Emotional Giants ruckman announces retirement

Shane Mumford will transition straight into a ruck coaching role.

Postecoglou opens up about his coaching future

Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou says his focus is on his team's next two games.

Ange Postecoglou talks about his love for the job as Socceroos coach

Miller sets early pace at Phillip Island on return

Jack Miller was fastes in first practice at the Australian MotoGP

Jack Miller made a stunning return from a broken leg

Ingvall to skip this year's Sydney to Hobart

Ludde Ingvall celebrates taking line honours with Nicorette in the 2004 Sydney to Hobart yacht race.

Ludde Ingvall will miss this year's Sydney to Hobart yacht classic

Adelaide Lightning coach cleared of cancer

Adelaide Lightning coach Chris Lucas has returned to the club after undergoing cancer treatment.

Chris Lucas will be back the helm this weekend.

Mayweather hints at another comeback

Floyd Mayweather is back in training, but is he planning another comeback to the ring?

Floyd Mayweather could be preparing for another comeback to the ring

Bautheac says he's no superstar

French midfielder Eric Bautheac has finally got his visa approved to play for Brisbane Roar.

Roar has finally got its star import Frenchman Eric Bautheac

Skaife: Bathurst, the race like no other

Craig Lowndes, left, and Mark Skaife after winning the 2010 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000.

Six-time winner MARK SKAIFE reflects on the enormity of Mt...

Justin O'Neill in 10-year tug-of-war between clubs

Justin O'Neill of the Cowboys scores a try against the Warriors in round 20.

Athletic prodigy was considered the equal of Greg Inglis.

How young Slater slipped though Cowboys' fingers

STORIED CAREER: Storm fullback Billy Slater during a training session in Melbourne this week.

Star ran around his Innisfail backyard in North Queensland jersey.

Russell Packer: from jail cell to uni graduate

Dragons player Russell Packer during the round 17 clash with the Titans.

"The boys would call me a nerd with my reading glasses on.”

Cameron Smith still shouldering the load

Melbourne Storm veteran Cameron Smith will play his 356th NRL game this weekend.

Phil Rothfield chats with the NRL's soon-to-be games record holder.

Hodkinson opens up on year tinged with tragedy

Trent Hodkinson of the Newcastle Knights in action.

He takes a breath and shakes his head. "It's been a tough year.”

Wallabies take note: How to beat the All Blacks

Sekope Kepu is tackled by Rieko Ioane during game 1 of the Bledisloe Cup at ANZ Stadium in Sydney

The Wallabies need to play like cornered animals again.

Craig Bellamy is worth $3 million

MORE SUCCESS: Storm coach Craig Bellamy after Melbourne's grand final win.

Craig Bellamy deserves to be the highest paid person in rugby league

Kent: Storm are good, but they're not the greatest

Overrated? ... the 2017 NRL premiership winners.

Timing is always essential when it comes to assessing great teams

Durkin: Class should live happily ever after

PRIZE: Storm captain Cameron Smith and Cowboys captain Gavin Cooper with the trophy at Luna Park in Sydney.

It is a fiction, a legend, a romance and a fantasy.

Ikin: 2017 vintage is best Storm side in this great club's history

GREAT CLUB: Storm coach Craig Bellamy has turned his club into one of the greatest sides.

"The Storm are now as the dominant franchise in our game”

AFL Grand Final: Dusty presents dilemma for Dimma

KEY MAN: Brownlow Medallist Dustin Martin prepares for the grand final.

Forward or midfield for Martin the choice for Richmond coach

Jamal Idris announces shock NRL retirement

Jamal Idris (right) of the Tigers is tackled by Dean Whare of the Panthers in round two this year.

The 27-year-old says move was forced by injury.

NRL spices up Scotland team

James Bell, left, braces for the tackle of the Sharks' Wade Graham while playing for the New Zealand Warriors in the NRL. Bell will line up for Scotland in a World Cup warm-up games against NSW Country Under-23s at Kingsford Smith Park, Ballina, tonight.

NSW Country ready for Bravehearts

NRL game fires up passionate Dragons fans

Arguably the biggest St George Illawarra fan in the wider region, Peter Schiek can't wait to book his tickets to the Gold Coast Titans game at Clive Berghofer Stadium next March.

Is Peter Schriek the biggest St George fan in Toowoomba?

Taylor relationship sealed the deal for Brennan on the Gold Coast

NEW REIGN: Garth Brennan.

GARTH Brennan was holding a trump card the entire time.

More focus should be on grass-roots of the game

REP MATCH: Fiji's Suliasi Vunivalu runs into Australia's Josh Dugan during the Tri Nations tournament in Fiji.

Seems to be concentrated on the top end.

Trade merry-go-round ends with wins for all

ON THE MOVE: Charlie Cameron

Ablett and Hodge deals on final day

Richmond star identified in photo scandal

Tigers Grand Final medal controversy, Police probing topless photo of woman wearing Richmond Premiership medal.

Scandalous photo was distributed without woman's consent.

Bryce Gibbs' trade to Adelaide finally sealed

Bryce Gibbs is heading to Adelaide.

Bryce Gibbs is finally an Adelaide player.

Suns heading to Townsville for premiership points

The Suns have made North Queensland their home away from home with matches against such teams as Richmond being played in Cairns.

The Suns have played a match in Cairns for the past seven seasons

‘They take one look and think she’ll kill someone’

Hannah Mouncey has been ruled ineligible for the AFLW’s draft Picture: Ray Strange.

Coach believes critics are "blokes watching the game".

Transgender Hannah banned from AFLW

Hannah Mouncey has been blocked from playing AFLW.

AFL has banned transgender player Hannah Mouncey

Fan punches player in Everton Europa loss

Everton's manager Ronald Koeman complains to referee Bas Nijhuis after a brawling Europa League between his side and Lyon.

Fan with child in his arms joins Everton-Lyon brawl

Kick-off for new futsal club

FANCY FOOTWORK: Futsal is a game of speed and skill.

Futsal season starts with come-and-try night for new club

Roma fightback denies Chelsea win in Europe

Chelsea's David Luiz celebrates after scoring in the 3-3 draw with Roma.

Edin Hazard rescues point for Chelsea.

Barra lands top award at Clinton FC awards night

Clinton's Dominic Barra. Premier League soccer between Clinton and Bluebirds United.

MORE than 30 awards were presented on the night.

Defender a big miss, says Victory skipper

James Donachie has been sidelined with injury.

"He's actually in good spirits, as sad as it is”

USQ to go one better with new coaches

USQFC senior coaches Matthew Proctor (left) and Jason Richardson.

USQFC announce the signing of new coaches

Prized curator role for Sandurski

GREEN THUMB: After five years of being the head curator at the MCG, proud Sawtell local David Sandurski is about to take charge at the Gabba.

Wickets and outfield at the Gabba about to get a Sawtell flavour.

Chris Lynn signs mega-deal with Brisbane Heat

Chris Lynn of the Heat raises his bat after a win over the Hobart Hurricanes last season.

Superstar has become the BBL's first million-dollar man.

Border picks his Australia XI for first Ashes Test

Matthew Wade should get the keeper's role for the first Ashes Test, says Allan Border.

Allan Border makes his choice for Ashes opener.

Diamonds cement top spot with clean sweep

Gabi Simpson regains possession for the Diamonds in their battle against the Silver Ferns. Source: AAP

"We put everything out there in those last four games”

It's Kiwis and us for Games gold

Australia's Caitlin Bassett (centre) says it will be a Diamonds-New Zealand final for the netball gold medal at next year's Commonwealth Games.

Bassett says it's Australia and New Zealand for Games gold medal

Indoor is ideal for summer sport

A game of social netball in progress at the Indoor Sports Arena earlier this year.

Call to give indoor sport a go

Perfect start for Sunshine Coast Lightning, says coach

Lightning players celebrate their win in the Super Netball grand final over the Giants in June.

Grand final rematch perfect start for Lightning.

Super Mum back to play Super Netball

Laura Geitz (second from right) is making a return to Super Netball.

Laura Geitz to make netball comeback.

Internationals show some pride in Presidents Cup defeat

A SUPERB singles display from the International team was not enough as America won the Presidents Cup for a seventh straight time.

Rookie wins final tournament but Thomas earns bonus

Justin Thomas shows of the FedEx Cup and Xander Schauffele (right) of the Tour Championship trophy after the season-ending tournament in Atlanta.

ROOKIE Xander Schauffele won the final tournament.

Katherine Kirk comes up just short in major championship

Katherine Kirk plays a shot on the 4th hole during the final round of the Evian Championship.

KATHERINE Kirk said she was happy despite missing a major.