Lee Gaskin 12:51 PM Raiders chief executive Don Furner is adamant Gold Coast Titans recruit Aidan Sezer will honour his contract with Canberra despite Daly Cherry-Evans electing to stay at Manly.
Gordon Rayner and Claire Newell 9:08 AM Russia and Qatar's hosting rights for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments were thrown into doubt after Sepp Blatter was finally forced to relinquish his iron grip on the sport.
12:00 PM North Queensland have confirmed they have re-signed coach Paul Green for another three NRL seasons.
11:36 AM St George Illawarra captain Ben Creagh will spend another year at the club he joined as a local junior after re-signing with the Dragons until the end of 2016.
12:52 PM Australia have started the Under-20s rugby world championship with a hard-fought victory over Samoa that included skipper Andrew Kellaway setting a try-scoring record.
12:44 AM Scotland head coach Vern Cotter has defended his decision to select South Africa-born pair Josh Strauss and WP Nel in his 46-man squad for a World Cup training camp.
2:13 PM England captain Alastair Cook insists his side can regain the Ashes but says it must improve quickly after being held to a 1-1 Test series draw by New Zealand.
Julian Guyer 8:55 AM New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has praised his side's resilience after they bounced back from a heavy defeat to square their Test series with England.
2:20 PM Questions and answers about where FIFA stands after the resignation of president Sepp Blatter.
1:15 PM Qatar has hit back against a "completely untrue" claim in a Washington Post story which estimated that 4000 workers are likely to die on World Cup 2022 building sites.
Patrick Bartley 2:11 PM Potential Melbourne Cup and spring hopefuls stabled out of Victoria for the first time will come under a national out of competition testing regime.
Defending champion was the only major casualty of the fourth-round stage at the French Open.
Arsenal romped to a 4-0 win over Aston Villa to lift the FA Cup.
Brisbane provisionally move to the top of the ladder after 24-12 win.