Lewis Hamilton – a cheat, just like Schumacher

Mercedes have decided not to take action against Lewis Hamilton after the controversial end to the Formula One season. Hamilton ignored team orders during the season-closing Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as he looked to snatch the title from his team-mate Nico Rosberg. Toto Wolff, Mercedes’ head of motorsport , has confirmed there will be no punishment for Hamilton as he … [Read the full story]

Is it now or never for Mark Webber?

This year could well define Mark Webber’s Formula One legacy. In many ways it is a ‘now or never’ season for the Australian, who will be 37 in August and the oldest driver on the grid. Red Bull has won the past three drivers’ championships – but in the hands of the young star Sebastian … [Read the full story]

Casey Stoner to retire from MotoGP

“This isn’t a two standard series. This is a MotoGP championship. This is a prototype championship” – Casey Stoner. After reading a statement announcing the shock news that he will retire from MotoGP at the end of this season, reigning double world champion Casey Stoner later gave more details as to why he wants to … [Read the full story]

Boxing is corrupt and it’s out of control

Chad Dawson took the WBC light heavyweight title from Bernard Hopkins with a controversial technical knockout, ending Hopkins’s reign as boxing’s oldest world champion. The referee stopped the fight at 2:48 of the second round and awarded Dawson the victory after Hopkins appeared to injure his right shoulder in a fall at Staples Centre. Hopkins, … [Read the full story]

Everyone’s retiring…even Shaun Tait is retiring from one day cricket

Australian paceman Shaun Tait has announced his retirement from one-day cricket. The 28-year-old South Australian will focus on the shortest version of the game – Twenty20 – after Australia were ousted from the ICC World Cup at the quarter-final stage by co-hosts India. ‘This is not a decision I have taken lightly but I believe … [Read the full story]

Darren Lockyer to retire this year

Australian captain Darren Lockyer has announced he will retire, and end his record-breaking rugby league playing career after this year and says he has no immediate aims of coaching. Lockyer said he felt the timing would be right to move on after 17 seasons in first grade, and he remains available for all representative games in … [Read the full story]

Taniela Tuiaki forced to retire

Wests Tigers winger Taniela Tuiaki has been forced to announce his retirement from the NRL due to a chronic ankle injury. The 28-year-old hasn’t played since he suffered the injury against Parramatta in round 24, 2009. The injury forced him to sit out the entire 2010 season and despite undergoing three operations since, he has … [Read the full story]