AFL fine Geelong over payment rule breaches

Geelong have been fined $40,000 for breaching the AFL Total Player Payment (TPP) lodgement rules through an "inadvertent administrative error" repeated across eight years. AFL general counsel Andrew Dillon said the Cats had "voluntarily disclosed" their breach of the AFL Player Rules "as soon as it was discovered." "We made an inadvertent administrative error in our TPP related reporting that has been repeated over eight years," Geelong's chief financial officer

Giannis: LeBron's elite ability at 35 an inspiration

MILWAUKEE — Although they’re fierce competitors on the court, both being All-Star Game captains, Giannis Antetokounmpo says he’s inspired by LeBron James’ ability to perform at an elite level at age 35. Before they previously tipped off, 11 days ahead of James’ December birthday, Antetokounmpo even referred to James as an “alien” to be playing so well. “It’s amazing. He’s 35 and playing at a high level,” Antetokounmpo said Wednesday

Pacemaker to the best of British strides out on his own Down Under

The free-running Norway will bring form around the best horses in the world when he makes his Australian debut for Chris Waller in Saturday’s Randwick City Stakes. The former Ballydoyle four-year-old sat on the speed in last year's English Derby and Irish Derby, where he held on for third, and was the pacemaker in the epic King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes last July. The son of Gallileo led

Guineas trainers all take heart from two-speed Hobartville

With the unknown of Super Seth missing from Saturday’s Randwick Guineas, it has become a case of two races becoming one. The scratching of Caulfield Guineas winner Super Seth on Thursday means that 11 of the 13 runners left in the Guineas ran in the Hobartville Stakes a fortnight ago. Brandenburg proves too strong for the chasers in the Hobartville Stakes two weeks agoCredit:AAP Brandenburg sat outside the leader, Microphone,

Origin star’s devastating diagnosis

Former Queensland Origin star Carll Webb has been diagnosed with early onset Motor Neurone Disease. Webb, 38, played 187 games throughout his NRL career with three clubs and played in 15 State of Origin matches. Watch the 2020 NRL Telstra Premiership on KAYO. Every game of every round LIVE & Ad-Break Free during play. New to Kayo? Get your 14-day free trial & start streaming instantly > News of his

'I didn't even know I hurt my knee': Mbye injury a blow for Tigers

Moses Mbye will miss the first round of the season and could be out for up to a month after tearing his medial ligament in the Tigers' final trial of the season. Mbye was sporting a heavy knee brace at Concord Oval on Thursday morning, where he revealed the full extent of the injury suffered against the Warriors. Mbye could miss up to a month after suffering a knee injury.Credit:NRL

LA Chargers trade Russell Okung to Carolina Panthers in exchange for Trai Turner, according to reports

The Carolina Panthers and Los Angeles Chargers have swapped Pro Bowl offensive linemen. The Chargers traded left tackle Russell Okung to the Panthers in exchange for guard Trai Turner, according to reports by ESPN and NFL Network. The trade has been tentatively agreed upon and can become official on March 18 when the new league year begins. Turner — a third-round pick in the 2014 NFL draft — has been a

WATCH: SSN in 60 Seconds

Catch up on all the big headlines from Sky Sports News in our latest video bulletin. Manchester City will visit Newcastle in the FA Cup quarter-finals after winning 1-0 at Sheffield Wednesday. Norwich take on Derby or Manchester United after beating Tottenham 3-2 on penalties following a 1-1 draw. Leicester beat Birmingham 1-0 and now play Chelsea, while Sheffield United face Arsenal. A 2-2 draw at Livingston has left Celtic

Steven Gerrard: I have a Rangers dressing room shot of confidence after Hamilton loss

Steven Gerrard has admitted confidence levels are at rock bottom in the Rangers dressing room. Gerrard struggled to come up with answers after his team’s latest disturbing collapse allowed David Moyo to hand Hamilton a shock 1-0 win in Glasgow – just their second in Govan in the last 94 years. The Rangers boss had urged his players to prove they had the nerve required to win trophies after seeing

Sportsmail reporters have their say on Gilmour and Scotland

Having stolen the show in Chelsea’s FA Cup win over Liverpool… should 18-year-old Billy Gilmour be fast-tracked into Scotland’s squad? Sportsmail reporters have their say Billy Gilmour stood out in front of Scotland boss Steve Clarke on Tuesday night Clarke was at Stamford Bridge to see Gilmour in the FA Cup against Liverpool Sportsmail reporters debate whether he should go straight into Scotland’s team  Billy Gilmour’s man of the match