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Sia Soliola banned for five matches over sickening hit on Billy Slater

The NRL season is all but over for Raiders forward Sia Soliola, after the judiciary suspended him for five games for his sickening hit on Melbourne fullback Billy Slater. Full story »


‘I’ve never felt that pain before’: Adelaide Crows star Eddie Betts discharged from hospital after appendix removal

Adelaide Football Club star Eddie Betts has been discharged from hospital, after undergoing emergency surgery to remove his burst appendix. Full story »


Bulldogs star Josh Reynolds being investigated by police

Bulldogs five-eighth Josh Reynolds is being investigated by police after an incident at Cronulla pub Northies and is set to be issued with a court attendance notice. Full story »


Gary Pert resigns as Collingwood CEO

Collingwood chief executive Gary Pert has resigned from his post at the AFL club. Full story »

Official stood down after Panthers star Dallin Watene-Zelezniak attacked at junior game

Panthers winger Dallin Watene-Zelezniak was the victim of an ugly attack while volunteering at a junior rugby league match. Full story »

Panthers player 'strangled' in front of kids at juniors match

Dallin Watene-Zelezniak Penrith Panthers

The NRL is set to investigate an incident in which Panthers star Dallin Watene-Zelezniak was allegedly attacked by a junior league official while helping out at a game yesterday morning. Full story »


Aussie tennis legend Peter Doohan dies aged 56

Former Australian tennis player Peter Doohan, who famously beat two-time defending Wimbledon champion Boris Becker in 1987, has died at the age of 56. Full story »

NRL veteran Will Zillman’s kind work off the field revealed ahead of 150th game

NRL player Will Zillman joined the Titans from the Raiders in 2009 as a 22-year-old eager to learn from some of the legends of the club. Full story »

Newcastle Knights star escorts cancer sufferer to school formal

Rugby league star Trent Hodkinson has made the dream of a young cancer sufferer come true, by escorting her to her high school formal on Wednesday night. Full story »


Former basketball great Shane Heal alleged to have defrauded NBA coach of $750k

Former professional basketballer Shane Heal will front a jury on fraud charges after being committed to stand trial in a Brisbane court. Full story »


OJ Simpson media circus returns with fallen star to face parole board

Tomorrow at 3am AEST, America's most famous prisoner will state his case to be set free from jail. Full story »

‘Not another one, Mick!’ Mum watches Fanning’s close encounter with another shark

Mick Fanning’s mother, Elizabeth Osborne, was watching his competition closely and told 9NEWS she was worried when she saw the swell drop. Full story »


New drink could ‘revolutionise landscape of sport,' developers say

It might not look like much, but this drink is touted as the sports elixir of tomorrow.

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Tour de France cyclist shares confronting image of legs after 16 days on the bike

The gruelling nature of the Tour de France is borne on the legs of Polish cyclist Pawel Poljanski. Full story »


Neil Breen: Here’s the real problem with the Blues

Breen argues the Blues long camps ahead of games leave them with too much free time. (AAP)

The problem with the Blues is their State of Origin pre-match camps are too long, writes Neil Breen. Full story »


Publican defends Josh Dugan and Blake Ferguson as photos emerge of Blues stars at hotel

Almost a week on from the Maroons demolition job at Suncorp Stadium, the recriminations among Blues fans are flying thick and fast. Full story »

Kelly Slater suffers horror bone breaks by ‘folding entire foot backwards’ at J-Bay

Surfing legend Kelly Slater has described a horror surfing accident in which he broke his foot in two places as “folding [his] entire  foot backwards”.  Full story »


Coach Laurie Daley 'has to go' over 'cover-up' of NSW Blues Josh Dugan and Blake Ferguson's drinking

Claims that New South Wales Blues players Blake Ferguson and Josh Dugan left their training camp to go drinking days before the State of Origin decider have sparked calls for coach Laurie Daley to go.  Full story »


Police slap Olympic shooting champ Diamond with AVO

Michael Diamond won Olympic gold medal for trap consecutively in Atlanta in 1996 and Sydney in 2000
Olympic shooter Michael Diamond has been hit with an interim AVO by NSW police to protect his wife and stop him approaching her after he has drunk alcohol. Full story »

Kurtley Beale close to tears as Wallabies unveil Indigenous jersey

Mid-sentence, Kurtley Beale choked up, paused, brandished an embarrassed smile and for a moment, couldn’t go on. Full story »