Storm lead NRL ladder, beating Roosters

Melbourne have taken the NRL ladder lead with a 26-10 win over the Sydney Roosters although Cronulla can reclaim top spot with victory over Newcastle.

US open Rio tune-up with 111-74 win over Argentina

Los Angeles (AFP) - Kevin Durant scored 23 points and DeMarcus Cousins pulled down 15 rebounds as the United States cruised past Argentina 111-74 in their first tune-up for the Rio de Janeiro …


Venus Williams books WTA Stanford semi-final

San Francisco (AFP) - Top-seeded Venus Williams booked her semi-final berth at the WTA hardcourt tournament in Stanford, California, with a 6-4, 6-1 victory over 17-year-old wild card CiCi Bellis.