Suspended batsman David Warner has returned to competitive cricket in Australia in the Northern Territory, making 36 off 32 balls.
The NRL will face questions about their match officials following Canberra's controversial loss to Cronulla all but ended their finals hopes.
Canberra coach Ricky Stuart says he knows NRL fans who've switched off due to the referees' crackdown this year after his side's controversial loss to Cronulla.
'We are an Australian culture that is happy to welcome you in but, with that, you have got to be able to embrace what we have here," Radio 2GB presenter Chris Smith said.
The federal government is considering a values test but Australia continues to be a successful multicultural nation, says the prime minister.
The mental health of athletes is being put at the forefront of focus by the Australian Institute of Sport, with Ian Thorpe playing a key role in the initiative.
North Melbourne coach Brad Scott says midfielder Ben Jacobs is no certainty to overcome delayed concussion symptoms in time to face Collingwood in the AFL.
Warriors forward Simon Mannering admits he's finally started to tire and will hang up his rugby league boots at the end of the NRL season.
Australian Sports Commission chief Kate Palmer says Australian sport needs an independent integrity unit to handle claims of corruption.
NSW and Queensland will lock horns in Perth for the first time next year when the second State of Origin game is played at Optus Stadium.
Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt could be set to fulfil a lifelong dream to play professional football by featuring in the A-League for Central Coast.
Marc Leishman will team up with former world No.1 and 2014 champion Rory McIlroy when the British Open gets under way this week at Scotland's Carnoustie Links.
Holden legend Craig Lowndes has denied claims he has been forced into Supercars retirement, backing his decision to bow out of the sport.
Time is running out for Australian Richie Porte to remain a Tour de France contender after he crashed out of the grand tour for the second year in a row.
Australian cricket star Ellyse Perry says the Women's Big Bash League should reach its potential before a woman joins the men's league, but hasn't ruled it out.
A string of Super Rugby controversies has prompted SANZAAR to announce a review into the way television match officials (TMO) are alloweed to operate.
Sunwolves flanker Ed Quirk has been issued with a two-week ban by SANZAAR following his controversial red card on Friday night in Brisbane.