Day delivers in Australian Open

Former world No.1 Former world No.1 Jason Day is well poised for a run at the Stonehaven Cup after firing a birdie-filled first round at the Australian Open

Wallabies beware: Scots ready to roll out new attack

Scotland's rugby union head coach Gregor Townsend has a laugh at training ahead of the clash against Australia.

Scots scoff at suggestions they fear the Wallabies

Canadian banned for biting Jillaroo

Janai Haupapa of Canada has been accused of biting. Picture: AAP

Janai Haupapa has been rubbed out of the World Cup for biting.

League Immortal charged with child sex offences

League immortal Graeme 'Changa' Langlands has been arrested on indecent assault charges. Picture: Gregg Porteous

The offences allegedly occurred on the Gold Coast in the 1980s.

LIVE: Australia vs. England, first Test at the Gabba

James Vince of England bats during day one of the First Test Match of the 2017/18 Ashes Series between Australia and England. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

SHAUN Marsh and David Warner have been passed fit to play

England gets early advantage in Ashes opener

England captain Joe Root leaves the field after winning the toss and electing to bat on Day 1 of the First Test match between Australia and England at the Gabba in Brisbane.

England to bat after winning toss

How Chooks got their man

Cooper Cronk celebrates after the Storm's grand final triumph.

The Roosters' pitch for Cooper Cronk was surprisingly simple.

Steve Waugh's quest to help kids

Former Australian cricket captain Steve Waugh with Xavier Kitchin, 5 of Scottsdale. Xavier is one of several Tasmanian recipient of a grant from the Steve Waugh Foundation. Picture: LUKE BOWDEN

Aussie cricketer turns attention to sick children.

premium_icon AFL tatts: the good, the bad and the ugly

Jake Stringer has a new gut tattoo. Ben Cousins got one of those a long time ago.

We look at some of the best and worst player tattoos.

RLWC: The 118kg weapon the Kiwis are banking on

Nelson Asofa-Solomona, in action for the Storm this season, is set to make a huge impact for New Zealand.

He could be New Zealand's not-so-secret weapon

'The Matildas are our life, our passion, our everything'

Sam Kerr of Australia celebrates after scoring against Brazil at Pepper Stadium in September.

Superstar Sam Kerr opens up on the state of football in Australia.

Boxing legend's son stepping out of dad's shadows

Australian boxer Tim Tszyu reacts after defeating Mark Dalby in February.

Tim Tszyu is ready to prove he's his own man.

Wallabies take note: How to beat the All Blacks

Sekope Kepu is tackled by Rieko Ioane during game 1 of the Bledisloe Cup at ANZ Stadium in Sydney

The Wallabies need to play like cornered animals again.

Craig Bellamy is worth $3 million

MORE SUCCESS: Storm coach Craig Bellamy after Melbourne's grand final win.

Craig Bellamy deserves to be the highest paid person in rugby league

Kent: Storm are good, but they're not the greatest

Overrated? ... the 2017 NRL premiership winners.

Timing is always essential when it comes to assessing great teams

Durkin: Class should live happily ever after

PRIZE: Storm captain Cameron Smith and Cowboys captain Gavin Cooper with the trophy at Luna Park in Sydney.

It is a fiction, a legend, a romance and a fantasy.

Ikin: 2017 vintage is best Storm side in this great club's history

GREAT CLUB: Storm coach Craig Bellamy has turned his club into one of the greatest sides.

"The Storm are now as the dominant franchise in our game”

AFL Grand Final: Dusty presents dilemma for Dimma

KEY MAN: Brownlow Medallist Dustin Martin prepares for the grand final.

Forward or midfield for Martin the choice for Richmond coach

Meninga points to rugby league power shift

Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga watches on during a training session.

Kangaroos coach says shock loss signals new beginning

‘Freak accident’ causes ‘heartbreak’

Sandor Earl’s comeback has hit a snag.

SANDOR Earl’s dream comeback shattered by injury.

premium_icon DCE offers switch to land Mitch

Pearce and DCE would make Manly a serious proposition. Photo: Gregg Porteous

Daly Cherry Evans has volunteered a switch to five-eighth.

Jillaroos run riot over Ravens

The Jillaroos were in a different class. (AAP Image/Craig Golding)

Australia thrashed Canada 88-0 in the final pool round.

Thurston sledges Pearce ... again

Johnathan Thurston is named Queensland Australian of the Year at the Queensland Australian of the Year awards night at The Old Museum in Brisbane, Wednesday, November 8, 2017.

Thurston has taken another shot at Mitchell Pearce

Red-faced Thurston is back training with Cowboys

BACK IN TRAINING: Johnathan Thurston's shoulder is right and he has his sights on the 2018 premiership.

JT back on the Cowboys' training track

premium_icon Swallow in talks with Suns over shock new role

Andrew Swallow is in talks to take up a coaching position on the Gold Coast. Photo: Quinn Rooney, Getty Images.

Andrew and David Swallow’s dream to link up could still come true.

premium_icon Ablett wants to play every game

Gary Ablett has returned to Geelong. Picture: Nigel Hallett

Gary Ablett speaks for first time about his return to Geelong.

Weller trade worth the price: Dew

Gold Coast Suns recruit Lachie Weller. Photo credit: Gold Coast Suns.

Lachie weller a good move, says Gold Coast coach.

Insight: Postecoglou's decision to quit unpacked

Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou (left) announces his resignation as FFA CEO David Gallop watches on.

Simon Hill on Ange's Socceroos exit: Why has he quit now?

Spurs kick Real out of top spot

Tottenham's Heung-Min Son, right, scores a goal during the UEFA Champions League match against Borussia Dortmund.

Tottenham lead way in UEFA Champions League

Eight candidates to replace Ange

Digital artwork for Daily Telegraph

WHERE do the FFA turn to now after Postecoglou resignation?

premium_icon Postecoglou walks away on his terms

Socceroos head coach Ange Postecoglou looks on during a press conference to announce his resignation, in Sydney, Wednesday, November 22, 2017. Postecoglou has announced he will resign as Socceroos coach and will not be taking the team to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. (AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts) NO ARCHIVING

Ange Postecoglou leaves Socceroos on his terms.

Reds apologise to ball boy for ‘out of character’ clash

A video still of Michael Marrone clashing with the ball boy.

Adelaide coach and Michael Marrone apologise to ball boy.

Merv tips Aussies to trounce old enemy in Ashes

Merv Hughes gets ready to rip in for Australia during an Ashes Test in the 1990s.

Former fast bowler backs Aussies to win Ashes 4-0

DRS, run out changes to take effect

Batsmen will no longer be given out if their bats bounce of the ground if they’re behind the crease. Picture: Mark Evans

Changes to DRS system and run-outs for Ashes.

Maxie gets nod but Warner full of confidence

David Warner was all smiles as he proved his fitness in Brisbane.

GLENN Maxwell has been called up as cover for David Warner.

Tim brings the Paine in Aussie net session

Wicketkeeper Tim Paine takes a catch at an Australian Cricket team training session at the Gabba, in Brisbane, Tuesday, November 21, 2017. Australia will take on England on Thursday in the first Test of the Ashes series at the Gabba in Brisbane. (AAP Image/Jono Searle) NO ARCHIVING

Clarence cricketer gets first hand look at Aussie test team.

Ashes scare: Warner suffers training injury

In pain ... David Warner at practice today. Photo: AAP

David Warner injured at Ashes training trying to take a catch

Sharni Layton named for return

SHARNI Layton has been named to make her return to international netball, with the defender in the 14-player squad to tour in January next year.

Laura Langman leaves Sunshine Coast Lightning

OUT: Laura Langman has decided to leave the Sunshine Coast Lightning and return to New Zealand.

ONE of the Lightning's top players has decided to leave

Diamonds cement top spot with clean sweep

Gabi Simpson regains possession for the Diamonds in their battle against the Silver Ferns. Source: AAP

"We put everything out there in those last four games”

It's Kiwis and us for Games gold

Australia's Caitlin Bassett (centre) says it will be a Diamonds-New Zealand final for the netball gold medal at next year's Commonwealth Games.

Bassett says it's Australia and New Zealand for Games gold medal

Perfect start for Sunshine Coast Lightning, says coach

Lightning players celebrate their win in the Super Netball grand final over the Giants in June.

Grand final rematch perfect start for Lightning.

Super Mum back to play Super Netball

Laura Geitz (second from right) is making a return to Super Netball.

Laura Geitz to make netball comeback.

Bruce pumped by playing in front of Aussie fans

Courtney Bruce (centre) defends against Maria Tutaia of New Zealand in the netball Constellation Cup between New Zealand and Australia on Sunday

Courtney Bruce is delighted to be back in front of Aussie fans

Winx owners eyeing another Plate

CHAMPION mare Winx is taking a break following her third Cox Plate win, but the offers are coming for her next campaign. And one owner says talk of an overseas...

Rocky jockey tells all on secret culture crippling riders

Rockhampton based jockey Ash Butler about to head out on the track at Callaghan Park.

Ashley Butler opens up on his battles rising through the ranks

Almandin headlines Lloyd’s Zipping assault

Almandin, front, with jockey Kerrin McEvoy board wins the Melbourne Cup horse racing at the Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016. Heartbreak City, rear, came second. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

Williams wants to win race named after one of his favourite horses

premium_icon Williams already planning next Melbourne Cup raid


Lloyd Williams begins quest for seventh Melbourne Cup

Jockey suspended over horse punch


Jockey Dylan Cabouche suspended after punching horse prior to race

SHEIKH IT OFF: Ultimate Cup loser’s $1.1b fail

The Melbourne Cup’s greatest tragic.

Racing giant has lost $614 million chasing success in Australia

Melbourne Cup: All the flashing, brawling and passing out

A cheeky racegoer flashes her undies as she turns a picnic blanket into a cape. Picture: Joe Castro/AAP

Drunken debauchery was again the order of the day.

Day sets sights on final-round showdown

Former world No.1 Jason Day hoping for repeat against Spieth at the Australian Open

Jones won't be left out in the Open

BRING IT ON: Former champion Matt Jones is ready to take on the best in the world at the Australian Open this week

Matt Jones keen to tackle Spieth and Day in Australian Open

New Day rises for run at golf's No.1 spot

Jason Day is looking to get back in the winners’ circle.

Day climb starts at Australian Golf Club

Leishman helps beef up Gold Coast field

Australia’s top golfer of 2017, Marc Leishman, has been locked in for the Australian PGA on the Gold Coast.

Marc Leishman secured for Australian PGA on the Gold Coast