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Giants acquire Sydney Showground naming-rights 22/03/19
The Sydney Showground has a new name, with its AFL tenant GWS Giants purchasing the naming-rights in a multi-year deal.   Full Story
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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
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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
Giants acquire Sydney Showground naming-rights  Giants acquire Sydney Showground naming-rights 22/03/19
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


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Winx does it again! Superstar mare wins 32nd straight in the Group One George Ryder Stakes at Rosehill

Winx has done it again.

Live AFLW finals: First Preliminary Final, Carlton v Fremantle

Neither side has had much success in their AFLW history; but one of Carlton or Fremantle will win through to the 2019 Grand Final this afternoon.

Live AFL: Round 1, Brisbane Lions v West Coast Eagles

Reigning premiers West Coast begin their quest to do it all again in 2019 as they travel to face a promising young Brisbane side on Saturday night.

Live AFL: Round 1, Western Bulldogs v Sydney Swans

Sydney has played finals in each of the last nine seasons and 15 of the last 16; will the Western Bulldogs show tonight this is the year their run ends?

Live AFL: Round 1, Adelaide Crows v Hawthorn

Two teams tipped by many to go in opposite directions this year clash in Round 1 as Adelaide hosts Hawthorn.

Miami Open 2019: Novak Djokovic dominates Bernard Tomic in straight sets ‘destruction’

Novak Djokovic put his Indian Wells disappointment behind him on Friday night at the ATP and WTA Miami Open with a ruthless 7-6 (7/2) 6-2 destruction of Australian Bernard Tomic to move into the third round.

Live AFL: Round 1, Melbourne v Port Adelaide

One of the hot tips to win the 2019 AFL premiership begins its campaign as Melbourne hosts Port Adelaide on Saturday afternoon.

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

NRL Round 2 late mail and updated squads — Wests Tigers captain Moses Mbye reveals his chances of a return, and the Eels suffer another setback.

Live NRL: Newcastle Knights v Penrith Panthers live scores, updates, news, blog

Newcastle will be looking to make it back-to-back wins when they face Penrith at McDonald Jones Stadium on Saturday.

Geelong coach Chris Scott says it is not a foregone conclusion that Tim Kelly will request a trade again

Many believe that Tim Kelly will move to West Coast at the end of the season, but Geelong coach Chris Scott doesn’t share the same belief.

Live NRL: Cronulla Sharks v Gold Coast Titans live scores, updates, news, blog

Cronulla and Gold Coast will be out to record their first win of the 2019 season when they do battle at Shark Park on Saturday.

NCAA Tournament 2019: Zion Williamson, Duke roll into second round

Zion Williamson had an explosive NCAA Tournament debut with 25 points and a can’t-miss second-half showcase to lead top-seeded Duke to an 85-62 win over North Dakota State.

Sheffield Shield: New South Wales Blues secure spot in the final against Victoria

The New South Wales Blues are through to the Sheffield Shield final for the first time after beating Tasmania by 149 runs in Hobart.

Melbourne draftee Tom Sparrow debuts against Port Adelaide after Jordan Lewis suffers a hamstring injury

Melbourne has been forced into a late change in its season opener against Port Adelaide, with Jordan Lewis ruled out with a hamstring injury.

Newcastle Knights centre Tautau Moga stood down for two games

Newcastle centre Tautau Moga has been stood down for two matches after pleading guilty to slapping a taxi driver on Boxing Day last year.

Geelong coach Chris Scott proud of six new faces in Round 1 win over Collingwood

This was Chris Scott’s side, but not as we’ve seen it before.

Lionel Messi returned to international football, but Argentina were beaten by Venezuela

Lionel Messi’s international return didn’t do much to help Argentina regain top form.

Euro 2020: England and France both breezed through their qualifiers

Raheem Sterling showed that he is coming of age on the international stage as his hat-trick saw England start their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign by hammering the Czech Republic 5-0, while Antoine Griezmann inspired France to a battering of Moldova.

Valspar Championship 2019: Jason Day crashes out, shock Aussie on the charge in pre-Masters test

Early starters Paul Casey and Austin Cook survived after a costly finish by one-time leader Luke Donald to earn a one-stroke advantage in Florida’s Valspar Championship, but Aussie Jason Day missed the cut.

Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley hails the return of returning star Jamie Elliott

Nathan Buckley departed the MCG without four premiership points on Friday night, but with the knowledge Jamie Elliott can make a major impact for Collingwood in 2019.

Raheem Sterling dedicated his first England hat-trick to a youngster who recently passed away

Raheem Sterling dedicated his hat-trick in England’s 5-0 rout of the Czech Republic on Friday to a Crystal Palace youngster who recently died of leukaemia.

Rugby League immortal Andrew Johns calls for NRL to be cut to 12 teams

Rugby league Immortal Andrew Johns has called for the NRL to be cut down by four teams.

Vintage Nick Kyrgios puts on a show in Miami Open masterclass

Nick Kyrgios decided to play like the Harlem Globetrotters in his opening match at the Miami Open, turning his contest into an exhibition match.

Jose Mourinho wants to a add a third Champions League title as he eyes a return to management

Jose Mourinho is gunning for a return to top level management and a third Champions League title, the former Real Madrid and Manchester United manager revealed on Friday in an interview with AFP.

Neymar has been charged by UEFA for insulting the referee after PSG were knocked out of the Champions League

UEFA has opened an investigation into Brazilian star Neymar for comments made after his club Paris Saint-Germain were eliminated from the Champions League last 16 by Manchester United.

Justin Langer shakes head after Aussie bromance show for the cameras

Aussie coach Justin Langer did everything he could to keep it together.

Australia vs Pakistan, first one-day international cricket: Aaron Finch, Shaun Marsh bounce back

Outstanding innings from Aaron Finch and Shaun Marsh have seen Australia comfortably win the first ODI against Pakistan, but have added to the growing complexity of World Cup selections.

Sheffield Shield: Western Australia keep final miracle alive

Western Australia has dominated the second innings with bat and ball to beat Queensland by 136 runs at the WACA Ground to stay in the hunt for a place in the Sheffield Shield final.

Australia vs Pakistan, first ODI: Aaron Finch scores drought-breaking century

Aaron Finch has taken a massive step along his path back to form before the World Cup, scoring his first international century in nine months.

Footy’s (Odd) Couple: Lachie Neale and Lincoln McCarthy’s enduring friendship comes full circle at Brisbane

Lachie Neale swears he never saw a more talented junior footballer than Lincoln McCarthy.

AFL 2019: Geelong captain Joel Selwood says trade noise won’t bother wantaway star Tim Kelly despite another dominant display

Geelong star Tim Kelly tried and failed to move to West Coast at the end of last season, but that disappointment hasn’t changed the way he goes about his business.

AFL Round 1, Collingwood v Geelong Cats: Cats stun Pies with second-half comeback

Six months after West Coast broke Collingwood’s heart in last year’s Grand Final, the Magpies returned to the same scene only to depart with the same result.

Young Broncos forwards Thomas Flegler and Jaydn Su’A impress in win over Cowboys

Tevita Pangai Junior may have stole the show for Brisbane in their comprehensive win 29-10 over North Queensland, but there were another couple of young forwards who also impressed.

Broncos bash injury-hit Cowboys in brutal Queensland derby

A powerhouse display from Tevita Pangai has inspired Brisbane’s 29-10 NRL win over a battered and bruised North Queensland at a packed Suncorp Stadium on Friday night.

AFL 2019: Umpires fail to pay Pies high-flyer Jeremy Howe’s grab against Geelong

Did he hold it for long enough? Or did he drop the mark?

Cowboys superstar Jason Taumalolo suffers a knee injury in clash against Broncos

North Queensland superstar Jason Taumalolo has suffered a knee injury in Friday night’s blockbuster against Brisbane.

Blues end 20-match losing run against Kiwi teams in emotional clash with Highlanders

The Auckland Blues snapped a three-year losing streak against New Zealand teams as they beat the Otago Highlanders 33-26 on Friday in an emotional Super Rugby encounter a week after the Christchurch attacks.

Storm maintain dominant record over Raiders with convincing win

Melbourne have maintained their dominance over Canberra with a 22-10 victory at GIO Stadium on Friday night.

Andrew Fifita gives Dally M trophy to former Sharks coach Shane Flanagan

Cronulla prop Andrew Fifita has given away one of his most sentimental awards to deregistered coach Shane Flanagan in a touching act of gratitude.

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

Another week, another halves pairing at the Reds as Bryce Hegarty returns from a rib injury to partner Tate McDermott in Sunday’s Super Rugby showdown with the Brumbies in Brisbane.

Rugby Australia concerned by fewer home games but hopeful return to 14 teams sees a boom in revenue

The Sunwolves’ culling ultimately came down to the union members of SANZAAR protecting their bottom line.

Carlton’s Liam Jones fines for off-the-ball hit on Richmond’s Jack Riewoldt

Carlton key defender Liam Jones has avoided a suspension over his off-the-ball hit on Richmond’s Jack Riewoldt.

NRL Casualty Ward: Blows for Raiders and Cowboys with every club’s injury list and return dates

Raiders coach Ricky Stuart fears he may be without Joseph Tapine who may have suffered a fractured thumb in his side’s 22-10 loss to the Storm.

Broncos enforcer Tevita Pangai Jr dominates Cowboys in brutal display

Broncos prop Tevita Pangai Jr has produced a dominant performance to stun the Cowboys at Suncorp Stadium.

Alan Richardson says the Saints didn’t know the full extent of Dan Hannebery’s issues with his body

St Kilda coach Alan Richardson says boom recruit Dan Hannebery needs to be “rebuilt” as the former Swan struggles with his body.

Dane Swan says he drank vodka mixed with Gatorade at a recovery session during his playing days

Former Collingwood star Dane Swan says he always attended Sunday morning recovery sessions — but on more than one occasion, drank alcohol while recovering.

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

St Kilda star Jack Steven is a confirmed starter for the Saint’s clash with Gold Coast on Sunday afternoon.

Suliasi Vunivalu scores first half hat-trick against Raiders to pass a Storm great

Melbourne flyer Suliasi Vunivalu has blown the Raiders away with a first half hat-trick in their Round 2 clash at GIO Stadium.

Andrew Bogut receives incredible ovation on return to Oracle Arena

Andrew Bogut was feeling the love on Friday (AEDT) as he made his return to Oracle Arena in the Golden State Warriors’ 112-89 drubbing of the Indiana Pacers.

‘Like playing with your dad’: Ennis pays tribute to retiring Gallen

Michael Ennis describes running onto a rugby league field alongside Paul Gallen as “like playing with your dad”.

Ben Barba rules out return to professional football, set to plead guilty to public nuisance offences

Former NRL player Ben Barba is expected to plead guilty to public nuisance offences, his lawyer says following a brief court appearance in Townsville Magistrates Court.

Rumour Mill: Felipe Anderson wanted by Real Madrid, Manchester City the frontrunners to sign Joao Felix

Real Madrid are planning a move for one of the Premier League’s deadliest attackers, should the Spanish side fail to land their number one transfer target Eden Hazard.

Visiting PSG fans attempted to bring weapons into their Women’s Champions League match against Chelsea

Visiting Paris Saint-Germain fans have been involved in violence in London before attempting to bring weapons into a Women’s Champions League game against Chelsea.

The 11 signs the Blues are bound for improvement in 2019 after Round 1 fightback against Tigers

If you saw the optimism buzzing around the Blues late on Thursday night, you could easily be excused for missing the 33-point deficit on the final scoreboard.

AFL 2019 Friday Round 1 team news: Hawthorn reveals recruits’ timeline, why Dogs will trust young key-position players

After landing at their new club with much fanfare then suffering injury setbacks, Hawthorn’s two star recruits are set to return.

Why forgotten Dog is not rushing to leave the kennel despite snub

Forgotten Bulldog Rhyse Martin won’t look to rush out of the Belmore kennel despite being overlooked by Canterbury coach Dean Pay.

Confirmed: Sunwolves gone, full details of new Super Rugby comp

The Sunwolves’ brief Super Rugby stint will soon be over after SANZAAR confirmed the troubled Tokyo-based club will be culled in a revamped competition to kick off in 2021.

Burning Questions: What Sunwolves axing means for Super Rugby

Have SANZAAR done the right thing for Super Rugby by punting the Sunwolves, which Wallabies star do you want to see at the Olympics and how will the Australian teams fare this weekend?

Perth Glory sign Bruno Fornaroli from Melbourne City on a two-year deal

Perth Glory have announced the signing of former Melbourne City forward Bruno Fornaroli.

NCAA Tournament Wrap: Ja Morant drops triple-double in upset, first Aussie knocked out

If you haven’t already, it’s probably time to jump on the Ja Morant train.

Adelaide United player Ken Ilso has been provisionally suspended under the FFA’s anti-doping policy

Adelaide United player Ken Ilso has been provisionally suspended by FFA under its National Anti-Doping Policy.

Thibaut Courtois involved in another horror blunder as Belgium keeper gifts Russia goal in Euro 2020 qualifier

Thibaut Courtois suffered another horror blunder in his nightmare season as the Belgium keeper gifted Russia a goal in the Red Devils’ Euro 2020 qualifier.

Richmond confirms Alex Rance has ruptured his ACL and will miss the remainder of the season

Richmond has confirmed star defender Alex Rance ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament in the Tigers’ season opener against Carlton on Thursday night.

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.

NCAA Tournament: Tom Izzo loses the plot in stunning blow-up

Tom Izzo absolutely lost the plot on Friday (AEDT) as his Michigan State team held off Bradley 76-65 in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.

Travis Varcoe on how the special Collingwood playing group helped him through a difficult time

Football clubs are special places.

Scotland suffer ‘worst loss in memory’ against Kazakhstan in Euro 2020 qualifier

Scotland’s humiliating 3-0 defeat in Kazakhstan is their worst in memory, according to goalkeeper Craig Gordon.

Mary Fowler has returned to the Matildas squad five months after knocking back a call-up

Rising star Mary Fowler has been included in the Matildas squad for next month’s friendly against the USA in Colorado, five months after knocking back a call-up to Australia’s national team.

AFL 2019: AFL legends assess whether Richmond can still win the flag without Alex Rance

Richmond is now in unfamiliar territory.

Saturday Selection: Newcastle Knights v Penrith Panthers Round 2 preview, stats, team lists

Nathan Brown wanted David Klemmer at Newcastle for more than just his footballing ability.

Sydney Kings appoint Will Weaver as new head coach, Perth Wildcats extend Trevor Gleeson for three years

The Sydney Kings have made their first big move of the off-season, with the team announcing Will Weaver as their new head coach.

AFL 2019: Jonathan Brown takes down sexist trolls, says they’d wilt against Tayla Harris in a boxing ring

Brisbane legend Jonathan Brown has delivered a scathing assessment of the trolls that left sexist remarks on a picture post featuring Tayla Harris, dubbing the commenters “drebs of humanity” and predicting they’d be smacked “from pillar to post” in a boxing ring with the Carlton AFLW star.

‘Croatia-inspired chequerboard’: Fans fume over ‘leaked’ Barcelona shirt

Barcelona’s home kit for next season has been leaked online - but fans aren’t happy.

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.

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.

AFL set to implement ‘free agency for life’ rules at the end of the 2019 season

Revolutionary ‘free agency for life’ rules will be implemented at the end of the season in a move that will allow players more flexibility to switch clubs.

Sala saga takes dark twist: Cardiff chairman Ken Choo called police after being ‘threatened’ by Emiliano Sala’s agent Willie McKay

Cardiff chief executive Ken Choo told police he was threatened by agent Willie McKay in a face-to-face meeting.

Mark Geyer: Bulldogs’ ‘puzzling’ omission of Rhyse Martin could put rival NRL clubs on alert

The surprise omission of emerging Bulldogs star Rhyse Martin for the second straight week has raised eyebrows around the NRL.

World Cup finalists Croatia survive scare, Dutch dominate Belarus, Belgium overcome 2018 hosts Russia

Belgium - who top the FIFA world rankings - overcame 2018 World Cup hosts Russia, while the flying Dutchmen received a major boost ahead of their clash with rivals Germany next week.

Undefeated Jarrett Hurd to fight Julian Williams in May

Undefeated Jarrett Hurd will defend his world super welterweight titles against fellow American Julian Williams on May 11 in suburban Washington, promoters announced Thursday.

Manly boss Scott Penn has defended his club’s position in the NRL as the relocation debate intensifies

Manly chair Scott Penn insists his club’s important geographical positioning means it can’t be a relocation candidate as the NRL continues to grapple with the possibility of future expansion.

Graham Arnold’s bid to return the Olyroos to the Olympic Games begins tonight

Graham Arnold’s bid to return the Olyroos to the Olympic Games for the first time in 12 years begins tonight when the men’s under-23 national side take on their Cambodian counterparts.

English cricketer Will Jacks blasts 25-ball century for Surrey

Presenting Will Jacks, ladies and gentlemen, king of the understatement.

Ryan Harris exclusive: Australia must pick James Pattinson for the Ashes if fit

Former Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris believes James Pattinson must be picked for the Ashes if he is fit.

Colin Kaepernick’s confidential NFL settlement revealed

Colin Kaepernick, who led kneeling protests during NFL games, and ex-teammate Eric Reid will receive less than $10 million ($A14 million) after settling collusion lawsuits against the league, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday (AEDT).

World Rugby ponder series of law changes to be tested in closed trials

World Rugby are examining a series of significant law changes to be tested in closed trials after this year’s Rugby World Cup.

Cristiano Ronaldo fined by UEFA for copying Diego Simeone celebration

Cristiano Ronaldo was fined 20,000 euros (A$31,980) by UEFA on Thursday for mimicking Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone’s crotch-grabbing celebration in Juventus’ Champions League last-16 win last week.

Paul Gallen announces NRL retirement after 19 seasons

Paul Gallen will retire from rugby league after 19 seasons at the top level.

Who wants to be a millionaire? Teenager Dylan Brown to test his worth on NRL market

Parramatta prodigy Dylan Brown could hold off contract talks and test himself on the open market, hoping to make himself a millionaire.

Jason Day crashes in first round of Valspar Championship

Australian Jason Day has struggled to compete in the first round of the PGA’s Valspar Championship in Florida, slumping to a three-over par 74.

Declan Rice apologises for old ‘pro-IRA social posts’ on eve of England debut

England star Declan Rice has been forced to issue an apology after posting support for the IRA on social media three-and-a-half years ago.

Australia to open new-look Davis Cup campaign against Colombia

Australia will kick off their campaign in the new-look Davis Cup against Colombia in Madrid on November 19.

Aaron Finch adamant Steve Smith and David Warner’s returns won’t be a distraction

Having broken the ice over beers in Dubai, Aaron Finch believes Australia can ensure Steve Smith and David Warner’s return doesn’t become a distraction at the World Cup.

PSG to snatch Ander Herrera from Manchester United on a free transfer after offering $275k-a-week three-year deal

Paris Saint-Germain have made a dramatic move for Ander Herrera.

Kevin Durant’s ‘adopted brother’ Cliff Dixon shot and killed outside Atlanta bar

Cliff Dixon, who Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant considers his ‘adopted brother’, was shot and killed outside an Atlanta bar.

Cameron Bancroft named Durham captain in county cricket return

Durham have appointed 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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