Miles' day at the races

PAST THE POST: Ron Goltz on I'm Favulous in first place, followed by Madeleine Wishart on Mohaka River (NZ), and Melody O'Brien on Eldarion in race one.

Annual race meet draws a 1200-strong crowd.

One division for men's AFL competition

AUSSIE RULES: The 2018 men's competition will now be competed across one division.

Stronger sense of community for AFL competition.

Bulldogs hold sign-on meet

READY FOR ACTION: Harry Smith, Charlie Redgen, Dylan Taylor, Anthony Horswood, Damian Pearson, Moses Neliman, Damien O'Brien, Simon Burke, Christopher Davies and Jake Zerbst at the Bulldogs sign-on evening.

Club hopeful after good numbers and 'great vibe' kick off 2018.

2018 tennis season hits off

SOCIAL FUN: Lachlan Paerau and Brady Forde are glad to have the social tennis season back for another year.

First comp of the year underway.

Target shoot victory for Australia

CHAMPIONS: Graham Sells (fourth from left) with his Australian F Class Open Trans-Tasman teammates G. Thomas , D. Shallis (captain), L. Reynolds , G. Warrian (wind coach) , A. Vanwyk and L. Rozsnyai.

Chinchilla local's first cap for his country.

Touch comp to go ahead after AGM

TOUCH SAVIOURS: Chinchilla Touch Association members Regan Bender (treasurer), Mel Wolski (secretary), Paul Ellem (president) and Rachel de Jonge (vice-president).

The senior Touch competition in Chinchilla will go ahead this year.

Saints go all out in big meet

GO BIG: Luke Bidgood in action during the weightlifting meet in Toowoomba at the weekend.

Miles weightlifting club shines in comp

LeBron joins greats with third All-Star MVP

IN case there was any doubt, LeBron James reminded everyone who the best basketballer on earth is at the All-Star game.

Star Blue cops ban for head punch

Tayla Harris has been offered a one-match ban for striking. Picture: Michael Klein

Tayla Harris has been slapped with a one-match ban.

England rolls out red carpet for Winx

Jockey Hugh Bowman wins a trial race aboard Winx during The Star Chinese Festival of Racing at Randwick Racecourse in Sydney, Saturday, February 17, 2018. (AAP Image/Rafal Kontrym) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

English roll out red carpet for Winx.

Hunt future unclear despite dropped drugs charge

Rugby union player Karmichael Hunt leaves the Magistrates Court in Brisbane on Monday, February 19, 2018.

KARMICHAEL Hunt set to face an independent code of conduct hearing.

Queensland stay top after draw at the MCG

Marnus Labuschagne of Queensland on his way to 100 not out on day four at the MCG.

Queensland stay top after draw at the MCG

BREAKING: NRL acts on Smith elbowing incident

Cameron Smith drops his elbow onto Matt Parcell's head.

NRL acts on Cameron Smith elbowing incident in WCC

Backyard wrestles and PS4 forging Red V’s next big thing

Luciano Leilua during St George Illawarra Dragons training at WIN Stadium.

Backyard wrestles and PS4 battles forging Red V’s next big thing

Back off Melbourne — Simmons belongs to Newcastle

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Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons is a Novocastrian

Lutkins and Lions ready to do battle in AFLW

COURAGE: Kate Lutkins was a dominant force for the Brisbane Lions in the first season of AFLW.

Lions looking for grand final revenge against Crows

Teen star faces his biggest test in Melbourne

Alex de Minaur  celebrates  at the   Sydney International .

Long tipped to be a star, Alex de Minaur is now in the spotlight

'Big Three' complete an unprecedented treble

Billy Slater with the NRL trophy after the Storm's grand final win.

YEAR IN REVIEW: Smith, Slater and Cronk made clean sweep in 2017.

'I thought my Roar career was history'

Thomas Kristensen returns from injury for Brisbane Roar.

Roar midfielder Thomas Kristensen feared he would never play again

Wade's low blow in Big Bash final humiliation

Matthew Wade’s dismal summer got even worse.

What happened to Matthew Wade in the BBL final?

OPINION: Why I'm tired of Tomic

Tomic, at 25-years-old, needs a break from the spotlight.

Open admiration: All aboard the Chung bandwagon

Hyeon Chung will battle Roger Federer for a spot in the Australian Open final.

Matt Seaniger climbs on board as Hyeon Chung prepares for Federer

OPINION: New coach a good choice, now deliver

Sometimes your new best friend can be someone who is a former enemy

Ball is in their court: players can make choice

Rafael Nadal before injury forced him out of his quarter-final clash against Marin Cilic.

Players need to realise injuries are part and parcel of their trade

Baker ready for next challenge

Chelsea Baker in action

Busy Baker talks up new players for world class event

Wayne Bennett to stay on as England coach

Wayne Bennett will be confirmed as England coach for a further two years in the coming days. Photo: Hannah Peters

WAYNE Bennett to be England coach for a further two years.

Season-ending heartbreak summed up in a tweet

Darcy Lussick looks like missing the majority of the 2018 season after suffering an ankle injury on Saturday night. Photo: Gregg Porteous

Sea Eagles prop Lussick confirms season-ending injury via Twitter

JT injury ‘fast-tracked’ Morgan’s rise as playmaker

Michael Morgan is expected to play against the Storm in a trial this weekend.

Cowboys star Matt Scott praises Michael Morgan for stepping up

Lodge hype grows after Brisbane debut

Matt Lodge had a great Brisbane Broncos debut during the Gold Coast Titans pre-season trial.

Matt Lodge’s NRL hype grows after stunning Brisbane debut

A-League frustration as AFLX adds to pitch woes

16/02/18 Poor pitch condition at Hindmarsh Stadium after last nights AFLX event. photo Calum Robertson

Adelaide coach Marco Kurz frustrated by AFLX being held at Hindmarsh

Fagan says AFLX too fast for fans

CHANGES NEEDED: Chris Fagan says AFLX needs to change some rules.

Fagan says AFLX is too fast for fans

AFLX’s ‘tacky bulls***’ backfires

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA — FEBRUARY 15: Nathan Murphy of Collingwood and Brayden Ainsworth of West Coast push and shove during the AFLX match between Collingwood and West Coast at Hindmarsh Stadium on February 15, 2018 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Mark Brake/Getty Images)

Reaction to AFLX’s polarising inaugural night

Higuain injury blow risks Juve’s UCL, Serie A hopes

Juventus' forward Gonzalo Higuain.

JUVENTUS top scorer Gonzalo Higuain suffered a sprained ankle.

Magic of the Cup! Minnows’ 93 min gem stuns Spurs

Steve Davies of Rochdale AFC celebrates scoring.

Rochdale force replay with Spurs in FA Cup.

Scorned fiancee traps star’s mistress

Chelsea Lovelace felt Christoforou's wrath.

Saido Berahino’s fiancee called off their wedding

Shocker! United’s FA Cup clash marred by more VAR outrage

Manchester United's Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku celebrates

Manchester United’s first taste of VAR has resulted in confusion

‘It helps us’: Barca equal insane record in CL test run

Barcelona's Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez (2L) congratulates Barcelona's Spanish defender Jordi Alba (L)

BARCELONA have equalled an incredible club record.

Lynn: I can pull off something special

Chris Lynn is looking to get among the runs at Eden Park on Wednesday.

Aussie star Chris Lynn relishing another T20 shot at New Zealand

Tiny ground no barrier for buoyant Aussies

Andrew Tye rues a near miss against the Kiwi openers on Friday night.

Eden Park no barrier as unbeaten Aussies

Middle finger salute backfires horribly

Ben Wheeler had a night to forget.

Talking points from Australia’s record-breaking T20 win over New Zealand

‘Unlikely’: Stokes won’t be rushed back into action

Ben Stokes is free to play cricket for England again — but when will he return?

BEN Stokes has been cleared for takeoff in his England comeback bid.

Fish & spit: How Stoinis won over cricket’s roughest crowd

Marcus Stoinis smashed a brutal century on his last Eden Park appearance.

Marcus Stoinis happy to head back where to his beginnings

Warne joins IPL’s Rajasthan Royals

Shane and Liz continually locked lips during the Sheik of Tweak’s final season in 2011.

Shane Warne rejoins Royals a decade after leading them IPL glory

Firebirds take aim at Lightning ahead of new season

THE Firebirds got out of their "Brisbane bubble” and had a training session in enemy territory.

Why Laura Geitz is back, baby

Laura Geitz with cancer survivor Brooke Kaluzyn ahead of a charity walk.

Policy that paved way for Laura Geitz's return to Diamonds netball

Diamonds can be found in regional netball

ON COURT: Caitlyn Nevins competes with Lightning's Madeline McAuliffe last season.

Vice-captain says it don't matter where you come from

Netball Diamonds missing Sharni Layton

Diamonds captain Caitlin Bassett will lead Australia at the Games.

Gun missing from Australian netball team for Commonwealth Games

Netballers ready for action

CHAMPIONS: Chinchilla Indoor Netball 2017 season finals winners 'Wobbly Bits'.

Mixed and women's comps set for next week.

New mum Laura Geitz praises netball for support

Laura Geitz delighted to be back in the frame for the Commonwealth Games.

"I hoped it wouldn’t be a distraction having Barney there."

Royal Ascot route works for Hayes’ straight-shooter

REDKIRK Warrior’s affinity for straight course racing could carry the import back to England after his stunning Black Caviar Lightning success at Flemington.

Promising Coast jockey injured after horse dies during race

Tiffani Brooker riding number 5, Pennion at Coastline BMW 3 Series 2yo Classic Qtis Added Stakes Plate.

A rising star in the Coast jockey scene has been hospitalised

What it’s really like to ride Winx

You take the reins: A glimpse at what jockey Hugh Bowman sees when riding our greatest racehorse. Picture: Supplied

Hugh Bowman takes punters for a ride on Winx with jockey cam

Baker lets Nature take its course

Addictive Nature Race 6 — 3:05PM MONACO CUP — MING DYNASTY QUALITY (1400 METRES). Winner 'Addictive nature' ridden by Tim Clark. Trained by Bjorn Baker. (NEWS CORP/Simon Bullard)

ADDICTIVE Nature is ready to live up to the hype.

Icon primed for Apollo mission

Prized Icon will line up in the Apollo Stakes at Randwick on Saturday.

Apollo Stakes: Prized Icon well placed to strike in feature sprint

Thompson targets country champs glory

Free Standing won the Country Championships Final at Randwick last year.

Port Macquarie first stop on road to Country Championships Final

Fresh Cash’s $1m Adelaide target

Super Cash (left) beats Flamberge in the Rubiton Stakes at Caulfield. Picture: Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images

Super Cash set for Robert Sangster Stakes for trainer Andrew Noblet

Reporter, golfer argue over nude shoot

Paige Spiranac delivered a jaw-dropping response to a reporter who questioned her decision to pose for Sports Illustrated.

Scott eyes return to ball-striking best

Adam Scott says he'll need to rediscover his ball-striking if he's to compete in the LA Open.

Adam Scott reveals changes as he looks to rediscover his game

Streaker takes over PGA tournament

Adam Stalmach, who faces charges of indecent exposure and disorderly conduct, was seen flailing around naked for roughly five minutes before being taken off the course by security.

The Phoenix Open event was held up by a drunk streaker.

‘Totally ridiculous’: Idiot fan kills Tiger

Tiger Woods reacts after missing a putt on the 13th hole of the South Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course during the final round of the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Fan screws up putt for Tiger Woods with ill-timed ‘In the hole!’