Shocker! United’s FA Cup clash marred by more VAR outrage

Manchester United's Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku celebrates

Manchester United’s first taste of VAR has resulted in confusion

NBA boss drawn into Aussie conspiracy

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No conspiracy says NBA boss.

Freak injury forces Goffin to retire

David Goffin of Belgium (L) reacts after an injury during his semi-final singles match against Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria for the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam on February 17, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / ANP / Koen Suyk / Netherlands OUT

Ball hits David Goffin in eye.

Baby joy for Cooper Cronk and Tara Rushton

Tara Rushton & husband Cooper Cronk. Picture: Instagram

Cooper Cronk and Tara Rushton expecting baby.

‘It helps us’: Barca equal insane record in CL test run

Barcelona's Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez (2L) congratulates Barcelona's Spanish defender Jordi Alba (L)

BARCELONA have equalled an incredible club record.

Athletes feel heat as weather worries grow

Mack Horton said the Queensland heat is hard to adjust to.

Horton expresses Gold Coast heat concern as swimming trials loom

Tigers promising in Cowboys disappointment

A SLICK Wests Tigers spine has silenced a packed house in Cairns, spearheading a dominant 30-16 win in a bright start to the preseason on Saturday night.

Mbye looks forward to first foray as Bulldogs fullback

CHANGE OF ROLES: Moses Mbye is set to play fullback after recent seasons in the halves.

It's very unfamiliar territory for the Noosa product.

Gubb expected to add gusto to Raiders pack at Kawana trial

ON THE CHARGE: Charlie Gubb in action for the Warriors last year.

Sam Williams, Aiden Sezer set to start in the halves in the trial.

Middle finger salute backfires horribly

Ben Wheeler had a night to forget.

Talking points from Australia’s record-breaking T20 win over New Zealand

Dubler drives to decathlon victory

Cedric Dubler after winning the decathlon at the Commonwealth Games trials.

CEDRIC Dubler has scored a big win at Commonwealth Games trials.

Backyard wrestles and PS4 forging Red V’s next big thing

Luciano Leilua during St George Illawarra Dragons training at WIN Stadium.

Backyard wrestles and PS4 battles forging Red V’s next big thing

Back off Melbourne — Simmons belongs to Newcastle

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Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons is a Novocastrian

Lutkins and Lions ready to do battle in AFLW

COURAGE: Kate Lutkins was a dominant force for the Brisbane Lions in the first season of AFLW.

Lions looking for grand final revenge against Crows

Teen star faces his biggest test in Melbourne

Alex de Minaur  celebrates  at the   Sydney International .

Long tipped to be a star, Alex de Minaur is now in the spotlight

'Big Three' complete an unprecedented treble

Billy Slater with the NRL trophy after the Storm's grand final win.

YEAR IN REVIEW: Smith, Slater and Cronk made clean sweep in 2017.

'I thought my Roar career was history'

Thomas Kristensen returns from injury for Brisbane Roar.

Roar midfielder Thomas Kristensen feared he would never play again

Wade's low blow in Big Bash final humiliation

Matthew Wade’s dismal summer got even worse.

What happened to Matthew Wade in the BBL final?

OPINION: Why I'm tired of Tomic

Tomic, at 25-years-old, needs a break from the spotlight.

Open admiration: All aboard the Chung bandwagon

Hyeon Chung will battle Roger Federer for a spot in the Australian Open final.

Matt Seaniger climbs on board as Hyeon Chung prepares for Federer

OPINION: New coach a good choice, now deliver

Sometimes your new best friend can be someone who is a former enemy

Ball is in their court: players can make choice

Rafael Nadal before injury forced him out of his quarter-final clash against Marin Cilic.

Players need to realise injuries are part and parcel of their trade

Unexpected threat to Big Four of tennis

Roger Federer continues to lead the way at Grand Slam events.

The next crop of tennis superstars are pounding at doors of Big Four

Burgess backs away from boozy Super League promise

Sam Burgess will remain in Rabbitohs colours for a while yet.

Sam Burgess backs away from boozy promise to return to Super League

Thurston: The one man Cowboys can’t afford to lose

Michael Morgan, coach Paul Green and fullback Lachlan Coote are three Cowboys off contract at the end of the 2018 season. Photo: Phil Hillyard

Thurston says coach Paul Green is Cowboys’ most important signing

Tough love: Former Storm larrikin’s Munster advice

Cameron Munster of the Storm.

Brett Finch says Melbourne's the best place for Munster to mature

Leeds fume over referee-gate in WCC rule switch

Craig Bellamy and Leeds Rhinos CEO Gary Hetherington pose with the World Club Challenge trophy.

Leeds Rhinos fuming over two referees for World Club Challenge

‘I thought you were taking the piss’

Sia Soliola being rescued from the surf.

'Send your kids to Nippers so heroes like this legend here can save silly rocks...

Fagan says AFLX too fast for fans

CHANGES NEEDED: Chris Fagan says AFLX needs to change some rules.

Fagan says AFLX is too fast for fans

AFLX’s ‘tacky bulls***’ backfires

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA — FEBRUARY 15: Nathan Murphy of Collingwood and Brayden Ainsworth of West Coast push and shove during the AFLX match between Collingwood and West Coast at Hindmarsh Stadium on February 15, 2018 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Mark Brake/Getty Images)

Reaction to AFLX’s polarising inaugural night

Finally! FFA sets date for A-League expansion

2017/18 A-League Season Launch. (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)

A-League to get two new clubs for 2019-20 season

‘I hope he rots’: Ex-PL coach guilty of 43 sex-abuse charges

Barry Bennell was jailed for nine years in 1998 after pleading guilty to sexual offences.

Barry Bennell found guilty of 43 charges of sex-abuse

Roos lynchpin seals vital pre-World Cup transfer

Australia's Trent Sainsbury celebrates.

Trent Sainsbury confirms transfer to Swiss side Grasshopper Zurich

Phenomenal numbers to prove Ronaldo is King of Europe

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo.

The Champions League is Ronaldo’s stage.

Freak Liverpool omen after record UCL away rout

Liverpool's Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Salah.

Reds rout as Firmino, Salah, Mane strike

Matildas confirm pre-Asian Cup farewell clash

Sam Kerr and Chloe Logarzo of the Matildas celebrate.

Matildas v Thailand: Perth date, venue confirmed pre-Asian Cup

Fish & spit: How Stoinis won over cricket’s roughest crowd

Marcus Stoinis smashed a brutal century on his last Eden Park appearance.

Marcus Stoinis happy to head back where to his beginnings

Warne joins IPL’s Rajasthan Royals

Shane and Liz continually locked lips during the Sheik of Tweak’s final season in 2011.

Shane Warne rejoins Royals a decade after leading them IPL glory

‘Not guilty’ Stokes to join England tour

England cricketer Ben Stokes arrives at court in Bristol.

Ben Stokes pleads not guilty to affray, matter to be tried by jury

Kiwis condemn England to another defeat

James Vince looks back as he walks off. (AAP Image/SNPA, Ross Setford)

New Zealand condemn England to another tri-series defeat

Quilpie stay on target

A Redcaps player delivers a sweet cover drive.

Quilpie keep pressure on Railways

Smith ‘excited’ to return after low spell

Smith admitted he wasn’t enjoying his cricket. (Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

Steve Smith prepares for South Africa Tests.

Firebirds take aim at Lightning ahead of new season

THE Firebirds got out of their "Brisbane bubble” and had a training session in enemy territory.

Why Laura Geitz is back, baby

Laura Geitz with cancer survivor Brooke Kaluzyn ahead of a charity walk.

Policy that paved way for Laura Geitz's return to Diamonds netball

Diamonds can be found in regional netball

ON COURT: Caitlyn Nevins competes with Lightning's Madeline McAuliffe last season.

Vice-captain says it don't matter where you come from

Netball Diamonds missing Sharni Layton

Diamonds captain Caitlin Bassett will lead Australia at the Games.

Gun missing from Australian netball team for Commonwealth Games

New mum Laura Geitz praises netball for support

Laura Geitz delighted to be back in the frame for the Commonwealth Games.

"I hoped it wouldn’t be a distraction having Barney there."

Shooting combination to be 'unstoppable'

STRIKE POWER: The Lightning's Cara Koenen in action.

LIGHTNING'S attacking trio is looking set to be "unstoppable” force

Baker lets Nature take its course

ADDICTIVE Nature is ready to live up to the hype and end a jinx on three-year-old colts that stretches nearly three decades in the Group 2 Apollo Stakes.

Icon primed for Apollo mission

Prized Icon will line up in the Apollo Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

Apollo Stakes: Prized Icon well placed to strike in feature sprint

Thompson targets country champs glory

Free Standing won the Country Championships Final at Randwick last year.

Port Macquarie first stop on road to Country Championships Final

Fresh Cash’s $1m Adelaide target

Super Cash (left) beats Flamberge in the Rubiton Stakes at Caulfield. Picture: Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images

Super Cash set for Robert Sangster Stakes for trainer Andrew Noblet

Civil duties elsewhere as Weir aims at NZ

MERCURY TASMANIA, SPORT, HORSE RACING, FEBRUARY 10, 2018. Civil Disobedience (John Allen) records an effortless win in the Tasmanian Derby at Elwick yesterday

New Zealand on the radar as Civil Disobedience chases second Derby

Marshall’s homecoming off to flyer

Taylor Marshall and Cornrow surge to the front on Saturday. Picture: Trackside Photography

Marshall’s homecoming off to flyer with smart Doomben triumph

Hot racing ahead for first meet of year

SHE'S BACK: French Flame will be keenly watched.

Perfect weather on the cards

Reporter, golfer argue over nude shoot

Paige Spiranac delivered a jaw-dropping response to a reporter who questioned her decision to pose for Sports Illustrated.

Scott eyes return to ball-striking best

Adam Scott says he'll need to rediscover his ball-striking if he's to compete in the LA Open.

Adam Scott reveals changes as he looks to rediscover his game

Streaker takes over PGA tournament

Adam Stalmach, who faces charges of indecent exposure and disorderly conduct, was seen flailing around naked for roughly five minutes before being taken off the course by security.

The Phoenix Open event was held up by a drunk streaker.

‘Totally ridiculous’: Idiot fan kills Tiger

Tiger Woods reacts after missing a putt on the 13th hole of the South Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course during the final round of the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Fan screws up putt for Tiger Woods with ill-timed ‘In the hole!’