Basketball

Sweet chance to extend hot streak

Take a look at the latest TAB Market update for the Winter Challenge More To Gain is ready to treturn to racing after an impressive trial at Randwick. JASON Coyle’s dream run is set to continue at Rosehill Gardens as the Sydney trainer unleashes a two-pronged attack on the listed …

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Football

Emboldened clubs zero in on FFA soft spot

FFA Cup: Every FFA Cup goal from the opening night. Current FFA chairman Steven Lowy with former chairman Frank Lowy. THE spectre of Australia’s controversial World Cup bid threatens to toxify even further relations between the A-League clubs and Football Federation Australia, as the clubs continue to demand full access …

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NRL

Late Mail: Burgess cleared, Smith firms

Join Tom Sangster and our panel of experts for The SuperCoach Countdown Show Sam Burgess will play despite a rib injury. SOUTH Sydney captain Sam Burgess has been cleared to take on the Raiders on Saturday despite a rib cartilage injury. “He’s done some light training this week but I …

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Basketball

‘Absolutely laughable’: Coach blasts conspiracy

NORTH Melbourne coach Brad Scott has dismissed as “absolutely laughable” allegations the club would consider tanking in order to secure this year’s No. 1 draft pick. A bemused Scott said he had heard the suggestions, but said the club’s recent history and his desire to build a winning culture showed …

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Basketball

McLaughlin aces mid-season report card

Supercars: Highlights from Supercars Race 13 at the 2017 Watpac Townsville 400, Scott McLaughlin romping to his fifth win of the season to take the championship lead Scott McLaughlin leads the Supercars standings after an A-plus performance. Picture: Getty Images MOVE over Shane van Gisbergen and Jamie Whincup, Scott McLaughlin …

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Football

Troisi coy on stunning backflip

A-League: James Troisi has knocked back Melbourne City and signed a new two-year deal with Melbourne Victory. James Troisi says Melbourne Victory is No.1 for him. Picture: Getty Images JAMES Troisi says Melbourne Victory is the “number one club” for him after his stunning re-signing was announced on Thursday afternoon. …

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Football

Troisi explains transfer twist, Sydney snare Socceroo

James Troisi of the Victory MIDFIELDER James Troisi insists Melbourne Victory was always his preferred A-League home after signing a new two-year deal. Troisi is understood to have come close to joining crosstown rivals Melbourne City, and had been spotted across the globe, including in Haifa in Israel, amidst reports …

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Football

Sydney FC sign keeper Cisak

Football: Sydney United’s Panni Nikas has been awarded NPL goal of the week for this freakish strike against Sydney FC. New Sydney FC goalkeeper Alex Cisak. THE A-League was just being born when Alex Cisak headed overseas — now the goalkeeper has the challenge of keeping Sydney FC at the …

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AFL

Tanking claims: ‘absolutely laughable’

AFL SuperCoach: Josephine McDonald and Fox Sports Fantasy Analyst Phil Prior run through this week’s edition of SuperCoach Trades and Traps. Brad Scott has slammed allegations North Melbourne is tanking. Picture: AAP Images NORTH Melbourne coach Brad Scott has dismissed as “absolutely laughable” allegations the club would consider tanking in …

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AFL

Is this the answer to Pies crowd woes?

AFL: Patrick Dangerfield is back at it, this time interviewing captain Joel Selwood. The first official AFL match played in India. Picture: AFL India Facebook page THE idea of playing AFL games in India might be more than a pipedream judging by the turnout at the first local match. An …

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