The Mark Rudan era at the Wellington Phoenix has begun in style — and confusion — with a 2-1 win over the Newcastle Jets.
AFTER a pulsating NBL grand final series last season, Melbourne United and Adelaide 36ers have treated fans to another epic encounter.
MARC Marquez is hunting down Valentino Rossi’s mark of seven world titles after a stunning win in the Japanese Grand Prix handed him his fifth championship.
JOCKEYS Brad Rawiller and Brian Higgins were taken to the hospital after suffering serious injuries in a heavy fall at Cranbourne with the meeting postponed.
THE Wallabies have suffered a cruel injury blow with backline utility Reece Hodge ruled out of the spring tour after fracturing an ankle.
FASTER ball movement has transformed the NBL into one of the most exciting leagues on the planet, outside the NBA. But who is the league’s best showstopper?
HEARTBROKEN Aussie Jason Moloney was denied the belt made famous by Jeff Fenech and Lionel Rose after losing a split decision against unbeaten Manny Rodriguez.
AFTER an injury-blighted first year in Brisbane, the heat is on Jack Bird to prove his worth. But that might require the Broncos changing how they use him.
THE result may not have gone Melbourne Victory’s way. But after just one game, it is clear this looms as Victory’s Honda era.
THE trade period is done and dusted and the AFL draft is still a month away, but there a still a number of players facing uncertain futures.
AFTER taking a year off from rugby, David Pocock returned with renewed focus and now he wants to lead the Wallabies to World Cup glory.
IT’S all systems go for Winx’s shot at a historic fourth Cox Plate triumph but trainer Chris Waller refuses to be drawn on it will be the last for the champ.
THE Red V faithful went into meltdown this week when it emerged the Dragons were considering offering off-contract Parramatta flyer Jarryd Hayne a deal.
IRONMAN great Shannon Eckstein’s career is hanging by a thread after a calf injury crushed his chance of sealing a record 10th Nutri-Grain title.
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BRISBANE International organisers are playing a waiting game for world No.1 Simona Halep to decide if she will headline their women’s field this summer.
BEWARE the hurting Hawks. That is the warning from Taipans captain Alex Loughton ahead of clash with an Illawarra outfit that has had a tough start to season
VICTORY coach Kevin Muscat has blasted a controversial penalty that swung the momentum in the A-League opener against Melbourne rivals City.
A CHELSEA coach taunted Jose Mourinho after a goal, sparking an ugly melee as the United manager was held back by stewards.
ANDREW Bogut produced a pre-game jibe and then backed up the talk to help the Kings claim their first win of the season with victory over the Breakers.
D-DAY has arrived for Kevin Walters, who finally gets the chance to spruik his claims to replace Wayne Bennett as coach of the Brisbane Broncos.