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.
Phil Lutton 5:30 PM Josh Papalii knows Mal Meninga wants him to dish out the pain.
Liam Mannix 4:25 PM Australian cricketer Glenn Maxwell has taken a ripping one-handed boundary-line catch in a match in England – while holding an icecream with his other hand.
3:35 PM Collingwood won't take a backward step when they face off against Hawthorn in Friday night's blockbuster at the MCG, Magpies coach Nathan Buckley says.
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.
Adam Pengilly 3:33 PM Stewards were forced to deal with a bizarre false start at Warwick Farm on Wednesday after concerns all gates didn't open at the same time.
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.