Kyrgios wins Newcombe Medal

Teenage ace Nick Kyrgios has crowned his dazzling season with the Newcombe Medal as Australia's most outstanding tennis player of the year.
Olympic and Paralympic mascots for Rio 2016 presented; now they just need some names.

Docker Fyfe to have shoulder surgery

Fremantle's best and fairest winner Nat Fyfe will need surgery to fix the shoulder he injured while preparing for the International Rules series.

ABC set to axe WNBL, W-League

The ABC is set to end its television coverage of the WNBL and W-League as part of cost-cutting measures.
Michael Cheika is willing to wear early criticism in his role as Wallabies coach because he has full faith in his long-term plan.

Chinese swim star fails drug test

Chinese swimming star Sun Yang failed a drugs test back in May that has only just come to light.
Former England Test opener Michael Carberry will play for the Perth Scorchers this summer, but he knows he has big shoes to fill.
Teenage amateur Lucas Herbert travelled overnight by car from Melbourne and still managed to qualify for this week's Australian Open in Sydney on Monday.
Matt Jones has warned the set up of The Australian course will suit Rory McIlroy to a tee in this week's Australian Open title defence.
Australia's Test team have their final chance for match practice before the first match against India during this week's Sheffield Shield games.

Bogut hurt in Warriors' NBA win

Despite a facial injury to Andrew Bogut, the Golden State Warriors are off to the best-ever season start in their NBA history.
Tom Brady completed 38 of 53 passes for 349 yards and two touchdowns to spark the Patriots to a 34-9 rout of Detroit in the NFL.
Lewis Hamilton's journey from his humble roots to become Britain's most successful racing driver enjoyed another surge with his second F1 title.
Red Bull's team boss has praised Daniel Ricciardo for "an unbelievable year" in which the young Australian finished third in the F1 championship.

Boyd finally happy at Broncos

Once troubled fullback Darius Boyd says he is happy to make a fresh NRL start at the Broncos after months of off-field soul searching.

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