Essendon indigenous player Courtenay Dempsey says he and his family are deeply upset after he was the target of racial abuse online.
Swans' star Mike Pyke reckons the AFL club now has a genuine ruck combination in he and Kurt Tippett.
PARIS (Reuters) - Montpellier's Fijian utility back Timoci Nagusa has claimed he was racially abused by a Pau fan during a French Top 14 game on Saturday.
COLOMBO (Reuters) - India lost both overnight batsmen but rode Rohit Sharma's gutsy half-century to stretch their overall lead to 243 runs at lunch on the...
The match review panel has charged Steve Johnson for the third time this season, but he can play in Geelong's season-ending game against Adelaide.
"It's a blow for Mat to miss these games but he picked up a knock in Spain overnight and with the travel distance and the lateness of his club game we have...
The Wests Tigers' season ends this weekend but unwanted skipper Robbie Farah could be back on day one of pre-season in November.
It was a first victory anywhere for the Cook Islands, ranked 206th in the 209-team FIFA rankings and boasting a population of fewer than 15,000, since beating...
Bulldog coach Des Hasler has been issued with a $20,000 fine by the NRL for comments made about the referees in Saturday night's 20-18 win over Newcastle.
Rondon scored the winner in first-half injury time at the Britannia Stadium, heading Rickie Lambert's cross past keeper Jack Butland after Stoke were reduced to...

Comm Games target top athletes

Commonwealth Games Federation chief executive David Grevemberg says the organisation is looking to ensure the event is on the radar of top athletes.
Dustin Fletcher says he's "50-50" to play in a possible farewell date with Collingwood on Sunday that could end his stunning 23-year AFL career.
The Portuguese central defender and his teammates have also urged midfielder Victor Wanyama to stay at St Mary's, the Daily Echo reported.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Inter Milan have boosted their frontline after signing Croatia forward Ivan Perisic from VfL Wolfsburg on a five-year deal, the German club...
All three missed Saturday's 2-2 draw with Sunderland, where Villa's Scott Sinclair scored twice to take his tally to five goals in four games.
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