Gun Aussie prospect scores savage TKO win

World-rated cruiserweight Jai Opetaia underlined his status as one of Australia's best boxers with an impressive stoppage of former world title contender Mark Flanagan in Sydney on Saturday. Queensland veteran…

Bennett under fire as PNG thump Great Britain

Great Britain's underwhelming tour of the southern hemisphere came to a humiliating end when they were condemned to a 28-10 defeat by Papua New Guinea. The Lions raced into an…

Raiders reportedly closing in on Storm star

The Canberra Raiders are reportedly set pull off a major off-season coup by signing premiership-winning centre Curtis Scott. According to the Daily Telegraph, Scott is expected to be granted a…

AFL great’s concussion warning to McCartin

Former AFL high-flyer Shaun Smith has issued a grim warning to former No. 1 pick Paddy McCartin declaring it might be time for the young forward footballing career after repeated…

Why Test snub could end Aussie star’s career

Former Test captain Ian Chappell says Usman Khawaja faces a "real battle" to regain his spot in the Australian team, after being overlooked for the squad to face Pakistan. Khawaja…

NRL’s unexpected global expansion play

A GROUP of Chinese athletes is set to learn rugby league, training with NRL clubs as the game continues to spread its wings via Nines Football. Nines is shaping as…

Why Aussie selector has got egg on his face

The message from Trevor Hohns was clear when Cameron Bancroft was axed from the Australian team after the Lord's Test against England. "He's got to put some runs on the…

Why Aussie selector’s got egg on his face

The message from Trevor Hohns was clear when Cameron Bancroft was axed from the Australian team after the Lord's Test against England. "He's got to put some runs on the…

Shock Test recall for Bancroft

Marcus Harris and Usman Khawaja are notable omissions, while Cameron Bancroft is a surprise inclusion in Australia's squad for the upcoming Test series against Pakistan. Bancroft, Joe Burns and Travis…

Boxing icon’s ominous warning for Gallen

When Barry Hall knocked out an unsuspecting Brent Staker with a powerful left hook in an infamous AFL moment, sports fans around the country were fuming over what many described…

Former heavyweight champ unloads on Gallen

Former WBA heavyweight champion Lucas Browne has sensationally challenged Paul Gallen to a fight should he emerge victorious in Friday's code-war with Swans great Barry Hall. Hot off dismantling Former…

How a snub froze Gallen-Green Blues bond

Paul Gallen and Danny Green shared a Blues brotherhood. But with the former NSW captain set to fight Barry Hall, a bond formed with the triple world champion boxer in…

Aussie Test hopefuls embarrassed by Pakistan

Selectors are in for a tough slog after Australia A's batsmen failed to fire in their tour match against Pakistan.  After domination on day one, Pakistan returned on day two of…

Why Danny Green is laughing at Gallen

"Stop whingeing, and let's start fighting." That's AFL great Barry Hall's message to NRL counterpart Paul Gallen ahead of their bout on Friday night. Gallen has been growing more and…

Gallen’s damning SBW fight accusation

Paul Gallen has accused touted fight opponent Sonny Bill Williams of planning to dodge him yet again. Gallen has been trying to get SBW into the boxing ring for years…

Sparkling centuries crush Australia A

Babar Azam has reinforced his standing as Pakistan's talisman, scoring a commanding unbeaten century in the pink-ball tour match against Australia A in Perth. Test stalwart Asad Shafiq also reached triple figures…

Australia A crumbling as Test selection looms

Babar Azam has reinforced his standing as Pakistan's talisman with a commanding knock in the pink-ball tour match against Australia A in Perth. Pakistan were 3-196 at dinner on day…

Double swoop lands Raiders Hodgson successor

Canberra recruitment guru Peter Mulholland has done it again, snaring two of the best young players in Queensland. Regarded among the game's premier talent spotters, Mulholland has signed hooker Adrian…

Steve Smith’s bizarre innings leads NSW

At times it seemed that Steve Smith was more intent on occupying the crease than scoring runs as NSW ground down Western Australia on the opening day of their Sheffield…

Magic Wand takes out the Mackinnon Stakes

Courageous and competitive until the end, grand campaigner Hartnell has signed off from racing with a gallant third in the $2 million Group One Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington. The Godolphin…

LaMelo shines as Hawks blitz Taipans

Basketball prodigy LaMelo Ball has produced his best NBL game of the season to lead Illawarra to a 101-91 away victory over Cairns. In front of a packed crowd on…

Aussie boxer dies aged 27

Australian boxing fans are mourning the loss of Indigenous boxer Dwight Ritchie, who died during a sparring session with Michael Zerafa in Melbourne on Saturday. The 27-year-old reportedly took a…

Australia thump Pakistan to claim T20 series

Swing king Mitchell Starc has delivered a searing Optus Stadium spell to help Australia to defeat Pakistan by 10 wickets in Perth and clinch their T20 series. Chasing just 107…

Mundine’s son signs with South Sydney

The South Sydney Rabbitohs have announced the signing of exciting teenage gun and son of former Dragons star and world boxing champion, Anthony Mundine. CJ Mundine will join the club…

England post their highest T20 total

England have posted their highest Twenty20 international total with Dawid Malan and Eoin Morgan setting a host of records by laying waste to New Zealand's bowlers in Napier. In a…

How Nike destroyed America’s fastest girl

American runner Mary Cain was destined for global stardom until her youth, her health and her career were ruined by a Nike athletics program that was recently shut down in…

Concern for Latrell’s welfare amid contract saga

The Rugby League Players' Association has demonstrated a level of concern for Latrell Mitchell's mental health amid intense speculation surrounding the Indigenous star's future. Mitchell has come under fire from…

Samoa to launch shock play for SBW

Samoa coach Matt Parish will approach Sonny Bill Williams once his deal to return to rugby league with Toronto is complete to talk to him about representing the Pacific nation….

Barba to make rugby league return despite ban

Ben Barba will make his rugby league return this weekend, despite an indefinite ban blocking him from an NRL return. Barba was deregistered earlier this year after being sacked by…

Court’s blunt ultimatum to Tennis Australia

Controversial legend Margaret Court has put pressure on Tennis Australia to properly honour the 50th anniversary of her 1970 Grand Slam, as it did for male icon Rod Laver. Laver's…

Latrell’s demand to Dogs after Chooks’ u-turn

Latrell Mitchell has reportedly told the Bulldogs he wants to play fullback after the Roosters retracted their $800,000 offer to the Kangaroos centre amid a deepening contract standoff. Fox Sports…

Why Roosters have fallen out with Latrell

The Roosters are "not happy" with Latrell Mitchell for a raft of reasons and could let him walk for next season, Nine rugby league reporter Danny Weidler says. Weidler on…

Rostropovich injured in 2019 Melbourne Cup

Last place runner in the Melbourne Cup, Rostropovich, has been sent to the University of Melbourne Equine Centre with a suspected cracked pelvis. Rostropovich pulled up in the home stretch…

Punters left fuming at infamous Cup jockey

Punters have been left fuming at Italian jockey Frankie Dettori after a controversial move saw Master of Reality relegated from second to fourth in the 2019 Melbourne Cup. The infamous…

Sydney Roosters retract $800K Latrell offer

The Sydney Roosters have rescinded their $800,000 contract offer to superstar centre Latrell Mitchell in a high-profile meeting on Tuesday. Nine's veteran rugby league reporter Danny Weidler revealed coach Trent…

Ultimate Guide to the 2019 Melbourne Cup

The Melbourne Cup is known as 'the race that stops a nation' and on the first Tuesday in November millions of eyes around Australia will be keenly watching the events…

GF snub that could be final straw for Latrell

The Roosters are set to bring the ongoing contract saga surrounding superstar centre Latrell Mitchell to a head this week in a high-level meeting aimed at keeping the 22-year-old in…

Explosive claim behind Melbourne Cup deaths

The influx of foreign horses has caused a spike in Melbourne Cup deaths and subsequent public backlash against the race, trainer and commentator Richard Freedman says. 'The Race That Stops…

Barty wins richest prize in tennis history

Still taking it all in, Ashleigh Barty says she needs time to reflect on her phenomenal year after capturing the elite season-ending championship and the record $6.4 million winner’s purse…

Massive spray shocks A-League legend

Melbourne City have overcome an early scare from Wellington to snare a 3-2 victory at AAMI Park and catapult to the top of the A-League table. Despite missing Jamie Maclaren…

Springboks claim third Rugby World Cup

Wingers Makazole Mapimpi and Cheslin Kolbe scored South Africa's first tries in a World Cup final as the Springboks out-gunned England 32-12 to win the trophy for the third time…

Dogs using Mundine to help lure Latrell: report

The Bulldogs' pursuit of Roosters star Latrell Mitchell just got more serious, with a report claiming Australian boxing legend Anthony Mundine has been used to woo the NRL playmaker. Mundine…

Tigers set to pounce on Broncos star: Report

The Wests Tigers are reportedly set to make a stunning play for Brisbane Broncos superstar Anthony Milford. Less than 24-hours into the NRL free market period, The Sydney Morning Herald…

Warner unbeaten as Aussies cruise to sweep

David Warner has become the first international batsman to remain unbeaten in a three-match T20 series as Australia completed a crushing 3-0 sweep against Sri Lanka at the MCG. In…

Joey shares bold referee, Golden Point ideas

Rugby league legend Andrew Johns shared some radical new ideas for new ARLC chairman Peter V'landys to consider, surrounding the number of referees used and the Golden Point rule. Johns…

Formula One unveils radical new rules

Formula One have presented a dramatic overhaul of the sport with a new car and regulations aimed at producing closer and cheaper competition from 2021 as well as more exciting…

Legend’s massive call on Burgess return

NSW Blues coach Brad Fittler isn't convinced the game has seen the last of Sam Burgess after the South Sydney icon announced his retirement this week. Burgess' decision to hang…

Maxwell takes indefinite break from cricket

Australian batsman Glenn Maxwell will take an indefinite break from professional cricket to deal with mental health issues. Cricket Australia made the announcement on Thursday afternoon, with the 31-year-old to…

Simmons headlocks rival in insane NBA fight

Joel Embiid and Karl-Anthony Towns were both ejected after a wild NBA brawl that ended with Ben Simmons putting the Minnesota star in a headlock on the floor. Philadelphia 76ers…

A-League club’s bold bid to sign Zlatan

Football megastar Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been approached about playing for A-League club Perth Glory. The Sydney Morning Herald revealed on Thursday that the Glory had contacted Ibrahimovic's agent, Mino Raiola,…

Warner, Smith torch Sri Lanka in T20 victory

Steve Smith and David Warner put together a batting masterclass as Australia barely broke a sweat in their thumping 9-wicket victory of Sri Lanka to seal their T20 series. Needing…

South Sydney eye Burgess insurance: Report

The South Sydney Rabbitohs are preparing for a post-Sam Burgess future with NSW, Kangaroos and Dragons star forward Tyson Frizell on their radar. Fox Sports' chief NRL reporter James Hooper…

Fainu falls under no-fault stand down policy

The NRL have advised the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles that Manase Fainu will be stood down under the league's No-Fault Stand Down policy. Fainu was charged with the offences of…

How Paine’s Test job was ‘distorted’

This is what Tim Paine is up against. In 142 years of Test cricket, there have been just 31 centuries made by Australian wicketkeepers. Rod Marsh (3), Wayne Phillips (1),…

Carney style: Sharks may axe troubled star

Cronulla are weighing up whether to 'do a Todd Carney' to controversial centre Josh Dugan in coming weeks. The Sharks infamously sacked Carney when a photo of the former star…

Warner outscores dismal Sri Lanka in T20 belting

Australian opening batsman David Warner has hammered his maiden Twenty20 international century in a crushing 134-run win against Sri Lanka. Warner's whirlwind unbeaten 100 from 56 balls on Sunday at…