FIFA corruption scandal: 2022 World Cup could go to Australia, says FA chairman Greg Dyke

Football Association chairman says if Qatar is stripped of the 2022 World Cup, he expects it will be hosted in either Australia or the United States.

Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah settles in ahead of the Belmont Stakes

Shot at history: Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner American Pharoah is led around the stable by trainer Bob Baffert after arriving at Belmont Park.

Melissa Hoppert The more the rain pelted the grounds outside the refurbished Barn 1 at Belmont Park on Tuesday, the more the crowd grew.

Brisbane Roar beat Spanish club Villarreal 3-0 as youngster Devante Clut scores twice

Impressive: Devante Clut scored twice as Brisbane Roar beat Villarreal 3-0.

Vince Rugari Brisbane Roar wunderkind Devante Clut scored twice as the A-League club scored a 3-0 upset win over Spanish outfit Villarreal in Wednesday night's LFP World Challenge clash.

Belconnen United into FFA Cup qualifying final after knocking out Tuggeranong

Goran Mukevski got on the score sheet for Belconnen United.

Lee Gaskin  Belconnen United is the first team through to the Capital Football final of FFA Cup qualifying.

Federal funding needed for Canberra to be part of any World Cup: Andrew Barr

David Polkinghorne Chief Minister Andrew Barr says federal government funding would be needed for the ACT to be involved in any Australian World Cup bid.

Live: Brisbane Roar v Villarreal

Can the Roar give their fans something to smile about tonight?

Beth newman Can the Brisbane Roar end their Frans Thijssen era on a high?

Australia expect England to play with more freedom under Trevor Bayliss

Nathan Lyon.

Chris Barrett The Australians are still digesting the appointment of Trevor Bayliss as England coach.

Cricket Australia to roll out new concussion policy across country this summer

Safety first: Australian opener Chris Rogers gets the word from team doctor Peter Brukner that he won't be playing in the first Test.

Chris Barrett Cricket Australia will this summer introduce an updated policy on concussion across all matches sanctioned by the governing body that will replicate the action taken in the Caribbean when Chris...

Sepp Blatter's gone - now it's time to split Asia into two conferences

Michael Cockerill

Michael Cockerill Real change in FIFA would result in the Asian Football Confederation being split in two.

Australia's part in the downfall of Sepp Blatter

Peter FitzSimons dinkus

Peter FitzSimons The greatest book title in the history of the world, seeing as you ask, is American writer Lewis Grizzard's Elvis is Dead And I Don't Feel So Good Myself, while, locally, I was always fond of Spike...

FFA's Frank Lowy hopes Sepp Blatter's FIFA resignation triggers "dawn of a new era"

FFA president Frank Lowy speaks after the FIFA vote saw Sepp Blatter remain as president of the organisation.

Sebastian Hassett The resignation of Sepp Blatter as FIFA president was met with euphoria across Australia - none more so than by FFA chairman Frank Lowy, who hailed the news as a "watershed" moment.

Sepp Blatter's resignation should open the door for FIFA reform, writes Frank Lowy

'We made mistakes': FFA chairman Frank Lowy.

Frank Lowy The FFA chairman admits Australia were naive in their bid for the 2022 World Cup, but writes they did play by the rules.

The career of FIFA's controversial boss

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Look back at the controversial career of outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter.

We could host World Cup, says successful Asia Cup organiser

The 2014 World Cup in Brazil was contested over a month by 32 countries in 12 cities.

Greg Baum The new broom sweeping through FIFA is bound to re-enliven speculation about whether Australia might yet get to host the 2022 World Cup.

Cherry-Evans at Manly for life

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Daly Cherry-Evans backflips on his contract with the Gold Coast Titans, signing a deal with Manly that will see him play out his career at the Sea Eagles.

ACT Cricket and AFL Canberra to relocate to new Phillip Oval facility

Zac Lawrence An upgrade to Phillip Oval can further boost the region's cricket levels, Cricket ACT boss Cameron French says.

Federer out of French Open

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Stan Wawrinka knocks Swiss compatriot Roger Federer out of the French Open in straight sets.

Suns duo break booze pact as Charlie Dixon confesses to regular match-eve drinking

Charlie Dixon's use of alcohol generally is now a concern for the club.

Samantha Lane Since Jack Martin and Charlie Dixon's breach of a Gold Coast Suns' pact to a period of sobriety, concerns have emerged over a separate confession from the club's top goalkicker to a match-eve...

FFA welcomes Blatter resignation

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FIFA president Sepp Blatter says he'll resign for the good of the game, as investigations widen into alleged corruption within the world game's governing body.

Footy Fix: AFL round 10 tips

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Rohan Connolly previews the long weekend's AFL action, as the resurgent Tigers head west to take on the undefeated Dockers.