Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold vows to be 'ruthless' in rebuilding Sky Blues

Sebastian Hassett After crashing out of the Asian Champions League in dramatic fashion on Wednesday night, Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold says he is ready to ring the changes in order to make his team more competitive...

Socceroos' Tim Cahill rules out A-League move in favour of new China deal

Staying put: Tim Cahill looks set to remain in China and is a target for a number of clubs.

Dominic Bossi The chances of Tim Cahill playing in the A-League appear all but over with the Socceroos' star in discussions to remain in China with three clubs in pursuit.

Sydney FC's ACL hopes crushed thanks to last-minute Shandong heartbreaker

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 25: Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold shows his emotion during the AFC Asian Champions League match between Sydney FC and Shandong Luneng at Allianz Stadium on May 25, 2016 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Sebastian Hassett Having held out for 89 minutes, Sydney FC needed to hold out for just one more to qualify for the Asian Champions League quarter-finals for the very first time.

Socceroos v Greece: Star Benfica striker Kostas Mitroglou to miss

Benfica's forward Kostas Mitroglou.

Socceroos defenders can breathe a sigh of relief after lethal Benfica striker Kostas Mitroglou was left out of Greece's final 24-man squad for next month's friendlies in Australia.

FootyFix round 10: Are Collingwood on a roll?

Rohan Connolly previews all the footy action ahead of round 10 in the AFL.

Soccer: Kevin Muscat pays tribute to departing Victory stars, looks forward to renewal

Michael Lynch Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat has paid tribute to the trio of departing stars who pulled on the navy blue shirt for the final time in South Korea on Tuesday night in Victory's 2-1 Asian...

Olympic golf: Karrie Webb's Rio dream under siege

Eyes on the prize: Karrie Webb has a fight on her hands for Rio.

Karrie Webb's dream of playing in golf's return to the Olympics is suddenly under threat.

Netball: Melbourne Vixens call for level playing field in new national league

Linda Pearce Strict policing of salary cap will be imperative to protect existing clubs from resource-rich national league newcomers, says Netball Victoria president Jenny Sanchez.


Was Nick Kyrgios right to blow up, which Brumbies will make the Wallabies and can the Raiders take advantage of Origin?

Nick Kyrgios has courted controversy... again.

Chris Dutton and Kyle Mackey-Laws Join Chris "Blocka" Dutton and Kyle "new dad" Mackey-Laws as they debate the big issues in Canberra sport.

Golden State Warriors routed by OKC Thunder to trail 3-1 in NBA playoff series

Diamond Leung The MVP didn't play anything like one. The Oklahoma City Thunder acted as if this series is theirs.

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Melbourne Boomers look to bright future as Etihad Stadium boss Tony Hallam takes charge

Roy Ward Incoming Melbourne Boomers chair Tony Hallam sees his new ownership group as the custodians of the celebrated WNBL club rather than its owners.

Former Police Academy and NFL star Bubba Smith died with CTE, researchers find

Ken Belson Bubba Smith, the All-Pro defensive end in the NFL who went on to a second career as a movie actor, had chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the degenerative brain disease linked to repeated head...

Paddy Payne says Cup winner Michelle Payne should think about retiring after fall

Michelle Payne fell at Mildura.

Patrick Bartley Former champion jockey Paddy Payne believes his Melbourne Cup-winning sister Michelle should consider retiring from racing.

'Where to next?' market for Archie Thompson raises eyebrows

Archie Thompson has left Melbourne Victory.

Michael Lynch The bookies are always quick to spot a marketing opportunity, even if the market they are framing is not likely to generate an awful lot of activity.

Lauren Jackson keen to lead charge for female athletes

Lauren Jackson

Samantha Lane Lauren Jackson's first major career move after retiring from basketball is motivated by an intent to improve the lot of women in sport.

Roger Rasheed launches scathing attack on Bernard Tomic over tennis star's behaviour

Under fire: Australia's Bernard Tomic.

Roger Rasheed shouldn't expect a Christmas card from Bernard Tomic this year after the tennis coach delivered a withering - and bizarrely-timed - attack on the Australian No.2.

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French Open mistakenly announces Francesca Schiavone retirement

Italy's Francesca Schiavone had no idea she was retiring.

It was a heart-tugging moment: As Francesca Schiavone went down to defeat in the first round of the French Open, the tournament organisers announced she was retiring, and the crowd had seen her last...

I would have beaten Daniel Ricciardo: dropped Red Bull driver Daniil Kvyat

Daniil Kvyat (right) says he would have outscored his Red Bull teammate this season if given a chance.

Still seething after being demoted by Red Bull, Russian Formula One driver Daniil Kvyat claims he would have outscored Australian teammate Daniel Ricciardo this season had he been given the chance.

French Open 2016: Bernard Tomic admits he shouldn't have made $10 million boast at Madrid Masters

PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 24:  Bernard Tomic of Australia reacts during the Men's Singles first round match against Brian Baker of the United States on day three of the 2016 French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2016 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Australian tennis star Bernard Tomic has apologised for his controversial comments at the Madrid Masters earlier this month after he threw in the towel during the final point of his first-round match...

Melbourne Victory must regroup and the future starts now

Victory coach Kevin Muscat.

Michael Lynch In the end there was no fairytale ending. Not for Archie Thompson, nor for Melbourne Victory's two other departing internationals, Kiwi Kosta Barbarouses and Frenchman Matthieu Delpierre.