From the expertsThe low down from those in the know
Australian cricket history was made in Dubai yesterday with Mitch Marsh debuting in the baggy green.
How many people really know what went on at Essendon through the supplements saga? Millions, apparently!
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A few weeks ago we looked at how I reckon this year’s finalists will go next year.
Mitch Marsh and Steve O’Keefe made solid yet unremarkable debuts yesterday as Australia bowled admirably but without fortune on day one of the first Test against Pakistan.
It’s one of the more interesting discussions generated since Jarryd Hayne’s startling announcement last week. How much does America’s most popular sport care about its Australian audience?
Chris Froome did not attend the presentation of the 2015 Tour de France route on Wednesday in Paris, choosing to forego the event in favour of a Team Sky get-together.
As the fallout continues from Jules Bianchi’s life-threatening crash at the Japanese Grand Prix, calls are increasing for Formula One’s governing body to consider closed-cockpits as part of increased safety developments.
This year’s trio of Grand Tours provided us with plenty of highlights and drama, but one image in particular keeps coming back to me.
Michael Cheika will not make the same fundamental mistake Ewen McKenzie made when he rated the Wallabies a business.
Someone told me there’s a Four Nations rugby league Test series starting this weekend. Fair dinkum?
Ignoring what happened after fulltime in the third Bledisloe Cup match between the Wallabies and All Blacks, it was a pretty good night for the Wallabies.
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Australia’s male road cyclist of the year is a no-brainer. Or is it?
You know an organisation is in trouble when jokes about it start making the rounds, like this gem from New Zealand that mocks the ructions that have rocked the Wallabies in recent weeks.
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As Bailey Wright sat in the Craven Cottage change room just moments away from making his Socceroos debut, he must have taken a minute to revel in his achievement.
Ben Dunk’s magnificent 229 not-out for Tasmania last weekend in the domestic 50-over comp has been recognised by the Australian selectors.
Usman Khawaja ventured to England this winter to hone his game and recapture the attention of the national selectors who seemed to have moved on from the Queenslander.
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It is time to brainstorm the options of a coach who has just taken over the national team on a spring tour.
On Saturday it was easy to sit back and enjoy the enterprising play of Samoa, the luckiness of England, the grittiness of New Zealand, and the injuries of Australia.
After a humiliating defeat against Pakistan, Australian coach Darren Lehmann has taken his batsmen to a spin class in Abu Dhabi.
Johnny Wilkinson kicked. He kicked me in the heart and kicked the Wallabies out of the 2003 World Cup.
Following the post-game performance of the Wallabies’ Bledisloe Cup game in Brisbane, I would say the team are not even on the same page as their supporters.
It seems with all the events of late, the Australian supporters have been distracted and have found it difficult to think about on-field rugby.
We all know how lethal the knights can be when on song. We saw glimpses of their 2013 form, in which they made the finals, this season but they still struggled to get out of that bottom four.
With the NBA season starting on Wednesday I decided that rather than post a huge comment on Ryan O’Connell’s excellent awards preview that I would write my own.
After losing to Washington in the first round of the NBA playoffs last season, Chicago will be hoping for a more successful run this year, and an injury-free campaign for Derrick Rose.
Early season form can be a mirage as some clubs jump out of the blocks against weaker opposition, while others are drawn with multiple games against the big boys and struggle.
Australia are staring at their first Test series defeat since the Ashes loss in England last year and they are left with no option but to win the second and final Test against Pakistan to avoid that ignominy.
With Sunday night’s final bringing the One Day Cup to a dramatic close, and the running of the Bulls coming to an end following an untimely injury to Usman Khawaja, here are my thoughts on the entree for the 2014-15 domestic season.
On Monday, the NRL handed down their punishment to Paul Gallen for the comments he made on Twitter last week.
Heyneke Meyer has announced his Springbok squad for the November tour.
The Sheffield Shield starts later on this week. With the teams desperate for a good start to the season, I thought I might preview the teams that will be taking part this season.
The domestic one day cup has been run and won, with the Western Warriors breaking a drought with their victory over NSW in a final played at the SCG in front of only a handful of people.
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