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News this week that Adam Scott was being given more time to decide if he would be available to represent Australia at the Rio Olympic Games raises the question of how significant the Olympic gold medal will be in the world of golf.
The historic day-night Test at Adelaide Oval was absolutely fantastic. Despite only lasting three days, the game generated plenty of excitement, discussion and drama.
I think it’s fair to say the first ever day-night Test match has been a raging success. The spectacle returned to the game, the pink ball stood up very well, and the cricket itself was excellent.
How is it that Guillermo Amor is still the Adelaide United coach after the team’s awful start to the season?
“I’m here to race,” Lewis Hamilton said after losing the Brazilian Grand Prix to teammate Nico Rosberg.
When Andy Murray beat Novak Djokovic to win Wimbledon in 2013 he became the first Brit since Fred Perry beat Gottfried von Cramm at the home of tennis 79 years before.
It was just one play by Andre Drummond, but it may well have been enough to send the merest hint of an early-season shiver up the collective spines of 28* other teams.
24-year-old AFL fan, Cody Yarran, has been sentenced to eight months in jail for assaulting an off-duty police officer during a 2015 preliminary final between the Hawthorn Hawks and Fremantle at Subiaco Oval in Perth.
Nathan Coulter-Nile and Scott Boland could make Test debuts against the West Indies as Australia’s pace depth continues to be stretched.
Even the pink ball’s most ardent critic accepts day-night Test cricket is here to stay.
Lance Franklin has spoken publicly for the first time about his dramatic break from the AFL, saying it was the best decision he could have made.
The Western Force lost their identity during their horror 2015 campaign, but centre Kyle Godwin is confident they’ve rediscovered themselves after a brutally honest review.
Despite fielding a team laced with rookies and without the services of their best bowler, Australia earned a comprehensive series victory over the highly rated Kiwis in Adelaide yesterday.
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Despite what Clint Newtown and the RLPA think, the NRL does care about player burnout. That is, unless there’s a massive wad of cash involved.
Newly crowned world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury rattled the boxing world by becoming the first man in over a decade to defeat Wladimir Klitschko.
Across the weekend, A-League fans were finally heard. While Football Federation Australia trumpets glitzy mottos and constantly boasts about the strength of the country’s football community, it has frustratingly failed to operate transparently and inclusively.
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Former Liverpool striker Ian Rush is excited by the “amazing opportunity” for the Liverpool Legends, ahead of their clash with Australia Legends in Sydney on January 7.
With the Crusaders announcing that 2016 would be coach Todd Blackadder’s final season at the Super Rugby club, high-profile coaches are already sniffing out the possibilities of filling the role.
In the words that are always the worst to hear, whether coming from parents, spouses or teachers: “Sam Burgess, I’m not angry… just disappointed.”
My heart sank a little at the announcement no NBA fan wanted to become a reality. It was inevitable, but I – like so many others – was not prepared for Kobe Bryant’s retirement.
Like most, I was baffled at the decision to include Shaun Marsh in the squad for the inaugural day-night Test. And even after his gritty and timely 49 played a big part in securing victory on Sunday evening, I’m still not convinced.
Adelaide United have a magnitude of problems. When you have no wins from eight games you cannot point the finger at one person.
The 2015 Formula One season came to its conclusion under the lights of Abu Dhabi, with Nico Rosberg completing a career-first hat-trick of wins.
Round 7 of the 2015-16 W-League saw all the home teams lose to their travelling opponents.
The long anticipated Adelaide Test has come and gone, and now for the first time in cricket history, we can reflect on a non-red-ball Test match.
With one game left in the round, Week 12 of the NFL has been a disappointing weekend of football. Two of the three Thanksgiving games were blowouts while just four of the Sunday afternoon games were decided by seven points or less.
It was short, but in the eyes of many, it was exciting.
Australia entered the Trans-Tasman series wondering how would they rebound after losing over 250 Tests’ worth of experience after the Ashes.
Regardless of your chosen code, most fans have at one point in time voiced their opinion of how they would run things if given the job.
Cricket Australia have not made a single recent decision which is pro-Sheffield Shield. This summer was kicked off not with a few rounds of Shield but the One-Day Cup.
After 20 seasons spent with the Los Angeles Lakers, five NBA championships, two Olympic gold medals and over 32,000 points (3rd all-time), NBA superstar Kobe Bryant will call time on his career at the end of the 2015-16 season.
How many contentious decisions must be played out at the highest level before cricket realises that accuracy should be valued over tradition?
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