Lehmann proud of his skipper Smith

Australia's captain Steven Smith raises his bat after scoring century

Smith blasted 499 runs and three centuries in India

Aussies in India: All the players rated

Australia's captain Steven Smith (centre), with David Warner (left) and Peter Handscomb (right)

We run the rule over every Australian

Postecoglou takes criticism personally

Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou  in Sydney today.

Socceroos coach took exception to a line of questioning

Vunivalu under a Storm cloud for Panthers showdown

IN DOUBT: Suliasi Vunivalu must pass a fitness test to be available for the Storm against Penrith this weekend.

Melbourne Storm flyer Suliasi Vunivalu is racing to be fit

Simona latest: Tigers star charged by police

Tim Simona of the Tigers looks on following his team's loss to the Panthers in the round 24 NRL match between the Penrith Panthers and Wests Tigers at Pepper Stadium in Sydney, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. (AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Police have confirmed that a 25-year-old was arrested

Despite ban Messi will be free to play at MCG

FREE TO PLAY HERE: Argentina's Lionel Messi will be free to play at the MCG in June despite his four-match ban for his argument with assistant referee Emerson Augusto de Carvalho.

Australian fans will be able to see Lionel Messi in action in June

Bennett eases Blair injury concerns

Adam Blair during a Brisbane Broncos training session

Blair finished training early during the Broncos captain's run

Kyrgios brings his talent back to Brisbane

Australia will be relying heavily on Nick Kyrgios in its Davis Cup quarter-final against the US

Did Smith's form cover up Australia's failings?

COVER-UP: Did Australian captain Steve Smith's outstanding form mask a poor effort by his batsmen.

Four burning issues need to be answered by Australian cricket

'We're no longer friends', says Indian skipper

BITTER END: Steven Smith and India's Virat Kohli shake hands after the fourth Test in Dharmsala.

Kohli says he is no longer friends with Australian cricketers

Slater's loving being back on the paddock

THIS YEAR IS THE FOCUS: Billy Slater is happy to be back on the field for the Melbourne Storm.

Bill Slater is back on the field, not taking football for granted

Smith to chalk up 100 games for Highlanders

CENTURION: Aaron Smith will play his 100th Super Rugby match for the Highlanders against the Reds on Friday.

Aaron Smith to play his 100th Super Rugby game on Friday

Stevens hungry for more world title success

PLENTY ON HER PLATE: Discus thrower Dani Stevens, nee Samuels, is in top form heading into the Australian titles.

Former world discus champion Dani Stevens chases more success

Lawrence stunned by Tigers' dramas

UNSETTLED: West Tigers veteran Chris Lawrence says the club is suffering under the current dramas.

Lawrence says Wests Tigers suffering the toughest time in his career

'Pest' Laura Clemesha hitting new heights with Firebirds

Laura Clemesha (right) of the Firebirds attempts to block Caitlin Thwaites of the Magpies.

It has been a baptism by fire for the six-foot-three Laura Clemesha.

Was Barca's comeback the best in history?

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard (left) holds the trophy after Liverpool's victory in the the 2005 UEFA Champions League final.

We run through some of sport's most memorable fightbacks.

Who's the strongest in the NRL?

Raiders forward Shannon Boyd.

These are the crowd-pleasers who can stop a whole gym.

Former Supercars champs gunning for title

Garth Tander is back at Garry Rogers Motorsport.

These title winners have lost none of their drive for success.

Laura Enever giving her all for surfing

Laura Enever is loving being able to give back to her sport.

Sydney girl has always been a generous soul.

The NRL's unlucky 16 for round one

Penrith recruit Tim Browne in action for the Bulldogs.

These are the players on the cusp of selection at your NRL club.

In Chris Fagan, the Brisbane Lions now trust

Lions coach Chris Fagan during the round one match between the Gold Coast Suns and the Brisbane Lions at Metricon Stadium

Fagan has suddenly become the club's new fan favourite

Careless whispers expose Cat tensions

Geelong coach Chris Scott.

Jimmy Bartel has finally let his feelings be known publicly.

Titans are the real NRL superheroes

Gold Coast Titans players celebrate a try during their round three NRL match against the Parramatta Eels at Cbus Super Stadium.

When under the pump the Gold Coast has produced some heroic wins.

Why Kohli is the Trump of world sport

India's captain Virat Kohli gestures towards Australia's Matt Renshaw as he runs to celebrate the dismissal of David Warner during the fourth day of the third Test in Ranchi.

The Indian captain is a law unto himself.

Thurston despised today but loved tomorrow

Cowboys skipper Johnathan Thurston is swamped by teammates after kicking a field goal to down the Brisbane Broncos in extra time on Friday night.

Cowboys great tests appeal with extra-time thrillers

Seeing is believing ... Barcelona completes impossible dream

Barcelona's Sergi Roberto celebrates after scoring the sixth goal during the Champions League round of 16, second leg soccer match between FC Barcelona and Paris Saint Germain at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday March 8, 2017. Barcelona won 6-1. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Just when you thought you had seen everything ...

Deja vu as Warriors name Foran to debut

Kieran Foran of the Warriors warms up last weekend.

Five-eighth tweaked his hamstring in the warm-up last week.

Chambers says Storm must improve on slow starts

Will Chambers of the Melbourne Storm puts the ball over the line, only for the try to be disallowed, during the round-three NRL match against the Brisbane Broncos at AAMI Park.

Melbourne has trailed in three of the first four premiership games.

Dogs could be forced into radical reboot

Moses Mbye of the Bulldogs makes a dash.

Moses Mbye will miss the Bulldogs' clash with the Broncos.

Thaiday ready for battle with Bulldogs

Sam Thaiday will take it up to the Bulldogs forwards this week.

Broncos veteran Sam Thaiday will not change his aggressive style.

Reynolds relishing battle with Thurston

Adam Reynolds is ready to take on Johnathan Thurston.

Adam Reynolds is relishing taking on Johnathan Thurston.

Hess in the frame for Maroons jersey

Cowboys Coen Hess is being tipped to make his Origin debut this season.

Hess in line for Queensland Origin jersey.

How a change of training times has re-energised Lions

Brisbane Lions coach Chris Fagan talks to his players during their round-one game against the Gold Coast Suns at Metricon Stadium.

New coach Chris Fagan revamped the training schedule over summer.

Magpies' Elliott set to miss another week

Jamie Elliott of the Magpies.

Forward will train this week in a bid to play next week.

'20 minutes as good as any' - Beams on that Lions opening

Brisbane Lions players celebrate scoring a goal

The Lions jumped from the blocks at Metricon Stadium

Win was all that mattered for Socceroos

Australia's Tim Cahill celebrates with teammates after Mathew Leckie's goal at the Sydney Football Stadium.

It was desperate, at times even ugly

Holland stars as Victoria eyes Shield title hat-trick

Alex Carey of the Redbacks plays a cover drive during the Sheffield Shield final between Victoria and South Australia in Alice Springs.

Spinner continued his Sheffield Shield final torment of SA.

No change for Ange as bid for qualification heats up

Tomi Juric looks set to keep his place for the Socceroos agains the UAE tonight.

Ange Postecoglou says he will stick to his guns with his plans.

Defoe's perfect return in England win

Jermain Defoe (front) and Adam Lallana celebrate Defoe's goal against Lithuania.

Veteran striker Jermain Defoe turned back the clock.

Socceroos stars defend new playing system

Tomi Juric in action against Iraq.

Tomi Juric says players will stick with the new-look system.

India wraps up fourth Test to claim series

India's KL Rahul plays a shot during the fourth day of the fourth Test cricket against Australia in Dharmsala.

Australia has relinquished the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.

Smith drops f-bomb as India closes in on win

India's Ravichandran Ashwin and Matthew Wade have a few words on a fiery third day.

Skipper caught on camera calling Indian rival a 'f***ing cheat'.

Victoria takes upper hand despite Sayers' heroics

Chadd Sayers took his fifth five-wicket haul of the season against Victoria.

Bushrangers posted 487 over two days of 40-degree heat.

Battling Aussies on verge of defeat

Australia's captain Steven Smith leaves the ground after being dismissed by India's Bhuvneshwar Kumar.

Australia on verge of Test and series defeat.

Former Aussie quick Tait quits life in the fast lane

Shaun Tait has ended his cricket career.

SHAUN Tait will retire from cricket.

Star shooter to return for Queensland derby

But the reigning champions will be without the services of savvy South African centre Erin Burger

Plenty to learn for Magpies in tight win, says coach

Caitlin Thwaites scored the match-winning goal for the Magpies.

Magpies get last-gasp win over Swifts.

Magpies swoop to take last-gasp win

Caitlin Thwaites of the Magpies scored the winning goal in a tight finish against the Swifts.

Caitlin Thwaites has sealed a dramatic 55-54 win for Collingwood.

Vixens continue winning ways against GWS

Mwai Kumwenda of the Melbourne Vixens.

Melbourne side chalked up a third straight win.

Wood and Bassett spark Lightning to dominant win in Perth

NETBALL: Sunshine Coast Lighting v Melbourne Vixens at Caloundra Indoor Stadium. Lighting's GA player Stephanie Wood takes aim.

Sunshine Coast confirms its title credentials.

Aiken to miss first game since 2008

Romelda Aiken of the Firebirds in action.

Firebirds shooter has a minor knee niggle.

Former Diamond in line for shock Thunderbirds call-up

Renae Ingles could be set for a Thunderbirds return.

Renae Ingles has not played netball since October 2015.

Jockey brought back to earth after first-up win

Truly a day of highs and lows for apprentice Matthew Poon

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Tragedy mars Godolphin's moment of glory

Jockey Craig Williams was kocked out after a fall in the Mornington Cup.

Tally's victory was overshadowed by what happened to The Gold Trail.

Weir drought ends in Sydney, now for the flood

Leading trainer Darren Weir.

Trainer has the talented Humidor among the favourites for The BMW.

Mackay man seen 'beating horse around the head'

The commission inquired into allegations that the Mackay trainer mistreated a thoroughbred racehorse in his care.

Trainer caught 'beating a horse around the head'

Trainer closing in on record-breaking century

Trainer Darren Weir at Flemington.

Darren Weir on verge of training 100 city winners for the season.

Day uncertain if he'll play at the Masters

Australian's mother has had surgery for lung cancer.

Jason Day's mother undergoes surgery

Jason Day of Australia watches a tee shot at Austin County Club.

Dening was diagnosed with lung cancer at the beginning of 2017.

Jason Day forced out of tournament as mum fights cancer

Jason Day hugs his mum Dening.

"It’s really hard to comprehend being on the golf course right now."