Daniel Johnson's big night has helped the Adelaide 36ers close out 2011 on a high with a 96-77 road win over the Sydney Kings at the Sydney Entertainment Centre.
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Arsenal are close to a deal to bring Thierry Henry back to the club on loan from New York Red Bulls.
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has hailed Demba Ba as a great piece of business, but admitted losing Andy Carroll left the team 'vulnerable'.
England manager Fabio Capello has called on governing bodies to put a stop to the "stealing" of young players from other nations.
Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant drained a three-pointer on the buzzer to beat reigning NBA champions Dallas 104-102 on Thursday as Kobe Bryant helped the Lakers to a convincing win over the Knicks.
Sunderland midfielder Jack Colback is eyeing an upset when Manchester City travel to the Stadium of Light on New Year's Day.
Tottenham defender Michael Dawson has stepped up his return from injury by resuming full training for the first time since September.
Northwest Division leaders Vancouver cruised to a 5-2 victory away at Anaheim in the NHL on Friday.
The Ajax supporter who attacked AZ goalkeeper Esteban Alvarado during last week's KNVB Beker clash has been sentenced to six months in jail.
AC Milan forward Antonio Cassano has revealed he faces a further six months on the sidelines as he recovers from heart surgery.
Perth Glory coach Ian Ferguson has called on his players to get their grunt back and apply some serious physical pressure to the Newcastle Jets when the two sides meet on New Years Eve.
The HRV Cup has again fallen victim to the weather gods with Auckland's match against Central Districts in New Plymouth called off well before the scheduled start time.
Daniel Vettori's hamstring is healed and ready to allow him to report back to HRV Cup duties for Northern Districts on New Year's Eve.
Gold Coast United's preparations for their New Years' Eve clash with Central Coast have been thrown into disarray, with veteran defender Kristian Rees suffering a broken wrist.
Australian speedster Peter Siddle believes the national side is headed down the right path with new coach Mickey Arthur.
Recalled Australian paceman Ryan Harris has expressed his relief at still being in contention for the national line-up as his comeback from injury gathers pace.
Central Coast Mariners striker Matt Simon has announced he will quit the club next week to join Korean K-League club Chunnam Dragons.
Poor form has seen Jets defender Nikolai Topor-Stanley relegated to the bench for Newcastle's New Year's Eve Hyundai A-League clash with Perth Glory at Ausgrid Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Fast bowler Ryan Harris has been included in Australia's 12-man squad for next week's second Test against India, starting at the SCG on January 3.
Swansea manager Brendan Rodgers has labelled Tottenham’s Gareth Bale as 'perfect' ahead of the two sides' clash on New Year's Eve.