Lukaku refusal as United keep slim PL hopes alive

ROMELU Lukaku scored for the second straight Premier League game but refused to celebrate to set Manchester United on its way to a 2-1 win at West Bromwich...

‘Shrinking with responsibility’: England attacks captain

England’s media have attacked their captain for his miserable series with the bat in the Ashes.

Root savaged as England’s Ashes hopes blow up in smoke

Rafa joins Kyrgios, Dimitrov for Fast4

Rafael Nadal had an incredible 2017.

Nadal to join Kyrgios, Dimitrov and Zverev for Fast4 in Sydney

Around the world in 42 days

The 30m MACIF trimaran crosses the finish line.

French sailor Francois Gabart smashes around the world record

Victory hold on to silence Brisbane Roar

Victory’s Matias Sanchez and Roar’s Fahid Ben Khalfallah compete for the ball.

Rhys Williams, Kosta Barbarouses score as Victory down Roar 2-1

Bizarre scenes as pro go-karter tries strangling rival

Williams driver Felipe Massa, of Brazil, smiles during a press conference, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. Massa will compete Sunday in the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at Sao Paulo's Interlagos circuit.

Massa teammate tried to strangle a competitor

Larkin’s plan to overcome Rio disappointment

Mitch Larkin winner of the 200m backstroke final on day 1 of the Australian Swimming Championships at the Brisbane Aquatic Centre in Chandler, Sunday, April 9, 2017. (AAP Image/Glenn Hunt) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Mitch Larkin could add the medley to his Commonwealth Games assault

World Cup Team of the Tournament

Australian team member's celebrate their victory in the Rugby League World Cup men's final match between Australia and England in Brisbane on December 2, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Patrick HAMILTON / --IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE — STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE —

Australia cap off stunning RLWC with five in Team of the Tournament

Women's cricket is picking up pace

Australian fast bowler Holly Ferling is excited by the growth of women's cricket.

Holly Ferling says female bowlers can break new ground.

How Chooks got their man

Cooper Cronk celebrates after the Storm's grand final triumph.

The Roosters' pitch for Cooper Cronk was surprisingly simple.

Steve Waugh's quest to help kids

Former Australian cricket captain Steve Waugh with Xavier Kitchin, 5 of Scottsdale. Xavier is one of several Tasmanian recipient of a grant from the Steve Waugh Foundation. Picture: LUKE BOWDEN

Aussie cricketer turns attention to sick children.

RLWC: The 118kg weapon the Kiwis are banking on

Nelson Asofa-Solomona, in action for the Storm this season, is set to make a huge impact for New Zealand.

He could be New Zealand's not-so-secret weapon

RLWC: How the Kangaroos are shaping up

Jordan McLean during training in Brisbane ahead of the Kangaroos' opening Rugby League World Cup game against England in Melbourne on October 27.

Australia certainly isn't exempt from the cloud of confusion

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”

Titans snap up former Broncos chief

Gold Coast Titans coach Garth Brennan has a laugh at training.

Titans ownership confirmed, former Broncos chair Dennis Watt hired

Chooks sack half, Manly crisis as playmaker released

Coach Trent Barrett gestures during a Manly training session.

Roosters sack half, Manly thin as playmaker released

The men who will lead our defence

NEW COACHES: Assistant coach Craig Fermor and new head coach Derrick Brady, ready for the new season.

Dalby Diehards new coaching staff are ready to defend premiership

NRL IN TOOWOOMBA: The million dollar game

Ashley Taylor has committed to the Gold Coast Titans until 2021. Picture: Dave Hunt/AAP

Agreement "in principle" gets the go ahead

The heat is on for fully fit Cowboys

North Queensland Cowboys Pre Season Training. Gavin Cooper. Picture: Alix Sweeney

Pressure on the team to perform will only be magnified

Stunning rap for teen Titan: ‘The best I’ve ever seen’

Gold Coast teenager Moeaki Fotuaika. Photo: Gold Coast Titans

Titans players in awe of 18-year-old sensation Moeaki Fotuaika

Top draft pick lines up with Brisbane

Cameron Rayner was selected by the Brisbane Lions on Friday night. Photo: Getty

Cam Rayner keen to show why is Lions picked him at No.1

Former Richmond forward punts on NFL career

Ben Lennon is set to try his fortunes as an NFL punter.

Former Tigers forward Ben Lennon eyes NFL career

Ablett lines up in Cats colours

Gary Ablett warms up with the Geelong Cats.

Gary Ablett joins Geelong teammates at training

Long winning streak continues for EPL leaders

Manchester City's Ilkay Guendogan (left) celebrates scoringhis team's first goal in the 4-1 win over Spurs.

MANCHESTER City have extended their winning run in the EPL.

It’s time for action declares Valeri

Carl Valeri in action for Melbourne Victory.

Carl Valeri understands Melbourne Victory fans’ frustrations

'The beginning of the end for Arsene Wenger'

Arsene Wenger reacts during a Champions League match.

Arsenal legend reckons Arsene Wenger is in his final stages at club

Popovic throws hat in Roos ring: I want to lead them

Tony Popovic talks to his players at a training session.

Tony Popovic throws hat into the ring for Socceroos top job

The A-League young guns your club should play

Jack Hingert of the Roar and Christian Theoharous of the Victory. (Photo by Darrian Traynor/Getty Images)

Youngsters your A-League club should play.

Arnold dismisses talk of landing Socceroos coaching role

Graham Arnold says he hasn't been offered the Socceroos coaching job.

Graham Arnold says no offer made for Socceroos job.

‘Smarter’ Smith the best since Bradman

Steve Smith’s case as the best batsman since Don Bradman continues to build

Case grows for Smith as best Aussie batsmen since Sir Don

Minor premiership race still wide open

Dalby cricketers receive a well-earned break over Christmas.

The Dalby cricket season is now in its Christmas break

Bairstow’s emotional return to scene of the crime

Jonny Bairstow scored a fine century on day two at the WACA Ground.

Jonny Bairstow scores emotional WACA century after torrid fortnight

Heat star returns to field of nightmares

Brisbane Heat West Indies star Deandra Dottin. Picture: Annette Dew

DEANDRA Dottin will run on to Allan Border Field today

‘Devastated’: WAG heartbreak

WAG dramas.

Spurned partner 'devastated', according to report

England battler whacks Aussies at WACA

Dawid Malan celebrates England’s first century of the series.

ENGLAND defied three decades of Ashes torture in Perth.

Cloud over Layton’s Comm Games hopes

Veteran defender Sharni Layton dropped from Diamonds squad for Quad series in England and South Africa after failing to receive medical clearance

Diamonds strengthen No.1 status

The Australian Diamonds celebrate after winning the Constellation Cup.

Australia back on top of world.

Diamonds waiting on Sharni Layton green light

Sharni Layton in full throttle for the Magpies during Super Netball.

Sharni Layton waiting for green light to make Diamonds return

Sharni Layton named for return

Sharni Layton of the Diamonds competes for the ball with Bailey Mes of the Silver Ferns during game one of the 2016 Constellation Cup.

Defender named in squad to tour in January next year.

Laura Langman leaves Sunshine Coast Lightning

OUT: Laura Langman has decided to leave the Sunshine Coast Lightning and return to New Zealand.

ONE of the Lightning's top players has decided to leave

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

McEvoy sidelined after surgery on broken hand

DUAL Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Kerrin McEvoy is set for an indefinite spell on the sidelines after breaking a hand in freak accident.

Glittering Princess delivers big bonus

I’m A Princess strides clear to win at Morphettville. Picture: Atkins Photography

I’m A Princess delivers big bonus for Angaston trainer Tony McEvoy

Dream showdown could just be the highlight

Jockey Brenton Avdulla rides Dreamforce to win race 9, ANZ Bloodstock News Handicap during the Thoroughbred Breeders NSW Race Day at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse in Sydney, Saturday, November 25, 2017. (AAP Image/Daniel Munoz) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Dream showdown could just be the standout on Villiers Day

Wolf circling Villiers for Waller

Jockey Tye Angland riding Vassal to win race 3 the TAB.COM.AU Handicap during the Rosehill Gardens Race Day at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse, Sydney, Saturday, November 11, 2017. (AAP Image/ Brendan Esposito) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Wolf on the prowl as Waller banks on delivering at his pet distance

Saipan wins at Dalby

VICTORY: Saipan trained by Ben Currie beat Rooi Roe at Dalby on Tuesday.

Saipan win gives trainer a tough decision to make

Hayes duo embark on Diamond hunt

Trainer David Hayes has two smart fillies making their debuts on Saturday.

Hayes duo embark on Diamond hunt as youngsters step up

Leading hoop to appeal big ban

Viddora wins the Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot with Joe Bowditch in the saddle. Picture: Simon Merritt/Western Racepix

Jockey Joe Bowditch could miss Viddora ride if suspension stands

Golfing glory for Golder

Dalby's Mary Golder walked away with a pair of gold medals from the Pacific School Games in Adelaide

Aussie golfer suspended for doping violation

Mark Hensby hits from a trp during a PGA Tour event.

PGA Tour suspends Australian golfer Mark Hensby for doping violation

Australian golfer suspended for doping violation

Mark Hensby of Australia hits out of a sand trap

AUSTRALIAN golfer suspended for a yea

Bland looking forward to 2018

SOLID SEASON: Adam Bland in action during the Australian PGA at RACV Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast. (AAP Image)

Adam Bland secures European Tour Card in Australian PGA