SYDNEY The Sword of Damocles might be dangling over the career of Sun Yang but the triple Olympic champion's bid for a fourth successive 400 metres freestyle crown will still be one of the highlights of the swimming world championships in Gwangju.
SYDNEY, July 16 The Sword of Damocles might be dangling over the career of Sun Yang but the triple Olympic champion's bid for a fourth successive 400 metres freestyle crown will still be one of the highlights of the swimming world championships in Gwangju.
SYDNEY, June 27 Super Rugby takes a step into new territory when the Jaguares host the first semi-final played on South American soil on Friday but the 2019 champions still look more likely to emerge from an old school dust up on the well-worn sod of New Zealand.
SYDNEY, June 15 The New South Wales Waratahs are not the first rugby team to come away from Invercargill chastened but the crushing 49-12 loss to the Otago Highlanders that ended their 2019 Super Rugby season must raise some serious questions.
SYDNEY, June 2 The Jaguares will start their 12,300 kilometre journey home to Argentina in good spirits on Sunday after laying down a marker on a four-match Australasian tour that will set alarm bells ringing around Super Rugby, and perhaps beyond.
Leg spinner Rashid Khan is already on his way to becoming Afghanistan's first sporting superstar and the 20-year-old is determined his first World Cup will be remembered for his country achieving something rather than just taking part.
SYDNEY Five weeks after they first committed to sacking Israel Folau, Rugby Australia finally terminated the Wallabies fullback's contract on Friday on the recommendation of a disciplinary panel that decided he had breached their rules on inclusion. | Video
SYDNEY For very different reasons, Israel Folau's arrival in Australian rugby union six years ago was as explosive as his departure and, in sporting terms at least, the free-scoring fullback will be sorely missed.
SYDNEY There is a good case for ranking Sam Kerr as Australia's best footballer, female or male, at the moment and the country's hopes of a first World Cup triumph in France in July rest in no small part upon the prolific striker's shoulders.
SYDNEY The executive director of AIBA, the governing body of amateur boxing, has hit out at Olympic chief Thomas Bach for suggesting putting together an alternative organisation to run the sport at next year's Tokyo Games would "not be rocket science".