Tim Cahill’s World Cup hopes in the balance after elbow to the neck earns him three-game ban

Tim Cahill’s World Cup hopes in the balance after elbow to the neck earns him three-game ban

Posted April 25, 2018 12:37:51 Photo: The Socceroos and Millwall striker was charged with violent conduct by the FA. (Reuters: Steve Christo) Tim Cahill’s hopes of some much-needed game time before the start of the World Cup have been handed a blow after he was slugged with a three-game suspension. …

World-class Mohamed Salah scores twice as Liverpool beat Roma 5-2 in Champions League semi-final first leg

World-class Mohamed Salah scores twice as Liverpool beat Roma 5-2 in Champions League semi-final first leg

Updated April 25, 2018 09:22:41 Photo: Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah, 2nd right, celebrates with his teammates their side’s third goal during the Champions League semifinal, first leg match against AS Roma. (Supplied: AP) Mohamed Salah produced two world-class finishes and set up goals for Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino to lead …

Austus: the wartime football that blended Australian and American gridiron rules

Austus: the wartime football that blended Australian and American gridiron rules

Posted April 25, 2018 07:09:48 Video: A game of Austus is played between Australians and US servicemen in 1943. (ABC News) It sounds like a hypothetical question: what would Australian rules football look like if it were combined with American football? But it turns out we already know the answer: …

West Coast Eagles and North Melbourne turn things around to be 2018’s early surprise packets

West Coast Eagles and North Melbourne turn things around to be 2018’s early surprise packets

Posted April 24, 2018 14:01:25 Photo: Nic Nat has his mojo back … the Eagles ruckman is back to his dominating best after a long absence through injury. (AAP: Travis Anderson) The AFL’s confusing, topsy-turvy early season has seen plenty of teams post surprise results. Who would have picked Gold …

Andrew Bogut commits to Sydney Kings for long haul, rules out NBA return

Andrew Bogut commits to Sydney Kings for long haul, rules out NBA return

Updated April 24, 2018 11:48:15 Video: Bogut says he won’t be back in the NBA or take up offers from Europe. (Pic: AAP) (ABC News) Related Story: NBL the winner after ‘icon’ Bogut signs with the Kings Related Story: Andrew Bogut leaves NBA to head home to NBL’s Kings Sydney …

AFL fine for Hawthorn’s Ryan Burton divides opinion after his bump knocks out Kangaroos’ Shaun Higgins

AFL fine for Hawthorn’s Ryan Burton divides opinion after his bump knocks out Kangaroos’ Shaun Higgins

Posted April 24, 2018 08:27:48 Photo: The bump by Hawthorn’s Ryan Burton (L) on North Melbourne’s Shaun Higgins has highlighted confusion over AFL rules on legal and illegal contact. (AAP: Julian Smith) Related Story: Suns hold off Lions to win Q-Clash after Roos down the Hawks The bump is a …

Anzac Day clash is a great AFL tradition, but it should not just be Collingwood and Essendon

Anzac Day clash is a great AFL tradition, but it should not just be Collingwood and Essendon

Posted April 24, 2018 05:07:31 Photo: Anzac Day matches between the Bombers and Magpies will always sell-out, but it would be a special occasion regardless of the teams. (AAP: Julian Smith) The AFL has walked such a fine line on social issues that, sometimes, it is difficult to tell whether …

Matt Hall wins Red Bull Air Race in thrilling display at world championships in Cannes

Matt Hall wins Red Bull Air Race in thrilling display at world championships in Cannes

Updated April 23, 2018 08:55:15 Video: Watch Australian Matt Hall’s extreme air race win (ABC News) Australian pilot Matt Hall has claimed victory in the second leg of the Red Bull Air Race world championship in Cannes, France, edging German Matthias Dolderer in an intense final-four battle. Hall crossed the …

London Marathon: Madison de Rozario wins women’s wheelchair event in high temperatures

London Marathon: Madison de Rozario wins women’s wheelchair event in high temperatures

Posted April 23, 2018 07:24:36 Photo: Australia’s Madison de Rozario followed up her Commonwealth Games triumph with victory in the London Marathon. (AP: Kirsty Wigglesworth) Fresh from her Commonwealth Games triumph, Australia’s Madison De Rozario has taken out the women’s elite wheelchair event at the London Marathon. Her compatriot Kurt …