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Roosters to play Angus Crichton at left centre against St Helens

Tuesday  04:40,   18 february 2020

Roosters coach Trent Robinson will plug the gap left by the departure of Latrell Mitchell with back-rower Angus Crichton, who will be named at left centre for the World Club Challenge match against St Helens. Crichton has been groomed to play in the >>>

McGuire weighs in on Moore link to Tigers

Tuesday  04:20,   18 february 2020

Collingwood defender Darcy Moore will reportedly be thrown a lucrative offer by Richmond, but his manager Liam Pickering has denied any talks with the Tigers.After Alex Rance's shock retirement, the Tigers could use a replacement down back for the... >>>

State of Origin bushfire relief match: Victorian and All Stars squads revealed

Tuesday  04:00,   18 february 2020

Damien Hardwick and John Longmire have revealed their squads for the upcoming State of Origin bushfire relief match . Victoria will take on an All Stars outfit on Friday, February 28 at Marvel Stadium, with the AFLW clash between Collingwood and... >>>

Joshua Cheptegei's world record criticised, shoe technology accused of turning running into a 'farce'

Tuesday  03:35,   18 february 2020

Athletics has become embroiled in a footwear technology war as world records on the road tumble, but where do you draw the line from innovation which pushes a sport forward, to that stage when technology has gone too far? Running facing new... >>>

We're not scared of Ange's team: McGowan

Tuesday  02:15,   18 february 2020

Sydney FC will be looking to put a marker down for their Asian Champions League campaign against former Socceroo coach Ange Postecoglou's Yokohama F. Marinos.Sydney FC defender Ryan McGowan says former Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou has got... >>>

Tonga expelled from International Rugby League, given a week to appeal

Tuesday  01:45,   18 february 2020

It’s been a frenetic 12 months for Mate Ma'a.It’s been a frenetic 12 months for Mate... >>>

Should AFL be rebranded AFLM to reflect equal status with AFLW?

Tuesday  01:35,   18 february 2020

It seemed like a harmless suggestion: the rise in popularity of AFL women's, known as AFLW, means AFL men's might need a rebrand too.It seems like a harmless enough suggestion: the rise in popularity of AFL women's, known as AFLW, means AFL... >>>

Tomic's ludicrous lucky break after tank job

Tuesday  01:35,   18 february 2020

Bernard Tomic has reached the main draw of the ATP's Delray Beach Open despite a pathetic qualifying loss.Tomic lost 6-2 6-0 to world No.190 Ernests Gulbis in 53 minutes on Monday (AEDT) and appeared to have crashed out of the... >>>

Hall of Fame golfer Wright dies at age 85

Tuesday  01:10,   18 february 2020

Hall of Fame golfer Wright dies at age 85The American was... >>>

India wants a T20 World Cup win in Australia to pave the way for a women's IPL

Tuesday  00:15,   18 february 2020

An Indian victory at the upcoming T20 World Cup in Australia may see the women's game reach new heights in global popularity.If any team can dash Australia's hopes of securing a fifth Women's T20 World Cup title, it is... >>>

AFL confirm 2020 grand final start time

Tuesday  00:01,   18 february 2020

The AFL commission has opted to maintain the AFL grand final in its current afternoon timeslot for the 2020 season.The AFL grand final will maintain its traditional afternoon timeslot in... >>>

Lionel Messi and Lewis Hamilton share Laureus World Sportsman of the Year award

Monday  23:50,   17 february 2020

Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi were joint-winners of the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year award.Barcelona forward Lionel Messi and Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton became the first joint-winners of the... >>>

Mitchell only visited NQ to go fishing

Monday  23:25,   17 february 2020

NRL star Latrell Mitchell has admitted he only met with suitors North Queensland in the off-season so he could go on a fishing "holiday" in Townsville.While Latrell Mitchell can now find the funny side of his ongoing contract saga, former suitors... >>>

Lanning goes in to bat for 'high risk' Healy after modest lead-up to World Cup

Monday  23:16,   17 february 2020

Meg Lanning has defended Alyssa Healy's form slump and tri-series average of three ahead of the World Cup, saying the star batter "won't go too much longer without a score".Australia captain Meg Lanning has defended Alyssa Healy's "high... >>>

Supercars will never look the same as Ford v Holden rivalry vanishes

Monday  23:02,   17 february 2020

The Ford versus Holden rivalry has underpinned Australian motor sport since the 1960s but it will be no more now that Holden has announced it will quit the Australian market.The Bathurst 1000, whose Ford v Holden rivalry made it one of Australia's... >>>