Harrington praises Hauser's commitment after world title win

Hervey Bay triathlete Matt Hauser and former coach Brian Harrington together last year.

"It's huge for Hervey Bay, but I was so happy for him.”

Hauser becomes a junior world champ

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.

Matthew Hauser is the Junior World Champion.

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.

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.

Pedersen to represent Australian indoor hockey team in the USA

U.S. TOUR: Maryborough's Trudi Pedersen. The Wallaroos player will represent the Australian Women's Indoor Hockey team in the United States in October.

"I'll basically have to get off my plane and start playing."

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.

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.

Change at the Bulldogs was 'absolutely necessary'

It is the first time Hasler failed to make the finals in his time at the Bulldogs.

Axed: Dogs part ways with Hasler

Sacked Bulldogs coach Des Hasler during a press conference.

Coach has been under intense pressure for over 12 months.

Cowboys spring a Scott selection shock

Cowboys player Matt Scott during the round two clash with Brisbane.

Test prop named in side to face Roosters.

Des Hasler sacked by Bulldogs

Bulldogs coach Des Hasler speaks to the media during a press conference following his team's loss to the Sea Eagles in the Round 4 NRL match between the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles and the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs at Lottoland in Sydney, Saturday, March 25, 2017. (AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

DES Hasler has been sacked by the Canterbury Bulldogs.

Hinkley relieved to extend Power deal

Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley at a media conference.

But it's back to the drawing board for the Gold Coast.

'The decision will be made, I'm not too sure when'

Billy Slater during a Melbourne Storm training session.

Billy Slater has put all talk of 2018 to one side.

Grieving Boyd set for Broncos return

Darius Boyd during a Brisbane Broncos training session at Red Hill.

Teammate Sam Thaiday says club will rally behind skipper.

Speedway hosts third and final SKAA karts round

Maryborough Speedway will host the third and final round of the SKAA Karts Winter Nationals on Saturday.

Karts included as M'boro supermoto club expands

Supermoto action in Maryborough - (L) Dan Williams and Peter Baldwin.

Tinana's former kart track was remodelled, redeveloped and reopened.

M'boro Speedway hosts its biggest Burnouts in years

STOKED: Dave Balfour soaks up the atmosphere after his run in Bad Company, which competed in the V8 class. He finished second to PJ Adams at the Bob Jane T-Mart Burnout Masters Rd 1 at Maryborough Speedway, as part of the Maryborough Auto Extravaganza.

Check out the photos from Maryborough Burnouts.

New speedway canteen to face toughest challenge

NEW DIGS: Paul Swindells in the newly refurbished canteen.

"It's probably been about two months or so in the making.”

Meet the park ranger who loves a doughie

BURNING RUBBER: Joe Meredith puts the pedal down on Maryborough Speedway's Burnout pad.

"There's a lot better quality cars now and they're more reliable.”

Upcoming speedway season ranks as biggest in recent time

REVVED UP: Maryborough Speedway president Wayne Moller believes 2017 could be one of the biggest season's in the club's 60-year history.

It could be the biggest season in Maryborough Speedway's history.

Hancock eyes a big year - and titles - in karts

SKAA Karts Winter Nationals Round 2 at Maryborough Speedway. Standard Heat 1 - Blake Hancock.

Blake Hancock wants to win a Qld title.

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.

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.

Why Pies were wrong to extend Bucks' contract

Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley (left) and club president Eddie McGuire.

The renewal of coach's deal is a call that is difficult to justify.

Nikorima looks back on Melbourne Storm snub

Kodi Nikorima in action for the Broncos

Sticking with Broncos paying off for Kodi

Eels to leave door ajar for Semi Radradra return

To be missed ... Radradra celebrates a try with teammates.

Radradra returning to the NRL as soon as 2018 is a possibility.

End of try drought means no 'nudie run' for Asiata

Beau Scott of the Eels tackles John Asiata of the Cowboys during their semi-final.

JOHN Asiata broke one of the longest try-scoring droughts.

Roosters pair set to win fitness race

Luke Keary (centre) was sent home with food poisoning on Monday.

Luke Keary and Daniel Tupou are expected to fit.

Maroons stars still holding sway over Blues rivals

Cameron Smith is one of a number of Queensland players still involved in NRL finals.

QUEENSLAND fans have yet another reason to gloat.

Talented Broncos no underdogs, says Storm star

Will Chambers says Brisbane will be no pushovers in Friday's preliminary final.

CENTRE Will Chambers says the Brisbane Broncos will be no underdogs.

In-demand Kelly sticking with GWS Giants

Josh Kelly has spurned the Kangaroos advances.

North Melbourne had tabled a mega nine-year deal to lure Kelly back

Cornes: Hinkley to take up Gold Coast offer

Ken Hinkley has been strongly linked to a return to the Suns.

Relations between Hinkley and Power president Koch clearly strained

'Bombastic' Kochie must go

David Koch has reportedly apologised.Source:News Corp Australia

TV personality David Koch in the fight of his life

Matildas coach to change things up against Brazil

Claire Polkinghorne is one of three changes for Tuesday night's clash with Brazil.

Alen Stajcic will ring the changes for clash with Brazil

Lukaku ruins Rooney's return to Old Trafford

Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku celebrates after scoring his side's third goal in the 4-0 win over Everton.

Manchester United ruined Wayne Rooney's return to Old Trafford.

Veteran Redknapp gets the boot from Birmingham

Harry Redknapp has lost his job at Birmingham City.

Harry Redknapp has been axed as manager of Birmingham City.

Hodgson's Palace create unwanted record

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson (right) has plenty of work to do after a fifth straight defeat for his new team.

Crystal Palace create an unwanted new English record.

Matildas hold on for hard-earned victory over Brazil

Lisa De Vanna of Australia throws her arms in the air as she celebrates her opening goal against Brazil.

Aussies aided by audacious volley from Lisa De Vanna.

Spurs teammate sings praises of Harry Kane

Tottenham's Harry Kane (centre) celebrates after scoring his side's third goal against Borussia Dortmund.

Fernando Llorente says striker is one of the best in the world.

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

Brathwaite journey worthwhile as West Indies win

West Indies captain Carlos Brathwaite celebrates after taking the wicket of England's Liam Plunkett to win the T20 match in Durham.

Carlos Brathwaite's long trip worth it.

Aussies may go Head first in one-day opener

Australia's Travis Head during June's Champions Trophy in England.

Australia to meet India in five-match series starting this weekend.

Handscomb called into ODI squad for injured Finch

Australia's Peter Handscomb (right) and Glenn Maxwell celebrate after dismissing Kane Williamson of New Zealand in a ODI in January.

Opener ruled out of the early stages of limited-overs tour of India.

Lyon ready to 'bowl ugly' for Ashes glory

Australia's Nathan Lyon in the field during the second Test against Bangladesh.

Spinner sits a career-best eighth on the ICC's bowling rankings.

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”

Winx brings up 20th consecutive win in style

Champion mare switched into overdrive and swept home in the George Main Stakes.

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.

Winx workout pleases trainer and jockey

Winx, ridden by Hugh Bowman, wins the Warwick Stakes race last month.

Mighty mare preparing for Chelmsford Stakes at Royal Randwick.

Winx in the box seat to continue winning streak

18 down ... Jockey Hugh Bowman, on Winx, is all smiles after winning the Bob Ingham Warwick Stakes in Sydney earlier this month.

Champion one of 12 horses to accept for the 1600m Group 2 feature

Still no answer to mystery Quinton scratchings


Mystery surrounds scratching of all horses from Ron Quinton's stable

VIDEO: Winx overcomes blunder to record miracle victory

Champion mare Winx is lead to a barrier trial at Randwick.

Mare recorded her 18th consecutive win at Randwick.

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.