A major broadcast partner of the Olympics has been forced to apologise for using “totally inappropriate images” - including an image of Chernobyl - when introducing nations during the opening ceremony.
GWS will look to bounce back to their best form when they take on Essendon in a game crucial to both teams' AFL finals hopes.
WA ABC radio presenter Geoff Hutchison has been involved in a public slanging match with controversial British commentator and columnist Piers Morgan around the lighting of the Olympic cauldron.
South Korean TV network MBC has apologised after using inappropriate images and captions for countries during the Olympic opening ceremony broadcast.
Ju-min Park and Mitch Phillips
Major League Baseball franchise the Cleveland Indians will be known as the Cleveland Guardians after the end of the 2021 season.
Australia's Astra Sharma has bowed out at the quarter-final stage of the Palermo Ladies Open in Sicily, beaten in straight sets by top-seed Danielle Collins.
The return of Fremantle forward Matt Taberner has offset the loss of Rory Lobb for Sunday's AFL clash with Sydney at Metricon Stadium.
Shaun Higgins will bring up AFL game number 250 when the Geelong Cats meet reigning premiers Richmond at the MCG on Sunday.
Australia's sailors are poised to build on an Olympic medal haul that sits at eight gold, six silver and one bronze across the last four Games.
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Hugo Gaston saved four match points before beating No.4 seed Cristian Garin to reach his first ATP Tour semi-final at the Swiss Open.
Jackson Hastings has played a starring role for Wigan in their 25-12 Super League win over Wakefield.
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Both the Australian and West Indies cricket camps have returned negative COVID tests in the Caribbean.
Darren Clarke is still on pole to add the Senior British Open crown to the Claret Jug he won as Open champ back in 2011 - but it won't be easy.
Nacho Elvira couldn't believe he led the European Tour's Wales Open while brother Manuel briefly headed a Challenge Tour event in Italy on the same score.
South Africa have rejected Warren Gatland's "mind games" as misplaced ahead of the opening Test clash with the British and Irish Lions in Cape Town.
Avishka Fernando-inspired Sri Lanka beat India by three wickets in their third ODI, after the visitors gave debuts to five players with the series already won.
Ryan Giggs allegedly kicked his ex-girlfriend as part of a pattern of abusive behaviour, a court in the UK has heard, but the Wales manager denies the charges.
Red Bull principal Christian Horner says the crash at the British Grand Prix which saw Max Verstappen end up in hospital cost the team $1.8m in car repairs.
England have lost another member of their coaching staff now that Eddie Jones' number two John Mitchell has agreed to join Wasps for next season.
Mask-wearing was fairly strictly adhered to by all teams at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games - but there were a few awkward exceptions.
When a young Jeremy McGovern cried on the phone to his father after being banished from training for being overweight, the future that destiny had in store for him would have seemed the stuff of fantasy.
Brianna Throssell hits the pool, Sam Kerr looks to continue her winning ways, and WA’s Aran Zalewski will lead the Kookaburras’ charge. Here’s all the WA athletes in action today.
Mitch Woodcock & Chris Robinson
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