6:46 AM Thanasi Kokkinakis has overcome injury, a two-set deficit and three match points to oust seeded Australian countryman Bernard Tomic in an epic second-round French Open clash in Paris.
Jarryd Hayne 11:17 PM Queensland didn't win that game as much as NSW lost it - they are the losses that cut the deepest.
Emma Quayle, Daniel Cherny 5:26 PM The AFL has completed its investigation into Adelaide's recruitment of free agent Eddie Betts, clearing the Crows of any wrongdoing.
Daniel Lane 2:22 PM Souths winger Aaron Gray has promised he won't wake his roommate during the trip to the Gold Coast by following his junior match-day ritual of waking up his family with push-ups at 5am.
Phil Lutton 1:02 PM The idea that NSW gifted Queensland an Origin victory will go down like a frosty XXXX for master motivator Mal Meninga.
11:38 AM The NSW Waratahs may be running on to Ellis Park, Johannesburg without forwards Will Skelton and Tolu Latu on Saturday evening (Sunday morning AEST), but that has not stopped rival coach Johan Ackermann from describing the contest as "Lions versus the Wallabies".
9:51 AM Ireland prop Jack McGrath may face a suspension that could ruin his World Cup hopes after kneeing Konstantin Mikautadze in the back during Ireland's 22-21 defeat against the Barbarians on Thursday.
9:16 AM Luke Ronchi is in line to make his test debut against England at Headingley on Friday with regular wicketkeeper BJ Watling causing concerns that his knee injury will not stand up to playing in the match.
2:28 PM Arsene Wenger would love to silence his critics by making history when holders Arsenal take on Aston Villa in the FA Cup final on Saturday.
Nick Miller 2:25 PM With buckets of champagne on ice, much cheery flag-waving, a well-catered dinner and a floorshow featuring lederhosen, yodelling and the heavy stench of corruption, FIFA's scandal-riven Congress began.
Patrick Bartley 2:19 PM Arguably two of Australia's most powerful horse trainers Gai Waterhouse and Chris Waller flew into Melbourne on Thursday night to put the finishing touches on there Royal Ascot hopefuls the following morning.
Why did the Football Federation of Australia hand over $500,000 to a corrupt FIFA executive?
A Cooper Cronk field goal secured Queensland an 11-10 victory in the opening State of Origin match.
The Brumbies run in four tries to secure a bonus point victory in Johannesburg.
The ACT Brumbies take on the Emirates Lions at Emirates Airline Park in South Africa.
Scenes from the National Capital Rally in the ACT as part of the National Rally Championship.
The Cronulla Sharks come from behind to defeat the Titans 23-22.