Chris Barrett 10:52 AM Australia's World Cup dream is alive and well, and with it a mouthwatering trans-Tasman final is in store on Sunday.
Duncan Johnstone 10:26 AM There might be time for one final chapter to Brad Thorn's remarkable playing career with speculation he could link with the Queensland Reds for next year's Super Rugby campaign.
Roy Ward 9:13 PM Melbourne Rebels back-rower Lopeti Timani joins Dom Shipperley on the sidelines as they face the Hurricanes in Wellington.
9:48 AM MS Dhoni defends his future as Indian fans took to the streets to protest his side's semi-final exit from cricket's World Cup.
9:35 AM It was the question from left field that left the Australian cricket captain momentarily stumped.
10:20 AM Richmond defender David Astbury will probably miss next Thursday's AFL season opener against Carlton after he was stung by a stingray.
Caroline Wilson 7:29 PM The AFL looks set to stay true to its vow to dedicate the 2015 season to the game's supporters where the controversial Etihad Stadium roof is concerned.
Andy Scott 10:02 AM A fine finish from captain Neymar helped secure a come-from-behind 3-1 win for Brazil over France in a friendly in Paris on Thursday as they maintained their perfect record since the return as coach of Dunga.
Michael Lynch 9:58 PM Faction, a three-year-old filly owned by the giant Coolmore bloodstock operation, ensured on Thursday afternoon she became the answer to a trivia question when she scored in the first race of the day at Victoria's provincial race meeting.
Round six Super Rugby match between the Waratahs and the Brumbies at Allianz Stadium
Greater Western Sydney Giants take on Sydney Swans at Manuka Oval
The Raiders take on the St. George Illawarra Dragons at GIO Stadium in Canberra in round two of the NRL.
The final of ACT first grade cricket final between Wests/UC and Weston Creek/Molonglo at Kippax Oval.
New Zealand steamroll the West Indies at Wellington to book a berth in the World Cup semi-finals.