National Sport

Mon 30 Mar 2020

‘We can’t afford for the horse’s sake to shut the doors’

premium_icon ‘We can’t afford for the horse’s sake to shut the doors’

There are 4000 or more thoroughbreds who will still need to be fed, says Australian Trainers’ Association president Robbie Griffiths.

NRL coaches snubbed from historic meeting

premium_icon NRL coaches snubbed from historic meeting

Why are rugby league’s most influential men not given a voice at one of the most important meetings in the game’s history?

Why V’Landys is ‘hellbent’ on July 1 return

premium_icon Why V’Landys is ‘hellbent’ on July 1 return

Ahead of one of the most important days in rugby league’s history, Peter V’landys remains determined as ever to get the NRL premiership back up and running.

Sun 29 Mar 2020

COVID chaos causes cricket contract backflip

premium_icon COVID chaos causes cricket contract backflip

The dreaded impact of the Coronavirus could finally be hitting cricket, with Cricket Australia set to make an extraordinary delay

Swimming’s radical plan to fix Olympic nightmare

premium_icon Swimming’s radical plan to fix Olympic nightmare

The delayed Tokyo Olympics is causing a schedule hell for sporting administrators around the world

Revealed: NRL eyes return of one referee

premium_icon Revealed: NRL eyes return of one referee

Rugby league will need to slash costs in all areas, and one money-saving exercise could see the game revert to the good old days writes PHIL ROTHFIELD.

It’s over: Smith free to captain Australia again

premium_icon It’s over: Smith free to captain Australia again

Steve Smith can officially be considered for the office again - signalling an end, of sorts, to the sandpaper saga.

What Channel 9 needs to do to cure NRL coronavirus Blues

premium_icon What Channel 9 needs to do to cure NRL coronavirus Blues

Oh for the a replay of the Broncos glory days when Alfie was the little maestro.

Aussies caught in wild Tokyo Olympics conspiracy

premium_icon Aussies caught in wild Tokyo Olympics conspiracy

A 2000 Sydney Olympics gold medallist says she knows the real reason the Tokyo Games were postponed.

Red alert! UEFA chief says season may now be ‘lost’

premium_icon Red alert! UEFA chief says season may now be ‘lost’

The prospect of Liverpool being denied a title that is all but theirs already increases.

Boyd prepares for life after footy during shutdown

premium_icon Boyd prepares for life after footy during shutdown

With the 2020 season on hold there is a real chance Darius Boyd may have played his last game in the NRL, who has already decided his next move.

‘Take it seriously’: Locked in de Minaur warning

premium_icon ‘Take it seriously’: Locked in de Minaur warning

Stranded in Spain, top-ranked Aussie tennis star Alex de Minaur has served up a dire warning for anyone not taking the COVID-19 pandemic seriously: ‘You don’t want to...

NRL stars come crashing back to reality

NRL stars come crashing back to reality

NRL stars are quickly learning about the harsh reality of life without any footy, forced to search for other jobs to earn an income.

NRL’s strict new COVID-19 lockdown laws

premium_icon NRL’s strict new COVID-19 lockdown laws

A confidential six-page document obtained by News Corp reveals the strict new guidelines every NRL club and player must adhere to

Sat 28 Mar 2020

A-League player tests positive for coronavirus

premium_icon A-League player tests positive for coronavirus

Two A-League squads are in lockdown after a player from one team, and a member of the coaching staff from another, tested positive for the coronavirus.

Cristiano Ronaldo savaged over poolside snaps

Cristiano Ronaldo savaged over poolside snaps

He may be the biggest football star in the world, but in the eyes of one boss he’s setting a bad example during quarantine.

From fast lane to supermarket aisle for Olympian

premium_icon From fast lane to supermarket aisle for Olympian

A Queensland Olympian has gone from fast lane to Tokyo to the local supermarket aisle amid the global coronavirus shutdown.

Fri 27 Mar 2020

JT’s coronavirus message to Aussie kids

premium_icon JT’s coronavirus message to Aussie kids

Johnathan Thurston has saved Aussie kids from being cut off from their schooling during the coronavirus pandemic

Hands up who'll miss the Footy

premium_icon Hands up who'll miss the Footy

For as long as I can remember, Friday night has been about watching the footy. So what are we supposed to do now?

Lewis optimistic and focused on NRL dream

premium_icon Lewis optimistic and focused on NRL dream

A promising stint with the Melbourne Storm before the season shut down has Chris Lewis hopeful his NRL dreams are still alive.

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