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Magpies edge Firebirds in Super Netball

Australian Diamonds star Sharni Layton led from the front as the Magpies claimed a 61-59 Super Netball win over Queensland Firebirds in Launceston.

Aussie punter signs with NFL Eagles

Cameron Johnston, who was drafted by AFL club Melbourne in 2010, has been signed by the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles as a punter.

Round 6 AFL - Adelaide v Richmond Highlights

Vixens out to silence the doubters

Melbourne Vixens vice-captain Liz Watson says pre-season predictions her side would be making up the numbers have fired them to their seven-game winning streak.

Ryan won't give up on chasing elusive win

Adelaide coach Dan Ryan admits the Thunderbirds haven't been good enough in 2017 but refuses to believe his side can't win one more game this season

Round 6 AFL - Geelong v Collingwood Highlights

NSW beat Adelaide in Super Netball clash

Adelaide have come home with a wet sail but it wasn't enough to save them from a three-point loss to the NSW Swifts in Super Netball on Saturday.

Vixens win top-of-table netball clash

Melbourne Vixens have beaten Sunshine Coast Lightning 70-59 in their top of the table Super Netball clash.

The Rory Sloane show - AFL

Sam Burgess not cited for off-ball hit

South Sydney star Sam Burgess has escaped charge from the NRL match review committee for an apparent shoulder charge on Manly captain Daly Cherry-Evans.

Cox, James crowned elite athletes

There were smiles for Britt Cox and Scotty James who were named the Australian Snowsports Athlete of the Year.

Blues seal bonus point late

Com Games on track as Carrara venue opens

The $105 million Carrara venue on the Gold Coast, which will host the opening and closing ceremonies of the Commonwealth Gamse, has opened its doors.

Australia interested in 2022 Comm Games

David Grevemberg CEO of the Commonwealth Games Federation, has confirmed Australia is one of four nations interested in hosting the 2022 event.

Round 6 AFL - Essendon v Melbourne Highlights

NSW challenges Victoria for Comm Games

Western Sydney leaders think their area should play host to a future Commonwealth Games instead of regional Victoria.

ANPA hails re-election of Hunt as NA chair

Netball Australia have confirmed the re-election of Paolina Hunt as chair, with the decision supported by the Australian Netball Players' Association.

Maynard from the boundary - AFL

Sydney Kings chasing big men for NBL

Kings coach Andrew Gaze is targeting big men for his import positions with most of last season's crop no longer with the NBL team.

Vixens to atone for Lightning netball loss

The Melbourne Vixens have the chance for revenge when they host the Lightning, who are the only team to beat them this Super Netball season.

McGrath kicks his first goal - AFL

Andrew McGrath broke free on the run and slotted his first goal in the AFL.

Kookaburras first up against NZ in Cup

The Australian men's hockey team will meet arch-rivals New Zealand in the opening round of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysia.

Mills survives; Delly, Maker bow out

Matthew Dellavedova was inspirational in the Bucks' loss, throwing himself on loose balls and smashing his head on the floor while grabbing a rebound.

Petracca's brute force - AFL

Christian Petracca threw his weight around and slotted a goal in traffic.

Boxer Watts rebuilding after Olympic fall

Aussie boxer Shelley Watts says she still hasn't recovered from her Rio loss but is working on rebuilding her confidence ahead of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

49ers pick Aust-raised giant in NFL Draft

Solomon Thomas fondly remembers eating fish and chips and spending long days at the beach in Sydney as a child.

Pendlebury breaks through - AFL

Scott Pendlebury had no trouble slotting this goal against the Cats.

Exum ready and waiting for Jazz call-up

The Jazz can eliminate the Clippers from the playoffs if they win Friday's game six in front of a home crowd in Utah.

NSW to fight Victoria to host Comm Games

Commonwealth Games Australia says it's thrilled western Sydney and regional Victoria have put their hands up to host the 2026 or 2030 games.

In camp: A captain's named for first match

Reece Hewat is announced to the team as the captain for the first match of the Oceania Rugby U20s Championship against Samoa on Friday. He is cheered by his team mates before rushing off for his first duty as captain, the captains call photo shoot.

Cox, James share snow athlete of the year

Moguls skier Britt Cox and snowboarder Scotty James have shared the Australian Snowsports Athlete of the Year Award.

Brisbane will cheer for Pacquiao: Koncz

Manny Pacquiao's advisor Michael Koncz expects most of the crowd at Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium on July 2 will be cheering for the Filipino.

In Camp: Rivals come together on ANZAC Day

The teams arch rivals New Zealand were welcomed in to join the group for a special ANZAC Day presentation. It was a time for reflection for both sides. On day two Jack Maddocks shares with us how the team is gelling and who the pranksters are.

Napa loses teeth, wins over Rooster hearts

Sydney Roosters prop Dylan Napa will line up against the Warriors in their NRL clash despite having three teeth knocked out against St George Illawarra.

Cambage comes home to WNBL Boomers

After five years away from Australian club basketball, Liz Cambage will play for the Melbourne Boomers in this year's WNBL.

In camp: Come together on the Gold Coast

We go into camp with the Australian Under 20s on Day 1 as they prepare for the Oceania Rugby U20s Championship on the Gold Coast. Players form all over the country have come together to make up the squad to will play against Samoa, Fiji & New Zealand

US warming to Pacquiao-Horn, says Arum

Bob Arum believes overseas boxing fans are starting to change their minds on Manny Pacquiao's fight against Australian Jeff Horn.

Cojanu jumps at chance for WBO glory

Towering Romanian boxer Razvan Cojanu flew to New Zealand as soon as he knew a chance to pinch Joseph Parker's WBO heavyweight title had arisen.

In camp: Good start but plenty to do

The Australia U20s got a solid first up win against Samoa but are under no illusions about the improvement needed across the board. Go inside the sheds with the team on game day and see how they prepare for each half and switch focus for game two.

Horn in with a shot against Pacquiao: Arum

Bob Arum believes unbeaten Australian welterweight Jeff Horn has a genuine chance of toppling Manny Pacquiao.

Aussies on verge of NBA conference semis

The Spurs and the Jazz are one win away from the NBA conference semi-finals after game five playoff victories over the Grizzlies and the Clippers respectively.

Lions win tough in Perth

The Lions held out the Force to notch up their eighth win of the Super Rugby season. The force trailed by two points, until an injury time try to Elton Jantjies sealed the win for the Lions.

Canada issue threat to Aussie swimmers

The high performance director of Canada's swimming team says his squad is well placed to upset powerhouses Australia and the UK at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Parker set to defend belt against Cojanu

Tall Romanian Razvan Cojanu is New Zealand boxer Joseph Parker's new challenger for the WBO heavyweight title.

Cheetahs no match for Crusaders

The Crusaders remain undefeated in Super Rugby for 2017 after winning on the road against the Cheetahs. The Crusaders attack has been in fire and this match was no different, racking up a 48 points to 21.

Diver Wu shakes off back pain for silver

Melissa Wu has shaken off the pain of two stress fractures in her back to claim silver in the Diving World Series in Canada.

Delly, Maker on brink of NBA playoffs exit

Bucks coach Jason Kidd says his team needs to be hungry and desperate in their must-win NBA playoff series game six against the Raptors.

Kings pile pressure on Rebels

The Southern Kings have run in six tries to none to smash the Rebels at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium. An injury ravaged Rebels side had no answer in stopping the Kings who returned home from a three week tour of Australia.

I'm not done with yet: Manny Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao says he wants to show he is not done yet with boxing in his July 2 WBO welterweight world title fight with Australia's Jeff Horn in Brisbane.

Fury apologises for late cancellation

Englishman Hughie Fury's camp has apologised for the late cancellation of his title shot against New Zealand's Joseph Parker, saying a back injury is behind it.

Xavier De Le Rues DIY Tour: Powder Daze in Japan | Ep 8

Join the DIY team in Japan for what could be the deepest powder you’ve ever seen in your life. With little snow in the Alps, the DIY Team – consisting of Xavier De Le Rue and myself, his wife, Beanie De Le Rue – did what every snow lover does at this time of year: travel to Japan.

Strikers to offer coaching role to Broich

Departing Brisbane Roar great Thomas Broich is in the sights of A-League expansion candidates and possible derby opponents Brisbane Strikers.

Race on to sell a million Games tickets

Commonwealth Games boss Peter Beattie says organisers need to sell 1.2 million tickets for the event to meet its budget, as tickets become available.

Chiefs hold off Sunwolves

The Sunwolves have given the Chiefs an almighty scare in Hamilton but eventually gone down 27-20. Check out the best of the action right here.

Vixens to strong for Swifts in netball

Melbourne Vixens look like one of the teams best placed to win the new Super Netball competition after another rock-solid win, this time against NSW Swifts.

Collingwood upset Giants in Super netball

Collingwood have recorded a 59-56 Super Netball upset win over the second-placed Giants in Sydney.

Waratahs: Full press conference

The Waratahs looked second best for much of their clash with the Reds at Suncorp Stadium but came away with a 29-26 win. Hear from coach Daryl Gibson and captain Michael Hooper at the post game media conference.

Tests boycott may follow netball protests

Super Netball players have joined in a silent pre-match protests over governance issues in the sport.

Games transport up to standard: Beattie

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games boss Peter Beattie says issues raised by a senior official over transport concerns have already been addressed.

Queensland Reds: Full press conference

The Reds showed glimpses of superb rugby in their narrow loss to the Waratahs but couldn't come away with the Templeton Cup. Watch the full press conference with Nick Stiles and Samu Kerevi.

Firebirds hitting straps at the right time

Queensland Firebirds captain Gabi Simpson says her side are finding form at the right time in their bid for a third-straight title.

Lightning need to strike in third quarter

Super Netball leaders Sunshine Coast have plenty to smile about after a seventh win for the season but know they still have plenty to work on.

Match Highlights: West Coast V Fremantle

Match Highlights: West Coast V Fremantle

Firebirds defeat Fever in Super Netball

The Queensland Firebirds have beaten the West Coast Fever by five goals in their Super Netball clash on Saturday night.

Lightning back on top of Super Netball

Sunshine Coast Lightning remain on top of the Super Netball table after beating Adelaide 59-50 in a game preceded by a player protest against Netball Australia.

Match highlights: North Melbourne v Gold Coast

Match highlights: North Melbourne v Gold Coast

LA's Paul dominates Ingles and Jazz in NBA

The Los Angeles Clippers overcame a boisterous Utah crowd and an injury to power forward Blake Griffin to beat the Jazz in the NBA playoffs.

Kidd praises Delly, Maker in Bucks romp

Patty Mills' San Antonio Spurs were lethargic in their loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, but still lead the playoff series 2-1

Foley's boot sinks Reds at Suncorp

A Bernard Foley kicking masterclass has punished an ill-disciplined Reds outfit at Suncorp Stadium. Watch all the highlights here including a vintage try assist by Quade Cooper.

Super Netball protest coming but no strike

Players will protest but not strike at this weekend's Super Netball matches in response to Kathryn Harby-Williams being voted off the Netball Australia board.

Eli Manning defends NFL memorabilia claims

NFL star Eli Manning has hit out at claims he provided fake memorabilia to fans and collectors.

Vintage Quade sets up Perese

It was some vintage Quade Cooper to set up Izaia Perese in the corner but it wasn't enough for the Queensland Reds against the Waratahs tonight.

Orica-Scott change Tour de France plans

Australian cycling team Orica-Scott are confident Esteban Chaves has recovered from his knee injury, but are unsure how he will perform in the Tour de France.

Whittaker ready for UFC world title shot

Australian Robert Whittaker says he's ready for a shot at the UFC middleweight world title after his win last weekend lifted him to No.3 in the rankings.

Match highlights: Brisbane Lions v Port Adelaide

Match highlights: Brisbane Lions v Port Adelaide

Cycling road nationals stay in Ballarat

After growing speculation at the start of the year, Cycling Australia have confirmed the road nationals will stay in Ballarat for at least three years.

Dennis loses time as Sky dominate in Alps

After winning stage two of the Tour of the Alps, Australian cycling star Rohan Dennis has lost more than four minutes in stage three.

Highlights: Carlton v Sydney Swans

Highlights: Carlton v Sydney Swans

Players back Harby-Williams in power play

Retired Diamonds netballer Bianca Chatfield says players will hinge their next move on what happens in the board elections in Friday's annual general meeting.

Kookaburras captain injured, out of Cup

Kookaburras skipper Mark Knowles will miss the Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament because of injury.

Highlights: Hawthorn v St Kilda

Highlights: Hawthorn v St Kilda

Fanning happy with fifth at Bells surfing

After struggling in his first two events back on the world surfing tour, Mick Fanning changed his approach for Bells Beach.

Joe Ingles' Jazz fall to Clippers in NBA

It has been a tough night for Australia's NBA players with Joe Ingles, Dante Exum, Matthew Dellavedova and Thon Maker all suffering playoff losses.

Joe Ingles' Jazz fall to Clippers

It was a tough night for Australia's NBA players with Joe Ingles, Dante Exum, Matthew Dellavedova and Thon Maker all on losing teams.

Dennis scores cycling win ahead of Giro

After losing time in stage one, Australian Rohan Dennis quickly bounced back to win the second stage in the Tour of the Alps.

Bells surf trophy takes toll as Smith wins

The next stop for South African surfer Jordy Smith after winning at Bells Beach for the first time might be a dental clinic.

Paralysed BMX cycling champ back on a bike

Badly-injured Australian BMX cycling star Sam Willoughby is determined to be walking for his wedding later this year.

Raptors rip Delly for 'hellish' screens

Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey has compared Matthew Dellavedova to the great NBA point guard, John Stockton

Brondello to coach Opals at Tokyo Olympics

Basketball Australia have appointed former Opals guard Sandy Brondello as coach of the team up to and including the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Lay day delays Fanning's charge at Bells

A fourth-round clash featuring Australian surfing star Mick Fanning and world No.1 John John Florence at Bells Beach is on hold for 24 hours.

Ingles set to cash in after Jazz season

In the midst of Utah's NBA playoff series with Los Angeles Clippers, Joe Ingles has joked with US reporters about why he never pursued Australian rules.

Fitzgibbons hobbled by back, foot injuries

After losing her Bells Beach quarter-final, Sally Fitzgibbons revealed she had back spasms along with her cut foot.

Haas impresses with fourth in cycling

Australian cyclist Nathan Haas just missed the podium at Amstel Gold as Belgian Philippe Gilbert continued his strong form with a fourth win.

Conlogue beats Gilmore to win Bells title

American Courtney Conlogue won her second-straight title at Bells Beach with a pulsating victory in the final over Australian Stephanie Gilmore.

Aussie UFC star Whittaker calls out champ

Australian UFC middleweight Rob Whittaker wants a shot at the world title against champion Michael Bisping.

Wilkinson bows out at Bells Beach surfing

Australian defending champion Matt Wilkinson felt he deserved a better score on his best wave as he lost to Brazilian Wiggolly Dantas.

Fanning ousts Slater at Bells Beach

Australia's three-time world champion Mick Fanning has ended Kelly Slater's hopes of winning a fifth Rip Curl Pro crown at Bells Beach.

Aussies open NBA playoffs with wins

It was a big day for Australians in the NBA with Joe Ingles, Dante Exum, Thon Maker, Matthew Dellavedova and Patty Mills all scoring wins.

Cancer survivor steals the show at Bells

Australian surfer Glyndyn Ringrose has a fresh outlook on life after beating testicular cancer and returning to the World Surf League in his home town.

Ingles key to Jazz's match-winning play

Utah coach Quin Snyder played Joe Ingles for 32 minutes, but opted to leave the team's other Australian Dante Exum on the bench for game one of the playoffs.

Ankudinoff claims cycling worlds silver

There was no gold for Australian at the Hong Kong velodrome on Saturday but there were two very gutsy rides for minor medals.

Fitzgibbons and Gilmore win at Bells Beach

Top Australian surfers Sally Fitzgibbons and Stephanie Gilmore are through to the Rip Curl Pro quarter-finals at Bells Beach in Victoria.

Dennis aims to test cycling form in Alps

Australian cycling star Rohan Dennis will use the Tour of the Alps as a test ahead of next month's Giro d'Italia.

Florence and Toledo light up Bells Beach

Reigning world surfing champion John John Florence and Brazilian Filipe Toledo wowed the Bells Beach crowd on Saturday.

Bells Beach called off due to small swell

The Bells Beach World Surf League event has been called off for the day with event officials anticipating a larger swell for the weekend.

Horn-Pacquiao looking to join elite list

The upcoming bout between Jeff Horn and Manny Pacquiao is looming as one of Australia's biggest boxing contests, but there've been plenty of other major fights.

More eyes focused on new netball comp

New Netball Australia CEO Marne Fechner says live and television audiences for the fledgling Super Netball competition are up significantly on the old comp.

Jazz's Exum, Ingles set for playoff debut

Thon Maker was spectacular for the Milwaukee Bucks in their final NBA regular season game loss to the Eastern Conference's number one seeded Boston Celtics.

Silver for Australian duo in team sprint

Kaarle McCulloch and Stephanie Morton have won Australia's first medal of the world track cycling championships in Hong Kong with silver in the team sprint.

Fitzgibbons to ignore pain in Bells quest

Australian surfer Sally Fitzgibbons is almost certain to ignores a foot injury to take her place in a sudden-death round-four heat at Bells Beach.

Regional Vic bid to revitalise Comm Games

Regional Victoria is proposing a unique bid for the 2030 Commonwealth Games that takes in 11 cities.

Australia make big start at cycling worlds

Australia's team pursuiters were among the pacesetters in the opening session of the world track cycling championships.

Fitzgibbons badly cuts foot in Bells heat

Australian surfing star Sally Fitzgibbons had to be carried from Bells Beach after suffering a deep cut late in her third-round heat.

Women's gridiron turn to crowdfunding

Players from the Australian women's gridiron team are asking the public to help support their trip to the World Championships in Canada.

Suzy Batkovic returns to Townsville Fire

Suzy Batkovic is eager to secure another WNBL title for Townsville after signing a one-year deal to return to the North Queensland powerhouse.

Florence determined to ring surfing's bell

Reigning world champion John John Florence has brought outstanding form to Bells Beach.

Fitzgibbons badly cuts foot in Bells heat

Sally Fitzgibbons' fall late on day one of the Rip Curl Pro has left the joint world No.1 surfer with a serious foot injury.

Gilmore has regained top surfing form

After ending her two years without a win in the world surfing league, Australian Stephanie Gilmore shares the rankings lead ahead of the Bells Beach event.

Patty, Delly, Exum set for NBA Playoffs

Australia's Dante Exum and Joe Ingles are keys for the Utah Jazz as they battle the Los Angeles Clippers' for the NBA's Western Conference's fourth playoff spot

Aussie NBA stars gearing up for playoffs

A closer look at how Australia's NBA stars are faring ahead of the playoffs.

Liverpool confirm friendly with Sydney FC

English Premier League giants Liverpool FC are coming Down Under for the fourth time to play a post-season friendly against A-League premiers Sydney FC.

Horn-Pacquiao bout to bring $24 mil to Qld

The July 2 bout between hometown hero Jeff Horn and Manny Pacquiao is expected to bring $24 million to the Queensland economy, says Tourism Minister Kate Jones.

Lightning creating own netball history

Sunshine Coast lightning are keen on creating a lasting impression on the Super Netball competition, as their star-studded outfit starts to hit its stride.

Lightning overcome Swifts in Super Netball

After trailing by four goals at the final break, Sunshine Coast Lightning have overcome NSW Swifts 55-50 in their Super Netball clash.

Hockeyroos third at four-nation tournament

Australia have finished third at the women's Festival of Hockey tournament after beating the United States 3-2 in a shootout.

Fans to pay $39 for a Horn-Pacquiao ticket

Boxing fans will be able to watch Queensland's Jeff Horn take on world champion Manny Pacquiao for the same price as two cinema tickets.

Florence wins WA surfing after shark scare

Hawaii's reigning world champion John John Florence has won the World Surf League's Margaret River Pro.

Horn to take on Manny Pacquiao in July

One of the biggest fights in Australian boxing history will take place on July 2 in Brisbane when Jeff Horn faces Manny Pacquiao.

Vixens the benchmark: Thunderbirds coach

Despite losing by 21 goals, Dan Ryan took plenty of positives out of the Thunderbirds' performance against the team he considers the Super Netball benchmark.

Burger gets off to a flyer despite delay

Erin Burger didn't arrive at the Gold Coast Convention Centre until minutes before the start of the Firebirds' match but was quick to make her mark.

Vixens crush Thunderbirds in Super Netball

Melbourne Vixens have kept their winning streak intact after easily accounting for the Thunderbirds in Adelaide

Giants extend lead on Super Netball ladder

The Giants have vanquished the Queensland Firebirds in a Super Netball encounter on the Gold Coast on Saturday.

Birtwhistle secures Games triathlon start

Jake Birtwhistle has joined Ashleigh Gentle, Emily Tapp and Bill Chaffey in gaining Commonwealth Games triathlon nominations.

Gentle earns Comm Games tri selection

The World Triathlon Series race on the Gold Coast also offered automatic Commonwealth Games nominations for Australian competitors.

Horn-Pacquiao announcement due Sunday

Details for Australian boxing star Jeff Horn's fight with Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao will reportedly be released on Sunday.

Fever take positives from Super defeat

The Magpies were too strong for West Coast Fever in their Super Netball clash at Hisense Arena.

Black Sticks book trans-Tasman final

New Zealand and Australia will meet in the final of the women's Festival of Hockey tournament following a tense final round of matches.

Fitzgibbons wins Margaret River Pro

Sally Fitzgibbons has won the final of the Margaret River Pro after upstaging current world champion Tyler Wright in the decider.

Carfrae puts triathlon on hold to be a mum

While Australian triathlon star Mirinda Carfrae is about to start a family, she is confident of returning to Kona for a fourth Hawaiian Ironman title.

McGregor defends Dragons' medical staff

St George Illawarra coach Paul McGregor has reinforced his support of his medical staff after the club were fined for breaching NRL concussion protocols.

Gentle aims for big triathlon dividend

Australian triathlete Ashleigh Gentle is following the example of American star Gwen Jorgensen, moving to Wollongong to further her career.

Hayman prepares for Paris-Roubaix defence

Mathew Hayman, only the second Australian to win Paris-Roubaix, is still nervous watching a replay of last year's triumph.

Worner steps down from Swans board

Seven West boss Tim Worner has stood down from the Sydney Swan's board amid a very public legal battle with former lover Amber Harrison.

Doolan named Ricky Ponting medallist

Tasmania's most prestigious cricketing award, the Ricky Ponting Medal, has gone to batsman Alex Doolan.

Tim Worner quits Sydney Swans board

Seven West media chief executive Tim Worner has stood down from the Sydney Swans board amid a legal battle with former lover Amber Harrison.

Hockeyroos draw 1-1 with New Zealand

New Zealand and Australia have played out a hard fought 1-1 draw at the women's Festival of Hockey tournament in Hastings.

Perth Lynx re-sign WNBL star Sami Whitcomb

American-born guard Sami Whitcomb says Perth is her home now and is thrilled to re-sign with the Lynx for a further two WNBL seasons.

Ablett fully committed to Gold Coast Suns

Gary Ablett says he's fully committed to the Gold Coast despite wanting to transfer back to his former club Geelong last year.

Axed Panthers face anxious NRL wait

Penrith trio Matt Moylan, Peta Hiku and Waqa Blake aren't guaranteed a NRL recall after being dropped to NSW Cup this week.

Lay day at Margaret River Pro surf comp

The World Surf League is predicting ideal conditions for the Margaret River Pro on the weekend after calling a lay day on Thursday.

Jeff Horn's bout with Pacquiao to go ahead

Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao's advisor says a deal to fight Australian Jeff Horn has been signed.

Lure of Gold Coast para huge for athletes

Paralympian Jess Gallagher says the Commonwealth Games' integration of para sport enticed her to choose the Gold Coast over next year's Winter Paralympic Games.

Locals, spectators key to Games transport

Prior planning and consideration by spectators and residents will be crucial to avoid a transport nightmare at next year's Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Horn, Pacquiao set to agree on fight deal

After being shelved, Australian Jeff Horn's fight with Manny Pacquiao is set to be confirmed for July.

NBA playoffs challenge excites Jazz's Exum

Australian guard Dante Exum is on the verge of his first NBA finals series with the Utah Jazz.

Comm Games prep a boon for Aussie athletes

Gold Coast's preparedness for the 2018 Commonwealth Games is one less stress for Australia's athletes, chef de mission Steve Moneghetti says.

Hockeyroos too good for USA in New Zealand

Australia have earned their second win at the four-nation international women's hockey tournament in Hastings with a 3-1 win over the United States.

Giants netball team already targeted

The Super Netball ladder-leading Giants are finding opposing sides are lifting against them as they set the pace halfway through the new competition

Margaret River Pro surf event on hold

World No.1 Owen Wright will have to wait a few more days before competing in the Margaret River Pro quarter-finals as organisers wait for better conditions.

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games schedule

Key dates for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Dates revealed for Gold Coast Comm Games

Sally Pearson will get her chance to run for Commonwealth Games gold on April 13 next year.

Pearson relishing Comm Games pressure

In-form hurdler Sally Pearson says she is aiming to thrive on the pressure of being the face of next year's Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Aussies dominate Tour of Spain podium

Michael Matthews has won the opening stage of the Tour of Spain with fellow Australians Jay McCarthy and Simon Gerrans finishing second and third.

GC Games reach one year to go milestone

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games organisers have celebrated one year to go before the event starts in 2018 by releasing the event schedule.

Hockeyroos notch first win in Hastings

Goals to Madi Ratcliffe and Jordyn Holzberger have lifted Australia to victory over Japan, their first win at the Festival of Hockey tournament in Hastings.

Com Games ticketing will be fair: Beattie

GOLDOC chairman Peter Beattie has promised the ticket allocation system for the 2018 Commonwealth Games will be as fair as it possibly can be.

Margaret River Pro women's semis on hold

A lay day has been called at the Margaret River Pro surfing event on Monday ahead of women's semi and men's quarter-finals.

Dragon Dugan ruled out of Manly NRL clash

Josh Dugan will miss at least a week of football after injuring his hamstring in the Dragons' NRL win over the Tigers on Sunday.

Vixens win their toughest yet: McKinnis

The Melbourne Vixens have beaten the Magpies 60-56 in their Super Netball derby clash.

Lightning down Firebirds in Super Netball

The Sunshine Coast Lightning have recorded a crushing Super Netball win over the Queensland Firebirds.

Gilmore, Wright into Margaret River semis

Stephanie Gilmore has joined world champion Tyler Wright in the semi-finals of the Margaret River Pro after a nerve-wracking quarter-final victory.

2018 Commonwealth Games venues

A rundown of the venues for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Australia's recent Comm Games performances

How Australia has fared at recent Commonwealth Games.

Pressure on to be No.1 at Gold Coast Games

After being eclipsed in Glasgow and then failing to shine at the Rio Olympics, Australia is chasing nothing less than No.1 at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Facts and figures for 2018 Comm Games

Key numbers and facts for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Gold Coast ready to deliver Games boost

Gold Coast Games chairman Peter Beattie knows the pressure is on to ensure the Commonwealth Games' relevance on the sporting calendar.

West Coast confident of top-four finish

West Coast Fever coach Stacey Marinkovich is hopeful her team can challenge for a top-four Super Netball berth after a 57-40 win over Adelaide.

Swifts still have faith, says Hadley

The Swifts are adamant they can get past the frustration of blowing a six-goal lead over local Super Netball rivals and competition front-runners the Giants.

Lions' coach Fagan demands improvements

Brisbane coach Chris Fagan vented his frustration about a second -quarter brain fade that cost the Lions any chance of victory against Essendon.

Kookaburras beat Pakistan, win Darwin open

It took Australia until the third quarter to claim the lead through Aaron Kleinschmidt and push on for a 5-3 International Hockey Open win over Pakistan.

Open-air Super Netball win for Fever

Playing under an open roof for the first time in Super Netball, West Coast Fever have downed Adelaide Thunderbirds 57-40 at Perth Arena.

Giants down Sifts in Super Netball stoush

The Giants have defeated local Super Netball rivals the Swifts 59-56 to consolidate their spot atop the ladder.

Maker makes his mark in the NBA

Australia's NBA rookie Thon Maker had a career-best 23 points in Milwaukee's 108-105 overtime win over Detroit.

Black Sticks steal draw with Australia

New Zealand have scored in the dying moments to draw 1-1 with Australia and pick up their first points at the Festival of Hockey women's tournament.

Wright on track, John John looms in WA

Owen Wright and John John Florence have surged into the Margaret River Pro quarter-finals after strong performances in rounds three and four.