Joe Barton Having buried her Wimbledon first-round demons, a mentally refreshed Sam Stosur says she's ready to go deep at her least profitable grand slam.
Only three Australians have made the Orica-GreenEDGE team for the Tour de France, but the nine-rider line-up is "the most well-rounded and balanced" it has selected for a grand tour, says head team sports director Matt White.
The Australian all-rounder is grateful to have been permitted a steady-as-she-goes approach to bowling early in the Ashes tour and will resume that part of his game in Wednesday's tour match against Essex.
Sia Soliola is making big hits a habit since pulling on the lime green jersey and he's backed fellow Canberra Raiders second-rower Josh Papalii to use his aggression to establish himself in the Queensland forward pack.
New Waratahs head coach Daryl Gibson casts his eye over a hard-fought but ultimately disappointing season, and weighs in on what Super Rugby form means for Test rugby.
James MacSmith 9:48 PM South Sydney centre Kirisome Auva'a has been cleared by the NRL to return to rugby league this weekend, in the wake of his ban over a domestic violence issue.Auva'a has been named in the Rabbitohs' NSW Cup feeder side North Sydney to play Mount Pritchard at North Sydney Oval on Saturday.
Adrian Proszenko 9:08 PM Trent Hodkinson is likely to head into Origin III with his club future decided, the NSW halfback all but resigned to be leaving Canterbury at the end of the season.
Nick Hoult 9:55 AM In one soundbite, Brad Haddin has blown away any hope that the Ashes series will be played in the same congenial spirit as England's early summer contests with New Zealand.
6:52 AM When does the first Test start?
Sam Borden 10:39 AM Last Tuesday, about 24 hours before he jammed his fingers into another man's nose, dropped his elbow across another man's neck and put another man's feet where one's ears are supposed to be, Rodrigue Nana considered, just for a moment, the basic notion of fear.
Sebastian Hassett 6:27 PM As of Wednesday morning, the collective bargaining agreement between Australia’s professional footballers and the game’s governing body has expired – and shows no signs of being renewed any time soon.
While the gaze of the tennis world is firmly fixed on Wimbledon and Canberra's great hop Nick Kyrgios, little-known Alexandra Nancarrow has made a clean sweep of a clay tournament in Serbia.
Adam Pengilly 5:14 PM Chad Schofield's globetrotting ways will take him back to where it all began on Saturday, riding in his native South Africa's biggest race.
Darren Lehmann has a number of selection headaches on his hands.
Carlton spoil Gold Coast's 100th match with a 34-point win.
Australia's World Cup has ended in the dying stages against Japan.
Belconnen United FC strike late in 2-1 win over Canberra Olympic.