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Pressure grows on SCG playing surface 9/04/19
The Sydney Cricket Ground playing surface has come under fire again, with Saturday’s A-League match drawing plenty of criticism, while Sydney’s next home game has been relocated.   Full Story
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Metricon extends stadium naming-rights 29/03/19
Metricon Homes has extended its naming-rights deal with the home ground of the Gold Coast Suns for a further four years.   Full Story
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Turf worries for Marvel Stadium and SCG 28/03/19
Marvel Stadium's turf has come under heavy scrutiny following the opening round of the 2019 AFL season, it comes as the SCG faces similar issues due to an increased workload.   Full Story
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The New South Wales Government has been burning through stadium policies like there's no tomorrow as the long-running saga continues.   Full Story
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Tale of the Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit 23/03/19
Melbourne's Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit has been a fixture on the F1 calendar since 1996 and it holds a special place on that calendar, hosting the opening race of the season.   Full Story
Pressure grows on SCG playing surface  Pressure grows on SCG playing surface 9/04/19
Metricon extends stadium naming-rights  Metricon extends stadium naming-rights 29/03/19
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Confirmed: Diego Castro re-signs with Perth Glory for another two years

Perth Glory have confirmed that they’v re-signed marquee star Diego Castro for another two years, in a massive boost for the recently crowned premiers.


Fox Footy Podcast: North Melbourne’s tricky situation — and what it can learn from Hawthorn

Dual premiership Kangaroo David King doubts whether his former club would be brave enough to bottom out for long-term gain as the club’s aggressive trade strategy comes under fire.


Asian Champions League live blog: Melbourne Victory vs Guangzhou Evergrande

Melbourne Victory playmaker James Troisi may not play again this season after suffering a hamstring tear in last weekend’s A-League loss to Adelaide.


Phil Gould’s legacy at Panthers: A nine-year five-year plan, no premierships and more losses than wins

While Phil Gould has ensured the Panthers’ survival, a look back on his nine year tenure shows Penrith’s on-field record doesn’t paint a glowing picture of the legacy he leaves.


NRL Team Tips Round 7: Roger Tuivasa-Sheck named despite injury rumours, Broncos name young gun half

The Warriors has quashed rumours about Roger Tuivasa-Sheck.


Phil Gould set to part ways with Penrith immediately: Reports

Phil Gould will part ways with Penrith on Wednesday once the club’s board signs off on his resignation.


The stunning NBA playoffs record Ben Simmons shares with Magic Johnson, Oscar Robertson

Ben Simmons is drawing high praise for his growing leadership of the Philadelphia 76ers during the NBA playoffs.


Donovan Mitchell comes up clutch as Utah Jazz defeat Houston Rockets to force Game 5

Donovan Mitchell scored 19 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter to rally the Utah Jazz to a 107-91 victory over the Houston Rockets in Game 4 of their Western Conference series.


NRL Team lists: Every NRL side names squads for Round 7 action

Round 6 of the NRL saw plenty of casualties to injury. So who has come in for your team, and who has dropped out of the reckoning?


AFL 2019: Rising Star nominee Jack Petruccelle already ‘puts fear into the opposition’

When West Coast young gun Jack Petruccelle terrorised Port Adelaide on Good Friday, it reminded people inside the Northern Knights how he used to put fear into players before he was drafted.


AFL 2019: Tom Hawkins fined for off-ball strike to James Sicily in Hawthorn v Geelong clash

Geelong’s Tom Hawkins is free to face West Coast on Sunday after he escaped suspension for his off-ball hit to Hawk James Sicily on Easter Monday.


Phoenix Suns fire head coach Igor Kokoskov after just one season

The Phoenix Suns have a quick trigger, it seems.


‘A sad situation’: Karmichael Hunt extends olive branch to under fire Israel Folau

They share a piece of history that no two others have in Australian sport and Karmichael Hunt says that he’ll always be there for his teammate Israel Folau as the latter fights to save his career.


NBL Free Agency Tracker — Fox Sports Australia

The NBL Free Agency period is upon us, and there’s a good chance teams are going to look a whole lot different by the start of the 2019-20 season.


Justin Gimelstob pleads no contest to battery, gets probation and community service

Justin Gimelstob avoided prison time after pleading no contest to felony battery charges.


AFL 2019: Trent Cotchin’s return to Richmond delayed due to hamstring setback

Richmond skipper Trent Cotchin remains several weeks away from an AFL return after having a setback in his recovery from a hamstring injury.


NRL Casualty Ward: Gold coast captain Ryan James out for the season

Gold Coast’s horror injury run has claimed its captain Ryan James.


Paul Gallen fires shot at Newcastle Knights after Nathan Brown sledge backfires

Paul Gallen has ripped into the Knights after their horror start to the 2019 NRL season continued with a convincing 38-14 loss to the Titans in Round 6.


MMA fighter Rodrigo de Lima killed in ride-share dispute

Ex-UFC fighter Rodrigo de Lima has been killed in a hit-and-run incident after a dispute with a ride-share driver, according to reports.


AFL Team Tips, Round 6: Dons’ stars return, Giant inclusion for GWS

Essendon is set to welcome back some star power for arguably the biggest game of the home and away season.


1998 Photoshop depiction of how David Beckham would look like in 2020 goes viral

David Beckham has done well to avoid losing both his fortune and his hair after an unflattering prediction into his future from a 1998 football magazine has gone viral.


AFL 2019: Former Melbourne coach Paul Roos outlines a number of worrying trends at the Demons

Former Melbourne coach Paul Roos has outlined a number of worrying trends at the Demons in 2019.


Andrew Bogut is cherishing his time more in the NBA, and even drew up a play for the Warriors

Andrew Bogut’s impact on the Golden State Warriors is being felt in more ways than one.


AFL 2019: The brilliant story behind the American fan in instantly iconic photo of Gary Ablett mark

As Gary Ablett soared for a screamer in the goalsquare on Easter Monday, one fan was already cheering.


Adelaide star Josh Jenkins has revealed he had a ‘robust discussion’ after being dropped by Don Pyke

Adelaide star Josh Jenkins has revealed he was ‘very dirty’ to be dropped for Sunday’s game against Gold Coast and let his feelings be known to Don Pyke when the news was delivered over the phone.


AFL 2019: Everything you need to know about the Anzac Day game between Essendon and Collingwood

One of the most important days on the calendar is upon us; one that has also become a big feature on the footy fixture.


AFL 2019: Hawthorn president Jeff Kennett defends Gary Ablett from boos, thinks they were about Israel Folau’s post

Hawthorn president Jeff Kennett has defended Geelong star Gary Ablett who he believes was booed by both Hawks and Cats fans because of his decision to like Israel Folau’s controversial Instagram post.


Out of contract St Kilda star Jack Billings is set to be rewarded for his fast start to 2019

Out of contract St Kilda star Jack Billings could command up to $800,000 per season on his next deal, following a blistering start to 2019 where he has emerged as the Saints’ best player.


AFL 2019: North Melbourne legend Wayne Carey whacks his former club, declaring they are becoming ‘irrelevant’

North Melbourne legend Wayne Carey has sunk the boot into the Kangaroos after their dismal display against Essendon on Good Friday.


AFL 2019: Caroline Wilson responds to comments about young Carlton players following Blues win

Carlton football director Chris Judd has responded a week after his fellow Footy Classified panellist Caroline Wilson questioned the development of young Blues Harry McKay and Sam Petrevski-Seton.


AFL injury list, Round 6 2019: Casualty Ward, every AFL club’s injuries and expected return dates

Richmond is all but certain to regain their key spearhead Jack Riewoldt for their ANZAC Day Eve clash with Melbourne.


Stunning stats turnaround that proves ‘Faders’ tag is dead

‘Faders’ no more.


Simon Hill speaks to treble-championship winner with Brisbane Matt Smith about Robbie Fowlers appointment as Roar boss

Matt Smith, a treble-championship winner with Brisbane (twice as captain), says the appointment of Robbie Fowler is a good step towards restoring the ailing Roar to health.


Milwaukee Bucks complete sweep of Detroit Pistons, will face Boston Celtics in Eastern Conference semi-finals

The Detroit Pistons flirted with a win, but came crashing back down to earth as the Milwaukee Bucks expectedly completed a clean sweep of their first round matchup.


Why has Dustin Martin ended his partnership with Puma?

Dustin Martin has curiously split from his deal with Puma barely a year after signing a huge four-year extension with the sportswear giant.


Robbie Fowler announced as Brisbane Roar head coach

Liverpool great Robbie Fowler has made his first serious move into coaching after being named head coach of A-League strugglers Brisbane Roar. Fowler, who scored 183 goals in 369 matches for the English Premier League giants, was confirmed as the Roar’s new coach on Tuesday.


English Championship: Norwich all but seal promotion to Premier League, disaster strikes for Leeds United

Norwich City are on the brink of a guaranteed return to the English Premier League despite dropping points in a 2-2 draw with Stoke.


Report: Kings coach Luke Walton sued for sexual assault

Married NBA coach Luke Walton is facing a lawsuit which alleges he pinned female reporter Kelli Tennant to his bed in a hotel room when she visited to discuss a book opportunity, TMZ reports.


NBA rallies around ESPN reporter who was trolled in a disgusting way

The NBA community has rallied around ESPN reporter Royce Young after a Twitter troll made a disgraceful comment about his stillborn daughter.


PSG star Kylian Mbappe clocked 38kph... faster than Usain Bolt’s speed in his 100m world record

Kylian Mbappe recorded a speed of 38kph against Monaco - which amazingly is faster than Usain Bolt during his 100m world record.


NBA Playoffs: Jared Dudley maintains stance on ‘average’ Ben Simmons

Facing elimination in Brooklyn’s first round series against Philadelphia after a home defeat where he was ejected, you’d think it might be time for Nets villain Jared Dudley to zip up.


How Johnathan Thurston’s tears will inspire new Panthers skipper James Tamou

If James Tamou has to shed some tears to save Penrith’s season, he’ll do it.


Paul Pogba reveals Manchester United players and staff were involved in lengthy dressing room discussions after Everton loss

Paul Pogba has described Manchester United’s defeat to Everton as ‘disrespectful’ with players reportedly turning on each other after the game.


F1 2019: ‘He’s going to give me trouble’: Nico Hulkenberg’s Daniel Ricciardo Renault confession

Nico Hulkenberg expects Daniel Ricciardo to be giving him trouble at Renault “very soon” once his teammate is fully comfortable in his new car.


Bilal Akkawy to fight John Ryder for interim WBA super middleweight title in Las Vegas

Mission accomplished.


Would the Phoenix Suns really consider drafting Ja Morant over Zion Williamson?

Zion Williamson is the consensus projected No. 1 overall pick for the 2019 NBA Draft, but are some teams wavering?


Paul Kent: NRL needs to crack down on coaches, not referees

There is no other sport in the world where so much time is spent on exploiting the rules instead of, in good spirit, playing within them.


Ben Simmons’ defensive dominance has been a huge reason for the 76ers’ playoff success

By anyone’s measure, Ben Simmons is having a really impressive postseason thus far.


Ashton Turner records fifth straight T20 duck as Steve Smith hit back-to-back half centuries

Steve Smith has continued his good IPL form with the bat but it wasn’t enough to prevent Rajasthan Royals losing by six wickets to Delhi Capitals. Smith registered his second successive half-century since being restored as captain to help the Royals build a daunting total of 6-191 on Monday.


Michael Schumacher had a ‘secret plan’ to manage son Mick’s F1 career

Formula One legend Michael Schumacher had a perfect plan to extend his dominance in the sport — managing his talented son Mick in his rise to the top.


Three points between third and sixth: Premier League top four implications after weekend of slip ups

Does anyone fancy playing Champions League football next season?


‘I think he’s deluded’: Glenn Lazarus whacks Anthony Seibold, calls for Broncos changes

Rugby league legend Glenn Lazarus has labelled Anthony Seibold’s defence of the young Broncos team as ‘deluded’, calling for the Brisbane coach to be ‘realistic and make changes’.


Chelsea up to fourth in the Premier League after 2-2 draw with Burnley

Chelsea moved up to fourth in the Premier League after a chaotic 2-2 draw against Burnley, but the sloppy display did little to enhance their hopes of qualifying for the Champions League.


Five things we learnt from Super Rugby week 10: Waratahs’ victory a win for Australian rugby, South Africa’s contempt

Australian rugby took a gigantic step in overcoming the painful loss of Israel Folau over the weekend.


The Kick-off: The sports stories you need to know this morning

LIVE: Welcome to Fox Sports’ daily roundup of the stories you need to know about in the world of sports right now. Join us every weekday morning from 6.30am — 9am. Play on!


Andrew Bogut lauded as Golden State Warriors roll on

Andrew Bogut has continued his storybook return to the NBA by just missing a double-double while helping the Golden State Warriors inflict another blow on the Los Angeles Clippers.


Round 6 biggest talking points: Eels run riot, Latrell Mitchell and Roger Tuivasa-Sheck bring the magic

According to NRL 360 host Ben Ikin, there’s already one telling sign between the teams at the top of the ladder and those struggling in the opening rounds.


AFL 2019: Tom Hawkins set to face scrutiny for contact to Hawk James Sicily

Five-time premiership Hawk Dermott Brereton says Tom Hawkins’ elbow to James Sicily won’t go unpunished, claiming the maligned defender didn’t accentuate the contact near the goalsquare.


AFL 2019: Significant tension between Brendan McCartney and key Melbourne players

The problems that forced Melbourne to send assistant coach Brendan McCartney to the bench from the coaches’ box in 2018 have re-emerged in 2019.


Vossy’s Verdict, Round 6: Incredible numbers show how Tigers were exposed against Eels

What a long Easter weekend of rugby league!


The Lab, Round 6: History against Roosters in Anzac Day clash with Dragons

The Roosters might be the form team in the competition, but they bring an unenviable record in Anzac Day clashes into their Round 7 blockbuster with the Dragons.


AFL 2019: The true impact of Andrew Gaff’s return for Dom Sheed — and Gaff himself

Andrew Gaff’s return to the West Coast line-up has played a major role in teammate Dom Sheed’s recent form slump, according to triple premiership Lion Jonathan Brown


AFL 2019: Concerns over Optus Stadium surface grow with West Coast attributing two injuries to hard turf

The hard surface of Optus Stadium is posing an “immediate issue” to its tenant clubs with West Coast believing two of its players were injured because of the ground there.


AFL 2019: How St Kilda went inside NFL’s top clubs to gain edge at draft and with live trading

St Kilda has gone inside some of the biggest clubs in the NFL as they look to gain an edge over the rest of the competition when it comes to live trading.


Changes are needed at Brisbane Roar as the club look to rebuild after a disastrous A-League campaign

As Brisbane Roar look to completely rebuild their side after what’s been a disastrous A-League campaign, some big announcements are expected this week.


NRL Team Tips Round 7: Roosters sweat on Luke Keary while Blake Ferguson is a ‘day-to-day’ prospect

The Roosters will be sweating on Luke Keary to pass all the necessary concussion protocols to make the field on Anzac Day.


AFL 2019: Richmond’s Jack Riewoldt defends Melbourne’s Jordan Lewis from Kane Cornes criticism

Richmond star Jack Riewoldt has spoken out in defence of Melbourne veteran Jordan Lewis, calling out a negative comment by a former AFL player and current media commentator.


A-League Hour: Mark Bosnich says Tony Popovic coaching his son is a ‘difficult situation’

It was a proud moment for the Popovic family when Perth Glory coach Tony Popovic gave his son his A-League debut, but Mark Bosnich says it’s going to be a ‘difficult situation’ between father and son.


AFL 2019: Patrick Dangerfield laughs off booing of Gary Ablett during Easter Monday win

Geelong star Patrick Dangerfield has laughed at the booing from some MCG fans towards Gary Ablett, suggesting fans can continue to boo as players feed off the extra attention.


AFL 2019: Geelong’s Tom Hawkins played on Easter Monday after a family issue during the week

Geelong coach Chris Scott has revealed the Cats considered leaving out star forward Tom Hawkins following a personal matter.


‘I don’t think it’s their jungle anymore’: Mitchell Moses reveals inspiration behind Eels’ demolition job on Wests Tigers

Parramatta star Mitchell Moses has revealed the inspiration behind his side’s demolition job on the Wests Tigers at Bankwest Stadium on Easter Monday.


AFL Report Card, Round 5, 2019: Every team analysed and graded

It continues to be a season like no other, with shock results proving that nearly any side is capable of defeating another on its day.


Three Word Analysis: Round 5 of the 2019 AFL season wrapped up in just three words per club

Sometimes all the analysis is too much.


Mitchell Moses leads demolition of Wests Tigers as Parramatta Eels open new stadium

Parramatta have christened Bankwest Stadium with a Mitchell Moses-inspired 51-6 NRL thrashing of the Wests Tigers.


AFL 2019: Gary Ablett gets footy fans nostalgic with a screamer that would’ve made his dad proud

Rex Hunt, where are you?


Geelong Cats defeat Hawthorn in Round 5: New era of Cats shine as great rivalry delivers once again

When you think of classic Hawthorn and Geelong matches, you think of names like Bartel, Chapman, Johnson and Enright, that led the Cats to victory during the ‘Kennett Curse’ era.


Adelaide United legend Bruce Djite has decided to officially hang up the boots

Former Socceroos striker and Adelaide United legend Bruce Djite has officially called time on his football career.


AFL 2019: Melbourne defender Neville Jetta to miss up to 10 weeks with knee injury

Melbourne has suffered a major injury blow, with gun defender Neville Jetta to be sidelined until the back-end of the season with a knee injury.


Eels star Mitchell Moses runs 70 metres for first ever try at brand new Bankwest Stadium

In form Eels halfback Mitchell Moses produced a scintillating first ever try at the new Bankwest Stadium in Parramatta’s clash with the Tigers.


James Maloney blames soft options for Panthers early season struggles

Penrith star James Maloney has accused his side of taking “soft options” throughout their NRL form slump, admitting they’ve not been mentally tough enough.


AFL Match Review Round 5 2019: Taylin Duman offered suspension for contact to Lachie Whitfield

Young Fremantle defender Taylin Duman is set for a few weeks on the sidelines after his strike to Giants star Lachie Whitfield drew a sanction from Match Review Office Michael Christian.


Israel Folau’s Code of Conduct hearing set for May 4

Israel Folau’s future in Australian rugby won’t be known until early next month after the tribunal panel sitting on his Code of Conduct hearing finally agreed to a date.


AFL 2019: Western Bulldogs mature-age recruit Will Hayes takes the long route to the AFL

Easter Sunday was a day to forget for the Western Bulldogs, but not for a mature-age recruit who has famous horse racing blood pumping through his veins.


AFL 2019: Eddie Betts' brother-in-law gets tattoo on behind after Crows star kicks six goals in 300th game

As if Eddie Betts needed another way to remember his incredible 300th game.


Russell Westbrook goes cold as Thunder drop Game 4 to Trail Blazers, are one loss away from elimination

Damian Lillard scored 15 of his 24 points in the third quarter, and the Portland Trail Blazers held Russell Westbrook without a basket in the second half in beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-98 to take a 3-1 lead in their series.


NRL Late Mail: Updated team lists and news for Round 6

Updated NRL teams and mail for Round 6: Parramatta star Blake Ferguson has been ruled out of Monday’s opening match at Bankwest Stadium.


James Troisi’s season is in doubt after he tore his hamstring last weekend

Melbourne Victory’s creator-in-chief James Troisi may not play again this season after he suffered a hamstring tear in their A-League loss to Adelaide last weekend.


The race for the Alex Tobin Medal is going down to the wire, with three players in contention

The race for the Alex Tobin Medal is going down to the wire.


Adam Blair admits poor form in losses to Rabbitohs and Cowboys after horror stats emerge

Deja vu has descended on Adam Blair as critics round on his unconvincing start to the NRL season.


Warriors take 3-1 series lead over Clippers, Raptors do the same vs the Magic

Kevin Durant scored 33 points, Klay Thompson added 32 and the Golden State Warriors beat the Los Angeles Clippers 113-105 to take a commanding 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.


Brisbane Roar fan favourite Henrique will leave the club at the end of the season

Just days after Matt McKay announced his retirement, Brisbane Roar fan favourite Henrique has confirmed he will depart the A-League strugglers at the end of the season.


The rule change that allowed Carlton’s mature-age rookie Michael Gibbons to prove recruiters wrong

If it wasn’t for a rule change last October, Michael Gibbons would have been running around on Trevor Barker Oval on Easter Sunday, instead of Marvel Stadium.


Former teammates Mitchell Moses and Luke Brooks set to decide blockbuster Easter Monday clash

Former teammates Mitchell Moses and Luke Brooks will be crucial to their side’s chances in the blockbuster Easter Monday clash between the Eels and the Tigers.


Premier League Wrap: Liverpool beat Cardiff, Manchester United humiliated by Everton

Liverpool are taking the Premier League title race down to the wire after a 2-0 win over Cardiff sent them back on top and heaped pressure on Manchester City.


Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has apologised to fans after Manchester United’s latest defeat

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer apologised to the club’s supporters for an “unworthy” 4-0 loss away to Everton on Sunday that did fresh damage to their hopes of Champions League football next season.


Kylian Mbappe nets hat-trick, Neymar returns as PSG seal title

Neymar returned from injury and the prolific Kylian Mbappe reached the 30-goal mark as Paris Saint-Germain celebrated retaining the league title earlier on Sunday with a 3-1 home win against Monaco.


Million dollar crazy: Why Adam Blair is the dumbest Warriors signing

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‘Last thing we expected’: Dhoni falls short in last-ball IPL madness

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s swashbuckling 84 went in vain as Royal Challengers Bangalore edged past Chennai Super Kings in a last-ball thriller on Sunday to keep their play-off hopes alive in the Indian Premier League.


Former foes unite to lead France into Fed Cup final against Australia

France set up a Fed Cup final against Australia when Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic, who once were barely on speaking terms, teamed-up to crown a 3-2 victory over Romania.


Carlton coach Brendon Bolton thought Liam Jones’ career was over when he moved down back

When Liam Jones was shifted from attack to defence before a VFL game in 2017, Carlton coach Brendon Bolton thought the Tasmanian’s career was over.


 


 
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