NSW Blues player Damien Cook in training in Sydney.
A look at the past results shows there is some advantage to a team playing at home and winning the first game in State of Origin.
Primary school-aged boys and girls can play in mixed teams until they reach high school, our research suggests.
Girls in primary school are just as physically capable as their male classmates, our research shows.
The peloton climbing the road to Col de Pailheres, Pyrenees.
Everything you need to know about how elite cyclists tackle the slopes of the Tour.
Dylan Hartley: is there more to captaincy than skill?
What does being a captain entail? Is it more than just playing well and winning?
Roosters (here playing against the Rabbitohs in Sydney last Friday) are odds-on favourite to win this year’s grand final. But are they the really the best team to take out the 2015 title?
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Is it age or experience that counts in the teams challenging for this years's NRL Grand Final? Or do we need to look deeper into the game statistics?
No 38 Jarryd Hayne tries to avoid a tackle as he plays for the San Francisco 49ers against the Dallas Cowboys during his third preseason NFL game in the US.
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Three down, just one preseason game to go before Australian Jarryd Hayne will know if he's made it play for the San Francisco 49ers in the competitive US NFL season.
Australian Jarryd Hayne (right) is attracting much attention as he plays for the San Francisco 49ers against Dallas Cowboys in pre-season NFL game.
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Jarryd Hayne is wowing crowds and commentators with his play on the American football field in the US. His years in Australian rugby league may have a lot to do with his star performance.
Performance review. Froome approaches the Champs Elysees.
It's not enough to be an elite athlete these days, you have to construct your own narrative for success.
Watch where the foot falls if you want to avoid a costly no ball.
Good fast bowlers add plenty of spice to the game of cricket but they’re also prone to bowling no-balls. If they just started their run ups from a little further back most could probably eliminate no-balls…