Paris (AFP) - Defending champion Maria Sharapova reached the French Open fourth round for the 11th time on Friday with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Australia's Samantha Stosur.Read more
The Brumbies face a nervous wait after lock Sam Carter injured his knee in their gritty 22-16 Super Rugby win over the Bulls in Canberra on Friday.
LONDON (Reuters) - English rugby's serial offender Dylan Hartley had an ironic comeuppance on Friday when he was dropped from the World Cup training squad for his latest misdemeanour -- and...
Kurtley Beale admits the Lions pose a huge threat going into this weekend's Super Rugby in South Africa, the Johannesburg side full of X-factor players.
Canberra (AFP) - The ACT Brumbies returned to the top of the Australian conference and dented the Northern Bulls play-off hopes with a 22-16 Super Rugby win in Canberra on Friday.
Leeds (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Dylan Hartley's hopes of playing in the World Cup were all but ended after England ran out of patience with the volatile hooker following his latest disciplinary...
Matt Scott will back up from Wednesday night's State of Origin I to lead North Queensland out against Manly on Saturday.
Sydney Roosters centre Blake Ferguson has continued to please his NRL teammates in his return to training this week.
Gold Coast coach Neil Henry says the Titans will only be able to capitalise on a weakened South Sydney if they get their defence right on...
Sydney Roosters prop Sam Moa has thrown his support behind halfback Mitchell Pearce ahead of Monday's NRL clash with Melbourne.
South Sydney superstar Greg Inglis has been cleared to play in his side's NRL clash with the Gold Coast.
Manly say Daly Cherry-Evans will be fit for State of Origin II however he is touch-and-go to return from a shoulder injury before then.
Dragons Origin duo Trent Merrin and Josh Dugan are to back up for Sunday's local derby against Cronulla, despite Dugan picking up a knock to the...
Wests Tigers confirm skipper Robbie Farah has suffered a grade-three AC joint injury, ruling him out of NRL action for up to a month.
Queensland halfback Cooper Cronk has declared the Maroons' superior game management got them home in Origin I.
Injured NSW Origin hopefuls Paul Gallen and Brett Morris are strong chances of making their NRL returns in Round 13.
Parramatta coach Brad Arthur says any hopes of signing Sharks fullback Michael Gordon are "dead and buried".
Warriors winger Manu Vatuvei says a break because of injury and a bye came at a good time for him as he prepares to return to NRL action.
NSW stand-in skipper Robbie Farah appears in doubt for next month's State of Origin game two in the wake of Queensland's 11-10 victory in...
Josh Dugan has produced a terrific performance in a beaten team for NSW against Queensland.
Leeds (United Kingdom) (AFP) - James Anderson said he had enjoyed a "nice moment" after becoming the first England bowler, and 12th overall, to take 400 Test wickets when he dismissed New...
Leeds (United Kingdom) (AFP) - New Zealand, after losing the toss, were 123 for three at tea on the first day of the second Test against England at Headingley on Friday.
By Ed Osmond
LEEDS, England (Reuters) - New Zealand recovered from a dire start to reach 123 for three in rapid time at tea on a rain-disrupted first day of the second test...
LEEDS, England (Reuters) - The start of the second test between England and New Zealand at Headingley was delayed by heavy overnight rain on Friday.
England won the first test...
Adam Voges magical batting form continued with a half-century in Australia's three-day tour match in Antigua, but it's unlikely to earn him a Test debut.
Central Pulse skipper Katrina Grant faces a disciplinary hearing for alleged misconduct following the Pulse's 12th round draw with Southern Steel.
The NSW Swifts have secured a top three finish in the Australian Conference with an enthralling four goal win, 52-48, over the defending champions the Melbourne Vixens in Round 13 of the 2015 ANZ...
Rising netballer Gretel Tippett is following in her brother Kurt's footsteps by forming a powerful combination with a prolific scoring superstar.
The Queensland Firebirds' quest for a home conference final remains on track after a 54-45 victory over Melbourne Vixens.
NSW Swifts have inflicted the biggest ever loss on the Melbourne Vixens, beating them 67-43 in Sydney in the trans-Tasman netball competition.
Australia's Jack Miller is hoping to get his debut MotoGP season back on track at the Italian Grand Prix after crashing out of the last race in France.
The Queen's Birthday long weekend is set to be a busy one for the country's karters with major regional events in Hamilton, Wellington and Nelson and Blenheim.
Italian motorcycling legend Valentino Rossi, seeking a 10th world title in all categories, bids to return to the top of the podium in his home MotoGP this weekend.
Karters Mike Grimshaw and Aston Addy continued on their winning ways at the second round of this year's CRC Speedshow-sponsored Top Half kart series at the KartSport Whangarei club's Business...
Mercedes need to show a bit more common sense in future, motorsport head Toto Wolff said on Tuesday after the Formula One team had analysed the blunder that cost Lewis Hamilton the Monaco Grand...
Zurich (AFP) - A FIFA congress on Friday started a vote for a new president with incumbent Sepp Blatter the favourite despite a major corruption scandal engulfing the organisation.
By Mike Collett
ZURICH (Reuters) - Michel Platini set FIFA politics aside for a while on Friday, the 30th anniversary of the Heysel Stadium disaster when 39 mostly Italian fans...
By Marine Hass
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Services in Brussels, Liverpool and Turin on Friday commemorated the 39 people, mostly Italians, who were crushed and trampled to death after...
By Tim Hanlon
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Luis Suarez is fit to face Athletic Bilbao as Barcelona bid to pick up their second trophy of a potential treble in Saturday's King´s Cup...
Sepp Blatter says if Russia and Qatar weren't awarded the next two World Cups, FIFA wouldn't be in the trouble it is.
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EXCLUSIVE: Trent Barrett is set to become the next coach at the Sea Eagles and it could be within weeks. Josh Massoud reports.
A Horsham football umpire is about to celebrate a remarkable milestone - his 1000th game. Nick McCallum reports.
Essendon legend Dustin Fletcher will join a very select group of footballers, when he runs out for his 400th game. Nathan Templeton reports.
We take a look back at what's making footy news this week.
Tottenham Hotspur fans are out in force to cheer on their heroes, ahead of their match against Sydney FC.
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