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Kookaburras down Pakistan in Darwin  >  Other Sports

The top-ranked Australian men's hockey team have made short work of Pakistan in Darwin.

Brisbane unfazed by monster Dogs pack  >  Rugby League

Their bench may have come up short the last time Brisbane played Canterbury in Sydney but Wayne Bennett says they may prove the difference on Thursday night.

Flanagan's NRL interest in Dogs' Reynolds  >  Rugby League

Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan says if Josh Reynolds leaves Canterbury, he will be interested in signing the former NSW State of Origin playmaker.

AFL Round-two preview panel  >  AFL

Preview panel for the opening game of round two of the AFL.

'Pies axe Cox, as Tigers drop three in AFL  >  AFL

Collingwood and Richmond have made big changes for Thursday night's big AFL match at the MCG.

Aussies set for pace dilemma in Ashes  >  Cricket

Selectors have never been able to pick Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins and James Pattinson in the same Test squad, but that could change soon.

Steve Smith's super stats in India  >  Cricket

Australia skipper Steve Smith has enjoyed a productive Test tour of India.

Boof in awe of Smith's 'Bradman-like' tour  >  Cricket

Australia coach Darren Lehmann was full of praise for Steve Smith's captaincy and batting after the classy batsman's 'Bradman-like' tour of India.

Saints' Armitage hurt for AFL Eagles clash  >  AFL

St Kilda midfielder David Armitage pulled up sore from their round-one loss to Melbourne.

South Africa lucky to nab draw: Du Plessis  >  Cricket

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis admits his side received a slice of day-five fortune in Hamilton as rainfall forced their Test decider with NZ to a draw.

Johannisen wants to stay with 'Dogs in AFL  >  AFL

Norm Smith Medallist Jason Johannisen has put contract talks with the Western Bulldogs on hold.

Titans hopeful Hayne to sign new NRL deal  >  Rugby League

Gold Coast coach Neil Henry is hopeful Jarryd Hayne signs his contract extension for the 2018 NRL season.

Ryan lauds Roos competition from Langerak  >  Football

Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou said dropping Mat Ryan might just inspire him to new heights for the Socceroos.

Pearson coaching herself towards worlds  >  Games News

Since Sally Pearson's rare decision to take full charge of her own career and coach herself, all responsibility falls firmly on her own shoulders.

Guthrie in doubt as Cats mull extra tall  >  AFL

Geelong coach Chris Scott says important midfielder Cam Guthrie is unlikely to recover from his calf injury in time to face North Melbourne on Sunday.

I want to leave NRL playing finals: Semi  >  Rugby League

Rugby-bound Parramatta NRL star Semi Radradra is yet to play finals football since his 2013 debut with the Eels.

Comm Games to make Australia sparkle again  >  Other Sports

Peter Beattie believes the antidote to Australia's "basketcase" politics and "stumbling" economy will be next year's Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

NRL round-five preview  >  Rugby League

Preview panel for round five of the NRL.

Slater a chance for Anzac Test: Smith  >  Rugby League

Melbourne NRL skipper Cameron Smith says if Billy Slater is back to his best, he can't be overlooked for Australia's Anzac Test against New Zealand.

Smith says NRL pay talks promising  >  Rugby League

Rugby League Players' Association president Cameron Smith says talks with the NRL over a fixed percentage of the code's revenue are looking promising.

Record Winter Games haul looms: Chesterman  >  Games News

Aerial skiing, snowboard cross and mogul skiing are the three sports Australian officials believe will bring gold at next year's Winter Olympics in South Korea.

Big-name Aussies bomb at WA surf event  >  Other Sports

Australians Mick Fanning, Owen Wright, Joel Wilkinson, and Matt Wilkinson all lost their first-round heats at the Margaret River Pro.

Bennett empathises with NRL rival Hasler  >  Rugby League

Brisbane's Wayne Bennett has empathised with rival Canterbury coach Des Hasler's plight ahead of their NRL clash at ANZ Stadium on Thursday night.

Cameron confident Kelly will stay a Giant  >  AFL

Injuries have sidelined Greater Western Sydney's three mature-age AFL recruits but coach Leon Cameron is optimistic the club can retain midfielder Josh Kelly.

Gold Coast's AFL cards falling into place  >  AFL

After two years of bad luck, a subtle AFL rule change, smart summer recruitment and a reinvigorated midfield are starting to sway things in Gold Coast's favour.