If the FFA thinks the A-League has a problem with flares, they might want to cast their eyes to Serbia, where a Red Star Belgrade player, rather than a fan, unwittingly set fire to the team bus during a victory parade.
The North Sydney Bears add the former NRL player to their books in defiance of a South Sydney Rabbitohs' threat to walk away from the feeder club arrangement the pair have held for over a decade should they do so.
Andrew Fifita's fascinating unpredictability provides the greatest justification for his Origin selection, but it's this unpredictability that also makes the 28-year-old a high risk, writes Richard Hinds.
An obsession for many football statisticians, Mesut Ozil has battled accusations he's not a big-game player, despite a World Cup trophy in his locker. Can he prove the doubters wrong in his 2018 World Cup journey with Germany?
On a big Sunday afternoon of AFL, West Coast sends a message to the league with a win over Richmond, after the Lions break their duck for 2018 with victory over Hawthorn and Melbourne thrashes Carlton.
Western Sydney should host the 2026 Commonwealth Games because it will fast-track critical transport infrastructure and affordable housing in the region, New South Wales Opposition Leader Luke Foley says.
Manly beats the Storm on a dramatic night at AAMI Park, with punch-ups, send-offs and complaints over the time players spend in the sin-bin - all this after the Titans beat Newcastle and Souths snatch a win over the Cowboys.
Lance Franklin reaches another landmark in Sydney's win over Fremantle but could miss weeks after an errant elbow, while Collingwood gets the points over St Kilda, after wins for the Bombers, Power and Kangaroos.
Is there nothing that AB de Villiers can't do on a cricket field? The South African star takes a stunning catch on the boundary in the IPL, prompting Virat Kohli to wax lyrical about the "Spider-Man" catch.