Olympic gold medallist Luke Roberts will return to cycling's UCI ProTour next year, debuting with German team Milram at the Tour Down Under.Tour Down Under race director Mike Turtur confirmed Milram's rider list on Monday for event in Adelaide next January.
England has Oxford-Cambridge, in the United States it's Yale-Harvard and now Australian rowing wants to tap into the rivalry between Melbourne and Sydney.
Ashley Callus has seized ownership of the title of Australia's fastest swimmer by breaking Eamon Sullivan's 50m freestyle record at the AIS International in Canberra.
Australia have been handed a dream draw for the defence of their women's basketball world championship crown in the Czech Republic next year.
Leisel Jones has provided her strongest indication she is ready to carry on and become the first Australian swimmer to compete at four Olympic Games.Clearly encouraged after breaking two world shortcourse records this month in Berlin, triple Olympic gold medallist Jones is talking about the 2012 London Games with fresh enthusiasm.
Dual Olympic medallist Jared Tallent surprised himself as he overcame adverse conditions to record a career-fastest time in winning the Australian 50km road walk championship. Racing in pouring rain through gathering puddles in Melbourne, the 25-year-old from Ballarat clocked 3:38.56s on Sunday
Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt and Jamaican-born United States' 400 metres runner Sanya Richards were named athletes of the year.
Jamie Dwyer has reconfirmed his status as one of the world's best players by scoring a hat-trick of goals in Australia's 8-2 win over Spain in the first Test in Perth. In what was Australia's first match against Spain since they were knocked out of the gold medal race at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the Kookaburras were determined to come out on top in the opening game of the two-Test series.
A young, untried Australian combination has ridden the fastest teams pursuit time in this country, posting only the second mark under the magical four minutes.
Although competitiveness is natural in any sporting team, the term took on a new meaning yesterday for the Kookaburras as they put down their hockey sticks to compare moustaches as part of the Movember challenge