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Socceroos fall just short against Chile  >  Football

Australia played with style and confidence against the South American champions but had to settle for a draw at the Confederations Cup.

Ricciardo wins crazy Azerbaijan Grand Prix  >  Motor Sports

Daniel Ricciardo has won his fifth Formula 1 race, taking victory in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

Ange in Socceroos shakeup shock  >  Football

Tim Cahill will play his 100th match for the Socceroos at the Confederations Cup as one of six inclusions against Chile.

Tigers' Houli facing ban after AFL report  >  AFL

Richmond coach Damien Hardwick says Bachar Houli's record speaks for itself after he was reported for concussing Carlton's Jed Lamb.

Cronulla in unfamiliar NRL territory  >  Rugby League

Cronulla's 35-18 loss to Manly on Sunday dropped them out of the NRL's top four for the first time since the end of round six.

A snapshot of round 14 of the AFL season  >  AFL

A snapshot of all the action from round 14 of the AFL season.

Perth Stadium bridge to be built in WA  >  Other Sports

The construction of the Perth Stadium footbridge has been brought back to WA from Malaysia but costs have blown out by another $13 million.

NRL round 16 snapshot  >  Rugby League

A snapshot of round 16 of the NRL.

Billings shines as Saints beat Suns in AFL  >  AFL

Emerging St Kilda star Jack Billings was best afield and Pearce Hanley added to Gold Coast's casualty count at Etihad Stadium.

Cats escape as close AFL calls continue  >  AFL

Round 14 delivered more thrilling AFL matches decided by a goal or less, with Geelong escaping a huge upset to hang on for a two-point win over Fremantle.

Brown sprays young Knights halves  >  Rugby League

Newcastle coach Nathan Brown delivered stinging criticism to young halves Jaelen Feeney and Brock Lamb, after Sunday's loss to St George Illawarra.

Tigers edge Carlton in scrappy AFL clash  >  AFL

Richmond have posted a 26-point victory over Carlton in a scrappy AFL contest at the MCG.

Cherry-Evans makes Origin statement  >  Rugby League

Daly Cherry-Evans reminded Queensland State of Origin selectors of his prowess with three try assists and a field goal in Manly's 35-18 NRL defeat of Cronulla.

Matthews blasts AFL umps over Higgins call  >  AFL

Leigh Matthews is furious after the big play-on calls against North Melbourne's Shaun Higgins and Port Adelaide's Charlie Dixon.

Lions team unveiled to face Hurricanes  >  Rugby Union

The British and Irish Lions midweek team to face the Hurricanes is remarkably similar to that which hammered the Chiefs.

Injury-hit Cats down Freo in AFL thriller  >  AFL

Despite losing Joel Selwood, Geelong have held firm to register a nailbiting win against Fremantle at Simonds Stadium.

Up-and-down Dragons break Knights' hearts  >  Rugby League

St George Illawarra have scored a gutsy fightback 32-28 NRL win over Newcastle at Kogarah, overcoming a 16-point deficit at halftime.

Lowy unfazed by dual A-League deadlines  >  Football

FFA chief Steven Lowy says the time to resolve key issues facing the sport - club funding deals and improved governance - is now.

Red-hot Folau back to best with Wallabies  >  Rugby Union

Israel Folau has scored as many tries in his past three Wallabies matches as in his previous 32 and believes he has rediscovered his best form.

Key challenges facing Australian soccer  >  Football

Six key challenges facing Australian soccer.

Hurricanes boosted by All Blacks for Lions  >  Rugby Union

A clutch of All Blacks squad members have been released to play for the Hurricanes against the British and Irish Lions.

Don't laugh, Wallabies can beat NZ: Cheika  >  Rugby Union

Michael Cheika says the Wallabies can beat New Zealand despite a poor June international series that ended with a lucky win against Italy.

Roosters want to take more NRL to Adelaide  >  Rugby League

Sydney Roosters CEO Joe Kelly has declared Saturday night's NRL game in Adelaide a success, and he wants the club to continue taking a home match there.

Volleyroos lose in five sets to Japan  >  Other Sports

They stayed in the match until the last but Australia have ultimately fallen to Japan 3-2 at the volleyball World League finals on the Gold Coast.

North left ruing one-point AFL loss  >  AFL

North Melbourne have kicked the last four goals of the match to just fall short against the Western Bulldogs.