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MCG Southern Stand set for redevelopment within next decade 20/03/19
The MCG is likely to see major renovations to the Great Southern Stand in the next 10 years, according to outgoing MCC president Steven Smith.   Full Story
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Adelaide 36ers on the move to new home venue 19/03/19
The Adelaide 36ers will play their NBL home games at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre as of the 2019/20 season, moving from their home of 27 years - Titanium Security Arena.   Full Story
Flemington Racecourse among the world’s best 17/03/19
Australia has some of the world’s best racecourses, hosting some of the world’s most prestigious racing meets, and Melbourne’s Flemington Racecourse ranks right up there as one of the best.   Full Story
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The Best Stadiums of BBL08 14/03/19
The 2018/19 Big Bash League is in the books, and while many will turn to review performances of the teams, we’re going to give the spotlight to the best stadiums that created such great atmosphere during the Twenty20 tournament.   Full Story
Allianz Stadium demolition
Demolition of Allianz Stadium to proceed 8/03/19
The levelling of the Sydney Football Stadium is imminent, after a judge dismissed an application to extend a court order preventing major works.   Full Story
MCG Southern Stand set for redevelopment within next decade  MCG Southern Stand set for redevelopment within next decade 20/03/19
Adelaide 36ers on the move to new home venue  Adelaide 36ers on the move to new home venue 19/03/19
Flemington Racecourse among the world’s best  Flemington Racecourse among the world’s best 17/03/19
The Best Stadiums of BBL08  The Best Stadiums of BBL08 14/03/19
Demolition of Allianz Stadium to proceed  Demolition of Allianz Stadium to proceed 8/03/19


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AFL 2019: Video of MCG fight sours end to Carlton v Richmond clash

One game in to 2019 and the AFL is already dealing with its first crowd fight of 2019, with unpleasant post-siren scenes from the Richmond-Carlton clash captured and uploaded to social media.

Analysis: Why the Waratahs must adapt their attack to challenge the Crusaders

Over the first month of Super Rugby, the main criticism of the Waratahs is that they’re playing too laterally and that they’re going wide too early.

Cameron Bancroft named Durham captain in county cricket return

Durham have appointed shamed Australia batsman Cameron Bancroft as captain for the upcoming English County Championship and One-day Cup season, the northeast county announced Thursday.

Paul McGregor’s frustration is growing as the Dragons wait for salary cap relief to replace Jack de Belin

St George Illawarra coach Paul McGregor admits being frustrated as the club waits on salary cap dispensation for banned star Jack de Belin.

US figure skater Mariah Bell accused of slashing rival with skate blade

A star American figure skater is accused of intentionally injuring a South Korean rival with her skate blade, according to news reports.

Jimmer Fredette signs two-year deal with Phoenix Suns

Jimmer Fredette, who spent five seasons in the NBA before moving to China in 2016, has signed a deal to return stateside with the Phoenix Suns, according to multiple reports.

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Student: Football coach threatened to fire me if I didn’t have sex with him

A former student at the University of California is accusing unidentified football coaches and a player of subjecting her to “ruthless, endless and persistent” sexual harassment that ultimately forced her to leave Berkeley after her complaints were ignored.

Greg Inglis and Dane Gagai struggle in defence in Rabbitohs’ win over Dragons

South Sydney claimed a comfortable win over St George Illawarra on Thursday night, but there was one noticeable chink in their armour Wayne Bennett will need to fix.

Six missed tackles, four errors and two completed sets: How Dragons threw it away in 20 minutes

In the space of 20 minutes, St George Illawarra capitulated.

Matty Johns: Why ‘special’ teen sensation reminds me of Freddy

Matty Johns has hailed the temperament of Dylan Brown and says the hype surrounding the 18-year-old playmaker reminds him of the focus on Brad Fittler.

Mowing lawns and broken dreams: How an unlikely NRL career was resurrected

Luke Garner’s NRL dream was shattered before it began.

Australia vs Pakistan: The players who need to step up to win World Cup spots

Only five ODIs are left before the hopes and dreams of several Australians are either realised or crushed at the World Cup selection table.

Damien Hardwick says Richmond players were in tears after Alex Rance’s suspected ACL injury

A distraught Damien Hardwick has conceded several Tigers were “in tears” following Alex Rance’s almost certain season-ending knee injury on Thursday night.

Alex Rance is praised for his classy reaction to suffering a potential ACL injury against Carlton

If you looked at Alex Rance’s face during the final quarter of Richmond’s win over Carlton, you wouldn’t think he’d just suffered a potential season-ending injury in his 200th game.

Lynch-pin: How Tiger Tom fared in long-awaited Richmond debut

If readers should not judge a book by its cover then footy fans should not judge a Round 1 Richmond v Carlton clash by the first quarter.

Richmond star Alex Rance suffers a knee injury in season opener against Carlton

Star Richmond defender Alex Rance has suffered a suspected anterior cruciate ligament injury during the Tigers’ AFL season opener at the MCG.

Calls for Zac Lomax to return after Souths shred Dragons’ right edge

St George Illawarra coach Paul McGregor made the shock call to overlook young gun Zac Lomax in the opening two rounds, but calls for the centre to return are growing stronger after their latest loss.

Carlton’s Liam Jones could come under scrutiny for off-the-ball hit on Richmond’s Jack Riewoldt

Carlton key defender Liam Jones could come under scrutiny for an off-the-ball hit on Richmond’s Jack Riewoldt.

Chicken wing returns: Rabbitohs prop Liam Knight on report for ugly tackle

South Sydney forward Liam Knight is in hot water for a chicken wing tackle on St George Illawarra prop James Graham.

AFL Teams, Round 1 2019: Full squads, team line-ups, benches, emergencies, SuperCoach news, debuts

Sydney star Lance Franklin and Collingwood young gun Jordan de Goey will feature in Round 1, although West Coast big man Josh Kennedy won’t.

Super Rugby teams: Round 6 line-ups, injury news, referees, kick-off times

Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson has reacted to last weekend’s poor performance by introducing Wallabies halfback Nick Phipps and former sevens star Cam Clark to his starting line-up to play the Crusaders.

Dragons slayer! Burgess inspires Souths win as Red V capitulate

South Sydney have made it back-to-back NRL wins to open the Wayne Bennett era after easily dispatching of St George Illawarra 34-18 on Thursday.

AFL 2019: Sam Collins completes return to elite level, will be named by Gold Coast for Round 1 clash

Gold Coast recruit Sam Collins will return to the AFL stage on Sunday, more than 18 months after being delisted by Fremantle.

WATCH: Will Pucovski robbed of Sheffield Shield ton

Will Pucovski was robbed of another Sheffield Shield ton in brutally unlucky fashion on Thursday.

Marco Petrovski endured a paralysing grief after his son, Stefan, was killed after being struck by lightning while training

The father of Australian goalkeeper, Stefan Petrovski, blacked out after learning his son had been struck by lightning and sent into a coma.

NBA Wrap: Gregg Popovich honours Dwyane Wade, Heat snap Spurs’ streak, James Harden drops 57 points in loss

The Dwyane Wade farewell tour has had some of it heartwarming moments, but this one may have been the best.

Robbie Slater: The flawed thinking behind ‘extraordinary’ Olyroos ‘hypocrisy’

I was surprised and disappointed by some of the comments from certain A-League coaches, A-League players and my mate and colleague Mark Bosnich about the importance of the Olympic qualifiers and the Olympic team in general.

AFL 2019: St Kilda to hand Matt Parker a Round 1 debut, three years after playing amateur footy

Three years after toiling away in suburban football in Perth, St Kilda mature-age recruit Matt Parker will complete a dramatic rise from nowhere when he makes his AFL debut on Sunday.

Indian Premier League: David Warner and Steve Smith headline IPL’s Australia invasion

While Australia readies itself for the World Cup in a five-match one-day international series against Pakistan, two men who shape as huge factors in that attempted title defence will be fine tuning their games in the Indian Premier League.

AFL Round 1 teams 2019: Latest whispers and confirmations for opening round

West Coast key forward Josh Kennedy will not be on the plane for the Eagles’ trip to Brisbane in Round 1 after failing to recover from shoulder surgery in time.

Rumour Mill: Dortmund slap $184-million price-tag on Jadon Sancho, Chelsea fight to keep starlet

Chelsea have a fight on their hands to keep hold of their England starlet, while Manchester United face a staggering fee for Borussia Dortmund’s teenage sensation.

The Burgess role change working wonders for ‘confident’ Adam Reynolds - Matty Johns Podcast

‘Super coach’ Wayne Bennett has already made his presence felt at Souths, since swapping jobs with Anthony Seibold in the off season.

AFL 2019: Jason Akermanis banned from local golf course after reports of cheating

Brisbane Lions three-time premiership player Jason Akermanis has been sensationally banned from a local golf club, according to a report from the Herald Sun.

AFL tips Round 1 2019: Tipping advice from Fox Footy experts

Need a hand with your AFL tips?

Fox League experts tips: Favourites and upsets for Round 2

The Fox League experts have spoken — and they don’t have any faith in the Dragons against the Rabbitohs on Thursday night.

Fox Rugby Podcast: Stephen Hoiles on potential Rio Olympics sevens converts

Israel Folau is keen and so is Stephen Hoiles.

AFL 2019: Allen Christensen opens up on gambling addiction before being traded to Brisbane Lions

Brisbane Lions player Allen Christensen has opened up on the gambling issues that plagued the early stages of his career, that lead to him to request a trade from Geelong to Brisbane in 2014.

Benji Marshall pleads NRL not to ‘break the hearts of fans’, backs NZ expansion

Wests Tigers veteran Benji Marshall says relocating the joint venture would be shattering for their fans, and that New Zealand’s South Island is crying out for an NRL side.

AFL Round 1 Blowtorch 2019: Every club’s burning question and Fox Footy commentary roster

If you’ve been left puzzled by Port Adelaide, you’re not alone.

Joel Embiid dominates as 76ers defeat Celtics: Ben Simmons drops big line, Marcus Smart ejected for shove

Another chapter was written in the rivalry between the Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics on Thursday (AEDT).

AFL crystal ball predictions 2019: Fox Footy experts predict top eight, premiers, Brownlow and Coleman winners

Finally, the 2019 AFL season is here — and, with it, come bold pre-season predictions.

Matty Johns: The day Mal Meninga made me cry

Matty Johns has revealed the day Mal Meninga and Bradley Clyde brought him to tears as he was establishing himself as a future star of the game.

AFL Round 1 team debutants: The players locked in to debut in opening round of 2019 season

Round 1 marks a significant date in the AFL calendar for so many reasons.

Ricky Stuart whacks ‘irrelevant’ Wayne Bennett as coaching feud heats up

Canberra coach Ricky Stuart has delivered a blunt retort to Wayne Bennett’s “drama queen” accusation.

F1 news 2019: Lewis Hamilton’s old rival backs Valtteri Bottas to expose teammate’s ‘weakness’

Since entering the V6 hybrid era, only one driver has beaten Lewis Hamilton over the course of a season, but the man who did it, Nico Rosberg, is backing Valtteri Bottas to do the same.

Australia vs Pakistan ODI series: Ultimate guide

Time is quickly running out for Australia to settle its ODI plans before embarking on a World Cup title defence in just over two months’ time.

Wallabies winger Sefa Naivalu joins post-World Cup exodus

Queensland Reds winger Sefa Naivalu has joined Australia’s post-World Cup European exodus, with French club Stade Francais announcing he has signed a three-year deal.

A Collingwood fan has stolen the limelight from an incredible Grand Final moment

The AFL Grand Final was an all-time thriller. One that went right down to the wire as the West Coast Eagles toppled Collingwood.

Star Knights recruit Tautau Moga found guilty of assaulting taxi driver

Newcastle centre Tautau Moga has escaped conviction after pleading guilty to assaulting a taxi driver.

Leroy Sane escaped serious injury after a horror challenge during Germany’s friendly against Serbia

Leroy Sane miraculously escaped picking up a serious injury during Germany’s 1-1 draw against Serbia in an international friendly.

NCAA releases tone-deaf advertisement, gets destroyed by NBA players

The NCAA has made a trend of stepping on proverbial rakes, and, in the lead up to March Madness, it got particularly vicious.

Fox Rugby Podcast: Waratahs assistant coach Simon Cron on Crusaders, Christchurch tragedy

Not for the first time, the Waratahs and Crusaders will meet in the aftermath of a Christchurch tragedy at the SCG on Saturday.

NRL Late Mail: All teams, updated squads, and news for Round 2

NRL Round 2 late mail and updated squads - Brisbane centre James Roberts looks set to recover from a back injury and line up for Friday’s Queensland derby.

Andrew Johns and Wayne Bennett have criticised the decision to switch Gareth Widdop to fullback

Gareth Widdop’s switch from five-eighth to fullback has come under a mountain of criticism with both Andrew Johns and Wayne Bennett lambasting the move.

Ashes 2019: Steve Smith’s fresh bid to boost red-ball preparations

Steve Smith is quietly being shopped around English county sides in a bid for more competitive red-ball cricket before the Ashes in August.

AFL 2019: Brendan Fevola believes Alan Richardson will be sacked if the Saints lose to Gold Coast

Brendan Fevola believes an AFL coach could be sensationally sacked after the opening round of the 2019 season.

Adelaide United: Outrage over Marco Kurz’s sacking is a result of broader uncertainty

In football, results are ultimately the key barometer of success.

Roger Federer: Unprecedented parity a good thing

Roger Federer has won one trophy so far in 2019, which puts him in a tie for the ATP lead — with 18 other players.

‘It was business’: Pat Shurmur opens up on Odell Beckham Jr. trade

Just as no move is made in a vacuum — or in a silo, as Dave Gettleman is wont to say — so too is no decision put into action by the hand of any one individual.

Horan: The one ‘sweetener’ for Japan after Sunwolves axing

Wallabies great Tim Horan admits the imminent axing of the Sunwolves will put “a bit of a dent” in Japanese rugby although he believes the game’s future remains bright in that country.

AFL 360: Carlton legend Mark Maclure outlines blueprint for success

Carlton legend Mark Maclure has outlined the blueprint for the club to go to the next level in 2019.

‘Wouldn’t wish it upon anyone’: Dragons star details grizzly busted testicle, long-term scare

Tyson Frizell has revealed the gruesome extent of his testicle injury and the decision which may have saved him from long-term damage.

Sam Newman slammed over remark about New Zealand Prime Minister in the wake of Christchurch terror attacks

Former AFL star turned media personality Sam Newman has hit back after being slammed for a comment he made about New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in the aftermath of the Christchurch terror attacks.

There’s no cash: New Zealand Rugby League boss cools talk of second NRL club

A lack of cash looms as the biggest roadblock to New Zealand getting a second team when the NRL next expands.

Shane Warne: ‘Disappointing’ if Smith, Warner don’t cop barrage

Cricket legend Shane Warne says he will be “disappointed” if English crowds don’t “give it” to Steve Smith and David Warner during this year’s World Cup and Ashes series.

The ‘frustrating’ reality that could derail potential Anthony Joshua-Deontay Wilder unification bout

Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder’s teams have a “responsibility” to deliver an undisputed world title fight this year, says promoter Eddie Hearn.

F1 news 2019: Ross Brawn ‘encouraged’ by Australian Grand Prix overtaking stat

Formula 1 chief Ross Brawn says he is encouraged by the sport's new aerodynamic regulations, believing they improved overtaking and helped create "thrilling battles" at the Australian GP.

Sheffield Shield wrap: Nic Maddinson fractures his thumb, Michael Neser runs riot

Nic Maddinson’s seesawing first season with Victoria has hit another major road bump, with the in-form left-hander fracturing his right thumb in the final match of the Sheffield Shield’s regular season.

Cronulla Sharks have secured their future after landing a $40 million deal to sell off investment

Cronulla have announced a $40 million deal with Capital Bluestone for their leagues club they claim has secured their long-term financial future in the NRL.

T.J. Dillashaw surrenders UFC bantamweight belt after ‘adverse finding’

T.J. Dillashaw surrendered his UFC bantamweight crown on Thursday (AEDT) after revealing an “adverse finding” in a doping test following a January loss in New York.

NRL Casualty Ward: Fresh Titans blow along with every club’s injury list and return dates

The Gold Coast Titans halfback crisis looks set to rumble on for the next couple of rounds, with Ash Taylor ruled out indefinetly with a quad injury.

F1 news 2019: What happened to Ferrari and remembering Charlie Whiting legacy at the Australian Grand Prix

That was an altogether strange weekend in Formula 1.

AFLW photograph controversy goes global

It certainly wasn’t her intention but Tayla Harris has taken AFLW global.

‘Not allowed to say anything’: Naomi Osaka silent over ex-coach lawsuit

World number one Naomi Osaka refused Wednesday to become embroiled in a dispute with one of her former coaches who is suing her for 20 percent of her career earnings.

AFL 2019: Matthew Lloyd makes bold statement over Collingwood’s midfield group

Essendon champion Matthew Lloyd believes the midfield group assembled by Collingwood in 2019 is arguably the “best midfield the game has ever seen”.

Paul Pogba says playing for Real Madrid is a dream for every player

Paul Pogba said on Wednesday he is “happy” at Manchester United but that Real Madrid, “is a dream club.”

Bert van Marwijk replaces Alberto Zaccheroni as coach of the United Arab Emirates

Dutch coach Bert van Marwijk has been named the new United Arab Emirates coach, the country’s Football Association announced on Wednesday.

Glenn Maxwell illness complicates Australia’s first one-day international plans

Illness is complicating Australia’s plans for their ODI series opener against Pakistan, with Glenn Maxwell unable to train on Wednesday.

The Lab: Why Dragons dread Bunnies and Morgan will make light work of the Broncos

It’s only Round 2, yet certain clubs will be feeling the heat.

AFL draft 2019, best prospects, players to watch: Noah Anderson, Matthew Rowell, Will Gould, Luke Jackson

With the AFL season upon us, the country’s premier Under 18 competition — the newly renamed NAB League — also starts.

Leigh Montagna ‘nervous’ the AFL 2019 season could be start of Lance ‘Buddy’ Franklin decline

St Kilda champion Leigh Montagna fears the AFL community has seen the last of Lance Franklin’s best form and fitness, warning 2019 could be the start of the Swans superstar’s decline.

Matty Johns labels Wests Tigers coach Michael Maguire’s halftime against Manly as the performance of the week

Wests Tigers coach Michael Maguire was the best coach in Round 1 for his ability to adapt to the conditions.

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The Big Picture: The Jason Taumalolo ploy Broncos must employ to ‘save Matt Gillett from himself’

Rugby league legends have implored Brisbane coach Anthony Seibold to take a leaf out of North Queensland’s book in order to “save Matt Gillett from himself”.

AFL 2019: St Kilda champion Nick Riewoldt lists the 12 most irreplaceable players in the AFL

St Kilda champion and Fox Footy analyst Nick Riewoldt has sifted through every list in the AFL and identified the dozen players in the competition who are the most irreplaceable to their team.

Blake Ferguson to end feud with Brad Fittler and talk about a possible Blues comeback

Blake Ferguson is set to end his feud with NSW coach Brad Fittler and possibly make a stunning return to the Blues team after his successful debut for the Parramatta Eels on Sunday.

Shane Edwards says Jack Riewoldt can be the ‘perfect partner’ for Tom Lynch at Richmond

It is already the most anticipated combination in football this year.

How the final 11 seconds of the 2018 AFL Grand Final could have played out very differently

Dual North Melbourne premiership player David King has highlighted how the final 11 seconds of last year’s grand final could have gone very differently.

Nick Riewoldt says Jesse Hogan has received a relative lack of sympathy due to not having credits at Fremantle

St Kilda great Nick Riewoldt says Fremantle recruit Jesse Hogan has received a relative lack of sympathy for his personal situation due to having a lack of “credits” at the Dockers.

Rabbitohs skipper Greg Inglis hits out against racism in rugby league and society

Rabbitohs skipper Greg Inglis has again hit out at racism in the wake of the terrorist attack in Christchurch.

Rabbitohs skipper Greg Inglis admits he has turned to alcohol to fight his demons in the past

Rabbitohs skipper Greg Inglis has admitted to using alcohol as a crutch to helping him fight his mental demons in the past.

‘He’s staking his future in the game on this’: Paul McGregor warned over Dragons playmaker rotation

Paul McGregor has been warned that he is running a huge ‘gamble’ over his future and ‘staking’ the Dragons premiership chances by continuing to rotate his playmakers.

Adam Peacock: With 97 games and two group stages, FIFA’s idea of a 48-team World Cup could actually work and here’s why

You can’t stop the tide, nor FIFA when they want to do something.

St Kilda draftee Max King signs a two-year contract extension until 2022 season

St Kilda’s prized draftee Max King has signed a two-year contract extension until the end of the 2022 season.

NRL set to force clubs to relocate or risk folding under new clause in licensing agreement

The NRL are set to enact a clause in the game’s licensing agreement that gives the governing body the right to relocate clubs.

Round 1 teams: Carlton names six club debutants with Tom Lynch to feature for Richmond in season opener

Richmond has named boom recruit Tom Lynch in its team to take on a fresh-faced Carlton in Thursday night’s AFL season opener at the MCG.

Riley McGree hits back at criticism over weeklong Olyroos camp

Over the weekend, 16 of the A-League’s best young players were missing from competition.

NRL Transfer Centre: Every club’s gains, losses and rosters for 2019

Parramatta have confirmed the signing of hooker Matt McIlwrick on a one-year NRL deal beginning this week.

Sunwolves punted in revamped Super Rugby competition: Report

Japan’s ground-breaking Sunwolves team are set to be axed from Super Rugby, a report said on Wednesday, as the governing body prepared to make an announcement about the competition’s future.

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