International Sport

Sam Burgess: Was Union the wrong move?

Sam Burgess: Was Union the wrong move?

International Sport, National Sport, Sport December 12, 2015 at 11:00 am Comments

SHOULD Burgess have returned to Rugby League? This is the question on a lot of the Rugby World’s mind. The answer is simple: yes. Burgess is arguably the single greatest Rugby League Forward to ever blessRead More

Lewis Hamilton: One of Formula 1’s greatest?

Lewis Hamilton: One of Formula 1’s greatest?

International Sport, Sport November 4, 2015 at 7:00 pm Comments

HE’S SECURED a third world championship title with as many races to go, has almost 50 Grand Prix pole positions and is being compared to his childhood hero Ayrton Senna, but is Hamilton really one ofRead More

Rugby Union is institutionally corrupt

Rugby Union is institutionally corrupt

Editors' Pick, International Sport, Opinion October 31, 2015 at 2:00 pm Comments

RUGBY Union is an institutionally corrupt sport with no moral compass. The sport at the highest level is too often left in the hands of referees rather than the hands of hard-working players the public payRead More

Owens refereeing in the Guinness Pro12. He's been an international referee since 2005, starting with Ireland v Japan in Osaka.
Credit: Florian Christof.

Owens selected as referee for AUS – NZ World Cup Final

International Sport, National Sport, Sport October 30, 2015 at 1:00 pm Comments

WALES will have a least one man in the Rugby World Cup Final in referee Nigel Owens, who was selected to blow the whistle for this coming Saturday’s clash between Australia and New Zealand. Wales wereRead More

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Real hope for home nations in World Cup

International Sport, National Sport, Sport September 27, 2015 at 12:00 pm Comments

BY THE TIME this goes to print, host England will have played Fiji and the World Cup will be well and truly underway. For six weeks the country and the world will be gripped by theRead More

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic bid logo. There is currently no logo for the event proper after plagiarism accusations from Belgian artist Olivier Debie.
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IOC to select new sport to debut at Tokyo 2020

International Sport, News, Sport September 13, 2015 at 1:05 pm Comments

THE International Olympic Committee (IOC) are to meet this month to decide which sport will be added to the existing roster of 21 different disciplines being competed across in 32nd Olympiad, Tokyo 2020. There were over 30Read More

Blatter at a press conference in 2007. He is to continue as president of FIFA until February 2016.
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“Avalanche” of evidence coming for Blatter in ongoing FIFA scandal

Global News, International Sport, News, Sport August 25, 2015 at 3:00 pm Comments

DIEGO Maradona’s announcement that he would personally like to join the fight against the ‘mafia’ of FIFA’s corrupt officials is the latest act in the circus now surrounding footballs governing body, which stormed into the public eyeRead More

Lewis Hamilton in China in 2014. Qualified in pole position this weekend to surpass Sebastian Vettel's record of 45 career poles and put him third of all-time. Credit: Emperornie.

Home win for Hamilton extends his lead after British Grand Prix

LEWIS Hamilton is again trying to move away from teammate Nico Rosberg in the championship standings, back on home soil at Silverstone for the British Grand Prix. Only separated by 10 points after Rosberg’s win inRead More

World No.1 Novak Djokovic will be playing at 13:00 on Centre Court today. Credit: Albert Lee

Eyes turn to SW19 for Wimbledon fortnight

NATIONAL pride always swells during sporting spectacles, no matter how steep the challenge may be. While many people come together to watch the World Cup, and London 2012 was nigh on the pinnacle of the nation’s sportingRead More

Homare Sawa at FIFA Women's World Cup.
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Women’s World Cup approaches semi-final stage

International Sport, Sport June 27, 2015 at 8:39 pm Comments

UPSETS, thrashings and wonder goals have been daily occurrences in Canada this summer as the FIFA Women’s World Cup builds to its final next Sunday. The showcase of the best teams in the world on theRead More