Cricket pay dispute: Players stumped over fixture advisory request

Jon Pierik A crowded playing schedule under review by the International Cricket Council continues to also be a hot topic in the pay war between Cricket Australia and its players.

Manny Pacquiao plotting to KO Jeff Horn, says coach Freddie Roach

James Buckley Manny Pacquiao's coach says his star pupil is planning to deliver a knockout to Jeff Horn in July.

Godolphin and trainer John O'Shea part ways

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Chris Roots John O'Shea will leave his post as Godolphin's Australian trainer after three years and take an extended break from racing.

President Gianni Infantino in spotlight as new ethics crisis hits FIFA and IOC

Ben Rumsby Fifa and the International Olympic Committee were plunged into fresh corruption and ethics crises last night after a dramatic day on both sides of the Atlantic.

Giants pip Bulldogs in another thriller

An intense back and forth game between GWS and the Western Bulldogs saw the Giants sneak home by just two points.

Who is number one pick Myles Garrett?

The facts and stats behind the top pick in the NFL draft.

Edwards throws chair after face slap sin bin

Kenny Edwards has become the first player to be sin binned for slapping, taking his frustrations out on a chair in the dressing room.

Ron Walker accuses Olympic chiefs of interfering in battle over Coates

Ron Walker (right) with Derryn Hinch in 2016.

Mark Hawthorne, Michael Bachelard Ron Walker, the elder statesman of Australian sports administration and one of the country's most prominent business figures, has written to the chiefs of all 40 Olympic sporting bodies to declare...

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It's time for the NSW Waratahs to appoint Alan Jones as coach

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Peter FitzSimons Listen, when it comes to Alan Jones, I've had to put another man on, just to keep track of the things I violently disagree with him on – and I have done so for 34 years now.

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Woden Valley Rams five-eighth Jack Hickson played alongside Canberra Raiders young gun Nick Cotric

Canberra Raiders winger Nick Cotric is inspiring his former teammate Jack Hickson.

David Polkinghorne Nick Cotric was giving him tries last season, now he's giving Woden Valley Rams five-eighth Jack Hickson inspiration to realise his NRL dream.

Spurs through to Western Conference semis

The San Antonio Spurs are through to a Western Conference semi-final series against Houston, after a 103-96 Game 6 defeat of the Grizzlies.

The day Manny Pacquiao gave a man $100 to shine his Louis Vuitton shoes

Andrew Webster One of the greatest boxers of all time meets little known Queenslander Jeff Horn. What has he got to gain?

AFL Canberra: Tuggeranong Hawks pitch Canberra Cavalry star Sean Guinard into the midfield

Portrait of Sean Guinard who is a Canberra Cavalry baseball player and is playing AFL for the Tuggeranong Hawks this season.

Caden Helmers He is used to throwing strike outs but Sean Guinard has never felt more at home making big tackles and kicking goals.

Malcolm Knox

How important is staying on until Tokyo 2020 to Australian Olympic Committee president John Coates?

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NSW Swifts star Abbey McCulloch out of Adelaide game with knee injury

Sidelined: Swifts captain Abbey McCulloch has suffered a knee injury.

James Buckley Swifts captain Abbey McCulloch has been ruled out this weekend with a knee injury.

Hugh Bowman looks to extend lead in the world's best jockey race in Hong Kong

Further success: Hugh Bowman on Werther after winning at Sha Tin.

Chris Roots Hugh Bowman has a big lead early in the world's best jockey standings and will look to extended it when he rides Werther in the Sunday's Queen Elizabeth Stakes in Hong Kong.

Westpac's anti-coal stance exposes a Coalition out of sync with business and public on climate

Resources Minister Matthew Canavan has suggested Queenslanders avoid banking with Westpac after the bank ruled out lending to Adani.

Mark Kenny, National Affairs Editor Obviously Westpac's public 'un-friending' of new coal is a body blow for the Adani Carmichael project.

Olympics were once our ego incarnate. Would regime change bring back the lustre?

Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates.

Greg Baum After 27 years at the helm John Coates' Olympic dream seems to be fading. But don't count on it: when it comes to playing the Australian sporting system, he's nothing if not wily.

Coates the politician lines up for victory in AOC marathon

John Coates at the Ski & Snowboard Awards in Melbourne on Thursday

Michael Bachelard, Nick McKenzie With one week to go to the AOC election, John Coates' empire is beginning to strike back.

How does Malcolm Turnbull solve a problem like Donald Trump?

Judith Ireland How should Malcolm Turnbull prepare for his first face-to-face meeting with Donald Trump?