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Aussie cycling legend hurt in Vic crash

Australian cycling legend Phil Anderson has a number of broken bones after falling off his bike during a training ride.

UFC champ Whittaker dodges surgery    

Robert Whittaker is relieved to have avoided surgery on his injured knee after winning the UFC interim middleweight title.

Round 18 AFL - Adelaide Crows v Geelong Cats Highlights

Dante Exum pencils in Boomers return date

Dante Exum is enjoying his first NBA off-season for the first time since being drafted No.5 by the Utah Jazz in 2014 NBA draft.

Aussie Stingers progress at world champs    

Australia's women have lost to Greece 11-8 in their final group-stage match at the water polo world championships, but still progressed to the next stage.

The Road Back | MX Nation S3 E2

Keeney, Smith into 3m springboard final    

Australia's Maddison Keeney and Anabelle Smith have reached the women's 3m springboard final at the world diving championships.

Van Vleuten dominates La Course race    

Dutch cycling star Annamiek van Vleuten has scored a solo win in the tough first day at La Course.

Hurricanes come home strong to end Brumbies season

Toledo wins surfing in Jeffreys Bay    

Filipe Toledo has taken out the World Surf League event in Jeffreys Bay, South Africa with Australian Matt Wilkinson maintaining the overall series lead.

Aussie Baynes' deal with NBA's Boston done    

Australian big man Aron Baynes will play with Boston in the NBA next season.

Kayaking in Freezing Temperatures | Explorers S5

Teen paddler battles sad news to advance

Alexandria Choate is among a handful of Australians to qualify for semi-finals at the canoe slalom junior and U23 world championships in Slovakia.

Aussie Sharks down France at world champs    

The Australian Sharks have beaten France 11-10 in a tense water polo world championships group-stage match in Hungary.

Cliff Diving From a Rocky Ledge in Italy | 360° Video (4K)

Wu fifth in 10m platform at world champs    

Australian diver Melissa Wu has claimed fifth in the women's 10m platform at the world championships in Hungary.

Kookaburras beat Egypt 4-0 in World League

The Kookaburras have progressed to the last four of hockey's World League Semi-Final with an easy win over Egypt.

Exploring New Heights with Oleg Cricket

Oleg Cricket has no fear of heights and he proves it every day at unique locations around the world. Oleg is enjoying the moment and reaching new heights at his latest stop in Moscow

Fanning plucked from sharky J-Bay waters

Another day, another shark in the line-up at South Africa's Jeffreys Bay, this time with shark attack survivor Mick Fanning in the water.

Green jersey leader Kittel abandons Tour    

Australian Michael Matthews now leads the Tour de France points classification after German Marcel Kittel crashed and abandoned the race.

Godwin sad to miss but happy with switch

Kyle Godwin came to Canberra with the hopes of playing finals football and while he won't run out tonight due to injury, he's still very happy he made the switch. The centre spoke with RUGBY.com.au ahead of the Brumbies clash with the Hurricanes.

New netball competition vital for Diamonds    

Super Netball is an important part of keeping the Australian national team at the pinnacle of the sport, according to Diamonds coach Lisa Alexander.

Bullet Craig eyeing move to NBA's Denver

The Brisbane Bullets are planning for life without Torrey Craig, who is poised to ink a deal with Denver after impressing in the NBA Summer League.

TAB Head, Heart & Balls: Super Rugby Quarter Finals

The Head, Heart & Balls boys are back to give you their wisdom on the Super Rugby Quarter Finals

Bogut central to Boomers' Tokyo charge

Boomers coach Andrej Lemanis is excited by star centre Andrew Bogut's intention to lead the charge for an elusive Olympic medal in 2020.

Stingers see off Russia at world champs

The Australian Stingers have beaten Russia 8-5 in the world women's water polo championships in Budapest.

NRL - Women In League - Belinda Sleeman

The NRL will celebrate Women In League in Round 20 of the NRL Premiership. NRL.com brings NRL Match Official Belinda Sleeman’s story.

Wu into diving world champs platform final

Australia's Melissa Wu will contest the women's platform final on Wednesday at the diving world championships in Budapest.

Michael Matthews takes stage 16 of Le Tour

Australia's Michael Matthews has won stage 16 of the Tour de France and closed in on the green sprinter's jersey.

The One Hit Wonder Curse | Fast Life w/ Loic Bruni S1 E5

The race in Vallnord, Andorra, is unique in that it has never seen the same rider win twice. As the tour moves to stop four, every racer in the UCI Downhill World Cup attempts to figure out the formula to not being a "one-hit-wonder."

Wilkinson leads Aussie J-Bay surf assault

World championship leader Matt Wilkinson has progressed directly to the quarter-finals at the J-Bay Open on Wednesday.

Driver who killed teen 'too tired to work'

The man who ran over and killed teenager Elijah Doughty was so agitated about a motorcycle theft he lost sleep and didn't go to work before the collision.

One Shot: Courage Adams' BMX Line in Madrid | Lined Up

Hadrian Picard uses his cinematic skill to capture this creative line from Courage Adams.

Thunderbirds recruit out with knee injury    

Adelaide Thunderbirds are likely to be without prized recruit Cathrine Tuivaiti for the Super Netball season because of a knee injury.

Blame players not coach, says Suns' Lynch    

Pressure is mounting on Gold Coast coach Rodney Eade but club co-captain Tom Lynch says it is the players who should be blamed for their disappointing season.

Hurricanes not taking Brumbies lightly

Despite belting the Brumbies 56-21 in their only meeting in 2017, the Hurricanes know anything can happen in the finals. The side is boosted by the return of All Blacks hooker Dane Coles and were also heartened to see the return of Lealiifano.

Lealiifano back for Brumbies' Super final    

Brumbies co-captain Christian Lealiifano will make his return to Super Rugby in Friday's quarter-final.

Smith, Keeney miss medal at diving worlds    

Rio Olympics bronze medallists Anabelle Smith and Maddison Keeney finished fourth in the 3m springboard synchro final at the world championships.

Surfing great Slater breaks foot at J-Bay    

Kelly Slater has been forced to withdraw from the J-Bay Open in South Africa after breaking his foot in two places.

Aussie men dominate Japan in hockey

The Kookaburras have scored a comprehensive win over Japan in hockey's World League semifinals.

Nature break cost me stage win: Matthews    

Australian Michael Matthews says a urination break during the 15th stage of the Tour de France may have cost him the win.

Stingers beat Kazakhstan at world champs    

Australia's women's water polo team has beaten Kazakhstan in their opening match of the world championships in Budapest.

World triathlon gold for Aussie relay team

Jake Birtwhistle has produced a last-leg surge to give Australia its first triathlon teams relay world championship gold medal.

Wilkinson through to round three at J-Bay

Australia's Matt Wilkinson has beaten South Africa's Mike February during an interrupted second round of the World Surf League event at Jeffreys Bay.

Volleyroos qualify for world championships    

After a 3-0 win over Chinese Taipei in Canberra on Sunday, Australia's men's volleyball team have qualified for next year's world championships.

Belcher makes Aussie sailing history    

Australian sailors Will Ryan and Mat Belcher have won the 470 men's title at the world championships in Greece.

Good day for Aussies at Hamburg triathlon

Australian triathletes Ashleigh Gentle and Jake Birtwhistle have finished second in their respective World Series races in Germany.

Crombie wins title at world para-athletics    

Australian Cameron Crombie has broken a shot put world record to claim the title on day one of the world para-athletics championships in London.

Mayweather uses gay slur on McGregor    

Floyd Mayweather has used a gay slur to insult Conor McGregor in his final face-off with Irish UFC champion in London.

Mayweather to quit after McGregor fight    

Jeff Horn might want to fight Floyd Mayweather but the Australian will not get him in the ring.

Porte hits out at Tour bosses, post-crash    

Richie Porte knows he could have suffered much more serious injuries in the crash that wiped out his Tour de France campaign.

Straight tracks could help NSW greyhounds

A report has made 11 recommendations to the greyhound racing industry that will reduce animal injuries and deaths in races.

Wildcats stitch up star NBL import Cotton    

Star import Bryce Cotton, after starring last season for the Wildcats, will join the NBL club again as they aim to win three titles in a row.

Third straight Jeffreys Bay surf lay day

Wind-affected conditions have forced officials to declare a third-straight lay day at the World Surf League event at Jeffreys Bay in South Africa.

Two Australian women score cycling wins    

Top Australian cyclists Tiff Cromwell and Annette Edmondson have won in Europe.

Wu boosts workload at diving world champs    

Star Australian diver Melissa Wu will compete in four events at the world championships in Budapest.

Kookaburras beat Spain in World League

The Kookaburras have claimed their second win from as many matches at the World League semi-finals by beating Spain 2-0.

Second straight surf lay day in Sth Africa

Small waves and inconsistent conditions have delayed the World Surfing League event for a second day in a row at Jeffreys Bay in South Africa.

Gaze brings NBA knowledge back to Kings    

Sydney Kings coach Andrew Gaze says his experience from the NBA Summer League will benefit his NBL side.

Horn faces US media after world title win    

Jeff Horn has expressed relief over the confirmation of his world boxing title fight victory over Manny Pacquiao after a review.

Aussie draftee Bolden is NBA-ready: Gaze

Boomers legend Andrew Gaze believes young Australian Jonah Bolden is ready to play in the NBA after being drafted by Philadelphia last month.

GC mayor blasts Comm Games boss Beattie    

Gold Coast mayor Tom Tate has labelled GOLDOC chairman Peter Beattie an "overcooked media tart" as debate rages over Games tickets purchased by a council CEO.

Conditions delay surfing event at J-Bay    

Waves under one metre have delayed the World Surfing League event at Jeffreys Bay in South Africa.

Cambage aims for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Liz Cambage of Australia attempts a shot against Brazil in Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Australian star Liz Cambage is setting her sights on returning to her third Olympics in Tokyo after a year- long break from the game since the Opals’ disappointing show at the Rio games last year.

Mayor orders Com Games tickets review    

Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate has vowed to refund taxpayers' money if a review of Commonwealth Games tickets bought by the council are not for official use.

Pacquiao responds to WBO settling Horn win    

Manny Pacquiao continued to display his dismay at losing his welterweight championship title fight to Australian Jeff Horn despite a WBO review of the decision.

Mayor orders review of Com Games tickets    

Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate has vowed to refund taxpayers' money if a review of Commonwealth Games tickets bought by the council are not for official use.

Cambage considered quitting post-Olympics    

Australian star Liz Cambage has set her sights on the Tokyo Olympics as she prepares to return to basketball.

Thunderbirds sign ex-Silver Ferns shooter

Adelaide Thunderbirds have signed former New Zealand international Cathrine Tuivaiti for the next Super Netball season.

Olympic Park set for bumper football crowd

ANZ Stadium expects close to a full house for Arsenal's friendly at the same time as the AFL's Sydney derby is played at a near-capacity Spotless Stadium.

Bolden solid in first NBA pre-season start

Jonah Bolden has scored 13 points for Philadelphia on his first start in the NBA Summer League.

Matthews may abandon green jersey tilt

Australian sprint star Michael Matthews is considering giving up his pursuit of a maiden Tour de France green jersey.

Kookaburras beat France in World League    

The Kookaburras have beaten France 3-2 to in their opening game of the World League hockey semi-finals in South Africa.

Jeffreys Bay feels like home: Mick Fanning    

Mick Fanning is back to defend his J-Bay Open title at South Africa's Jeffreys Bay -- the scene of his 2015 shark attack.

Volleyroos vie for world champs berth    

Australia's men's volleyball team open their world championships qualification tournament in Canberra on Wednesday against New Zealand.

Evans backs Porte to rally from Tour crash    

Cadel Evans says it's a good sign that Richie Porte is in strong spirits after his shattering Tour de France crash.

Evans wants top cyclists racing in Geelong    

Cadel Evans says his namesake race has developed a good reputation and the next step is an even stronger field.

Boondall firming for Horn-Pacquiao rematch    

The Brisbane Entertainment Centre is firming as the venue for Jeff Horn and Manny Pacquiao's rematch but it could move interstate if the numbers don't add up.

Andrew Bogut wants three more NBA seasons

Australian centre Andrew Bogut is hoping to play in the NBA for three more seasons ahead of competing in the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.

Hurt UFC champ may not fight again in 2017    

New UFC interim middleweight world champion Robert Whittaker's injured knee might prevent him fighting again this year.

AAP sport newslist for July 11

Sport Newslist

Horn welcomes WBO title fight vindication

A WBO review of Jeff Horn's world welterweight title defeat of Manny Pacquiao showed the Australian won the bout.

Volleyroos win first World Grand Prix game    

The Australian women's volleyball team, the Volleyroos, have won their first FIVB World Grand Prix game since joining the international competition in 2014.

Simmons set to start as 76ers' point guard

Australian Ben Simmons is set to play point guard for Philadelphia this NBA season ahead of 2017 No.1 draft pick Markelle Fultz.

Return Games' tickets: Beattie to council    

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games chairman Peter Beattie has criticised the local council's decision to give councillors free tickets to next year's event.

Combat sports champs share common assets

They won their world titles the hard way, but boxing and UFC champions Jeff Horn and Rob Whittaker have shown they can handle the heat outside of competition.

Matthews second in Tour green jersey race    

Australian Michael Matthews has moved up to second in the points classification of the Tour de France after the ninth stage.

De Bruin signs with netball's Thunderbirds

Forty-year-old defender Leana de Bruin will join former Silver Fern teammate Laura Langman in the Australian netball league after signing for Adelaide.

Australia equal second at rowing World Cup    

Australia have won two gold medals at the rowing World Cup to claim equal second on the medal tally.

Sickening crash ends Richie Porte's Tour

Richie Porte has a fractured pelvis and broken collarbone after his sickening Tour de France crash.

Aust women's volleyballers lose to Hungary

Australia's women's volleyballers have lost to Hungary at the World Grand Prix in Mexico.

Council told to give back Games' tickets

Gold Coast councillors who've been given free tickets to next year's Commonwealth Games have been called on to hand them back.

Whittaker keen to impose himself on Romero    

It's going to be an explosive title fight between Rob Whittaker and Yoel Romero in Las Vegas.

Legend Taylor joins Opals coaching panel    

Opals legend Penny Taylor has joined the team's coaching panel prior to this month's Asia Cup.

Bolden stars for 76ers in NBA pre-season    

Australian NBA draftee Jonah Bolden has scored 16 points for Philadelphia in an NBA Summer League game.

WBO rules out revoking Horn's world title    

The World Boxing Organisation will review Jeff Horn's victory over Manny Pacquiao but can't revoke his world welterweight title.

Laura Geitz returns for Commonwealth Games

Laura Geitz has set her sights on Commonwealth Games selection after announcing her return to netball.

Fahour charged over on-field punch-up

Former AFL Diversity Manager Ali Fahour has been charged with assault over an alleged on-field punch during a Melbourne suburban league game.

Players need educating on betting: Ayres    

Sports Minister Stuart Ayres has backed a NSW Police investigation into alleged salary cap breaches and match fixing within the NRL.

Exum continues strong NBA pre-season form

Dante Exum has scored a game-high 26 points for Utah against Philadelphia in the NBA Summer League.

Bring on rematch, Horn tells unhappy Manny    

Jeff Horn says Manny Pacquiao is more than welcome to a rematch as the boxing icon continues to protest against his WBO welterweight championship defeat.

Ability for match-fixing profound: Ayres    

Sports Minister Stuart Ayres has backed a NSW Police investigation into alleged salary cap breaches and match-fixing within the national rugby league.

Roar hunting for two more imports: Aloisi    

Brisbane Roar coach John Aloisi wants to sign two more visa players to round out the club's new-look attack for next season.

Aussie relay can win without Cate: Thorpe

Ian Thorpe says Australia's women's 4x100m freestyle relay team can ditch their "one woman team" tag by claiming gold without Cate Campbell at the world titles.

Fahour quits AFL, Vic Police investigate

Ali Fahour has quit his role as the AFL's Diversity Manager, as Victoria Police investigate him over a striking charge in his local league.

Pacman wants review of    

Manny Pacquiao has used his office as a Filipino senator to release a statement endorsing calls for a review of his loss to Jeff Horn.

Hayward exit to give more NBA time to Joe Ingles

Joe Ingles of Utah Jazz controls the ball during the 2017 NBA Playoffs at Salt Lake City

Australian Joe Ingles is set to receive more time in the middle when all-star forward Gordon Hayward leaves Utah to join Boston shortly.

Horn could brush ESPYS for State of Origin    

Jeff Horn says he could turn down his invitation to ESPN's annual awards show so he can watch next week's State of Origin decider.

Hayward exit may open NBA door for Ingles

All Star forward Gordon Hayward's decision to leave Utah and join Boston could mean more NBA minutes for Australian Joe Ingles.

Air Force added to Comm Games security    

Next year's Commonwealth Games will feature a security bubble over the Gold Coast with the Air Force patrolling the skies above the city.

Whittaker ready for dangerous Yoel Romero    

By his own admission a UFC interim title win over Yoel Romero would "mean the world" to Rob Whittaker and he knows winning will be about imposing his will.

NBL slashes Monday night games in 2017-18

The NBL says its decision to reduce the number of Monday night games was a result of fan feedback.

Molo denies shoulder charging Ackerman

Former Brisbane Broncos contracted player Francis Molo claims he never shoulder charged James Ackerman.

Remaining Comm Games tickets now on sale

The last 250,000 tickets for next year's Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast have been made available for general sale.

Olympian backs Aussie depth for worlds    

The Australian men's 4x100m relay team has enough depth to shine at this month's world championship, according to Olympian James Roberts.

Jazz push Exum out of his NBA comfort zone

Australian Dante Exum has been told by Utah to be a leader during the NBA Summer League, while Jonah Bolden did well in his first game for Philadelphia.

Lightning re-sign team for title defence    

Sunshine Coast Lightning have re-signed their full squad of 10 for their Super Netball title defence.

Sagan pips Matthews for stage 3 Tour win    

Peter Sagan has claimed his eighth Tour de France stage win, just holding off Australian Team Sunweb rider Michael Matthews.

Team NZ gets $5m to defend America's Cup    

The government has chipped in $NZ5 million to help Team New Zealand stop other teams from poaching staff before they can defend their America's Cup title.

Jeff Horn's life will never be the same    

Jeff Horn's phone has been running off the hook with well-wishes after his famous WBO welterweight championship win.

Horn serious about Mayweather challenge    

Jeff Horn says he wasn't joking when he called out Floyd Mayweather Jr. after his WBO welterweight championship victory.

Brisbane set to host Horn's title defence    

Australia's new sporting hero Jeff Horn appears more than likely to return to Suncorp Stadium to defend his WBO welterweight title.

Fox adds to canoe medal haul at World Cup    

Australia's two-time Olympic medallist Jessica Fox has claimed a gold and silver medal at the World Cup event in Germany.

Hockeyroos seal World Cup berth

The Hockeyroos have beaten Italy to claim fifth in the World League semi-final and qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

Jeff Horn could meet his critics at ESPYS

Jeff Horn could be headed to the ESPYS on July 12 in Los Angeles to confront critics after his 'Battle of Brisbane' victory over Manny Pacquiao.

Durbridge forced out of Tour de France    

Australian Luke Durbridge was among several riders who crashed in wet conditions during the stage-one individual time trial.

Twitter divided on Horn-Pacquiao result    

The contentious result of the Jeff Horn-Manny Pacquiao world title boxing bout has sparked divided opinions on Twitter.

Horn, Pacquiao Brisbane rematch on cards    

Jeff Horn and Manny Pacquiao's contract for the Battle of Brisbane had a rematch clause for Suncorp Stadium, promoter Bob Arum says.

Nice guy boxer Jeff Horn set to cash in    

Jeff Horn has breathed new life into Australian boxing with his stunning win over Manny Pacquiao.

Brisbane to honour boxing champion Horn

Brisbane will pay tribute to Australian boxer Jeff Horn's historic upset victory over Manny Pacquiao with a tickertape parade through the city.

Manny Pacquiao camp slams 'crazy' decision

Manny Pacquiao's Australian conditioning coach says the Filipino great should have been awarded the victory in Sunday's 'Battle of Brisbane'.

Horn-Pacquaio round-by-round summary    

A round-by-round breakdown of the Manny Pacquaio-Jeff Horn WBO welterweight world title fight in Brisbane.

Joe Ingles agrees to $US52m Jazz contract

Andrew Bogut hasn't found an NBA team yet but he is finding humour with his Australian Boomer teammates' big new deals.

Mourning Fenech guides boxer to victory    

Jeff Fenech says his late mother would have wanted him to stick by young Sydney boxer Brock Jarvis for Sunday's 'Battle of Brisbane' undercard bout.

Flying Fox speaks out after World Cup win    

Jessica Fox has claimed her second World Cup win in as many weeks with a dominant performance in Germany.

Hockeyroos thump Belgium in World League

A 5-1 win over Brussels in Belgium has kept the Hockeyroos in the hunt for the 2018 Hockey World Cup in England.

Horn ready for anything against Pacquiao    

Jeff Horn is prepared for any sort of fight against Manny Pacquiao and can adapt in the ring, according to his trainer Glenn Rushton.

Horn wins Battle of Brisbane over Pacquiao

Australia's Jeff Horn has beaten Filipino boxing great Manny Pacquiao to take out the Battle of Brisbane for the WBO welterweight crown.

Horn boxing win puts 'Brisbane on the map'

Queensland's tourism minister says Brisbane school teacher Jeff Horn's win in front of his home crowd on Sunday has put the city on the map.

Suns rise to mark Ablett's 300th AFL match    

Gold Coast's supporting cast has risen to deliver a 19-point win over North Melbourne in lead man Gary Ablett's 300th AFL appearance.

Rushton tips 'bloody Sunday' for Pacquiao    

Jeff Horn's trainer Glenn Rushton says the Australian welterweight is primed to make history in Sunday's 'Battle of Brisbane' against Manny Pacquiao.

Parker lauds Duco for plotting Horn's rise    

Jeff Horn's stablemate Joseph Parker has paid tribute to Duco Events for pulling off Sunday's 'Battle of Brisbane' against Manny Pacquiao.

Pacquaio warned not to write Horn off    

Jeff Horn's trainer Glenn Rushton says Manny Pacquiao's camp has underestimated the Australian welterweight challenger at their peril.

Patty Mills strikes $US50 mln Spurs' deal

Steph Curry has made history with a $US201 million contract to stay with the NBA champion Golden State Warriors.

Pacquiao, Horn make weight for title fight    

Manny Pacquiao and Jeff Horn have successfully weighed in for Sunday's 'Battle of Brisbane' at Suncorp Stadium.

Busted Dragons hanging out for NRL bye    

St George Illawarra's NRL season is threatening to fade away after a barnstorming start and coach Paul McGregor admits his team need the upcoming bye.

Titans fit and firing for NRL finals push    

After a horror injury run in the first half the NRL season, Gold Coast captain Ryan James believes the Titans are ready to make a belated finals charge.

Airlines asked to refuse greyhound exports

The NSW Greens are asking airlines to refuse to fly racing greyhounds to countries where animal welfare standards are "almost non-existent".

Fighting talk for 'Battle of Brisbane'

As hype builds for the fight between Filipino great Manny Pacquiao and Australian Jeff Horn, everybody has an opinion on who will win the world title bout.

Horn and Pacquiao records ahead of clash

Australian Jeff Horn gets the opportunity of a lifetime when he takes on Filipino Manny Pacquiao for the WBO welterweight world title.