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02:28 Thu Aug 21 2014
Western Sydney have beaten Guangzhou Evergrande 1-0 in their Asian Champions League quarter-final in a match overshadowed by an angry Marcello Lippi.
02:26 Thu Aug 21 2014
Australia's next generation of Olympic swimmers say they don't want to be compared to previous Olympic champions until they've proven themselves.
02:24 Thu Aug 21 2014
Afghanistan's cricket team is looking forward to touring Australia and New Zealand and is on course for the World Cup, the coach says.
01:53 Thu Aug 21 2014
The Melbourne Victory's attacking trio of Besart Berisha, Archie Thompson and Kosta Barbarouses helped deliver a 2-0 FFA Cup win over Bayswater City.
01:03 Thu Aug 21 2014
An alleged racist comment by new Italian soccer boss Carlo Tavecchio will be investigated by European governing body UEFA.
00:56 Thu Aug 21 2014
This weekend's Belgian Formula One Grand Prix will feature three-time Le Mans winner Andre Lotterer driving for Caterham.
00:50 Thu Aug 21 2014
Western Sydney have scored a remarkable 1-0 victory over Guangzhou Evergrande in the first leg of their Asian Champions League quarter-final.
00:46 Thu Aug 21 2014
Central Coast have beaten South Coast Wolves 1-0 to reach the FFA Cup last 16 and Mariners coach Phil Moss has backed an A-League team in Wollongong.
00:17 Thu Aug 21 2014
Swansea City have signed Argentinian defender Federico Fernandez from Napoli on a four-year contract for an undisclosed fee.
00:08 Thu Aug 21 2014
FIFA has refused to overturn a transfer ban on Barcelona, prompting the Spanish soccer giants to announce an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
22:59 Wed Aug 20 2014
The Kiwis and Aussies have united to take on the rest of the world in mixed triathlon at the Youth Olympics in Nanjing.
22:21 Wed Aug 20 2014
Players from Argentine soccer club San Lorenzo have presented the Libertadores Cup to the Pope - their most famous fan.
22:05 Wed Aug 20 2014
Hull City's new midfielder Robert Snodgrass will be out of action for up to six months due to a dislocated kneecap.
21:03 Wed Aug 20 2014
Cronulla NRL players issued with show-cause notices by ASADA have 48 hours to decide if they'll accept a deal proposal from the anti-doping authority.
20:44 Wed Aug 20 2014
The West Indies Cricket Board have parted ways with coach Ottis Gibson with Richie Richardson the new interim boss.
20:44 Wed Aug 20 2014
Backstroker Corey Main is in encouraging form as he prepares to test himself against top opposition at the Pan Pacific swimming championships.
20:14 Wed Aug 20 2014
Lance Armstrong says he would still be issuing strident denials if he hadn't been caught and then forced to admit to using performance-enhancing drugs.
19:10 Wed Aug 20 2014
Eden Park isn't so much an Australian graveyard, more an All Black utopia, according to Wallabies great Andrew Slack.
19:02 Wed Aug 20 2014
Eden Park isn't so much an Australian graveyard, more an All Black utopia, according to Wallabies great Andrew Slack.
18:54 Wed Aug 20 2014
South Sydney back-rower Chris McQueen says the NRL team were guilty of getting too far ahead of themselves in 2013 - something that won't happen this year.
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