' wins

Trainer left bemused after 'real handful' wins

Trainer Rob Heathcote is rarely stuck for words but he was left bemused after Emerald Kingdom won the Canadian Club Plate (1000m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday

Steve Smith sounds word of warning for Marnus Labuschagne

Steve Smith sounds word of warning for Marnus Labuschagne

Steve Smith has warned Marnus Labuschagne that repeating his incredible summer form will be more difficult second time around

'Up for the fight’: AFL commentator bidding to become mayor

'Up for the fight’: AFL commentator bidding to become mayor

AFL commentator Basil Zempilas is keen to become the next lord mayor of Perth, with a delay in local elections increasing the TV personality’s hopes

'Short' Ash Barty opens up on being bullied as a teen

premium_icon 'Short' Ash Barty opens up on being bullied as a teen

"Short" world No.1 Ashleigh Barty has revealed how childhood bullies claimed she'd never make it as a tennis star

One-armed golfer's hole in one goes viral

One-armed golfer's hole in one goes viral

One-armed golfer Laurent Hurtubise has sent the golf world into a spin after nailing a shot-of-the-year contender you have to see to believe

Video: ‘Idiots’ jump fence during horse race

Video: ‘Idiots’ jump fence during horse race

Racing officials have called for life bans for "disgusting" spectators who jumped the fence and ran on to the track during a race at Cranbourne on Friday night

‘I’m in pain’: The Rock’s heartache

‘I’m in pain’: The Rock’s heartache

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has posted an emotional farewell to his “hero” father, Rocky, who sadly passed away earlier this week

Former WWE star slams Qantas’s ‘gender discrimination’

Former WWE star slams Qantas’s ‘gender discrimination’

Qantas has come under fire from a former WWE star turned fitness model after they turned her away from the business lounge because of her outfit

Ripped Conor McGregor looks in scary shape

Ripped Conor McGregor looks in scary shape

Conor McGregor used to ravage his body to make weight, but fans were left in awe after he hit the scales looking like an absolute monster

Smith and Marnus fire but India go big to level series

Smith and Marnus fire but India go big to level series

Steve Smith and Marnus Labuschagne fell just shy of a century and 50 respectively as India piled on a huge total to set up a third ODI decider

Fri 17 Jan 2020

De Minaur to turn back on Open

premium_icon De Minaur to turn back on Open

Alex de Minaur is still dealing with the disappointment of missing his home grand slam, and as part of his recovery, plans on avoiding the whole tournament.

Humbled Heat return to bad old ways

premium_icon Humbled Heat return to bad old ways

With big guns AB de Villiers and Chris Lynn failing to fire, Brisbane Heat capitulated to hand Adelaide Strikers one of the easiest wins of BBL09 so far.

Robbo still ‘strong’ with Latrell

premium_icon Robbo still ‘strong’ with Latrell

For Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson the Latrell Mitchell transfer saga was simple: his time was up but that doesn’t change everything he did for the club.

Fed admits defeat in tennis’ great race

Fed admits defeat in tennis’ great race

Roger Federer has made the surprising revelation he’s come to terms with the notion he’ll soon be overtaken by his fiercest rivals.

Reformed Reds rebel stars in Melbourne mauling

premium_icon Reformed Reds rebel stars in Melbourne mauling

Life after Samu Kerevi looks a whole lot brighter for the Queensland Reds now Wallaby James O’Connor has made an eye-catching return against his former club.

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