The Australian Rugby Union has lodged an expression of interest with the International Rugby Board to host another Rugby World Cup.
Michael Clarke will captain Australia in this month's one-day cricket series against Bangladesh while regular skipper Ricky Ponting recovers from wrist surgery.
A teacher from a prestigious Melbourne school who downloaded more than 400 child porn images and videos has avoided prison.
Boxer Anthony Mundine has arrived in the south of France to help runaway Bulldogs NRL star Sonny Bill Williams settle into his new rugby union career.
Sonny Bill Williams says his decision to walk out on rugby league to take up a big money deal with French rugby union club Toulon came down to "common sense".
The NRL and Canterbury Bulldogs could have a long legal headache on their hands over what to do with Sonny Bill Williams.
Kylie and Dannii Minogue have recorded a version of one of ABBA's hit songs for a new British TV comedy series.
A delegation of world cricket officials will tomorrow attempt to persuade Australia that it is safe to tour Pakistan next month and take part in the Champions Trophy.
Wallabies halfback Luke Burgess has been ruled out of Australia's two Tri Nations rugby matches against the Springboks in South Africa due to a knee injury.
If the faintest shadow of a doubt existed about the assistance the notorious LZR Racer swimsuit provides to a swimmer, it was removed forever in Beijing this morning.
Steve Pateman made it nine wins from his last 11 rides over the jumps when New Zealander Ponce scored an easy win in The Champ Hurdle (3000m) at Sandown today.
A vandal attack which painted the genitals on a female sculpture a bright pink colour was the reason for its removal from a park near Brisbane, not prudishness, the local mayor says.
Wallabies rugby coach Robbie Deans is hoping basing Australia at sea level will help them break their long drought in South Africa and bring a repetition of the success he has enjoyed in that country with his previous employers.
Air New Zealand was voted the eighth best airline in a survey of 15 million travellers, slipping one position from last year's rankings.
Wallabies coach Robbie Deans will solve the remaining riddles over his backrow and fullback dilemmas on Thursday when he unveils the squad for Australia's two Tri Nations rugby Tests in South Africa.
American world champion Tyson Gay believes it is his two great Jamaican rivals who should be feeling most of the pressure ahead of their eagerly-awaited Olympic 100m showdown.
Twenty-one people have now been arrested and 20 charged in relation to what is believed to be the world's largest ecstasy smuggling bust.
A Geelong man who had unprotected sex with a woman despite knowing he was HIV positive has avoided prison time.