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Caulfield Racecourse set to undergo major redevelopment 22/05/19
The Melbourne Racing Club has unveiled a vision for its facilities including transforming Caulfield Racecourse into a state-of-the-art venue.   Full Story
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Territory Rugby League Stadium officially opens 20/05/19
Darwin’s new $25 million Rugby League stadium officially opened on Sunday, giving the sport a well overdue new home in the top end.   Full Story
National Rugby Training Centre at Ballymore
New lease of life for Ballymore 13/05/19
Ballymore will be developed into a national rugby training centre following confirmation of $15 million in Government funding.   Full Story
Optus Stadium to host A-League Grand Final
Optus Stadium to host A-League Grand Final 13/05/19
Perth's Optus Stadium will host its first A-League match, with the Grand Final to be played at the 60,000-capacity venue on Sunday.   Full Story
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Australian Cricket schedule revealed for 2019/20 summer 7/05/19
Cricket Australia has announced the fixtures for next summer, featuring a day/night Test Match in Perth and no ODI matches until March.   Full Story
Caulfield Racecourse set to undergo major redevelopment  Caulfield Racecourse set to undergo major redevelopment 22/05/19
Territory Rugby League Stadium officially opens  Territory Rugby League Stadium officially opens 20/05/19
New lease of life for Ballymore  New lease of life for Ballymore 13/05/19
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Cricket World Cup 2019, Ultimate Guide: Everything you need to know

England couldn’t possibly be better placed to end its excruciating wait for a World Cup trophy when the tournament begins again on May 30.


‘Like a car accident’: Lawrence’s incredible recovery from horror facial injuries

Wests Tigers veteran Chris Lawrence has been to hell and back.


NBA Playoffs: Toronto Raptors defeat Milwaukee Bucks to level ECF series at 2-2

And just like that, we’re even.


‘Down to business’: Camp allows Wallabies to move on from Folau

Kurtley Beale has dismissed talk of division within the Wallabies playing ranks, insisting the entire squad of Rugby World Cup hopefuls were happy campers.


AFL 2019: Simon Goodwin leaves Melbourne press conference early after feeling light-headed

Melbourne coach Simon Goodwin aborted midway through his weekly press conference due to illness, leaving assistant Troy Chaplin to save the day and finish off the media opportunity.


Premier League transfer window: Who should Arsenal sign?

The biggest change for Arsenal last summer saw Unai Emery replace Arsene Wenger as the Frenchman left after 22 years at the club - but will there be a more of an overhaul of the playing squad this year after a fifth-placed finish?


Premier League transfer window: Who should Chelsea sign?

Chelsea spent heavily last summer, with the $105m Jorginho and the $132m Kepa Arrizabalaga the headline arrivals, but their transfer plans are shrouded in uncertainty this time around.


The ‘dangerous threat’ in Kevin Durant free agency sweepstakes

Close your eyes Knicks fans, because the Kevin Durant sweepstakes aren’t so clear cut.


Secret Origin pact greenlights ‘disrespectful’ NSW State of Origin selection

Nathan Cleary will reportedly be saved from the State of Origin scrapheap by a secret pact between Blues coach Brad Fittler and former Penrith supremo Phil Gould.


Jimmy Anderson shares stories on teammates in new book

England’s all-time leading bowler also provides a fascinating assessment of teammates Graeme Swann, Stuart Broad and Alastair Cook in his new book ‘Bowl. Sleep. Repeat.’


Female squash stars stunned by ‘degrading’ prize pack

A group of champion female squash players have slammed the tournament they won as sexist after being given Durex Pure Fantasy vibrators as a prize.


Jurgen Klopp and Mauricio Pochettino targeted by Juventus to replace Massimiliano Allegri

Juventus have reportedly contacted Champions League finalists Jurgen Klopp and Mauricio Pochettino in an attempt to lure them to Turin.


Cricket World Cup: Monster scores tipped in Australia’s first England hit-out

Big hitters Chris Gayle, Andre Russell and David Warner are poised to wreak havoc in a World Cup warm-up match that’s set to be a brutal runfest.


AFL team whispers Round 10 2019: Five Dees available — but not Jake Lever — forgotten Blue in the mix

Five Demons are available for AFL selection this week — but the club won’t be rushed to pick a star defender.


Simon Hill: Why this off-season is make or break for the future of the A-League

Kudos to the good people of Perth for putting on such a good show on Sunday night. 56,000 fans created a superb backdrop to the season finale and while the result didn’t go the Glory’s way, the crowd figure is a further indication that fans of the A-League (and the game) are still plentiful — if we make it attractive enough for them to turn up.


Super Rugby XV of week: Beale presses for Wallabies 15 jersey

Four Australians have made Super Rugby’s Round 14 team of the week, and all them of the come from the Waratahs after their important win over the Reds in Brisbane.


Blues rake Damien Cook on track to join the list of all time great Origin hookers

Incredible statistics show NSW hooker Damien Cook has the game to match or better some of the greatest Origin players for his position.


NRL Early Mail: Stars push for final Origin auditions; Shark’s comeback

Team news, injury updates, Round 11: Cowboys star Josh McGuire will train with his team for the first time on Wednesday to prove he is ready to return to the field in Round 11. With State of Origin selections to be made after this round, he is itching to play the Raiders on Saturday afternoon.


AFL 2019: Melbourne releases heartwarming video following Oskar Baker’s debut

When Melbourne youngster Oskar Baker stepped foot onto Optus Stadium on Friday night, he fulfilled a promise made to his late mother.


Arsenal stars Aubameyang, Ozil and Koscielny to be sold this summer if they don’t sign new deals

Arsenal stars Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Mesut Ozil and Laurent Koscielny could be sold this summer if they don’t sign new contracts.


Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero headline Argentina squad for Copa America

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi and the returning Sergio Aguero headed the 23-man Copa America squad announced by Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni.


AFL mid-season draft 2019: How the draft works, date, draft order, players in the mix

No longer will overlooked players need to wait 12 months until they press their case for an AFL lifeline, thanks to the introduction of the mid-season rookie draft.


Super Rugby teams: Reds lose rested Kerevi for trans-Tasman clash

In a massive blow for the Reds’ chances of winning across the ditch against the Chiefs, captain Samu Kerevi has been rested for Friday’s match in Hamilton.


Rumour mill: David de Gea rejects Manchester United’s final offer, Red Devils ‘ready to pay’ Joao Felix’s release clause

We have good news and bad news for Manchester United fans.


Luka Doncic, Trae Young headline All-Rookie first team

Dallas Mavericks rising star Luka Doncic and Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young were unanimously voted into the NBA’s rookie team of the year, the league announced on Tuesday.


How New Orleans plan to keep both Anthony Davis and Zion Williamson

Anthony Davis’ status is the elephant in the NBA’s room. New Pelicans boss David Griffin said Davis’ status should be clearer after Griffin meets with his disgruntled star next month in California for a frank face-to-face.


Inside Blues selections with Brandy: Panthers halves in the mix, centre dilemma

NSW selector Greg Alexander has confirmed Penrith halves James Maloney and Nathan Cleary are still in the running to retain their Blues jerseys for Origin I.


‘I couldn’t get out of bed’: Latrell opens up on management split, Souths rumours

Roosters star Latrell Mitchell has finally put his management woes to bed, settling on a player agent with whom he feels can help set up the rest of his career.


Israel Folau eyes industrial relations expert for court move

Israel Folau has reportedly turned to high-profile workplace relations lawyer, Stuart Wood QC, as he considers taking his stoush with Rugby Australia to the courts.


All Blacks pair cleared to play for Crusaders despite ongoing investigation

All Blacks Richie Mo’unga and George Bridge are free to play for the Crusaders this weekend while an investigation is carried out into their alleged offensive behaviour while in South Africa.


Furious Arsenal fans call for club to boycott Europa League final after it emerges Henrikh Mkhitaryan can’t play due to fears for his safety

Furious Arsenal fans are calling on their club to boycott the Europa League final after Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s unavailability was confirmed.


Keith Thurman promises to end Manny Pacquiao’s career

Keith Thurman keeps calling Manny Pacquiao a legend, and in the boxing world, he probably is correct.


Wallabies receive World Cup boost as Brumbies prop Scott Sio re-signs

The Wallabies’ front-row stocks have received a boost on the eve of the World Cup with experienced prop Scott Sio signing a new three-year deal to remain in Australia until the end of 2022.


Conor McGregor breaks down Khabib aftermath, lesson learned from LeBron

Conor McGregor has delivered an entertaining — and incredibly detailed — re-telling of the post-fight chaos at UFC 229 while calling for a rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov.


AFL 2019: Charlie Cameron reveals exit interview comments inspired big game v Adelaide Crows

Brisbane forward Charlie Cameron has revealed comments from his exit review at Adelaide inspired his three-goal display against the Crows last Saturday.


Cricket World Cup: Glenn Maxwell and Aaron Finch hail Australia great Ricky Ponting

Glenn Maxwell is savouring every moment he gets with childhood hero Ricky Ponting at the World Cup, continuing a six-year bond with the Australian great.


F1 drivers pay tribute to Niki Lauda following his death aged 70

Legendary Formula One driver Niki Lauda’s death aged 70 has triggered an outpouring of praise for a man whose track victories and comeback from a horrific crash enthralled race fans worldwide.


Michael Phelps honoured for honesty on mental health, helping others

While swimming to Olympic glory, Michael Phelps found comfort in the pool and quite a bit of angst out of it.


England’s Cricket World Cup 2019 kit splits fans

England has taken a leaf out of Australia’s book by unveiling a retro-inspired ODI kit ahead of the Cricket World Cup, but not everyone is impressed.


WWE Australia tour 2019: Full tour details revealed with women’s tag champs The IIconics to feature

It’s six weeks later, and it’s still all sinking in for Billie Kay and Peyton Royce.


Magic Johnson finally admits Snapchat blunder saw D’Angelo Russell traded

When the Lakers traded D’Angelo Russell, they claimed it was done solely for on-court reasons. Now Magic Johnson finally admitted the Nets landed their 23-year-old All-Star thanks to his Snapchat snafu.


Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero appears to drop and smash Premier League trophy but it turns out to be a well-played prank

Sergio Aguero spearheaded a smashing prank from Manchester City’s superstars as they revelled in their Treble-saluting victory parade.


AFL 2019: Ban for Ivan Soldo leaves Richmond legend Matthew Richardson stunned

Richmond has been left stunned by the AFL Tribunal’s decision to uphold ruckman Ivan Soldo’s one-suspension, with a club legend saying punishments for similar incidents were now “impossible to predict”.


Russian weightlifter snaps leg in three places

THIS is the horror moment a weightlifter’s leg SNAPPED in three places during a competition in Russia.


Andros Townsend’s volley against Manchester City named Premier League Goal of the Season

Andros Townsend has won the Premier League Goal of the Season award for his sublime 25-yard volley against Manchester City.


Footy legend reports Footy Show is getting reformed for AFL grand final

The Footy Show is already being re-built to make a comeback in 2019, according to a report from Essendon legend Tim Watson.


Petr Cech will make decision on future after Europa League final following reports he has agreed Chelsea return

Petr Cech will make a decision on his future after the Europa League final following reports that Chelsea want him to be sporting director.


Adam Gilchrist: Australia can pass 500-run mark at the World Cup

Adam Gilchrist fully expects a team to surpass the 500-run mark at the World Cup and he sees no reason why Australia cannot be the side to do so.


AFL 2019: Inside Carlton’s brutal players-only review led by Patrick Cripps and Sam Docherty

Carlton co-captains Patrick Cripps and Sam Docherty have explained why they instigated an impromptu player-only meeting, revealing “no one held back” during the brutal but necessary gathering.


Botham claims Warner won’t handle Barmy Army sledging

England cricket great Sir Ian Botham has ignited an Ashes war of words, claiming David Warner won’t cope with the Barmy Army’s sledging in the upcoming Test series.


Cricket World Cup 2019: Moeen Ali calls for England crowds to treat Steve Smith and David Warner decently

Moeen Ali has called on England fans to give David Warner and Steve Smith a fair go during the Cricket World Cup with Australia to face the hosts this Saturday in a warm-up match in Southampton.


AFL 2019: Carlton sent please explain for cheersquad’s alleged umpire ‘w**ker’ chant

Carlton’s week from hell has continued, with the AFL sending the club a ‘please explain’ letter over alleged umpire abuse by some fans.


Aussie cricketer Alex Hepburn’s rape victim breaks silence

The woman raped by cricketer Alex Hepburn said she “hates” him for “humiliating” her during a WhatsApp sex conquest game.


‘NRL has acted outside realms of CBA’: Dragons back RLPA to fight de Belin ruling

Jack de Belin’s St George Illawarra teammates have thrown their arms around the suspended back-rower and their support behind a potential players’ union challenge of the NRL’s no-fault stand down rules.


Gorden Tallis’ Maroons team: Shock Queensland centre option if Daly Cherry-Evans is ruled out

Queensland legend Gorden Tallis has a bold plan to cover for loss of Daly Cherry-Evans if he fails to recover in time for Origin I.


NBL and ABPA negotiate new Collective Bargaining Agreement, securing higher minimum salary and increased cap

The NBL and Australian Basketball Players’ Association (ABPA) have announced a new Collective Bargaining Agreement, with an eye toward securing protections for players, while increasing the league's salary cap.


Gold Coast Titans prop Ryan James wants to affect change after a humbling trip north

For a player who has only recently got off the surgeon’s table after a season-ending injury, Ryan James is keeping himself busy.


Aussie cricketer Alex Hepburn’s rape victim breaks silence

The woman raped by cricketer Alex Hepburn said she “hates” him for “humiliating” her during a WhatsApp sex conquest game.


‘He needs a slap’: Why Nick Kyrgios may have already peaked as a tennis star at the age of 24

Respected tennis journalist Adam Peacock believes Nick Kyrgios has peaked as a player because he’s failed to show the required levels of discipline to reach his undoubted potential.


AFL 2019: What impact would Leigh Matthews’ bonus point idea for scoring 100 points have on footy?

AFL scoring is at a 52-year low — and one of the game’s legends thinks there’s a way to help fix it.


Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr ‘raped homeless woman’

Kellen Winslow Jr., the son of a pro football star who himself earned over $40 million in an injury-plagued NFL career, “took what he wanted,” including raping a 54-year-old hitchhiker and a 59-year-old homeless woman, prosecutors said Monday.


Henrikh Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final over fears for his safety

Arsenal’s Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan will miss the Europa League final against Chelsea in Baku amid fears over his safety.


Sydney FC 0-4 Kawasaki Frontale: Second string Sky Blues fall to worst ACL loss ever

A second string Sydney FC side bearing no resemblance to their A-League grand final winning team have lost 4-0 at home to Japan’s Kawasaki Frontale, in their last Asian Champions League group game.


‘I was pretty scared’: The day Jesse Ramien nearly gave up his NRL dream

Jesse Ramien has gone back to his roots as part of the NRL’s Indigenous Round.


Bradley Clyde pays emotional tribute to former Canberra Raiders teammate Quentin Pongia

Former Canberra forward Bradley Clyde has paid an emotional tribute to fellow ex-Raider Quentin Pongia following his death last week.


Ash Barty withdraws from French Open lead-up tournament

Ash Barty’s French Open preparations have hit a stumbling block with the world No.8 withdrawing from a lead-up tournament with a recurring arm injury.


Melbourne veteran Jordan Lewis says Carlton defender Dale Thomas ‘has been harshly done by’ at the Tribunal

Melbourne veteran Jordan Lewis believes Dale Thomas has been harshly done by after the Carlton defender was whacked with a $7500 fine for calling a boundary umpire a cheat last weekend.


Cowboys hooker Jake Granville cleared by judiciary and gets final chance to stake Origin claim

Jake Granville will get one last chance to stake his claims for a State of Origin debut after being cleared of dangerous contact at the NRL judiciary.


Special scenes as John Aloisi returns to former clubs in Spain

“I feel like I’m home again,” said Socceroos legend John Aloisi as he returned to Spain in a visit to former clubs Osasuna and Alaves.


Jofra Archer picked in England’s World Cup squad at the expense of paceman David Willey

England have added Sussex paceman Jofra Archer to their 15-man squad for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, with David Willey the unfortunate man to miss out.


All Blacks star Richie Mo’unga allegedly pinched woman’s bum, spat beer at group of women in South African bar

Update: New Zealand rugby is in the midst of another controversy after a Cape Town woman accused All Blacks and Crusaders playmaker Richie Mo’unga of inappropriately touching her and earlier spitting beer at her and her friends.


Richmond ruckman Ivan Soldo has failed to have his suspension overturned at the AFL Tribunal

Richmond ruckman Ivan Soldo will miss Saturday night’s clash against Essendon after the Tribunal upheld his one-game ban for striking on Tuesday night.


Blues bombshell! Tevita Pangai Jr turns down NSW and stays loyal to Tonga

Brisbane Broncos forward Tevita Pangai Jr will not play for New South Wales and has permanently pledged his allegiance to featuring for Tonga at representative level.


Dragons star James Graham set to break 400-game mark

He will next month notch up his 400th game of first-grade rugby league in a milestone worthy of celebration and reverence.


Kieran Foran’s injury history is driving him to get back to his best at Bulldogs

Canterbury star Kieran Foran admits last year’s injury-riddled campaign was all the motivation he needed to come back early from his latest ankle issue.


AFL 2019: Carlton veteran Dale Thomas cops big fine for ‘f***ing cheat’ ump sledge

Carlton veteran Dale Thomas has been fined $7500 for calling a boundary umpire a “f***ing cheat” on two occasions during the club’s loss to the Giants.


Western Bulldogs premiership hero Clay Smith opens up on ‘emotional rollercoaster’ of 2016 finals series

Clay Smith had just produced the best game of his life when it mattered most, but he felt numb.


AFL 2019: Carlton captains lead brutal player review in wake of loss to Giants

Carlton’s co-captains reportedly kicked coaches out of the club’s rooms and held a no-holds-barred player-only meeting on Tuesday in an attempt to revitalise a subjugated playing group.


Wallabies hooker stood down by Tahs after drink driving charge

Waratahs and Wallabies hooker Tolu Latu has been stood down by his Super Rugby club until a court appearance for alleged drink driving.


Niki Lauda dead: The man who stared down death to finish one of F1’s most iconic rivalries

“I accept every time I get in my car there's 20 per cent chance I could die. What kind of person does a job like this? Each year two of us die.”


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.


Indy 500 2019 news: Heads to roll after McLaren’s Indianapolis disaster

The comedy of errors that doomed McLaren’s disastrous return to the Indianapolis 500 began months before Fernando Alonso failed to qualify for the race. How bad was it? A week before Alonso’s first test in the car, the team realised it didn’t even have a steering wheel.


Mark Waugh, Adam Gilchrist back David Warner to open for Australia at Cricket World Cup 2019

David Warner must open for Australia at the World Cup, according to two men who know a thing or two about opening the batting at the quadrennial event.


NRL Teams for Round 11: Teams and news for every club

Parramatta and Penrith have both made changes for their clash at Bankwest Stadium on Thursday night.


Cricket Australia: Brett Lee backs David Warner to win World Cup 2019 Player of the Tournament

David Warner put the fear in bowlers before his ball-tampering suspension but now, things have changed - he’s better, Brett Lee says.


NRL teams Round 11: Every club’s 21-man squad named

Dragons coach Paul McGregor has dropped Matt Dufty and Mikaele Ravalawa in a backline shake-up.


AFL 2019: Devon Smith to miss rest of season due to receiver from knee surgery

Essendon gun Devon Smith’s 2019 campaign is over after it was confirmed he’d undergo surgery and would need around six months to recover.


AFL 2019: Every club’s Sir Doug Nicholls Indigenous Round guernsey and the stories behind them

It’s one of the most important rounds of the AFL season - the Indigenous Round.


Cricket World Cup 2019: Adam Gilchrist picks Australia to win CWC

Australia is the team to beat at the World Cup despite heading into the event as the world’s fifth-ranked ODI side, Adam Gilchrist says.


AFL 2019: Brad Johnson’s Rising Star nomination process tweak that would avoid future snubs

Western Bulldogs games record holder Brad Johnson has suggested the Rising Star nomination process should be tweaked to allow multiple players to be nominated for the award each week.


Mark Bosnich says VAR booth may not have access to adequate technology after A-League GF controversy

Fox Football expert Mark Bosnich has suggested the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) may not have had access to the same vision as viewers for Sydney FC’s controversial disallowed goal in the A-League Grand Final.


AFL 2019 Team Tips: Every club’s predicted 22 for Round 10

After just three touches in Round 10, the Lions’ No. 1 pick could be set for a stint in the NEAFL.


Rumour mill: Matthijs de Ligt set to leave Ajax for Barcelona, PSG insist Kylian Mbappe will stay

One of European football’s hottest young talents looks set to join Barcelona, irrespective of interest from a number of big English clubs.


AFL 2019: Most and least damaging midfielders revealed — and it’s not good news for a Dee

Long gone are the days of just measuring the strength of players on the number of disposals they have in a game.


Stephen Curry and Draymond Green drop triple-doubles as Warriors win Game 4, advance to fifth straight NBA Finals

The Golden State Warriors refused to die, and now they’re about to play in a fifth straight NBA Finals.


AFL 2019: How Brisbane has shown Carlton up in their list rebuild over the last three years

“It is about the effort.”


Pictured: Michael Slater questioned on tarmac after ‘heated’ plane row with two women in Sydney

Pictures have emerged of cricket commentator and former Australia batsman Michael Slater speaking with officials on a tarmac after he was kicked off a flight following a heated dispute.


AFL Casualty Ward: Every club’s injury list ahead of Round 10, 2019

Shane Mumford might have avoided suspension over a big hit on Blue Marc Murphy.


Players union to open ‘faith’ review as Folau fallout deepens

The rugby players’ union (RUPA) is to set up a committee to review how players can express their faith and beliefs after the Israel Folau sacking saga.


AFL 2019: Chris Judd grilled on Carlton, coach Brendon Bolton and bold list calls

Carlton football director Chris Judd says the club’s board is “fully supportive” of coach Brendon Bolton, but admits the array of young players currently in the senior team is a short-term “hindrance”.


 


 
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