Canberra Raiders underachieve but hamstring by injury

Canberra Raiders underachieve but hamstring by injury

Canberra Raiders prop Luke Bateman says they've underachieved in missing out on the NRL finals, but admits injuries and suspensions have taken their toll. The Raiders came under fire from former St George Illawarra hooker Mark Riddell for only playing finals once in…

Manchester City star De Bruyne suffers knee injury

Manchester City star De Bruyne suffers knee injury

Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne faces a spell on the sidelines after suffering a knee injury in training, the English Premier League club has confirmed. The Belgium midfielder will undergo tests in the coming days to determine the full extent of the…

Parents of newborn baby found dead at home in Kent caged after being found guilty of causing or allowing serious injury

Parents of newborn baby found dead at home in Kent caged after being found guilty of causing or allowing serious injury

Bailey Smyth-Osborne died from pneumonia and sepsis after he suffered blunt impact injuries including a fracture to his leg and bruising to his head and genitals. A post mortem found the 19-day-old's head injuries were consistent with “more than one blunt impact” and his…

How injury unearthed the 'unreal' new Waratahs captain

How injury unearthed the 'unreal' new Waratahs captain

Johannesburg: When Michael Hooper went down injured in the June Test series, many thought the Waratahs season would go down with him. The influential No.7 was not just pivotal to the NSW game plan, he was their captain. How would the Waratahs…

Antonio Valencia limps off injured for Manchester United with apparent calf problem just seven minutes into San Jose friendly

Antonio Valencia limps off injured for Manchester United with apparent calf problem just seven minutes into San Jose friendly

The Manchester United captain suffered a suspected calf problem in a blow for manager Jose Mourinho. Matteo Darmian came on to replace Valencia early on in Sunday's friendly at Levi's Stadium. Chris Smalling took the armband for Manchester United while Alexis Sanchez…

Demons blow: Hibberd out of Geelong clash with quad injury

Demons blow: Hibberd out of Geelong clash with quad injury

Michael Hibberd Melbourne defender Michael Hibberd is out of this weekend's crunch match against Geelong after injuring his quad at training on Wednesday. The Demons said the severity of the injury to the important running backman would be assessed in the next…

Viney again sidelined with toe injury

Viney again sidelined with toe injury

Melbourne's will have to continue their quest for a first finals berth in 12 years without co-captain Jack Viney, at least for the time being. In a worrying sign for the bull-like midfielder, Viney has been sidelined by a toe injury, having…

Footballers who feign injury use the same technique as early humans

Footballers who feign injury use the same technique as early humans

Footballers who feign injury on the pitch are using the same technique employed by early humans to manipulate others before speech developed Those who could  exaggerate pain would have had a distinct survival advantage This is because they can attract people’s attention more…

Mystery injury forces Kreuzer out of game early

Mystery injury forces Kreuzer out of game early

Matthew Kreuzer (right) left the field early at Etihad Stadium. Carlton were left without ruckman Matt Kreuzer minutes into the first quarter of Friday night's game against St Kilda. The 29-year-old was hurt when he laid a tackle in the first 10…

Eddie Betts back, Geelong lose three to injury

Eddie Betts back, Geelong lose three to injury

Adelaide have regained Eddie Betts while Geelong have lost three players including veteran Harry Taylor to injury for Thursday night’s clash at Adelaide Oval. Brilliant small forward Betts hasn’t played since round 13 because of a hamstring injury, but has been named…

Prosthetic that can feel both pain could help amputees avoid injury

Prosthetic that can feel both pain could help amputees avoid injury

The prosthetic that can feel PAIN: Remarkable device wrapped in electronic skin could help amputees sense touch to avoid injury Thin layer of rubber and fabric known as e-dermis fits over a prosthetic hand  Device generates pulses of electricity that stimulate nerves…

Wimbledon 2018: Andy Murray returns to the court after 'lowest point of his career' following year out with hip injury

Wimbledon 2018: Andy Murray returns to the court after 'lowest point of his career' following year out with hip injury

The former world No1, 32, is set to return to competitive action at the Fever-Tree Championships at Queen's Club this week. Murray will take on Australian hot-head Nick Kyrgios in the first-round on Tuesday as he prepares to feature in next month's Wimbledon….

UFC star and Ralph Lauren model Luke Rockhold suffers gruesome injury as shin stitches burst after surgery

UFC star and Ralph Lauren model Luke Rockhold suffers gruesome injury as shin stitches burst after surgery

The former middleweight champion suffered the savage injury in his February UFC 221 loss to Yoel Romero but had recovered. The 33-year-old part-time model was on the comeback trail, having stepped up to light-heavy where he wanted to become a two-weight UFC…

Belgium play down Hazard injury fears

Belgium play down Hazard injury fears

Belgium manager Roberto Martinez has played down injury fears over Eden Hazard after the Chelsea player limped out of Monday's 4-1 friendly win over Costa Rica. Hazard, Belgium's captain, hobbled off in the 70th minute after taking a blow to the foot,…

McGuire dismisses Origin injury fear

McGuire dismisses Origin injury fear

Sidelined for the past month with injury, Queensland lock Josh McGuire has dismissed fears that he will be underdone in next week's State of Origin opener by boldly declaring he is "ready to go". The Brisbane forward's Origin I hopes appeared dashed…

These things happen, says owner after filly's Doomben injury

These things happen, says owner after filly's Doomben injury

Owner Stuart Ramsey will not seek compensation from the Brisbane Racing Club over the injury his two-year-old filly Mischievousmarilyn suffered on the substandard Doomben track on Saturday. The Real Saga filly broke a fetlock in the early stages of Saturday’s BRC Sires’…