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18 June 2018 7:21 AM Sri Lanka captain to escape Cape Town ball-tampering fallout

Under the current rules, Chandimal, if found guilty, would be hit with only a level-two ban. This would involve a financial penalty, with a maximum sanction of one Test or two one-day internationals. Under the expected changes, ball tampering will become a level-three charge, meaning the top penalty could be four Tests or eight one-day internationals 7

11 June 2018 11:18 PM Belgium play down Hazard injury fears

The injury to Hazard overshadowed what was a positive evening for Belgium before heading off to Russia. Romelu Lukaku was the star of the show, highlighting what a threat he will be to England when they meet in what should be a Group G decider on June 28. The Manchester United man scored two and made one as Belgium came from behind to beat their Central 9

6 June 2018 8:12 AM Suspended Canberra Brave chairman to return but won't travel with team

"It was refreshing from a time point of view and relieved a bit of stress. I didn't realise until I stepped aside how involved I was and I've had more time to focus on my family and business. "I played a role in the incident and my behaviour in that was poor. I want to focus on playing a positive and supportive role at the club moving forward." The club was also investigated 7

1 June 2018 9:39 PM Socceroos thrash Czech Republic in World Cup warm-up match

The work done in 11 days intensive training is already beginning to bear fruit for van Marwijk's side. They were more compact in defence, structurally disciplined and relentless in their zonal marking. After years playing an aggressive, possession-based attack under Ange Postecoglou, this Socceroos team were clinical on the counter. They are far from the finished 17

1 June 2018 10:43 AM The special one: How Tim Cahill kept his World Cup dream alive at 38

It was a glowing endorsement from the opinion that mattered most. However, Cahill seemingly appeared nonplussed about van Marwijk's support. While Cahill's playing statistics this season don't make for great viewing, his data on fitness analysis programs monitored daily by the Socceroos' strength, conditioning and physio staff looks to have defied the process 2

29 May 2018 8:59 AM Canberran Adrian Coppin wants to turn around rally season at home

"In Perth I slipped into a corner too tight and hit a tree stump, it ripped off all the suspension arms, drive shaft and broke the whole front corner, I was stuck in the forest." Coppin is hoping it proves "third time a charm" in the third round of the season this week. "I'm an ex-Canberran so I grew up rallying on those roads and I'm pretty comfortable 24

5 May 2018 10:44 AM Canberra Olympic coach Frank Cachia roasts team after win

"I've never roasted a team after a win but we're just capable of so much better, we should have won by four or five goals," Cachia said. "We had a bucket of chances but just couldn't score, we hit the crossbar and there were so many missed chances, but luckily we finally we got the third. "The boys showed character in spades but I'm still not happy with our performance 30

28 April 2018 10:18 AM Big hit: Adam Gilchrist to front Fox cricket coverage

Australian cricket great Adam Gilchrist will be the frontman of Fox Sports' coverage when the new broadcast rights agreement begins next summer. Gilchrist, the former Australian vice-captain and wicketkeeper, had been the face of Channel Ten's Big Bash League coverage before the network recently lost the rights. "Sport has been a major part of my life, as a player 29

24 April 2018 7:47 AM Tensions between Ingles and George high as Utah Jazz nail victory

Ingles missed his first four three-pointers, but in a game-defining 90-second period late in the second quarter he hit three consecutive long bombs to give the Jazz a 58-52 half-time lead. The Jazz’s rookie star Donovan Mitchell top-scored for the Jazz with 33 points. George had 32 points and Westbrook 23 points. The NBA’s top seed, the Houston Rockets 44

22 April 2018 5:57 AM Jack Johnson, boxer jailed under Jim Crow, is being considered by Trump for pardon

World heavyweight champion Jim Jeffries refused to fight him and instead retired. But in 1908, Johnson gained the championship belt in front of 20,000 at Rushcutters Bay, Sydney. Johnson had been pursuing incumbent Tommy Burns around the world as the latter took on the world's challengers, with a fight eventually agreed to after Australian promoter Hugh D McIntosh 40