National Sport

Tue 18 Dec 2018

Player ratings: Only inches away from a 10

premium_icon Player ratings: Only inches away from a 10

Australia claimed their first Test win since March with an emphatic 146-run win over India in Perth. See who starred and who flopped in the victory.

1-1: Bring on Boxing Day bonanza

premium_icon 1-1: Bring on Boxing Day bonanza

Australia and India will hit the Boxing Day Test locked at 1-1 after the home side ended nine-months of agony with a resounding win.

Winx was exploited in doping scandal

premium_icon Winx was exploited in doping scandal

Accused horse doper Greg Nelligan has revealed he deliberately tried to take advantage of Winx’s presence at Flemington last year to inject a horse.

Footy legend slams AFL over star’s bridge fall

Footy legend slams AFL over star’s bridge fall

A North Melbourne legend has launched into the AFL, labelling Majak Daw’s tragic fall from a Melbourne bridge a defining “wake-up call” for officials.

Mason Cox: Inside the craziest week of my life

premium_icon Mason Cox: Inside the craziest week of my life

From the highs of an upset win against Richmond to the lows of standing the mark for Dom Sheed’s miracle goal — it was seven days MASON COX will never forget.

Walker returns to court

Walker returns to court

Dylan Walker has returned to Manly Local Court over an alleged domestic violence incident involving his fiancee earlier this month.

‘Friendship’ drove Aquanita doping driver

premium_icon ‘Friendship’ drove Aquanita doping driver

Greg Nelligan admits punting was a motivation to dope hundreds of horses under the nose of stewards after claiming he was never paid by trainers to cheat.

‘The slums’: Hamilton under fire for home-town slur

‘The slums’: Hamilton under fire for home-town slur

Lewis Hamilton was speaking at the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year awards and although seemingly backtracking, has faced criticism for his comments.

Damning stat proving Jose is on the brink of the sack

Damning stat proving Jose is on the brink of the sack

Jose Mourinho is on the brink of getting the boot following Manchester United’s worst start to a season since 1990/91 — and the awful stats don’t stop there.

AFL star in serious incident on Bolte Bridge

premium_icon AFL star in serious incident on Bolte Bridge

AFL star Majak Daw is recovering in hospital from a suspected broken hip after a serious incident on Melbourne’s Bolte Bridge last night.

Cricket thinking of Olympic return

premium_icon Cricket thinking of Olympic return

Cricket has not featured at the Olympic Games in more than 100 years.

Canes want more at crease

premium_icon Canes want more at crease

They are on the big bucks, and that’s why the Hobart Hurricanes want their three internationals to produce big runs.

'We should have picked a spinner'

'We should have picked a spinner'

India veteran Mohammed Shami believes his side erred by not playing a frontline spinner in the second Test.

Tennis introduces new ‘Serena rules’

Tennis introduces new ‘Serena rules’

Serena Williams was at the centre of several tennis storms in 2018, sparking the sport’s governing body into action by making significant changes.

India prodigy ruled out for series

premium_icon India prodigy ruled out for series

After a dream start in Adelaide, India’s tour is starting to unravel, compounded by the news that an ankle injury has rubbed out batting prodigy Prithvi Shaw.

Done deal: Corey Norman contract saga over

premium_icon Done deal: Corey Norman contract saga over

After talks between Corey Norman and the Dragons initially stalled over his reluctance to accept a reduced payout from Parramatta, the playmaker’s switch has been...

Simple truth in messy Red Bull divorce

Simple truth in messy Red Bull divorce

Red Bull has shed more light on the simple reason it was backed into a corner and forced to terminate its relationship with a longtime partner.

Tigers rocked by $400k salary cap scandal

Tigers rocked by $400k salary cap scandal

The ARL Commission is reportedly set to take a heavy hand to the Wests Tigers on Tuesday following bombshell revelations of red-flagged $400,000 deal.

Wilson keeps title hopes alive, Parko retires

Wilson keeps title hopes alive, Parko retires

Julian Wilson has kept his world title hopes alive by qualifying for the quarter-finals, while Joel Parkinson ended his 17-year surfing career at the season-ending...

Man Utd, Liverpool cop horror Champions draws

Man Utd, Liverpool cop horror Champions draws

The draw for the final 16 of the UEFA Champions League has been revealed and it’s not been kind to two English powerhouses.

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