The AFL has written to all of its clubs asking them to keep mum on controversial on-field incidents after being displeased with the manner in which the Brian Lake choking case was played out in the media.
Richmond has not committed to keeping admired former captain Chris Newman for a 14th season, nor to a late-season recall for what could be a farewell game for Jake King.
Israel Folau and Henry Speight will be two of the biggest names included in Ewen McKenzie's Wallabies squad for the looming Rugby Championship when it is announced on Wednesday.
Why the long face? ACT Brumbies mascot - Brumby Jack - has been forced to buy a ticket to the biggest Australian rugby derby in more than a decade after NSW officials banned him from the Allianz Stadium sideline on Saturday night.
Sydney Swans defender Nick Malceski has put off contract talks with the club until the end of the season, when he will become an unrestricted free agent.
The sun finally broke through after a morning of mayhem at Tullamarine Airport, as thousands of passengers had their flights delayed, diverted and cancelled due to Melbourne’s unseasonable fog.
To Geelong's surprise, even if some late-season musical chairs in the ladder's upper reaches was to end with the "perfect storm" of four Victorian-based games in the first week of September, it's highly unlikely to prompt a repeat of last year's historic first final at Simonds Stadium.
As the north-eastern city of Kharkiv got on with its business on a dank morning, expectant pockets of foreigners gathered in the forecourt of the city's imposing railing station.
Why the long face?
Waratahs coach Michael Cheika says victory over arch rivals the Brumbies is the only way to silence his side's critics
It may have been one of the worst night’s to be out, but that didn’t stop the Port ...