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.
1:36 PM Stuart Broad and Graeme Swann might think Steve Smith will be vulnerable at first drop in the Ashes, but former England captain Michael Vaughan has given short shrift to his compatriots' sledging.
2:15 PM Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley has downplayed the absence of Lance Franklin from the Sydney team as the Power seek to kickstart their stuttering AFL campaign on Thursday.
Sebastian Hassett 2:50 PM Fresh from losing Iacopo La Rocca to Adelaide United, the Western Sydney Wanderers have moved quickly to replace the Italian by signing veteran Spanish midfielder Andreu - who spent several years coming through the ranks alongside Lionel Messi at FC Barcelona.
Tariq Panja 1:01 PM Favourites Argentina brushed aside Paraguay 6-1 to set up a Copa America final showdown with host Chile and give Lionel Messi a chance for a first title with his national team.
2:06 PM AFL draft prospect Brydan Hodgson has been awarded the round 12 NEAFL Rising Star nomination in just his second NEAFL game.
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.
Patrick Bartley and Nino Bucci 2:55 PM A trackrider has died after they fell from a horse at Caulfield racecourse on Wednesday morning.
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.