National Sport

Sat 23 Jun 2018

Can LeBron James and Ben Simmons take top honours?

premium_icon Can LeBron James and Ben Simmons take top honours?

LeBron James wants a fifth MVP, while his protege, Ben Simmons, is favourite to win Rookie of the Year at Tuesday’s NBA Awards. Our jury offers their tips

Fyfe confession angers TV host

Fyfe confession angers TV host

Former AFL star Cameron Ling has ripped into Dockers skipper Nat Fyfe after his “unbelievable” confession exposed an ugly Fremantle truth

Too easy: boom sprinter Nature Strip lets rip for Weir

Too easy: boom sprinter Nature Strip lets rip for Weir

Boom sprinter Nature Strip toyed with his rivals at Flemington and gave the course record a shake in his first start for new trainer Darren Weir.

Pedantic Freddy spending lot of time on the grass

Pedantic Freddy spending lot of time on the grass

This is a new one. NSW coach Brad Fittler is going to incredible lengths before tomorrow night’s clash, including keeping close tabs on the ANZ Stadium turf

Selfless female footballer loses job over Origin

Selfless female footballer loses job over Origin

WOMEN’S sport trailblazer and Origin captain Maddie Studdon was given a harsh ultimatum from her boss after last night’s Blues win.

Portelli ponders shot at Golden Rose

Portelli ponders shot at Golden Rose

Dio D’Oro has given trainer Gary Portelli reason to be ambitious, while Silent Explorer has left trainer David Payne wondering what might have been

Rivals address the race for Ricciardo's signature

Rivals address the race for Ricciardo's signature

McLaren has responded to reports of a bold move to sign Aussie Formula 1 star Daniel Ricciardo, and Red Bull boss Christian Horner also chimed in

Slater: Bert is wrong, Timmy Cahill MUST play

Slater: Bert is wrong, Timmy Cahill MUST play

The fact that Tim Cahill didn’t play against Denmark was a national outrage, argues Socceroos legend Robbie Slater

The doubt on Dees that won’t go away

premium_icon The doubt on Dees that won’t go away

The Demons' coach doesn’t think it’s an issue, but that nagging doubt about Melbourne winning on the big stage against a legitimate flag contender won’t go away

Recruiting buzz: who will take Irving Mosquito?

premium_icon Recruiting buzz: who will take Irving Mosquito?

HE’S the electric small forward with the best name in football. And lightning goalkicker Irving Mosquito could follow in Cyril Rioli’s footsteps to Hawthorn.

What the Socceroos must do to beat Peru

premium_icon What the Socceroos must do to beat Peru

As the Socceroos plot how to beat Peru, it would be a painful irony if a show of solidarity by Australia captain Mile Jedinak came back to bite his team

Outrage as NSW captain sacked on Origin eve

premium_icon Outrage as NSW captain sacked on Origin eve

NSW Blues captain Maddie Studdon was forced to leave her job in order to play in Friday night's inaugural women’s State of Origin

Queensland confident enforcer Napa will play Origin II

Queensland confident enforcer Napa will play Origin II

Queensland coach Kevin Walters is confident Dylan Napa will be ready to go for Sunday night’s must-win game against NSW

Secret meaning of hand signals by Swiss players

Secret meaning of hand signals by Swiss players

Two Switzerland stars of Albanian heritage risk international incident with inflammatory gestures during 2-1 win over Serbia at the World Cup

‘That’s insane’: Kyrgios blows minds

‘That’s insane’: Kyrgios blows minds

Nick Kyrgios made a barely believable revelation after sounding an ominous Wimbledon warning with another stunning shut-out at Queen's.

Ricciardo impresses in France as Hamilton tops practice

Ricciardo impresses in France as Hamilton tops practice

Australia's Daniel Ricciardo finished in the top three in each of the first two practice sessions, as Lewis Hamilton sent a warning to his French GP rivals

Neymar roasted for World Cup con job

Neymar roasted for World Cup con job

Brazilian superstar Neymar was blasted from all corners after he tried a World Cup bluff that blew up in his face

Millions tune in to follow Socceroos

Millions tune in to follow Socceroos

It might have been a nightmare tournament so far for Optus and their streaming services, but TV ratings for the Socceroos have sky-rocketed

Hunt concedes loss may cost him his spot

premium_icon Hunt concedes loss may cost him his spot

Hunt is determined not to let negative thoughts disrupt his State of Origin preparation

Coast aim to stamp mark on competition

premium_icon Coast aim to stamp mark on competition

Sunshine Coast captain Geva Mentor wants the Lightning to stamp their mark on the competition with victory over Giants on Saturday.

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