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Aussie eyes have been focused on Jeff Horn, as his monumental fight against Manny Pacquiao is less than a week in the future, and the Philippine legislator seems to hope that the fight does indeed turn into a toe-to-toe brawl. The welterweight title fight at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium on July 2 is being billed as

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Samantha Stosur has informed the officials of the All-England Club that she will miss Wimbledon due to a stress fracture in her right hand. At 33, it must pain her to pull out, as realistically, it is hard to say how many more opportunities she will have in the world’s most prestigious tennis tournament. Stosur

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When the Hawthorn Hawks return to Adelaide for the second time this month, their hopes of keeping their season alive will require both hope and prayer. They lost to Port in round 11 by a convincing 51-point margin, so their task is to defeat the Crows and leave the Adelaide Oval in break-even condition. Still

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If the Queensland Maroons are to keep the State of Origin Series alive beyond tonight’s game against the New South Blues, they will need to rely of major contributions from Dylan Napa, Jarrod Wallace, Tim Glasby and Coen Hess. That is rather amazing, since three of the four are Maroons rookies with no previous Origin

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Origin I Man of the Match Andrew Fifita is obviously a target for the Marrons heading into Origin II, but Blues Captain Boyd Cordner has warned the Queenslanders that the tactic of focusing too much attention of Fifita is likely to have dire consequences. That is just the sort of announcement you would expect, given

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There they are, fourth on the ladder, but according to their own player, they are not yet worthy of the rung. We understand the non-aggrandising nature of the Australian psyche, but it could be construed as taking it a bit too far when Power star Ollie Wines was saying that the Power is not yet

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Tipping the 2017 Toyota AFL Premiership was always a difficult proposition from the first round, and it has not gotten any easier when unexpected results, such as the West Coast Eagles beating the Geelong Cats 83 – 70, almost becoming the norm, rather than the exception. West Coast won for the first time in over

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Ouch! We do not even like to type the term “dislocated elbow,” much less imagine what such a thing must feel like. We have been known to seek disability relief for paper or shaving cuts. A dislocated elbow will sideline boom Melbourne Storm recruit Nate Myles, but it is being celebrated by some on the

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Amidst the Origin frenzy, the 2017 Telstra NRL Premiership competition soldiers on, but it will do so without veteran Sydney Roosters centre Shaun Kenny-Dowall. He has been released by the Roosters from the remainder of his contract, a move that is effective immediately. He was stood down by the club last month for his possible

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Round 13 of the 2017 Toyota AFL Premiership competition looks to be a quiet affair, with six of the sides enjoying their bye week. The Adelaide Crows, Collingwood Magpies, Essendon Bombers, Fremantle Dockers, Greater Western Sydney Giants and Hawthorn Hawks all will be idle. This is the final week of byes; from here forward, it

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