The Turkish Grand Prix is back on this year's Formula One calendar after the race in Singapore was cancelled.Formula One bosses announced that the Turkish GP will fill the void on October 3.
Equestrian stalwart Andrew Hoy says riding at his eighth Olympic Games is the greatest honour in his life.The 62-year-old Hoy will extend his record for most Olympic appearances by an Australian at next month's Tokyo Games.
Barnaby Joyce faces a test of his leadership when Northern Territory Country Liberal Party members vote on a Senate candidate for the next election.NT senator Sam McMahon backed Mr Joyce in this week's Nationals leadership ballot in which he defeated Michael McCormack.
It's one of the more maligned Olympic sports but try telling Australian gold-medal hopeful Hannah Green that golf doesn't belong in the Games.While many of the biggest names in men's golf, including her eligible countryman Adam Scott, have shunned this year's Games, as well as Rio in 2016, Green will make an almighty sacrifice to tee off in Tokyo.
Melbourne have found their Nicho Hynes replacement with Canterbury back Nick Meaney on the verge of signing a two-year deal with the NRL premiers.Meaney met with Storm coach Craig Bellamy last week, and had planned to sit down with the Bulldogs during the bye round to allow them one last pitch.
Nothing could be more fitting to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Cadel Evans winning the Tour de France than a parade of gifted Australian riders making their own distinctive mark on the 2021 edition of the world's greatest cycle race."We've got 10 really good Australian professionals who are all here to do something in this Tour de France, to really show themselves," Team BikeExchange's Michael Matthews declared on Thursday, pondering how Evans' unique 2011 triumph helped inspire a new genera
Ash Barty will pay a poignant tribute to her idol as Evonne Goolagong Cawley and John Newcombe celebrate 50 years since completing one of Australia's most iconic sporting doubles.It's been half a century since Goolagong Cawley and Newcombe both hoisted the Wimbledon singles trophies in a feat no Australian pair has managed since.
Lewis Hamilton has begun "positive" discussions with Mercedes over a new contract, signalling his intention to remain in the sport.Hamilton, 36, agreed to only a one-year deal with the Silver Arrows in February, just six weeks before the start of his championship defence.
England have claimed a second successive T20 victory over Sri Lanka, winning their rain-interrupted international by five wickets in Cardiff.The hosts restricted the visitors to 7-111 before making 5-108 in 16.
Ben Simmons' agent has reportedly engaged the Philadelphia 76ers to open dialogue about the Australian NBA star's future with the franchise.The 24-year-old All-Star's immediate future appeared to be in jeopardy after a poor shooting performance in the playoffs prompted head coach Doc Rivers to offer an ominous answer as to whether the 76ers could win a title with Simmons at point guard.
Michael Zerafa's camp has doubled down on threats they'll boycott next month's grudge match with Tim Tszyu if veteran referee John Cauchi is appointed to control the show-stopper in Newcastle.Zerafa remains livid with Cauchi for not stopping his 2019 rematch with Jeff Horn when his bloodied and battered rival was clearly suffering with a vicious cut above his left eye.
New Zealand cricket legend Sir Richard Hadlee has labelled Kane Williamson's World Test Champions the best Kiwi team of all time.On Thursday morning (AEST), Williamson led the Black Caps to an eight-wicket win over India in the inaugural final of the Test championship in Southampton.
Richmond will hand ruck-forward Samson Ryan an AFL debut under the MCG's bright lights on Friday as they welcome back premiership midfielder Dion Prestia from a hamstring injury against St Kilda.But fellow flag stars David Astbury (achilles) and Tom Lynch (knee) are still at least another week away, while out-of-form small forward Daniel Rioli has been dropped from the team that lost to West Coast in Perth before the bye.
The UCI has suspended Marc Bracke, the women's team manager of Belgian outfit Doltcini-Van Eyck Sport, for three years for sexual harassment following allegations made by several riders.The world cycling governing body opened an investigation in March 2020 after the allegations by American Sara Youmans and Canadian Maggie Coles-Lyster of the women's second division team were reported by French newspaper Le Monde.
Jack Cornelsen is heir to a major piece of Australian rugby history. He bears a famous name that for Wallaby fans evokes pride and warm reminiscence.
LATEST COVID-19 DEVELOPMENTS:\- Hundreds of thousands of people will be confined to metropolitan Sydney under new rules as NSW records 16 new local COVID-19 cases and the size of the Bondi cluster in Sydney's east expands to 31.\- The new restrictions mean people who live or work in the City of Sydney, Waverley, Randwick, Canada Bay, Inner West, Bayside and Woollahra local government areas cannot travel outside Greater Sydney unless essential.
Wallabies halfback Nic White is out of next month's Test series against France, while fellow veterans Matt Toomua and James O'Connor are also battling injuries, potentially robbing the side of almost 150 Test caps.White has returned home to Canberra after suffering a MCL injury at training during their Gold Coast camp, and Toomua is already there with his injury being checked by Rugby Australia's chief medical officer, Warren McDonald.
Kennedy Cherrington's rugby union career was at a crossroads this time last year, but as she prepares to make her State of Origin debut for NSW she knows she made the right decision to switch codes.The 22-year-old was coming off a Super W campaign with the NSW Waratahs when the COVID-19 pandemic put an end to the competition just before the grand final last year.
Australia's Olympians will be offered an unprecedented level of mental-health support during a pressure-laden stint in biosecurity bubbles.The COVID-19 pandemic has understandably dominated planning discussions for Tokyo 2021, at both the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) and International Olympic Committee (IOC).
The A-League grand final will be played in front of 15,000 fans at Melbourne's AAMI Park after the Victorian government eased coronavirus restrictions.Premiers Melbourne City had last week's home semi-final against Macarthur FC moved to Sydney's Jubilee Stadium, as crowds weren't permitted in Melbourne last weekend.
China's most decorated swimmer Sun Yang has vowed to "persist" with his career with an eye on the Paris Olympics after being ruled out of the Tokyo Games by a four-year doping ban handed down by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).Sun's eight-year ban for doping violations was cut to four years and three months by the Swiss-based court on Tuesday and, with the suspension backdated to early 2020, the 29-year-old will be eligible to return to the pool in May 2024.
Terminally ill and elderly survivors of child sex abuse will be able to access up to $10,000 under changes to the national redress scheme.An independent review found there needed to be a fundamental reset of the application process, with more work needed to drive down wait times and improve survivor experience.
Victorians can welcome more guests into their homes or at weddings and return to sports events as COVID-19 restrictions are stripped back in time for the school holidays.The raft of new measures will take effect from 11.
It's arguably the toughest job in rugby league at the moment but Kurt Capewell is welcoming another State of Origin match-up against Tom Trbojevic.The NSW superstar continued his red-hot 2021 form in Game one in Townsville, scoring a hat-trick as the Blues romped to a 50-6 victory.