The one thing that will elude Cooper Cronk

Cooper Cronk has built a career that's ticked nearly every box. But here's why he may fall just short of the greatest honour.

Latrell's painful split: 'I couldn't get out of bed'

Latrell Mitchell has spoken emotionally about the messy split and touted club switch that have dominated NRL headlines.

Sam-McKendry-Mole

Comeback for rugby league's unluckiest man

Sam McKendry has defied medical advice after a horror run of injury and the former Test star is ready to return.

Heath Grundy

Swans veteran calls time on AFL career

Sydney defender Heath Grundy has announced his retirement from the AFL due to injury.
Sam Kerr

Matildas legend's huge World Cup call

Matildas legend Cheryl Salisbury knew this time would come. She sees the FIFA Women's World Cup as a vehicle to take equality in Australian sport to the next level.

Russian powerlifter Yaroslav Radashkevich suffered a sickening broken leg.

Powerlifter suffers horrifying injury

A 20-year-old powerlifter was rushed to hospital after his attempt goes terribly wrong at an event in Russia.

Matildas before playing USA

How World Cup snub could bite Matildas

New Matildas coach Ante Milicic had some "safe" selections in his World Cup squad, but he may regret a few omissions.

NASCAR punch up

NASCAR driver repeatedly punched in on-track 'beef'

Clint Bowyer charged at Ryan Newman and punched him through the driver's side window at the NASCAR All-Star Race.

Malthouse blasts Blues over 'warrior' Cripps

Mick Malthouse has sent Carlton a grave warning over what they're doing to doing to 'warrior' star Patrick Cripps.

Fernando Alonso has failed to qualify for the Indy500.

How 'idiots' ruined Alonso's Indy500 bid

McLaren boss Zak Brown has promised to wield the axe after a string of errors turned their Indy500 campaign into a farce.

Lockyer's huge wake-up call for $1m flop

Darren Lockyer has questioned the work ethic of a $1 million per season NRL star who is not providing value for money.

Steve Smith and David Warner

England star's surprise support for Smith, Warner

Returning Australian duo David Warner and Steve Smith have a surprise ally in an England rival for the World Cup and the Ashes.

Families separated in World Cup ticketing gaffe

Furious fans who booked tickets to watch the Matildas and other teams at the Women's World Cup may be separated.

Tevita Pangai Junior

'I’ve called Freddy': Pangai Jr commits to Tonga

Broncos powerhouse Tevita Pangai Junior has formally committed to Tonga, ruling him out of NSW's stocks for State of Origin.

Carlton Blues player Dale Thomas leaves the AFL tribunal

Daisy fined for 'f---ing cheat' umpire abuse

Carlton veteran Dale Thomas copped a hefty fine at the AFL tribunal after pleading guilty to vile umpire abuse.

Barty hit a hurdle en route to the French Open

Ash Barty hits French Open hurdle

Ash Barty has withdrawn from a French Open lead-in tournament, raising questions about her chances at Roland Garros.

Cooper Cronk and Luke Keary

Roosters back Cronk's Immortal claim

Cooper Cronk's Sydney Roosters teammates have begun the push for him to one day be inducted as a rugby league Immortal following his retirement announcement.

Andrew Bogut stars for the Warriors

Bogut hilariously snubbed by teammate amid Lakers furore

Andrew Bogut has fired a shot at his former side the Los Angeles Lakers after Magic Johnson’s public take down of the organisation.

Ash-Taylor-ball

Why NRL has an instant millionaire problem

A one-game NRL player just said he wanted to be a millionaire, and there's already a cautionary tale. Time for a radical fix.

Jack de Belin

Dragons rally around 'struggling' De Belin

Jack de Belin's St George Illawarra teammates have thrown their support behind a challenge of the NRL's "no-fault" stand down rules under.
Adam Goodes during his career with the Swans

Goodes documentary a 'line in the sand'

An AFL indigenous leader says a documentary detailing Adam Goodes' bitter exit from the AFL is a line in the sand when it comes to racial issues.
Moylan and Dufty

NRL Teams: Dragons swing axe, Shark returns

The Sharks will see their injury ravaged side bolstered with the return of stars Matt Moylan and Shaun Johnson from hamstring issues.

Pakistan batsman Asif Ali

World Cup call up marked by devastating loss

Batsman Asif Ali has been added to the Pakistan World Cup squad just a day after the death of his 19-month-old daughter.

George Smith

Wallabies legend ends 20-year career

Former Wallabies flanker George Smith has retired from rugby, ending a career notable for its quality and longevity.

Prodigy gets Origin debut nod from NSW legend

Peter Sterling has named a Canberra Raiders prodigy in his NSW Origin team, one of four debutants for the Blues.

'Absolute sucks': Kyrgios' rant at tennis icon

Nick Kyrgios has launched a shock attack on one of tennis' greatest icons, leading into the season's second Grand Slam.

Israel Folau

Folau case triggers extraordinary review

The rugby players union says it will establish a committee to review how players can express their faith after the Israel Folau saga.
Michael Slater

Aggravated Slater kicked off plane

Legendary Australian opener and cricket commentator Michael Slater has apologised for inconveniencing passengers after he was kicked off a Qantas flight.

Jason Akermanis is under fire for racist remarks.

Akermanis savaged over racist remark

Brownlow Medallist Jason Akermanis has been slammed over racist comments he made during an appearance on a TV show.

Niki Lauda has died at the age of 70.

F1 champ Niki Lauda dies aged 70

Three time world champion Niki Lauda has died at the age of 70.