Latest Australia sports news: Oscar Piastri, Commonwealth Games, Josh Kennedy, CODE Sports

A spillover at the Commonwealth Games and unrest involving Australian F1 driver Oscar Piastri dominate the morning headlines in sport.

Here’s the best of the sport on CODE Sports today – featuring a spillover at the Commonwealth Games, with Mollie O’Callaghan leading a clean Australian sweep in the women’s 100m freestyle.

ADAM PEACOCK talks to former Socceroos World Cup star Daniel Arzani about his lost years in Europe and his hopes of rebuilding in the A-League, Will Schofield pays tribute to West Coast Eagles great Josh Kennedy after the announcement from retirement, Sharelle McMahon steps in on Gretel Bueta, Brendan Bradford addresses a Newtown Jets superfan, rising Aussie Oscar Piastri rocks F1 as he challenges his team – and much more.

SINCE THE NIGHT: Mollie O’Callaghan beat Emma McKeon to win Commonwealth Games gold in the women’s 100m freestyle, leading an Australian trifecta. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

World championship bronze medalist Nina Kennedy won gold in the women’s pole vault at the Birmingham Games. READ HERE

AFL: Former teammate WILL SCHOFIELD explains why retired West Coast Eagles great Josh Kennedy is one of the best coaches, players and guys he’s ever known. Their first meeting, after the Chris Judd trade, was unforgettable.

“A knock on the door and big steps down the hall. JK had arrived.

READ THE FULL STORY HERE

SOCCER: Daniel Arzani excelled at the 2018 World Cup. Then came a brutal European spell that he has yet to make peace with. He talks to ADAM PEACOCK.

“It’s quite taboo, you know. It’s almost your biggest insecurity.

READ THE FULL STORY HERE

NETBALL: Gretel Bueta is leading a strong Diamonds team to an unexpected Commonwealth Games gold medal match, Australian netball star Sharelle McMahon has told LINDA PEARCE.

“She is a supreme athlete. I couldn’t even compare myself to Gretel in any way. She is incredible.”

READ THE FULL STORY HERE

NETBALL: Defensive grit, precision and an attacking X-factor were enough to guide the Diamonds to victory over Wales, and now the real test looms. Bulletin of NAT MEDHURST.

“A down player, and with plenty of minutes on players’ legs, the Australian midfielder has performed well during the changes.”

READ THE FULL STORY HERE

RUGBY LEAGUE: John Trad’s mother wouldn’t let him play rugby as a child. Somehow, he turned his love for the Newtown Jets into something bigger, writes BRENDAN BRADFORD.

“Trad takes a spin every time the Jets score. He has a practice session today, with Newtown running in seven tries in a 42-18 win over Souths.

READ THE FULL STORY HERE

F1: Oscar Piastri has released an incredible statement denying his current F1 team’s announcement that the Aussie will drive for them in 2023.

“It remains to be seen where Piastri will drive next year, but if the McLaren rumors turn out to be true, Daniel Ricciardo will need a contract.”

READ THE FULL STORY HERE

COMING LATERCODE Sports: Christian Welch weighs in on the chaotic NRL trade deadline, revealing why it’s actually a win-win in most cases, while Nat Medhurst delivers a powerful column on the media collapse of the Kyle Chalmers’ love triangle.