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NATIONAL

'I have nothing against homosexual people': Margaret Court slams calls to rename arena as 'sad'

Australian tennis great Margaret Court said she has “nothing against homosexual people” but stands by her vow to no longer fly Qantas because of the airline's support for same-sex marriage. Full story »

VICTORIA

Calls for Margaret Court arena to be re-named after tennis great takes anti-gay stance

Tennis pros are among many demanding for Margaret Court’s name to be removed from one of Melbourne’s main sports arenas after she made anti-gay comments. Full story »
SPORT

Football Federation Australia ‘disappointed’ with ABC's A-League game coverage

The ABC has been heavily criticised for its free-to-air coverage of Sydney FC’s match against Liverpool. Full story »

NATIONAL

Tennis great Margaret Court refuses to fly Qantas over airline's support for gay marriage

Former tennis great Margaret Court has said she is "disappointed" Qantas has become an active supporter of same-sex marriage. (AAP)

Australian tennis legend and Christian pastor Margaret Court has publicly announced she will stop flying Qantas "where possible" in protest at the airline's promotion of gay marriage. Full story »

SPORT

Raelene Castle to step down as NRL Canterbury Bulldogs chief

Raelene Castle has resigned as chief executive of Canterbury and she will leave the NRL club at the end of the season. Full story »

SPORT

State of Origin 2017: Sam Thaiday tips more change for old Queensland pack

Loyalty may have again been shown to Queensland's veteran forwards but Sam Thaiday believes the ageing Maroons pack could be injected with more young blood by game two of the State of Origin series. Full story »

ADELAIDE

Increased security measures at Adelaide Oval in wake of Manchester terror attack

Adelaide Oval

Adelaide Oval patrons are being advised to arrive early for all future events including this Saturday’s match between Adelaide and Fremantle due to an increase in security measures in the wake of the Manchester Arena terror attack. Full story »

MANCHESTER ATTACK

Manchester Arena terror attack: What it means for stadium security in Australia

In the wake of the attack in Manchester which claimed the life of 22 people, Australia’s security forces are preparing for a string of huge events in packed out stadiums, including State of Origin and the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Full story »

AFL

'Forgotten child' of Australian sport deserves its own team

We should have known back in 1982 that Tasmania was the "forgotten child" of Australia’s sporting family. Full story »

NRL

Ben Barba's NRL career all but over

Ben Barba’s career in the NRL is all but over with the former Dally M Medallist deciding to play out his career in England. Full story »

SPORT

Ex-MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden dies after collision

Former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden has died aged 35, five days after he was involved in a crash while cycling. Full story »

STATE OF ORIGIN

Boyd Cordner named as Blues captain in new-look Origin I team

NSW has named its State of Origin I team, with Boyd Cordner named as the new Blues captain. See who else made the team here. Full story »

STATE OF ORIGIN

Anthony Milford named in Maroons team for State of Origin I but Billy Slater misses out

The Queensland Maroons have named their team for State of Origin I, with Anthony Milford set to debut in place of the injured Johnathan Thurston. Full story »

MOTORSPORT

Aussie Jack Miller survives terrifying MotoGP crash

Jack Miller has walked away unscathed after surviving a terrifying crash during practice for the French MotoGP at Le Mans. Full story »

NRL

Jarryd Hayne struggling for form ahead of Origin

Gold Coast's 30-10 loss to Manly will have done nothing for the mindset of New South Wales State of Origin coach Laurie Daley's head as Jarryd Hayne was outgunned in the centres. Full story »

NRL

Ex-Eels chief admits NRL salary cap fraud

The former chief executive of the Parramatta Eels has admitted to his part in the club's salary cap fraud during a Sydney court hearing. Full story »
SPORT

Jailed former AFL player Ben Cousins acquitted of drug possession charge

Jailed AFL premiership player Ben Cousins has been acquitted of an outstanding methampetamine possession charge after prosecutors conceded they did not have enough evidence. Full story »

QUEENSLAND

Shy Freeman ready to share at Com Games

Cathy Freeman has been unveiled as the 2018 Commonwealth Games ambassador. (AAP)
Cathy Freeman says she wants to use her role as a Gold Coast Commonwealth Games ambassador to share the stories of her amazing athletics career. Full story »
COURTS

Davey Browne inquest: Boxer's brother says fight should have been stopped

The brother of a boxer who died after a bout in Sydney has told an inquest the fight should have been stopped.  Full story »
SPORT

NRL star Greg Inglis checks into mental health facility as he battles depression

NRL superstar Greg Inglis is battling depression and has checked himself into a mental health clinic. Full story »