Bronte Campbell will hope to keep the Australian Swimmer of the Year award in the family despite pressure from backstrokers Emily Seebohm and Mitch Larkin.
Roger Federer has hailed Lleyton Hewitt as a trailblazer for mental and physical toughness after the Australian's US Open farewell at Flushing Meadows.
The Cook Islands, who only needed a draw to win the four-nation qualifying group, were beaten 2-0 by a 10-man American Samoa.
The Toffees take on the Premier League champions on Sept. 12 and Martinez says the Argentine defender, signed from River Plate for 9.5 million pounds on deadline...
SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) - Chinese riot police were deployed for a World Cup qualifying football match between China and Chinese-ruled Hong Kong that ended...
Maroons State of Origin great Steve Renouf remains unimpressed by North Queensland despite the NRL club claiming the club championship for the first time.

Cats to farewell three AFL stars

Geelong will send off three premiership players on Saturday amid rampant speculation that Adelaide star Patrick Dangerfield is about to join them.
The former Barcelona winger said while United dragged their heels over his transfer, Chelsea were more decisive and the prospect of living in London also...
The 22-year-old scored 31 goals in his breakthrough campaign for Spurs last season, including 21 in the Premier League, and is in the England squad for their...
Australian cycling star Michael Matthews has won stage two of the Tour of Alberta, his first race since finishing the Tour de France with cracked ribs.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Simona Halep and Stan Wawrinka beat the heat with straight-sets wins to reach the third round of a sweltering U.S. Open on Thursday while...
West Coast will lock up second spot with victory over St Kilda in their AFL clash at Domain Stadium.
Experienced Matt O'Connor has been appointed as Queensland's attack coach, completing the Reds' 2016 Super Rugby coaching panel.
Cronulla can sew up fourth spot on the NRL ladder with a win over Manly on Sunday, booking a date with the Sydney Roosters in the qualifying final.

Hewitt savours US Open swansong

Lleyton Hewitt has played his last US Open match after losing an epic five-set second-round encounter with Davis Cup teammate Bernard Tomic.

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New Zealand has released its final list of four flag designs to be voted on in a public referendum in November.
Australian families who lose loved ones to drug overdose are dealing with their grief alone because of a damaging and persistent stigma.