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Three Dockers axed after AFL trade period  >  AFL

Fremantle's Tom Sheridan, Cam Sutcliffe and Brady Grey have been delisted to make room for several big-name AFL recruits.

Eagles activate Mailata but no NFL snaps  >  Other Sports

Eagles fans took to social media during the game urging the team use Jordan Mailata's huge body as a running back.

T20 star Lynn keen for look at minnows UAE  >  Cricket

Australia's T20 warm-up clash with the UAE before the series against Pakistan will be their first official meeting with the cricketing minnows.

Jets stronger than last season: Merrick  >  Football

An opening-round loss hasn't quelled the optimism of Ernie Merrick, who says his Newcastle Jets are a more potent side than last season's grand finalists.

Raikkonen win delays Hamilton F1 title  >  Motor Sports

Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen has claimed his first Formula One win since 2013 at the US Grand Prix to put Lewis Hamilton's fifth career world championship on ice.

Manly set to unveil Hasler as new coach  >  Rugby League

Manly are expected to confirm the return of NRL premiership-winning coach Des Hasler early on Monday afternoon.

Barlow comes up big for Melb Utd in NBL  >  Basketball

Melbourne United forward David Barlow is enjoying a late-career renaissance after sinking the Sixers with a late three-pointer on the eve of his 35th birthday.

Krishna hits record for Wellington Phoenix  >  Football

The Wellington Phoenix showcase their new-found fighting qualities after Roy Krishna's match-winner from the spot against Newcastle in the A-League.

A-League critics amuse Wanderers' coach  >  Football

Wanderers coach Markus Babbel is thrilled to come away with a point after his side came from behind to secure a 1-1 draw with Perth Glory in the A-League.

Roar's Lopez showed he was ready: Aloisi  >  Football

How to use former premiership captain Matt McKay this A-League season is a good problem to have, says Brisbane coach John Aloisi.

Cheika promising World Cup spectacle  >  Rugby Union

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika says the venue for Australia's 2019 World Cup opener against Fiji must be seen to be believed.

Bolt contract talk not a Mulvey concern  >  Football

Central Coast coach Mike Mulvey says the future of Usain Bolt at the club isn't distracting him now that the A-League season is underway.

Kiwi rivals brace for Supercars finish  >  Motor Sports

New Zealand pair Scott McLaughlin and Shane Van Gisbergen are preparing themselves for Supercars championship battle across the Tasman next month.

Popovic misses out on first-up Glory win  >  Football

Wanderers coach TONY POPOVIC looks on during the A-League Elimination Final match between the Brisbane Roar and the Western Sydney Wanderers at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Western Sydney have come from a goal down to secure a 1-1 draw with Perth Glory at nib Stadium.

Mulvey denies knowledge of Bolt deal  >  Football

Coach MIKE MULVEY of the Roar watches on during the A-League match between the Brisbane Roar and Adelaide United at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Central Coast coach Mike Mulvey says he is unaware of a contract tabled to Usain Bolt despite reports he's on the verge of signing with the A-League club.

A-League snapshot of round one  >  Football

SCOTT GALLOWAY of the Phoenix controls the ball from Dario Vidosic of Melbourne City during the A-League match between the Wellington Phoenix and Melbourne City FC at QBE Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand.

Wellington Phoenix have notched just the second opening round A-League win in their history by beating Newcastle.

Hawks overcome Cairns NBL hoodoo  >  Basketball

The Illawarra Hawks ended an eight-game NBL losing streak in Cairns to beat the Taipans by 11 points.

Merrick demands better from VAR officials  >  Football

ERNIE MERRICK coach of the Phoenix watches on during the A-League match between the Newcastle Jets and Wellington Phoenix at Hunter Stadium in Newcastle, Australia.

The VAR system is fine in principle but its execution in the A-League is well short of ideal according to veteran coach Ernie Merrick.

Wildcats on top but Kings, United impress  >  Basketball

BRYCE COTTON of the Wildcats controls the ball during the NBL match between the Sydney Kings and the Perth Wildcats at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia.

Perth Wildcats are setting the early pace in the NBL but Andrew Bogut's Sydney Kings have made a statement with a crushing opening win in New Zealand.

Queensland Country secure NRC final berth  >  Rugby Union

HAMISH STEWART of QLD is tackled during the NRC Semi Final match between Queensland Country and Fijian Drua at Clive Berghofer Stadium in Toowoomba, Australia.

Queensland Country will meet Fijian Drua in the National Rugby Championship final after defeating the Western Force in their semi-final.

New Perth Lynx import sinks WNBL champs  >  Basketball

Defending WNBL champions Townsville Fire have slumped to their second loss in three games after coughing up an early 10-point lead against Perth Lynx.

Phoenix beat Jets as VAR confusion reigns  >  Football

The VAR system comes under fire again as the Wellington Phoenix open the Mark Rudan era with a 2-1 win over Newcastle.

United win NBL grand final rematch  >  Basketball

CHRIS GOULDING of United looks on during the NBL match between the New Zealand Breakers and Melbourne United at North Shore Events Centre in Auckland, New Zealand.

The NBL grand final rematch lived up to the hype as Melbourne United held on to beat Adelaide 36ers in a classic encounter thanks to David Barlow's late triple

Whincup concedes Supercars title is gone  >  Motor Sports

JAMIE WHINCUP driver of the #1 Red Bull Holden Racing Team Holden Commodore ZB poses during the 2018 Supercars Media Day at Fox Studios in Sydney, Australia.

Holden driver Jamie Whincup has conceded his slim hopes of retaining the Supercars championship are over after a horror Gold Coast 600.

Wallabies blow: Hodge breaks ankle  >  Rugby Union

REECE HODGE of Australia looks for a pass during a training session at the Lensbury Hotel in London, England.

Wallabies star Reece Hodge has been ruled out of the spring tour of Japan and Europe with a fractured ankle.