National Sport

Thu 12 Dec 2019

Official name for NQ Stadium revealed

premium_icon Official name for NQ Stadium revealed

There was Dairy Farmers Stadium, 1300SMILES Stadium and now the North Queensland Stadium has an official name.

Essendon pre-season injury crisis deepens

premium_icon Essendon pre-season injury crisis deepens

Yet another Bomber has joined the likes of Dyson Heppell, Michael Hurley and David Zaharakis on the injury list.

Footballer charged with domestic violence assault

Footballer charged with domestic violence assault

NRL veteran and former Origin player Josh Reynolds plans to “vigorously defend” domestic violence charges levelled by NSW Police.

The top 10 sports teams of the decade

premium_icon The top 10 sports teams of the decade

We are almost at the end of what has been an incredible decade of sport. Who will be No.1 team?

Smith named South Africa’s director of cricket

Smith named South Africa’s director of cricket

Former South African skipper Graeme Smith has been announced as director of cricket on a three-month deal.

Boxing legend ‘fighting for his life’

Boxing legend ‘fighting for his life’

A Hall of Fame boxer who shocked the world back in 1978 now finds himself in his toughest fight with his wife asking for prayers.

Moment that pushed Ricciardo out

Moment that pushed Ricciardo out

Daniel Ricciardo’s departure from Red Bull shocked the F1 landscape, but he’s revealed the moment he thought “f*** you guys”.

Labuschagne not moving even for Steve Smith

Labuschagne not moving even for Steve Smith

Australia’s latest batting sensation Marnus Labuschagne is great friends with Steve Smith, but he won’t be giving back the No.3 spot he has made his own.

Wife’s blunt reaction to All Blacks coach

Wife’s blunt reaction to All Blacks coach

Ian Foster’s wife was the first person he told after he was named the new All Blacks coach. Her reaction wasn’t what he expected.

SCG set to bid to join pink ball revolution

SCG set to bid to join pink ball revolution

SCG Trust chairman Tony Shepherd is interested in the prospect of the Sydney Cricket Ground hosting a day-night Test match in the coming seasons.

One person missing from Team Queensland

premium_icon One person missing from Team Queensland

As the starter’s gun officially fires on southeast Queensland’s 2032 Olympic Games bid, Team Queensland has lined up — but there’s still a conspicuous absence.

Pearson: Russia ban a ‘huge stepping stone’

premium_icon Pearson: Russia ban a ‘huge stepping stone’

Athletics has had a ban in place on Russian athletes for years, and now WADA has followed suit.

Note a sign women’s cricket has arrived

Note a sign women’s cricket has arrived

Women’s Big Bash League star Suzie Bates received an unexpected note after Sunday’s final in Brisbane that warms the heart.

World’s 10 best cricketers of the decade

premium_icon World’s 10 best cricketers of the decade

From the textbook technique of Virat Kohli to the self-made mastery of Steve Smith.

Skipper can’t see Marnus’ bubble bursting

premium_icon Skipper can’t see Marnus’ bubble bursting

More than a dozen No.3 batsman have been trialled since the great Ricky Ponting retired.

‘I’m 60 now, I shouldn’t be acting like that’

premium_icon ‘I’m 60 now, I shouldn’t be acting like that’

There are few finer sights in rugby league than Craig Bellamy exploding in the coach’s box when his plans go awry.

Contenders or pretenders? Rebuilt Aussies face litmus test

premium_icon Contenders or pretenders? Rebuilt Aussies face litmus test

After breezing through the first half of the summer, the level of competition now steps for Tim Paine’s men.

Phone call that could seal Latrell’s Tigers move

premium_icon Phone call that could seal Latrell’s Tigers move

Latrell Mitchell’s Concord move is gaining momentum after Sydney Roosters chairman Nick Politis reached out to his Wests Tigers counterpart.

Kiwis told to go for broke with uncapped quick

premium_icon Kiwis told to go for broke with uncapped quick

Even with spearhead Trent Boult tracking nicely, New Zealand have been urged to take advantage of the Perth wicket and go all guns blazing at Australia.

Sharks team of the decade: The history makers

premium_icon Sharks team of the decade: The history makers

When selecting Cronulla’s best 17 from the past 10 years, it is impossible to look past the group of players who finally turned the porch light off.

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