Dual world champ Hauser chases Games selection

Australian triathlete Matthew Hauser crosses the finish line to become the Junior World Champion at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Matt Hauser is in a four-horse race for the vacant positions.

Plan to bring skateboarding back to the Bay

GOING PRO: Jared Rees will be attending Skate Titans at Rock Off Hervey Bay next week. FULL STORY: PAGE 28

The plan is to bring skateboarding back to Hervey Bay.

Wide Bay to enter the Shane Watson Cup

PINNACLE: Steve Collins will act as coach for the Shane Watson Cup side.

Wide Bay starts its season on October 8.

Only eight weeks until the Hervey Bay 100

Hervey Bay Triathlon Club - Hervey Bay 100, Scarness Park -  Destry Gourlay.

The countdown to the Hervey Bay 100 has reached 57 days.

Craig's sure to be ready for Super Sedans season

Speedway: Super Sedans Matt Williams and Craig Shaw.

It wasn't hard for Craig Shaw to get involved in motorsport.

Bigger tides make perfect opportunity to target whiting

Koby and Brian Chorley enjoying some school holiday fishing with a longtail tuna.

The Urangan Pier has had a recent run of big spanish mackerel.

Better fishing on warm Fraser Coast days

9: And lastly we received a lovely thank you from Reef Sanders who caught another trophy threadfin this time on his newly donated rod and reel from us here at Freedom and Samaki. Cheers mate and keep up the good work!

The Mary and Susan rivers have also been a popular location.

League chiefs make crucial call on State of Origin coach

Blues' decision leaves door ajar for Maguire, Hasler to replace Daley

Former trainer pleads guilty after Twitter outburst

Former horse racing trainer Peter Moody has been fined $3000 after an outburst on Twitter.

Former trainer Peter Moody fined $3000 for Twitter outburst

Cahill hints he will keep going for City

Socceroos veteran Tim Cahill is primed for a big season with Melbourne City.

Socceroos veteran reveals he's keen to play on in A-League

Saints march on with player signings

Shane Savage (right) is congratulated by St Kilda teammates Blake Acres and Sebastian Ross.

Savage, Lonie sign new deals as St Kilda looks to complete roster

AFL coach pushing for US flavour

Melbourne coach Simon Goodwin has suggested dividing the AFL teams in conferences.

Melbourne mentor has called for conference-styles fixture

Aussie skipper says rot must stop

Australian batsmen Glenn Maxwell is stumped by India's Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the one-day clash in Kolkata.

Smith lays blame on batsmen after another collapse against India

Cheika settles on squad ahead of Boks clash

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika looks on during a Captain's Run training session, at Allianz Stadium, Sydney, Friday, June 24, 2016. The Wallabies play England tomorrow in the third Test of the 2016 England Series. (AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts) NO ARCHIVING

Coach keeps changes to a minimum as Wallabies look for win

Huge weekend a preview of bigger events to come

It is one of Maryborough Speedway's biggest weekends since the new season started but it is shaping as a preview of even bigger dates to come.

Coyne's keen to ride in front of his home crowd

HOMETOWN HERO: All eyes will be on Maryborough's Joel Coyne, who will race for Far North Queensland at the JTR Team Challenge.

Joel Coyne will ride in front of his home crowd on Saturday.

Ellis eyes race day at one of her 'favourite tracks'

LOVE THE SPORT: Libby Ellis in action during the SKAA Karts Winter Nationals.

Brisbane's Libby Ellis will race at Maryborough on Sunday.

Snow set to scorch speedway at team challenge

TIME TO SHINE: Tyson Snow, one of Queensland's premier riders, will be in action at Maryborough Speedway.

If there is anything Tyson Snow knows, it's how to ride a bike.

Speed demons to show skills at speedway meet

FAST TRACK: Joel Coyne will compete in the 500cc Solos at this weekend's Maryborough Speedway.

Full throttle action at Speedway

Scooter scene explosion could lead to a big event

Fraser Coast Small Wheels, Tinana - Hayden Baldwin on a scooter.

The number of scooter riders is exploding.

Speedway hosts third and final SKAA karts round

GREEN LIGHT: Maryborough Speedway will host SKAA Karts Winter Nationals Round 3 at the Tinana track today. 54 drivers have nominated. Entry is free.

Gates open at 10am. Entry is free.

Cameron Smith still shouldering the load

Melbourne Storm veteran Cameron Smith will play his 356th NRL game this weekend.

Phil Rothfield chats with the NRL's soon-to-be games record holder.

Hodkinson opens up on year tinged with tragedy

Trent Hodkinson of the Newcastle Knights in action.

He takes a breath and shakes his head. "It's been a tough year.”

Why Cameron Smith snubbed the Broncos' big bucks

Cameron Smith of the Storm runs with the ball.

In 2014 the Storm legend had the bags already packed in his mind.

Bear necessity: Alastair Lynch's sliding door moment

LION KING: Alastair Lynch in action for the Lions

Lions great recalls the time he left Fitzroy

Pearson completes remarkable comeback at world titles

Australia's Sally Pearson celebrates after winning the gold medal in the women's 100m hurdles final during the World Athletics Championships in London

Victory puts Pearson on the pedestal of Australia's sporting greats

Lockyer admits to feeling pressure as Maroons selector

Former Broncos player and current Queensland State of Origin coach Kevin Walters (left) chats with former Broncos teammate and current Maroons selector Darren Lockyer.

It's a job that comes with a high level of scrutiny.

Ranting players as bad as whingeing coaches

Referee Ashley Klein sends James Maloney of the Sharks to the sin bin during the NRL elimination final against the Cowboys.

Players charging towards referees has become a disgraceful look.

Cronulla and Manly undone by their errors, not the referees'

Sharks coach Shane Flanagan (left) and captain Paul Gallen.

Coaches let themselves down on the weekend.

Storm is rolling on, but history warrants caution

Storm players and officials pose with the J.J. Giltinan Shield, awarded to the NRL premiers, after the round 26 NRL match against the Canberra Raiders.

Past seasons say the Storm are most vulnerable on grand final day.

What started Panthers' Moylan crisis

Matt Moylan of the Penrith Panthers in action.

Player has concerned Penrith for some time, reveals Paul Kent.

Time for Suns to let Ablett leave

Geelong's Patrick Dangerfield (left) competes with Suns player Gary Ablett.

Superstar inquired about a trade back to Cats at the end of 2016.

Thanks James - we respect you too

James Maloney of the Sharks spills the ball under the tackle of Ryley Jacks and Felise Kaufusi of the Storm in round 14.

Sharks star under fire for "accessories” comment.

League great rates Cowboys real shot

North Queensland Cowboys players go through their paces at training in Townsville ahead of their preliminary final against the Sydney Roosters.

Lewis warns Roosters will need to be wary of fired-up Cowboys

Cowboys 'wouldn't waste energy' playing Scott mind games

Matt Scott of the North Queensland Cowboys training at 1300 SMILES Stadium in Townsville.

Todd Payten admits there's a concern prop could re-injure himself.

Wally Lewis reveals how Brisbane can win finals showdown

Wally Lewis at Suncorp Stadium with his Kangaroos and Maroons jerseys.

"The Broncos are certainly capable of knocking over the Storm.”

Bellamy tells Storm to seize the moment

Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy (left) talks with captain Cameron Smith.

"You don't get these opportunities too often.”

'There has never been any pressure on any player to play'

Corey Oates during the Brisbane Broncos' captain's run.

Wayne Bennett has hit back over the Corey Oates concussion saga.

Racists remarks against refs leads to season bans

Referee called a 'cheat' after match

Hot Ayres rises as Suns candidate

Former Adelaide Crows coach Gary Ayres has emerged as a candidate for the Gold Coast Suns' coaching role.

Gary Ayres eyes return to AFL coaching ranks after impressing in VFL

Coaching choice could sway Ablett, says Ling

Suns player Gary Ablett during the round 15 match against the Kangaroos at Metricon Stadium.

Ex-teammate unsure of the two-time Brownlow Medallist's future.

Ex-Lions teammate not surprised by Cats coach's success

Cats coach Chis Scott (left) speaks to runner Nigel Lappin.

Scott brothers had unrivalled determination, says Nigel Lappin.

United's Lukaku wants 'racist' chant to end

Fans have been singing songs about Romelu Lukaku's penis.

ROMELU Lukaku has spoken out over the "racist” song row.

The first Buccaneers player has been revealed

OPPORTUNITY: Former Launceston City player Ben Brookfield signed with the Wide Bay Buccaneers.

The first Buccaneers player has been revealed.

Matildas star says best is yet to come

Chloe Logarzo during a Matildas training session in Sydney.

Australian women's football team has captured nation's attention.

Popovic praise for Wanderers' tenacity in win

Wanderers striker Oriol Riera (centre) celebrates scoring one of his two goals against Blacktown City in the FFA Cup quarter-final.

WANDERERS boss Tony Popovic has hailed his side's character.

Bosnich backing second-tier Aussie football league

Western Sydney Wanderers celebrate victory in the penalty shoot out against Blacktown City.

Mark Bosnich says Australia must have a second division.

Rashford at the double as United eases through in Cup

Manchester United's Marcus Rashford (centre) scored twice in the 4-1 win over Burton Albion.

Rashford double helps United to Cup success.

Khawaja says he's learnt from past mistakes

Queensland Bulls captain Usman Khawaja has his sights on winning this season's domestic one-day cup.

"The more you harp on it the worse it gets.”

Spinner Zampa says Aussies have bowlers to turn to

Australia's Adam Zampa is looking forward to game two of the ODI series with India.

No doom and gloom in camp, says Zampa.

Bairstow brilliance leads England to big win

England's Jonny Bairstow celebrates after reaching a century against the West Indies.

JONNY Bairstow century leads England to victory.

Injury-prone paceman daring to dream again

Australia cricket player Nathan Coulter-Nile (second from left) celebrates after Ajinkya Rahane's wicket during their first one-day international.

Nathan Coulter-Nile has set his sights on a Test debut.

Sutherland leads tributes to Bob Holland

Bob Holland has died aged 70.

CRICKET Australia boss James Sutherland has paid tribute Bob Holland

Aussies rue missed chances after opening ODI defeat

Steve Smith trudges from the field after being dismissed.

Tourists come up short in run chase

Diamonds coach rings changes for Constellation Cup

SELECTORS have made the bold move to drop midcourt star Madi Robinson from the Diamonds' team for next month's Constellation Cup against New Zealand.

New Swifts coach aiming to take team back to the top

New NSW Swifts netball coach Briony Akle.

Briony Akle takes over from Rob Wright.

Diamonds loss 'simply unacceptable', says coach

Courtney Bruce (right) of Australia defends Te Paea Selby-Rickit of New Zealand.

Captain and coach not happy with defeat to Kiwis.

Kiwis cut Diamonds down to size

TOO GOOD: Courtney Bruce tries to defend against Te Paea Selby-Rickit in Invercargill.

NZ produced its biggest win over the world No.1 since 2015.

Diamonds wary of hurting Silver Ferns

Caitlin Bassett of Australia during the Quad Series clash with South Africa in Canberra.

Australia is in the box seat to claim the Quad Series honours.

Diamonds winning streak intact, but only just

Caitlin Thwaites starred for the Diamonds. Photo:AAP

"They certainly kept edging back at us”

Next stop Flemington for super mare Winx

Winx is being set for an unprecedented third successive Cox Plate

How Madison Hose and Pirate earned their way to the national championships

WORKING HARD: Madison Hose on Pirate working on her jumping and (right) the pair after the short session.

They will compete at the nationals from September 18 to 20.

Winx brings up 20th consecutive win in style

Winx, ridden by Hugh Bowman, wins the George Main Stakes.

Champion mare swept home in the George Main Stakes.

Plan to make Fraser Coast All Breeds Show bigger

Fraser Coast All Breeds Show Horse Coordinator Cate Puschmann on Alpine Park High Fashion at another local competition.

About 75 horse will compete at the event, to be held on October 7-8.

Tough trot to titles for Hervey Bay rider Roos

NATIONALS: Deziree Roos in action.

Roos will compete in the tetrathlon and as part of the quiz team.

Winx impresses in training ahead of shot at win No.20

Winx, ridden by Hugh Bowman, runs past the finish line during a training session at Rosehill.

Mighty mare preparing for Group 1 $500,000 George Main Stakes.

Is Winx losing her aura?

STREAK INTACT: Hugh Bowman rides Winx to victory in the Chelmsford Stakes for her 19th straight win.

That picket fence is still intact but eyebrows are being raised.

Katherine Kirk comes up just short in major championship

KATHERINE Kirk said she was happy despite missing out once more at a major championship.

Aussie Leishman takes out BMW Championship in style

Marc Leishman reacts after winning the BMW Championship at Conway Farms Golf Club.

AUSTRALIAN Marc Leishman has scored a superb wire-to-wire victory.

Leishman determined not to make same mistakes

Marc Leishman leads the BMW Championship at Conway Farms, Chicago.

AUSTRALIAN Marc Leishman searches for third win.

WATCH: Day's hole-in-one overshadows fellow Aussie's blitz

Jason Day leaves the 18th hole after the second round of the BMW Championship.

Marc Leishman is leading the BMW Championship after two rounds.