Khawaja laughs off cheeky anthem grope

Footage of Australian batsman Usman Khawaja grabbing teammate Adam Zampa on the behind during a national anthem ceremony has gone viral.

Hastings attacks NZ over Marsh dismissal

Australian pace bowler John Hastings has criticised New Zealand for the decision to stick with a late appeal to dismiss Mitch Marsh.

Cricketers could soon see red

Cricket chiefs are trialling new laws which would see red and yellow cards issued for behavioural offences.

Magpies taking Howe's word on injury

Collingwood is backing star recruit Jeremy Howe's account of how he broke his finger amid reports he sustained the injury while playing cricket.
Jack Viney and Tom McDonald. (AAP)

Injury risk sparked scuffle between Demons: Jones

Melbourne captain Nathan Jones has played down a training scuffle between two Demons but says a line has to be drawn on pre-season intensity.

Eels working on Hayne return

Parramatta are devising plans to ensure they can re-sign Jarryd Hayne should he return to the NRL, with club boss Steve Sharp insisting: "we will make it happen".

The Hammers celebrate Angelo Ogbonna's winner. (AAP)

Hammers knock Liverpool out of FA Cup

West Ham United are through to the fifth round of the English FA Cup after a late goal in extra time from Angelo Ogbonna eliminated Liverpool.

Barba eyes Sharks No.1, Maroons jerseys

Ben Barba admits simply nabbing a Cronulla No.1 jersey will be a battle but also wants to snap up a Maroon jumper.

Points loss would be ridiculous: Santalab

Western Sydney striker Brendon Santalab says fans who let off flares at the Wanderers' clash with Melbourne Victory can't really love the A-League club.

Superstar Pocock weighing break from rugby

Brumbies CEO Michael Jones says he expects a decision from Wallabies superstar David Pocock on his future in Australian rugby within the next 10 days.

Tennis umpires banned over corruption

Tennis' world governing body has announced two umpires were banned last year for breaches of the sport's code of conduct for officials.
A motor was found in the bike of Femke Van Den Driessche's bike during the recent cyclo-cross world champs. (AAP)

UCI considers testing all bikes for hidden motors

International Cycling Union president Brian Cookson said his organisation will leave no stone unturned in the bid to rid the sport of cheats.

Adelaide bomb out of Champions League

Adelaide United are out of the Asian Champions League after being defeated by China's Shandong Luneng.

Warne slams 'selfish' Steve Waugh

Aussie cricket great Shane Warne has no time for his former captain Steve Waugh, saying he's the most "selfish cricketer I've played with".

9RAW: Racist football fans block black man

Racism victim to attend Chelsea game

The French commuter who was racially abused by a group of Chelsea fans last year has accepted an offer to attend their clash with PSG.
Sam Stosur. (AAP)

Zika won't impact Stosur's Olympic aim

Kenya has stepped back from a claim it may boycott the Rio Olympics over the Zika virus, and Australia's Sam Stosur's plans are unlikely to be affected.

Packer to carry big load in Charity Shield

All eyes will be on reformer bad boy Russell Packer in a new-look Dragons pack for their Charity Shield clash with Souths.

Smith, Inglis back Walters' Origin bans

Cameron Smith and Greg Inglis have backed Queensland coach Kevin Walters' call to ban eight players for 12 months.

Dual centuries lead Proteas over England

South Africa have belted England in the third match of their one-day series, with Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla scoring centuries.

Marshall leaves door open for Tigers return

Off-contract Benji Marshall says he wants to stay at the Dragons but has left the door open for a return to Wests Tigers.