Sam Kerr wins duel with Ellie Carpenter as Chelsea edge Lyon in Champions League quarterfinal first leg

Chelsea will take a 1-0 lead to Stamford Bridge for the second leg of their Champions League quarterfinal against French trophy holders Lyon.

The past and the future of the Dolphins and Broncos to collide in the NRL's first Battle of Brisbane

Ahead of the NRL's first Battle of Brisbane, the Broncos are fighting hard to find something they lost while the Dolphins are holding tight to something they've found. 

What Sheezel and Ashcroft's first games can tell us about their future stardom

Will Ashcroft's Lions debut was one of the most highly-anticipated in years, but North's Harry Sheezel stole the show in round one — how do these young guns' debuts stack up against the greats?

How James overcame fat shaming and steroid use to achieve a healthy body image

James planned to do one cycle of steroids. But people started complimenting his muscles and physique – so he kept going.

Townsville Fire surge to WNBL title after grounding Southside Flyers

Townsville Fire secure their fourth WNBL championship after completing a 2-0 sweep of Melbourne's Southside Flyers.

Australia stun India to take ODI series and top ranking

Australian spinners Adam Zampa and Ashton Agar combine for six wickets between them to give Australia a famous ODI series victory in India.

Not all pregnancies are being treated equally in Super Netball

The Super Netball league was the first club sport in Australia to introduce a parental policy for its players but — as negotiations kick-off for the sport's next collective bargaining agreement — there is one key component that needs to be revisited.

How the AFL debutants went in round one

From the hyped to the hopefuls, it was time for a new group of AFL debutants to hit the ground running. Andrew McGarry looks at all the first-gamers and how they went in round one. 

'A blessing in disguise': Refreshed Ellie Carpenter ready to tackle Matildas captain Sam Kerr in UWCL

The Matildas defender will play her first Champions League football since she tore her ACL in the final of the same competition a year ago.

Owen Wright to retire after Bells Beach as history of concussion threatens 'long-term health'

Olympic bronze medallist Owen Wright announces his retirement from competitive surfing, saying he will use the upcoming Bells Beach classic as his swan song.

Roma set Italian attendance record with slim loss to Barcelona in UWCL

Almost 40,000 people flock to watch first-time UWCL quarter-finalists Roma against Barcelona.

'I want to be champion': The deleted tweet putting Red Bull's drivers on a collision course

There have been rumblings around the team for some time that all was not well at Red Bull and now a deleted tweet has set in motion what could be the story of the season, writes Michael Doyle.

Crows to appeal against Shane McAdam's bump suspension

Adelaide will challenge Shane McAdam's three-match ban for rough conduct, after the AFL tribunal rejects the Crows' submission that his bump on GWS' Jacob Wehr was "entirely fair" because it did not involve the head.

'World-first' Paralympic Centre of Excellence to be built ahead of Brisbane 2032 Olympics

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said Queensland would provide $44 million for the centre and has asked the federal government to match it.

Nadal out of top 10 for first time since 2005 but planning fearsome clay-court comeback

Current world number one Carlos Alcaraz was just two years old the last time the men's top 10 was without Rafael Nadal, and with the clay-court season coming, the 22-time major champion is not expected to be out of it for long.

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