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12 July 2018 11:53 AM Cheers to tears: World Cup fans react to Croatia's historic win

Nerves set in for England fans - and perhaps the team - as the Croatians levelled the score at 1-1 towards the end of the second half. For British fans, it was a feeling perhaps captured best by actor and comedian Stephen Fry: "Sad. Proud. Annoyed. Relieved. Disappointed. Unsurprised. Impressed. Vexed. Gutted. Elated. Deflated. Despondent. Encouraged 12

9 July 2018 12:36 PM Giants assistant heads home to take reins at struggling Adelaide

Giants assistant coach Tania Obst will take over the struggling Adelaide Thunderbirds next season, replacing Dan Ryan after he was told last month that his contract would not be renewed beyond 2018. Obst, who has been an assistant to Giants head coach Julie Fitzgerald in the club's first two seasons, has signed a three-year contract and will be tasked 13

6 July 2018 7:51 AM Rugby referee-player brothers Reuben and Bryce Keane set for nationals

The Keane family will have plenty to cheer about at the schoolboy national championships, but there's a twist to brothers Reuben and Bryce's duties in Sydney. Reuben Keane has been chosen by Rugby Australia as one of only four referees to officiate the tournament after the 19-year-old was also a referee at the Commonwealth Games rugby sevens tournament 14

1 July 2018 9:07 AM Serena Williams ready to deliver again at Wimbledon

‘‘She knows the platform she has is so incredibly enormous,’’ said Rene Stubbs, an Australian on the tour when Williams started playing who has watched her game, and her personality evolve. It may also help, Stubbs said, that her husband co-founded Reddit, a website that is all about communication. So whether it is about her family or her own experience 9

30 June 2018 12:36 AM 'Critics will be critics': David Warner bowled for one in his return to cricket

King City, Canada: Australian cricketer David Warner has been bowled out on his second ball in an unceremonious welcome back to the crease that lasted just three minutes. But the former Australian vice-captain, who is serving a 12-month ban from Australian domestic and international cricket, redeemed himself with a superb catch in the game's final over, running 9

28 June 2018 5:12 PM Socceroos stalwart Mark Milligan to decide future in a matter of weeks

After his fourth World Cup campaign, Milligan remains unsure whether he will the same commitment to the national team as he has throughout his career. Speaking after the Socceroos’ 2-0 defeat to Peru in their final Group match of the World Cup, Milligan said he will use the upcoming break to weigh-up whether he will continue putting his hand up for selection 13

27 June 2018 4:37 AM Daniel Arzani postpones return, heading to London to hold meetings over future

Sochi: Daniel Arzani will begin engineering his potential move to Europe immediately with the Socceroos' rising star set to hold meetings over his future this week. The highly-rated 19-year-old will not return home to Australia following the Socceroo's elimination from the 2018 World Cup in Russia on Tuesday night (Wednesday morning AEST), instead travelling 10

22 June 2018 10:26 PM The political meaning behind Shaqiri's celebration against Serbia

When Swiss midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri scored a 90th-minute winner against Serbia in their group E match at the World Cup on Saturday morning there was a hidden, or not-so-hidden, message behind his celebration. The celebration was a nod to his Kosovar Albanian heritage and a pointed gesture aimed at Serbia. After scoring the dramatic winner, Shaqiri 10

18 June 2018 6:07 AM Le Mans: Matt Campbell wins on debut at the world’s biggest race

“Matt was on the radio and he was just really calm and knew what he had to do. He just had this look in his eye and I was like 'this guy is the real deal'. These are young stars emerging and we are a part of it. Star appeal: Dempsey Proton Racing team manager and actor Patrick Dempsey after Matt Campbell's win at Le Mans. “I’m lost for words. Everyone 16

17 June 2018 3:11 AM Canberra Giants eye landmark ANL title on home court

“It was great to play in Canberra... we don’t get these crowds anywhere else in Australia," Rodrigo said. "It’s a great opportunity to have family and friends on the sidelines to cheer us on”. The Magpies are jostling for top spot with the Victorian Fury but the Tasmanian outfit - the state league affiliate of Super Netball's Collingwood Magpies - is guaranteed 18