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

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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 

Queensland has defended its captain after criticism from Alex McKinnon.

Matt Bungard 3:26 PM   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   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 1:10 PM   Manly coach Geoff Toovey says halfback Daly Cherry-Evans will be "spurred on" by playing against the Gold Coast team he reneged on.

League HQ

Knights-bound Hodkinson ready for decider

"It has been a slow process no doubt ... but it has been good, it has been exciting": Hodkinson.

Brad Walter 6:45 PM   NSW halfback Trent Hodkinson wanted to resolve his playing future before Wednesday night's Origin decider at Suncorp Stadium to ensure he would not be distracted from the task of trying to steer the Blues to a second consecutive series win.

Smith, Snowden to return for Newcastle clash with Canberra Raiders

Jeremy Smith will return to take on the Raiders

Jon Tuxworth 6:35 PM   Newcastle will welcome back several key players for Friday night's clash against the Raiders in Canberra.


Rugby Heaven

Vice-captaincy no guarantee of seventh heaven for Hooper

Michael Hooper of the Waratahs (left) vs Brumbies flanker David Pocock.

David Polkinghorne 6:28 PM   NSW Waratahs flanker Michael Hooper might be the Wallabies vice-captain, but that doesn't mean he's guaranteed to wear the gold No.7 jersey.

Wallabies in line for $5 million bonus pool

On familiar ground: Matt Giteau in training on Monday.

Georgina Robinson 5:53 PM   It may be hard to see past Australia's so-called pool of death but the Wallabies stand to share in a prize pool worth almost $5 million if they win the Rugby World Cup at Twickenham on October 31.



WA captain Adam Voges' World-Cup heartbreak to Ashes cricket call-up

Debutant Adam Voges combined with the last four batsmen to lift Australia's first innings to 318.

6:41 PM   ​Adam Voges' World Cup dream was crushed a year ago, but Darren Lehmann gave him hope of a Test debut at the same time.

Cummins ready to swing back into action

Confident: Pat Cummins feels  positive that he has not lost speed during his time out.

Andrew Wu 6:38 PM   England should get ready for some high-speed swing from Pat Cummins as the young gun declared he was in the best shape of his short career.


Walsh family thank public in statement

Fans marched to Adelaide Oval in silence.

Cameron Houston 8:58 AM   The devastated family of Phil Walsh has released a public statement expressing their gratitude for the national outpouring of grief following the death of the respected Adelaide coach.

High-spirited Roughead visits teammates

Shaun Burgoyne (right) says Jarryd Roughead (left) is in high spirits.

Daniel Cherny 2:27 PM   Jarryd Roughead was at Waverley Park on Monday morning and in high spirits according to Hawthorn teammate Shaun Burgoyne.



Victory sign up Thomas, Makarounas

Lawrence Thomas is staying at Melbourne Victory.

Michael Lynch 5:47 PM   Lawrence Thomas and Jesse Makarounas have extended their stay at A-League champions Melbourne Victory.

Carli Lloyd hands Abby Wambach captain's armband in dying minutes

 Abby Wambach celebrates the 5-2 victory against Japan.

Megan Levy 3:03 PM   Carli Lloyd stole the show in the World Cup final, notching up a hat-trick of goals in the US' trouncing of defending champions Japan.


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.


Horse Racing

Clinic missed warnings about swab holding time

David Vandyke and Arabian Gold at his Warwick Farm Stables last year.

Adam Pengilly 6:54 PM   Randwick Equine Centre staff conceded they gave wrong veterinary advice to Segenhoe employees as David Vandyke copped a $12,000 fine from Racing NSW stewards on Monday.

Pakenham in a pickle over Stanaway sandwich, crusty days ahead

This could have well made a difference at the Pakenham Racing Club.

Michael Lynch 5:09 PM   Racing Victoria stewards will probe the now world-famous sandwich spat between Pakenham Racing club chief Michael Hodge and Torquay-based trainer Bryce Stanaway.


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.