The Sun (Sydney)

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The Sun
Type Daily afternoon newspaper
Format Tabloid
Publisher John Fairfax Holdings
Founded 1910
Ceased publication 1988
Sister newspapers The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sun was an afternoon tabloid newspaper, first published in 1910 by Fairfax Media in Sydney, Australia, as the afternoon companion to the The Sydney Morning Herald.[1] The former Sunday edition, the Sunday Sun was discontinued and merged, together with the Sunday Herald, into the tabloid Sun-Herald in 1953.[2][3]

Publication of The Sun ceased on 14 March 1988.[4] Some of its content, and sponsorship of the Sydney City to Surf footrace, was continued in The Sun-Herald.