Majors hopefuls to line up for Australia

Australia will boast a number of players vying for spots on US-based Major League franchise lists in World Baseball Classics qualifiers this week.

Dib seeks solace in boxing return

Former featherweight boxing world champion Billy Dib believes returning to the ring this month will bring him some happiness after his wife's death

Newton walks out on media media as rival gloats

Carolina star Cam Newton has stormed out of a post-Super Bowl media conference after hearing a Denver Broncos rivals gloating over how they shut him down.

NFL star shares gruesome snap of Super Bowl injury

Carolina’s Thomas Davis Snr played in the Super Bowl with a broken arm and shared a gruesome picture after the loss to Denver.

Broncos grind out Super Bowl triumph

The Denver Broncos emphatically blunted Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton to set up their upset 24-10 Super Bowl win.
Zika is a mosquito-borne virus with confirmed outbreaks in 33 countries. (AAP)

US athletes to 'think' no Rio due to Zika

The US Olympic Committee has told sports bodies that athletes with health concerns over the Zika virus should consider not going to Rio.

No easy games for Aust baseball team

Team manager Jon Deeble says Australia are favourites to win this week's World Baseball Classic qualifying tournament in Sydney, but won't find it easy.

Legend Manning leads Broncos to Super Bowl

The Denver Broncos have almost certainly sent legendary quarterback Peyton Manning off a winner after snuffing out the challenge of the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50.

Birkinhead gets Oly shot put qualifier

Australian Damien Birkinhead has bettered the Olympic shot put qualifying standard at a meet in New Zealand.

My head was rattled for days: Hayne

Australian NFL star Jarryd Hayne has spoken about two hits that left him "rattled" for days during his rookie season with San Francisco.