English Football Association ends sponsorship deals with betting companies

Simon Evans The English Football Association has ended its sponsorship deals with betting company Ladbrokes and confirmed it was ceasing all commercial agreements with gambling firms.

Bio passports next step to tackle drug cheats in golf: Greg Norman

Evin Priest Two-time British Open champion Greg Norman has called for golf to introduce biological passports in an effort to eradicate drug cheats from the sport.

Matt Dale planning Fell Swoop's Everest program after taking Inglis slot

Chris Roots Canberra trainer Matt Dale is planning a third-up assault on The Everest with Fell Swoop after signing a deal to use Inglis' slot in the $10 million race at Randwick on October 14.

FIFA threatens to replace FFA board with normalising committee as congress crisis grows

Dominic Bossi Steven Lowy's tenure as FFA chairman grows increasingly unstable after FIFA threatens to remove the board and install a normalising committe.

Inglis back Canberra trainer Matthew Dale and star sprinter Fell Swoop for the Everest

Fell Swoop trainer Matt Dale will take on the world in the world's richest turf race.

David Polkinghorne Canberra will get its chance to take on sheikhs, racing royalty and the world's best sprinters for $10 million.

NSW racing most expensive product to offer in world, claim Betfair as fees soar

Adam Pengilly Wagering on a midweek meeting at Warwick Farm will be 51 per cent more expensive than trading on the Melbourne Cup for Betfair under an imminent race fields fee hike, which the betting exchange...

Team Sunweb build Tour de France line-up around Canberra cyclist Michael Matthews

Team Sunweb pick team to help Michael Matthews shine at the Tour de France.

Patrick Benson Team Sunweb have built their Tour de France team around Canberra cycling star Michael Matthews.

Australian coach Matthew Mott faces selection dilemma ahead of women's World Cup

Meg Lanning and Ellyse Perry are looking to secure Australia's seventh World Cup title.

James Buckley Australian coach Matthew Mott has a selection headache ahead of his side's World Cup opener on Monday.

Paul Snowden believes Star Galaxy could step up in the winter

Chris Roots Paul Snowden looks at Star Galaxy as a sleeper in the family stable who could be ready to step up this winter.

Randwick: Bjorn Baker looks to keep good run going to win family battle

Chris Roots Bjorn Baker is chasing his dad, Murray, and wants bragging right for this season in terms of winners with a late-season charge that has him turning up with three last-start winners at Randwick on...

NBA draft 2017: Australian centre Isaac Humphries is embracing the uncertainty

Budding NBA basketballer Jonah Bolden (second from right) has spent time playing in Serbia recently.

Roy Ward Jonah Bolden, the 21-year-old Melbourne-born son of NBL great Bruce Bolden, has been dubbed the "sleeper" of Friday's NBA draft.

Bloodlines: Inglis babies attract record bids

John Holloway The weanling section of this week's Inglis Great Southern Sale at the Oaklands complex in Melbourne produced a pair of record-priced "babies", with colts by established stallions More Than Ready and...

Mexico recover to beat New Zealand

New Zealand's All Whites coach lost out 2-1 to Mexico, in a game marred by sideline antics.

Postecoglou ready to shake up Socceroos

Mitchell Langerak is likely to return for the Socceroos.

Ben McKay Ange Postecoglou has left the door open for a serious selection shake-up as he seeks safe passage for the Socceroos to the Confederations Cup semi-finals.

Barty, Gavrilova into Birmingham quarters

Australian tennis stars Daria Gavrilova and Ashleigh Barty have both advanced to the quarter-finals of the Aegon Classic in Birmingham with tight wins.

Confederations Cup: Ugly scenes mar Mexico's win over New Zealand

No holding back: Ryan Thomas of New Zealand and Hector Herrera of Mexico clash.

All Whites coach Anthony Hudson is devastated his players didn't get what they deserved after falling 2-1 to Mexico in a sometimes spiteful Confederation Cup encounter.

Bernard Tomic, Dominic Thiem sent packing in Halle

Bernard Tomic's preparation for Wimbledon was dealt a blow, as he was knocked out of the Halle grasscourt event in Germany.

Bernard Tomic has been sent crashing out of the Halle ATP grasscourt event in Germany by a sweet-swinging Richard Gasquet, 6-3 6-3.

Devastated Blues look forward to Origin III

The Blues' Boyd Cordner reflects on the come-from-behind 18-16 win at ANZ Stadium from the Maroons, while looking to the future.

QLD claim Origin II after stunning finish

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 21:  Dane Gagai of the Maroons scores a try during game two of the State Of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at ANZ Stadium on June 21, 2017 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)Click to play video

Queensland have levelled the State of Origin series after a 18-16 victory over New South Wales in game two.

Rachel Tallent makes World Championships after injury plagued year

Sport.   2016 Australian Olympic Team athletes fitted for uniforms, accreditation photos at the Australian Institute of Sport combat centre.   Rachel Tallent speaking to the media.   29 March 2016.   Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Matthew Nicoletti Australian race walker Rachel Tallent has made her second IAFF World Championships in London on the back of an injury plagued year, in which she thought she might not make it.