CROATIA dominated France in possession during the World Cup final but walked away losers. Now defender Dejan Lovren has had his say on the French tactics.
IN 12 months, they’ve shot from distant tailenders to midfield regulars. But what has changed at Sauber — and just how good is F1 rookie Charles Leclerc?
A HISTORIC milestone for John Sutton this weekend will be a bittersweet moment from a career clouded by mystery.
STAR ruckman Nic Naitanui could miss another 12 months of football if West Coast's worst fears are realised.
Track and Field
AUSTRALIA has left the Hamburg world triathlon series without a single title after losing its world crown in the new Olympic mixed team’s event to France.
THE NRL has let Andrew McCullough off with only a fine for punching Warriors player Chris Satae in the head, while Satae avoided a ban for his lifted elbow.
THE Rabbitohs remain a game clear after extending their impressive winning streak but that will be of little consolation without premiership success.
SUNWOLVES flanker Ed Quirk was deemed to have committed “physical abuse” for the “love tap” that saw him controversially red-carded in clash against the Reds.
FORMER rugby league hardman Steve ‘Blocker’ Roach has leapt to the defence of Brisbane hooker Andrew McCullough in the wake of his Suncorp Stadium punch-up.
THE Cowboys could use the remaining weeks of a horror season to usher in a new generation of talent after suffering their heaviest defeat in over four years.
CROWS forward Josh Jenkins says it’s time the AFL looked at send-off rule after Port’s Robbie Gray was carried from the field concussed against Fremantle.
Tennis and Racquet Sports
NOVAK Djokovic’s son has exposed Wimbledon’s other ugly and archaic rule that tarnished an iconic sporting moment.
Tennis and Racquet Sports
NOVAK Djokovic has spoken of the mental and physical anguish behind a fourth Wimbledon victory, revealing the one thing that picked him up off the canvas.
JUST who is the country’s most popular jockey? Hong Kong engages the public in voting for its racing awards and it's a concept that could work in Australia.
LIONS vice-captain Harris Andrews is facing another week on the sidelines, giving resurgent defender Josh Walker more opportunity to push for a new deal.
MELBOURNE Rebels star Amanaki Mafi will be allowed to return home after appearing in a New Zealand court accused of assaulting teammate Lopeti Timani.
CANBERRA coach Ricky Stuart has conceded it could be season over for his captain Jarrod Croker in another blow to the Raiders’ NRL finals aspirations.
A CRUEL twist of fate helped France lift its second World Cup trophy in Russia, 12 years after it was on the wrong end of another ‘hero-to-villain’ moment.
THE Women’s Big Bash League will take a big step forward this season ahead of its shift to becoming a standalone tournament in 2019-20.
GEELONG midfielder Tim Kelly says he’s not looking to “rush into” signing a contract extension with the Cats, admitting leaving WA has been “challenging.”