Matt Apuzzo, Michael S. Schmidt, William K. Rashbaum, Sam Borden 4:43 PM Swiss authorities conducted an extraordinary early-morning operation in Zurich on Wednesday to arrest several top soccer officials and extradite them to the United States on federal corruption charges.
10:00 PM Samantha Stosur has stormed into the third round of the French Open with a crushing straight-sets win over local qualifier Amandine Hesse.
Phil Lutton 9:47 PM For a while, it looked like he would be Bound for the RSL Cicruit. Now Shannon Noll looks bound for glory once again, channelling Angry Anderson to cap off State of Origin's pre-game entertainment at ANZ Stadium.
Roy Ward 5:33 PM Melbourne Rebels told to play more of a South African style ahead of their clash with the Sharks in Durban on Saturday morning.
Jesse Hogan 6:34 PM Channel Ten has no fears the sudden availability of the NSW and Sydney Sixers coaching jobs will tempt Ricky Ponting, who has just won the IPL at his first attempt, to abandon his Big Bash League punditry for a deeper move into coaching.
4:21 PM Greater Western Sydney defender Heath Shaw has hailed Mick Malthouse as his biggest AFL influence and said he was sad to see the under-fire coach sacked by Carlton.
5:21 PM Sydney star Ben McGlynn expects to confront a fired-up Carlton on Friday night after one of the most turbulent weeks in the Blues' proud AFL history.
Michael Lynch 10:12 PM FIFA insists the 2018 and 2022 World Cups will still go ahead in Russia and Qatar despite a dramatic early morning swoop by Swiss authorities to arrest several top soccer officials and extradite them to the US on federal corruption charges.
Lee Gaskin Tennis ACT wants to use its first professional tournament in nine years as a springboard to showing it has the facility capable of hosting Davis Cup and Fed Cup ties.
Adam Pengilly 6:22 PM Hugh Bowman received a major scare at Canterbury on Wednesday before partnering Queensland Oaks favourite Winx later in the week.
Chris Roots 2:56 PM Robert Smerdon would like to think of it as just another race, but getting fitted for a top hat and tails was a giveaway that Oakleigh Plate winner Shamal Wind's next start is something special.
The Brumbies run in four tries to secure a bonus point victory in Johannesburg.
The ACT Brumbies take on the Emirates Lions at Emirates Airline Park in South Africa.
Scenes from the National Capital Rally in the ACT as part of the National Rally Championship.
The Cronulla Sharks come from behind to defeat the Titans 23-22.