Matildas star Sam Kerr continues stellar year with another top honour

James Buckley Matildas star Samantha Kerr has capped off a near-perfect year by being named the Women's Health sportswoman of the year.

Lame Bonneval faces another vet check before Caulfield Cup

Chris Roots Second favourite Bonneval is in doubt for Saturday's $3.1 million Caulfield Cup.

Cricket Australia must review its 'behaviours', says ACA president Greg Dyer

Jon Pierik Cricket's players' association president Greg Dyer has declared there must never again be a pay dispute of this year's magnitude and has called on Cricket Australia to review its "behaviours and...

Conor McGregor v Jeff Horn anything but fantasy fight, insists promoter

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 12: Boxer Jeff Horn poses for a photo on January 12, 2017 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Fairfax Media) *** Local Caption *** Jeff Horn

Phil Lutton Dean Lonergan says he's done the sums and the finances would be more than enticing for the former MMA star.

Cox Plate 2017: Chris Waller won't run rivals against Winx as smallest field this century looms

The best: Winx is so strong it seems other trainers are unwilling to nominate for races she is running in.

Adam Pengilly Chris Waller won't run a stablemate against Winx in her bid for a history-making third Cox Plate.

Caulfield Cup: David Hayes confident about Harlem, Ventura Storm after perfect draw

Chris Roots After a perfect barrier draw, David Hayes can't split Harlem and Ventura Storm as the imported stayer coming to their spring peaks for Saturday's Caulfield Cup.

Golden State Warriors open NBA season with one-point defeat

Roy Ward Golden State raised their NBA championship banner then fell less than a second short of victory over Houston Rockets.

Injured Hazlewood expected to recover in time for Ashes opener

Injured Australian quick Josh Hazlewood is confident of being fully fit to take on England in the first Ashes Test.

Cricket NSW boss Andrew Jones reprimanded, fined for comments about JLT match

Cricket NSW boss Andrew Jones has been reprimanded for publicly arguing against a decision by Cricket Australia.

Jon Pierik Cricket NSW chief Andrew Jones was reprimanded and handed a $3000 suspended fine for publicly arguing against a decision by Cricket Australia to award victory to Victoria in a domestic one-day clash...

Potential Socceroos selection on offer for Sydney derby midfielders

High stakes: Josh Brillante has a chance to earn a Socceroos recall with a strong performance on Saturday night.

Dominic Bossi The four central midfielders clashing in the Sydney derby could be playing for a potential international call-up.

Southern Expansion gains council approval for 30,000-seat stadium in Loftus

Dominic Bossi Sydney's south took a major step towards a potential A-League licence after receiving council approval to build a 30,000 capacity stadium.

A-League: Injury blow for Victory defender James Donachie

Without an A-League point after two rounds, Melbourne Victory suffer a further setback with news key defender James Donachie needs surgery.

David Hayes gets it right with Formality as she takes the Blue Sapphire

Chris Roots Lindsay Park's riches of three-year-old fillies produced another gem as Formality won the Blue Sapphire at Caulfield on Wednesday.

Megan Schutt to join Alyssa Healy in 'bringing the bitch back' ahead of Ashes

James Buckley Megan Schutt plans to engage in a verbal war with the English batters during the forthcoming Ashes.

Melbourne Stars hope Kevin Pietersen can play on beyond 2017-18

Jon Pierik While Kevin Pietersen has declared his English Twenty20 career is over, the Melbourne Stars hope the England batting great has more than a season left in his Big Bash League career.

Will Sutherland to miss one-day finals to focus on VCE exams

Daniel Cherny It was a battle between cricket and football this year for Will Sutherland, but it seems study is a greater priority than either.

Patty Mills confident San Antonio Spurs can cover Tony Parker and Kawhi Leonard absence

Chris Dutton The Spurs will begin their NBA title bid against the Minnesota TImberwolves on Thursday.

Former England opener Marcus Trescothick slams 'pathetic' David Warner comments

David Warner has caused a stir.

Jon Pierik David Warner's call to arms for his teammates to find their inner "hatred" of England this summer has been labelled "pathetic" and mocked by the Old Enemy.

Can the master of Ballydoyle set a world record at Caulfield? The signs look promising

Michael Lynch Has there ever been a trainer anywhere in the world like Aidan O'Brien, the master of Ballydoyle, in County Tipperary, Ireland?