Victorian bowler Scott 'Barrel' Boland picks up plaudits after dropping weight

Jesse Hogan The only member of Victoria's Matador Cup squad yet to have represented or at least toured with Australia, Scott Boland, is nevertheless transforming himself into an integral part of the team.

Football's turn to emulate Canberra Capitals and make stand against homophobia

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Capitals decision to wear the rainbow colours on their uniforms this WNBL season raises the question - which football team will have the courage to follow suit?

Swifts star Sharni Layton out to grab new slot in Diamonds line-up

Already one of the world's best goalkeepers, Sharni Layton is eyeing another role for Australia's netball Test series against New Zealand this month.

Live A-League scores: Adelaide United v Melbourne Victory

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It's the second match of the 2015-2016 A-League season. Traditional rivals Adelaide United and Melbourne Victory clash at the Adelaide Oval.

Only one problem with North Queensland Cowboys' NRL grand final win

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Peter FitzSimons Bravo, one more time to the Cowboys. As far as I can see, the only thing they need to lift their game on – and this is URGENT – is nicknames.

There will be no real reform of FIFA while Sepp Blatter is president

Darren Kane

Darren Kane Sepp Blatter's control of FIFA proves the saying that the fish rots from the head.

Bathurst 1000: Chaz Mostert breaks leg in horror crash

Chaz Mostert's car after he crashed out during qualifying.

Mark Fogarty Bathurst 1000 champion Chaz Mostert will not get to defend his title after suffering severe injuries in a huge qualifying crash at Mount Panorama on Friday.

Canberra Cavalry sign Minnesota Twins closer Aaron Thompson

Pitching in: Minnesota Twins closer Aaron Thompson is the Canberra Cavalry's first Major League signing.

David Polkinghorne Can Canberra's major leaguer return them to the ABL championship series?


ACT Meteors duo Sara McGlashan and Lea Tahuhu make immediate impact on WNCL

On fire: New Zealand imports Sara McGlashan, left, and Lea Tahuhu were in fine form against Tasmania.

Kyle Mackey-Laws The ACT Meteors two key summer signings have wasted no time in producing the goods.

Sepp Blatter appeals FIFA suspension, New York Times reports

Still hanging around: FIFA President Joseph Blatter holds the Word Cup trophy.

Sepp Blatter has filed an official appeal against his suspension from soccer by FIFA's ethics committee, the New York Times reported.

Presidents Cup 2015: Internationals rally to claw back Americans

The underdog Internationals team have staged a great fightback against the Americans on the second day of golf's Presidents Cup contest in South Korea.

Central Coast Mariners use the Moneyball theory to survive the A-League

Michael Cockerill

Michael Cockerill What do the Oakland A's and Central Coast Mariners have in common?

Graveyard factor may be offset by stronger Sydney form lines

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Max Presnell Press Statement, with a horror barrier, and Kermadec will attempt to buck the Caulfield graveyard factor on Saturday for visitors making their debut on the circuit.

Bathurst 1000: Chaz Mostert airlifted to hospital after crash during qualifying

Conscious and breathing: Chaz Mostert.

Defending Bathurst 1000 champion Chaz Mostert has been taken to hospital with a suspected broken leg and fractured wrist after a spectacular crash that has suspended qualifying until Saturday.

No Marc Janko but we're more potent than ever, says Sydney FC's Shane Smeltz

Hoping for more game time: With Marc Janko now gone, Sydney FC striker Shane Smeltz wants an expanded role this season.

Sebastian Hassett The departure of Golden Boot winner Marc Janko - who scored of almost a third of Sydney FC's goals last season - looms an enormous hole on paper but the man set to take his starting role, Shane...

Jarryd Hayne NFL achievement compared to Roger Bannister's four-minute mile

American dream: Former NRL player Jarryd Hayne.

Tom Decent A leading US sports scientist has used the analogy of Roger Bannister's feat at becoming the first man to complete the four-minute mile in 1954 to describe Jarryd Hayne's achievement of making the...

Jason Day reveals father's violence

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Golf superstar Jason Day has revealed his father physically beat him when he was a child.

NSW Blues fast bowler Gurinder Sandhu ready to do Blacktown proud in Matador Cup

Westie to face the Western Warriors: Blues paceman Gurinder Sandhu bowls during the Matador BBQs match between New South Wales and South Australia at North Sydney Oval.

Daniel Lane NSW fast bowler Gurinder Sandhu said he'll be charged by locals' pride when he takes the new ball against defending Matador Cup champions Western Australia at the Blacktown International Sportspark...

Bathurst 1000: Returning champion Ambrose tightlipped on V8 future

 Marcos Ambrose.

Mark Fogarty Former V8 Supercars champion Marcos Ambrose's return to the sport in which he was such a dominant force 10 years ago hasn't exactly been a happy homecoming.

Eastlake considering NEAFL name change

David Polkinghorne Would a name change get Canberra behind Eastlake?