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.
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.
A Hawaiian surfer has been suspended from the year-ending Pipeline Masters after attacking a Brazilian rival in a beach throwdown.
Robert Whittaker has confirmed his growing popularity among Australian sports fans, with tickets to his first UFC title fight at home selling out within eight minutes.
A Hockeyroos side packed with experience and youth has shown it has no trouble making finals. Winning them, however, is another story.
Teenager Ariarne Titmus has secured Australia’s first gold medal of the world short course swimming titles in Hangzhou, China with a record-breaking 200m freestyle win.
Nevada fight regulators have postponed proceedings on the suspensions of Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov for a brawl after UFC 229 in Las Vegas — the lightweight champion hatching a plan to avoid the hearing completely.
She’s out of the Nutri-Grain Ironwoman series through injury but Jordan Mercer still has her sights set on winning major titles off the sand.
A frantic search found an Australian Baseball League import who had suffered serious injuries while bushwalking near Canberra.
Western Sydney’s Nadia Kassem will make he return to the Octagon at UFC 234 in Melbourne, taking on American Montana De La Rosa.
This hilarious finish line blooper will have to go down as one of the greatest celebration bloopers of all time.
He has yet to world title there but Pipeline once turned Julian Wilson’s life around. The Australian has his fingers crossed that magic could happen again at the famous Hawaiian surf spot.
On the verge of his 250th NBL game, Melbourne United giant Alex Pledger is used to turning heads. The 215cm tower says he’s always stood out in a crowd — especially when stepping out with diminutive 157cm partner Bailee.
THEY might be last on the ladder but on the court the Sydney Uni Flames have pulled off the biggest upset of the season with a shock defeat of a favourite for the 2018/19 WNBL crown.
Two professional baseball players and former major leaguers have lost their lives in horrific circumstances in a botched robbery in Venezuela.
Aussie Matthew Dellavedova is coming home... sort of. The Milwaukee Bucks are reportedly trading the out-of-favour point guard back to Cleveland, where he was part of the 2016 NBA championship-winning Cavaliers.
Max Holloway’s bout with Brian Ortega at UFC 231 isn’t a typical title fight - it’s the best showdown mixed martial arts can provide right now.
The fight was supposed to be all about Kye MacKenzie until a hard-hitting removalist from Perth with nothing to lose stole his shine. Now Francis Chua reckons anything is possible.
The weekend has finally rolled around again and it’s a big one for the summer sports. From the A-League to WBBL, we’ve got you covered for the best bets over the next few days.
British wrestler Tommy Billington who was a WWE star at the sports’ height in the 1980s has died on his 60th birthday after battling ill health for years.
The rollercoaster world of snooker took another exciting turn this week when the UK Championship was interrupted by a peculiar noise.
Green Bay Packer’s season goes from bad to worse, Saquon Barkley shows up Olympic hurdlers, Los Angeles Chargers’ great escape — it’s all in our NFL Week 13 wrap-up!
As omens go it’s a pretty good one for a crew of sailors hoping to win the Sydney to Hobart yacht race.
Thirty-one tackles on the year, and Jerry Hughes wanted to make it 32. The Bills defensive end fumed after a 21-17 loss in Miami, confronting officials in the tunnel under Hard Rock Stadium and accusing one of calling him a b****.
Two Chinese snooker players have copped long-term bans for match-fixing, with one being handed an epic 10-year suspension while the other’s was reduced to six years because he showed remorse.
THE sun had just gone down over Suncorp Stadium when it dawned on one of Jeff Horn’s great rivals, Kye MacKenzie, that he was in for the fight of his life.
He has sailed everything from a tiny Laser dingy to a 100-foot Sydney to Hobart supermaxi but when it’s comes to having a blast Tom Slingsby says there’s nothing better than his new mode of transport.
Boxing, NBA, A-League and the Bundesliga has unearthed a multi that is worth throwing a couple of dollars on.
Australian surfer Felicity Palmateer is set to make huge waves when her fully-nude surf film is released. WARNING: Nude images
Magnus Carlsen had a message for “stupid” chess legends after cementing his reputation as the game’s greatest player with a US demolition job.
Olympic and Commonwealth Games stars are the face of a new nine-day beach volleyball festival that will turn Glenelg beach into a party zone with live DJ’s and action on 40 courts next year.
A day after she claimed a record-equalling seventh world crown, Australian surfer Stephanie Gilmore has fallen just short of winning her 30th world tour event.
A “once in a lifetime” table tennis moment of lunacy has controversially divided the internet and made this teenager a cult hero.
Swimming world record holder Cate Campbell has revealed how she avoided a potentially deadly scare.
Ronda Rousey has done it all, winning in the UFC and WWE, but the superstar fighter admits its taking its toll in an emotional video.
The San Francisco 49ers plan to release linebacker Reuben Foster after he was arrested at the team hotel on a domestic violence charge.
An impressive Marin Cilic did not give a glimmer of hope to his French opponents — sealing Croatia’s 2018 Davis Cup win in style.
It was the best foursomes result Marc Leishman and Cameron Smith had ever had. A fighting 65 playing alternate shot that no one, not even World Cup of Golf winners Belgium, could better.
IRONWOMAN Georgia Miller won the world title but Australian teammate Harriett Brown has won the award for courage at the lifesaving world championships in Adelaide.
THE squads are in, it starts in April, finishes in October and will break for four weeks so top players can compete in the netball World Cup. What we know so far about Super Netball 2019.
Former world champion Joel Parkinson has begun his farewell tour to surfing in Hawaii with an emotional and unexpected win.
Retired diver Taneka Kovchenko considers the most crushing moment of her career to also be her most fortunate, after she was forced to withdraw from the Commonwealth Games due to a condition which may have left her a quadriplegic.
WWE legend Jake “The Snake” Roberts had a crippling drug addiction that covered a torturous truth. Warning: Graphic content
NBA superstar Steph Curry has been involved in a multi-car motorway smash which left the Golden State great’s Porsche mangled.
Conor McGregor is arguably the UFC’s most bankable star but the superstar has threatened — and been threatened — to leave the sport.
Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints extended their winning streak to 10 games with victory over the Atlanta Falcons while the Bears and Cowboys also impressed.
Jeff Horn says it’s the unknown that will interest punters most about his fight with Anthony Mundine. That’s not an opinion shared by his coach Glenn Rushton, who a week out from the bout has already seen it play out in his head.
Millions of Americans are chowing down on turkey as they celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday today - NBA star Kyrie Irving will not be joining them.
Tennis player-turned-coach and broadcaster Justin Gimelstob has been arrested by Los Angeles police after an alleged attack on a former friend.
LEGENDARY boxing trainer Johnny Lewis says Bilal Akkawy’s fists possess ‘God-given power’ and the young Aussie boxer will take that talent to the world when he steps into the ring at New York’s feted Madison Square Garden in December.
SKIPPER Nathan Outteridge has his sights set on sailing with sister Hayley for Australia at the Tokyo Olympics but in February he’ll be racing for the host nation of the 2020 Games on Sydney Harbour.
Aussie fan favourite Daria Gavrilova looms as a major threat to the marquee names in the women’s draw at next year’s Brisbane International.
UFC president Dana White has gifted undefeated Sydney featherweight Alexander Volkanovski the biggest fight of his career
NBA superstar Kevin Durant has spoken about the fallout from his feud with teammate Draymond Green and what it means for 2019.
The NSW Breakers’ unprecedented dominance in the women’s national cricket league has delivered them to rank as one of the best sports teams of the past 25 years.
Wrestling icon Steve Austin was all kinds of excited seeing former UFC champion Ronda Rousey get beaten to a pulp in the WWE.
Marc Leishman and Cam Smith represent Australia in the World Cup of Golf on home soil. Here’s how the tournament works and our biggest competition.
There are calls for a wrestler to face consequences after he almost killed an unsuspecting opponent by smashing a brick over his head.
Drama surrounding Ben Simmons’ Philadelphia 76ers has taken a turn for the bizarre with lawyers intervening in team selection while chaos ensues at a conference rival.
He’s the man mountain who sends chills down the spines of his opponents, but a devastating blow could ruin his shot at taking over.
With nine playoff appearances and a Super Bowl win in 13 seasons together this NFL duo are an unqualified success - not that you’d know it from listening to Aaron Rodgers.
The new game-changing streaming service Kayo Sports has taken the next step in its evolution and you can get in on the action.
Aussie punter’s AFL-style body slam, former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice being touted as an NFL head coach and Redskins quarterback’s sickening injury. Here’s what we learned from week 11.
A former star has made a bizarre appearance at the WWE Survivor Series, surprising fans by gatecrashing a huge pay-per-view.
In a ridiculous turn of events, two pro darts players are accusing each other of a ‘rotten’ fart during their match at the Grand Slam of Darts. One of them is a two-time World Champion!
The Sydney Uni Flames have paid the price for a dismal 17-point second half with Bendigo Spirit inflicting their ninth consecutive loss on the beleaguered former WNBL champions.
A new suspect has been added to ‘fartgate’, the scandal engulfing the darts world, as the search for who dealt it intensifies.
Novak Djokovic produced a masterclass to crush Kevin Anderson and set up a title decider at the ATP Finals against Alexander Zverev.
A fortnight ago the closest Russell Bierke had been to the infamous big waves at Nazare was studying footage of them on the internet - today he’s surfed into the final.
BIG-WAVE surfer Russell Bierke knows it’s probably best he has little memory of a shocking wipeout that left him floating unconscious in the water before being rescued by Kelly Slater.
Actor David Arquette reportedly went to hospital after taking part in a wrestling match gone wrong that saw him slice his neck open.
NOVAK Djokovic prepared for his final four clash with Kevin Anderson at the ATP Finals in ominous fashion by outlasting Marin Cilic, as Alexander Zverev geared up to face Roger Federer.
A professional darts competition turned foul as two rivals colourfully accused each other of letting rip in an attempt to put off their opponent.
Former 200m and 400m world record holder Michael Johnson has emotionally opened up about being told he may never walk again.
Russell Wilson found an open Ed Dickson for the game-winning touchdown to cap off the Seattle Seahawks’ thrilling 27-24 comeback victory over the Green Bay Packers in Week 11. Here’s what we learned.
Get all your punting news and views from Greg Davis and Jacqueline Chartres ahead of a big weekend of sport.
This week in the NFL promises to be entertaining no matter what happens with a number playoff contending high-powered offences set to clash.
Draymond Green claims he and Kevin Durant have ‘moved forward’ after their heated argument, but new evidence suggests otherwise.
Just when Matt Kuchar and local amateur David Micheluzzi thought they had done enough to take a lead into the weekend at The Australian Open, along comes a moment of magic from Byeong Hun An. WATCH NOW.
A shocking all-in brawl in a rugby league final saw fighting dirty take on a whole new meaning when one player decided to drop his daks.
The Olympics used to be a prize craved by the world’s most glamorous cities, but now a disturbing trend is haunting the Games.
The drama at NBA super-team Golden State Warriors is far from over with Kevin Durant dropping a stunning, albeit unintentional, hint over his future.
Ronda Rousey rival Becky Lynch has been forced to pull out of their match at Survivor Series after being KO’d by an unscripted punch.
MMA fighter Harvey Park suffered this gruesome hand injury in the first round of a fight, and yet somehow battled on to take the victory. GRAPHIC IMAGES
Israel Adesanya needs only one more win for a blockbuster showdown with UFC middleweight champ Robert Whittaker, a fighter he says he can beat ‘wherever I want’.
The stop, prop, set up and swing of American golfer Keegan Bradley has taken off on social media and the star could not hide his admiration for his impersonator yesterday.
It was only a matter of time before the Golden State Warrior’s Draymond Green, serial provocateur, angered his own team and not just the opposing one.
Le’Veon Bell has made his call — he will not feature for the Pittsburgh Steelers this season; giving up a fortune in the process.
Roger Federer staved off elimination from the ATP Finals as the six-time champion eased to a straight sets win over Dominic Thiem on Wednesday.
Tyson Fury’s father has been denied a visa and banned from the US ahead of his fight with Deontay Wilder after leaving a man half blind in a sickening altercation.
The wife of boxer Tony Bellew, Rachael Roberts, lashed out at arena staff in a homophobic tirade calling one worker a ‘f***ing queer’ and a ‘dirty f***ing f*g, after her husband was knocked out by Oleksandr Usyk.