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Sydney Football Stadium rebuild in chaos as builder exits 29/07/19
With the demolition of the Sydney Football Stadium nearing completion, the project has hit a major hurdle, with Lendlease pulling out of the project, sighting budget concerns.   Full Story
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Western United unveils unique stadium renders 18/07/19
New A-League club Western United has released updated renders for its new purpose-built stadium at Tarneit.   Full Story
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Optus Stadium turns red for Manchester United 11/07/19
Perth's Optus Stadium with host one of the world’s biggest clubs in two matches over the next week, as part of Manchester United’s Australian tour.   Full Story
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Renewed calls for SCG drop-in pitch 5/07/19
The AFL has requested the SCG again consider introducing a drop-in pitch, however the push has been met with strong opposition, while it’s currently logistically impossible in any case.   Full Story
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NQ Stadium roof milestone as first ticket is sold 3/07/19
A major milestone has been reached at North Queensland Stadium with the first section of roofing installed, while the first ticket to the opening event has been sold.   Full Story
Sydney Football Stadium rebuild in chaos as builder exits Sydney Football Stadium rebuild in chaos as builder exits 29/07/19
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Optus Stadium turns red for Manchester United Optus Stadium turns red for Manchester United 11/07/19
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AFL Round 23 Blowtorch 2019: Every club’s burning question and Fox Footy commentary roster

It’s the comparison Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge hates — and these numbers prove why.


Rumour mill: Manchester United make Jadon Sancho top target, Luis Suarez eyes Juventus move with Neymar nearing Barca return

Manchester United have made a 19-year-old starlet their top transfer target for January — but they’ll have to fork-out a hefty sum of money to lure him in.


UFC discussing December title bout between Alex Volkanovski and Max Holloway

It won’t be in front of a home crowd at UFC 243, but Australian Alex Volkanovski could still fight for Max Holloway’s featherweight belt before the year is out.


‘Go talk to Jason, OK?’ Grumpy Wayne Bennett claims ‘nothing to do’ with Anthony Seibold feud

Wayne Bennett has denied he is behind the war of words between Broncos coach Anthony Seibold and Souths assistant Jason Demetriou which has lit a spark ahead of Friday night’s showdown.


Socceroos news: Milos Degenek scores to drag team step closer to UEFA Champions League

Milos Degenek scored as Red Star Belgrade remained on track for a second consecutive European Champions League group stage appearance after drawing 2-2 with Young Boys in their first-leg playoff.


Sydney superstar Lance Franklin plays his 300th on Saturday, but it is a bigger day for his circle

Lance Franklin is back for his 300th game, but it is not all about the Sydney superstar on Saturday.


Ashes 2019: Where the third Test will be won and lost

Australia is just one Test win away from retaining the Ashes but with Steve Smith ruled out and the top-order yet to find its groove this week’s clash at Headingley shapes as a serious banana skin for Tim Paine’s men.


Ross Lyon can’t stand the man set to replace him at Fremantle – once friends, they don’t even speak

Peter Sumich has emerged as the leading candidate for the vacant Fremantle coaching position.


NRL Late Mail: Updated squads and team news for Round 23

South Sydney star Sam Burgess has been ruled out of Round 23’s grudge match with Brisbane.


Romelu Lukaku reveals he, Paul Pogba and Alexis Sanchez were scapegoats at Manchester United

Romelu Lukaku insists he, Paul Pogba and Alexis Sanchez were made Manchester United scapegoats last season.


Liverpool transfer news: Daniel Sturridge finally finds ‘foolish’ club to take him

Daniel Sturridge has signed for Trabzonspor after being released by Liverpool.


Rory McIlroy addresses new Tour Championship rules

Safe to say Rory McIlroy isn’t loving the new Tour Championship rules.


Jack de Belin drops legal appeal against NRL’s stand-down policy

The NRL’s controversial no-fault stand-down policy will continue to stand after Jack de Belin dropped his legal appeal in court.


AFL 2019: David Armitage to leave St Kilda at end of the season

St Kilda veteran David Armitage has played his final game for the Saints.


AFL 2019: Adelaide veteran Richard Douglas to retire at end of season

Veteran midfielder Richard Douglas won’t be on Adelaide’s list next season after it was confirmed he’d finish up at the club after 14 years.


‘Probably why he’s not a head coach’: Anthony Seibold fires off at Souths assistant Jason Demetriou

Brisbane coach Anthony Seibold has hit back at Jason Demetriou questioning his NRL finals record, saying the South Sydney assistant may be “dirty” after missing out on the Broncos’ head coach gig.


Aussie cricketer Mark Cosgrove uses his head to negotiate a bouncer

We’re going to say straight up this is not how the Aussie batsmen should attempt to play Jofra Archer in the Third Test starting Thursday night (AEST).


Cristiano Ronaldo opens up on ‘worst year of my life’ and when he will retire

Cristiano Ronaldo says the rape allegation against him was an attack on his honour and led to the worst year of his life.


US Open 2019: The impact of this Serena Williams photo is still being felt a year on

As the start of the 2019 U.S. Open approaches, the indelible image from last year’s tournament does not involve a particularly remarkable shot or a champion holding a trophy.


AFL 2019: League must address free agency ‘disgrace’, says Mark Robinson

It’s a “disgrace” that AFL coaches can talk to players at rival clubs that are weighing up their footy futures, according to AFL 360 co-host Mark Robinson.


Forget the flogs, the new Adam Goodes movie — The Australian Dream — is must-see for everyone

Today a film opens and as is the case with films, those who want to see it will see it.


FFA Cup Round of 16: Newcastle Jets crush local rivals

It was a moment that truly summed up the magic that is the FFA Cup.


Not afraid of the big calls: Our experts pick their Wallabies World Cup squads

Big tournaments call for big decisions and as Friday’s D-Day approaches, a trio of former Wallabies have picked the 31 men they want to represent Australia at the 2019 Rugby World Cup.


Kiwis get massive Olympic boost with four Super Rugby flyers

Four rising New Zealand backs have been cleared by their Super Rugby teams to join the All Blacks sevens squad in pursuit of a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics.


Why North Melbourne great David King says AFL fixture boss Travis Auld will have the ‘biggest impact on coaching’ in 2020

North Melbourne great David King believes AFL fixture boss Travis Auld will determine which coach is under the most pressure in the first half of next season.


Transfer news: Serie A trumps A-League as Bayern Munich legend finds new home

The A-League’s dream of welcoming Franck Ribery to Australia for the new season is over after the former Bayern Munich joined Italian club Fiorentina.


Manchester United transfer news: $130.5m star points finger over Red Devils transfer ‘leaks’

Romelu Lukaku has criticised the handling of his exit from Manchester United, saying "they consider us dumb, but we know who is doing leaks".


FFA Cup Round of 16 wrap: Adelaide hang on against Brisbane Olympic, Newcastle Jets hammer Edgeworth

What an evening of FFA Cup action.


Say it to our face: Kodi Nikorima responds to Warriors boss blast

Kodi Nikorima hopes Cameron George will address the club’s players directly if he harbours concerns about their perceived lack of effort.


AFL 2019: Reporter alleges he was shoved in the back after a question about Dustin Martin’s ‘girlfriend’

A reporter has accused Dustin Martin’s manager of shoving him in the back when he asked the AFL star about the model he is rumoured to be dating


Talking Points ahead of Australia vs Team USA: Jeff Van Gundy talks Boomers, shooting woes at Marvel, is wing depth an issue?

MELBOURNE, VIC -- The first of two Australian Boomers vs Team USA exhibition games is here, and what a journey it’s been.


Jock Landale finally has confidence in his game, and it’s made him a star for the Aussie Boomers

MELBOURNE, VIC -- Jock Landale didn’t always feel great about himself.


AFL trade whispers 2019: Geelong flags ideal draft worth for Tim Kelly, Sam Jacobs meets with GWS Giants

Geelong has given an early indication of its ideal draft pick compensation if Tim Kelly requested a trade.


James Pattinson and Marnus Labuschagne set for third Ashes Test at Headingley

Australia’s rotation of fast bowlers is set to continue with James Pattinson firming to reclaim his place in the side for the third Ashes Test.


Tim Smith set a record at the Eels. Can Mitch Moses match it?

Parramatta playmaker Mitchell Moses has set his sights on surpassing the mercurial feats of Tim Smith in the Eels record books as the blue and golds turn their attentions to going deep into the NRL finals.


Michael Holding warns England over Jofra Archer treatment

Former West Indian fast bowler Michael Holding says England is in danger of limiting the threat posed by fast bowling sensation Jofra Archer if it continues to over-bowl him like it did in the second Test.


AFL trade whispers: Giants’ handy boost in its bid to keep Stephen Coniglio, two Roos ponder futures

The Giants’ bid to keep star midfielder Stephen Coniglio has received a handy boost after a free agency technicality was clarified.


Ashes 2019: David Warner backed to fire at Headingley after Steve Smith injury

David Warner is ready to come out swinging as he seeks to help fill the “unfillable shoes” of Steve Smith in Leeds, where Australia can retain the Ashes with victory in the third Test.


Ashes 2019: Small act begins Steve Smith’s recovery process

Steve Smith has taken his first steps toward a Test return, walking laps of Headingley as debate swirls over whether the incredible batsman will have mental demons whenever he is cleared to bat again.


Mitchell Johnson says criticism of Jofra Archer’s reaction to felling Steve Smith is ‘poor’

Former Australian firebrand Mitchell Johnson has leapt to the defence of Jofra Archer for his reaction after striking Steve Smith on the neck with a vicious short ball in the second Test.


Tennis star Eugenie Bouchard cops whopping hotel bill after scam

A man has been arrested after allegedly posing as tennis star Eugenie Bouchard's brother and racking up a $63,000 hotel bill.


The Big Picture: The Raiders star who’s in the NRL’s top three most influential players

Former NRL star Matty Johns has given Canberra hooker Josh Hodgson a huge rap as the Raiders prepare for another tough test against Manly on Sunday.


David King says he wants to know the definitive reason behind Ross Lyon’s sacking

Dual North Melbourne premiership player David King says he wants to know the “definitive reason” why Ross Lyon was sacked.


Three Kiwis, one Englishman: Matty Johns’ NRL team of the decade

Plenty of experts have been naming their NRL team of the decade over the past week, so Matty Johns has nominated the side he would pick.


NRL Market Scout: Unwanted Dog could solve Tigers’ spine crisis, but club legend left in limbo

The Wests Tigers face a hooker crisis with the retirement of Robbie Farah and a long-term injury to Jacob Liddle. They’ve reached out to a young utility who’s on the way out of Belmore.


Marnus Labuschagne in for third Ashes Test ... but rest of Australian team is a mystery

Australia has selected Marnus Labuschagne to replace the injured Steve Smith for the third Ashes Test at Headingley, but the rest of the team to take on England remains a mystery.


FFA Cup: Adelaide United’s teen star Al Hassan Toure steals show

Reigning FFA Cup champions Adelaide United clawed their way past a talented NPL Queensland side in a 3-2 win over Olympic FC on Wednesday night — but it was Adelaide’s teenage starlet Al Hassan Toure who again stole the headlines.


Goals from Jamie Maclaren and Craig Noone help Melbourne City down Marconi Stallions 2-1

After controlling the game for so long, it was a nervous finish for Melbourne City in their FFA Cup Round of 16 clash with Marconi Stallions.


Call that attacking footy? Rabbitohs assistant Jason Demetriou sprays Broncos coach Anthony Seibold

South Sydney assistant Jason Demetriou has returned serve in stunning fashion at Brisbane coach Anthony Seibold saying teams figured out his style of attack in the 2018 finals series.


Gerard Whateley says the AFL clearing Jaidyn Stephenson to play VFL was an ‘intolerable’ call

AFL 360 co-host Gerard Whateley says the AFL have displayed “miserable governance” in how they’ve handled Jaidyn Stephenson’s betting suspension.


Revealed: The ‘whispering campaign’ designed to oust Nathan Brown at Knights

NRL 360 host Paul Kent has revealed that a “whispering campaign” was designed to oust Nathan Brown from Newcastle.


Nathan Brown admits Kalyn Ponga mistake and biggest coaching ‘learning curve’

Outgoing Newcastle coach Nathan Brown has conceded he erred in moving young star Kalyn Ponga out of position earlier this season, while admitting he hadn’t expected the challenge that came with having a player of that standard on his books.


Jason Roy cleared to play in third Test after being struck in the head during England nets session

England batsman Jason Roy has passed a concussion test after being hit in the nets ahead of the third Ashes contest at Headingley.


FFA Cup live blog: Round of 16 live stream, blog, how to watch, start times

We’re getting down to the nitty gritty end of the FFA Cup.


AFL score review bunker to be used at two games in Round 23

The AFL’s new and improved score review system will undergo a full dress rehearsal at two games this weekend.


Donut King thickshakes and Oporto: Blake Ferguson’s secret diet to get back for finals

Parramatta flyer Blake Ferguson has turned to a calorie-laden diet of thickshakes and chicken burgers as the Eels speedster attempts to nudge back near his pre-season playing weight of 107kgs.


GWS Giants ruckman Shane Mumford says he put his family ‘through hell’ with the snorting video shame

Greater Western Sydney ruckman Shane Mumford is dreading the day he has to explain to his kids what he was doing in a video that went viral last October, but he knows that day will eventually arrive.


Steele Sidebottom to undergo surgery on ruptured testicle after kick in the groin at training

Collingwood star Steele Sidebottom will undergo surgery on a ruptured testicle and will miss Friday night’s clash with Essendon.


Peter Beattie to stand down as ARLC chairman

Australian Rugby League Commission chairman Peter Beattie will stand down from his position in February and is expected to be replaced by NSW racing supremo Peter V’landys.


AFL make special exemption for Collingwood forward Jaidyn Stephenson to return

Somehow despite still serving an AFL ban for betting on AFL matches involving himself Collingwood youngster Jaidyn Stephenson is being allowed to play in the VFL this weekend.


Paul Kent: The ‘dream job’ Craig Fitzgibbon is likely to eye after turning down Knights

Craig Fitzgibbon ruled himself out of contention for the Newcastle head coaching role because he’s likely got another in his sights.


AFL 2019: Tough list calls that will await new Fremantle coach first up

Ross Lyon and Steve Rosich are gone and Fremantle is in turmoil.


Geelong players to wear their Indigenous guernseys in Round 23 in a tribute to the late Graham ‘Polly’ Farmer

Geelong players will wear the club’s Indigenous guernsey as a tribute to the late Graham ‘Polly’ Farmer on Saturday afternoon.


Watch Gregg Popovich troll an Aussie reporter with this hilarious answer

This is just classic Gregg Popovich.


NRL Casualty Ward: Unlucky Titan Dale Copley sidelined for three months

Titans have lost another player to a season-ending injury with Dale Copley booked in for a shoulder reconstruction.


Beale’s admirable honesty after brutal night at Eden Park

Wallabies fullback Kurtley Beale knows he will be a target for Rugby World Cup rivals after failing to deal with the All Blacks aerial assault at Australia’s Eden Park graveyard.


Why the Aussie Boomers went outside the box to fill their last spot

MELBOURNE, VIC -- Andrej Lemanis has been surprising people with some of his roster decisions during this 2019 FIBA World Cup campaign.


Tim Horan: We need to take this ‘future great’ to the World Cup

Tim Horan knows greatness and the Wallabies legend sees that potential in Jordan Petaia, the uncapped teenager who he says can play a big role at next month’s Rugby World Cup in Japan.


Feathers fly as Knights raid the Chook pen for a new coach

Roosters assistant coach Adam O’Brien is facing a conundrum.


Dwight Howard, Joakim Noah set to work out for the Los Angeles Lakers — report

Who wants to be a Laker?


Liverpool news: Jurgen Klopp fuels talks over Reds future after retirement hint

Jurgen Klopp has revealed he could retire from management at the end of his current Liverpool contract which ends in 2022.


Carlos Sainz believes people underestimate how quickly drivers can unlock an F1 car’s secrets

One of the key storylines heading into the 2019 season was the effect of the silly season, with just two teams carrying over their 2018 driver line-ups.


Former Wallabies star lands new gig as Aussie players’ boss

In a significant moment in Australian rugby, former Australian lock and Classic Wallabies Manager Justin Harrison has been appointed as the Rugby Union Players’ Association new CEO.


AFL 2019: Ross Lyon’s exit doesn’t boost Fremantle’s chances of snaring Tim Kelly — but the club will have a good hand

The shock sacking of coach Ross Lyon won’t necessarily boost or hinder Fremantle’s chances of winning Tim Kelly’s heart and signature come October.


AFL Team Tips: Every AFL club’s predicted 22 for Round 23

The Bombers, Magpies and Tigers could all welcome back some big names ahead of their finals’ campaigns.


World’s best rugby team with a pop gun attack

They are the top ranked team and reigning Six Nations champions but Wallabies great George Gregan has questioned Wales’ Rugby World Cup title credentials because of a limited attack.


Donald Trump ‘thinking about’ Australia visit for Presidents Cup

PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan believes US President Donald Trump is “thinking about” a visit to Australia for his namesake event at Royal Melbourne in December.


British MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo set to make return at Silverstone

Jorge Lorenzo will finally resume his 2019 campaign after an injury layoff, Repsol Honda has confirmed.


Knights draft shortlist for new coach, but with one key criteria

Newcastle’s senior players will have a say in the next head coach with CEO Phil Gardner confirming a shortlist has already been compiled.


Fixture loophole opens door for banned Collingwood star Jaidyn Stephenson to return in VFL this weekend

Suspended Collingwood star Jaidyn Stephenson will return in the VFL on Saturday hours after his 10-game suspension ends on Friday night.


Ashes 2019 - UK view: Jofra Archer’s Steve Smith blow will be felt long after the third Test at Headingley

Losing Steve Smith for the third Ashes Test is a nightmare turned into reality for Australia, but beyond that bitter disappointment lies an even more uncomfortable question.


Ashes 2019: Steve Smith’s low-key comeback plan put in place

Steve Smith hopes to return from concussion in next week’s low-key tour game against Derbyshire, having run out of time in his bid to be fit for the third Ashes Test.


‘Plenty of selfish coaches out there ruining footy clubs’: Nathan Brown’s swipe at Wayne Bennett

Knights coach Nathan Brown has taken aim at “selfish” NRL coaches making decisions that “ruin” footy clubs in an explosive press conference following revelations he will leave the club at the end of the season.


Premier League Power Rankings, Gameweek 2: Sleeping giants snoring their way towards relegation

We are already two rounds down of the Premier League season as some of the new boys continued to show their strength while more questions were asking of the big teams – although not all were able to answer them.


AFL 2019: Ross Lyon’s axing could cause more AFL coaching dominoes to fall

Ross Lyon became the latest coaching domino to fall on Tuesday when he was acrimoniously dumped from Fremantle.


Brutal newspaper dig; other coaches should be nervous

Ross Lyon’s time as the man in charge at Fremantle was cut short on Tuesday when the club swung the axe and parted ways with him after eight seasons.


NRL Early Mail: Team tips and updated squads for Round 23

Rabbitohs’ skipper Sam Burgess is no certainty to take on the Broncos as he battles to overcome a squad strain suffered against the Bulldogs.


Ashes 2019: England quick James Anderson back up and running after calf injury

James Anderson has bowled five overs for Lancashire’s second XI as he begins his bid for an Ashes return.


Nathan Brown reveals how the Knights turned around a ‘horrible’ party culture that ‘ruined careers’

It’s obvious how significantly Nathan Brown rebuilt the Knights on the field, but he has revealed the biggest transformation in four years has been off it.


Andy Murray wasn’t happy during his loss to Tennys Sandgren

Angry Andy Murray produced an X-rated rant at his own box as he endured a second straight comeback singles defeat.


Stadium Super Trucks set to return to Australia after motorsport governing body lifts ban

The door is wide open for Stadium Super Trucks to return to high-profile Australian events after the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport lifted the ban on the series.


Michael Cheika’s massive gamble: What the Wallabies World Cup squad will look like

In 2015, Wallabies coach Michael Cheika opted for two halfbacks and two hookers in his World Cup squad.


Not another one: Steve Smith’s replacement Marnus Labuschagne struck by Mitchell Starc bouncer

Marnus Labuschagne was struck on the grille by a vicious Mitchell Starc bouncer just an hour after Steve Smith was ruled out of the third Ashes Test with concussion.


Sam Burgess returns serve at Broncos coach Anthony Seibold over ‘bizarre comments’ on Souths’ attack

Rabbitohs’ skipper Sam Burgess has hit back at Broncos coach Anthony Seibold over his controversial comments about South Sydney’s attack.


F1 rookie George Russell reveals ‘hurtful’ effect of online hate by Robert Kubica’s fans

Formula 1 rookie George Russell has revealed the “hurtful” effect of online abuse by outspoken fans of Williams teammate Robert Kubica.


Fear factor: Aussie defends Eddie Jones’ intense training camps

England have mounted a staunch defence of Eddie Jones’ training approach ahead of next month’s Rugby World Cup, following claims players feared national camps.


‘We’re here to win, not hit helmets’: Justin Langer says Australia won’t engage in bouncer war

Justin Langer is adamant this Ashes won’t turn into a battle of the bouncers as it emerged Jofra Archer may have had retribution in mind when unleashing hell at Lord’s.


Ashes 2019, Steve Smith out of third Test: How Australia angered Jofra Archer into bouncer war

James Anderson has revealed how Pat Cummins may have instigated the bouncer war with Jofra Archer that has sidelined Steve Smith.


AFL 2019: Marcus Bontempelli escapes suspension after Nick Haynes hit amid missing medical report

Marcus Bontempelli could be considered the luckiest man in the AFL, after he escaped a possible two-week suspension because of a missing medical report.


Manchester United transfer news: Why Chelsea’s Christian Pulisic rejected Red Devils move

Christian Pulisic rejected a move to Manchester United because of Jose Mourinho, according to his former coach.


 


 
 

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