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Karmichael Hunt impresses for Waratahs in loss to Hurricanes

Daryl Gibson will bring Kurtley Beale back into the squad for next weekend's clash against the Sunwolves in Tokyo, but an impressive first display from Karmichael Hunt will give him a selection headache. In his first match for the Waratahs, Hunt was a ... Read more

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WNBL Grand Final 3: Canberra Capitals v Adelaide Lightning

1/48. 4817 fans packed AIS Arena to watch the Canberra Capitals battle the Adelaide Lightning for the 2018-19 WNBL championship. Credit:Dion Georgopoulos. 2/48. The Canberra Capitals' Kelsey Griffin and Adelaide Lightning's Kayla Alexander. Read more

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Foden nets brace as Manchester City avoid upset at Newport

Manchester City averted an FA Cup upset and clinched a place in the quarter-finals as Phil Foden scored a brace in a 4-1 win over Newport County. Updated Updated 1 hour ago. Share. Share on Facebook; Share on Twitter. The League Two side frustrated ... Read more

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Wanderers to fight on in A-League, says Babbel

Western Sydney Wanderers coach Markus Babbel says there's still too much of the A-League season remaining for his side to throw in the towel. Updated Updated 48 mins ago. Share. Share on Facebook; Share on Twitter. After their impressive 3-1 away win ... Read more

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Ernesto Valverde wants Ivan Rakitic to sign new contract at Barcelona

Ernesto Valverde wants Ivan Rakitic to sign a new contract at Barcelona. - Rakitic's current deal at the club will expire in 2021 and has been linked with Man United and Chelsea. - But Barcelona gaffer wants the 30-year-old Croatia international to ... Read more

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NBA players help pack 200000 lbs worth of food for Charlotte families in need

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Some of your favorite athletes are making sure the Queen City is taken care of. Friday was the NBA All-Star Day of Service which means basketball players spent time giving back to our community. Big names like Michael Jordan ... Read more

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Daniel Ricciardo on Red Bull's Baku disaster: 'That bothered me'

Daniel Ricciardo has unearthed another key moment in his declining relationship with Red Bull, which eventually saw him drop the former Formula One heavyweights to pursue a contract with Renault. While Ricciardo's shock exit from the Austrian ... Read more

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Mark Reason: Beauden Barrett's biggest opponent this year is history

OPINION: The Six Nations Championship has emphasised just how important the number 10 will be in determining this year's winner of the World Cup. In almost every game of the northern hemisphere beano the first-five, for good or evil, has been markedly ... Read more

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Wigan's Tom Davies: 'I came to terms with the fact I wasn't going to make it'

When the superstars of Sydney Roosters take to the field at the DW Stadium on Sunday evening in the 2019 World Club Challenge, the Wigan winger Tom Davies may be forgiven if he takes a moment to look around and pinch himself. He is already a Super ... Read more

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How to Understand the Daytona 500 and NASCAR in 2019

NASCAR isn't as simple as trying to drive in a few hundred circles faster than everyone else, and hasn't ever been. But that's been the overarching idea for most of its history, up until the last few years, when rules overhauls introduced segmented ... Read more

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Andrew Bogut franks MVP credentials as he leads Kings to victory

Andrew Bogut will head into Sunday's MVP awards night on a high after guiding the Sydney Kings to a hard fought 89-84 win over the last-placed Cairns Taipans. Bogut capped off his maiden NBL regular season in style against the Taipans, finishing with ... Read more

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Kicking on: Brad Thorn set to re-sign and help with Reds revival

Brad Thorn is in advanced discussions to re-sign as Reds coach for another two years to create the stability that Queensland rugby needs for a sustained revival. Thorn revealed exclusively to The Sunday Mail how strongly he felt about staying on at ... Read more

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Bryson DeChambeau had three hole-outs and one bunker meltdown on Friday

With much of the Genesis Open field forced to play a marathon day to make up for a lengthy rain delay to start the week, world No. 5 Bryson DeChambeau chipped in on the same hole twice in one day. DeChambeau holed out from off the green for par, birdie ... Read more

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Sims apologised to Mortara after rewatching Formula E incident

BMW driver Alexander Sims has apologised to Venturi's Edoardo Mortara for their clash in the last ABB FIA Formula E race in Santiago. The pair were fighting for fourth in the middle part of the Chilean event when Mortara spun at the tight Turns 8/9/10 ... Read more

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'In another world': Winx banishes doubt over risk of farewell campaign

The start of the Winx's farewell campaign went to script in yesterday's Apollo Stakes and, as always, she let no one down as she romped away to her 30th consecutive victory. The pressure of expectation was there but this time there didn't appear to be ... Read more

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SPORT

Scott McDonald scored on his Partick Thistle debut as the Jags beat Alloa Athletic to move out of the Scottish Championship's bottom two. The former Celtic and Motherwell forward came off the bench to double the visitors' lead with shot from inside the ... Read more

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Sharks overpower Sunwolves in Singapore

Sharks were commandingly good in sweaty Singapore, overpowering the Sunwolves 45-10 to lay down an early Super Rugby marker. This opener had “potential ambush” written all over it but that threat was snuffled out early by a well-organised, ... Read more

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The reluctant footballer who didn't want to pull on the boots because she was ...

Growing up on a sprawling cattle-turned-cropping farm on the Yorke Peninsula, there was almost nothing Hannah Martin couldn't do. She played netball, basketball, soccer and she ruled her Minlaton District School's sports days with her explosive jump ... Read more

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UTSA set for final game before Conference USA announces bonus matchups

When/where: 2 p.m. Saturday; Thomas Assembly Center, Ruston, La. TV/Radio: ESPN+; AM 760. Records: UTSA 15-11, 9-4 Conference USA; Louisiana Tech 16-10, 6-7 C-USA. UTSA update: Saturday marks the final scheduled game of the Roadrunners' ... Read more

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Dubai 2019: Sunday's Order of Play and Match Points

Garbiñe Muguruza and Dayana Yastremska square off for the third time in four months as first-round play kicks off at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, while Daria Kasatkina and Anastasija Sevastova are also in action. Scroll down for full order ... Read more

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'Scots drink all the time, and not just whisky!' - USMNT star Weah jokes on ...

The United States international signed a six-month loan deal from PSG in January and says life in Scotland has lived up to his expectations. Celtic's Timothy Weah says life in Glasgow has lived up to his expectations – with one Scottish national ... Read more

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'In another world': Winx banishes doubt over risk of farewell campaign

The start of the Winx's farewell campaign went to script in yesterday's Apollo Stakes and, as always, she let no one down as she romped away to her 30th consecutive victory. The pressure of expectation was there but this time there didn't appear to be ... Read more

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Matt Kuchar's caddie speaks: 'To crucify for one mistake feels wrong'

Matt Kuchar's one-week fill-in caddie, David “El Tucan” Ortiz, has been in golf's headlines all week. On Friday, Kuchar's full-time caddie John Wood, who has been on his bag since 2015, chimed in for the first time about the criticism his player has faced. Read more

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NRL has just over two weeks to repair the game's reputation

The governing body has just over two weeks to lift a pall of uncertainty, address player behavioural issues and help rebuild its damaged brand as a staggering 10 separate NRL clubs confront off-field turmoil. The season launch on March 7 is at risk of ... Read more

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James Coppinger out to add Crystal Palace FA Cup scalp to his long list of ...

James Coppinger is known as “Mr Doncaster Rovers” and, after nearly 15 years and more than 500 appearances at the South Yorkshire club, he has pretty much seen it all. Three promotions, three relegations, seven managers, two Wembley appearances, ... Read more

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Southend

Southend will be without defender John White for the Sky Bet League One clash at home to Portsmouth, live on Sky Sports Football from 12pm on Saturday. Centre-back White suffered a groin injury in the midweek defeat at Doncaster. Shrimpers midfielder ... Read more

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Perera lost for words after sensational display against the Proteas

DURBAN. – Kusal Perera carried Sri Lanka to a sensational one-wicket win on the fourth day of the first Test against South Africa at Kingsmead on Saturday as he hit a career-best 153 not out. Perera and Vishwa Fernando put on an unbeaten 78 in a ... Read more

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Nottingham Forest live - Preston vs Reds; 0-0 in the first half at Deepdale

Welcome to Saturday's LIVE Nottingham Forest blog. It's the best day of the week – matchday! The Reds are in Championship action this afternoon as they make the trip to Deepdale to face Preston North End, and we'll have full coverage for you right here. Read more

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HIGHLIGHTS: Isner gets another shot at Opelka in New York Open semis

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — John Isner advanced to the semifinals of the New York Open, where he will face the player who knocked him out of the Australian Open. The top-seeded Isner beat No. 7 seed Jordan Thompson of Australia, 6-4, 6-1 on Friday night. Read more

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Higgins is the latest to lose to O'Connor in Wales

Joe O'Connor continued his giant-killing run at the Welsh Open with a shock 5-3 quarter-final victory over world number five John Higgins. The 23-year-old Englishman, who is ranked 103 in the world, had already beaten Kyren Wilson and Ding Junhui on ... Read more

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Notts County challenge has given my career meaning again, says Michael Doyle

Notts County midfielder Michael Doyle says his transfer deadline day move to Meadow Lane has given his career meaning again, after taking a "head over heart" decision to leave Coventry City. The 37-year-old achieved cult hero status in the West ... Read more

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Will Pucovski opens up on his time with the Australian Test team and his plans ...

Victorian batting prodigy Will Pucovski didn't walk away from his first Test experience kicking cans despite being denied a baggy green debut most thought was guaranteed. Pucovski, who only turned 21 on February 2nd, returned to the crease on Saturday ... Read more

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Where are they now? The team from Burton Albion's last League game at ...

Burton Albion travel to the New Meadow to take on Shrewsbury Town in League One on Saturday (3pm). They have already won away at Shrewsbury this season, claiming a 2-1 victory in the first round of the Carabao Cup back in August. Read more

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Gossip: England keen on Luca Connell switching international allegiances

According to reports in The Sun, Bolton Wanderers starlet Luca Connell is on the radar of the England international setup, with the English FA keen on him switching international allegiances from the Republic of Ireland to them. The report states:. Read more

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Barton out to 'derail' Hatters' promotion charge

Fleetwood Town boss Joey Barton wants his side to 'derail' the Hatters' bid to make history at Highbury tomorrow. If Luton remain unbeaten, they will set a club record of 20 games without defeat, but Barton whose Cod Army team have won back-to-back ... Read more

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Solari expected to ring in the changes for Girona visit

After a demanding few weeks, during which Real Madrid most recently faced Atlético Madrid, Barcelona and Ajax in space of seven days, coach Santiago Solari is expected to rest a number of players for the visit of Girona on Sunday. One certainty is that ... Read more

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Bayern's Coman fit for Liverpool clash after injury scare

BERLIN (Reuters) - Bayern Munich winger Kingsley Coman has been ruled fit to play in next week's Champions League last 16, first leg tie at Liverpool after the Frenchman suffered an injury scare in their Bundesliga win over Augsburg on Friday. Coman ... Read more

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Graeme McGarry: Shafting supporters is too big a price to pay for television deal

IT has long been accepted wisdom among increasingly disgruntled fans that football has sold its soul to television. The disruption and the hassle it causes those supporters who actually pay their hard-earned money to attend games, and the knock-on ... Read more

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LIVE BLOG: Perth Glory 3-0 Brisbane Roar

The second match of Saturday's double-header is underway with outsiders Brisbane Roar looking to take the fight to Perth Glory. Western Sydney Wanderers stunned Adelaide United earlier in the day with a 3-1 upset win at Coopers Stadium and Roar will be ... Read more

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Western Sydney Wanderers upset Adelaide United at Coopers Stadium

It disappeared when Adelaide United needed it most. Coach Markus Babbel repaid the faith delivering a win just two days after Western Sydney chairman and owner Peter Lederer said the German's job was safe for another campaign despite having an ... Read more

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CSKA Moscow 1-1 Newcastle LIVE: Entirely different team for the second half ...

Hello and welcome to a special Newcastle United live blog from Spain as they take on CSKA Moscow at the end of a warm-weather training camp. Rafa Benitez will lead his United team into a mid-season tune-up game against the Russian Premier League ... Read more

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Waratahs pay steep price for last-minute penalty miss by Bernard Foley

Bernard Foley vowed to back himself the next time he gets a matchwinning kick at goal after missing a late penalty in NSW's 20-19 loss to the Hurricanes at Brookvale Oval. Foley, who had kicked flawlessly throughout the match, missed a penalty with 64 ... Read more

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Brisbane Bullets return to NBL finals for the first time since 2008 with win ...

For the first time since 2008, Brisbane are into the NBL finals. The equation for the Bullets against the New Zealand Breakers at Southbank Saturday night was simple — win and you are in the top four. And Brisbane delivered a season-defining display ... Read more

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1st Test, Day 4: Kusal Perera keeps Sri Lankan hopes alive

Kusal Perera hit his second half-century of the match to keep Sri Lanka's hopes alive on the fourth day of the first Test against South Africa on Saturday. Perera made 56 not out as Sri Lanka reached 166 for five at lunch, 138 runs short of a victory ... Read more

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Dockers belt Pies, boost AFLW title claims

Fremantle 7.9 (51) d. Collingwood 2.6 (18). A red-hot Fremantle have showcased their burgeoning AFLW premiership credentials with a 33-point thrashing of winless Collingwood. The unbeaten Dockers powered past the Magpies on Saturday in blustery ... Read more

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No pressure and no excuses for Fleck and Stormers in 2019

Stormers coach Robbie Fleck had a little smile on his face when he stated that he was under no pressure this season – and for good reason – because it's the truth. Fleck is in the fourth year of a job he was parachuted into when Eddie Jones ... Read more

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Sofia Huerta on chasing W-League glory with Sydney FC as she looks to return ...

For Sofia Huerta, Saturday's W-League decider between Sydney FC and Perth Glory is also part of her ongoing audition for another dream — her hopes of representing the United States at a World Cup. Beyond her aim of securing silverware for Sydney FC, ... Read more

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John Isner gets another shot at Reilly Opelka in New York Open semis

UNIONDALE: John Isner advanced to the semifinals of the New York Open, where he will face the player who knocked him out of the Australian Open. Recommended By Colombia. The top-seeded Isner beat No. 7 seed Jordan Thompson of Australia, 6-4, 6-1 ... Read more

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Sydney crowned W-League champions as Americans shine in six-goal final

American forward Savannah McCaskill has inspired Sydney FC to the W-League title after scoring twice in a pulsating 4-2 grand final win over Perth Glory. Updated Updated 1 min ago. By The World Game. Share. Share on Facebook; Share on Twitter. Read more

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Sydney crowned W-League champions as Americans shine in six-goal final

American forward Savannah McCaskill has inspired Sydney FC to the W-League title after scoring twice in a pulsating 4-2 grand final win over Perth Glory. Updated Updated 1 min ago. By The World Game. Share. Share on Facebook; Share on Twitter. Read more

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LIVE BLOG: Adelaide United 0-0 Western Sydney Wanderers

'The Chase' has begun in the Hyundai A-League and the start of the last third of the regular season has a cracking Saturday night double-header to get excited about. We begin at Coopers Stadium as Adelaide United have the chance to consolidate their ... Read more

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Capitals fan sinks $10000 shot at half-time in grand final

The best shot on WNBL grand final night wasn't made by a Canberra Capitals or Adelaide Lightning player. It was made by teenager Caitlin Rowe who won $10,000 after sinking a half-court shot to send the sold-out AIS Arena crowd into raptures at half-time. Read more

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Collingwood defender Ruby Schleicher relishes rigours of AFLW

Ruby Schleicher finds it hard reconcile the fact a permanent fracture in her back is able withstand the rigours of AFLW better than it can a comparatively low-contact sport such as basketball. If wasn't for two broken vertebrae, the multi-talented 20 ... Read more

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Brisbane Broncos young stars out to make their mark in trial against Souths ...

Long-serving Brisbane assistant coach Kurt Richards has hailed the meticulous game plan of new boss Anthony Seibold as the understudy prepares to debut their new style on Saturday. Richards will take the helm against Queensland Cup outfit Souths ... Read more

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Tayla Harris lifts Carlton to a vital AFLW win over Greater Western Sydney

Boxer Tayla Harris has helped Carlton belt GWS by 29 points in Sydney, where the visitors made their first win of the AFLW season one to remember. Harris, who is ranked fifth in the WBA middleweight charts, booted three goals and clutched six marks ... Read more

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Opinion - 'Just be glad you don't play for the Queensland Reds' - Colm Kinsella

SO you think pre-season with your local GAA club is proving tough so far? Lots of running in dark, windy nights, with the rain blowing sideways, out of doors, exposed to the elements and then there's the dreaded gym sessions. Tough going, for sure ... Read more

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Kicking on: Brad Thorn set to re-sign and help with Reds revival

Brad Thorn is in advanced discussions to re-sign as Reds coach for another two years to create the stability that Queensland rugby needs for a sustained revival. Thorn revealed exclusively to The Sunday Mail how strongly he felt about staying on at ... Read more

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Race-by-race tips and preview for Randwick on Saturday

On exposed form, 3. Covert Ops deserves to be a clear favourite. The speedy two-year-old, trained by Gerald Ryan, gave a big sight on debut back in September in the Breeders' Plate only to be run down late by Dubious. The colt showed a great burst of ... Read more

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Welsh Open: Joe O'Connor stuns holder John Higgins

Defending champion John Higgins is out of the Welsh Open after a shock 5-3 quarter-final defeat by world-ranked 103 Joe O'Connor. In his first season as a professional O'Connor secured victory with a break of 131 in the eighth frame, his highest at ... Read more

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Winx returns with a bang in Apollo Stakes, notching her 30th successive win

Champion mare Winx kicked off her final racing campaign where she left off in the spring, with another dominant win, this time in the Group 2 Apollo Stakes at Randwick. The four-time Cox Plate winner was a raging hot favourite to win the 1400m sprint ... Read more

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W-League grand final 2018-19: Sydney FC v Perth Glory – live!

23 min: A brave effort from Aubrey Bledsoe in the Sydney goal, but she can't stop the strike from Kerr. From nothing, they've got a lifeline. That's the danger of Kerr - just the smallest whisker of an opportunity, and she's drawn her team level! Game on. Read more

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Sending a champion Taipan in to retirement

Championships, team awards and personal awards are all nice, but a career in professional sport in my opinion is about moments. I found myself for the first time in my short broadcasting career lost for words last Saturday afternoon in Cairns. Alex ... Read more

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Brianna Moyes: From the docks to a Docker

Never has Fremantle had a more quintessential Docker than AFLW debutant, Brianna Moyes. The weekday stevedore on the port city's wharfs will tomorrow become a weekend football warrior for the club when she plays against Collingwood at Fremantle ... Read more

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GWS Giants vs Carlton Blues: AFLW live scores, blog

Josh Elliott may be The Roar's Weekend Editor, but at heart he's just a rusted-on North Melbourne tragic with a penchant for pun headlines - and also abnormal alliteration, assuredly; assuming achievability. He once finished third in a hot chilli pie ... Read more

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Microphone dominant in Talindert Stakes

Microphone is likely to be switched to Sydney to continue his autumn campaign after the talented colt added yet another juvenile race win for the powerful Godolphin operation in the Talindert Stakes at Flemington. Ninety minutes after stablemate Tenley ... Read more

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Taiwan golfer Wei-Ling Hsu has predicted 18 under will be the magic number to ...

Taiwan golfer Wei-Ling Hsu has predicted 18 under par will win the Australian Women's Open at The Grange. After firing 3 under par 69 on Friday to add to her opening round 65, Hsu gave her thoughts on what score she believed would be necessary to claim ... Read more

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Ricky Grace still edging Bryce Cotton in greatest-ever debate, say Perth ...

Even an historic second successive NBL MVP award won't be enough to thrust American sharpshooter Bryce Cotton into the conversation as the greatest Perth Wildcat ever, according to club legends. But six-time Wildcats MVP Shawn Redhage believes ... Read more

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'Teams like this don't come along often': Canberra Capitals' wild ride

Ask Kelsey Griffin about the rocky road the Canberra Capitals have walked towards a championship decider and the superstar forward just laughs. What quickly becomes clear as she answers is no amount of injuries, heartache or controversy can shatter the ... Read more

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Jockey Chris Caserta hits target to ride Jedastar at 44kg in Black Caviar ...

Jockey Chris Caserta's last proper meal consisted of “two or three” celery sticks for dinner, last Thursday. Earlier that day, he had a handful of lettuce leaves with two slices of tomato for lunch. He hasn't eaten since, in a final bid to strip down ... Read more

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Shoulder injury rules Australian all-rounder Sophie Molineux out of New ...

Australian all-rounder Sophie Molineux has been ruled out of the upcoming Commonwealth Bank one-day international series against New Zealand, after failing to recover completely from a shoulder injury she received during a training session with Victoria. Read more

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Bairstow's slow NBL rebuild in full swing

Cameron Bairstow's rebuild has gone according to script, much to the relief of the man himself after an NBL season on the sidelines for the Brisbane big. Updated Updated 12 hours ago. Share. Share on Facebook; Share on Twitter. Cameron Bairstow can ... Read more