Wilson to resume quest for world title at Jeffrey's Bay

CONTENDER: Julian Wilson during the last event, the Fiji Pro. He is expected to fare well in South Africa.

Matt Wilkinson is atop the leader-board after a last-start victory

Thundercats roar in race for crown at Coolum

RACING HARD: Thundercats in action at Coolum Beach.

'We managed to stay consistent...and posted enough wins.'

Thundercats are go at Coolum, where king will be crowned

RACING: Jason Grant and Adam Thomas in action.

A swell of up to 1m should ensure plenty of thrills and spills.

Winter bowls carnival's 55th edition gets under way

UNDER WAY: Rob Wastell in action during the opening day's play of the Sunshine Coast Winter Bowls Carnival.

There has already been a host of prelude competitions.

Season-best result propels Wilson up world rankings

IN ACTION: Julian Wilson at a world tour event.

He made his first quarter finals appearance of the season

Wilson forced into elimination clash at Fiji Pro

IN ACTION: Julian Wilson of Australia will surf in round five of the Outerknown Fiji Pro after placing second in heat one of round four at Cloudbreak.

Coaster to collide with Ferreira in round five.

Queensland bodyboard titles are won in style

WINNER: John Thatcher won a division at the state titles.

Couple of Sunshine Coasters fare well at Duranbah.

Maguire benches Farah in search for more attacking spark

Rabbitohs coach Michael Maguire has made 10 positional changes in the hope of finding some attacking spark

Scott McLaughlin tops Practice 1 in Ipswich

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Tim Slade and David Reynolds rounded out the top three.

Bellamy won't risk Smith for sake of 350th match

WAIT AND SEE: Storm captain Cameron Smith might have to delay his 350th NRL game until his pectoral muscle injury has healed properly.

Smith's fitness is more important that playing his 350th game

AFL greats want to see Roos star pushed back

IN POSSESSION: Majak Daw takes control of the ball for the North Melbourne Kangaroos in their clash with the Western Bulldogs.

AFL greats propose Majak Daw

McGregor's selection headache over Aitken

INJURED: Euan Aitken will give the Dragons a headache when he returns from injury.

Where will Josh Dugan play when Euan Aitken returns from injury?

WATCH: Matildas make history by upsetting USA

US forward Mallory Pugh (second from left) moves the ball away from Australia's Lisa De Vanna, Tameka Butt and Elise Kellond-Knight.

Tameka Butt's clutch 67th-minute finish sealed a 1-0 win.

Cats star dismisses Walls 'lost the plot' criticism

AFL SHOWDOWN: Rory Sloane attempts to tackle Geelong Cats star Patrick Dangerfield during their clash last week.

Patrick Dangerfield responds to criticism

Pakistan women have come a long way from death threats

Pakistani cricketers celebrate the dismissal of India's Harmanpreet Kaur during the ICC Women's World Cup.

Two decades since debuting they come up against Australia again.

Anasta spills on the off-field dramas at Roosters, Tigers

Roosters player Braith Anasta questions referee Alan Shortall in 2012.

Retired star players 288 games across three clubs.

'I did not think this would ever happen in my wildest dreams'

Giants defender Bec Bulley. Photo: Getty Images

Bulley prepares for Super Netball premliminary final with Giants

Cathy Freeman finds her love for athletics again

Former track and field athlete Cathy Freeman is a 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games ambassador.

Golden girl is an ambassador for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

What's happened to the great Novak Djokovic?

Novak Djokovic of Serbia during his game against Nick Kyrgios of Australia at Indian Wells.

Former world No.1 has gone from being tennis's king to its joker.

Firebirds legend has no regrets about retirement

Former players Clare McMeniman (left) and Laura Geitz celebrate a Firebirds win.

Clare McMeniman is loving the new Super Netball competition.

Young playmakers give a glimpse of possible future Origins

Nathan Cleary of the Panthers beats the tackle of Roger Tuivasa-Sheck of the Warriors.

Nathan Cleary and Ash Taylor are able to handle the big stage.

The Blues stars on the chopping block for 2018

NSW Blues coach Laurie Daley speaks to the media.

Heads will roll from within the player group.

Rocket can't take a trick with Gold Coast Suns

Rodney Eade may only have six games left in charge of the Suns.

Does veteran coach deserve one last chance to make Suns a success

Origin victory answers an NRL premiership question

Cameron Munster proved his worth for the Maroons during State of Origin game three.

Can any team seriously pose a threat to Melbourne?

Blues need to discover Maroons' killer attitude

Jarryd Hayne  is tackled by Josh McGuire.

It was a good old-fashioned rugby league ambush.

Michael Ennis: Blues must learn from loss

UNDER PRESSURE: Jarryd Hayne (pictured right with Nathan Peats) must step up for NSW at Suncorp Stadium.

NSW can feel confident for series-decider, writes ex-Origin star.

Can't bear the Titans being rebranded again

NAME CHANGE: North Sydney Bears forward Billy Moore is tackled by Parramatta Eels players Jason Smith during a NRL Final Series in 1998. Moore wants to see the Bears move to the Gold Coast and takeover the Titans.

North Sydney Bears eye off Gold Coast Titans

From wheelchair horror to brink of the NRL

TOUGH TIMES: South Sydney's Tom (pictured during the Charity Shield game against the St George Illawarra Dragons in 2016) admits his struggle with arthritis has taken a massive toll on him mentally and physically.

Young Rabbitohs star still fighting for career

Dane Gagai reveals the dark times that defined his rise

ROLLERCOASTER CAREER: Knights winger Dane Gagai is tackled by Latrell Mitchell of the Roosters. Gagai's career is one of highs and lows - Gagai was homeless after being sacked by the Broncos to winning the Wally Lewis medal during this year's State of Origin medal.

Dane Gagai talks about rollercoaster career

'There are some that are really struggling with life'

Billy Slater of the Storm is carried off after being knocked out against the Raiders.

Matthew Johns sees the treatment of head knocks as a serious issue.

Bennett reveals Roberts' drug use at star's re-signing

James Roberts of the Broncos during a training session in Brisbane.

Wayne Bennett reveals extent of James Roberts' problems at signing

Boyd hints at coaching move as Broncos deal beckons

Darius Boyd (centre) barks orders at a Broncos training session as coach Wayne Bennett (left) watches on.

Broncos skipper reveals desire to join coaching ranks

Brisbane Lions open to trading top pick

OPTIONS OPEN: Brisbane Lions midfielder Tom Rockliff pushes away Carlton's Levi Casboult. The Lions have said they will consider trading Pick 1 if presented with a valuable alternative.

Brisbane Lions open to trading Pick 1

Hamstring injury may force veteran Saint into retirement

INJURY CONCERNS: Saints veteran Leigh Montagna takes a mark in front of the Hawks Paul Puopolo. Montagna is weighing up his future in the game after suffering a severe hamstring injury which may force him into retirement.

Injury may force Montagna into retirement

James Troisi coy on stunning Victory backflip

James Troisi of the Victory during round 27 of the A-League in April.

Star almost signed for rivals before agreeing to Victory deal.

FFA Cup wrap: A-League hopefuls leave it late

Milos Lujic of South Melbourne celebrates after scoring against Edgeworth.

South Melbourne's Milos Lujic headed home the latest of winners.

Socceroos kick off hunt for new coach

JOB CANDIDATE: Former Albanian national team coach Gianni De Biasi (pictured during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group A match between Albania and Switzerland) has been interviewed for the Socceroos head coaching position.

Socceroos begin search for new coach

Wanderers bring back hometown favourite

Western Sydney Wanderers signing Mark Bridge.

Mark Bridge has signed a deal to rejoin Tony Popovic's squad.

Talented teens join Matildas squad

TOP STRIKE: Australia's Ellie Carpenter celebrates with her teammates after scoring a goal in her side's Algarve Cup game with China earlier this year.

Matildas add teenage rookie to side

ACA labels CA 'adversarial' as pay debate rolls on

PAY PROBLEMS: Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland addresses the media outside of the Cricket Australia head office earlier this week.

No end in sight for Australian cricket pay debacle

Gilchrist shares insight into on-field sledging

South African batsman Neil McKenzie on the hop against against Australia in 2009.

Gilchrist reveals cheeky way Australia rattled South African rival

Loss to Australia inspires England's World Cup win

WINNERS ARE GRINNERS: England players celebrate winning the women's World Cup 2017 final against India at Lord's.

Pace bowler Anya Shrubsole has led England to the Women's World Cup

Fact from fiction: the truth behind cricket's great sledges

West Indies great Viv Richards.

Some cricket yarns are so good they'll never die.

Aussie cricketers chasing big target at World Cup

Opener Nicole Bolton has been among the stars for Australia with the bat at the Women's World Cup in England.

Allrounder says Aussies batters aiming up at Women's World Cup

National netball team to be called Samsung Diamonds

THE national netball team will be named the Samsung Diamonds as part of a naming rights deal announced by the electronics giant.

Champion outfit will have time on its side next time around

FORCEFUL: Geva Mentor of the Lightning competes for the ball during a Super Netball match against the Swifts at the University of the Sunshine Coast Stadium.

Captain was a stifling presence as goal keeper

Geitz 'missed being part of the Firebirds family'

Laura Geitz celebrates with Firebirds team mates after winning the grand final match of the 2016 ANZ Championship

Australian great will return to action next Super Netball season.

Laura Geitz to return to netball for 2018

Laura Geitz will make her comeback for the Queensland Firebirds in next year’s Suncorp Super Netball season.

Laura Geitz is returning to netball to give back to the sport

Lightning star struck out of Commonwealth Games team

Laura Langman in action for the Sunshine Coast Lightning during the Super Netball grand final.

Alexander disappointed Langman ruled out of Commonwealth Games team

Title-winning Lightning stars will be back to defend crown

Lightning players celebrate their win in the Suncorp Super Netball grand final.

All 10 players will be returning for 2018.

Goal attack looks forward to another season at Lightning

GOAL ATTACK: Lightning's Stephanie Wood will play for the side again in 2018.

'It is (now) about looking forward to 2018.'

Top Sydney stable primed for raid on Queensland Cup

RICHARD of Yorke finished half-a-length behind Plot Twist at Randwick a month ago.

Check out proposal to help industry

Latest attempt to revitalise harness

Trainer predicts bright future for Meteorologist

Jockey Paul Hammersley (right) has been booked for six rides at Grafton.

Grafton Cup forecast looks good for Meteorologist says Wilson

Shadow tipped to grab spotlight

Tim Clark will ride Hostwin Shadow at Hawkesbury.

Jockey gives Moore good vibes for Hostwin Shadow at Hawkesbury

Trainer chases winning double at Taree

Top jockey Matthew Paget will return to ride Superlight at Taree today.

MacDonald to make late call on Kailenny as he eyes winning double

Sense of purpose about Caloundra Cup contender

CONTENDER: Self Sense, pictured winning in action at Caulfield with jockey Noel Callow, is one of the favourites for the Listed Caloundra Cup.

The six-year-old burst clear from the field in his last start.

Renowned Corbould Park rider set for region's top race day

SUNSHINE COAST JOCKEY: Damian Browne starred on the world racing scene last year, aboard Buffering, in the Al Qouz Sprint during the Dubai World Cup.

Damian Browne's looking forward to the carnival.

Sergio Garcia to headline Australian PGA Championship

Reigning US Masters champion to play on the Gold Coast.

Aussie golfer faces third cancer battle

Jarrod Lyle is taking an indefinite break from golf.

Victorian back in hospital for specialist medical care

Spieth's Open win has him in rarefied company

AMAZING COMEBACK: Jordan Spieth hoists the Claret Jug trophy after winning the British Open at Royal Birkdale.

Jordan Spieth wins British Open to land in golden company

Day fires back after ice cream and movie

Australia's Jason Day prepares to putt on the 4th green  at Royal Birkdale

Aussie back in contention at British Open