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Dragons' Dufty pens two-year NRL extension  >  Rugby League

Matt Dufty has signed a two-year NRL contract extension to remain with St George Illawarra despite his spot at fullback coming under threat.

Scott chasing PGA leader Thomas in LA  >  Golf

Adam Scott sits just two shots back midway through the third round of the PGA Tour's weather-delayed Genesis Open in LA.

Christian in seventh heaven after BBL win  >  Cricket

Dan Christian has enjoyed his seventh domestic Twenty20 league win with the Melbourne Renegades defeating the Melbourne Stars in the BBL final.

Mariners sweat on Tommy Oar scans  >  Football

Central Coast star Tommy Oar appears to have suffered a serious knee injury in their draw with Sydney FC on Sunday.

Little time to savour BBL title for Finch  >  Cricket

Melbourne Renegades skipper Aaron Finch won't have much time to celebrate his side's BBL title before he has to lead Australia's tour of India.

A-League round-19 snapshot  >  Football

A look at the action in round 19 of the A-League.

Runaway Perth on track for premier's plate  >  Football

Perth have opened up a nine-point lead atop the A-League table after their closest rivals dropped points in round 19.

United to lift in NBL playoffs  >  Basketball

Melbourne United's form has been far from impressive in the final weeks of the NBL season but their coach expects they'll go up a level once the semis begin.

Eels claim Warriors tried to poach Brown  >  Rugby League

The Parramatta Eels say Warriors recruitment boss Peter O'Sullivan's meeting with their young five-eighth Dylan Brown has breached NRL rules.

Sports sign on to close gender pay gap  >  Other Sports

The bosses of the NRL, AFL, Football Federation Australia and Rugby Australia have signed on to radically overhaul athletes' pay to close the gender gap.

Kelly, Zalewski bag Aust hockey awards  >  Other Sports

Hockeyroos co-captain Jodie Kelly and Kookaburras captain Aran Zalewski have both been named 2018 player of the year at the Hockey Australia awards night.

Bogut wins NBL Most Valuable Player award  >  Basketball

Sydney King Andrew Bogut says his on-court impact without being the top-scorer every game earned him the NBL's Most Valuable Player award this season.

Andrew Bogut wins NBL's MVP award  >  Basketball

The Andrew Gaze Trophy has been awarded to Sydney's Andrew Bogut as the NBL's Most Valuable Player for the 2018-19 season.

Stars' BBL final collapse shatters Maxwell  >  Cricket

GLENN MAXWELL of Victoria acknowledges the crowd during a Sheffield Shield match in Sydney, Australia.

Melbourne Stars skipper Glenn Maxwell has been left searching for answers after his side's gut-wrenching loss to the Melbourne Renegades in the BBL final.

Sky Blues settle for draw with Mariners  >  Football

ADAM LE FONDRE of Sydney FC is challenged by Tarek Elrich of the Wanderers during the FFA Cup match between the Western Sydney Wanderers and Sydney FC at Panthers Stadium on in Penrith, Australia

A disappointing Sydney FC side have been forced to settle with a share of the A-League points against last-placed Central Coast.

Demons too sharp for young Lions in AFLW  >  AFL

Melbourne proved to strong for the Lions in a 39-point demolition in front of more than 4,000 fans at Brisbane's Hickey Park on Sunday.

How the NBL semi-finalists shape up  >  Basketball

Comparing and contrasting the records of the NBL semi-finalists at the end of the regular season.

Perth, United hold aces in NBL playoffs  >  Basketball

TREVOR GLEESON Perth Wildcats coach speaks to his players during the NBL match between the Melbourne United and the Perth Wildcats at Hisense Arena on in Melbourne, Australia.

Perth and Melbourne United hold down the top two qualifying berths for the NBL playoffs, confirming they're the teams to beat.

United stun Cats in NBL overtime thriller  >  Basketball

CHRIS GOULDING of Australia takes on the defence during the Basketball match between Australia and Canada of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games at Cairns Convention Centre in the Cairns, Australia.

Chris Goulding's late cameo has given Melbourne a comeback win over Perth to finish second on the NBL table and claim playoff hosting rights against Sydney.

Gomez, Kahlefeldt win Geelong triathlon  >  Other Sports

Spanish star Javier Gomez and Australian-based Czech triathlete Radka Kahlefeldt have won the Geelong 70.3 race.

Matildas pair under injury clouds  >  Football

A new Matildas coach is widely expected to be unveiled this week, and they'll have less than two weeks to prepare for their first contest.

Crows stun Cats with big AFLW win  >  AFL

MIKA KURIHARA #7 of Japan defends ERIN PHILLIPS #13 of Australia during a Women's Preliminary match of the Rio 2016 Olympics at the Youth Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Adelaide Crows co-captains Erin Phillips and Chelsea Randall sparked a devastating four-quarter performance to dominate Geelong 66-37 in round 3 AFLW action.

Rising golf star Min Woo aims for top 50  >  Golf

MIN WOO LEE of Australia plays his approach shot during the Australian Open at Royal Sydney Golf Club in Sydney, Australia.

West Australian Min Woo Lee knows it will be a long shot to crack into the world's top 50 this year, but he wants to give it a go anyway.

Folau happy to shift from fullback for NSW  >  Rugby Union

ISRAEL FOLAU of the Wallabies runs with the ball during the Bledisloe Cup match at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Superstar fullback Israel Folau is happy to be moved from that position if it means NSW Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson can fit in all his star backs.

Reds rejects shine in Super Rugby openers  >  Rugby Union

QUADE COOPER of the Reds warms up before the Super Rugby match between the Reds and the Waratahs at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

The discarded Queensland Reds trio of Wallabies, Quade Cooper, Karmichael Hunt and James Slipper performed well in the opening round of Super Rugby.