From the expertsThe low down from those in the know
Mitch Marsh showed incredible temperament and technique on Saturday, soaking up plenty of pressure to level the trans-Tasman one-day series in Wellington.
Usman Khawaja earned a Test recall by scoring plenty of runs at the Gabba, a venue where batting is rarely easy.
Before the New Zealand tour Fox was constantly promoting the ODI series by saying that while New Zealand may be the number one rugby side, and the number one rugby league side, when it comes to cricket Australia rules.
On Thursday night, at my first comp game of the year, I got out the old pink tripod (don’t ask) again and set up my Australian phone to video the media conferences.
The stars of Australia’s summer of cycling have come out to play at the 63rd Jayco Herald Sun Tour.
Banned Essendon players will take their long-running saga to Switzerland in a last-ditch bid to be cleared of doping charges.
Australian coach Andy Friend has stressed throwing Quade Cooper into the sevens’ deep end would have disrespected his regular campaigners and sacrificed Sydney 7s success.
Booze bans may be considered for future Emerging Origin camps, Queensland Rugby League managing director Robert Moore admits.
The NSW Waratahs have started 2016 with a bang, beating the Brumbies 21-17 with a late try in their first pre-season Super Rugby trial – minus stand-in skipper David Dennis.
Rod Marsh is no stranger to pressure. He spent many years having the likes of Dennis Lillee and Jeff Thomson hurl balls at him at high speeds, amusing themselves by seeing how often they could bounce it over his head.
From this day forth, the current selectors are instructed to immediately cease selecting.
New Australian Sevens coach Andy Friend has left Wallaby Quade Cooper out of his squad for this weekend’s sold-out World Series tournament in Sydney.
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There I’ve said it, it’s out in the open and I don’t expect to have my judgment doubted.
A different kind of Eden Park thumping is enough for me to put the summer of cricket behind me for 2015-16.
Who are the players to watch as the second half of the Sheffield Shield season kicks off this week?
We had ICC ODI World Cup in 2015. We will have ICC World T20 next month. But what about the real thing – a Test match World Cup?
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Arina Rodionova will represent Australia as their second singles player in the 2016 Fed Cup facing a tough challenge in the first rubber, when she takes on world No.29, Anna Karolina Schmiedlova. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 12am (AEDT).
The most important match of the season thus far sees Manchester City host Leicester City in a game that could decide which team goes on to win the Premier League title. Join The Roar for live scores from 11:45pm AEDT.
Match result: Melbourne Victory were denied an important win on Saturday night as an 89th minute goal from Brendan Santalab saw the Western Sydney Wanderers steal a draw.
Match result: The Illawarra Hawks came away with a seven-point win on Saturday night but it proved to be a much closer match than was expected by most.
South Africa will be looking to level their home ODI series hosting England at 1-1 when the two teams clash at Port Elizabeth. Join The Roar for live scores from the match beginning at 7:00pm AEDT.
Match Result: Following a slow start from both teams, the Brisbane Roar well and truly flexed their muscles in the second half of the opening stanza and took a 4-0 win.
Session results: Only three teams remain unbeaten after Day 1 of the Auckland Nines – the Melbourne Storm, the Manly Sea Eagles, and the Cronulla Sharks.
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Match result: Australia have won the second ODI against New Zealand by 4 wickets and head into game 3 at 1-1, with the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy up for grabs in Hamilton.
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The Cleveland Cavaliers are looking to get back on the winner’s list when they host the Boston Celtics on Saturday (AEDT). Join The Roar for live scores from the game, beginning at 11:30am (AEDT).
Day results: Australia made it through to the quarter-finals of the Sydney Sevens where they will face England on Sunday.
Session results: The North Queensland Cowboys had a good start to their title defence in the first session of the Auckland Nines defeating the Newcastle Knights by 16 points, though it was the New Zealand Warriors who claimed the biggest win of the session, 26 points better than the Brisbane Broncos.
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Allow me a moment of idle speculation if you will. Imagine if cricket was never surpassed by baseball as the American bat and ball sport of choice.
With the NRL season just around the corner, it’s time to consider the teams that may surprise us in 2016.
Unlike yesterday, Stage 3 of the Jayco Herald Sun Tour should end in certain mass sprint finish.
England begin their latest rebuild on when they clash with Scotland at Murrayfield during the opening weekend of the 2016 Six Nations.
France and Italy will look to get their Six Nations campaigns off to the perfect start as both teams look to recover from poor World Cup showings last year.
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