Selectors name Opals stars for Asia Cup camp

Olympian Laura Hodges has been included in a strong Australian Opals squad that will attend a selection camp ahead of the FIBA Women's Asia Cup.

Australian squad named ahead of basketball's Asia Cup

Pearce grateful to be back in Blue

NSW State of Origin players Mitchell Pearce (left) Andrew Fifita relax in camp ahead of next Wednesday's series opener.

Pearce determined to make the most of half chance

Olympic swim champion slowed by surgery

Australian swimmer Kyle Chalmers has been forced out of the world championships.

Swim sensation to miss world championships

Rogers Cup wildcard for Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova has a wildcard for the Rogers Cup in Canada.

MARIA Sharapova has been awarded a wildcard for the Rogers Cup.

Pacquiao in 'worst form of life'says trainer

Manny Pacquiao is not in good form.

MANNY Pacquiao's in the worst form of his career.

Allardyce calls it quits at Crystal Palace

Sam Allardyce has resigned as Crystal Palace boss.

Sam Allardyce has quit his role as Crystal Palace manager.

Kyrgios crumbles in clay court crushing

Welcome back to the Nick Kyrgios rollercoaster.

Race leader's unscheduled toilet stop: 'I needed to take a dump'

Giro d'Italia leader Tom Dumoulin suffered a "terrible” day

Tigers blown away by monster offer for Dustin Martin

Dustin Martin of the Tigers.

Star's form has forced Richmond back to table with a revised offer.

Smith expecting Thurston to play in Origin I

Johnathan Thurston playing for the Maroons last year.

"Even though he's named as 18th man I give him every chance.”

Concussion fears force Melbourne youngster to take break

Melbourne Demons player Angus Brayshaw has had four concussions.

MELBOURNE young gun Angus Brayshaw has been given time off.

Cummings handed reins at Goldolphin

James Cummings will take over the top job at Godolphin in July.

James Cummings confirmed as new head trainer of Godolphin.

Licence to roam for Jarryd Hayne in Origin I

Jarryd Hayne is back for the Blues.

JARRYD Hayne is hoping to wreak havoc on his Origin return.

Steven May delays contract talks with Suns

Steven May of the Suns (left) and Jack Riewoldt of the Tigers.

Gold Coast co-captain says he will not rush his decision.

What's happened to the great Novak Djokovic?

Novak Djokovic of Serbia during his game against Nick Kyrgios of Australia at Indian Wells.

Former world No.1 has gone from being tennis's king to its joker.

Firebirds legend has no regrets about retirement

Former players Clare McMeniman (left) and Laura Geitz celebrate a Firebirds win.

Clare McMeniman is loving the new Super Netball competition.

Sam Thaiday glad there's still loyalty in the game

TOGETHER AGAIN: Sam Thaiday, Johnathan Thurston and Mal Meninga.

Broncos star happy coach shows faith

Rep-break report card: your NRL club rated

Billy Slater of the Storm is chased by James Maloney of the Sharks.

We rate your club's season so far.

Retired athletes reveal their struggles out of limelight

Australian women's basketball great Lauren Jackson.

Life after the final siren can be very tough going.

Hayne to Eels: will the prodigal son return?

Jarryd Hayne lining up for the Gold Coast Titans.

We break down the main issues of a potential Parramatta comeback.

Numbers up for the AFL's most improved players

GETTING BETTER: Nic Newman gets a way from a flying Mav Weller on Saturday.

Time the AFL introduced its own 'most improved player' award

Schache needs an extended break from game

UNDECIDED: Josh Schache is not ready to commit to the Brisbane Lions.

Young Lion not 'fully comfortable'

Why Corey Norman is ready for the Maroons

Corey Norman of the Eels takes on the Tigers defence.

If JT isn't right, the selectors might have some sleepless nights.

In Short, deliberate out-of-bounds rule needs another look

Jayden Short attempts to gain possession near the boundary line.

The rule makers have perhaps gone too far.

Returning Kangaroo from bully boy to believer

Andrew Fifita during a Kangaroos training session at the AIS in Canberra

Andrew Fifita has always struck me as the classic bully boy

Griffin has Bennett Hook, line and sinker

Penrith Panthers coach Anthony Griffin.

Broncos coach's record against Anthony Griffin is abysmal.

Winners and losers from Blues Origin team

Blues player Josh Dugan runs for the try line in 2015.

Which players were stiff to miss out and who was lucky to get a gig?

LIVE BLOG: Two debutants in Blues team for Origin I

Jarryd Hayne will return to the NSW side.

All change for Blues for Origin opener

Nathan Peats is one of six changes to the Blues squad for Origin game 1.

All change for Blues for Origin 1

Boyce is in line for some NRL game time

TOUGH: Joe Boyce.

Sunshine Coast product is expected to add to his one NRL match.

Broncos pair get first crack at Maroons

Anthony Milford has been named in the Maroons team to face NSW next Wednesday.

Thurston and Slater missing from Maroons line-up

Maroons make shock selections for Origin

Johnathan Thurston has been named 18th man for Queensland

Johnathan Thurston has been named as 18th man

AFL to change MRP rules in bid to stamp out punching

Ben Cunnington of the Kangaroos (right) punches Bernie Vince of the Demons.

The move comes after Sunday's fiery clash at the MCG.

Clubs 'out of minds' to pay big money for Schache: Carey

Josh Schache of the Lions has been linked with a move back to Victoria

Carey said clubs would be "out of their minds” to pay large wage

Harry Cunningham adds to Swans' injury woes

Harry Cunningham has been sidelined for six weeks for the Swans.

Harry Cunningham ruled out for six weeks.

Liverpool names strong squad for Sydney FC friendly

Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge in action during an English Premier League match against Southampton at Anfield.

Club legends including Steven Gerrard are available for the match.

Winger Holosko parts ways with Sydney FC

Filip Holosko has headed back to Europe after leaving Sydney FC.

Slovakian winger Filip Holosko leaving Sydney FC.

Bolter Hrustic gets a spot in Socceroos squad

Ajdin Hrustic has received a call-up for the Socceroos squad.

Changes to Socceroos squad for June games.

Maclaren gets a recall in Socceroos squad

Jamie Maclaren has earned a recall into the Socceroos squad.

ANGE Postecoglou has named a preliminary 30-man squad.

Gunners miss out on Champions League spot

Chelsea players celebrate with the trophy after they won the EPL

Man City and Liverpool secure Eorpean spots.

Fitting end for retiring Bayern Munich stars

Bayern Munich's Philipp Lahm receives a beer shower from assistant coach Hermann Gerland.

Bayern duo helps club to fifth straight title.

Cricket pay row more than about cash, says Siddle

Australian bowler Peter Siddle says players just want to be treated fairly.

Pay row not just about cash, says Siddle.

Usman Khawaja to lead Australia A on tour of South Africa

Australian batsman Usman Khawaja.

Squads give hope the impasse over a new pay deal can be resolved.

World Cup selection a dream come true for Mooney

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 22:  Meg Lanning and Beth Mooney of Australia walks out to bat during the Women's Twenty20 International match between the Australia Southern Stars and the New Zealand White Ferns at Adelaide Oval on February 22, 2017 in Adelaide, Australia.  (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

World Cup selection was Beth Mooney's goal during the summer.

Lehmann confident Ashes will go ahead

ASHES HOPES: Australian coach Darren Lehmann (left with David Warner) expects the players' pay dispute to be resolved before this year's Ashes series.

Australian coach Darren Lehmann says there'll be no Ashes boycott

Shane Warne reveals the problem with his ‘big balls’

Warne's portrait at Lord's. Source: News Corp

Shane Warne reveals the problem with his ‘big balls’

Coulter-Nile helps roll Sunrisers after midnight

HOWZAT: Kolkata Knight Riders' Nathan Coulter-Nile after taking a stunning return catch from Chris Jordan.

Coulter-Nile helps knock Warner's Sunrisers out of the IPL finals

Firebirds feeling disappointment after missing finals

"There's been a lot of soul-searching”

Lightning urged to lift their game as finals close in

MIDCOURTER. Lightning's Laura Scherian in action during a win over the Swifts at the University of the Sunshine Coast.

Ratio of turnovers to goals not as high as coach would like.

Lightning success sets up winner-takes-all clash

Samantha Wallace of the Swifts (left) and Geva Mentor of the Lightning compete for the ball.

THE Sunshine Coast had a 63-49 victory over the NSW Swifts.

Thwaites' radar almost perfect for Magpies

ON FIRE: Caitlin Thwaites (left) was in superb form for Collingwood. Fever defender Stacey Francis couldn't stop her run of goals.

Caitlin Thwaites has led Collingwood to the Super Netball finals

Firebirds hold off Giants to keep finals hopes alive

Jo Harten of the Giants and Kate Shimmin of the Firebirds compete for the ball.

GWS nearly pulled off an unbelievable comeback.

Gretel Tippett excited by Firebirds future

UPHEAVAL: The Firebirds' Gretel Tippett is looking forward to 2018 with great optimism.

Firebirds use mixed year to evolve

Lightning keen to grab double chance in Super Netball finals

Caitlin Bassett of the Sunshine Coast Lightning.

Noeline Taurua's team is intent on finishing season with a flourish.

Racing community raises $165,000 for paraplegic jockeys

THE region’s racing community rallied for two Toowoomba jockeys left paraplegic and facing a long road to recovery.

Health issues force champion apprentice to retire at 22

Dylan Dunn riding Zunbaqa at Flemington in 2016.

Dylan Dunn suffered with glandular fever earlier this year.

Good memories from home-town campdraft

Nicholas Ward and Nikki Wollens with youngsters Dustin and Keith Hirsch at the Rathdowney Memorial Campdraft.

Nicholas Ward follows family tradition by competing at Rathdowney.

Woman airlifted with punctured lung after equestrian fall

HORSE FALL: Airborne paramedics prepare to airlift a woman to Brisbane after she was injured in a fall from a horse at the Manumbar Campdraft on Saturday.

A woman, 40, airlifted to Brisbane after equestrian event fall

Polarisation wins Sydney Cup ... agains

Polarisation, ridden by Corey Brown, wins the Sydney Cup.

He was first over the line two weeks ago before no-race was called.

Sydney Cup called off mid-race after shocking fall

Jockey Blake Shinn helps James Doyle after they were dislodged in the Sydney Cup,

Almoonqith suffered a breakdown and was later euthanised.

'It is a privilege to train such a champion'

Winx, ridden Hugh Bowman, wins the Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes.

VIDEO: Winx has continued winning streak that stretches two years.

Day misses out in sudden-death playoff

AUSTRALIAN Jason Day has missed out on winning his first US PGA title in more than a year after defeat in a playoff at the Byron Nelson PGA tournament.

Birdie streak puts Jason Day in contention in Texas

Jason Day celebrates with fans after he sunk a 60-foot putt on the 17th green during the third round of the Byron Nelson golf tournament.

Jason Day has round of seven-under 63 to move up leaderboard.

From Players Championship winner to cattle class

Si Woo Kim, of South Korea, during the third round of The Players Championship.

Si Woo Kim won tournament with a flawless bogey-free final round.

Scott gets confidence boost ahead of US Open

Adam Scott reacts to a missed eagle putt on the second hole during the final round of the Players Championship.

Scott has good finish at Players Championship.