Victoria Azarenka gets wildcard for 2018 Australian Open

Christopher Clarey The Australian Open will award a wildcard to Victoria Azarenka, who has been sitting out of competitive tennis due to a custody battle.

Perth is the last-chance saloon for England in this Ashes series

Geoffrey Boycott This is the defining Test match of the series. If England can win, it would be marvellous and a real tonic to themselves and all their supporters.

England players who step out of line again face axe, warns Trevor Bayliss

Nick Hoult Trevor Bayliss has warned his players that they will be dropped if there are any repeats of off-field misbehaviour as England get tough on discipline.

Manchester City derby celebrations not excessive: Pep Guardiola

Manchester City's celebrations after beating Manchester United at Old Trafford were not excessive, manager Pep Guardiola says.

'People are hoping I break my neck': Lindsey Vonn shocked by vitriol after Donald Trump comment

Cindy Boren American Lindsey Vonn, one of the most heralded alpine skiers of all time, was stunned by the responses she received since commenting last week that if she were to win a gold medal in the Pyeongchang...

FIFA Club World Cup: Gremio reach final after extra time win over Pachuca

Match winner: Gremio's Everton celebrates after scoring.

Andrew Downie Brazilian side Gremio beat Mexico's Pachuca 1-0 with a goal by winger Everton five minutes into extra time on Tuesday to book a place in the Club World Cup final.

Everton's emphatic extra-time strike

Gremio's Everton scored a wonderfully placed effort to open the scoring for his side in extra-time of their FIFA Club World Cup semi-final against Pachuca.

AFL staffer resigns over sexual harassment

An AFL staff member in Melbourne has been forced to resign following numerous complaints that he acted inappropriately towards female colleagues. Vision: Sunrise.

Football Federation Australia deny approaching Luiz Felipe Scolari about Socceroos job

Luiz Felipe Scolari, who said he is interested in the Australian coaching job, called Brazil's 7-1 loss to Germany as the worst day of  his life.

Andrew Downie Football Federation Australia claims it is yet to approach any Socceroos coaching candidates, after World Cup-winning coach Luiz Felipe Scolari said he was sounded out about the vacant position.

Matildas win big at Australian Institute of Sport awards

Sam Kerr and the Matildas were big winners on Tuesday night.

Glenn Cullen Australia's winter athletes and the Matildas were the big winners at the AIS Sport Performance Awards in Sydney on Tuesday night.

Ashes 2017/2018: Dennis Lillee says Pat Cummins is showing signs of greatness

Chris Barrett The country's greatest fast bowler has opened up on his role in the revival the 24-year-old's Test career.

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Ashes 2017: The end may be nigh for Alastair Cook

Mitchell Johnson I don't see the fire in the belly of the England veteran, writes former Test cricketer Mitchell Johnson.

Ashes 2017/18: Josh Hazlewood targets key wicket of England captain Joe Root

Crucial breakthrough: Josh Hazlewood is elated after dismissing England captain Joe Root on the fifth day in Adelaide.

Andrew Wu Josh Hazlewood is relishing being Steve Smith's man for the moment as the giant quick eyes off the scalp of England captain Joe Root in Perth.

Tim Cahill departure from Melbourne City 'should be a good thing': Stefan Mauk

Ben McKay Shock at Tim Cahill's departure from Melbourne City has been replaced by hope that the A-League club can march on without the Socceroos legend.

No need for feel-good stories as Jeff Horn prepares to fight bullish Gary Corcoran

Phil Lutton Jeff Horn doesn't need to be a Cinderella Man on Wednesday night in Brisbane.

Jeff Horn needs last-gasp effort to make weight for WBO title against Gary Corcoran

Last-ditch effort: Jeff Horn makes weight at the Brisbane Exhibition and Entertainment Centre.

Phil Lutton There were some nervous moments for the welterweight champion before a last-gasp rush to make weight paid off. Horn insists it won't give Gary Corcoran any advantage in their WBO title fight.

Ashes 2017/18: World has changed for England since Ben Stokes scandal, says Alastair Cook

Misrepresented: Alastair Cook says the media have painted an unfair picture of his team's culture.

Andrew Wu Alastair Cook says England have taken too long realise the change in landscape since the Ben Stokes scandal, as another former captain called for a crackdown on the team's "stupid" behaviour.

Melbourne Stars Thunder-struck, Rachael Haynes fires for Sydney in WBBL

A sparkling half-century from Rachael Haynes has lifted the Sydney Thunder to an emphatic eight-wicket WBBL win over an outclassed Melbourne Stars outfit in Albury.

Alison Bai knocked out of Australian Open wildcard contention as Fed Cup tickets go on sale

Chris Dutton The Canberra junior missed too many opportunities in a tight three-set round-one battle on Tuesday.

BBL: Canberra product Nick Winter joins Adelaide Strikers for Big Bash League

Nick Winter gets his chance with the Adelaide Strikers.

Caden Helmers Nick Winter can still remember the night South Australia came calling.