NATIONAL: The old man and the orphan horse. It sounds a little like a fable, or a long lost Ernest Hemingway novella, but it is a little known narrative set to play out at Flemington on Saturday.
No sparring, 21 kilograms to lose and without his regular team, UFC heavyweight champion hopeful Mark Hunt knows the odds of victory are stacked against him.
More than 3000 people have died trying to cross the Mediterranean this year, but still they come, in unprecedented numbers. It's an unfolding tragedy that everyone agrees must be stopped - but there is an increasingly bitter divide over how.
North Melbourne will be forced to pick up key defender Cameron Delaney as a rookie or else pay him out for another year after he was one of eight Kangaroos delisted on Friday.
The letters that spell out ANZAC have been stolen from the commemorative site at the North Beach in Turkey.
Shane Flanagan is back as Cronulla coach after the NRL lifted his ban.
The federal government has reluctantly agreed to climate change being on the agenda at the G-20 summit in Brisbane - but discussions will come under the heading of energy efficiency.
The Southern Stars' Alyssa Healy is bracing for a big-hitting onslaught from the West Indies.
A Perth man flying home from Chile has been detained in New Zealand after getting so drunk he became aggressive towards cabin crew and passengers on a flight to Melbourne.
While nothing else makes him happier than to share his life with horses with his family, there is a tiny part of him that still wonders whether he could have made it in another sport. But these days David Hayes’ youthful football dream is been played out for him by his three sons.