A-League grand final: Graham Arnold wants second chance in finals for top two after Sydney FC exit

A-League grand final: Graham Arnold wants second chance in finals for top two after Sydney FC exit

Posted May 01, 2018 07:05:00 Coach of the year Graham Arnold has encouraged an change to the A-League finals format to give top-two finishers a second chance. Two days after runaway premiers Sydney FC suffered a painful home semi-final loss to Melbourne Victory, Arnold suggested it might be time to …

A-League finals: how the Newcastle Jets turned 10 years of misery into a grand final chance

A-League finals: how the Newcastle Jets turned 10 years of misery into a grand final chance

Posted April 27, 2018 05:00:00 Photo: Daniel Georgievski of the Jets thanks fans after the Jets’ 8-2 win against the Central Coast Mariners in the last round of the A-League earlier this month. (AAP: Darren Pateman) Related Story: The Jets are the against-the-odds A-League success story we should all get …

Perth Glory axe Kenny Lowe as head coach after team misses out on A-League finals

Perth Glory axe Kenny Lowe as head coach after team misses out on A-League finals

Posted April 20, 2018 13:31:08 Photo: Kenny Lowe will move in to a youth coaching role after being axed as Glory head coach. (AAP: Will Russell) Perth Glory’s longest-serving coach Kenny Lowe has been axed after failing to guide the side to the A-League finals this season. Lowe, who had …

A-League finals lost in a sea of Australian sport as code struggles to generate enthusiasm

A-League finals lost in a sea of Australian sport as code struggles to generate enthusiasm

Posted April 20, 2018 05:01:57 Photo: Falling crowds are one of a series of challenges facing the A-League. (AAP: Dan Peled) It was both appropriate and heartening that the most prominent Australian football story this week was the Matildas’ slightly nerve-wracking progress to Saturday’s Asian Cup final against Japan. By …

Ben Simmons, Philadelphia 76ers v Miami Heat, NBA finals, Chris Anstey

Ben Simmons, Philadelphia 76ers v Miami Heat, NBA finals, Chris Anstey

AUSSIE basketball legend Chris Anstey says Ben Simmons’ Philadelphia 76ers are good enough to win a “fairytale” NBA title. The former Dallas Maverick and Chicago Bull says the Sixers, who go into Game 2 of today’s Eastern Conference first-round match up with the Miami Heat with a 1-0 series lead, …

Commonwealth Games: Opals win gold after Liz Cambage ejection; Kookaburras win, Hockeyroos lose finals

Commonwealth Games: Opals win gold after Liz Cambage ejection; Kookaburras win, Hockeyroos lose finals

Updated April 14, 2018 23:23:31 Photo: The Opals’ gold medal win over England came despite the first-half ejection of Australian star Liz Cambage. (AP: Mark Schiefelbein) Related Story: Nicolson battles past Northern Ireland’s Walsh to win boxing gold Related Story: Javelin, high jump medals for Australia on final day in …

NBL finals: Melbourne United beats Adelaide 36ers 100-82 in game five to win the title

NBL finals: Melbourne United beats Adelaide 36ers 100-82 in game five to win the title

Posted March 31, 2018 20:48:23 Photo: Chris Goulding joint top-scored with 23 points as Melbourne United clinched the NBL title against Adelaide 36ers. (AAP: Hamish Blair) Melbourne United have taken out the 2017/18 NBL championship with a 100-82 victory over the Adelaide 36ers. In front of a packed house at …

Commonwealth Games double act for Lauren Wells hinges on five-minute break between finals

Commonwealth Games double act for Lauren Wells hinges on five-minute break between finals

Posted March 26, 2018 07:00:00 Photo: Lauren Wells will compete in the 400 hurdles and the long jump. (ABC Canberra: Hannah Walmsley) Related Story: Runner ready to jump at chance for Comm Games redemption Related Story: ‘Very Gold Coast’: Boat shoes and blazers for Australia’s gold medal hopefuls Lauren Wells …

Darwin Buffaloes look to end 12-year premiership drought in NTFL finals

Darwin Buffaloes look to end 12-year premiership drought in NTFL finals

Updated March 14, 2018 08:13:35 Photo: Captains Cameron Stobes and Jarrod Stokes with Southern Districts captain Will Farrer. (ABC News: Mitchell Woolnough) Related Story: Fund for paralysed footballer reaches $75,000 Darwin Buffaloes coach Matt Campbell says it’s time for his team to end its 12-year premiership drought as it prepares …