The Sun was an afternoon tabloid newspaper, first published under this name in 1910. It was acquired from Associated Newspapers by Fairfax Holdings in Sydney, Australia in 1953, as the afternoon companion to The Sydney Morning Herald. The former Sunday edition, the Sunday Sun was discontinued and merged with the Sunday Herald into the tabloid Sun-Herald at the same time.The Sunday Sun, which later became The Sun: Sunday edition, was first published on 5 April 1903, and continued under its former name until 11 December 1910. According to its claim on page 1 of this issue, it had a "circulation larger than that of any other Sunday paper in Australia".
Publication of The Sun ceased on 14 March 1988. Some of its content, and sponsorship of the Sydney City to Surf footrace, was continued in The Sun-Herald.