Macarthur FC wins Australia Cup to end Sydney United 58 fairy tale

Guided by former Manchester United star Dwight Yorke, Macarthur FC wins its first piece of silverware, beating Sydney United 58 with a dominant 2-0 victory.

Hawks president criticises Indigenous players for speaking to ABC

Hawthorn president Jeff Kennett tells members at the Hawks' best and fairest awards night it was "unfair" for the three Indigenous players to speak to ABC journalists.

'You can't script it any better': Lauren Jackson delivers one last time in her Opals farewell

Lauren Jackson gave fans a final reminder of her greatness as she helped the Opals secure the bronze medal at the FIBA Women's World Cup in Sydney, writes Hayley Wilde.

Pies snatch thrilling win over Saints with late goal, Cats pip Bulldogs by one point

Collingwood and Geelong enjoy single-digit victories over St Kilda and the Western Bulldogs, while Richmond makes it four wins in a row and GWS rebounds from a record defeat to defeat Carlton by 17 points.

Judge, jury, executioner — the AFL's iron grip authority is being challenged

External pressure is rising on the AFL after the abuse allegations levelled against Hawthorn, writes Tracey Holmes, with the Federal Government watching developments closely.

Lauren Jackson goes out on a high as Opals claim World Cup bronze, USA defends title

Lauren Jackson produces one last vintage performance for the Opals to lead Australia to victory over Canada in the bronze medal game at the FIBA Women's World Cup, while the USA wins gold.

'They only ever wanted the best for me': Hodge throws support behind Hawthorn coaches

Three-time Hawks premiership skipper Luke Hodge backs his former Hawthorn coaches, as the AFL investigates allegations of racism.

Heartbreak for the Opals, but there's no time to dwell with bronze on the line

The Opals dream of a gold on home soil may be over, but the bronze medal is still up for grabs, writes Hayley Wildes.

How a little girl who grew up idolising Sachin Tendulkar became Australia's latest legspin King

Alana King spent her formative years watching the Little Master take apart bowling attacks. But once she saw the great Shane Warne, the mystical art of legspin became her calling. 

Opals fall short in dramatic World Cup semifinal

Australia will play Canada for the bronze medal after falling to a desperately tight defeat against China.

How Mitch Kenny went from cutting grass to cutting down defenders as Penrith's unlikely dummy half hero

There was a time when Mitch Kenny knew as much about playing hooker as he did cutting grass. Now he's odds-on to star the NRL grand final as Penrith's dummy half. 

Adelaide thrash Port in first AFLW Showdown

Jess Randall scored three goals as Adelaide earned a 60-point victory over Port Adelaide in the first AFLW Showdown. Earlier, Hawthorn edged a battling West Coast side by just three points.

Plenty of mud and good times as 50th Koori Knockout goes ahead despite rain

More than 100 teams and 40,000 spectators are expected to turn up over four days after a two-year hiatus for the rugby league tournament.

Kuol signs for Newcastle United — but won't be joining them just yet

Central Coast's 18-year-old attacker Garang Kuol says it is "unreal" to have signed for English Premier League giants Newcastle United.

How Max Verstappen can win the F1 world championship in Singapore

Despite his almost unassailable lead with six races left, the Dutchman says clinching the F1 title this weekend would be "quite a long shot".

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