Lionel MessiARGIn the first of our Group F previews, DANIEL BARICEVIC runs his eye over potential winners Argentina.

Edwin VDSWatch as Edwin van der Sar pulls a prank on Ajax coach Frank de Boer and his players with fake new kits.

Karmichael Hunt GCGold Coast coach Guy McKenna has indicated that Karmichael Hunt is poised to make a return to AFL level this weekend, writes DANIEL BARICEVIC.

Ange PSocceroos coach Ange Postecoglou has defended his decision to axe experienced defender Luke Wilkshire, writes DANIEL BARICEVIC.

Semi RadradaYoung winger Semi Radrada has signed a four-year contract extension with NRL club Parramatta Eels, writes DANIEL BARICEVIC.

McGregor UFCCole Miller has pulled out of his fight with Conor McGregor after suffering a hand injury in training, writes DANIEL BARICEVIC.

Carl ValeriMidfielder Carl Valeri will return home to Australia after signing a three-year deal with Melbourne Victory, writes DANIEL BARICEVIC.

Karl Harris34-year-old British Supersport champion Karl Harris has become the second rider to be killed during this year's Isle of Man TT, writes DANIEL BARICEVIC.

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