'Dangerous' pitch scuppers China Manchester derby

Beijing (AFP) - Manchester United's showpiece pre-season derby against Manchester City was cancelled just hours before kick-off Monday because the Beijing pitch was "too dangerous" for players.

British Olympians slam 'spineless IOC' over Russia

London (AFP) - Four-time Olympic rowing champion Matthew Pinsent led a cacophony of British condemnation of the International Olympic Committee's decision not to ban the whole Russian team from next …


Robbie will be back says Benji

Benji Marshall says Robbie Farah remains one of the best hookers in the NRL and believes his career in the top grade isn't over.


Britain's Konta topples Venus for first WTA title

San Francisco (AFP) - Britain's Johanna Konta captured her first WTA title in style on Sunday, beating former world number one Venus Williams 7-5, 5-7, 6-2 at the WTA hardcourt tournament in …


Broncos pair cop one-match ban

Broncos pair Josh McGuire and Sam Thaiday will miss Thursday night's NRL clash with Sydney Roosters after submitting early guilty pleas.