Stan Wawrinka, the 2015 French Open champion, is out of this year's competition, beaten by a wild card from Paris, Corentin Moutet.
Jordan Thompson gave it his all but the Australian's French Open date with Rafael Nadal ended, predictably, with him feeling nothing but angry helplessness.
Defending champion Barbora Krejcikova and four-time grand slam winner Naomi Osaka have both exited the French Open at Roland Garros in the opening round.
A year after moving 'upstairs' to become Borussia Dortmund's technical director Edin Terzic has returned to the Bundesliga's club's dug-out as head coach.
Naomi Osaka has said she may not play at Wimbledon as there are no ranking points at stake, but world No.1 Iga Swiatek will compete at the London grand slam.
Nick Riewoldt has called on the AFL to give players more support when they leave the league, after ex-teammate Sam Fisher's arrest on a drug trafficking charge.
Experienced but injury-plagued midfielder Omar Abdulrahman has been recalled by the UAE for their World Cup playoff with the Socceroos in Qatar next month.
Nick Riewoldt has pleaded with the AFL to assist players post-football after the sad revelations his former teammate Sam Fisher. And the player union’s response was deemed inadequate.
St Kilda coach Brett Ratten is out of contract this year but no longer appears on shaky ground after a 7-3 start to the AFL season.
Defending champion Barbora Krejcikova has lost in the first round of the French Open with four-time grand slam champ Naomi Osaka also out at Roland Garros.
West Coast captain Luke Shuey is expected to face the Western Bulldogs on Saturday despite being subbed out in the club’s loss to Greater Western Sydney on Sunday.
West Coast coach Adam Simpson has not ruled out dropping out-of-form senior players, including forward Jack Darling, but admits his hands are tied selection-wise with the Eagles’ nest currently empty.
A former AFL star believes Adam Simpson must be stronger on his players - some of whom are ‘out of shape’ - and seize back control of the locker room at the slumping Eagles.
Daria Saville is back as Australia's No.2 woman player after racing to a quick win at the French Open over Greek qualifier Valentini Grammatikopoulou.
New Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag has set out his vision for the club and announced former England boss Steve McClaren as one of his assistants.
Just hours after being pipped for the Premier League title by Manchester City, Liverpool have signed forward Fabio Carvalho from Fulham.
Rostropovich will be a first-up Belmont Sprint starter on Saturday after tackling two Melbourne Cups and Group 1 races in four countries.
Fremantle forward Sam Switkowski is facing suspension after being referred straight to the AFL Tribunal for a dangerous chicken wing tackle.
Justin Chadwick and Shayne Hope
Jack Bird has re-signed with St George Illawarra on a two-year deal, with both he and the NRL club having a mutual option for a third season.
Patrick Dangerfield will have to complete a mid-season training block to strengthen his injured calf before returning to bolster Geelong's AFL finals push.
Sydney FC have named the replacement for outgoing CEO Danny Townsend, with long-serving executive Adam Santo being promoted into the role.
‘Chicken wing’ tackles are rarely seen in the AFL, and Fremantle forward Sam Switkowski could pay a high price after being sent directly to the tribunal. WATCH IT HERE
There's plenty of commentary on the AFL umpires after a weekend where there were several contentious free kicks paid.
Some of cricket’s biggest names will help farewell Andrew Symonds at a public memorial event this week.
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