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Shane Watson’s mind is pickled. His dismissal in Australia’s first innings for 18 at the WACA Ground was yet another example of a man who is pre-occupied with too many thoughts when the bowler releases the ball.
Australian batting legends Greg Chappell and Doug Walters set the foundations for England’s miseries at the WACA.
Whenever a series, as this Ashes series has, starts off with one team running rampant, the media will as a matter of course ask the struggling team’s coach, captain and any other member they can get their hooks into the Big Question: Can You Come Back?
Australia and England stand on the edge of divergent fates as they go through final preparations before the third Ashes Test starts tomorrow.
Melbourne Victory had the chance and they blew it. Now Western Sydney Wanderers can make their mark as Australia’s most recognisable club on the continent, after the 2014 AFC Champions League draw was made this week.
2013 may still be with us but like a wheezing great-uncle bedded down in the far-corner of the infirmary, its life, inevitably, is fading faster almost than Lance Armstrong’s fan-base did.
Michael Clarke and Alastair Cook heading out for the Perth Test’s toss will see, for the first time in Test history, rival captains playing their 100th Test together when.
While last weekend’s Sunshine Swing may have raised an eyebrow somewhere, you can pretty much lock in the Perth Wildcats and Adelaide 36ers as this NBL season’s top two.
Ryan Harris’s sore knee will be the centre of attention on Friday morning as Australia gear up for the start of the third Test against England at the WACA Ground.
Cronulla playmaker Todd Carney says everybody’s over the supplements saga gripping the Sharks and the sooner the NRL deals with it the better for the game.
The AFL has put the squeeze on Essendon, threatening a funding cut over claims the club is paying suspended coach James Hird.
England are number two status in world Test rankings, but their Ashes performance thus far has been insipid.
I ask this question not as a hasty response to his ineffective performances amid consecutive hammerings for England in this Ashes series.
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It may yet turn out to be the single most ingenious moment in Australian cricket scheduling in recent memory.
The Washington Redskins’ head coach Mike Shanahan will lose his job come the end of the season, if not sooner, but he’s not the only one responsible for the team’s nightmare 2013.
Ruthless simplicity is how I would describe Australia’s cricket so far in this Ashes series. The game plans are quite simple and the implementation of them has been nothing short of clinical.
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Australia have every chance of wrapping up the series and regaining the urn for the first time in seven years when they take on England in the third Ashes Test match at the WACA in Perth. Join us for live scores and commentary from 1.30pm AEDT.
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The opening fixture of Round 10 takes us to AAMI Park, where Melbourne Victory take on Perth Glory tonight. Join us from the 7.30pm AEDT kick-off for live scores and commentary.
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“It’s not the despair,” implores John Cleese’s character in the movie Clockwise as he slumps on a roadside while wearing a monastic frock, in one of many memorable moments of farce.
Ascendency in the Ashes, the return of the Rugby League World Cup, four wins from five on the Wallabies spring tour and victory in snooker’s UK Championship.
Cricket has long been called a gentleman’s game but is this still the case?
I wonder if Ryan Harris will play in this Test match? If the talk about his knee being ready is all about ‘seeing how he pulls up in the morning’, then in this heat, and on a hard, pacy, bouncy wicket, he might be a risk.
Australians have the greatest sporting hunger and drive the world over. I deliberately aim not to hide the lack of modesty, because I’m an Aussie.
There’s been a lot of talk about the importance of winning the toss in this series.
The second Ashes Test match wrapped up on Monday with Australia completing a 218-run victory and taking a 2-0 lead in the series.
About a decade ago in 2004, a Pacific Islands rugby union team competed internationally. It is time for rugby league version. They could become the West Indies of international football.
Having played their final group-stage matches this morning, just half of the 32 teams in the hunt for the 2013/14 UEFA Champions League title remain.
The NRL grand final has recently seen Australian army helicopters fly into Stadium Australia to deliver the NRL trophy prior to kick-off.
With the last event of the year currently underway at the infamous Banzai Pipeline in Hawaii, we are again in the midst of a world title showdown.
Less than 48 hours on, the response to the introduction of double points at the Formula One season finale has been overwhelmingly negative.
One of the good things Darren Lehman has changed about the Australian cricket team is we are sticking with our choices and not rotating the team around. However, not everyone in the team is playing well.
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