Muscat seething over Victory's schedule

The Victory's round-seven clash with Wellington at Westpac Stadium will now take place on Tuesday, January 17 - four days before another away game in Perth.

Arsenal looking to shore up squad with new deals

Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez (centre) celebrates with teammates Mesut Ozil (right) and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain after scoring against West Ham.

Club is in contract negotiations with 10 players.

'Bradman of women's cricket' wants team effort

Melbourne Stars batter Meg Lanning in action for the Southern Stars.

Stars and Thunder to clash in Women's Big Bash League.

Langer to fill in for Lehmann as T20 coach

Justin Langer coaching the Perth Scorchers.

WA coach to take charge of Australia's T20 team in February.

Army training pushes Firebirds to their limits

Queensland Firebirds leader Gabi Simpson.

Military-style training camp has team steeled.

Nigerian bobsleigh team aiming for Winter Olympics

The team from Russia celebrates after winning gold in the men's four-man bobsleigh competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Female team is determined to create a sequel to Cool Runnings.

Blues shift Origin training base north

NSW coach Laurie Daley speaks to the media.

NSW will move its training base to just 10km from enemy territory.

Why a PGA win would be extra special to Leishman

Australian Marc Leishman at the World Cup of Golf at Kingston Heath in Melbourne last week.

The 33-year-old will be joined Down Under by his wife and boys.

Young gun Matt Renshaw fires up nerves of mum and dad

NEW BOY IN TOWN: Matt Renshaw poses at the Adelaide Oval this week.

Baby-faced son prepares to face up to a red-hot South Africa.

Johnson joins list of freak sporting injuries

Steve Johnson in action for the GWS Giants this season.

In wake of Giant's injury, we look at 10 other unlucky incidents.

Dark times made Johnson wish he was injured

Australia's Mitchell Johnson bowls to England's Ian Bell on the third day of the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval in 2015.

Bowler didn't want to play the game, let alone bowl for his country.

Ireland's win caps remarkable year of upsets

Ireland's CJ Stander celebrates after his side's win over New Zealand in Chicago.

Has there ever been a year like this?

Play it again, Sam: young Bull keen to keep impressing

Sam Heazlett of Queensland bats against Victoria at the Gabba last season.

Left-hander is fit and raring to go after an injury lay-off.

Aloisi needs to focus on Roar's battle with form

Roar player Jade North on the ground in the game between Melbourne City and Brisbane at AAMI Park.

Sometimes saying nothing is the best policy.

Who's been the best import in A-League history?

Bruno Fornaroli of Melbourne City.

Phil Dillon lists his top five that have graced the competition.

Keane a perfect fit for the A-League

Former Irish international striker Robbie Keane.

The Wanderers would appear to be favourites to sign Robbie Keane.

Buck stops with Kidwell after disappointing Four Nations

Shaun Kenny-Dowall of the Kiwis failed to repay his coach's faith in him.

If David Kidwell is to continue as Kiwis coach he'll need some help.

Kiwis flop on game's biggest stage

Australia's Josh Dugan looks to offload during the Four Nations final.

This felt like the bad old days against the Kangaroos.

Reformed Kangaroos give Barba a positive vibe

Josh Dugan in action for the Kangaroos.

Watching the Four Nations final should prove a door is still ajar.

Contract clauses to stop NRL players trialling in NFL

NRL players Jason Taumalolo (left) and Valentine Holmes in Santa Monica.

NRL teams are looking stop players trying to make the NFL.

Relaxed Lockyer is still legend in eyes of fans

TIME: Darren Lockyer didn't knock back one fan at Mooloolaba yesterday.

Queensland legend gives time on the Sunshine Coast.

'I hope people remember the damage it caused'

LEGEND: Queensland captain Darren Lockyer is carried from the field by Cameron Smith and Ashley Harrison after winning State of Origin 3 against New South Wales at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane in 2011.

Queensland legend pleads for ARL Commission to resolve issues.

Bennett backed as England boss

Wayne Bennett has support as England boss.

Bennett gets chief's support.

Cleary named in Blues' emerging Origin squad

Penrith Panthers rookie Nathan Cleary.

Laurie Daley has wasted no time in getting rookie into Blues system.

Nines designs inspired by Maori culture

Alex Glenn models the Broncos' Nines strip.

Alex Glenn and Jordan Kahu had a hand in the Broncos' jersey.

Collingwood and Carlton to open AFLW season

Nicola Stevens of Melbourne Uni during the women's VFL grand final in September.

Ttwo of the game's oldest rivals will kick off the new era.

Swans name Kennedy as skipper for 2017

Sydney Swans player Josh Kennedy.

Sydney has bucked its own trend by naming one skipper.

Why has Nambour been axed by footy club?

PAST GLORY: The Nambour and Hinterland AFC Seniors celebrate their fourth consecutive premiership title with a convincing 63-point victory over Logan City in the 2011 AFL Queensland State Association Division Two Premiership.

Major changes take effect at battling Palmwoods-based club.

Brawling teammates' fines to be used to repay fans

Jermaine Beckford of Preston North End.

Incident labelled an "embarrassment” by manager Simon Grayson.

A-League clash has heavyweight expectation

Sydney FC's Sebastian Ryall (left) and Melbourne City's Tim Cahill battle for possession during the FFA Cup final at AAMI Park in Melbourne last month.

John van't Schip knows the importance of the meeting with Sydney FC

Fragile Foxes take a beating

Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri.

Leicester City thumped 5-0.

Sydney FC seeks revenge for cup final loss to City

Michael Jakobsen of Melbourne City goes up for a header.

League leader was beaten for the first time this season in decider.

Arsenal tops group but Wenger wary of draw

Arsenal's Lucas Perez scores to take the score to 3-0 for Arsenal against Basel.

Gunners enjoy a 4-1 success in Basel.

'Hopefully this spurs on a few more boys to sign up'

Brisbane Roar captain Matt McKay.

Matt McKay has agreed to a one-year contract extension.

'Slowly slowly' for Aussie quick Pat Cummins

IMPRESSIVE: Pat Cummins celebrates after taking the wicket of New Zealand's Kane Williamson at Canberra's Manuka Oval on Tuesday.

Lehmann resisting temptation to rush bowler back into the Test team

Premiership still eludes prolific runscorers

IN ACTION: Brett Milini.

Coast teams' last chance to impress before Christmas.

Move may be best for unsettled Maxwell, says Border

Australia's Glenn Maxwell plays a shot during their second Twenty20 cricket match against Sri Lanka in Colombo in September.

The Victorian all-rounder needs to get himself "sorted out”

No changes for Australian squad

Matt Renshaw has kept his spot in the Test squad.

AUSTRALIAN selectors name unchanged squad.

Haddin says tough times will make Smith a better captain

Captain Steve Smith (right) looks on to vice-captain Brad Haddin at the Gabba in 2014.

Former Test player remains an ardent supporter of skipper.

Neesham: NZ copped spray from coach after thrashing

New Zealand's Jimmy Neesham (left) makes a run with batting partner Martin Guptill.

The latter stages of Aussie innings were ugly for Black Caps.

Lightning strikes a chord with fans

THE Sunshine Coast Lightning continues to gain momentum, ahead of its inaugural campaign.

Get your hands on the hottest tickets in town

SIGN US UP: Sunshine Coast Lightning's first foundation member Stephanie Wood, with young fans Harper Christian, April Romagnoli, Maggie Princehorn, Mia Stahl, Kirra Osborn and Elouise Gleeson at Caloundra Indoor Stadium.

Innovative membership packages could be game-changer for fans.

Lightning coach hasn't seen intensity like this before

THE TEAM: Sunshine Coast Lightning players. Back: Madeline McAuliffe, Karla Mostert, Cara Koenen, Erena Mikaere, Caitlin Bassett, Geva Mentor. Front: Stephanie Wood, Kelsey Browne, Laura Scherian, Laura Langman.

Players impress in pre-season training.

Lightning urges you to join their super netball journey

PRIMED: The Sunshine Coast Lightning squad: Stephanie Wood, Kelsey Browne, Laura Langman, Geva Mentor, Caitlin Bassett, Cara Koenen, Erena Mikaere, Madeline McAuliffe, Karla Mostert and Laura Scherian.

Inaugural season membership packages go on sale on Monday.

Coast netball team a force to be reckoned with

READY: Sharp-shooter Caitlin Bassett has arrived on the Sunshine Coast to train as a Lightning player.

Goalshooter joins Lightning teammates

Lightning's stars welcomed to pre-season training

STAR PLAYER: Caitlin Bassett of the Australian Diamonds will get into training with the Sunshine Coast Lightning this week.

Caitlin Bassett and Laura Langman are set to join proceedings.

NETBALL: Aussies and Kiwis to join forces?

Laura Langman of the Silver Ferns is surrounded by Diamonds players during game 2 of the Constellation Cup netball test series between the Australian Diamonds and the New Zealand Silver Ferns at The Silverdome, in Launceston, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016. (AAP Image/Scott Gelston) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Taurua's links to New Zealand could help form partnership.

Mare returns to the track in a big way at Corbould Park

IT was an imposing performance from the Jeff Lloyd-steered mare after a considerable time off the track.

Top English jockey to ride for Godolphin down under

Jockey James Doyle at Warwick Farm in 2015.

James Doyle has ridden 17 Group 1 winners in four countries.

Veteran race caller Greg Miles set to retire

Racer caller Greg Miles in the broadcast box at Moonee Valley last year.

The voice of Victorian racing has called the most Melbourne Cups.

Shocking fall behind him, Wiggins wins at Corbould Park

FIRST: Ryan Wiggins hits the line with Hudson County.

JOCKEY bounces back from spectacular incident.

Oliver's hometown hopes rest on Mackintosh

Jockey Damien Oliver will ride Mackintosh in the Railway Handicap in Perth.

Race win has eluded jockey despite his annual visits to Perth.

Top jockey wants Justice in Railway Stakes

Junoob, ridden by Douglas Whyte

South African heading to Perth

Nolan goes into bat for Doomben 10,000

Toowoomba trainer Michael Nolan has added his voice to a growing industry chorus speaking against a proposed move to revamp Queensland's famous Doomben 10,000.

Officials weighing up future of historic Queensland horse race

Ko must take control of her life, says ousted coach

Pressure from close-knit family affecting her game

Test for Q School hopefuls at Noosa Springs

TALENTED: Kota Kagasaki during the Queensland PGA Championship at Toowoomba in 2012. He's one of the hopefuls at Noosa Springs this week.

There's plenty at stake at this week's event.

Coleborn collects top award from Invincibles Junior Tour

RISING STAR: Lochie Coleborn - best junior golfer on the Coast

Young gun recognised as Sunshine Coast junior golfer of year.

Matsuyama the hero in Bahamas

Hideki Matsuyama, right, of Japan, poses with Tiger Woods after winning the Hero World Challenge golf tournament raising money for the Tiger Woods foundation.

Hideki Matsuyama has stolen the headlines from Tiger Woods.