Sport

Features

  1. The NBA's Aussie brigade

    We look at what you can expect from the record eight Aussies in the 2016/17 NBA season.

  2. Highs and lows of equestrian eventing

    The days are long and there is little reward, so why do horse riders love the sport of eventing so much?

  3. Who fills the last spots in the Aus XI?

    Darren Lehmann says "a couple" of spots remain up for grabs in the Australian team for Perth — see who's in the running and their case for selection, then have your say.

  4. Linda Meech: True grit

    Michelle Payne made all the headlines last year when she became the first female jockey to win a Melbourne Cup. But arguably the best woman jockey over a long period has been Linda Meech.

  5. Steyn's crazy-eye moments

    Australian batsmen beware: he's back for more. Thanks to the magic of GIFs, prepare to immerse yourself in the visual tornado that is Dale Steyn's aggro.

  6. Indigenous AFL umpires

    In 120 years since the VFL/AFL was formed, just one Indigenous person has umpired the game at the highest level.

  7. Bodyline cricket bat donated

    Wrapped up and kept in a cupboard for 83 years, a rare cricket bat part of Australian history is being donated to a sports museum.

  8. Chicago-bound

    Dallas Kilponen is one of the biggest Chicago Cubs fans in Australia, and is bound for the Windy City as his team looks to end its 108-year title drought.

  1. Meet Joe Mennie

    South Australia's Joe Mennie is on the cusp of a Test debut, so now is a perfect time to get to know Australia's newest big fast bowler.

  2. Mennie makes squad

    South Australian bowler Joe Mennie is the bolter in Australia's 12-man squad for the first Test against South Africa.

  3. What does an Australian jersey mean nowadays?

    From resting key players, to gifting code-hoppers selection, to scheduling near-concurrent international matches — Quentin Hull wonders what the Australian jersey stands for now.

  4. Siddle primed for recall

    With spearheads Starc and Hazlewood locked in for the first Test against South Africa, the selection panel must decide whether to name Siddle or Bird as third seamer.

AFL

  1. Games to watch from 2017 AFL fixture

    With the 2017 AFL fixture out in the wild, it is time to start preparing for the biggest games of the season. We have dug out a handful of dates you should keep free next year.

  2. Thursday nights the feature of 2017 AFL fixture

    Thursday night footy is given a greater prominence in the 2017 AFL fixture, with Sydney and the Western Bulldogs the main beneficiaries of the league's new prime-time slot.

  3. Indigenous AFL umpires

    In 120 years since the VFL/AFL was formed, just one Indigenous person has umpired the game at the highest level.

  4. AFL off to China

    The first AFL match for premiership points in China will be played in round eight of the 2017 season, between Port Adelaide and the Gold Coast Suns.

  1. What does an Australian jersey mean nowadays?

    From resting key players, to gifting code-hoppers selection, to scheduling near-concurrent international matches — Quentin Hull wonders what the Australian jersey stands for now.

  2. Bennett makes England coaching debut

    Coaching legend Wayne Bennett will kick off a new chapter in his stellar career when his England side takes on France.

  3. Gallen weighed up retirement

    Paul Gallen says he considered retiring after Cronulla's overwhelming NRL premiership win.

  4. Kangaroos too good

    Greg Inglis scores twice as the Kangaroos beat New Zealand 26-6 in Perth.

  1. What does an Australian jersey mean nowadays?

    From resting key players, to gifting code-hoppers selection, to scheduling near-concurrent international matches — Quentin Hull wonders what the Australian jersey stands for now.

  2. Hooper scores prestigious John Eales medal

    Wallabies star Michael Hooper joins an exclusive group to claim the prestigious John Eales medal for the second time.

  3. Residency rule is 'diluting' rugby, says ex-Ireland international Fitzgerald

    Former Ireland rugby union international supports calls to extend eligibility period for players seeking caps for adopted countries to five years.

  4. Big-time bolter

    Former NRL winger Marika Koroibete is in line for a Wallabies debut before playing a Super Rugby game.

  1. A German Team

    Bundesliga team Borussia Monchengladbach acknowledged how tough its name is for non-German speakers to write after a Scottish pub struggled to come to grips with it on its signage.

  2. Sky Blues furious at FFA Cup final snub

    Sydney FC's chairman Scott Barlow is seething that Sky Blues fans have been shunned by the decision to hold the FFA Cup final at Melbourne City's home ground.

  3. Brazilian great dies

    Tributes flow as Carlos Alberto, captain of Brazil's great 1970 FIFA World Cup-winning team, dies at the age of 72.

  4. City set up sky blue FFA Cup final

    Melbourne City will play off in the FFA Cup final for the club's first trophy after overcoming Melbourne Victory 2-0.