Ex-Aussie Test cricketer cops nasty head knock while umpiring India Test
Former Australian Test cricketer Paul Reiffel sits out another day of his Test umpiring duties in India after a nasty blow to the head on day one.
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Paul Reiffel copped a nasty knock from an outfield throw on day one in Mumbai.
Ex-Aussie Test cricketer cops nasty head knock while umpiring India Test
Former Test opening batsman and current Western Australia coach Justin Langer will stand in for Dar
Justin Langer to coach Australia in T20 series
Justin Langer is picked to stand in for Darren Lehmann as coach of the Australian Twenty20 team against Sri Lanka.
If you haven't had your say on who the ABC Sports Personality of the Year and Team of the Year are,
AIS Sports Performance Awards
It was an extraordinary year for Australian sport in 2016, now you get a chance to be part of the action.
Wheelchair tennis star Dylan Alcott has capped a golden year by winning the Male Paralympian and Aus
Alcott, Elliott honoured at Paralympics awards
Maddison Elliott and Dylan Alcott have won Australian Paralympic Awards after starring in the nation's Rio Games campaign.
Part II of Richard McLaren's WADA-commissioned report into Russian doping will be released tonight -
Athletes braced for bombshell from McLaren report, says USADA's Tygart
USADA chief Travis Tygart warns athletes will not stand for lack of action on doping in Russia if a new report contains more damaging revelations.
Let's face it, 2016 in general has been filled with awful news, but sport's ability to produce outra
Sporting joy saved 2016 from being utterly dire
In a year that has constantly appalled us with its ugliness, sport has often been the saviour by dealing up 12 months of crazy joy.
Photo - This weekend the Grandstand team will be looking back at the sporting moments of 2016 as par
This weekend the Grandstand team will be looking back at the sporting moments of 2016 as part of our 'Year in Review'. The Western Bulldogs premiership win was one of our favourite sporting moments from the year; let us know yours (Local, State or National) and why in the comments section below. We'll be reading some out and featuring them on air. (Pic: AAP)
Which players do you think will get cricket's first-ever red card?
Who will earn cricket's first red card?
With the ICC tabling red cards in cricket, here are a few candidates to become the first player to be sent off.
A late goal from Marco Reus gives Borussia Dortmund a 2-2 draw with Real Madrid, to grab top spot in
Dortmund grabs late draw to beat Real to Champions League top spot
Borussia Dortmund draws with Real Madrid and clinches top spot in their Champions League group, while Leicester has embarrassing 5-0 loss to Porto.
Shaun Marsh has not recovered from his injury in time and the youngsters will get another go in the
Shaun Marsh unable to return for first Test against Pakistan
Australia's new crop of Test cricketers will get another chance to impress after selectors named an unchanged squad for the first clash with Pakistan.
The extent of doping from the Beijing and London Olympics continues to grow, with positive results f
Beijing, London Olympics positive re-tests top 100, more expected
Positive drug tests from re-testing of samples from the Beijing and London Olympic Games now top the hundred mark, and IOC says more are expected.
Cricket is set to introduce send-offs, as an MCC committee recommends red cards from next October to
Red cards set to be introduced to cricket for unruly player conduct
The MCC's world cricket committee says on-field player behaviour is getting worse and recommends the introduction of red cards from next year.
NO TEST RECALL FOR CUMMINS: Australia selector Mark Waugh says Pat Cummins is unlikely to be picked
Cummins not ready for Test recall, says Waugh
Australian selector Mark Waugh says star quick Pat Cummins is unlikely to get a Test call-up against Pakistan at the Gabba.
"Under no pressure": Michael Cheika receives the backing of the Australian Rugby Union.
Cheika backed by ARU despite Wallabies' horror season
The Australian Rugby Union backs Michael Cheika through to the 2019 World Cup, saying the Wallabies coach is not under pressure following the team's worst losing year on record.
IT'S ALL A MISUNDERSTANDING: Bernard Tomic says he and fellow Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios ar
Kyrgios unfairly targeted by media: Tomic
Bernard Tomic says he and Nick Kyrgios are misunderstood and have been unfairly targeted by the media.
The stoush between ARLC boss John Grant and NRL clubs is leaving off-contract players nervous.
Players call for NRL v clubs stoush to be resolved 'sooner rather than later'
Warriors veteran Ryan Hoffman says he hopes the ongoing dispute between the clubs and the game's administration gets sorted out quickly so players can secure their futures.
Players representatives for all 18 AFL clubs to meet to discuss the lack of progress on the Collecti
AFL players strike 'a chance': Dangerfield
Geelong's Brownlow medallist Patrick Dangerfield says a player strike during the AFL preseason competition next year is a possibility if no deal is done.
He was released from his Cronulla contract last month but Ben Barba may return to the Sharks during
Barba tipped for Sharks' NRL return amid code switch reports
Cronulla centre Jack Bird expects his sacked premiership team-mate Ben Barba to return to the NRL with the Sharks in 2017 despite reports he is considering a move to rugby union.
Video - Cricket Australia wants its dual-sport athletes to ensure they're putting cricket first.
Cricket Australia wants its dual-sport athletes to ensure they're putting cricket first.
He lost his top ranking in a strangely low-key end to the year and now Novak Djokovic has lost his c
Novak Djokovic splits with coach Becker
After an uncharacteristically poor end to the year, Novak Djokovic and Boris Becker have decided to go their separate ways.
Pat Cummins took 4-41 as Australia clinched the Chappell-Hadlee trophy - his best ODI figures. So h
Pat Cummins 'pumped to be back in the green and gold'
Five years after his sole Test, Pat Cummins is impressing in his international return via ODIs. And he is still only 23 years old.
Expectations were kept in check ahead of the first Women's Big Bash League season, but the pieces ar
Women's Big Bash out of its infancy and coming into its own in season two
Year two of the Women’s Big Bash League comes with an extended season, evening games and prime-time TV slots, writes Adam Collins.
Pat Cummins took 4-41 and David Warner smashed 119 as Australia clinched the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy
Aussies clinch Chappell-Hadlee Trophy 2-0 with 116-run win over NZ
Australia clinches the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy with a game to go, after a 116-run win over New Zealand in Canberra.
He's back! Tongan taekwondo fighter Pita Taufatofua, who carried his country's flag at the Rio Olymp
Tonga's Rio flag-bearer aims for 2018 Winter Olympics
Pita Taufatofua, who carried Tonga's flag at the Rio Olympics, vows to become his nation's first cross-country skiier at the Winter Olympics.
No punishment handed down for Brisbane Roar's Jade North after his controversial dive against Melbou
Roar defend North after diving incident
Brisbane Roar captain Matt McKay says team-mate Jade North's dive in Saturday's night match against Melbourne City has been blown out of proportion.
AUSSIES GO BIG AT MANUKA: A David Warner century has helped Australia to set the Black Caps a daunti
Warner ton sets up big chase for NZ at Manuka
David Warner's 119 helps Australia make the second biggest total ever at Manuka Oval, as the hosts set New Zealand 379 to win.
Sure, women's sport is making strides in Australia... But check out how they are trying to tackle th
Gabriel foresees Solomons' football success
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The best news imaginable for Hawks favourite Jarryd Roughead.
Ready to play: Roughead given the cancer all-clear by doctors
Hawthorn's star forward Jarryd Roughead says he has been given the all-clear by doctors after his latest round of cancer treatment.
New Zealand has won the toss and elected to bowl in the second ODI against Australia. Want a live sc
Australia v New Zealand: Second ODI at Manuka Oval
Live scoreboard: Follow all the action from the second ODI between Australia and New Zealand in Canberra.
The Wallabies had NEVER lost nine games in a year ... until 2016. It wasn't good.
How the Wallabies' worst season in over a decade unfolded
This year was the Wallabies' worst in over 10 years by a number of measures. How did it all go so wrong?
Could John Grant keep his job after all?
ARLC chairman Grant renews talks in desperate attempt to keep job
Under-siege Australian Rugby League Commission chairman John Grant is desperate to keep his job after a marathon meeting over the ongoing funding stoush with the NRL clubs.
A glass of wine a day keeps international rugby coaching feuds away.
Cheika, Jones bury the hatchet over a glass of red
The feud between Wallabies coach Michael Cheika and England counterpart Eddie Jones is over.
One of Australia's pioneering dual sportswomen, Emma Kearney, says cricket is "intimidated" by the A
Women players asked to make 'stressful decision' to prioritise cricket over AFL
One of Australia's pioneering dual sportswomen Emma Kearney says cricket is intimidated by the AFL, after being asked to prioritise cricket.
Daniel Ricciardo says 2016 was his "best year yet", but is ready to work his tail off to go even bet
Daniel Ricciardo to unleash 'hidden honey badger' in 2017
Daniel Ricciardo is excited to get back to work in the hopes of improving on what he calls the best season of his career.
Chapecoense's slated opponent in the Copa Sudamericana final asked CONMEBOL to award the title to th
Grief-stricken Chapecoense awarded Sudamericana title
Brazilian club Chapecoense is awarded the Copa Sudamericana championship by the governing body of South American football.
Bad luck Sepp.
Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter loses appeal against ban
Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter loses his appeal against a six-year ban for ethics violations.
Susan Alberti "going out on a high", as she retires as Western Bulldogs vice-president.
'Women's football is a right': Trailblazer Alberti steps down as Bulldogs vice-president
One of the most influential women in the AFL, Susan Alberti, is stepping down as vice-president of reigning premiers the Western Bulldogs.
"As a leader it's great for him to go on and do that." Steve Smith sets the example for his team-ma
Aussies inspired by Smith's SCG heroics
Travis Head says Steve Smith's stunning century against New Zealand has injected much confidence in the Australia batting line-up ahead of the final two Chappell-Hadlee Trophy fixtures.
It's that time again ... test yourself against Grandstand's 10-question sports quiz of the week that
Quiz: The sporting week in 10 questions
Think you know your sport? Test your knowledge of the sporting week that was with our quiz.
Is the change to the no-ball law to blame for our fragile fast bowlers?
How a 50-year-old rule change is hurting Australia's pace bowlers
A rule change dating back to 1963 is contributing to the spate of injuries tearing through Australia's pace bowling stocks, according to one expert who is on a mission to change things.
The results are in! And the voting public has officially declared Steve Smith's Sydney screamer the
Smith's screamer voted greatest of all time by you
The people have spoken. Steve Smith's blinding catch in Australia's ODI win over New Zealand at the SCG is the best ever taken by an Aussie.
Ernie Merrick has stood down from his post as Wellington Phoenix coach.
Phoenix coach Ernie Merrick steps down
Wellington Phoenix confirms coach Ernie Merrick has stood down from his post after the team's 2-0 loss to Adelaide United.
Tiger Woods' final round at the World Challenge event was his poorest of the tournament but, more im
Weary Woods slides in final round, completes comeback tournament
A rusty Tiger Woods finishes his first tournament in just over 15 months with a disappointing final round, as Hideki Matsuyama streams to victory in the World Challenge event.
Glenn Maxwell's controversial comments about Matt Wade had nothing to do with him missing the first
Maxwell still in frame for ODI recall: Smith
Steve Smith insists Glenn Maxwell's omission from the first ODI against New Zealand was not due to his Matt Wade comments, and he is available for selection in Canberra.
Liverpool was leading Bournemouth 3-1 with 15 minutes to play. And then things got a little bit craz
Liverpool blow it against never-say-die Bournemouth
Liverpool blows a 3-1 lead at Bournemouth as the determined Cherries surge back to pinch an incredible 4-3 win.
All hail Captain Smudge!
Smith leads Australia to 68-run win over New Zealand in series opener
Aussie skipper Steve Smith leads from the front in a comfortable win over New Zealand in the first Chappell-Hadlee one-day international at the SCG.
Steve Smith is having a day out at the SCG. How does his latest stunning catch rate among the all-t
Where does Steve Smith's SCG screamer rank?
Where does Steve Smith's blinding catch in the first ODI against New Zealand rank in cricket history?
Travis Head was given an opportunity by selectors and took full advantage, while skipper Steve Smith
Head stands tall after being given the nod ahead of Maxwell
Travis Head repays the faith placed in him by selectors, belting a half-century in the first one-day international against New Zealand.