Motorsport complex announces calendar

RACING: Carina Speedway will be burning rubber in just over a month's time

Monster trucks returning for first time since 2015

TABLE TENNIS: Bundy players clean up at state titles

FOREHAND: Pieter Poldervaart won bronze in the over-70s men's doubles competition at the Queensland Veterans Table Tennis Championships.

Big medal haul from Veterans Table Tennis Championships

A DREAM FULFILLED: Donaldson heads to world youth champs

GREEN AND GOLD: Nathan Donaldson dons the Australian uniform.

Bundy teenager will compete in 100m, 200m and 400m next week.

Lifesavers rewarded for bumper season

CHAMPION: Bundaberg Surf Life Saving's Ella McCaig was named Under-14 Junior Life Saver of the Year.

Five win awards at annual dinner for Wide Bay Capricorn

NewsMail Cup finally set in stone for a Saturday

POWER KICK: Brett Kitching and Bingera will play the NewsMail Cup final on Saturday, August 19.

Date moved after club's generous gesture

PIES SHUT OUT LATE: Seagulls win battle of the birds

NO GAPS: Callum Colasimone tries to break through the Hervey Bay defence for East Magpies at Salter Oval on Sunday.

Late try keeps Hervey Bay top in the BRL

Tigers roar back to life against Wallaroos

FALL: The Waves' centre Sekope Tua braces for impact after being tackled by the Wallaroos.

Side wins four straight games in the BRL

Blues legend considers quitting Origin advisory role

Former NSW State of Origin NRL player Peter Sterling watches a training session in Sydney.

Peter Sterling could walk away from his role after just one series.

Woods fires back at Gould over criticism of Blues

Aaron Woods of the Blues during State of Origin game two.

More fuel has been poured on the State of Origin fire.

NSWRL hits back at claims of Blues Origin drama

New South Wales Blues players Blake Ferguson (left) and Josh Dugan.

Group has released a statement addressing a host of claims.

Mal's rebuke: 'They didn't come up when it mattered'

Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga.

Australian coach's stinging criticism of NSW.

Hodges wants Blues' 'booze brothers' ban

NSW State of Origin players Blake Ferguson (left) and Josh Dugan at the Blues training camp.

Queensland great takes aim at NSW players

The Blues stars on the chopping block for 2018

NSW Blues coach Laurie Daley speaks to the media.

Heads will roll from within the player group.

Hird auction tipped to draw crowd

Essendon great James Hird auctioning off prized memorabilia

Gilchrist shares insight into on-field sledging

South African batsman Neil McKenzie on the hop against against Australia in 2009.

Gilchrist reveals cheeky way Australia rattled South African rival

Boyd hints at coaching move as Broncos deal beckons

Darius Boyd (centre) barks orders at a Broncos training session as coach Wayne Bennett (left) watches on.

Broncos skipper reveals desire to join coaching ranks

McKeown shapes up for pet event at world championships

TALENTED: Taylor McKeown.

McKeown sisters and Leah Neale at Budapest meet.

Parramatta great tackles cancer battle

Former Parramatta playmaker Brett Kenny has been diagnosed with cancer.

Kenny to undergo chemotherapy after cancer diagnosis

Send it to the bunker: Slater shot sparks call for change

Raiders forward Sia Soliola consoles Storm rival Billy Slater as he is transported off the field after being knocked out in a tackle.

Johns backs bunker officials to have say in send-off decisions

Hasler has say on Bulldogs board talk

Bulldogs coach Des Hasler says his players are determined to finish the year strong.

Des denies coaching future featured at Canterbury board meeting

Pakistan women have come a long way from death threats

Pakistani cricketers celebrate the dismissal of India's Harmanpreet Kaur during the ICC Women's World Cup.

Two decades since debuting they come up against Australia again.

Anasta spills on the off-field dramas at Roosters, Tigers

Roosters player Braith Anasta questions referee Alan Shortall in 2012.

Retired star players 288 games across three clubs.

'I did not think this would ever happen in my wildest dreams'

Giants defender Bec Bulley. Photo: Getty Images

Bulley prepares for Super Netball premliminary final with Giants

Cathy Freeman finds her love for athletics again

Former track and field athlete Cathy Freeman is a 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games ambassador.

Golden girl is an ambassador for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

What's happened to the great Novak Djokovic?

Novak Djokovic of Serbia during his game against Nick Kyrgios of Australia at Indian Wells.

Former world No.1 has gone from being tennis's king to its joker.

Firebirds legend has no regrets about retirement

Former players Clare McMeniman (left) and Laura Geitz celebrate a Firebirds win.

Clare McMeniman is loving the new Super Netball competition.

Young playmakers give a glimpse of possible future Origins

Nathan Cleary of the Panthers beats the tackle of Roger Tuivasa-Sheck of the Warriors.

Nathan Cleary and Ash Taylor are able to handle the big stage.

Rocket can't take a trick with Gold Coast Suns

Rodney Eade may only have six games left in charge of the Suns.

Does veteran coach deserve one last chance to make Suns a success

Origin victory answers an NRL premiership question

Cameron Munster proved his worth for the Maroons during State of Origin game three.

Can any team seriously pose a threat to Melbourne?

Blues need to discover Maroons' killer attitude

Jarryd Hayne  is tackled by Josh McGuire.

It was a good old-fashioned rugby league ambush.

Michael Ennis: Blues must learn from loss

UNDER PRESSURE: Jarryd Hayne (pictured right with Nathan Peats) must step up for NSW at Suncorp Stadium.

NSW can feel confident for series-decider, writes ex-Origin star.

Justin Hodges: Maroons inspired to win for JT

Ben Hunt makes a break during a Maroons State of Origin training session at Langlands Park in Brisbane.

Players want to honour a Maroons legend in Johnathan Thurston.

Darius Boyd to be a Brisbane Bronco for life

Boyd in his first season with the Broncos in 2006.

Broncos plan to announce new deal in the next two to three weeks.

Boyd gives thumbs up for possible return

POSSIBLE RETURN: Darius Boyd puts his thumb through its paces during a Broncos training session. The Broncos captain is set for a possible return against the Parramatta Eels this Friday.

Darius Boyd set for return

Cooper Cronk still has no idea about his future

Storm halfback Cooper Cronk in action against the Rabbitohs in round 11.

Possible free agent has been linked to several Sydney NRL clubs.

Former Queensland premier joins ARL Commission

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman and former Queensland premier Peter Beattie.

Peter Beattie will become one of the independent commissioners.

Throat injury forces Rory Kostjasyn to retire

Rory Kostjasyn playing for the Cowboys against the Bulldogs last season.

The 30-year-old won a title with the Cowboys in 2015.

All eyes will be on rugby league lawsuit

Liam Cullen was injured while playing rugby league

Legal action has potential to set precedent throughout entire code

Tom Harley to step in as Swans chief executive

Sydney Swans general manager of football and soon-to-be chief executive Tom Harley addresses the media.

Former Cats premiership captain part of club's succession plan.

Crows veteran to call it quits at season's end

Scott Thompson of the Crows (left) battles for the ball with Toby McLean of the Bulldogs.

Scott Thompson has announced his retirement from AFL football.

AFL legend takes aim at Collingwood's 'sad state of affairs'

Collingwood CEO Gary Pert (left) announces his resignation at a press conference beside club president Eddie McGuire.

You can see why Pies fans might be pessimistic.

Bingera beat Warriors as Villa close in on title

UP HIGH: Scott Bretag gets to the ball for Bingera against Brothers Aston Villa earlier this season. Both sides won on the weekend.

Bingera and Brothers Aston Villa take top two spots in the league

Bargara honours fallen club mate in draw

FOOTBALL ACTION: Bargara FC's Samuel Davison, in action against Brothers Aston Villa earlier this season, was one of the best against The Waves.

Side draw with The Waves in one of its best performances of the year

Wide Bay duo named for Qld's under-15 football team

WIDE BAY REPS: Murphy Sheaff and Bree Wallace were named in the under-15 Qld School Sport football team.

Wide Bay's Murphy Sheaff and Bree Wallace were named in Qld's U15s.

Sunbury's slick six tightens hold on top four

Sunbury's Anthony Mollee with the Goodwill Chalice. Wide Bay League Rd 14: Sunbury v Doon Villa at Maryborough Cricket Club.

Sunbury is the first sole holder of the Goodwill Chalice

Socceroos kick off hunt for new coach

JOB CANDIDATE: Former Albanian national team coach Gianni De Biasi (pictured during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group A match between Albania and Switzerland) has been interviewed for the Socceroos head coaching position.

Socceroos begin search for new coach

MATCH FACTS: Doon Villa flies ahead of Sunbury clash

ON THE BALL: Daniel Bennett plays for Sunbury in the game at Brothers Sports Complex in Bundaberg.

Match Facts is a weekly dissection of numbers from Wide Bay League.

Fact from fiction: the truth behind cricket's great sledges

West Indies great Viv Richards.

Some cricket yarns are so good they'll never die.

Aussie cricketers chasing big target at World Cup

Opener Nicole Bolton has been among the stars for Australia with the bat at the Women's World Cup in England.

Allrounder says Aussies batters aiming up at Women's World Cup

England first through to cricket World Cup final

England's Anya Shrubsole celebrates with teammate Jenny Gunn after hitting the winning runs in the Women's World Cup semi-final against South Africa.

England edges out South Africa in semi-final thriller

Sri Lankan cricket veteran has Shane Warne in his sights

Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath celebrates taking the wicket of Zimbabwe's Hamilton Masakadza.

Rangana Herath has forged a career any bowler would be proud of.

Joe Root's England falls apart handing Test to South Africa

GOODBYE JOE: South Africa's Chris Morris celebrates bowling England captain Joe Root for eight in the Second Test at Trent Bridge

Joe Root has problems after his England's second Test collapse

National netball team to be called Samsung Diamonds

THE national netball team will be named the Samsung Diamonds as part of a naming rights deal announced by the electronics giant.

Champion outfit will have time on its side next time around

FORCEFUL: Geva Mentor of the Lightning competes for the ball during a Super Netball match against the Swifts at the University of the Sunshine Coast Stadium.

Captain was a stifling presence as goal keeper

Geitz 'missed being part of the Firebirds family'

Laura Geitz celebrates with Firebirds team mates after winning the grand final match of the 2016 ANZ Championship

Australian great will return to action next Super Netball season.

Laura Geitz to return to netball for 2018

Laura Geitz will make her comeback for the Queensland Firebirds in next year’s Suncorp Super Netball season.

Laura Geitz is returning to netball to give back to the sport

Lightning star struck out of Commonwealth Games team

Laura Langman in action for the Sunshine Coast Lightning during the Super Netball grand final.

Alexander disappointed Langman ruled out of Commonwealth Games team

Title-winning Lightning stars will be back to defend crown

Lightning players celebrate their win in the Suncorp Super Netball grand final.

All 10 players will be returning for 2018.

Caitlin Bassett netball clinic.

ON COURT: Bundaberg netballers participating in the Caitlin Bassett netball clinic.

Caitlin Bassett netball clinic.

Is your horse being fed the right stuff?

GYMPIE'S Ag-Solutions, known for its mineral fertilisers and animal supplements, has branched out into horse feed supplements.

Huge crowd enjoys the first Torbanlea rodeo

TOUGH STUFF: NSW senior rider David Leake braves the arena at the Torbanlea Rodeo last Saturday.

Turnout exceeds expectations

Fab day for racing family at Bundy Race Day

WINNER: Jockey Adam Spinks on Fab's Cowboy takes out the Haifa Bundy Cup.

Fab's Cowboy takes out the Bundy Haifa Cup

Wessel living the dream

ON TRACK: Jarrod Wessel is calling the Haifa Bundaberg Cup today.

Local returns home to call the Bundy Haifa Cup

Get your backside trackside for Bundy Cup today

Olivia Talan is looking forward to the Bundy Cup race day at Thabeban Park today.

There's nothing that's going to dampen race-goers spirit.

Top Sydney stable primed for raid on Queensland Cup

HARD TO BEAT: Soviet Courage, centre, looms as a danger runner in the Queensland Cup.

He's got a two-pronged assault on the Queensland Cup.

Check out proposal to help industry

Latest attempt to revitalise harness

Aussie golfer faces third cancer battle

Victorian back in hospital for specialist medical care

Spieth's Open win has him in rarefied company

AMAZING COMEBACK: Jordan Spieth hoists the Claret Jug trophy after winning the British Open at Royal Birkdale.

Jordan Spieth wins British Open to land in golden company

Day fires back after ice cream and movie

Australia's Jason Day prepares to putt on the 4th green  at Royal Birkdale

Aussie back in contention at British Open

Aussies blown away in second round of British Open

Australia's Adam Scott watches his shot off the ninth tee during the second round of the British Open.

American Jordan Spieth is now the outright leader at six-under.