In wild conditions at Cronulla, Georgia Miller produced the race of a lifetime to dislodge Maddy Dunn from the top of the scoreboard and claim her first professional ironwoman crown.
Pro riders from around the world will converge on Brisbane in April for the Brisbane Cycling Festival, but it’s a leisurely 8km ride that’s going to get families in the spirit of things.
At least 20 disciplines from federations recognised by the International Olymopic Committee have applied for four places at the 2024 Olympics. One of the big winners in expected to be breakdancing.
He’s been seen hanging out with American politicians, F1 greats, Hollywood hunks and Australian golfer. Now Kelly Slater is heading to Sydney.
Caster Semenya has accused athletics’ governing body of breaching rules at a hearing that could define the rest of the runner’s career.
Every now and then the carnage in the ring doesn’t go according to plan and Ronda Rousey found out the hard way after a brutal attack.
Surf legend Ky Hurst believes ironmen are among the fittest athletes on the planet but the men racing the radical foiling F50 catamarans in the new SailGP series are making their own mark.
HE’S been sailing since he was a kid but never before has Tom Slingsby been able to overtake a ferry on Sydney Harbour - and been photographed so many times doing it.
If the lost years have taught Cain Velasquez anything it’s that he can only fight for himself and, as he prepares to face Francis Ngannou, that’s exactly what he’s preparing to do.
The battle for top spot goes down to the last game in the NBL, the Super Rugby gets underway, and there’s a David v Goliath battle in the FA Cup. Check out all the weekend batting action.
There will be 42 boats in this year’s Adelaide-Lincoln yacht race but all eyes will be on defending champion Geoff Boettcher and 2017 Sydney-Hobart winner Matt Allen.
Another dagger has been plunged into the Olympic movement with the Rio Olympics nightmare sinking further into a debt spiral.
Japanese swimming star Rikako Ikee has been diagnosed with leukemia less than 18 months before the Olympics in Tokyo.
Damian ‘Obi’ Todd has been a Royal Marines Commando and ridden a hand-powered bicycle from New York to LA. But the mental health fundraising machine reckons his 24-hour Brazilian jiu-jitsu world-record attempt may be his toughest challenge yet.
In a country like Finland, where the grass is covered in snow for months of the year, what do you do with your lawnmower? For some, the answer is to race it around a frozen lake in a 12-hour test of endurance.
Lindsey Vonn has shed so many tears she “can’t cry anymore” even though she wants to after her skiing career came to an emotional end.
Wollongong fighter Alex Volkanovski has catapulted into the UFC spotlight with a string of impressive wins — and he has called out a legend of the sport, convinced he can ruin a champion’s legacy.
Former Matilda turned AFL gun Ellie Brush says the GWS Giants are a proud team of “misfits” who have the belief they can go all the way in the third season of AFLW.
Scotty James dazzled the judges in Park City to claim a winter sports record in what was a truly memorable half-pipe run.
The time has come for Paul Gallen to face Sonny Bill Williams and the rising tide of Tim Tszyu. Here's five things we learned from Friday night's fights.
They don’t come much bigger and badder than monster trucks — and on Saturday they will be at Adelaide Showgrounds for the Monster Truck Rumble.
The Brisbane Heat are still a chance – albeit a slim one – to make the Big Bash finals if all the cards fall their way. Check out that story and more in today’s Ladbrokes Late Mail.
Former beach sprint world champion Bree Masters has overcome her fair share of obstacles, but now she has her sights set on one goal.
Despite a promising start to life in the WWE, Ronda Rousey’s reputation is getting harmed by a one-sided war she can’t escape from.
The Special One has become The Fallen One after the former Manchester United and Chelsea boss was caught hitting the ice in front of thousands for Russian hockey fans.
On the eve of Super Bowl in Atlanta, Australian-born Seattle Seahawks punter Michael Dickson has spoken about his new life among fame and fortune of America’s NFL.
The New England Patriots are NFL champions and Tom Brady has a record sixth ring after a history-making Super Bowl win over the Los Angeles Rams.
Who would be brave enough to back against the greatest quarterback and coach in NFL history? Certainly not former Australian NFL star Colin Scotts. SUPER BOWL PREVIEW
Gun drawn, with two notorious criminals sitting in the back seat of a parked car, Kelvin Gastelum slowly walked towards the threat.
Olympic gold medallist Lindsey Vonn, the former girlfriend of golfer Tiger Woods, has announced her retirement from ski racing, saying her body can’t go on.
Hockeyroos striker Rosie Malone will never forget the day she chose hockey over a potential W-League contract.
Once again Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are in the Super Bowl. Can Jared Goff and his Los Angeles Rams stop the NRL juggernaut? Check out all the latest betting news here.
Former NRL star Valentine Holmes donned shoulder pads for the first time during a workout in his bid to make the NFL and impressed coaches with his “silky” hands and speed.
What was meant to be a lighthearted dig at New England Patriots superstar Tom Brady has ultimately cost the prankster their job.
The Hockeyroos and Kookaburras have named their teams for the inaugural FIH Pro League matches in Melbourne, with the women’s side welcoming back a pair of injured stars and the men picking a young gun duo.
Australia’s sprint queen Chloe Hosking has seized the lead of the Women’s Herald Sun Tour after a dominant show of speed at Phillip Island to claim Stage 1 victory.
The war of words between Ronda Rousey and one of her fiercest rivals took another nasty turn as an impending showdown gets closer.
Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov have been fined and suspended for their post-fight brawl in Las Vegas - but the timing leaves the door open for a stunning rematch.
LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers could be the big winners following the news that one of the league’s biggest names has asked for a trade.
Controversial Chinese swimmer Sun Yang only escaped a second doping ban because of some bureaucratic red tape regarding paperwork.
While wrestling giant Brock Lesnar retained his WWE title, fans weren’t particularly pleased with the spectacle offered up by the human mountain.
Ever been shamed at the gym? Prepare to feel even worse about your workout by watching this 15-year-old demolish 161kg like it’s nothing.
A three-time Olympian and Olympic gold medallist at just 24, Scotty James is hungry for more but he’s sticking to the snow.
UFC legend and WWE champion Ronda Rousey has fired up over claims she’d cut her current contract short to step away from the spotlight.
An upcoming wedding could provide surf lifesaver Maddy Dunn with her own celebration in this season’s Nutri-Grain ironwoman series.
Swoop Netball Quad Series 2019 guide to matches, squads, latest news, views and how to watch the crucial series on TV.
The former UFC champion has been a full-time wrestler for less than 12 months but a report claims she’s already planning to step away.
American Kelvin Gastelum has lit the fuse for his middleweight title bout with Australia’s Robert Whittaker, predicting he will knockout the champion in the first round.
Anderson Silva has accomplished much in his long and decorated MMA career but the consensus greatest fighter of all time has at least two more things on his bucket list - swimming with Sharks and fighting Conor McGregor.
She’s the golden child of Australian tennis right now and fans are getting right behind Ash Barty as she pushes deep into the Australian Open.
It may have been a season to forget for her Sydney Uni Flames club but Belinda Snell has claimed one final honour before heading into retirement.
An injury-riddled Australia Diamonds crashed to England in the final match of the three-game Quad Series but have still managed to lift the series trophy despite the upset.
Former US pairs figure skating champion John Coughlin was found dead on Friday, a day after being temporarily suspended.
Katelyn Ohashi was all smiles but her routine was painful to watch as she put an unnatural amount of strain on one very sensitive body part.
It started as one of the best weeks of her life but it ended in a gasp of pain when Tahlia Tupaea limped off the court with a knee injury during the Sydney Uni Flames’ loss to Canberra.
Two Aussie girls are the hottest talents in WWE right now but a nude picture scandal has taken the explosive rivalry to the next level.
In a cold, dreary industrial park outside of London, one of WWE’s biggest legends had a powerful message for Australia.
Shoving a tampon in someone’s mouth wouldn’t seem all that funny to most but ex-WWE star Priscilla Kelly thought it was.
A dozen world silver medallists join a mix of youth and experience in an Opals squad working towards the 2019 FIBA women’s Asia Cup and Olympic and World Cup qualifying events.
Flames coach Cheryl Chambers has tipped her Sydney club to be back vying for the 2019/2020 WNBL crown but it will be without her at the helm.
The Eagles and Chargers kept their Super Bowl hopes alive while it’s season over for the Bears and Ravens. NFL.com’s experts analyse the second slate of games from wild card weekend.
Australian rookie punter Michael Dickson has been named in the NFL’s prestigious All-Pro team following his outstanding season with the Seattle Seahawks. See full rosters inside!
The son of one of the most important figures in professional wrestling history has given an insight into what caused his death.
Anthony Mundine is gunning for a rematch with Jeff Horn and promises his surprise backflip from retirement isn’t a cash grab after delivering a huge ultimatum to Team Horn.
If you thought that pilates was a Zen-based activity for women, ironman Kendrick Louis wants to have a word.
Two Indian badminton professionals donned aging make-up and prosthetics to prank a group of young fans. The result was hilarious.
The women’s Bay Sheffield has sensationally been won by a 14-year-old, the youngest champion in the history of the event — while a South Australian also claimed the men’s Gift.
Ben Simmons’ chances of becoming the first Australian All-Star have been given a major boost following his fifth triple-double of the season in a big road win over Utah.
Wild Oats XI learned its fate after a protest gave the team that was stripped of line honours in last year’s Sydney to Hobart a case of deja vu.
The Mark Richards skippered Wild Oats XI has registered its ninth Sydney to Hobart line honours victory after a controversial loss 12 months ago. SEE FINISHING ORDER HERE
With the Sydney to Hobart race set to dominate our conversations, here are a few facts to get you up to speed for your next barbecue.
Put the Christmas Day leftovers in the microwave, grab a cold beverage or four and find a comfy spot on the lounge, this is the sporting marathon you can’t miss.
As the clock ticks towards the iconic Sydney to Hobart, defending champions Ichi Ban have shrugged off favourite claims as Wild Oats XI prepares for an explosive return.
The disturbing case of disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar took another malicious turn after fresh accusations of a botched investigation surfaced.
The rollercoaster of Australian sport continued in 2018, with winners, losers, grinners and sinners. We recap the year that was.
These last two weeks of the regular NFL season are crucial for everyone, including those who’ve enjoyed a campaign long on success and short on failure. Here is who will win and why.
A wrestler has revealed the sickening moment a stunt when horribly wrong, leaving him with a broken skull. WARNING: distressing images.
Valentine Holmes’ pursuit of an NFL career is on track with the former NRL speedster one of seven elite athletes from around the world selected to the NFL’s Player Pathway Program.
The World Darts Championship erupted in controversy after an English “thug” was slammed for his aggressive tactics against a Japanese rival.
In example #89873473487 most Americans don’t believe the world exists outside the borders of the United States comes a bizarre netball story.
American swimmer Missy Franklin has announced her retirement at the age of 23, ending a successful career in which she won five Olympic gold medals.
When NBA superstar LeBron James took his talents to the LA Lakers there was plenty of speculation about which superstars he would want to join him. Now we know...
Brazilian Gabriel Medina has edged out Australian Julian Wilson in the thrilling battle for the 2018 world surfing crown by advancing into the Pipe Masters final.
Ronda Rousey and her rivals are forcing the WWE to consider a historic move at WrestleMania — because they’re just so damn good.
American legend Kelly Slater spent years thwarting the world title aspirations of numerous Australian surfers but now he’s unexpectedly given one a helping hand.
A Swiss downhill skier was airlifted by helicopter to hospital after a terrifying crash during a World Cup event in Italy.
Kendrick Louis outlasted long-time foe Ali Day in the North Wollongong round of the Nutri-Grain Ironman series on Saturday in an epic battle between the pair, which Louis said left him absolutely wrecked at the finish.
Lana Rogers has revealed she has struggled mentally for months with the pressure of being the Australian ironwoman champion but she finally overcame that mental pressure on Saturday with a stunning victory in round three of the series in North Wollongong.
Find out how Dan Hooker’s move from featherweight to lightweight has turned him from a “stunned mullet” to a rising contender in the UFC.
Having knocked of Melbourne United twice in one week, the Brisbane Bullets suddenly look like they are title contenders. Join Greg Davis and Jacqueline Chartres for all the late betting mail.
Aussie hopeful Julian Wilson has kick started his bid for a maiden world surfing crown in style by winning his opening heat in messy conditions at the Billabong Pipeline Masters in Hawaii.
RUNNING machine Stewart McSweyn has gone back to back in the Zatopek:10, producing a 15-second personal best in the gruelling 10,000m race to stamp himself as Australia’s best distance runner.
Last year he was at the centre of one of the biggest controversies in Sydney to Hobart history but this year America’s Cup skipper James Spithill will be watching the action from the foreshore.
An act of good sportsmanship from a complete stranger might just save the day for the Scallywag supermaxi crew rushing to replace damaged sails in time for the Sydney to Hobart.
Patrick Reed is one of the most divisive characters in the golf world, and one of the sport’s stars has just confirmed what we already suspected — no one likes the 2018 Masters champion.