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Tennis legends criticised for boycott plea

Tennis greats Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert have been accused of “turning their backs on women” after pushing back on plans to hold the season ending WTA Finals in Saudi Arabia’s capital.

Australia wins ODI World Cup

A Travis Head-inspired Australia has shocked India to win a sixth Cricket ODI World Cup title by six wickets in front of around 125,000...

Break-dancing for Paris Olympics

Break-dancing, or breaking as it is globally known, made its Olympic debut at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires in 2018. Following its outstanding success, breaking has been chosen to feature on the Paris 2024 Olympic sports program as a new sport, along with surfing, skateboarding and sport climbing.

Rabbitohs raise the NSW Cup again after 40 years

A Tyrone Munro try with five minutes on the clock sealed a 21st premiership for South Sydney in the...

Redfern All Blacks victory

The South Sydney District Junior Rugby Football League is an affiliation of junior clubs in the inner-southern and south-eastern...

Lee rows in, greyhound adoption day and Vietnam Veterans’ Day in pictures

Our photographer Michelle Haywood has been out and about documenting what’s been happening in Sydney this July and August. Take a look!

What a month for the Matildas!

What a month for the Matildas! Our photographer Michelle Haywood has captured the excitement across the city of Sydney...

Rabbitohs – lost mojo?

Rugby league reporter John Lanzky writes: “Before the move to Heffron Park, Souths were second on the ladder. “Since then,...

Legacy of Australia’s pioneering female footballers celebrated

The legacy of Australia’s pioneering female footballers was celebrated on Sunday June 25 as 4,000 football fans descended on...

Hauser triumphs at World Triathlon Championships

Matt Hauser has found top form ahead of next year’s Olympic Games, finishing strongly to win Australia’s first men’s...

With new brew Young Henrys’ asks: ‘What does it mean to be a Rabbitohs supporter?’

Newtown brewers and distillers Young Henrys and the South Sydney Rabbitohs have launched a new brew, which they say is...

Roglic takes out the Giro D’Italia

Slovenian cyclist Primoz Roglic has taken out the general classification title at the Giro D’Italia. After the gruelling three-week...

True spirit of Souths

The memorial for John Sattler (1942-2023) at Redfern Oval on April 21 was an incredibly moving event. MC Ray...

Masters to be decided

Golfing fans are eagerly awaiting the upcoming Masters at Augusta National. World No. 1 Scottie Scheffler returns as defending champion...

High hopes for Souths’ season

I have great confidence in how the mighty Rabbitohs will perform this year. I’m looking forward to a fantastic...

Sydney World Pride – all set to go

There is a wide array of sporting events on offer during this year’s World Pride Festival in Sydney, which is the first southern hemisphere city to host the festival.

Alcaraz and Swiatek lead in world rankings

Upon the conclusion of a very eventful 2022 tennis season, here are the rankings: Men – 1. Carlos Alcaraz...

Diamonds shine at Constellation Cup

A stirring third quarter earned Australia a comeback win over New Zealand to claim the Constellation Cup in October....

Mural honours league legend

One-hundred-and-one years to the day after 15-year-old Maggie Moloney wowed the crowd at Sydney Showground watching the world’s first...

No safety in numbers for Aboriginal footballers

Explosive allegations of racism raised by an external review into the Hawthorn Hawks have again put the AFL and its relations with Indigenous players in the spotlight. Eddie Betts and several others have responded that the allegations make them sad but not surprised.

Swiss ace bows out in style

Roger Federer had to hold back the tears as his Laver Cup defeat alongside Rafael Nadal brought his illustrious career to...

Debate over award for top NRLW player

At the end of the NRLW (National Women’s Rugby League) season, the best player will be recognised with an...

Le tour magnifique

The men’s Tour de France recently reached its destination, Paris, and the 2022 edition concluded with a new champion. Jonas...

Franklin in talks to renew Swans contract

Sydney star Lance Franklin is in talks regarding a new one-year contract at the Swans that will ensure his...

Pop star makes Commonwealth Games team

Internationally known pop singer Cody Simpson has continued his remarkable transformation to elite swimmer by qualifying for the Commonwealth...

Shake-up of rankings after Barty’s retirement

Polish player Iga Świątek has gained the world number 1 women’s ranking after Ash Barty’s retirement from tennis. Behind...

Ash Barty announces retirement

Ash Barty has announced her retirement from professional tennis. The 25-year-old will put the racquet down and focus on other...

Skipping to success

Last August, in an old chicken shed in suburban Queensland, world champion Lilly Barker was skipping as fast as...

Putellas pips Kerr for top soccer honour

Barcelona’s Alexia Putellas recently pipped Aussie Sam Kerr to win the FIFA Women’s Player of the Year award. The 2021 Balon...

A very personal trainer

Local Tyson Brown takes a very personal approach to training his clients. His training takes two forms. One is...

Elegant choice for horse of the year

Mighty mare Verry Elleegant was crowned Australian Horse of the Year in mid-October. The event, usually held in August (not long after the racehorses’ birthdays), was postponed.

Proud of our team

The NRL grand final promised to be an intense and tight affair. It was certainly played at a furious...

Alcott shines at Paralympics

Australian wheelchair tennis star Dylan Alcott has won Paralympic gold in the quad tennis singles in Tokyo after a thrilling...

Olympics on home soil

Brisbane’s selection as the host city of the 2032 Olympic Games will inspire a host of younger athletes dreaming...

Wellness sessions by local Swedish siren

Dynamic Surry Hills singer and wellness teacher Carina Grace has been studying and practising various wellness and healing methods...

Stunning art for Sydney Kings kit

An artwork by Kymeesha Shillingsworth, 9, and her grandfather Bruce Shillingsworth Snr has been chosen to feature on the...

Ko back on top

Lydia Ko recently ended a 1,084-day victory drought at the Lotte Championship at Oahu in Hawaii. The comeback was...

Perry ready for battle across the ditch

Back in national colours for the first time in a year, Ellyse Perry says the Australian men's tour of...

LeBron on track for record

LeBron James continues his ascent towards the top of the American NBA’s all-time scoring list. With a free-throw late...

New soccer program targets time-poor women looking to stay active

Women wanting to play soccer but who don’t have the time and commitment to do a full season will...

Age celebrated, gender discriminated

Hungarian, Agnes Keleti, the world’s oldest Olympic champion, recently celebrated her 100th birthday. Fleeing the Nazis, surviving the Holocaust...

New skate park opens in Alexandria

Sculptural bowls and obstacles are challenging skaters of all ages at the new $6 million skate park in Alexandria...

Australian Open logistics

Six months down the track from Victoria's disastrous hotel quarantine outbreak, which led to an unprecedented 112-day lockdown, nothing...

Lapping it up

This year marks 40 years since Redfern resident and Aussie swimming icon Mark Tonelli and his team won gold...

Local athlete relights cauldron

Last month the Olympic cauldron was reignited in Cathy Freeman Park for the 20-year anniversary of the 2000 Sydney Olympic...

Chloe channels success

Australian swimmer Chloe McCardel recently crossed the English Channel for the 35th time – surpassing the men’s record for...

Pride in the jersey

John Lanzky reports that Souths have played some heavy games against the in-form Roosters and Panthers. A gutsy win...

Castle steps down

Rugby Australia (RA) chairman Paul McLean has staunchly backed departed chief executive Raelene Castle, whom he says was subjected...

Keeping fit at home

Not even pandemic isolation can prevent people from keeping fit at home! After a discussion with our rugby league writer John Lanzky, here is a suggested 30-minute daily routine...

TAFE and NCIE partnership boosts student employment

A thriving partnership is equipping Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to gain employment in the fitness industry.

Australian Open highlights

Although the finals will be happening as we go to print, we offer some of the highlights of this year’s Australian Open. We also bid farewell to Kobe Bryant ...

Aussie swimmers impress at team championships

Australia’s new backstroke queen Minna Atherton has fallen just short of another short-course world record at the inaugural International...