Spring Carnival 2014: Photo gallery

Relive all the colour and excitement of the 2014 spring racing carnival as seen through the lens. [Read entire story]

Shane Watson says injury layoff has him prepared for tough summer of cricket

After a five-month layoff with a calf injury, Shane Watson says he is fit and firing ahead of a massive summer of cricket. [Read entire story]

Four Nations: Kangaroos looking to muscle up in defence after trans-Tasman effort, says Robbie Farah

Robbie Farah says defence, not pride in the Australian jersey, is the Kangaroos' major concern ahead of the Four Nations. [Read entire story]

Star Jade’s in synch with diving success

Jade is the 2014 NSW All schools 12-years springboard diving champion and our latest Junior Sports Star nominee. [Read entire story]

Tasmania crushes New South Wales in domestic one-day cup but not enough to stay alive in finals race

Tasmania cruised to domestic one-day victory against New South Wales, but fell short of staying alive in the competition. [Read entire story]

Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold defends Sasa Ognenovski as defender faces suspension

Sydney FC's Sasa Ognenovski has been cited by the A-League match review panel after an incident in the Sydney Derby. [Read entire story]

Jarryd Hayne acknowledges there are no guarantees as he leaves Sydney for the United States to pursue his NFL dream

Jarryd Hayne has left Australia bound for the US and the next step in his quest for an NFL career. [Read entire story]

Future bright for queen of beam

When Emma Nedov took to the beam for her world championships debut, she was excited and nervous to compete against the best in the sport. [Read entire story]

Fast bowlers holds the key

RANDWICK Petersham’s fast bowling arsenal holds the key to the Randy Petes’ Twenty20 title defence, according to manager Alan Vaughan. [Read entire story]

The A-League battle for Bankstown

Bankstown has become the battleground for the A-League Sydney derby, and Sydney FC’s Terry Antonis and Peter Triantis are aiming for bragging rights. [Read entire story]

Push for Hills’ own soccer comp

Parents fed up with driving for hours to take their kids to soccer are leading the charge for the Hills district to have its own competition. [Read entire story]

Dragons snap up final World Club Series spot

St George Illawarra has accepted an invitation to be the third NRL side to participate in the World Club Series, although it’s increasingly unlikely Brett Morris will be part of the campaign. [Read entire story]

How African tragedy led to sale

It was after an horrific train crash in Zimbabwe in July, that Peter Holmes a Court decided he was going to sell his stake in South Sydney. [Read entire story]

Wanderers unable to guarantee visas

There is no guarantee female and Jewish Wanderers supporters will be granted entry visas to Saudi Arabia for the Asian Champions League final. [Read entire story]

Diamonds outshine defiant Kiwis

New Zealand almost turned around a dismal run against Australia at the Constellation Cup. [Read entire story]

Beale to know Test selection status

D-Day for Kurtley Beale as the ARU wraps up inquiry into troubled star’s recent mid-air incident. [Read entire story]

PM urged to harness the Bulldog effect

Belmore-based Bulldogs united the community in the lead-up to the grand final and PM Tony Abbott has been urged to use that goodwill to help heal divisions. [Read entire story]

Redfern rocks to Rabbitohs’ glory day

GLORY days returned to famous Redfern Oval on Monday, when more than 5000 joyful fans welcomed their Rabbitoh heroes as newly-crowned NRL premiers. [Read entire story]

A legend five years in the making

A RABBITOHS legend was born five years ago when South Sydney owner Russell Crowe identified a young Sam Burgess as the future saviour of the club. [Read entire story]

Western Sydney Wanderers through to Asian Champions League final with 2-0 defeat of FC Seoul

Western Sydney Wanderers advanced to the Asian Champions League final following a 2-0 win over FC Seoul at Parramatta Stadium. [Read entire story]

Poljak leads the Wanderers’ celebrations

Mateo Poljak of the Wanderers celebrates scoring a goal during the Asian Champions League semi-final second leg match against FC Seoul at Parramatta Stadium, October 1, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. [Read entire story]

Tony Williams desperate to repay Des Hasler’s loyalty for Canterbury in NRL grand final against South Sydney

Tony Williams says he owes Canterbury coach Des Hasler a big performance in Sunday's grand final. [Read entire story]

Getting ready for the Grand Final

See the players and fans of the Rabbitohs and Bulldogs as the excitement builds towards Sunday's Rugby League Grand Final. [Read entire story]

South Sydney’s Luke Keary challenges Canterbury to test his defence in NRL grand final

South Sydney's Luke Keary has dared Canterbury's imposing forward pack to test his supposed defensive frailties. [Read entire story]

NRL Grand Final: South Sydney’s 43-year journey back to grand final; exclusion, reinstatement and renewal at the club

It has been a long road back to the grand final for South Sydney, via exclusion, reinstatement and renewal at the club. [Read entire story]

NRL Grand Final: South Sydney Rabbitohs looking to join rugby league’s greatest drought breakers

As Souths aim to break their title drought, Grandstand looks back at the teams that ended decades of pain for their fans. [Read entire story]

NRL Grand Final: Isaac Luke joins long list of players to miss decider through suspension

South Sydney's Issac Luke joined some of the rugby league's biggest names in being suspended for the grand final. [Read entire story]

NRL Grand Final: Former Souths player and coach George Piggins to end isolation from game to watch Rabbitohs in grand final

Former Souths player, coach and administrator George Piggins will return to rugby league to attend the grand final. [Read entire story]

NRL Grand Final: South Sydney rookie Apisai Koroisau to replace suspended hooker Isaac Luke

South Sydney rookie Apisai Koroisau will be the man to replace the suspended Isaac Luke in Sunday's grand final. [Read entire story]

WADA critics ASADA for slow NRL investigation

The World Anti-Doping Agency has taken a swipe at the Australian sports drug organisation for its delays in issuing penalties against 12 past and present Cronulla Sharks NRL players. WADA has decided not to appeal the [Read entire story]

Issac Luke to miss South Sydney’s NRL grand final appearance after being suspended by judiciary

Issac Luke will miss South Sydney's first grand final appearance in 43 years after being suspended by the NRL judiciary. [Read entire story]

Canterbury’s James Graham praises South Sydney’s outside backs ahead of NRL grand final

Canterbury's James Graham has heaped praise on the attacking prowess of South Sydney's back three. [Read entire story]

World Anti-Doping Agency rules out appealing ASADA bans handed to Cronulla Sharks’ players

WADA will not appeal the back-dated suspensions handed out by ASADA to 12 Cronulla Sharks players. [Read entire story]

Luke faces the judiciary

Issac Luke of the Rabbitohs during his NRL judiciary hearing at Rugby League Central, September 30, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. [Read entire story]