Ratten defends wayward AFL gun King

Max King had a tough night in front of the posts as Saints lost to Lions but St Kilda coach Brett Rattan says he still has confidence in the youngster.

Gambler Charlotte Worthington ready to excel and inspire in Munich BMX

Charlotte Worthington had promised to unveil something with “more of the wow factor” in her quest to add a European BMX title in Munich to the Olympic gold her skill and audacity secured in Tokyo last summer. It is all part of the Mancunian’s grand plan to twist and shout once again in the summer of 2024 in Paris. There have been ebbs and flows already, including a ferocious crash earlier this year in Montpellier when even she attested to...

FedEx St. Jude Championship tee times, TV coverage, live streams & more to watch Rounds 1-4

Playoffs, delivered right to your television screen. The FedEx Cup playoffs are underway this weekend, with the field of 125 golfers vying to take home the FedEx Cup to close out the 2021-22 PGA Tour season. A loaded field featuring Tony Finau, Max Homa, Justin Thomas, Scottie Scheffler and more take the course at TPC Southwind on Thursday, the fir...

Canterbury regain bragging rights with Farah Palmer Cup win over Waikato

The two rivals met in last year's grand final, with the northerners prevailing.

Fagan calls for AFL 'stand' rule review

Brisbane captain Dayne Zorko gifted St Kilda's Jack Higgins a goal for an infraction on the mark and Lions coach Chris Fagan wants the AFL to tweak the rule.

Dorna And MSVR Extend British Talent Cup Through The 2025 Season

Maintaining the Road to MotoGP for up-and-coming British riders.

Gannon double helps Rhinos seal frantic win over Hull KR

A Morgan Gannon double in the second half proved the difference as the Leeds Rhinos sealed a frantic 28-20 victory over Hull KR.

Power's Gray not done yet in AFL: Hinkley

Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley says star veteran Robbie Gray has more to give at an AFL level despite being rested for their clash with Essendon.

Watch: Crusaders maestro Robertson keeps low profile amid All Blacks coaching crisis

With all eyes on Johannesburg, the Super Rugby supremo looms as Ian Foster's heir apparent.

Souths the NRL's form team before finals

South Sydney's 6-1 record since the representative round is the envy of the majority of the NRL, showing they again have the best attack before finals.

Equestrian-Eventing great Klimke follows in father's footsteps with first dressage medal

By Hritika Sharma (Reuters) - Germany's Ingrid Klimke is best known for her superb record in eventing but the latest addition to her medal collection came in dressage - the discipline in which her late father Reiner was one of the most successful riders in history. Klimke, now 54, started to work with horses at a very young age and has enjoyed a ...

Phillips, spinners thrash West Indies to give Blackcaps T20 series win

New Zealand leads 2-0 with one game left to play in Jamaica.

Fagan confused by AFL head contact rules

The decision to overturn Carlton star Patrick Cripps' two-match AFL suspension for rough conduct has left Brisbane coach Chris Fagan scratching his head.

Ferguson lead cut to one shot at ISPS Handa World Invitational

Scotland's Ewen Ferguson remains the man to catch in the ISPS Handa World Invitational, despite treading water on day two in County Antrim.

Teofimo Lopez discusses his challenging 2021, Ryan Garcia & The Takeover 2.0

LAS VEGAS, NV -- The past year has been a challenging one for Teofimo Lopez. After a 2020 campaign where he shocked the boxing world by dethroning Vasiliy Lomachenko, capturing the WBA (Super), WBO, and IBF lightweight titles, and being recognized as one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world, Lopez’s 2021 wasn’t quite as rewarding. He w...

College Fantasy Football Rankings 2022: Top 200 cheat sheet

Top 200 College Fantasy Rankings

Wyatt helps Brave seal win after Mooney's record score

Beth Mooney’s highest score by a woman in The Hundred was not enough for London Spirit against Southern Brave.

'One of the best' for the Warriors

The Warriors' 42-18 win over the Bulldogs in Auckland has been labelled arguably their best of the season.

Fagan not happy with AFL taggers on Neale

Brisbane star Lachie Neale was held to just 16 disposals by St Kilda's Marcus Windhager, whose tactics drew the ire of Lions coach Chris Fagan.

Saints searching for NRL hooking depth

St George Illawarra will go in search of more hooking depth for next season with Andrew McCullough's NRL career edging closer to the end.

Battered Kyrgios hits his limit in Montreal loss

Nick Kyrgios confessed that he had little more to give physically as his nine-match win streak came to an end in the quarter-finals of the ATP Montreal Masters on Friday. Kyrgios kept the pace of the match brisk as he held his own in the first two sets before finally losing momentum in the third as Hurkacz took control.

Bell-Drummond shines on debut in Spirit win

Daniel Bell-Drummond’s 46 on debut for London Spirit and some impressive bowling helped them beat Southern Brave.

LIV golfers’ different attitudes towards legal action offers insight into motives

It would be unwise to place blind faith in the comments of a judge during a commercial dispute. In the case of LIV Golf and associated chaos, a sporting resolution chamber in the UK placed a stay on suspensions of DP World, formerly European, Tour golfers long before this week’s dramatic events in a courtroom in California. Interpretations of the law, however, are rarely an exact science. In contrast to the UK, Judge Beth Labson Freeman...

NZ Warriors confident of Mt Smart Stadium faithful boost in 2023 season

The Kiwi team have won two of their three games played at home in 2022.

Serena to face Raducanu in Cincinnati opener

Serena Williams will face a challenging first-round clash with reigning US Open champion Emma Raducanu when the US tennis great's farewell tour continues at Cincinnati next week. Williams faces another tough path in Cincinnati, where she is a two-time champion.

Castleford keep play-off hopes alive with commanding win over Dragons

Castleford maintained their challenge for the Betfred Super League play-offs with a battling 18-8 victory over Catalans Dragons at the Jungle.

Eubank Jr: I'm finished if I lose | Benn 'settling family business'

Chris Eubank Jr and Conor Benn exchanged heated words at their opening press conference on Friday ahead of their fight at London's O2 Arena on October 8.

Kyrgios run ends in National Bank Open last eight

Nick Kyrgios's nine-match winning run ended in the National Bank Open quarter-finals at the hands of Hubert Hurkacz.

Home study has Magpies ready for Swans

Collingwood coach Craig McRae has used an enforced couch day at home earlier in the week to boost his planning for Sunday's AFL clash with Sydney.

Record-breaker Popovici into Euro freestyle final, Martinenghi wins 100m breaststroke

David Popovici continued his dream summer of swimming on Friday by easing into the 100 metres freestyle final at the European Swimming Championships with a new European record of 46.98 seconds, while world champion Nicolo Martinenghi won the 100m breaststroke. Popovici, who in June became the first man to complete the 100-200m freestyle double at the World Championships in nearly 50 years, will now compete in Saturday's final.

Tennis-Kyrgios win streak ended by Hurkacz in Canada, Ruud strolls into semis

MONTREAL, Canada (Reuters) -Nick Kyrgios's nine-match winning streak ended in the Canadian Masters quarter-finals when eighth-seeded Pole Hubert Hurkacz blasted his way to a 7-6(4) 6-7(5) 6-1 victory on Friday. Enjoying a superb run of form, Kyrgios suffered his first loss since falling to Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon final. The 27-year-old's ru...

Rugby League World Cup 2022: Which nations are NRL players representing?

This year's Rugby League World Cup could be the most hotly-contested yet, with some huge names moving away from the norm of Australia or New Zealand, and instead pledging their allegiance to other nations. Junior Paulo has confirmed he will represent Samoa, honouring his family and mentioning a quote from Phil Gould in his decision. Tonight Junior ...

Jack Leach: ‘It’s been a nice realisation that maybe my ceiling is higher’

Jack Leach’s Test summer began as ominously as his winter had. Six months after Australia had crashed 103 runs from 13 overs in Leach’s first bowl of a disastrous Ashes, Zak Crawley passed him his phone in the dressing room on the eve of the first Test back. On it was a Youtube compilation of their new coach, Brendon McCullum, chasing balls down to the boundary in his playing days, diving head-first across the ground and hauling the ball back...

Nick Kyrgios: Next match, recent results, current ranking and total prize money won

Nick Kyrgios is back for 2022.

Parramatta's premiership hopes go up in smoke after Rabbitohs 'bashing'

Parramatta Eels coach Brad Arthur has admitted concern over his side's premiership hopes, following a 'bashing' at the hands of South Sydney on Friday night. The hosts were out-enthused and outclassed by the Bunnies in a 26-0 drubbing at CommBank Stadium, missing tackles and failing to contain the likes of Latrell Mitchell, Cody Walker and Tevita T...

NRL team lists: Every side's confirmed lineup for Round 22

Round 21 delivered plenty of drama across the NRL, with three sides likely slipping out of finals contention. On the suspension front, Tariq Sims and James Fisher-Harris are both set for stints on the sideline, while the likes of Jahrome Hughes and Joseph Tapine were dealt injury blows. Here's all the mail ahead of Round 22. SYDNEY ROOSTERS vs NORT...

New Zealand cruise past demoralised West Indies in 2nd T20

New Zealand pulverised a demoralised West Indies by 90 runs in the second T20 International at Sabina Park on Friday to take an unbeatable 2-0 in the three-match series. They had lost all 10 wickets to spin -– a first in the entire history of T20 International cricket -- in the last fixture of the five-match series against India in Florida last Sunday.

A-League Men 2022-23 squad news: Signings, departures, re-signed players and coaches for every club

With the 2021-22 A-League Men season done and dusted, attention quickly turns to rebuilding for the next campaign. As sides shake up their squads and make some big signings, it can be easy to lose track of who has done what over the off-season. The Sporting News will keep track of every move each A-League Men club makes so you don't have to. Adelai...

Wallabies forced into hooker change

Folau Fainga'a is the latest Wallabies casualty, ruled out of the Rugby Championship Test in San Juan with concussion and replaced by Lachlan Lonergan (pic).

Then and now: Comparing the low periods of All Black misery

Analysis - The All Blacks go into the second Test against South Africa overnight with their longest ever odds at the TAB, but how does the current team's situation compare to the All Blacks of 1998?

Hurkacz ends Kyrgios streak in Montreal, sets semi-final clash with Ruud

Hubert Hurkacz overcame 53 winners from Nick Kyrgios to halt the Australian's nine-match win streak with a three-set quarter-final victory on Friday at the ATP Montreal Masters. For Hurkacz, it was a second win in as many matches against Kyrgios, the first played on grass in June at Halle, Germany.

Combate Global picks, live stream, how to watch, fight card: Lopez vs. Rivarola predictions, channel, time

How to watch Camila Rivarola vs. Claire Lopez and the rest of the Aug. 12 Combate Global fight card

American Spaun seizes one-stroke PGA Memphis lead

J.J. Spaun sank two late clutch putts to fire a three-under par 67 and take a one-stroke lead after Friday's second round of the US PGA Tour's St. Jude Championship. Spaun rolled in a birdie putt from just outside five feet at the first and chipped inches from the cup at the par-5 third to set up a tap-in birdie to seize the lead.

'Game-changer' Bynoe-Gittens propels Dortmund to comeback win over Freiburg

Eighteen-year-old Englishman Jamie Bynoe-Gittens scored one and created another as Borussia Dortmund came back to defeat Freiburg 3-1 on Friday with all their goals coming in the last 13 minutes of the game. With the game drifting towards defeat, Dortmund were again able to rely on their young brigade, with Bynoe-Gittens and 17-year-old Youssoufa Moukoko scoring two quick goals to see the visitors pick up a valuable three points in their quest...

Browns' Watson 'truly sorry' after accusations of sexual misconduct

Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson, facing an NFL suspension over sexual misconduct allegations, offered his first apology to his accusers on Friday before playing a pre-season game. In the meantime, Watson is free to play in pre-season exhibition games, and started for Cleveland on Friday against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Hard work for Halep in Toronto win over Gauff, Haddad Maia advances

Simona Halep served twice for her match against Coco Gauff without success on Friday before finally securing a 6-4, 7-6 (7/2) quarter-final victory at the WTA Toronto Masters. The Brazilian will aim for the final against 2021 finalist Karolina Pliskova, a 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 winner over Chinese teenager Zheng Qinwen.

All Blacks' Ellis Park showdown about much more than Foster's future

The team needs to address several shortcomings, writes Ollie Ritchie.

Tennis-Halep fights off Gauff, Haddad Maia stuns Bencic in Canadian Open

TORONTO (Reuters) -Romania's Simona Halep fought off a late rally from Coco Gauff and Brazil's Beatriz Haddad Maia pulled off another three-set upset as both made the semi-finals of the Canadian Open on Friday. Twice champion Halep secured a nervy 6-4 7-6(2) win on Friday and advance to the last four for a fifth time. The former world number one, u...

Novak Djokovic withdraws from Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati due to COVID-19 vaccination status

The unvaccinated tennis star's status for the upcoming US Open remains uncertain

Mooney so close to first Hundred 100

Australia's Beth Mooney has hit an unbeaten 97, the highest ever score in England's domestic women's Hundred competition, but ended on the losing side.