Costigan puts his scarf out for Tara and Walsh

David Polkinghorne 9:14 PM   All Nathan Costigan could think about during the minute's silence was his two-year-old son and how important it was for him to be a good father.

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Kyrgios confirms Davis Cup availability

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 03:  Nick Kyrgios of Australia celebrates victory in his Gentlemen??s Singles Third Round match against Milos Raonic of Canada during day five of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 3, 2015 in London, England.  (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Michael Chammas 6:14 AM   Bernard Tomic said that if he didn't play Davis Cup nor would Nick Kyrgios. The response was emphatic.

Phil Walsh honoured at Adelaide Oval

The scene at Adelaide Oval as the siren sounded.

Ashley Porter 9:20 PM   They called it the great March of Silence – thousands of football fans walking from Parliament House to Adelaide Oval to honour Phil Walsh.

Crows' families to fly with them to Perth

The closed gates at Adelaide Oval on Sunday after the Geelong game was cancelled following the death of Adelaide coach Phil Walsh.

Emma Quayle 8:46 PM   Adelaide's grieving players will not have to confront the emotional challenge of next week's game on their own, with the club planning for their families to accompany them on the trip to Perth.

Hird maintains he's the man for job

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Daniel Cherny and Michael Gleeson 9:15 PM   Despite conceding that the pressure upon him is mounting, a defiant James Hird still believes he is the right man to coach Essendon.

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Cut the kid some slack: Kyrgios' agent

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 03:  Nick Kyrgios of Australia celebrates victory in his Gentlemen??s Singles Third Round match against Milos Raonic of Canada during day five of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 3, 2015 in London, England.  (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Michael Chammas 4:46 PM   Nick Kyrgios' agent and stand-in coach, John Morris, has called for the Australian public to cut the 20-year-old some slack.

Tomics- Tennis Australia feud can't be fixed

Bernard Tomic will miss the Davis Cup quarter-finals.

Michael Chammas   John Newcombe has defended Pat Rafter following an attack from Bernard Tomic, admitting the relationship between Tomic's father and Tennis Australia was irreparable.

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Alex McKinnon blasts Cameron Smith 

Alex McKinnon, who spoke to <i>60 Minutes</i> on Sunday can now stand for short periods of time.

Matt Bungard 9:29 AM   Former Newcastle Knight Alex McKinnon has unleashed on Melbourne Storm skipper Cameron Smith in an interview on 60 Minutes.

If you're not in Blue, you mean nothing to us

Jarryd Hayne

Jarryd Hayne 10:06 PM   Respect isn't something that's given in Origin.

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Jackson getting tips for back-up hooking role

"I obviously won't have the same impact as Robbie but if I get called in there, I will just do my best": Josh Jackson.

Brad Walter 6:29 PM   Doubts about Robbie Farah have increased after he was unable to do a push up at training.

Titans clash 'will bring best' from DCE

Big game player: Daly Cherry-Evans.

Steve Mascord 8:33 PM   Manly coach Geoff Toovey says halfback Daly Cherry-Evans will be "spurred on" by playing against the Gold Coast team he reneged on.

Rugby Heaven

Super Rugby final shows why south is best

Paul Cully

Paul Cully 12:00 AM   Toulon? Both of the Hurricanes and Highlanders would have the European champions chasing shadows.

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Speight to return to Fiji following grandfather's death

Brumbies winger Henry Speight.

David Polkinghorne 8:13 PM   Henry Speight has been granted compassionate leave to return to Fiji following the death of his grandfather.

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Cricket

England and Australia face sledging warning

Michael Clarke and James Anderson.

Nick Hoult 9:51 AM   ​Alastair Cook and Michael Clarke will be warned to stamp out "send-offs" for dismissed batsmen during the Ashes series when they meet the match referee on Tuesday.

Faulkner faces testing times, but will learn from his mistake

James Faulkner will go through a range of remorseful emotions over the coming weeks and months.

Brendan McArdle 8:42 AM   Two months ago James Faulkner was looking to put his feet up and spend some time at home at the conclusion of the Indian Premier League after 12 months of non-stop cricket.

AFL

Crows' families to fly with them to Perth

The closed gates at Adelaide Oval on Sunday after the Geelong game was cancelled following the death of Adelaide coach Phil Walsh.

Emma Quayle 8:46 PM   Adelaide's grieving players will not have to confront the emotional challenge of next week's game on their own, with the club planning for their families to accompany them on the trip to Perth.

Greene's alleged spitting 'pretty dirty'

Brett Deledio tries to get out of the grasp of Jack Steele of the Giants during Saturday's match.

Matt Murnane 8:26 PM   Richmond star Brett Deledio has labelled Toby Greene's alleged spitting in the direction of Tigers opponent Anthony Miles as "pretty dirty".

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Soccer

Carli Lloyd goal from halfway line stuns Japan in final

The ball flew past Japan keeper Ayumi Kaihori.

10:44 AM   United States captain Carli Lloyd scored a sensational hat-trick, including a goal from the half-way line, as the United States roared to a shock 4-1 lead at half-time in the Women's World Cup.

Wanderers narrow in on star striker to fill attacking void

Danger man: Mitch Nichols' eye for goal can give the Wanderers some much-needed firepower up front.

Sebastian Hassett 2:13 AM   Having secured one of the most important pieces of their on-field puzzle with the midweek signing of Mitch Nichols, the Western Sydney Wanderers are determined to find what they believe is the final part – a goal-scoring striker.

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ACT Sport

Brave tame Mustangs to keep finals hopes alive

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Lee Gaskin 9:09 PM   Canberra Brave completed a successful weekend road trip to keep its Australian Ice Hockey League finals hopes alive.

Tuggeranong coach ejected in bizarre ending

Tuggeranong United player Dominic Szrakity is shown a red card in Sunday's 2-1 loss to the Monaro Panthers.

Lee Gaskin 9:06 PM   Tuggeranong United coach Steve Forshaw was ejected and former player Matt Menser sent off in a bizarre end to Monaro Panthers' 2-1 win at Riverside Stadium on Sunday.

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Horse Racing

Bensley hat-trick a party pooper for Kissick

Richard Bensley rides Spirit Mania to victory in the benchmark 65 handicap (1200m) at Thoroughbred Park on Sunday for his third winner of the day.

David Polkinghorne 9:03 PM   You could barely wipe the smile of Goulburn jockey Richard Bensley's face at Thoroughbred Park on Sunday.

Gauci shows he can still get the job done

Experienced hand: Darren Gauci wins on Lord Durante on Saturday.

Michael Lynch 7:02 PM   Veteran jockey Darren Gauci is one of the softly spoken, quiet men of the weighing room;

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Canberra Raiders Cup: West Belconnen v Gungahlin

The West Belconnen Warriors take on the Gungahlin Bulls on a frosty Canberra day in local first grade rugby league.

Canberra NPL: Monaro v Tuggeranong

The Monaro Panthers take on Tuggeranong United at Riverside Stadium in the Canberra National Premier League.

Thousands attend Phil Walsh tribute

Sporting events across Australia pause to pay tribute to Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh, as fans gather at the Adelaide Oval on Sunday afternoon.

Saints thrash Bombers

The Saints pull off a stunning 110-point thrashing of Essendon in Jobe Watson's 200th game.

Taufua treble ends Cronulla's hot streak

Steve Matai and Jorge Taufua form a lethal left edge combination for the Sea Eagles, while Daly Cherry-Evans bags a try just days after being dropped from Origin.

Ryan Harris reflects on career

After announcing his immediate retirement from all forms of cricket, Ryan Harris insists he has no regrets from his career.

Japan look to speed to retain World Cup

Coach Norio Sasaki believes Japan’s pace and skill will give them the upper hand over the United States in the FIFA Women's World Cup final in Vancouver.

USA learned lessons from 2011 defeat

United States coach Jill Ellis believes Japan's FIFA Women's World Cup victory in 2011 gave other nations a blueprint for future success, as the two teams prepare for the 2015 decider.

Dockers sink Brisbane with late blitz

Fremantle skipper Matthew Pavlich lifted when it mattered most to help his side overcome a plucky Brisbane outfit.

Wallabies face question marks

Selection issues around the halves and a back row quandary.