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It is not exactly de riguer, as officials have been accused of various forms of incompetence ever since sports contests first required someone to make sure that rules were adhered to, but the referee for the Dany Green v Anthony Mundine rematch seemed to attract much criticism for allowing the fight to continue when it

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In its fourth edition, the Auckland Nines did not enjoy the popularity that it did during its first three years, prompting Nines ambassadors Shaun Johnson and Johnathan Thurston to suggest that it might be time to take the show on the road and find an audience outside of New Zealand, even if that means moving

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Now, if the men can do the same, Adelaide AFL fans will be staking their claims to footy bragging rights and the Victorians will have no option other than to remain tight-lipped. In their first-ever game in the AFLW, the lady Crows put on a show of dominance against the lady Giants that could be

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As the disclaimer says, “Past performance is not necessarily predictive of future results.” That disclaimer is not only apropos when it comes to financial portfolios. It is applicable to all manner of scenarios, including predictions of sports teams’ prospects, but since it is not all that long until the 2017 AFL season bounces, now would

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It has been 11 years since Australian boxing veterans Anthony Mundine and Danny Green staged their memorable first fight and the long-awaited rematch will be held at the Adelaide Oval on February 3. The undercard should get underway around 7 pm AEDT and the main event about three hours later. Hopefully, they will not tear

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Go to sleep in China and wake up in Italy. Socceroo defender Trent Sainsbury will be performing his task of inhibiting the strikers of competitors of Inter Milan after being loaned to the Italian side in a late transfer deal from Jiangsu Suning. Inter Milan needed someone to fill in for Andrea Ranocchia, the defender

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The start of a new year always ushers in plenty of opportunities for punting and this January is no exception. Summer in Australia is prime time for cricket punters. Whether it is live betting that piques your fancy or futures markets, there is no shortage of punts to be had on bowls and wickets. It

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Fred Astaire was still cutting the rug, and with great proficiency at that, at the age of 55, but does that mean that Ruben Wiki, the former Kiwi international, can come out of retirement to lead the Warriors in Auckland Nines? We are a bit older than Wiki, but simply getting out of bed in

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Flexibility is a key asset for any footy player who wants to remain in the top 22, which is the case for Charlie Cameron, who will see more of the middle in the 2017 AFL season as a member of the Crows, who have one of the deepest and efficient forward lines of any side

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Punters with time on their hands, and money if their accounts, might want to peruse some of the hundreds of markets the online bookmakers have opened for Super Bowl LI (51 for those who prefer the more elegant Arabic numeral system) that will be played in a bit over a week on Sunday, February 5,

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