The evergreen Williams is just two matches from a grand slam title that would see her draw level with Margaret Court as the sport's all-time leader.
The former NFL player who famously took a knee during the American anthem to protest racial injustice is the divisive choice for Nike's new ad campaign.
After a career that saw him win four NBA championships with the San Antonio Spurs and a gold medal with Argentina, Manu Ginobili has announced his retirement.
Media were on hand to get their first glimpse of the great Jamaican sprinter in his new guise as a soccer pro as he trained with the Central Coast Mariners.
Political opponents, celebrities and even Melania Trump have joined a chorus of condemnation after Donald Trump described the basketball superstar and philanthropist as dumb on Twitter.
For many years, the name Tendulkar was a feared one in the cricket world as Sachin terrorised bowling attacks. Now, his fast bowler son Arjun is making his U/19 India debut.
France are World Cup champions for 2018, defeating a gallant Croatian side 4-2 in a gripping final. Here, we look back on the goals, upsets, protests and stars that defined the tournament.
Ronaldo will leave Spain for the Italian club in the blockbuster move.
With 37 grand slam victories between them, the two tennis champions are on track to meet again in the Wimbledon final and continue one of sport's great rivalries.
The superstar has agreed to 4-year, US$154 million deal which is likely to create a new contender in the NBA's Western Conference.
The current number one ranked side will not progress past the group stage after a sensational 2-0 loss to South Korea.
The Australian has won the award over Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell and Boston Celtics Small forward Jayson Tatum.
NSW won a thrilling encounter over Queensland 16-10 but the bigger story was the new level of interest the women’s game generated.
The event is taking place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York and has huge ramifications for all 30 of the league’s franchises
Powerhouse nations like Brazil, Germany, Spain and Argentina were expected to dominate the tournament but have all underwhelmed so far
As the World Cup prepares for kick-off, the Virgin founder has written of his hope the tournament can be an “opportunity for the world to put differences aside and join hands as one.”
It’s the strangest story in sports: the President of an NBA team and his alleged secret Twitter accounts.
After 17 years in the high-profile post, Sutherland has given 12 months’ notice.
A statement by two doctors at the Massachusetts General Hospital reveals Loris Karius suffered a concussion during the Champions League final which took place on 26 May 2018.
A long-time rugby union chief will have the job of rebuilding New Zealand Rugby League's culture in the wake of player defections, cocaine scandals and poor performances.
With his larrikin persona and classically beautiful serve-and-volley game, Pat Cash was one of Australia’s favourite sportsmen.
To most kids in Melbourne, AFL stars are already their superheroes, but this will have added meaning when Etihad Stadium is re-branded in September.
With Serena Williams' seeding snub at this year's French Open, players have called on the governing body to introduce special dispensation for those returning from maternity leave.
American states will now be able to legalise sports betting, ending Nevada's long-time monopoly on the lucrative market.
It has been described as the biggest scandal in the history of Australian horse racing, with well-known industry figures found guilty of doping-related offences.
It sent shockwaves through the football world but Ferguson is reportedly recovering well from his emergency surgery.
It’s been an eventful time at the NBL lately, with the Australian league welcoming home Andrew Bogut, its most high-profile signing to date, and presiding over record crowd numbers.
Former Test opener Justin Langer believes he can restore the Australian cricket team's battered reputation in the wake of the Test side's ball tampering in South Africa.
Amazon.com Inc has reportedly agreed to fork out $65 million a year to renew its streaming deal with the NFL for Thursday night fixtures, while at the same time announcing a price hike to its subscription service.
In a packed press conference this morning, Andrew Bogut — the former NBA #1 draft pick — confirmed he had signed a two-year deal in the Australian domestic competition.
Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has reached a $US5 million settlement with the US government and Floyd Landis before the whistleblower lawsuit could go to trial.
Western Australia's Margaret River Pro has been shut down after two separate shark attacks on Monday.
There's nothing left to prove for the champion mare, but a win tomorrow will see her equal Black Caviar's record of 25-straight victories.
Foxtel and Seven West Media have reportedly won the partnership rights to broadcast the cricket, which will result in a swag of blockbuster Big Bash matches being shown exclusively on pay-TV.
There were winners on and off the track at the 2018 Dubai World Cup – with world-class thoroughbreds, stunning fashion and outstanding entertainment.
Australia's summer of tennis is heading to Channel 9, with the network outbidding long-time broadcaster Seven in a whopping $300 million deal.
Brand partners are quickly distancing themselves from Cricket Australia, and players Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft, as the commercial toll of the ball-tampering scandal becomes clearer.
Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland says the investigation has cleared everyone but Smith, Warner and Bancroft of any involvement in the ball-tampering scandal, but a host of big-name former stars have rejected the outcome.
The Socceroos may be withdrawn from the FIFA World Cup in Russia if the British government pulls England from the tournament.
The Roosters will lose CEO Joe Kelly for at least nine months, and Manly COO Neil Bare has also been suspended, as the NRL hands down its punishments for the Sea Eagles' salary cap rorting.
OPINION: Forget Bancroft, make an example of Smith, Warner, and the rest of the so-called leadership group
The cheating by the Australian cricket team has left a proud sporting nation shell-shocked. But Cameron Bancroft should not be the poster boy for this ball-tampering plot.
The list of Mattel's "shero" dolls lengthens as a host of wonder women are honoured with miniature models of themselves.
The former Los Angeles Laker’s Dear Basketball won an Academy Award for best animated short film, continuing a trend towards sports stars taking charge of their own media narratives.
News Corp and Telstra are inching closer to the public listing of the combined Foxtel entity, after the two parties indicated the merger will be finalised within the next four months.
Dick's Sporting Goods Inc has taken the extraordinary steps of removing assault-style rifles from all its stores, and raising the gun-buyer age limit to 21.
South Koreans were left irate when an American commentator said the unthinkable about Japan.
While no athletes have been struck down as yet, more than 100 others have been made bed-ridden as the bug known as the 'cruise ship virus' sweeps through the PyeongChang Games.
The US Vice President is taking the father of late former North Korean prisoner Otto Warmbier to the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics to remind the world of the regime's total disregard for human rights.
Anti-North Korea demonstrators gathered outside Seonhak International Ice Rink on Sunday to protest the formation of a joint Korea ice hockey team, which they see as bowing to pressure from Kim Jong-un.
David Beckham's ownership consortium is celebrating the Major League Soccer's decision to green-light Miami's inclusion in the top-flight competition.
Basketball Australia and the National Basketball League (NBL) have announced a new concept, 3x3 Hustle, which will bring professional 3-on-3 basketball to Australia.
‘He was stopped by the victims, who had to fight through being silenced, being threatened, being mocked’
Predator Larry Nassar will spend the rest of his life in the cold confines of a prison cell, after 160 young women came forward, including decorated Olympians Simone Biles and Aly Raisman (pictured), to testify against the former physician of the US gymnastics team.
Relations seem to be warming between North and South Korea, with the two long-time enemies set to march, train and even compete together at next month's Winter Olympics.
The 12-time grand slam champion blindsided a number of his fellow tennis stars in Melbourne when he revealed a plot to start a players-only union and hold the ATP to ransom.
The Fed Express has tried to shrug off red hot favouritism for the Australian Open, but individual sport's greatest ever prize-money earner has his work cut out doing so.
With Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson to sell his stake at season's end, Diddy has thrown his hat in the ring, saying it is time the NFL had an African-American majority owner.
A cricket match-fixing syndicate which had its sights on the Ashes has had its cover blown after a four-month investigation by The Sun, and an Australian identity has been implicated.
Yankees recruit Giancarlo Stanton has eclipsed the likes of A-Rod and Neymar by inking a contract worth an unprecedented sum.
Highly-respected administrator Raelene Castle has been given the nod to lead the revival of rugby union in Australia.
A 17-month doping investigation has turned up enough evidence to blanket ban the Russians from competing in next year's Olympics in South Korea.
One of Australia's best loved executives has sadly passed away after an inspirational fight with the "worst brain cancer you can get".
Tony Mestrov will take up one of the toughest administration jobs in the country, after being named new CEO of Greyhound NSW.
With rugby union's popularity sinking, the next CEO of the governing body will be asked to pull it from the quicksand.
AFLW won't have its first transgender player next year, as she's deemed too physical.
The Victorian Government has dealt NSW a blow, taking the Emirates Australian Open from Sydney to the Sandbelt in 2020 and 2022. It will also be looking to secure long-term rights after 2023.
He has accused the media of conducting a smear campaign on behalf of rebel FAM members looking to move into the “top seat” of Malaysian football.