Competitions

Australian Opals centre Liz Cambage out indefinitely with a ruptured Achilles tendon

Roy Ward Australian Opals centre Liz Cambage is out of the world championships and WNBL season.

Test debut looms for Mitch Marsh after Shane Watson injury

The Marsh brothers: Mitch (left) and sibling Shaun.

Jesse Hogan The burgeoning Mitch Marsh story is poised to get a significant new chapter, a Test debut, after Shane Watson was ruled out of next month's series against Pakistan.

Carlos Tevez strikes again as Juve beat toothless Milan

Juventus striker Carlos Tevez struck to give the Serie A champions a 1-0 win over AC Milan on Saturday, handing coach Massimiliano Allegri a winning return to San Siro where he was shown the door...

Liverpool dealt 3-1 shock by West Ham United

Wall of defence: Mario Balotelli smashes a shot into West Ham players during Liverpool's 3-1 defeat at Upton Park.

Julian Guyer Liverpool suffered a surprise 3-1 loss away to West Ham on Saturday as fresh questions were raised about whether they have the defence required to win the Premier League.

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Lewis Hamilton takes Singapore pole in thriller

Nico Rosberg.

Daniel Johnson No wonder Nico Rosberg exclaimed "damn it!" over the radio. Fierce rival Lewis Hamilton had just pipped him to pole position by the tiniest of margins - seven thousands of a second to be precise - in...

Ronaldo nets treble as Real hit eight past sorry Deportivo

Ronaldo celebrates a goal against Deportivo Coruna.

Cristiano Ronaldo netted his 27th career hat-trick and Gareth Bale struck twice as Real Madrid bounced back in style from consecutive defeats with a thumping 8-2 La Liga win at Deportivo La Coruna on...

UEFA will not recognise Crimean clubs in Russian competitions

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UEFA will not recognise any matches played by Crimean clubs under the auspices of the Russian Football Union (RFS), European soccer's ruling body said on Friday.

Mortiz Stoppelkamp scores 80-metre goal in Bundesliga

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Paderborn midfielder Moritz Stoppelkamp scored a "once in a lifetime" 80-metre goal on Saturday which helped his team stay top in Germany.

Arsenal scores three goals in four minutes to stun Villa

Arsenal's Mesut Ozil.

Julian Guyer Arsenal stopped Aston Villa going top of the Premier League courtesy of a 3-0 win on Saturday with the much-criticised Mesut Ozil on target.

Lewis Hamilton takes pole in Singapore, Daniel Ricciardo third

Daniel Ricciardo, Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg after the qualifying session for Sunday's grand prix..

Daniel Ricciardo qualified third fastest for the Singapore Grand Prix on Saturday as Formula One leaders Mercedes completed another sweep of the front row.

Former NBA star Rex Chapman accused of stealing more than $14,000 in Apple products

Daniel Wallis Police arrested former Phoenix Suns basketball player Rex Chapman on Friday for allegedly shoplifting more than $14,000 worth of products over several months from an Apple store in Scottsdale,...

Ricciardo can shine under Singapore's bright lights

Singapore sling: Daniel Ricciardo in his formula one car.

Mark Fogarty, Singapore The only things that shine brighter than Daniel Ricciardo's beaming smile at the Marina Bay street circuit in Singapore are the track's dazzling floodlights.

Yaya Toure struggling with death of brother, says Manuel Pellegrini

Desire questioned: Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure.

Mark Ogden Manuel Pellegrini has defended Yaya Toure’s commitment to Manchester City and called for ‘‘support’’ from the club’s fans after claiming the midfielder is still...

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ARU chief Bill Pulver floats plan for retired rugby star Pat McCabe to become a referee

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David Polkinghorne Will retired Wallaby Pat McCabe step into a new career as a rugby union referee?

Hat trick helps kids get sloppy

Lucy Cormack Brett Lee has claimed his share of hat-tricks but it his floppy hat trick that has never let him down.

Soccer

Canberra United coach confident of improved W-League performance in Adelaide

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David Polkinghorne Canberra United coach Liesbeth Migchelsen is confident they will avoid a repeat of last season's shock 2-0 defeat to Adelaide United.

Soccer

Cooma bows out in NPL quarter-final to Bonnyrigg White Eagles

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David Polkinghorne Cooma technical director Hugo Jimenez thinks all Capital Football premier league clubs need to improve to become competitive in the National Premier League finals after it was they were flogged 6-1...

Grooming F1 drivers has pitfalls

Brad Spurgeon The concept of a formula one team taking a young driver from go-karting or the lower levels of car racing and nurturing his career, paying his racing costs and grooming him to reach the pinnacle of...

Phoenix Suns' Slovenian guard Goran Dragic should be the one to get max contract

Bob Young It's about time for the Suns to get moving, put their priorities in order, take the advice of LeBron James and "break bread."

Gyros and glory for soccer club run by women

Canteen boss Angela Argyropoulos.

Liam Mannix “I don’t want to sound sexist here, but you know what it’s like when women run things well,” Mary Orfanidis says wryly.