Kyrgios cops code violation warning

Linda Pearce 7:58 PM   Nick Kyrgios has continued his flirtation with the suspended six-month ban issued by the ATP, having received his second code violation warning in a week.

Top stories

'I was harshly done by': Carney to sue Sharks

Todd Carney feels he was harshly done by when he was sacked by the club last year.

7:43 AM   Todd Carney is suing Cronulla for close to $3 million in what he calls a bid to protect fellow players.

Injured Pocock cleared of kneeing charge

David Pocock escapes suspension for kneeing incident against Wales.

Chris Dutton 6:30 AM   Relieved Wallabies coach Michael Cheika will give David Pocock as much time as he needs to recover from a calf injury after the star flanker avoided a lengthy suspension.

United's experience gives championship edge

Canberra United goalkeeper Lydia Williams speaking at the W-League season launch in Sydney on Monday.

Lee Gaskin   Canberra United's experienced core group of players sets them apart from the rest of the competition and gives them a fighting chance to create history as the first W-League champions to go back to back.

Cheika's bag of tricks has Wallabies firing

Proper job: Sekope Kepu of Australia celebrates victory at Twickenham.

Chris Dutton   Ten-man scrum tricks and family trees have instilled a steely resolve and camaraderie the Wallabies hope can lift them to World Cup glory.

No sweets as Kepu chases World Cup

Scott Sio and Sekope Kepu of Australia during a Wallabies recovery session.

Chris Dutton   Sekope Kepu says it's the little sacrifices each player has made for the World Cup campaign that has the Wallabies "singing from the same song sheet".

Wallabies driven by Scotland defeats

Former Wallabies attack coach Scott Johnson once turned up to a press conference in camouflage.

Chris Dutton   The Wallabies expect former attack coach Scott Johnson to be "rubbing his crystal ball" to lift Scotland to a World Cup quarter-final triumph.

'Best Canberra horse since Takeover Target'

Fell Swoop in action.

Jon Tuxworth   Jay Ford believes Fell Swoop has the ability to be the best Canberra racehorse since Takeover Target.

Himmelberg shines at AFL combine

Canberra's Harrison Himmelberg.

Jon Tuxworth 8:00 PM   AFL national talent manager Kevin Sheehan says Canberra's Harrison Himmelberg can realise his AFL dream.

Capitals recruit embraces short-term contract

Canberra Capitals forward Rosie Fadljevic has joined the WNBL club on a short-term contract.

Lee Gaskin   Canberra Capitals recruit Rosie Fadljevic needed a break after year-long basketball for the past few seasons.

Two Raiders picked in England squad

Canberra Raiders hooker Josh Hodgson has been named in England's squad for Test matches against France and New Zealand.

Lee Gaskin   Josh Hodgson has been selected in the England squad for Tests against France and New Zealand.

League HQ

Burgess' family not expecting him to return to NRL any time soon

Staying put: Sam Burgess' brother Tom expects him to remain in rugby union despite heavy criticism following England's poor Rugby World Cup.

Brad Walter 5:38 PM   Sam Burgess is unaffected by criticism from the English media, according to his brother Tom.

Burgess tipped for NRL return

League beckons: Sam Burgess has been tipped to return from rugby union to the NRL.

3:47 PM   It's only a matter of time before Sam Burgess is back in the NRL says England league coach.


Rugby Heaven

The gesture that reflects what Wallabies captain is about

Top bloke: Wallabies captain Stephen Moore will play his 100th Test in the World Cup quarter-final against Scotland.

Rupert Guinness 6:36 PM   Wallabies captain Stephen Moore made a special presentation to a member of the Wallabies staff.

O'Connor released by Reds over 'personal issues'

Released: James O'Connor is expected to return to Europe to be out of the spotlight.

Rupert Guinness 5:23 PM   The troubled career of James O'Connor has taken another turn with the former Wallabies back being released by the Queensland Reds.



Smith ready to bat at No.4 for top-heavy Aussie top order

In charge: New Test captain Steve Smith says the cancelled Bangladesh tour won't compromise Australia's summer.

Daniel Lane 6:00 PM   Steve Smith said the influx of top-order batsmen for the opening Test against New Zealand could result in him batting at No.4, but he has made it clear he won't bat any lower than that during his first series as skipper.

Lehmann attacks Vics in Siddle, Pattinson selection row

A cricket ball

Jon Pierik 5:45 PM   As the national selectors debate their best attack, Australian coach Darren Lehmann has taken aim at Victoria's decision to overlook Peter Siddle through the one-day domestic series and their call for James Pattinson to not be considered for a Test recall.


AFL trade day wrap: Saints weigh Carlisle deal

In the spotlight: Jake Carlisle is a target for St Kilda.

Michael Gleeson 8:11 PM   St Kilda are exploring ways of turning pick five into two first-round draft picks to try to deliver a pick to Essendon for Jake Carlisle. 

West Coast fuming at Selwood compensation

The Eagles have been given a second-round compensation pick (No.37), after deciding not to offer Geelong's offer to the free agent.

Emma Quayle, Michael Gleeson 8:01 PM   West Coast is furious at the compensation it has received for releasing Scott Selwood to Geelong as a restricted free agent.



Boycott now behind them, Matildas add new faces for China trip

Fresh face: Tara Andrews is the only uncapped player named in the Matildas squad for friendly matches against China and England later this month.

Sebastian Hassett 5:54 PM   Having pulled out of last month's tour of the USA due to a dispute over the almost-resolved Collective Bargaining Agreement, the Matildas will return to action for a crucial pair of friendly matches in China later this month.

Victim of his own versatility, Grant ponders the axe

Pragmatic: Defender Rhyan Grant says he'll do what is best for the team.

Sebastian Hassett 5:39 PM   He might have starred in round one but Sydney FC's Rhyan Gran could be squeezed out of the starting side for Saturday's trip to face the Newcastle Jets.


ACT Sport

Canberra's title hopes take boost from Matildas omissions

Canberra United striker Ashleigh Sykes has been left out of the Matildas squad for the upcoming tour of China.

Lee Gaskin 4:42 PM   Canberra United's W-League title hopes have taken an unexpected boost with the shock omission of Ashleigh Sykes and Ellie Brush from the Matildas' tour to China.

Lanning class too much for Meteors in WNCL loss to Victoria.

Top class: Victoria's Meg Lanning scored a ton against the Meteors.

Jon Tuxworth   A century from Southern Stars skipper Meg Lanning consigned ACT Meteors to a six-wicket loss to Victoria.


Horse Racing

Caulfield Cup: Mongolian Khan draws a middle gate

Looking ahead ... Mongolian Khan poses with the Melbourne Cup.

5:28 PM   Caulfield Cup favourite Mongolian Khan has drawn a middle gate for the $3.5 million race.

The sparkle in Volkstok'n'barrell's coat is matched by his final gallop

Ready to fire: Connections are warming to the chances of outsider Volkstok'n'barrell in Saturday's Caulfield Cup.

Chris Roots 4:56 PM   Volkstok'n'barrell was only a length from Caulfield Cup favourite Mongolian Khan in two Derbys and it could be argued that his time could come on Saturday after what has been a  disappointing spring.


Hayne takes his chance against Jets

Jarryd Hayne nearly scored his first NFL touchdown on Monday.

Dangerfield finally signs with Geelong

The deals to watch out for in the AFL trade period.

Ireland beats France but suffers injuries

Ireland avoid a quarter-final clash with New Zealand.

Lowndes wins sixth Bathurst 1000 crown

Holden veteran wins his sixth Bathurst 1000 title at Mt Panorama.

Foley wins shootout as Wallabies beat Wales

Bernard Foley's kicking the difference as Wallabies top Pool A.

Newcastle Jets upset Phoenix in Wellington

Newcastle kicked off its A-League campaign with a surprise 2-1 win.

Tejada breaks leg in Mets' loss to Dodgers

A controversial Chase Utley slide has ended the Mets star's season.

Canberra Capitals vs Dandenong Rangers

A second-half fadeout saw the Caps blow a huge lead.

Tuggeranong clashes with Queanbeyan

Highlights from the sides' Gallop Cup 50-over clash on Saturday.

Canberra Vikings v Brisbane City

The visitors took the spoils to stay as the only undefeated NRC team.