New twist to Lionel Messi's future: photos

The Argentine striker will leave Paris Saint-Germain in the summer and ponders his next destination

The World Cup message World Rugby have for Sexton, Dupont, Kolisi

There are now just 100 days to go before the 2023 Rugby World Cup kicks off with a humdinger of an opening fixture, the host nation France taking on the All Blacks in Paris on September 8.

Former rugby league star Manu Vatuvei released on parole

Manu Vatuvei was jailed for three years and seven months in March 2022 for importing methamphetamine and amphetamine from India.

Netball fans 'struggling' to get grand final tickets

Calls to rethink ANZ Premiership grand final ticketing after fans miss out.

New Hurricanes coach Laidlaw open to helping All Blacks Sevens towards Olympics

The 45-year-old has officially stood down as the national men's sevens coach, just under 14 months out from Paris 2024.

Enraged Jose Mourinho gives medal to a young fan. Photos

The Roma coach did not like the refereeing and showed it by not accepting the second-place medal.

Tatiana Weston-Webb, the Brazilian surf queen: photos

Porto Alegre-born surfer prepares for 2024 Olympics

Manchester City challenges Bayern Munich for a midfielder. Images

The German club has been monitoring the Croatian footballer for weeks: now, however, there is competition from Guardola.

A bewildered Medvedev is defeated by world No. 172: photos

The Russian tennis player was immediately eliminated in the first round of Roland Garros

Roma, still the penalty curse: photos from Budapest

Mourinho's team yields from the penalty spot to Sevilla.

Maroons win State of Origin double

Queensland has won the opening match of both the womens and mens State of Origin series.

New Zealand eliminated from U20 World Cup by rampant USA

The Kiwi side were outclassed for 90 minutes in Mendoza.

Stars chasing maiden title as Mystics seek to add a second to their coffers

Will it be third time lucky for the Stars or will the Mystics add a second ANZ Premiership title to the trophy cabinet?

Dream scenario unfolding for Warriors over Shaun Johnson's future

Andrew Gourdie explains why the cult hero won't walk away from a club rediscovering the formula for success.

Volkswagen Golf R 333 Limited Edition Revealed: Yes, 333 Cars With 333 HP

The shockingly expensive hot hatch was revealed at 3:33 PM (German time).

Watch: Manu Vatuvei posts to social media after prison release

The 37-year-old was granted parole from his three-year sentence earlier this month.

Isle of Man TT 2023: Harrison ups the pace at midway point of practice week

Dean Harrison upped the pace to a 133.514mph on Wednesday night at the 2023 Isle of Man TT as practice week reaches its midway point.

'It's drive time' for former tennis star Roger Federer

After a career spent navigating the toughest opponents on the court, 20-times major winner Roger Federer will now help commuters navigate the open road, as the newest voice of driving...

PSG: midfield target comes from Serie A. Photo

The Parisian team, despite winning the championship, wants to change several players.

U.S. high school sprinter disqualified for celebrating win

A US high school athlete has had his school's 200m relay team disqualified after he celebrated winning as he crossed the finish line.

Rhys Webb explains his decision to quit Test rugby with Wales

Rhys Webb has become the latest Wales player to announce his retirement from Test rugby before the World Cup.

Suspension upgrade gives Tanak renewed WRC hope in Sardinia

Ott Tanak says a suspension upgrade trialled in a pre-event test has “definitely improved” his World Rally Championship M-Sport Ford Puma ahead of this weekend’s Rally Sardinia.

Ekaterina Alexandrova goes fast, quick win: photos

World No. 23 tennis player beat German Anna-Leman Friedsam in two quick sets

Taylor Fritz wreaks havoc at the end of the game with a gesture: photos

The American, after beating Rinderknech, hushed the fans present at Roland Garros.

Ex-All Black Crotty returns to Crusaders training amid injury crisis

The 34-year-old is back training with his old side for the first time since 2019.

Warriors or bust: Shaun Johnson rules out move to rival NRL club

Off contract at the end of this year, Shaun Johnson says he'll either re-sign with the Warriors or hang up his boots.

Altmaier accomplishes feat and bursts into tears: photos

The German tennis player beat Sinner, qualifying for the third round at Roland Garros

FIFA to release more World Cup tickets

FIFA will release close to 250,000 more tickets for next month's women's football World Cup in New Zealand and Australia.

'Beast' flies in for ceremonial Webb Ellis Cup handover to France

The countdown towards the start of the 2023 Rugby World Cup ramped up on Tuesday evening when Tendai Mtawarira, the retired Springboks prop forward, arrived in Paris for the ceremonial handing over of the Webb Ellis Cup from the holders South Africa to host nation France.

Caroline Wozniacki: "he remains one of my best friends"

Caroline Wozniacki: "he remains one of my best friends"

Villeneuve ends WEC campaign with Vanwall after being dropped for Le Mans

Jacques Villeneuve has withdrawn from the remainder of his planned World Endurance Championship campaign with Vanwall Racing squad after being dropped for next month’s Le Mans 24 Hours.

Formula E commentator Nicholls sacked over “inappropriate behaviour”

Long-standing Formula E commentator Jack Nicholls has been sacked from his role following an investigation into “inappropriate behaviour”.

Dame Valerie Adams plays on

New research shows a majority of young girls don't have a sporting role model, but a new campaign is aiming to change that - with a very famous face. For someone who’s inspired countless Kiwis to pursue their sporting dreams, Dame Valerie Adams never had a sporting role model of her own. Adams has won four Olympic shot put medals - two of them gold - but the bronze she claimed in Tokyo, as a mother of two, inspired mums to return to elite sport....

The best scorers in the history of Manchester City, the ranking

The ranking of the greatest Sky Blues scorers of all eras, in all competitions.

Whitelock confirms move to France

Sam Whitelock is moving to France following the Rugby World Cup.

The 10 best footballers in the history of Serie A. Images

Sportal asked artificial intelligence which are the 10 best footballers who have played in the Italian league. Here is the list.

Lionel Messi-PSG: official farewell. The stages of his experience in France

Signed for free in the summer of 2021, the Argentine champion will leave the team this summer and likely return to Barcelona.

Dhoni's delayed retirement delights fans

MS Dhoni has announced he will not retire after winning a fifth IPL title.

WRC Sardinia: Lappi pips Tanak to lead after super special opener

Hyundai’s Esapekka Lappi has claimed an early lead at the sixth round of the World Rally Championship in Sardinia after winning Thursday night’s super special stage.

The players who lit up the nine Rugby World Cups

With 100 days to go to the Rugby World Cup, RugbyPass revisits the feats of those who set the global showpiece ablaze

"No reason to panic" over Alfa missing its 2023 F1 targets, says Bottas

Valtteri Bottas says "there's no reason to panic" despite his Alfa Romeo Formula 1 team so far failing to meet the targets it had set for 2023.

The world's highest paid athletes from 1990 to 2023: photos

A review of the highest-paid athletes on the planet from 1990 to 2023

Punter lands windfall from 14-year-old bet on Tongue debut

Tim Piper bet on an 11-year-old Josh Tongue would play a test match for England

Super Rugby Pacific: Blues v Highlanders at Auckland's Eden Park - Live

Join us at 7pm, as the southerners try to clinch their spot in the playoffs.

The 10 richest basketball players in the world: Top 10 assets

A ranking of the richest basketball players and former players on the planet

How Blues captain Papali'i secured an early return from suspension

Dalton Papali'i will be back to face the Highlanders on Friday, a week early from his three-game ban for a dangerous tackle.

Red Bull: Mid-season aero reduction might impact Aston Martin's F1 2023 bid

Helmut Marko believes Aston Martin Formula 1's impending reduction in development time will make it harder for the Silverstone team to keep up its Red Bull challenge.

Depleted Brumbies look to secure home advantage

The Canberra side will be without key players for their final round robin clash.

Bundesliga: most valuable players expiring between 2023 and 2024. Photo

The German league is home to so many champions: some of them may leave their clubs on a zero-parameter basis.

West Ham, Rice's successor arrives from Manchester City: photos

The London club must find a replacement for Declan Rice, who will leave the team in the summer