Hayne returns punt against NFL Broncos

Jarryd Hayne spent a long time on the bench, but was called on to return a punt and play running back late in the third quarter.

Dibaba sprints to thrilling marathon win in Beijing

BEIJING (Reuters) - Ethiopia's Mare Dibaba won the women's marathon at the world athletics championships after a thrilling sprint finish along the home straight of the Beijing National Stadium on …

Legendary trainer Cummings dies aged 87

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Bart Cummings, one of Australia's most successful and celebrated horse racing trainers, died on Sunday, aged 87. His family released a statement saying he had …

Ernst edges ahead of Tseng in weather-hit LPGA

Prattville (United States) (AFP) - LPGA players endured a frustrating day at the Senator course as multiple weather delays saw the leaders complete just four holes of the LPGA Classic third round.

Groth eyes milestone moment in New York

A year after winning his first-ever match at a grand slam event, Australian Davis Cup hero Sam Groth returns to Flushing Meadows eyeing another magic milestone.

Brunel slams Italy after Scotland thrashing

Edinburgh (AFP) - Italy coach Jacques Brunel accused his players of taking to the field "with low physicality" as they slumped to their heaviest-ever defeat against Scotland, 48-7, in their …

Djokovic confident despite run-up losses to rivals

By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - World number one Novak Djokovic lost to rivals Roger Federer and Andy Murray in the finals of U.S. Open warm-up events but the Serb insists those …