Australia will play host to power brokers from the 15-a-side code next week with key World Rugby committee meetings being held in Sydney.
Jamie Whincup has slapped down claims from Ford rival Scott McLaughlin's that the Holden great's Supercars team holds an unfair advantage ahead of Bathurst 1000.
Brenton Avdulla makes his return to Sydney Saturday racing at Rosehill where his rides include the speedy Jonker in the Group One Golden Rose.
Cronulla prop Matt Prior has accused the Storm of practising niggling tactics ahead of their NRL preliminary final clash in Melbourne.
Fans and critics will soon be able to make up their own minds on the Sam Burgess sexting scandal, according to South Sydney coach Anthony Seibold.
Proposed legislation in Western Australia will ban online lottery betting organisations such as Lottoland, which are eroding Lotterywest's customer base.
On the outer with Melbourne less than a year ago, Cameron Munster' has become a key component of the Storm's NRL success, says teammate Christian Welch.
A record-setting Lionel Messi hat-trick has helped Barcelona thump PSV in the Champions League while Inter Milan beat Tottenham and Liverpool edged PSG.
South Sydney have won just two of seven NRL games this year when Damien Cook failed to run 75 metres, compared to 13 wins in the 17 games he's topped that mark.
Substitute Roberto Firmino drilled home an added-time winner as Liverpool won an enthralling Champions League opener 3-2 against PSG.
Mazda has put a foot in two camps with its new CX-8 SUV - blending features from one larger and one smaller model into one all-new machine.
Mat Hayman, one of Australian cycling's most respected figures, will end his racing career next January at the Tour Down Under.
Win or lose, Friday night's NRL preliminary final will be retiring Storm fullback Billy Slater's last in Melbourne and he's been honoured with a mural.
Newcastle Gold Cup winner Carzoff will carry 52.5kg in the Group One Metropolitan after being penalised 1.5kg for the $750,000 race.