NFL

Buccaneers' Jameis Winston flinging footballs Friday

Jameis Winston graduated to throwing the pigskin Friday. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback was seen slinging footballs at practice, per multiple beat writers on the scene. It’s noteworthy in that Winston started the week simulating throws on Wednesday without a ball. Thursday, he took a step forward by throwing tennis balls. Friday, he’s on to […]

Сricket

Labuschagne stars in engrossing start to Trans-Tasman series

Perth: The apprentice upstaged the master and Australia's torrent of runs slowed to a trickle but New Zealand's hopes of breaking their long drought on these shores were dealt a huge blow with an injury to one of their bowlers. Marnus Labuschagne left Steve Smith in his wake, striking his third century in a row […]

Soccer

Man City join Chelsea in race to sign Bournemouth defender Nathan Ake

‘Manchester City join Chelsea in race to sign Bournemouth defender Nathan Ake’ in January transfer window Manchester City are interested in signing Bournemouth star Nathan Ake Pep Guardiola has struggled to replace former captain Vincent Kompany  Chelsea have also been monitoring the 24-year-old’s progress this season Manchester City are considering a bid to sign Bournemouth […]

Golf

Tiger touches down in Melbourne ahead of Presidents Cup

International captain Ernie Els is bracing for an in-form Tiger Woods and his US teammates, who touched down in Melbourne on Monday ahead of this week's Presidents Cup. Woods and a star-studded American side including Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas and Gary Woodland arrived on a charter flight from the Bahamas, where Woods placed fourth at […]

Boxing

Gone in 39 seconds: Lussick knocks out Hodges in first round

Justin Hodges’ boxing career is over. It lasted just 137 seconds all up, the amount of time it took to complete three fights. The last one was a sensational knockout loss to Darcy Lussick, ending via a thunderous right hand just 39 seconds into proceedings. Darcy Lussick stands over Justin Hodges. The fight lasted just […]

Golf

Open contender playing in memory of slain college friend

Australian Open contender Denzel Ieremia is carrying the initials of slain college teammate Celia Barquin Arozamena on his bag as the New Zealander prepares for the biggest weekend of his short professional career. Ieremia, whose relatives have represented the All Blacks and Silver Ferns, is perhaps the most unlikely name near the top of a […]

Rugby Union

Castle digs in after ‘defending’ the game on Folau issue

Rugby Australia boss Raelene Castle was digging in on Thursday amid loud calls for her resignation after settling out of court with sacked Wallaby Israel Folau for a seven-figure sum. Castle strongly defended her handling of the matter, shooting down speculation the game agreed to shell out $8 million to settle the case and challenging […]