A winger has never won the Clive Churchill Medal — and if Brian To'o can't do it, it probably can't be done

Penrith winger Brian To'o has become one of the best big-game players in rugby league. The question is whether it can land the Panthers flyer a slice of rugby league history in Sunday's grand final, writes Nick Campton. 

Kings of the close ones: Pendlebury reveals why Magpies are well prepared for a tight grand final

Scott Pendlebury says Collingwood's knack for coming out on top of close games is no fluke, and reveals the shift to Magpies' training that has the team full of confidence ahead of the AFL grand final.

Adidas enters the sporting arms race with a stunning shoe with an equally stunning price-tag

Adidas' new running shoe helped Ethiopia's Tigst Assefa take more than two minutes off the marathon world record in Berlin at the weekend — but if you want to get hold of the the one-run-and-done shoe, you'd better start saving.

Rush on for rare blood donations to help save surfing great Mark Richardson

Efforts are underway to save the Gold Coast surfing champion who is critically ill in a Bali hospital.

Lachie Neale joins an elite club with his second Brownlow Medal. Here's how he did it

Ten years after playing in his first grand final, Lachie Neale is preparing for a second with a completely different game that has put him in lofty heights as a two-time Brownlow medallist.

Bleeding through white clothes is a fear for many women. For this Olympian, it once happened while winning a race

About a quarter of women will regularly deal with heavy menstrual bleeding but most of them don't seek help, new survey data shows. Doctors say it doesn't have to be that way.

The day Australia II ended the longest winning streak in world sporting history and united the nation in celebration

Today marks 40 years since a yacht club few had ever heard of, from an obscure city Down Under, ended the longest winning streak in any sport in an unlikely victory that rocked the sporting establishment.

Neale wins his second Brownlow, edging Bontempelli, Daicos in thrilling count

Brisbane's Lachie Neale wins his second Brownlow Medal, capping a stellar season by edging Collingwood's Nick Daicos and Western Bulldogs' Marcus Bontempelli in a thrilling count.

Broncos' Walsh reveals heartfelt text to Panthers 'enemy' Luai

Brisbane's Reece Walsh and Penrith Jarome Luai may clash on the field, but ahead of the NRL grand final the young Bronco has revealed an off-field bond.

Why the AFL grand final ticket allocation has some Magpies fans upset

Heated debate over AFL grand final tickets has been kicked off this week after some Collingwood members raised concerns about missing out.

The Wallabies' worst-ever World Cup performance was caused by years of grassroots neglect by Rugby Australia

With the Wallabies all but confirmed to miss the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals, Australian rugby needs to reassess where it stands at every level of the game if it's to once again return to its glory days, writes Luke Pentony.

Loose cannons and clattering bones — an insider recalls Australia's historic America's Cup win

There were only two women involved in Australia's glorious 1983 America's Cup campaign and Lesleigh Green was one of them. Here, she recalls the media madness, bold personalities, and secrecy that led to one of sport's most sensational victories.

Keeping secrets 'from my own kids': Usher revealed as the 2024 Super Bowl half-time show headliner

Eight-time Grammy Award-winner Usher will headline the Super Bowl LVIII half-time show and he wants to "socially engage the world" to hear which stars should join him on stage.

Eddie Jones stands by his decision to sack Wallabies veterans despite World Cup humiliation at hands of Wales

Eddie Jones fixed a journalist with an icy stare and denied any knowledge of reports he spoke to Japan officials about taking the Cherry Blossoms head coaching gig, saying he was committed to the Wallabies role following the harrowing World Cup defeat to Wales.

Five quick hits — An opening-minute blunder and a final-minute fan exodus as Wallabies hit World Cup low

The Wallabies fall to a record-breaking Rugby World Cup defeat against Wales, falling into old traps and making crucial errors of judgement. Here are the five key moments from an embarrassing defeat in Lyon.

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