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The Australian flag may be flying high at Sha Tin today, but it is highly unlikely it will be thanks to an Australian-trained winner of one of the four Hong Kong international features.
Is the time right for Michael Clarke to relinquish the Australian captaincy on a permanent basis?
After three days of the first Test, India were 5/369 in reply to Australia’s 7/517 and for people who had never seen Test cricket at Adelaide before, the match appeared to be meandering towards a tedious draw.
The Brisbane Test against India was long shaped as being a walkover victory for Australia. Not any more. Australia have numerous issues, while India’s batsmen sent a resounding message in the thrilling first Test.
Stricken Australian Test captain Michael Clarke stunned the cricketing world last night when he said he might never play again.
Australian Test captain Michael Clarke has given his strongest indication yet that his persistent injury woes will bring a premature end to his cricketing career.
Sean Abbott’s career-best 6-14 for NSW at the SCG on Friday will have greatly relieved the intense pressure he’s felt since delivering the bouncer that felled Phillip Hughes at the same ground.
There was high farce again on Friday when the Indian team was refused the wicket of David Warner on 70.
Look, I am neither a professional rugby league player, nor a drinker of alcohol, and I therefore realise that I’m not qualified to hold either an opinion or Australian citizenship.
There is robust debate about who is the best Australian Test batsman of all time after the incomparable Sir Donald Bradman.
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Queensland Reds and Wallabies fly half Quade Cooper has re-signed with the Australian Rugby Union until the end of 2015, meaning he will be available for Australia at the Rugby World Cup.
Ange Postecoglou’s 46-man Asian Cup squad is a big one to sift through, but if one thing’s clear about the personnel, it’s that Ange can go one of two ways.
After defeating Bangladesh in Dhaka in the first Test in our 2006 tour, we moved to Chittagong for the second and final Test of the series. My Adelaide cricket club teammate Dan Cullen made his debut, which was great.
Michael Clarke is going to struggle to play cricket in the next year or so. That is if he lasts that long.
I recognise the legacy I have inherited is an atmosphere of distrust around our sport. You should (and you will) judge me on my actions. – Brian Cookson OBE, June 15, 2014.
Had Michael Clarke elected to keep batting on the third morning of this first Test against India on Thursday, Steve Smith could have had a Test double century within the hour.
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Australian Baseball is moving forward rapidly. This year we had the first Australian draft where all six of the Australian Baseball League (ABL) clubs got to pick out the best of local Australian talent.
I write this article not about any international or domestic game. This is about local cricket that will hit the heart of the purists out there.
India’s performance in Adelaide gives cricket fans hope this will be a fighting second Test match as Australia take on India in Brisbane. You can follow the live blog of the first day’s play from the Gabba in Brisbane starting at 11:00am (AEDT).
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In a year and a half, it will be that time again. The Olympic games will hit the samba capital that is Rio De Janeiro and millions world wide will tune in to support their countries on the biggest stage in the world.
I mused recently on Twitter that it was time for the NFL to completely ban shoulder charges. It sparked a heated debate among my millions of followers, some supporting the move, others fiercely against it.
I’ve been busy this month. A little baby girl who was struggling to put on weight has been taking up all my attention.
While India lost by a small margin in Adelaide in one of the most thrilling Test matches witnessed in recent times, there are a few areas that India will need to address to come back stronger at Gabba.
Who is looking good to make it to the finals of the fourth Big Bash League? Who will just miss out?
A piece like this is subjective and guaranteed to spawn heated debate, but I tried to look at the players in world Test rugby who stood out, were consistent, played their positional requirements the best, and influenced games the most.
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Beating the odds has been pivotal for Adelaide at the draft table in the fallout to the Kurt Tippett scandal.
Joe Burns is one of the most promising young batsmen in Australia, but he doesn’t get talked about enough. He’s not been earmarked and branded.
French football legend Thierry Henry has retired from professional football.
At the end of my last article I said the San Francisco 49ers needed to win their next three games or faced a very long eight months of waiting.
The New York Giants came away with their second consecutive win, defeating the Washington Redskins 24-13 on a cold Sunday afternoon at Metlife Stadium.
Adelaide United and Perth Glory do battle at Coopers Stadium in the first ever FFA Cup final. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 7:30pm (AEDT).
When the Brisbane Broncos were installed as the premiership favourites by bookmakers for next season, many fans automatically assumed that the team’s success was all but guaranteed.
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