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2021 October
  • Sun, Oct 17, 2021
    Undefeated Australian lightweight boxer Brock Jarvis has survived a scare to win his first overseas bout and improve to 20-0 in his young professional career.
  • Thu, Oct 14, 2021
    Sport Integrity Australia chief executive officer David Sharpe says 600 integrity matters from 61 sports have been logged with the agency in 15 months.
  • Thu, Oct 14, 2021
    Australian boxing superstar Tim Tszyu is promising a quick kill when he returns to the ring for the first time in almost five months against Takeshi Inoue.
  • Tue, Oct 12, 2021
    Undefeated boxer Jai Opetaia could feature in the biggest fight in Australia since Jeff Horn stunned Manny Pacquiao in 2017 after earning a world title shot.
  • Tue, Oct 12, 2021
    Inaugural Giants netball coach Julie Fitzgerald has extended her Super Netball contract at the club until the end of 2023 as she hunts an elusive title.
  • Fri, Oct 08, 2021
    The AIS is leading a new research project that will study the brain health of retired athletes from collision and non-collision sports.
  • Fri, Oct 08, 2021
    Australian netball greats Liz Ellis and Caitlin Bassett have engaged in a war of words following the latter's contract snub by Super Netball clubs.
  • Fri, Oct 08, 2021
    Emma Carney is highly critical of Triathlon Australia, who have involved fellow legend Michellie Jones in a review of their high performance program.
  • Tue, Oct 05, 2021
    David Pryles has spent the past three-and-a-half years at Softball Australia and he has now taken over as Hockey Australia chief executive from Matt Favier.
  • Mon, Oct 04, 2021
    The IBF lightweight world title fight between George Kambosos and champion American Teofimo Lopez is off after the promoter and the Australian boxer fell out.
  • Sun, Oct 03, 2021
    After being rescheduled four times the world title fight between Australia's George Kambosos and champion American Teofilmo Lopez appears to be off.
  • Fri, Oct 01, 2021
    Netball Australia has fined Netball NSW after grand finalists, the NSW Swifts and Giants Netball, were found to have not followed COVID-19 reporting guidelines.
  • Fri, Oct 01, 2021
    The Diamonds are hopeful of playing in a quad series next January as they look to win back the Commonwealth Games netball title from England in Birmingham 2022.
  • Fri, Oct 01, 2021
    Birmingham Commonwealth Games chef de mission Petria Thomas says she's proud to be the first female in the role, backed by three other female ex-sport stars.
  • Fri, Oct 01, 2021
    Professional athletes in Victoria will now require coronavirus vaccinations in order to train and play under a new mandate for authorised workers.
2021 September
  • Mon, Sep 27, 2021
    Australian Olympic gold medallist Jessica Fox has rescued a disappointing canoe slalom world championships by taking out the extreme slalom event.
  • Sun, Sep 26, 2021
    Australia's Alex Volkanovski has won a unanimous points decision in his UFC featherweight world title defence against American Brian Ortega in Las Vegas.
  • Fri, Sep 24, 2021
    The Queensland government says a plan to offer footy tickets to people getting the COVID jab only became an issue when the prime minister's office flagged it.
  • Fri, Sep 24, 2021
    Alex Volkanovski has dragged up Brian Ortega doping past as the Australian fighter fired up ahead of their UFC world title fight on Sunday in Las Vegas.
  • Thu, Sep 23, 2021
    The Queensland government has lashed out at the Therapeutic Goods Administration over their change of stance regarding NRL tickets for vaccinations.
  • Tue, Sep 21, 2021
    Shooter Kiera Austin has completed a move to the Melbourne Vixens from GWS for the 2022 Super Netball season, as Sunshine Coast snared an ex-Firebird.
  • Sun, Sep 19, 2021
    Top Australian paratriathlete Lauren Parker has finished the 70.3 world championships despite being hospitalised pre-race with severe burns to her feet.
  • Fri, Sep 17, 2021
    Australia's representative hockey teams are grounded until next July, missing a number of international tournaments due to strict travel restrictions.
  • Fri, Sep 17, 2021
    The 70.3 triathlon world championship in Utah will be Lauren Parker's first race since she narrowly missed out on a gold medal at the Tokyo Paralympics.
  • Fri, Sep 17, 2021
    Australian boxing star Tim Tszyu will place his unbeaten record on the line against Japan's Takesh Inoue in November as he builds up for his world title shot.
  • Wed, Sep 15, 2021
    Morgan Cibilic's fairytale run to a surfing world title in his rookie season wasn't to be, the Australian out in the first round of the new finals format.
  • Wed, Sep 15, 2021
    Retired surf champion turned commentator Mick Fanning has joked he would be blamed for a shark interrupting the men's WSL title final after his famous attack.
  • Tue, Sep 14, 2021
    West Australian Jack Della Maddalena will fight on Dana White's Contender Series in Las Vegas hoping to land a lucrative UFC contract.
  • Tue, Sep 14, 2021
    The World Surf League's new finals format will give Australian surfer and sports nut Sally Fitzgibbons a chance to taste her own slice of grand final glory.
  • Tue, Sep 14, 2021
    The new-look WSL Finals, to decide the men's and women's world titles, has been delayed another 24 hours due to fog at the Lower Trestles surf break.
  • Mon, Sep 13, 2021
    The new-look WSL Final, to decide the men's and women's world titles, is likely to go ahead in the next 24 hours with the California event now on yellow alert.
  • Sun, Sep 12, 2021
    Australia's canoe slalom star Jessica Fox has added the K1 world cup crown to her list of achievements, after an Olympic bronze medal in the event in Tokyo.
  • Sat, Sep 11, 2021
    A second consecutive lay day has been called for the World Surfing League Finals at Lower Trestles in California as the world's best wait to get started.
  • Sat, Sep 11, 2021
    Virgil, a 16-year-old gelding and part of Australia's silver medal-winning team eventing squad at the Tokyo Olympics, has completed a strict 28-day quarantine.
  • Fri, Sep 10, 2021
    Australian Paracycling great Carol Cooke will stay in Tokyo for another fortnight after she suffered a punctured lung in a race crash at the Games.
  • Thu, Sep 09, 2021
    Australian veteran Stephanie Gilmore has been preparing for a marathon WSL final, needing five heat wins in one day to take out a record eighth title.
  • Wed, Sep 08, 2021
    Sally Fitzgibbons admits some days she's "fallen in a heap" during an extraordinary WSL season but has still found a way to contend for a maiden world title.
  • Mon, Sep 06, 2021
    A national summit on women's safety has opened with Scott Morrison pledging more action but advocates seeking greater understanding of the key problems.
  • Mon, Sep 06, 2021
    Kate McLoughlin, the chef de mission for the Australian Tokyo Paralympics team, says the system of classifying athletes' impairments is constantly evolving.
  • Sat, Sep 04, 2021
    World wheelchair tennis ace Dylan Alcott has won gold in Tokyo and declared it will be his final Paralympics, finishing with four gold and two silver.
  • Sat, Sep 04, 2021
    The Rollers have been informed they were close contacts of a coronavirus case - but were cleared to play and win their fifth-placed playoff in Tokyo.
  • Sat, Sep 04, 2021
    Seven-time world champion Stephanie Gilmore says the pain she felt at her early Olympics elimination has made her more determined to win a record eighth crown.
  • Sat, Sep 04, 2021
    Australia's Curtis McGrath has won his second Paralympic gold in Tokyo, storming home to win the VL3 200m canoe sprint race, which was his third gold overall.
  • Sat, Sep 04, 2021
    Wollongong's James Turner has won silver after a contentious start in the men's T36 100 metres, while Tasmanian Deon Kenzie claimed bronze in the T38 1500m.
  • Sat, Sep 04, 2021
    Dylan Alcott and Curtis McGrath have both claimed more Paralympic gold while retiring swimmer Ellie Cole has been named flagbearer for the closing ceremony.
  • Fri, Sep 03, 2021
    Australian Paralympic great Ellie Cole says Thursday night's record-breaking relay bronze medal represented a fairytale end to her swimming career.
  • Fri, Sep 03, 2021
    Australian canoe sprint star Curtis McGrath is a two-time Paralympic gold medallist after successfully defending his men's kayak single 200m KL2 title.
  • Thu, Sep 02, 2021
    Australian Para squad suffer day without first place podium spot after Dylan Alcott and Heath Davidson fall short of defending their tennis quad doubles title.
  • Thu, Sep 02, 2021
    Australia's Paralympians have received a significant financial boost, with the federal government to match rewards Tokyo Olympic medallists received.
  • Thu, Sep 02, 2021
    Long jumper Vanessa Low, who switched from Germany to Australia after winning gold at the Rio Paralympics, dominated her event at the Tokyo Games.
  • Thu, Sep 02, 2021
    Australian swimmer Will Martin has broken his own world record twice to dominate the S9 100m butterfly and win his third Tokyo Paralympics gold medal.
  • Thu, Sep 02, 2021
    Curtis McGrath didn't qualify directly for the kayak single 200m KL2 final but the Rio gold medallist is set for his semi and also the VL3 final.
  • Thu, Sep 02, 2021
    Hours after Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced federal government money for Tokyo Paralympic medals, several Australians reaped $20,000 rewards for gold.
  • Wed, Sep 01, 2021
    The Australian female goalball team have been beaten 10-6 by Turkey in the quarter-finals, but they won over plenty of fans for their brave efforts.
  • Wed, Sep 01, 2021
    Daniel Michel has claimed Australia's second ever Paralympic boccia medal after beating Great Britain's Scott McCowan in the Tokyo bronze medal match.
  • Wed, Sep 01, 2021
    Australia will take on table tennis powerhouse China in the final of the men's teams event after Ma Lin came up trumps in a five-set thriller against Nigeria.
  • Wed, Sep 01, 2021
    Australia has four more Paralympic swimming medals with Tim Hodge winning silver and Blake Cochrane, Tiffany Thomas Kane and Thomas Gallagher claiming bronze.
2021 August
  • Tue, Aug 31, 2021
    Darren Hicks has won Paralympic cycling gold while Carol Cooke, Paige Greco, Emily Petricola and Meg Lemon also bagged road time trial medals in Tokyo.
  • Tue, Aug 31, 2021
    Teenager Col Pearse is half-joyful, half-fearing the wrath of his friends after the swimmer overcame Victoria's lockdowns to win an emotional bronze medal.
  • Mon, Aug 30, 2021
    Favourite Walid Ktila has made the most of a stunning start to hold off Australian Rheed McCracken in the final of the men's 100m T34 race in Tokyo.
  • Mon, Aug 30, 2021
    Australia's gold medal tally at the Tokyo Paralympics stands at 10 after Lina Lei and Qian Yang came up trumps in their respective table tennis finals.
  • Sun, Aug 29, 2021
    Sprinter Robyn Lambird and discus thrower Sarah Edmiston have both collected Paralympic bronze medals in early track and field action on Sunday in Tokyo.
  • Sun, Aug 29, 2021
    Rower Erik Horrie has won a third Paralympic silver medal, finishing second in the men's single sculls in Tokyo - his same result as in Rio and London.
  • Sun, Aug 29, 2021
    Australian Lauren Parker has been overtaken in the final metres of the Paralympics wheelchair triathlon race in Tokyo, finishing second by just 0.01 seconds.
  • Sun, Aug 29, 2021
    The Steelers are without a Paralympics medal for the first time since 2004 as Japan dominated Australia 60-52 in their wheelchair rugby bronze-medal game.
  • Sat, Aug 28, 2021
    Australian swimmers Rowan Crothers and Ahmed Kelly have claimed Paralympics silver medals while Grant Patterson and veteran Matt Levy won bronze medals.
  • Sat, Aug 28, 2021
    Australia's table tennis team can win three gold medals after Sam von Eimem, Lina Lei and Qian Yang all won semi-finals, while Ma Lin claimed a silver medal.
  • Sat, Aug 28, 2021
    Australia sit sixth in the Paralympics medal tally after claiming four silver and three bronze medals on Saturday but the Steelers' title defence is over.
  • Fri, Aug 27, 2021
    After what he went through to reach the Paralympics, Australian Wayne Phipps wasn't too upset about exiting the judo competition in the opening round.
  • Fri, Aug 27, 2021
    Australia has Paralympic table tennis medals locked in with Ma Lin and Sam von Einem joining Lina Lei in the semi-finals, with losers winning bronze.
  • Fri, Aug 27, 2021
    Amanda Reid is the first Indigenous Australian athlete to win a Paralympic cycling gold medal, breaking her own world record in the C1-3 500m time trial.
  • Fri, Aug 27, 2021
    The Rollers easily beat Algeria on Friday ahead of three Paralympic big wheelchair basketball pool games against Germany, Great Britain and the United States.
  • Fri, Aug 27, 2021
    Australia's five-time world champion para rower Erik Horrie will have to make his way through the repechage round after coming second in the men's single scull.
  • Fri, Aug 27, 2021
    Australian sprinter Isis Holt has won Paralympic silver in the T35 100m behind China's Zhou Xia, both smashing the world record.
  • Fri, Aug 27, 2021
    Queensland's Katja Dedekind and Sydneysider Tiffany Thomas Kane have both won Paralympic bronze in the pool while three Australian men placed fourth.
  • Thu, Aug 26, 2021
    Brett Stibners has scored 21 points and snared seven rebounds to lead the Australian Rollers to a thumping 42-point win over Iran at the Paralympics.
  • Thu, Aug 26, 2021
    Australia have beaten France by two tries in the Paralympics wheelchair rugby, but their semi-final hopes will come down to a final group game against Japan.
  • Thu, Aug 26, 2021
    After leading the Paralympics medal tally with six gold on day one, Australia claimed a silver and three bronze on Thursday, plus a key win for the Steelers.
  • Thu, Aug 26, 2021
    The disqualification of Belgian fastest qualifier Ewoud Vromont has led to Australian Darren Hicks winning silver on day two of Paralympic track cycling.
  • Wed, Aug 25, 2021
    Australia have been left with little wiggle room in a bid to reach the Paralympic semi-finals of the wheelchair rugby after suffering a shock first-up loss.
  • Wed, Aug 25, 2021
    Former tennis star Danni di Toro has made a tough start to her table tennis campaign at the Tokyo Olympics, but she's taken the defeat in her stride.
  • Sun, Aug 22, 2021
    Australian swimmer Tom Gallagher will make his Paralympics debut after he switched from surf lifesaving late last year because of a jaw fracture.
  • Sun, Aug 22, 2021
    Competing in both the Olympics and Paralympics for the second time, table tennis star Melissa Tapper is hoping her experience helps her snare an elusive medal.
  • Sat, Aug 21, 2021
    Crushing defence has helped Giants Netball qualify for the Super Netball grand final with a 64-61 preliminary final win against West Coast Fever.
  • Wed, Aug 18, 2021
    The day before the Paralympics opening ceremony, it will be nine years since canoeing star Curtis McGrath lost his legs while serving in Afghanistan.
  • Sun, Aug 15, 2021
    Aussie boxer Andrew Moloney has failed in his quest to regain the WBA super flyweight world title in Oklahoma, but his twin brother Jason won on the undercard.
  • Sat, Aug 14, 2021
    Brothers Andrew Moloney and Jason Moloney hope to bring two belts back to Australia, including a world title, after starring on a massive boxing card in the US.
  • Sat, Aug 14, 2021
    Stephanie Gilmore has rebounded from Olympic disappointment to win the Corona Open in Mexico while fellow Aussie Jack Robinson has claimed his first WSL title.
  • Sat, Aug 14, 2021
    West Coast Fever playmaker Verity Simmons had a memorable performance in her side's 75-67 minor semi-final victory against the Sunshine Coast Lightning.
  • Fri, Aug 13, 2021
    The Super Netball semi-finals will feature star imports on all four teams and their performances will go a long way towards deciding the 2021 champions.
  • Thu, Aug 12, 2021
    Australian rookie Morgan Cibilic has a great chance to qualify for the year-ending WSL finals but Owen Wright's hopes are over.
  • Wed, Aug 11, 2021
    Stephanie Gilmore and Sally Fitzgibbons have both won their heats at Mexico's Corona Open while compatriot Mikey Wright announced his WSL departure.
  • Tue, Aug 10, 2021
    Australian boxer Andrew Moloney has a chance to regain the world super flyweight title he lost when he faces Joshua Franco for a third time.
  • Sun, Aug 08, 2021
    The Diamonds have named a 21-strong squad to do battle in the 12th version of the Constellation Cup against arch-rivals New Zealand.
  • Sat, Aug 07, 2021
    The Giants have set up an all-NSW Super Netball major semi-final after stunning the West Coast Fever 75-73 to win the minor premiership.
  • Tue, Aug 03, 2021
    The Sunshine Coast Lightning will feature in the Super Netball finals for a fifth straight season after winning an overtime thriller against the Giants.
  • Tue, Aug 03, 2021
    Jhaniele Fowler has warmed up for the Super Netball finals with a 62-goal performance in West Coast Fever's 75-55 thrashing of the Collingwood Magpies.
  • Mon, Aug 02, 2021
    Teenager Georgie Horjus starred as her Adelaide Thunderbirds dominated the Melbourne Vixens in a 59-50 Super Netball win in Brisbane.
2021 July
  • Sat, Jul 31, 2021
    With Queensland's south-east plunged into a three-day COVID-19 lockdown, five AFL clubs have fled the state while the NRL will host a crowd-less triple header.
  • Wed, Jul 28, 2021
    Lenize Potgieter showed nerves of steel to shoot the Adelaide Thunderbirds to a shock 61-60 Super Netball win against the Sunshine Coast Lightning.
  • Tue, Jul 27, 2021
    West Coast Fever have secured a win for Stacey Marinkovich in her 100th match as coach in a 79-69 Super Netball victory against the Queensland Firebirds.
  • Tue, Jul 27, 2021
    Shimona Nelson fired in 69 goals as the Collingwood Magpies remained in the Super Netball semi-final hunt after upsetting NSW Swifts 75-68 on Tuesday.
  • Tue, Jul 20, 2021
    Super Netball has relocated four clubs to Queensland due to the South Australian seven-day lockdown, with the Giants also waiting to move.
  • Mon, Jul 19, 2021
    The depleted Queensland Firebirds have kept alive their Suncorp Super Netball finals hopes with a gutsy 10-goal win against the Sunshine Coast Lightning.