Orche jersey goes to Porte after Stage 2

Caleb Ewan.

Mountain climb knocks Ewan

Grandma jumping for joy as Ewan sprints to top of Tour

OVER THE LINE: Marie Ewan was watching on in Bundaberg when grandson Caleb Ewan took out stage one of the Tour Down Under near Adelaide today.

Bundy connection leading Tour Down Under

Bundy bowls and golf notes

John Menyweather plays a fine shot out of the bunker on th 12th to land close to the pin during Saturdays competition round at the Bundaberg Golf Club

Find out what's been happening on the greens

Changes afoot in Bundy

LONG CROSS: Joe Williams controls the ball for The Waves in the Martens Oval football game.

State moves to take over the management of Football Bundaberg

Racing Queensland rules out TAB for Bundy track

OFF TRACK: TAB status for Bundy isn't on the agenda for Racing Queensland.

Industry body contradicts local clubs

Football Queensland plan to shake up Wide Bay comps

FOOTBALL: United Warriors John Burgess-Lamond and Brothers Aston Villas Michael Stayte playing against at Martens Oval.

Clubs will vote on the proposal within the month.

Past Highs out to end drought against in-form Norths

DIVE: Past Highs' Chris Fisher.

Team needs to starting winning to make finals

Comment: Nick Kyrgios’ dirty little secret laid bare

NICK Kyrgios grinned as he walked into the Australian Open main press conference amphitheatre beneath Rod Laver Arena — and it’s the thing that hurts the most.

Nick Kyrgios implodes in 'black eye' moment for sport

Nick Kyrgios takes a breather against Andreas Seppi of Italy in round 2 of the Mens Singles on day three of the Australian Open in Melbourne. (AAP Image/Julian Smith)

There were no signs of what was to come...

Bombers backing young Aussie in grand slam debut

Andrew Whittington of Australia in action against Adam Pavlasek of Czech Republic.

Dyson Heppell and co put their support behind Andrew Whittington.

Your ultimate guide to the NRL pre-season

WORLD'S BEST: The North Queensland Cowboys celebrate after defeating the Leeds Rhinos 38-4 in last year's World Club Series.

We give you the full run-down in the lead-up to the season.

New Mercedes driver already under pressure

Valtteri Bottas of Finland will race alongside three-time champion Lewis Hamilton at Formula One team Mercedes in 2017.

Valtteri Bottas will be in the hot seat in more ways than one.

Federer sets up showdown with No.10 seed

Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates his win over Noah Rubin of the United States.

Seventeen-time grand slam winner defeated Noah Rubin.

Australian Open birthday gift for Kerber

SAFELY THROUGH: Germany's Angelique Kerber on her way to a three-set victory over compatriot Carina Witthoeft at the Australian Open.

World No.1 struggles but advances to third round.

Porte feeling positive about Tour success

Australia's Richie Porte rides during the 18th stage of the 2016 Tour de France.

Aussie has paid his dues and knows 2017 could be his time.

WATCH: Knowles talks hockey, family, career and the future

Mark Knowles in Rockhampton.

Knowles sets sights on Commonwealth Games on Gold Coast in 2018

Year in review: Leicester shows fairytales can come true

Leicester City's Wes Morgan (centre) celebrates with teammates after a win in the English Premier League.

Phil Dillon looks back at 2016 in the beautiful game.

Year in review: Rio gold shades Bledisloe wipeout

Kieran Read of New Zealand with the Bledisloe Cup after winning the Bledisloe Cup.

Rugby was about more than just rucks and mauls in 2016.

Year in review: Palmer leaves a lasting legacy

Rory McIlroy reacts after sinking a putt on the fourth hole of a play-off to win the Tour Championship and with it the FedEx Cup.

One of golf's greats was farewelled in 2016, writes Phil Dillon.

Year in review: Triumph trumps tragedy in AFL

Bulldogs players pose with the Premiership Cup after winning the 2016 Toyota AFL Grand Final

Bulldogs proved fairytales can come true in 2016

Video assistants must help our referees

POINTED CRITICISM: Melbourne Victory striker Besart Berisha gestures to the video screen after being shown a red card by referee Chris Beath against the Brisbane Roar at AAMI Park on Friday night.

The A-League will be trialling a video referee in round 25.

Gloves off as NRL stinks of double standards

Chris Sandow is to face court over his New Year's Day stoush.

Sandow is due to appear in court today

Brosque worthy of Socceroos recall

Alex Brosque of Sydney FC gestures after being sent off against Brisbane.

Sydney star could play for country for the first time since 2013.

Burning new year issues NRL coaches must resolve

Brisbane Broncos coach Wayne Bennett.

These might be the resolutions of the 16 NRL coaches.

Dave looks Taylor-made for Green Machine role

David Taylor is the right man for Canberra, says Tony Durkin.

Ricky Stuart did outstanding job with Raiders.

'Hopefully soon I'll be playing like she does'

Jaimee Fourlis allowed herself a moment to soak in the rock-star moment of being announced on to a main court at her home grand slam.

Below-par Djokovic sees off Verdasco

Novak Djokovic (left) of Serbia thanks Fernando Verdasco of Spain after their first-round match at the Australian Open.

No.2 seed had 24 winners against 34 unforced errors.

Tomic wants to serve up another win

Bernard Tomic of Australia reacts after winning against Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil during the Round 1 of the Mens Singles on Margaret Court Arena during the Australian Open, in Melbourne, Australia Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. (AAP Image/Lukas Coch) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Aussie ready for tough match with Victor Estrella Burgos.

Stosur's losing streak goes on in Open fadeout

Australian Samantha Stosur shows her emotions during her loss to Heather Watson of Great Britain in round one of the Australian Open.

Aussie's summer of discontent has continued with a three-set loss.

Raonic and Nadal breeze through

Canada's Milos Raonic takes a break during his match with Germany's Dustin Brown.

Canadian third seed has shown why he is tipped as a possible winner.

Rising star pushed to limit in five-set thriller

Germany's Alexander Zverev makes a forehand return to Robin Haase of the Netherlands.

Alexander Zverev survived a meltdown to move through to round two.

How Jillaroos coach plans to avenge Nines defeats

Kezie Apps of the Jillaroos is tackled by Nora Maaka (left) and Teuila Fotu-Moala of the Kiwi Ferns last year's trans-Tasman Test in Newcastle.

Aussies hellbent on reversing the result from last year.

Powerhouse prop commits to Roosters

Dylan Napa of the Roosters is tackled by Paul Gallen (right) and Matt Prior of the Sharks last season.

Firebrand front-rower Dylan Napa agrees to a two-year extension.

Johnathan Thurston to quit Origin, Test footy for Cowboys

Johnathan Thurston

Dally M Medal winner keen to show loyalty to North Queensland club

Jarrod Mullen tests positive to steroids

Jarrod Mullen of the Newcastle Knights.

Knights star is facing a ban of up to four years.

Scott applies contract pressure to Cowboys

The Cowboys' Matt Scott will put family first in his contract negotiations with the North Queensland Cowboys.

The Cowboys will have to cough up to keep Matt Scott next year.

Titans star happy to re-sign for club

Gold Coast Titans player Ryan James (centre) takes issue with Broncos captain Corey Parker (right) during their round five NRL match last year.

Ryan James agrees a new long-term deal with the Gold Coast.

Lions sign up with global sports brand

Dayne Beams is among the frontrunners to be awarded the captaincy at the Brisbane Lions.

The Brisbane Lions have made an important signing.

Sheedy says he'll reach out to Hird

Essendon coach James Hird (right) with former coach Kevin Sheedy in 2015.

Essendon great Kevin Sheedy has called for patience with James Hird.

Lioness speaks of pride in leading team into new era

TOP JOB: Bundaberg's Emma Zielke is the first Brisbane Lions women's captain.

Bundy girl Brisbane's first AFL women's captain

Van Gaal ends coaching career

Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal.

Former Man United manager has called time on his coaching days.

FAMILY HEARTACHE: Community rallies as Angela faces final days

Rockhampton's Blair and Angela Grice and their young family.

Football clubs come together in harshest of times

Popovic slams officials after derby draw

Wanderers goalkeeper Vedran Janjetovic dives on the ball ahead of Sydney's David Carney.

The 14th Sydney derby was one that neither side deserved to win.

Costa absence no problem for Chelsea

Chelsea's Marcos Alonso (centre) celebrates scoring his second goal during the English Premier League match against Leicester City at the King Power Stadium.

Blues recorded a 3-0 win at Leicester City.

Pochettino hopes Spurs learn well

Tottenham's Dele Alli (right) celebrates with teammate Eric Dier after scoring a goal against Chelsea.

Tottenham preparing to face a stubborn West Brom at White Hart Lane.

Phoenix faces big week to save season

Andrew Durante of the Wellington Phoenix clears the ball.

Eight-day stretch could make or break Wellington's season.

Forgotten spinner disappointed by selectors' snub

Australian cricketer Jon Holland delivers a ball during a practice session ahead of the second Test against Sri Lanka in Galle last August.

Jon Holland has taken a swipe for "no communication”.

Getty Images Most Memorable Cricket Moments of 2016

Cricket: The best images of 2016 from Getty Images

Last year was an epic one for cricket - here are the best 10 moments

Monty to put his spin on India for Aussie tweakers

Monty Panesar will be giving the Aussie spinners some tips ahead of Australia's tour of India.

Monty Panesar will be giving some tips to Australia's spinners.

Freak bat accident rules Nevill out of BBL

Jono Dean of the Adelaide Strikers checks on Peter Nevill of the Melbourne Renegades after he was hit in the head by a loose bat.

The dumped Test player was felled by a bat while wicketkeeping.

Slow and steady winning the race in BBL

Fawad Ahmed in action for the Sydney Thunder.

Tweakers have proven to be the foundation of any good T20 attack.

How park cricket helped Maxwell find his mojo

Australian batsman Glenn Maxwell during the one-day international against Pakistan at the Gabba.

All-rounder a likely insertion as the new Test No.6 batsman.

Former Diamonds World Cup winner to play for England

Former Australian player Chelsea Locke has switched allegiances and is set to play for England in next month's quad netball series.

Army training pushes Firebirds to their limits

Queensland Firebirds leader Gabi Simpson.

Military-style training camp has team steeled.

The new Fusion netball club is ready to ignite

SIGNED UP: Bundaberg's Natalie Jacobsen has joined new club Fusion for next season.

A new netball club has been formed for Bundaberg

Thundercats secure future with sponsor

CELEBRATION: The Waves will sponsor the Thundercats.

The Wide Bay Thundercats prepare for season with backing from a club

Firebirds happy to 'fly under the radar'

The Queensland Firebirds, including Caitlyn Nevins (second from left), have signed Lorna Jane as their major sponsor.

Wing attack Caitlyn Nevins heaps the pressure on new rival.

Thundercats are go: New team named

FIGHTING FIT: Natasha Cross, Keely Dodd and Emily Arnold participating in the Wide Bay Thundercats fitness session at the Bundaberg Super Park last month.

Thundercats name team for new season

Fuel 2 Fly Clinic

FOOTWORK: Kim Ravaillion shows some nimble skills to the girls at Bundaberg Superpark Netball Courts.

Selection of photos from the day on November 7 2016.

Veteran jockey secures emotional Magic Millions win

Houtzen has rocketed to the top of Golden Slipper betting charts.

Birchley hoping for some magic at Gold Coast

Pepperano, a chance in Saturday's Magic Millions QTIS Open event, returns to scale after winning the Off The Track Subzero Handicap on Oaks Day at Flemington on November 3 last year.

Trainer Liam Birchley is seeking Magic Millions glory.

German galloper makes it four from from

Trainer Darren Weir.

Plein Ciel could be Hobart Cup-bound.

Easy win lifts Houtzen to Millions favouritism

Trainer Chris Waller.

Stage is set for an intriguing showdown next week.

Payne hoping to find Cup winner for women's syndicate

Michelle Payne after riding Prince Of Penzance to victory in the 2015 Melbourne Cup.

Melbourne Cup-winning jockey will train for a women-only syndicate.

McDonald's ban costs him $1m-a-year job

James McDonald reacts after riding Hartnell to victory in the Turnbull Stakes at Flemington in October.

Kiwi was disqualified for 18 months for illegal betting.

Jockey banned for 18 months for illegal betting

Jockey James McDonald has copped an 18-month ban.

James McDonald pleaded guilty to placing a bet on one of his mounts.

McIlroy forced out with rib problem

Northern Irishman out of this week's Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.

Thomas cards 59 to join exclusive club

EXCLUSIVE CLUB: Justin Thomas became the youngest golfer to break 60 on the US PGA Tour.

American Justin Thomas breaks 60 in Hawaii

New captain for Mundubbera Golf Club named

AIMING HIGH: New Mundubbera Golf Club captain Kerry Beutel.

Kerry Beutel is keen for his new role.

LISTEN: 'I was ready to win at that point'

IN ACTION: Charlie Dann at the Australian Master of the Amateurs in Melbourne.

Charlie Dann wins biggest title of his golfing career.