AFL has ‘gone too far’ on free-kick clarity, says Lyon

12 June

Ross Lyon claims the AFL has “gone too far” with public explanations of contentious umpiring decisions after the league admitted Max King should not have been paid a free kick late in St Kilda’s narrow win over Gold Coast. King booted the...[Read More]

Golden oldie McKeon is greedy for more Olympic success

12 June

Australia’s golden oldie Emma McKeon is adamant she can defy time, in and out of the pool. McKeon’s swimming legacy is already assured: the nation’s most successful Olympian has a collection of 11 medals – five gold, two silver and four...[Read More]

Matildas boss names Olympic squad

5 June

Tony Gustavsson is unsure if the upcoming Olympic campaign will be his last as Australia boss as he gambles on the fitness of Katrina Gorry by including the injured midfielder in his squad for Paris. Three years on from a fourth-placed finish in...[Read More]

Aussie rowers bag four World Cup silver medals

29 May

Australia’s women have led the charge at the World Rowing Cup in Switzerland, although gold medals proved elusive with the team collecting four second places. Competing in the first of two World Cup regattas ahead of the Paris Olympics, Australian...[Read More]

Aussies Smith, Keeney chase diving gold in Paris

22 May

Anabelle Smith and Maddison Keeney will challenge for another Olympics 3m snychro podium finish in Paris after being the first Australian divers to lock in their spots for the 2024 Games. Smith, 31, and Keeney, 28, claimed 3m synchro bronze at the...[Read More]

Skateboard ace Trew blitzes Olympic field

22 May

Gold Coast teen Arisa Trew has her eyes firmly set on Paris 2024 after an outstanding gold-medal performance in the women’s park final at the Olympic Qualifier Series in Shanghai. Trew led the way for the Aussies, with Tokyo park gold medallist...[Read More]

Olympic hero’s bravery award for ice-cool surf rescue

15 May

The term “doing a Bradbury” has taken on a whole new meaning. Steven Bradbury became synonymous with unexpected success after a shock 2002 Winter Olympic victory. Now the former speed skater is being hailed for his bravery after saving four...[Read More]

Tasmania’s AFL team, stadium dream jumps big hurdle

8 May

Tasmania’s AFL dream has overcome a sizeable political hurdle, with the state’s opposition performing a post-election about-face to support a new stadium. Labor, which had previously opposed the 23,000-seat roofed stadium at Macquarie Point, on...[Read More]

Cricket Australia makes decision over WBBL future

1 May

The Women’s Big Bash League will be reduced by 16 matches to bring the competition in line with the 10-round men’s competition. Cricket Australia (CA) is expected to announce the changes on Tuesday, with the WBBL cut-back to be counteracted by a...[Read More]

Trew glory as Aussie teen skates to global sports award

24 April

Arisa Trew, a 14-year-old skateboarding sensation with her eyes set on the Olympics, has become the sole Australian to be honoured at world sport’s biggest awards gala. While Novak Djokovic and Aitana Bonmati were being saluted as world sportsman...[Read More]

‘Humbling’: Hawks great Dunstall declared AFL legend

17 April

Former Hawthorn champion Jason Dunstall has described being elevated to Legend status in the Australian Football Hall of Fame as the highest honour he could imagine – albeit one that’s a little embarrassing. A four-time premiership player,...[Read More]

Coaches back AFL reviews in search for correct calls

10 April

AFL clubs and fans will simply have to put up with more frequent score reviews if they want to see correct outcomes reached, Richmond coach Adem Yze says. Criticism has mounted in recent weeks over the sheer number of video reviews being called for...[Read More]

Gustavsson seeking Olympics answers for Matildas

10 April

The Matildas have used closed-doors matches this week in the United States to super-charge Olympics preparations, trying new formations and game plans. Coach Tony Gustavsson has enjoyed the benefit of a long lead-in to a friendly match with Mexico...[Read More]

MCG to host its first women’s Test in 76 years in Ashes

28 March

Ellyse Perry wants Cricket Australia to take a bold path forward on bigger venues for women’s matches, after the MCG was slated for an Ashes Test this summer. Cricket Australia confirmed on Tuesday that the women’s team would play a four-day...[Read More]

Tszyu set for richest single pay in Australian sport

27 March

It’s the multi-million-dollar roll of the dice that could land Tim Tszyu the biggest single pay day in Australian sports history. While some pundits believe Tszyu’s decision to take on American “Towering Inferno” Sebastian Fundora on 12...[Read More]