How former MMA champion prepares for his bouts

Hervey Bay grappler Greg Atzori. 'The Tarantula' will compete at Hex Fight Series 12 on November 24.

How Greg Atzori will prepare for Hex Fight Series bout.

Roberts ready for new challenge

STEP UP: V8 Dirt Modifieds driver Phillip Roberts.

Roberts ready to drive Dirt Modified.

Everything to gain for top-flight modlites field

WIDE BAY TITLE: National Modlites president Robert Hardy is excited about the sport's future.

The Modlites will race for the Wide Bay Title.

State solos riders inch closer to the Qld title

SPEED: Brandon Coglan in action at the JTR Team Challenge in September.

The Qld Solos Title will be held on December 9.

Atzori's set for Hex Fight Series debut

READY: Greg Atzori will compete at Hex Fight Series 12 tonight.

Greg Atzori will make his on Hex Fight Series debut on Friday night.

Coast claims strongest junior driver base in Queensland

Abby Peall with the chequered flag after a quarter midgets race last year.

About 50 juniors will compete this weekend.

Queensland Sidecars Title rescheduled for February

NO CHANCE: Motorcycling Queensland referee Kevin Apps informs riders that the meet has been cancelled due to the rain.

The title was originally set for November 18.

Top coaches say they're not looking at Socceroos' job

Aloisi and Arnold says they're concentrating on their club's futures and not Ange Postecoglou's old job

Mariners have the desire, but need the wins

Alan Baro returns to the Mariners against the Phoenix in New Zealand

Mariners coach Paul Okon says his team must cut out the mistakes

Matildas want to keep their winning run going

Australia's Emily van Egmond says the Matildas need more wins to become a world power

Emily van Egmond wants more success for Matildas

This weekend will decide Man U's hopes for EPL title

Paul Pogba is back for Manchester United this weekend

Teams in the hunt for the EPL title have to stand up

Myles retires after illustrious NRL career

Nate Myles has decided to end his rugby league career.

Maroon workhorse prop Nate Myles has retired

Fittler gets nod as NSW Origin coach

New NSW Blues coach Brad Fittler

NSW names Brad Fittler as State of Origin coach for 2018

England at full strength for Tonga semi-final

England has cleared Kevin Brown to play against Tonga in the World Cup semi-final after suffering a head knock against Papua New Guinea

Brown and Sam Burgess fit for World Cup semi-final against Tonga

Qld Sidecar Titles cancelled at Maryborough Speedway

The Qld Sidecar Title will be held at a later date after rain and track condition cancelled the November 18 event.

Ex-world champion out to regain his Qld title

World champion sidecar driver Darren Treloar, pictured in 2012, will be in action at Maryborough this weekend.

New South Welshman Darrin Treloar held five titles last year.

The journey from Xtreme Games to a 15-year sidecar career

ON TRACK: Jeff Godfrey and Clayton Cahill will be forced to qualify for the Qld Sidecar Titles at Maryborough Speedway.

The horror spinal injury brought an end to his BMX career.

Schofield hopeful he and Pomeroy can succeed

Antony Schofield and Luke Pomeroy battle Peter Lewis and Don Morris at JTR Team Challenge.

Antony Schofield confident of Qld Sidecar Title success.

Dirt Modifieds return to Maryborough Speedway

NEXT WEEK: V8 Dirt Modifieds will return to Maryborough Speedway next week, the last hit-out ahead of the Queensland titles on February 17, 2018.

A look ahead to Maryborough Speedway's upcoming events.

Keleher's driven to be the best

DETERMINED: Zane Keleher (right, Z22) will line up as part of a packed support solos field at Maryborough Speedway on Saturday night. The Rockhampton rider is driven by a determination to be the best.

Zane Keleher will ride at Maryborough on Saturday.

Racing runs in the family for Tayissa

READY TO RACE: Tayissa Richters will be competing in the Junior Sedans section at the Maryborough Speedway.

The 12-year-old will compete in her first race this weekend.

How Chooks got their man

Cooper Cronk celebrates after the Storm's grand final triumph.

The Roosters' pitch for Cooper Cronk was surprisingly simple.

Steve Waugh's quest to help kids

Former Australian cricket captain Steve Waugh with Xavier Kitchin, 5 of Scottsdale. Xavier is one of several Tasmanian recipient of a grant from the Steve Waugh Foundation. Picture: LUKE BOWDEN

Aussie cricketer turns attention to sick children.

premium_icon AFL tatts: the good, the bad and the ugly

Jake Stringer has a new gut tattoo. Ben Cousins got one of those a long time ago.

We look at some of the best and worst player tattoos.

RLWC: The 118kg weapon the Kiwis are banking on

Nelson Asofa-Solomona, in action for the Storm this season, is set to make a huge impact for New Zealand.

He could be New Zealand's not-so-secret weapon

'The Matildas are our life, our passion, our everything'

Sam Kerr of Australia celebrates after scoring against Brazil at Pepper Stadium in September.

Superstar Sam Kerr opens up on the state of football in Australia.

Boxing legend's son stepping out of dad's shadows

Australian boxer Tim Tszyu reacts after defeating Mark Dalby in February.

Tim Tszyu is ready to prove he's his own man.

Wallabies take note: How to beat the All Blacks

Sekope Kepu is tackled by Rieko Ioane during game 1 of the Bledisloe Cup at ANZ Stadium in Sydney

The Wallabies need to play like cornered animals again.

Craig Bellamy is worth $3 million

MORE SUCCESS: Storm coach Craig Bellamy after Melbourne's grand final win.

Craig Bellamy deserves to be the highest paid person in rugby league

Kent: Storm are good, but they're not the greatest

Overrated? ... the 2017 NRL premiership winners.

Timing is always essential when it comes to assessing great teams

Durkin: Class should live happily ever after

PRIZE: Storm captain Cameron Smith and Cowboys captain Gavin Cooper with the trophy at Luna Park in Sydney.

It is a fiction, a legend, a romance and a fantasy.

Ikin: 2017 vintage is best Storm side in this great club's history

GREAT CLUB: Storm coach Craig Bellamy has turned his club into one of the greatest sides.

"The Storm are now as the dominant franchise in our game”

AFL Grand Final: Dusty presents dilemma for Dimma

KEY MAN: Brownlow Medallist Dustin Martin prepares for the grand final.

Forward or midfield for Martin the choice for Richmond coach

Fittler gets nod as State of Origin coach say insiders

Brad Fittler is favoured to be appointed coach of the NSW State of Origin side.

Brad Fittler expected to be confirmed as NSW State of Origin coach

Canadian banned for biting Jillaroo

Janai Haupapa of Canada has been accused of biting. Picture: AAP

Janai Haupapa has been rubbed out of the World Cup for biting.

League Immortal charged with child sex offences

League immortal Graeme 'Changa' Langlands has been arrested on indecent assault charges. Picture: Gregg Porteous

The offences allegedly occurred on the Gold Coast in the 1980s.

Mata’utia exits as Knights overhaul continues

Matalena Mata'utia with her Newcastle boys Pat, Chanel and Sione.

Chanel Mata’utia the latest player to exit Newcastle.

Meninga points to rugby league power shift

Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga watches on during a training session.

Kangaroos coach says shock loss signals new beginning

Chapman: Legends a 'great night out'

RUN: Denis Chapman in action.

Chapman: Legends a 'great night out'

COMING IN TO LAND: Roche takes over at Eagles

Darryn Roche is the new coach of The Waves for next year.

The Waves Aussie Rules side has a new coach for next season

Why I wanted out of Adelaide: Cameron

Charlie Cameron hit the track with the Brisbane Lions on Monday. Picture: AAP Images

Charlie Cameron explains why he left Adelaide to join the Lions

Hunter appointed Bombers coach for 2018 season

Bomebrs coach Darren Hunter. Bay Power v Hervey Bay Bombers. AFL Wide Bay preliminary final at Coulthard Oval, Bundaberg.

Darren Hunter was appointed as Hervey Bay Bombers coach for 2018.

Matildas star in doubt for China clash

Steph Catley grimaces after being trampled on in Australia's clash against China in Melbourne.

Steph Catley stepped on in series opener against China

Jets smash 10-man Victory

Melbourne Victory’s Mark Milligan lunges at Newcastle’s Daniel Georgevski and is sent off.

MARK Milligan saw red for Melbourne Victory in defeat.

Sam Kerr should play for the Socceroos

Matildas star Sam Kerr (centre) celebrates scoring against China on Wednesday night.

Sam Kerr states her case as best Aussie footballer man or woman.

Insight: Postecoglou's decision to quit unpacked

Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou (left) announces his resignation as FFA CEO David Gallop watches on.

Simon Hill on Ange's Socceroos exit: Why has he quit now?

Spurs kick Real out of top spot

Tottenham's Heung-Min Son, right, scores a goal during the UEFA Champions League match against Borussia Dortmund.

Tottenham lead way in UEFA Champions League

Cummins has a special home debut

Pat Cummins (left) celebrates after trapping England captain Joe Root leg before wicket on day one of the first Ashes Test in Brisbane.

Joe Root's wicket a career highlight for Pat Cummins

Series could be an Ashes cagefight

England newcomers James Vince (left) and Mark Stoneman were far from overawed at the Gabba on Thursday.

The Ashes could go down to the wire.

Cummins cuts loose in emotional home debut

Pat Cummins traps Joe Root in front.

Pat Cummins enjoys good opening day of first home Test.

LIVE: Australia vs. England, first Test at the Gabba

James Vince of England bats during day one of the First Test Match of the 2017/18 Ashes Series between Australia and England. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

SHAUN Marsh and David Warner have been passed fit to play

England gets early advantage in Ashes opener

England captain Joe Root leaves the field after winning the toss and electing to bat on Day 1 of the First Test match between Australia and England at the Gabba in Brisbane.

England to bat after winning toss

Sharni Layton named for return

SHARNI Layton has been named to make her return to international netball, with the defender in the 14-player squad to tour in January next year.

Laura Langman leaves Sunshine Coast Lightning

OUT: Laura Langman has decided to leave the Sunshine Coast Lightning and return to New Zealand.

ONE of the Lightning's top players has decided to leave

New Thundercats coaches: Bay's Tracey Riley steps up

SEASON STARTS: The first squad training session for The Waves Wide Bay Thundercats will be held on Sunday.

For Riley, it's her chance to show all the hard work has paid off.

Diamonds cement top spot with clean sweep

Gabi Simpson regains possession for the Diamonds in their battle against the Silver Ferns. Source: AAP

"We put everything out there in those last four games”

It's Kiwis and us for Games gold

Australia's Caitlin Bassett (centre) says it will be a Diamonds-New Zealand final for the netball gold medal at next year's Commonwealth Games.

Bassett says it's Australia and New Zealand for Games gold medal

Perfect start for Sunshine Coast Lightning, says coach

Lightning players celebrate their win in the Super Netball grand final over the Giants in June.

Grand final rematch perfect start for Lightning.

Super Mum back to play Super Netball

Laura Geitz (second from right) is making a return to Super Netball.

Laura Geitz to make netball comeback.

Winx owners eyeing another Plate

CHAMPION mare Winx is taking a break following her third Cox Plate win, but the offers are coming for her next campaign. And one owner says talk of an overseas...

Rocky jockey tells all on secret culture crippling riders

Rockhampton based jockey Ash Butler about to head out on the track at Callaghan Park.

Ashley Butler opens up on his battles rising through the ranks

Almandin headlines Lloyd’s Zipping assault

Almandin, front, with jockey Kerrin McEvoy board wins the Melbourne Cup horse racing at the Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016. Heartbreak City, rear, came second. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

Williams wants to win race named after one of his favourite horses

premium_icon Williams already planning next Melbourne Cup raid


Lloyd Williams begins quest for seventh Melbourne Cup

Jockey suspended over horse punch


Jockey Dylan Cabouche suspended after punching horse prior to race

SHEIKH IT OFF: Ultimate Cup loser’s $1.1b fail

The Melbourne Cup’s greatest tragic.

Racing giant has lost $614 million chasing success in Australia

Melbourne Cup: All the flashing, brawling and passing out

A cheeky racegoer flashes her undies as she turns a picnic blanket into a cape. Picture: Joe Castro/AAP

Drunken debauchery was again the order of the day.

Young gun fires in Australian Open

Cameron Davis upstaged some of the world's best golfers with a sizzling eight-under-par 63 to lead after day one of the Australian Open

Day sets sights on final-round showdown

Jason Day fires a fairway shot during the Australian Open Golf Championship Pro-Am at The Australian Golf Club in Sydney.

Jason Day tees up in Australian Open Championship

Jones won't be left out in the Open

BRING IT ON: Former champion Matt Jones is ready to take on the best in the world at the Australian Open this week

Matt Jones keen to tackle Spieth and Day in Australian Open

New Day rises for run at golf's No.1 spot

Jason Day is looking to get back in the winners’ circle.

Day climb starts at Australian Golf Club