View image | gettyimages.com RAFAEL SANCHEZ-BAYO @bayo_sanchez Spanish football champions Real Madrid have signed a six year contract for Brazilian right-back Danilo from Portuguese club Porto.
BY SEREIMA TAROGI The room smells like sweat and soft drink, people in the crowd are shifting restlessly in their seats, and the show was supposed to start half an hour ago. It’s AWFs’ Aussie Mania 3 at the Blacktown PCYC and at some point this afternoon the 14 wrestlers backstage will be giving us […]
BY OLIVIA CVETANOVSKI 25-year-old weightlifter, Malek Chamoun from Summer Hill is the first ever legally blind athlete to qualify for the Australian Commonwealth Games Team. The teams have not yet been confirmed and will be revealed by June, but the Australian Weightlifting Federation says there is no doubt he will make it.
BY S.J ALEXANDER @samoz94Stephen Kearney has frustrated Rugby League fans with an apparent façade over questionable selections for New Zealand’s ANZAC clash. The most notable being the axing of Jared Waerea-Hargreaves.
Story and illustration by Hugh Widjaya @hughwidjaya What makes Dirk Nowitzki the greatest shooter and one of the most inspiring players ever? At seven feet tall Dirk Werner Nowitzki should not have such a stunning array of shooting moves. Sure he might look awkward when the ball leaves his fingers and his feet the ground […]
Embed from Getty Images BY S.J. ALEXANDER @samoz94 What: NRL Round 2 Who: Manly Sea Eagles v South Sydney Rabbitohs Result: Manly 14-12 When and Where: Friday March 14 – Bluetongue Stadium Crowd: 15,120 Match Rating: 7/10
BY HUGH WIDJAYA In the history of sports, bad calls in important games live on in infamy on the Internet, where every play from every angle can be viewed again and again, and debated over until blue in the face. Here are five of the worst. The Chicago Bulls vs Utah Jazz – NBA Finals […]
By Sam Alexander Australian representative and Sharks destroyer Andrew Fifita is set to become the highest-paid prop forward in Rugby League’s 108 year history. Fifita, one of the most talked about talents in the modern game, is set to join the Canterbury Bulldogs for an astonishing $850,000 a season, The Australian reported today. Dwindling away […]
Loser: Michael Edwards, who came to be known affectionately as Eddie The Eagle. Photo: Montage Communications/flickr LACHLAN MCGREGOR lists the greatest sporting losses in history. 10. Dan Jansen, 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France: Speed Skating Dan Jansen from Milwaukee in the US failed to get a medal in the 1988 Winter Olympic Games […]
BY JOE COTTON Former England and Arsenal defender Sol Campbell claimed this week that he would have been the captain of the English national team “for more than 10 years” if he was white. The now-retired premier league winner has been the centre of attention throughout his career, most notably when he claimed he would […]