National Sport

Tue 22 Jan 2019

Hewitt snubs Kyrgios for Davis Cup

Hewitt snubs Kyrgios for Davis Cup

Nick Kyrgios has been left out of Australia’s Davis Cup squad with captain Lleyton Hewitt deciding on his team and his own doubles selection.

Gordie’s 2019 SuperCoach selection

Gordie’s 2019 SuperCoach selection

EVEN when it comes to SuperCoach, GORDEN TALLIS cannot shed his loyalty to Queensland, but Gordie does have some surprises …

The Sri Lankan guns out to ruin  Australia

The Sri Lankan guns out to ruin Australia

It’s a Test series many expect Australia to win but Sri Lanka will be confident of claiming their first series victory on Australia soil.

EPL clubs' injury tolls revealed

EPL clubs' injury tolls revealed

Tottenham, Arsenal and Liverpool were among the teams hit heavily by injuries over the weekend — but which club has the most players in the treatment room?

Sevens star back to boost Aussie squad

Sevens star back to boost Aussie squad

Simon Kennewell will return for the Australian rugby sevens tilt in Hamilton on Saturday, a year on from a serious knee injury.

Ash Barty’s match prep secret revealed

premium_icon Ash Barty’s match prep secret revealed

Ash Barty’s showdown with Czech Petra Kvitova is just hours away — and the Australian star has shared a small glimpse of how she recovers with her fans.

Has ‘Big Brother’ coverage crossed the line?

premium_icon Has ‘Big Brother’ coverage crossed the line?

From explosive backstage meltdowns, to heartbreaking footage of bawling stars, fans have been treated to extraordinary coverage of this year’s Australian Open.

Greek Freak rewrites record books

premium_icon Greek Freak rewrites record books

The Australian Open’s latest glamour juggernaut Stefanos Tsitsipas has continued his charge at Melbourne Park with victory over Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut.

Records tumble in freakish NBA display

Records tumble in freakish NBA display

Basketball fans couldn’t quite believe what they were witnessing when one Warriors superstar went scorched earth on their opponents.

Langer warns Khawaja ‘He needs to stand up’

Langer warns Khawaja ‘He needs to stand up’

Australia coach Justin Langer says star batsman Usman Khawaja realises he is out of form and needs a “great hundred” in the Test series against Sri Lanka.

The births and deaths of cricket bat brands

premium_icon The births and deaths of cricket bat brands

From Stuart Surridge to Sareen Sports, bat manufacturing is an ever-changing landscape.

‘Dumb, ignorant, lazy’: Open’s mega feud

‘Dumb, ignorant, lazy’: Open’s mega feud

The Australian Davis Cup team isn’t the only hot mess in world tennis. A civil war between British teammates is getting well out of hand.

Test hopeful’s unreal pink-ball advantage

Test hopeful’s unreal pink-ball advantage

Test hopeful Kurtis Patterson is one of few batsmen who can lay claim to having a better record against the pink cricket ball than the red.

Underdogs lead All-Star Mile voting

premium_icon Underdogs lead All-Star Mile voting

Racing Victoria has been inundated by votes after the All-Star Mile ballot opened on Monday with a pair of unheralded contenders taking the early lead.

Friendly fire sidelines star Magpie

premium_icon Friendly fire sidelines star Magpie

Star Collingwood ruckman Brodie Grundy has been sidelined after an unlucky accident at pre-season training.

Supercars revved up for milestone

premium_icon Supercars revved up for milestone

Supercars to celebrate 1000th race in front of an international audience with the milestone to be reached alongside Formula One at the Australian Grand Prix.

Blood and tears: Most memorable tennis tantrums

premium_icon Blood and tears: Most memorable tennis tantrums

Alexander Zverev and Pablo Carreno Busta are the front-runners for tantrum of the tournament at the 2019 Australian Open. Feeling nostalgic, we look back on some of...

Barty must drain Czech’s power game, say greats

premium_icon Barty must drain Czech’s power game, say greats

She’s fit and firing but Ashleigh Barty will need to break down Petra Kvitova’s power game if she is to triumph, warn Martina Navratilova and Kim Clijsters.

SuperCoach NRL: The L-plate guide

SuperCoach NRL: The L-plate guide

SuperCoach NRL is Australia’s favourite rugby league fantasy game — an internet phenomenon with almost 140,000 players and $126,750 in prizes to be won.

‘Horrendous’ decision ruins Socceroos

‘Horrendous’ decision ruins Socceroos

A controversial refereeing call that was labelled an “absolute joke” has left Australia without its best player for the Asian Cup quarter-finals.

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