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19 August 2018 1:52 PM Socceroo Mark Milligan heading to Scottish Premier League

Socceroos defender Mark Milligan has signed a two-year deal with Scottish club Hibernian, subject to securing a work permit. The former Melbourne Victory captain, 33, impressed in his three matches for Australia at last month's World Cup in Russia. He has played 71 times for the Socceroos. "I know it's a big club with an exciting young squad, and I hope to be able to add to that with my experience 4

17 July 2018 2:16 AM Mbappe's World Cup winnings going to charity: report

According to Sports Illustrated, 19-year-old soccer phenom Kylian Mbappe earned about $US22,500 for each of France's seven World Cup matches, plus a bonus of around $US350,000 after Les Bleus won the title with a 4-2 victory over Croatia. In total, he'll take in more than $US500,000 for his highly successful month in Russia. But he apparently won't be keeping 6

13 July 2018 10:00 AM No quarter given in clash of the cobble stones, Cup and centre court

Unstuck: Chris Froome was broken by the famed cobbles of Roubaix in 2014, which is where Le Tour reaches this weekend. Unusually, the Tour de France carnival rolls into Roubaix tomorrow. A stage of almost 160 kilometres, including 22 kilometres of dangerous, rutted pave. Underlining the pivotal nature of this ninth stage of Le Tour, while Christopher 16

13 July 2018 7:59 AM Croatia's heroes unite country split by scandal as nation dares to believe

“Malo nas je al' nas ima, nije vazno srusit cemo snove svima.” (There’s a small number of us, but there is us. It’s not important, we’ll smash the dreams of others) Zagreb: In the hours leading up to Croatia’s semi-final match against England on Wednesday night, the chorus of Boris Novkovic’s iconic Croatian rock ballad echoed around Zagreb. Before the match 14

13 July 2018 2:03 AM FIFA accuse 'small group' of Socceroos fans of homophobic chant

"Assuming the reports are correct, FFA does not condone homophobia or any antisocial behaviour. It is also important to note that reports indicate this was four people who were allegedly doing something unacceptable ... there were more than six thousand Australian fans in the stadium," an FFA spokesman said. FFA were on Friday making every effort to speak 15

8 July 2018 10:56 PM England main beneficiaries of set-piece goal glut

Overall, 42 percent of goals in the World Cup have come from set plays or penalties, beating the previous record of 36 percent from the 1998 World Cup and smashing the portion of goals from these situations in 2014 (27 percent), 2010 (24 percent), 2002 (29 percent) and 1994 (33 percent). This trend has powered the rise of teams that traditionally do not do well in World 15

8 July 2018 10:12 PM 'Federer is Picasso but I am an artist,' claims Mannarino

This will be the sixth time that Mannarino, a left-hander, has faced Federer. He has lost the previous five but impressed in their most -recent meeting, in Basel last year, when he won the opening set. "It is stupid to think you are beaten before you go out on court, if you think there is no point in -going out there," Mannarino said. Mannarino's game is well suited 12

3 July 2018 8:36 AM Canberra soccer players to cop registration fee hike from FFA

Australia failed to get out of their group at the tournament in Russia and collected just one point from three games. Belconnen United president Tony Barr was not aware of the fees increase and slammed the FFA for splurging on the national team and then asking the grassroots to pick up the bill. "Spending $300,000 per player is just ridiculous, maybe 15

27 June 2018 4:37 AM Daniel Arzani postpones return, heading to London to hold meetings over future

Sochi: Daniel Arzani will begin engineering his potential move to Europe immediately with the Socceroos' rising star set to hold meetings over his future this week. The highly-rated 19-year-old will not return home to Australia following the Socceroo's elimination from the 2018 World Cup in Russia on Tuesday night (Wednesday morning AEST), instead travelling 11

25 June 2018 7:03 AM Canberra Times sport podcast: Can the Raiders and Brumbies stay alive?

Elliott Whitehead and Joe Tapine will go from the home of the Denver Broncos to that of the Brisbane Broncos on opposite sides of the globe, and "there's no way in the world" they'll be sitting on the sidelines when the going gets tough. The Canberra Raiders duo will go from Denver to Brisbane in a bid to keep the Green Machine's season alive in a crucial 16