Clare Wheeler proves timing is key in Matildas' draw with USA

If elite sport is about grabbing opportunities when they come, then Clare Wheeler's Matildas appearance against the USA is a prime example, writes Samantha Lewis. 

'I feel mighty': Women became more active during lockdown, says report

Joys Njambi is encouraging other women to start their fitness journey after taking up boxing, which she says helped her through 2021.

From meeting Novak Djokovic to playing blind and low-vision tennis, the court opens up for Vanessa Vlajkovic

Vanessa Vlajkovic grew up worshipping the world's tennis stars, but due to her sensory loss she felt she could never play the sport she loved — until an advertisement on Facebook changed everything.

Australia is heading into the Ashes with no Tests for almost a year. Here's a reminder of where we left the men's side

Australia has only played four men's Tests in the best part of two years, while England has played 20. Heading into the Ashes, we look at how the Aussies have prepared for cricket's greatest contest.

Carey firming as frontrunner to replace Paine in Ashes opener

With the first men's Ashes Test fast approaching, Australian selectors appear set to hand Alex Carey a debut behind the stumps in place of Tim Paine.

Matildas score late to snatch draw against world champions USA

An equalising goal to Kyah Simon in the dying stages sees the Matildas draw 1-1 with the USA in their second friendly in Newcastle.

NRL refuses to register Anthony Milford's Rabbitohs contract

The NRL says it will not consider registering Milford's contract with South Sydney until the completion of criminal proceedings against the 27-year-old.

Why everything is different for Shaun Johnson's Warriors comeback

After three seasons with Cronulla, New Zealand international Shaun Johnson returns to the Warriors as a different player and a different man.

Jordan De Goey returns to Australia with AFL career in the balance

The stood-down Collingwood player has been charged with assault and will virtually face a New York court on December 8.

Prominent Australians call for WA government to pull 'unacceptable' Aboriginal heritage bill

The proposed laws were drafted in the wake of the Juukan Gorge disaster, but some Aboriginal leaders say there had not been enough consultation.

Woods says a return to the top not a 'realistic expectation'

Tigers Woods says it's unrealistic for him to make a return to the PGA Tour's full-time schedule but that he's likely to pick certain tournaments to play at.

Racing minister defends greyhound industry amid RSPCA probe into dog euthanasing

Tasmania's Minister for Racing defends greyhound racing participants as "animal lovers" while confirming the state's most decorated trainer is under investigation by the RSPCA.

'It's going to be tough for us': Adelaide Lightning forced to prepare without key players ahead of WNBL season

Adelaide Lightning coach Chris Lucas says this year's preseason has been the toughest of his career. At one stage he had just eight players available to train with ahead of the WNBL season.

'One of the great fallacies': Test opener weighs in on Pat Cummins captaincy

As debate continues over Australia's choices for Test captain and vice-captain, Ed Cowan speaks to Corbin Middlemas about the big issues heading into the Ashes series.

Why Alyssa Healy worries about elite sport's mental health pressure

Australia's star wicketkeeper and Movember ambassador speaks about the unique pressures of men's and women's cricket and social media abuse.

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