Western Force centre Kyle Godwin is confident the team will improve in 2016 after a horror campaign last season.
Hawaiian Carissa Moore is close to winning the women's world surfing title again after impressing in the early rounds at the Maui Pro.

Ricciardo eager to fire back in F1

Daniel Ricciardo's sixth-place finish at Abu Dhabi confirmed eighth overall placing in the 2015 Formula One championship.
AUCKLAND (Reuters) - Six simple words eloquently summed up the impact Jonah Lomu had on rugby union when New Zealand paid its final respects to the former All...

Eagles won't become AFL copycats

West Coast will attempt to do things their own way as they bid to topple Hawthorn in 2016.
The punt returner who replaced Jarryd Hayne, Bruce Ellington, fumbled another punt against the Arizona Cardinals.
West Indies captain Jason Holder was impressed by Australia's 2-0 Test series win over New Zealand but says their batting showed some fragility.
Brendon Bolton will review Carlton's on-field leadership structure before giving Marc Murphy the green light to continue as captain of the club.
New Sydney Kings coach Joe Connelly says his side, anchored to the bottom of the NBL table, can still make the finals.

Scott speaks out on NRL burnout

NRL star Matt Scott says the issue of player welfare is not being taken seriously by rugby league's governing body.
ADELAIDE (Reuters) - New Zealand are awaiting clarification from the International Cricket Council regarding Nigel Llong's contentious third umpire decision in...
Brad Scott will coach North Melbourne until the end of the 2018 season after agreeing a contract extension with the AFL club.
STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - Olympique de Marseille snatched a 3-3 draw at home to AS Monaco in a Ligue 1 thriller on Sunday while surprise package Caen climbed...
The second edition of the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road race will be held at the end of January, with Rohan Dennis and Simon Gerrans confirmed starters.
New Zealand coach Mike Hesson says his side has contacted the International Cricket Council regarding Nigel Llong's contentious verdict in Adelaide.

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