Socceroos to face New Zealand in two friendly matches

Australia’s two-match series against New Zealand in September is set to serve as a World Cup selection trial, with Socceroos coach Graham Arnold likely to field entirely different starting teams in both games. But where star playmaker Tom Rogic fits in the equation remains unknown following his withdrawal from last month’s World Cup playoffs. As […]

Katie Ledecky wins women’s 1500m result with no one in camera shot

Katie Ledecky is a cheat code. The American legend proved it again at the swimming world championships in Budapest on Tuesday, finishing the women’s 1500m with none of her competitors in the same TV frame. The 25-year-old is now a 17-time world champion and remains undefeated in the 1500m. Ledecky earlier this week defended her […]

Harry Kewell joins Ange Postecoglou at Celtic as first team coach

Harry Kewell is joining Ange Postecoglou’s Celtic revolution after the Scottish club confirmed the Socceroos legend’s appointment to the coaching team. Kewell will take the role of first-team coach in what is title-winning Postecoglou’s first backroom signing having chosen not to bring any of his staff over from Japan when he arrived at Parkhead last […]

Rogic and Mooy in 29-man Socceroos squad

Playmakers Tom Rogic and Aaron Mooy have made timely returns to the Socceroos squad for Australia’s do-or-die World Cup playoffs next month, but there are a number of surprise omissions. Having both missed the final two matches of the Socceroos’ group campaign in March against Japan and Saudi Arabia, Rogic and Mooy have been named […]

Tokyo Paralympics 2021: Australian Vanessa Low wins gold in long jump

She once competed for Germany, but Vanessa Low well and truly won Aussie hearts after her stunning gold medal-winning performance in the long jump in Tokyo. Naturalised Aussie Vanessa Low broke the world record three times in just over one hour to win the gold medal in the long jump at the Tokyo Paralympics. Even […]

US Lydia Jacobs loses goggles in mixed medley relay

As if the Olympic swimming program wasn’t fast-paced enough with its rapid-fire start times, officials decided we needed pure chaos. That was the only way to describe the mixed medley relay, which closed the day session on Saturday. If you’re unfamiliar with the format, which we saw for the first time in Tokyo, teams are […]

Team Australia Boomers Aron Baynes injury, Basketball news

Australia suffered a blow to their men’s basketball gold medal hopes Friday with Toronto Raptors star Aron Baynes ruled out of the rest of the Olympics with a neck injury exacerbated by a bathroom fall. The triple Olympian picked up the problem in the second half of the Boomers’ three-point win over Italy on Wednesday […]