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6 March 2018 7:17 PM David Warner and Quinton de Kock charged over stairwell standoff

The more likely scenario, however, that the Australian vice-captain will avoid having to sit out the match at St George's Park and instead have three demerit points go next to his name, leaving him with a suspension hanging over his head for the next two years should he transgress again. Australian wicketkeeper Tim Paine, meanwhile, hit out at claims 22

1 March 2018 9:12 AM AFL: GWS Giants can't take a trick as Manuka Oval lights fail early

The Greater Western Sydney Giants can't take a trick with lights at the moment. They nearly had an AFL pre-season game against the Collingwood Magpies cut short at Manuka Oval as three of the six light towers failed to turn on in the first quarter. It came six days after a practice match against the Sydney Swans was cut short early in the fourth quarter 21

27 February 2018 3:12 AM 50 years ago today, Lionel Rose made boxing history

Rose was never in difficulty during the 15-round bout and said he had not been hurt at any stage. . "Don't worry," Rose told manager Rennie at the end of the third round, "he can't hit hard enough to hurt me." Rose finished the fight with a bruised knuckle on his right hand, but facially was unmarked. He hurt his right in the 14th round when he made Harada's 21

23 February 2018 5:49 AM Skier's end is in his beginning

But nearly all the winter sports, one slip is dearth. This is what swimmer James Magnussen failed or chose not to acknowledge when he called out Australia's winter athletes for getting a soft run. He was calling out privilege, from a position of privilege. Austrian Marcel Hirschler had won gold medals in giant slalom and combined in PyeonChang, but that gained 18

23 February 2018 1:27 AM Fabio Ferreira turned down Wanderers for Sydney FC

The 28-year-old winger is set to make his debut for the Sky Blues at Allianz Stadium on Sunday against the club he could have joined. Ferreira was one of four first-team players that remained in Sydney during the week instead of travelling to Shanghai for the 2-2 draw with Shenhua in the Asian Champions League, alongside Matt Simon, David Carney and Jordy 18

21 February 2018 8:08 AM A-League clubs ask FIFA to overhaul governance of FFA and Australian football

A-League clubs have called for FIFA's assistance with a large-scale overhaul of the administration of football in Australia and requested Football Federation Australia's board be "disqualified" from any future role in the formation of the expanded congress. A joint mission of representatives from FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation met with several 22

20 February 2018 10:03 AM Snowboarder Simon Patmore living the dream

Simon Patmore has for the past three years been travelling the world as a virtual professional alpine athlete. Snowboarder Simon Patmore is about to join a rare club of athletes to represent Australia at both Summer and Winter Paralympics. Throw in a Commonwealth Games gold medal – when his impairment category featured in the athletics program in Delhi 26

16 February 2018 6:00 AM Max Presnell: Mystery man Zjelko back on the radar

No doubt he is the biggest horse player in the world, probably ever, but colourful Zjelko Ranogajec ain't. The recently departed Jack Sparrow wouldn't have emptied the garbage in Zjelko's Sunday best. Zjelko first came onto the radar in the newspaper hot metal days when John Fairfax, my employer, was at Broadway near The Vulcan, a watering hole where 21

12 February 2018 8:06 PM Canberra footballer Leo Mazis tracks Tom Rogic course and signs with Celtic FC

"It's an incredible feeling, the hard work has paid off, it's just surreal to be honest and it all happened really quickly," Mazis told Fairfax Media. "When I got there and saw how it all works over there, I knew I wanted to be in that environment and I did everything I could to get a contract. "I caught up with Tom [Rogic] and he's a great guy, I'm going 10

11 February 2018 5:03 AM Two men injured in helicopter crash at Bankstown Airport

Two men have escaped with minor injuries after a helicopter crash that damaged their aircraft significantly in south-west Sydney on Sunday. Emergency services were called to Bankstown Airport about 12.30pm to reports that a small helicopter had crashed. Police from Bankstown Local Area Command found the four-seater Robinson R22 helicopter with significant 41