Cricket missing tennis ace Ash

Ashleigh Barty maintains her focus.

Former cricket coach says Barty could have played for Australia

Australia, you should be ashamed

He won in straight sets, but it was a tough one for Nick.

Kyrgios was livid, and he had every right to be

Bring on the BBL Heat, says Brisbane

Jimmy Peirson sets off for a run during a BBL game at the Gabba.

It's crunch time as Brisbane Heat prepare to take on Sydney Sixers

Robbie King flies flag on night of upsets at Pro Darts Showdown

Gold Coast player Robbie King practises at Southport following his semi-final appearance in Brisbane. Photo: Richard Gosling

The Gold Coaster went toe to toe with Johnny K

Aloisi to be part of Roar revamp

Aloisi is hoping for a big push to the end of the season. (AAP Image/Glenn Hunt)

John Aloisi gets backing of Roar owners despite poor results

Price’s Dakar hopes shattered on Stage 10

Toby Price lost almost 50 minutes Stage 10 of the Dakar Rally. Pic: KTM /

Dakar Rally: Toby Price’s hopes of victory shattered by Stage 10

Brisbane Broncos player accused of assaulting woman

A BRISBANE NRL player has been accused of assaulting a woman.

Test hitman accepts awkward Broncos assignment

Sam Tagataese has been tasked with helping to usher in a young brigade of Broncos forwards into the top grade. Photo: Courtesy of Brisbane Broncos

Sam Tagataese’s role with Broncos could cost him contract extension

Kiwi Test flyer joins Raiders ‘fat club’

Jordan Rapana of the Raiders celebrates scoring a try.

Kiwi Test flyer Jordan Rapana joins Canberra Raiders ‘fat club’

Wallaby legend arrested in Japan on NYE

George Smith has played in France, England and Japan after retiring from international rugby.

Wallaby legend George Smith arrested in Japan after doing a runner

Burns blow ahead of Sixers clash

Joe Burns faces a race to face the Sixers. (AAP Image/Steve Pohlner)

Heat suffer blow as Joe Burns injured ahead of Sixers clash

Federer warns Djokovic faces tough test

Roger Federer during his first-round win against Aljaz Bedene.

Roger Federer keeps close eye on Novak Djokovic return

Smoking Jo keeps on swinging

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga serves in his second-round win over Denis Shapovalov.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga gets job done in epic five-set thriller

Mark Thompson’s spectacular fall from grace

Essendon training at the True Value Solar Centre, Tullamarine Mark Thompson Essendon Coach Pictures: Angie Basdekis

Thompson’s spectacular spiral from AFL star to drug trafficking scandal

'Big Three' complete an unprecedented treble

Billy Slater with the NRL trophy after the Storm's grand final win.

YEAR IN REVIEW: Smith, Slater and Cronk made clean sweep in 2017.

'I thought my Roar career was history'

Thomas Kristensen returns from injury for Brisbane Roar.

Roar midfielder Thomas Kristensen feared he would never play again

Larkin’s plan to overcome Rio disappointment

Mitch Larkin winner of the 200m backstroke final on day 1 of the Australian Swimming Championships at the Brisbane Aquatic Centre in Chandler, Sunday, April 9, 2017. (AAP Image/Glenn Hunt) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Mitch Larkin could add the medley to his Commonwealth Games assault

World Cup Team of the Tournament

Australian team member's celebrate their victory in the Rugby League World Cup men's final match between Australia and England in Brisbane on December 2, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Patrick HAMILTON / --IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE — STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE —

Australia cap off stunning RLWC with five in Team of the Tournament

Women's cricket is picking up pace

Australian fast bowler Holly Ferling is excited by the growth of women's cricket.

Holly Ferling says female bowlers can break new ground.

Ashes surprise packet fulfills Lehmann prophecy

Mitchell and Shaun Marsh on the SCG honour board after their centuries against England on January 7, 2017.

Shaun Marsh has been absolutely spot on

It is easy to avoid the drama and enjoy sport

There's plenty to love about sport, you just have to look.

OPINION: Jarryd Hayne is not worth the Eels' time

WASTED TALENT: Jarryd Hayne looks on during the round 25 NRL match between the Titans and Bulldogs.

I was excited to see Jarryd Hayne return to the NRL.

OPINION: Cronk clash at Adelaide is a waste

Sydney Roosters recruit Cooper Cronk could play his first game against Melbourne Storm at Adelaide.

The prospect of seeing Cronk play against Melbourne is unmissable.

Craddock: Top 10 batsmen since Bradman

Robert Craddock says Steve Smith is the best Aussie bat since Sir Donald Bradman

Top 10 Australian batsmen since Sir Donald Bradman

RLWC: How the Kangaroos are shaping up

Jordan McLean during training in Brisbane ahead of the Kangaroos' opening Rugby League World Cup game against England in Melbourne on October 27.

Australia certainly isn't exempt from the cloud of confusion

Taumalolo urges Morgan to sign long term

North Queensland Cowboys pre-season training. Jason Taumalolo. Picture: Alix Sweeney

Taumalolo urges Morgan to sign long term

Taumalolo’s big hint on international future

Jason Taumalolo of Tonga leads the Sipi Tau during the World Cup.

Jason Taumalolo’s big hint on international rugby league future

‘It sucks’: Titans star gutted by delayed start to 2018

Jarrod Wallace has vowed to maintain his aggressive ways in 2018. Photo: Dave Hunt

Titans prop Jarrod Wallace to maintain the rage despite suspension

Ash injection: Brennan declares Titans now Taylor’s team

Titans half Ash Taylor is the face of the franchise but won’t captain the club in 2018. Photo: Jerad Williams

Taylor to take control of Titans in 2018 but not as captain

Bigger is better: Broncos complete premiership puzzle

Josh McGuire returned for his first day of pre-season training with the Broncos on Monday. Photo: David Clark

Bigger bodies give Brisbane Broncos the squad needed to win first title in 12...

Why looming JT circus won’t hurt Cows

Johnathan Thurston at Cowboys training. Picture: Alix Sweeney

NRL 2018: Why impending Thurston farewell won’t affect Cowboys

Cross-code star drops one sport to narrow focus

Erin Phillips has officially retired from basketball. Picture: Mark Brake

Erin Phillips calls time on basketball career to focus on AFLW

Young Lion backed to be best of the new batch

The AFL draft class of 2017. Picture: Eugene Hyland

Cam Rayner backed to be the best first-year player in 2018

‘Bomber’ Thompson flees country after drug raid

Mark Thompson arriving back at his home in Port Melbourne.

AFL legend Mark “Bomber” Thompson spotted leaving the country

Arsenal boss branded referee a 'disgrace'

Arsene Wenger reacts to a referee's decision.

New report reveals details of Arsenal manager's verbal attack on ref

Mitch’s late bid to be Socceroos’ No.1

Mitch Langerak has joined Nagoya Grampus. Pic: Mark Evans

Langerak joins Japanese club Nagoya Grampus in hunt for Cup shirt

Ange Postecoglou begins Japanese adventure

Yokohama F Marinos new head coach Ange Postecoglou (right).

ANGE Postecoglou has promised success to Yokohama F. Marinos.

Reds manager: ‘What the F*** was that?’

Liverpool's manager Juergen Klopp gestures during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield Stadium, in Liverpool, England, Sunday Jan. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)

Liverpool ends Manchester City's unbeaten run.

Wenger: Sanchez could leave within 24-48hrs

Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez didn’t travel to Bournemouth.

ARSENE Wenger has confirmed Alexis Sanchez could leave Arsenal.

Headline acts the BBL must bring down under

The Big Bash needs to go hunting for some bigger names in 2018/19.

We turn the BBL spotlight to world’s most exciting imports

Lyon roars as Sixers smash fallen Stars

Nathan Lyon was at his best at the MCG. (Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Nathan Lyons roars as Sixers smash Stars at the MCG

Hurricane warning as BBL heads to Adelaide

D'Arcy Short hits out against the Brisbane Heat.

The red-hot Hobart Hurricanes to take on the Adelaide Strikers

Ben Stokes charged over nightclub brawl

Ben Stokes carries two bats as he gets ready for a stint in the nets.

Ben Stokes says he is keen to clear his name after being charged

Short blows Heat away for Hurricanes

Short was in superb form. (Photo by Darrian Traynor/Getty Images)

Short stars as Hobart Hurricanes smash Brisbane Heat by six wickets

Australia suffering Ashes hangover: Marsh

Mitch Marsh says Australia is suffering from an Ashes hangover.

Mitch Marsh says Australia is suffering from an Ashes hangover

Geitz, Layton remain in Games mix

Coach Lisa Alexander says star defenders Laura Geitz and Sharni Layton “are still in the picture’’ for Comm Games selection after they miss out on Diamonds squad...

Geitz to train with Diamonds squad

Laura Geitz. Photo: Peter Wallis

Geitz trains with Diamonds as Commonwealth Games auditions ramp up

Bassett labels Diamonds 'underdogs' for Quad Series

HECTIC SCHEDULE: Caitlin Bassett, pictured  in action during the netball Constellation Cup between the New Zealand Silver Ferns and Australian Diamonds, is gearing up for the upcoming Quad Series.

CAITLIN Bassett believes the Australian Diamonds are "underdogs”.

Cloud over Layton’s Comm Games hopes

Sharni Layton in action for the Magpies.

Diamonds defender Sharni Layton cut from Australian squad

Diamonds strengthen No.1 status

The Australian Diamonds celebrate after winning the Constellation Cup.

Australia back on top of world.

Diamonds waiting on Sharni Layton green light

Sharni Layton in full throttle for the Magpies during Super Netball.

Sharni Layton waiting for green light to make Diamonds return

Sharni Layton named for return

Sharni Layton of the Diamonds competes for the ball with Bailey Mes of the Silver Ferns during game one of the 2016 Constellation Cup.

Defender named in squad to tour in January next year.

Ef Troop hoop pays price for early charge

MATT McGillivray was suspended for one month for causing severe interference on Ef Troop in a sensational aftermath to the Magic Millions Classic.

Lead-up to Classic deserves a boost

Sunlight grabbed the spotlight with her stunning win in the Magic Millions Classic. Picture: Adam Head

Why lead-up to Magic Millions Classic deserves a prizemoney boost

McEvoy sets sights on Golden Slipper after Sunlight’s Magic Millions romp

Sunlight will be aimed at the Golden Slipper after romping to victory in the Magic Millions Classic.

McEvoy sets sights on Golden Slipper after Sunlight’s Magic Millions romp

Sportsbet's horse Four Beers Please finishes last on debut

Four Beers Please, the horse bought by bookmaker Sportsbet to race for nearly 12,000 of its customers, has made an inglorious start to her racing career.

Horse owned by betting agency loses first race

Pierata is the hot favourite for the 3YO Guineas

Magic Millions horses on the beach at Surfers Paradise for the barrier draw and Commonwealth Games baton relay arrival. Champion jockey Hugh Bowman, carrying the Queen’s Baton. Picture: Nigel Hallett.

Arrestar was found to be lame in the near hind.

Horse backed from $6.50 into $3 throws jockey off

Punting is a seriously cruel game at times and the 'Overs God' was at his most wrathful at Geelong on Thursday.

Jockey has shortest ride of his career

Harron pays $900,000 for Snitzel colt

James Harron Bloodstock has parted with nearly $1 million for a yearling on the opening day of the 2018 Magic Millions Sales, paying $900,000 for the colt by Snitzel.

"He's just one of the stand out physicals."

Bad signs for Cooroy Golf Club's sponsorship display

Cooroy Golf Club has been told to remove illegal advertising signs by New Year's Eve

Aussie golfer suspended for doping violation

Mark Hensby hits from a trp during a PGA Tour event.

PGA Tour suspends Australian golfer Mark Hensby for doping violation

Australian golfer suspended for doping violation

Mark Hensby of Australia hits out of a sand trap

AUSTRALIAN golfer suspended for a yea

Bland looking forward to 2018

SOLID SEASON: Adam Bland in action during the Australian PGA at RACV Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast. (AAP Image)

Adam Bland secures European Tour Card in Australian PGA