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National Sports Museum set for multi-million dollar upgrade 18/02/19
The National Sports Museum at the Melbourne Cricket Ground will be given a fresh new-look, with plans released for a $17.1 million upgrade of the tourist attraction.   Full Story
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Ikon Park redevelopment to enhance AFLW 12/02/19
Carlton Football Club has revealed redevelopment plans for its Ikon Park home base after confirmation it’ll receive $15 million in Federal Government funding.   Full Story
Bankwest Stadium
Bankwest Stadium nearing completion 7/02/19
Bankwest Stadium is now 92% complete and the 30,000-capacity stadium will host its first event in under 80 days.   Full Story
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New Memorial Drive roof secures new tournament 6/02/19
Memorial Drive Tennis Centre will be upgraded, including the addition of a new roof, as international tennis returns to Adelaide for the first time in a decade.   Full Story
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Optus Stadium celebrates first anniversary 3/02/19
Perth's Optus Stadium recently celebrated its first year which included over 2 million fans attending the 60,000-seat stadium.   Full Story
National Sports Museum set for multi-million dollar upgrade  National Sports Museum set for multi-million dollar upgrade 18/02/19
Ikon Park redevelopment to enhance AFLW  Ikon Park redevelopment to enhance AFLW 12/02/19
Bankwest Stadium nearing completion  Bankwest Stadium nearing completion 7/02/19
New Memorial Drive roof secures new tournament  New Memorial Drive roof secures new tournament 6/02/19
Optus Stadium celebrates first anniversary  Optus Stadium celebrates first anniversary 3/02/19

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AFL 2019: Peter Gordon, Jeff Kennett take aim at league’s illicit drugs policy

Prominent presidents Jeff Kennett and Peter Gordon have renewed opposition to the AFL’s controversial illicit drugs policy, saying clubs must have more involvement.


Atletico Madrid 2-0 Juventus: Centre-backs strike to leave Juve, Ronaldo with huge CL task

Atletico Madrid kept Cristiano Ronaldo in check on Wednesday, defeating Juventus 2-0 in a first-leg match in the round of 16 of the Champions League.


Live UEFA Champions League: Bundesliga strugglers Schalke 04 lose to Manchester City 3-2

Manchester City has defeated Schalke 3-2 in the first leg of their Champions League Round of 16 clash.


Le’Veon Bell will get his free agency wish from Steelers

General managers, start your bidding.


Burning questions ahead of week two NRL pre-season trial games

The NRL pre-season really ramps up this weekend with seven trials to be played.


‘Their time’s up’: Mal Meninga calls on the NRL to stand down all players accused of serious crimes

Australian coach Mal Meninga has joined his voice to the increasing chorus calling on those NRL players accused of serious crimes to be stood down from playing rugby league.


F1 news 2019: Lewis Hamilton on Mercedes’ ‘most challenging year’ as Ferrari impress again in day three testing

Lewis Hamilton is expecting Mercedes' "most challenging year" as they bid to retain their Formula 1 supremacy in 2019.


AFLX 2019: Rock, paper, scissors? Another quirk to be unleashed in AFLX

AFLX is trying to be different, very different.


Roger Federer to include Madrid Open in claycourt comeback

Roger Federer’s comeback on clay will feature a return to the Madrid Open for the first time since 2015, it’s been confirmed.


Myles Taueli has been jailed for two years over an assault on Christmas Day

The NRL career of a 23-year-old promising prospect has been dashed after he was convicted of assault and sent to jail for two years.


Zion Williamson put on 45kg in two years, the cheapest tickets for Duke vs UNC are insane

Zion Williamson hasn’t even finished his freshman year of college, but he’s still managed to emerge into one of the must-watch shows in all of basketball.


F1 news 2019: Daniel Ricciardo DRS problem caused by ‘bigger’ rear wing issues

Renault have revealed that the DRS problem that caused part of Daniel Ricciardo to spin off the track on day two in Barcelona was due to the bigger size of the rear wing this year.


Chilean fans clean toilets after eliminating Chapecoense from Copa Sudamericana

Knocked out of the Copa Sudamericana at home, Brazilian club Chapecoense was comforted by fans of victorious Union La Calera of Chile who cleaned the bathrooms reserved for away fans.


Cricket Australia news: Mitchell Marsh groin surgery, World Cup, Ashes

Mitch Marsh’s horror summer has continued, with the Australian all-rounder forced to undergo surgery after being struck in the groin at training. Marsh copped the hit while batting on Tuesday, and underwent a “minor surgical procedure” on Wednesday.


Chris Gayle sparks world records with breathtaking century against England

Chris Gayle marked his return to Windies colours by scoring 135 from 129 balls as the hosts set England 361 to win the first ODI in Barbados.


Philadelphia 76ers centre Joel Embiid out one week with sore left knee

Philadelphia 76ers All-Star centre Joel Embiid will miss at least a week with a sore left knee.


F1 news 2019: Daniel Ricciardo third fastest in day three testing new Renault

Daniel Ricciardo said he can’t wait to get “stuck into” his Renault even more after producing his best day behind the wheel of his new car so far.


NRL 2019: Newcastle Knights’ $7 million plan to keep Kalyn Ponga and Mitchell Pearce

Newcastle is desperate to commit huge money to their star new halves pairing of Mitchell Pearce and Kalyn Ponga.


Ugly aftermath of Emiliano Sala tragedy as court case looms

The tragedy of the plane crash that killed Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala has now entered an ugly aftermath as Premier League club Cardiff City and French side Nantes threaten to go to court over his £15 million (A$27 million) transfer fee.


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NBA 2019: Golden State Warriors already considering absurd Kevin Durant backup plan

As far as backup plans go, this would be winning the lottery.


AFL 2019: Champion Data’s 2019 AFL Prospectus on how 6-6-6 starting positions will impact Richmond most of all

Numbers from Champion Data have revealed that last year’s most dominant home and away side, Richmond, needs to make the biggest change under a controversial new AFL rule.


India vs Australia Twenty20 International series: Ultimate Guide

A familiar foe awaits Australia as it begins its road to the Cricket World Cup with a two-match Twenty20 International series against India, starting Monday (12.30am AEDT).


New contenders, the postseason push, and the tank for Zion: Where every NBA team sits at the All-Star break

With no NBA action over the All-Star break, it’s legitimately the only time we can sit back and actually take a real look at where teams sit, and where they’re headed.


AFLX 2019 ultimate guide: Full squads and information, nicknames, when is it on, how to watch

AFLX is back and is bigger than ever in 2019, with some of the best players in the AFL taking part in the round-robin tournament on Friday night.


AFL 2019: West Coast premiership hero Dom Sheed signs new contract

The man who kicked West Coast to a flag isn’t going anywhere.


The search for pilot David Ibbotson is set to resume next week

A search for the pilot of a plane carrying footballer Emiliano Sala which crashed in the Channel last month is set to resume next week, his family said on Tuesday.


AFL 2019: Recreational drug use ‘rife’ at St Kilda during Grant Thomas’ tenure

AFL Players’ Association CEO Paul Marsh has hit back at former St Kilda coach Grant Thomas’ allegations that recreational drug use at the club was “rife” when he coached from 2001-2006 — not that he knew about it.


Illawarra Hawks, head coach Rob Beveridge mutually part ways

The NBL’s coaching carousel picked up another rider on Wednesday, with the Illawarra Hawks announcing that they were parting ways with long-time head coach, Rob Beveridge.


Locked in! Rebels captain Dane Haylett-Petty re-signs with Super Rugby franchise until 2021

Melbourne Rebels captain Dane Haylett-Petty has signed a new deal that will keep him at the Super Rugby franchise until the end of 2021.


Ante Milicic faces the media for the first time since being named Matildas coach

Ante Milicic will speak publicly for the first time as Matildas coach on Thursday, unveiling his squad for the upcoming Cup of Nations.


Melbourne star Tom McDonald ruled out of AFLX tournament

Melbourne star Tom McDonald is the latest player to pull out of Friday night’s AFLX tournament.


Every squad and team named for NRL trials week 2

Jack Bird will line up in the centres as he takes the first steps in his return to the NRL in Saturday’s trial game against Queensland Cup side Wynnum Manly.


Aussie tennis stars dudded by opponents’ poor sportsmanship

Aussie tennis star Arina Rodionova has blasted her rivals for blatantly cheating and laughing about it as she and compatriot Priscilla Hon were dudded by a brazen lack of sportsmanship.


GWS Giants ruckman Shane Mumford set to make AFL return in practice match against Sydney

GWS ruckman Shane Mumford is “ready to roll” and will make his return to football in Friday’s AFL practice match against archrivals Sydney.


Fox Football Podcast: Nix ‘jenga’ piece, UCL, ‘disgraceful’ soccer funding, Aussie football ‘plateau’

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AFL 2019: Full extent of Ben Cousins’ drug nightmare laid bare

Fallen AFL champion Ben Cousins has been fined $1750 for possessing meth when he was arrested last year, but could stand trial over alleged family violence offences if negotiations stall.


Q-and-A with new Basketball Australia CEO Jerril Rechter: on her goals, the next two years, NBA players’ concerns, lifting profile of women in sports

Basketball Australia is entering perhaps the most important two years in its history, and the person to lead the way has just been chosen.


Super Rugby teams: Week two squads, injury news, preview

Reds prop Feao Fotuaika ditched McDonalds, ice cream and V energy drinks to lose 16kg in the preseason to earn Brad Thorn’s trust and a Super Rugby debut.


North Melbourne defender Sam Durdin has been ruled out for 10 weeks after injuring his finger with a knife

North Melbourne defender Sam Durdin will miss the Round 1 after suffering an unfortunate injury involving a knife at home.


South Sydney say George Burgess is going nowhere despite approaches from Parramatta

South Sydney have moved to end speculation surrounding George Burgess’ playing future, saying the prop will be playing for the club in 2019.


F1 news 2019: From Renault and Mercedes to Red Bull and Ferrari, every livery ranked and rated

Now we’ve seen all (well, most) of Formula 1’s class of 2019 out on the race track rather than just suited and booted in the showroom, it’s time assess who looks the best.


Fox Rugby Podcast: How ‘vulnerable’ Quade won his Rebels teammates over

Like many in Australian rugby, Billy Meakes was unsure what to expect from Quade Cooper when he rocked up to Melbourne.


Rumour Mill: Real Madrid put a price tag on Gareth Bale, Juventus enquire about Mauro Icardi

Real Madrid have reportedly put a price tag on Gareth Bale.


Cricket Australia delights fans with battle royale over best ODI uniform

Cricket had no idea the beast it had unleashed when it struck gold with fans by introducing retro uniforms for this summer’s one-day series loss to India.


Coach reveals too much about star’s ill health

Too much information, coach. TMI.


Rumour mill: Manchester City eye $273m worth of raw English talent, Jadon Sancho gives Manchester United ultimatum

Pep Guardiola is looking to recruit some homegrown English players for his Manchester City side — and he’s got his eye on some of the country’s brightest young talents.


’Open and challenging’: O’Connor joins Cheika at Wallabies selection table

Dual international Michael O’Connor has been confirmed as the third Wallabies selector, joining coach Michael Cheika and new director of rugby Scott Johnson in picking the Test team.


AFL working towards introducing a national second-tier competition in 2022, reports Dwayne Russell

The AFL is reportedly working towards the introduction of a national second-tier competition which would have a major impact on the state leagues.


AFL 2019: West Coast star Elliot Yeo reveals huge injury battle in premiership year

West Coast premiership midfielder Elliot Yeo has revealed he struggled to walk at times last year as he battled a toe injury, but is confident he’ll hit the ground running this season.


Jerril Rechter appointed Basketball Australia boss

Experienced CEO Jerril Rechter has replaced Anthony Moore as Basketball Australia boss ahead of this year’s World Cup.


AFL 2019: ‘A lot of work to be done’ says Bombers prized recruit Dylan Shiel, who’s not buying into club hype

With a big club comes even bigger expectations.


‘Rigid’, ‘dogmatic’, ‘predictable’: Stats that show ‘Sarriball’ system is failing

Maurizio Sarri began brightly at Chelsea, but the stats show how things have gone drastically wrong, writes Ben Grounds.


Liverpool vs Bayern Munich: Suspension of Joshua Kimmich ‘could change everything’ in tie

It’s often moments of brilliance that decide football’s biggest games, but in the case of Liverpool and Bayern Munich’s Champions League tie it may just be one of carelessness that makes all the difference.


Te Maire Martin will partner Michael Morgan in the halves for North Queensland

North Queensland coach Paul Green will overlook promising youngster Jake Clifford to open the NRL season in favour of experienced halves Michael Morgan and Te Maire Martin.


NRL Summer Shorts: John Hopoate’s freakishly strong son; Sharks’ marquee recruit safe

CRONULLA’S star recruit Shaun Johnson will not be squeezed out of the Sharks as the club braces to learn the extent of the ongoing salary cap investigation.


F1 news 2019: Ferrari rapid again, Red Bull end with crash, Renault frustrated and reason for McLaren’s surprising pace

After the first day of testing in Barcelona, we saw a rapid Sebastian Vettel-driven Ferrari, a slow Lewis Hamilton-driven Mercedes and a disappointing start to life in a Renault for Daniel Ricciardo.


Simona Halep downs Eugenie Bouchard after mid-match plea from fan

Eugenie Bouchard’s mission to climb back up the WTA rankings almost took a giant step forward today before she was narrowly defeated in a tight contest in the UAE.


Cowboys’ halfback sensation misses out as Martin wins halves battle

North Queensland coach Paul Green will overlook promising youngster Jake Clifford to open the NRL season in favour of experienced halves Michael Morgan and Te Maire Martin.


Tommy Oar ruled out for the rest of the A-League season with knee injury

Rock bottom A-League side Central Coast Mariners have been dealt another blow with star signing Tommy Oar ruled out for the season.


Simon Hill: Perth Glory legends are keen to see the club’s 15-year wait for silverware come to an end

If a week is a long time in politics, then a decade and a half (give or take) doesn’t bear thinking about in football.


Hoppa’s wayward son pursues post-prison NRL career with Broncos

Jamil Hopoate believes he would’ve had “four or five years” of NRL footy under his belt already if he hadn’t found trouble off the field.


Sheffield Shield: Players with the most to gain, lose before the Ashes

The Sheffield Shield is finally back after being shelved for two months to accommodate a monster 59-game season of the Big Bash League.


Tax filings by US Soccer show the big payouts made to Jurgen Klinsmann and Bruce Arena

Tax filings by US Soccer show final coaching contract settlements for Jurgen Klinsmann and Bruce Arena from the Americans’ failed 2018 Russia World Cup bid, the Washington Post reported Tuesday.


Petr Cech takes Arsenal women’s team out to dinner to congratulate them on season so far

Petr Cech took the Arsenal women’s team out for a meal to congratulate them on their successful season so far.


Champions League Extra Time: Reason behind frosty handshake between Klopp and Kovac

It wasn’t the most exciting morning in the Champions League – with two scoreless draws – but Luis Suarez continued his lean run away from home and Bayern joined an elite club by keeping Liverpool out at home.


World No. 1 Naomi Osaka breaks down in emotional press conference

World No. 1 Naomi Osaka had to wipe away tears in her post match interview after crashing to a shock loss in the first round of the Dubai Championships.


J.B. Holmes widely criticised for incredibly slow play at Genesis Open

J.B. Holmes’ Genesis Open win came with a pace-of-play controversy.


‘Do not come to Toulon as a tourist’: All Blacks great savaged AGAIN

Controversial Toulon owner Mourad Boudjellal has doubled down on his attack on All Blacks great Julian Savea, calling his behaviour “unacceptable.”


Liverpool 0-0 Bayern Munich: Big chances blown as thrilling second leg set up

Bayern Munich still can’t find a way to score at Liverpool, drawing 0-0 in the Champions League on Tuesday to go a fourth game without netting at Anfield across 48 years.


Neymar says he cried for two days after suffering his latest foot injury

Neymar “cried for two days” after injuring his right foot for a second time in January, he told Brazilian television according to an excerpt of an interview broadcast on Tuesday.


1253 days since his last! Barcelona striker Luis Suarez fails to break abysmal Champions League away goals record

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez failed to end his three-and-a-half year wait for a Champions League away goal against Lyon this morning.


WATCH: What a hanger! Eddie Betts gets some serious air

We know it’s only pre-season, but this Eddie Betts hanger is simply too good not to watch.


Israel Adesanya and Kelvin Gastelum set for interim title fight at UFC 236 — report

We have movement in the middleweight division.


Anthony Joshua, Jarrell Miller trade barbs in fiery press conference

Staring contests, shouting matches, some shoving. Even a near mix-up with some members of the audience.


Barcelona draw blank as Champions League stalemate gives Lyon hope

Barcelona will hope to make home advantage count in the return after Lionel Messi and his team-mates drew a blank in Lyon on Tuesday, the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie ending in a goalless stalemate.


‘All positive’: RA eyes screening schoolboy rugby on Fox

Rugby Australia has approached Fox Sports to talk about televising Sydney and Brisbane GPS rugby matches, it has been reported.


‘There was no violence from Haas’: Bronco suspended, slapped with HUGE fine

Payne Haas will miss the first four games of the Broncos’ season, and has been slapped with a $20,000 fine.


‘It’s time to move on’: Antonio Brown meets with Pittsburgh Steelers, nears exit

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has ended his lengthy standoff with the team by meeting with president Art Rooney II, though any shot at reconciliation between the two sides appears to be out of the question.


Indian Premier League: Steve Smith and David Warner showdown set up day after bans end

The sense of occasion surrounding the end of David Warner’s and Steve Smith’s ball-tampering bans hasn’t been lost on the cricket gods, who have set up a timely showdown between the pair.


F1 news 2019: Watch video as Daniel Ricciardo avoids big crash during second day of Renault testing

Daniel Ricciardo suffered a day filled of more frustration during his second testing run with Renault on Wednesday morning (AEDT) after spinning off track following a rear wing failure.


What we learned from first weekend of Super Rugby: Why Waratahs burned Australia’s great opportunity

The Waratahs didn’t just miss an opportunity to start the season with a win against the Hurricanes at Brookvale Oval, they missed the chance to flip the script.


Oman vs Scotland: Shocking numbers behind cricket minnow’s monster loss

Scotland bowled out Oman for just 24 en route to a 10-wicket thrashing of the hosts in their opening one-day match on Tuesday.


Manny Machado agrees 10-year, $418 million deal with the San Diego Padres

Manny Machado has agreed to the richest free agent contract in American sports history, a 10-year Major League Baseball deal worth $300 million ($418AUD million) with the San Diego Padres, according to multiple reports Tuesday.


FIFA announce bidding process for 2023 Women’s World Cup - Australia in the running to host

FIFA will still decide the host of the Women’s World Cup in secret, unlike the new open vote held last year for host of the 2026 men’s tournament.


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AFL made injured Eagle Jeremy McGovern to attend Grand Final parade

West Coast defender Jeremy McGovern revealed he tried to skip last year’s grand final parade, but quickly had to catch an Uber there after the AFL refused his request.


Australia vice-captain Josh Hazlewood exposes ball tampering ban truth

Australian Test vice-captain Josh Hazlewood believes the biggest gap following Steve Smith and David Warner’s ball tampering bans was the leadership vacuum.


Payne Haas fined $10K, stood down by Broncos for failing to cooperate with NRL integrity unit

Broncos behemoth Payne Haas has been stood down by Brisbane and fined $10,000 for refusing to cooperate with an NRL integrity unit investigation in the latest scandal to hit rugby league.


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

North Queensland have locked down one of the game’s most promising forwards in Peter Hola until the end of 2022.


Eels veteran David Gower’s plan to curb NRL bad behaviour and inspire rising stars

This season will be David Gower’s 10th and last season in the NRL.


Kashima Antlers 4-1 Newcastle Jets: Jets outclassed by holders, fail to reach ACL group stage

The Newcastle Jets have failed to reach the group stage of the Asian Champions League after being comprehensively beaten 4-1 by reigning champs Kashima Antlers in their final qualifying clash.


Ivan Cleary has introduced more ball work into Panthers training sessions during off-season

Ivan Cleary has put the ball back in Penrith’s NRL pre-season with players noticing a shift from Anthony Griffin’s long running sessions to a more game-focused approach.


Champions League Round of 16 first leg Ultimate Guide: How it works, match previews

The Champions League Round of 16 continues on Wednesday morning with another batch of first leg clashes.


Novak Djokovic admits he almost gave tennis away after his 2017 injury

15-time grand slam champion Novak Djokovic has revealed just how close he went to giving away his tennis career after injury derailed his 2017 tennis season.


Rumour mill: Zinedine Zidane lays out terms and conditions for Chelsea job including keeping Eden Hazard and having $362.5m to spend

Zinedine Zidane wants the Chelsea job — but only if the club reach his extreme terms and conditions.


Brisbane recruit Jarryd Lyons has a point to prove to Stuart Dew and Gold Coast after his shock exit

New Brisbane recruit Jarryd Lyons is out to prove Stuart Dew and Gold Coast’s coaching department wrong after he fell out of favour at Metricon Stadium late last year.


Belinda Sleeman to become first female to referee an NRL fixture

Belinda Sleeman will create history on Saturday night when she becomes the first female to referee an NRL fixture.


Brumbies won’t rush back concussed David Pocock

The Brumbies will take a cautious approach with star Wallabies forward David Pocock as he recovers from a second concussion in three months.


AFL 2019: Charlie Curnow could be the best player in the league, says Matthew Lloyd

Essendon legend Matthew Lloyd believes emerging Carlton star Charlie Curnow could soon be the best player in the AFL.


 
 
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