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21 November 2017 5:34 AM Mid-strength beer only at new Optus Stadium, unless you're in a corporate box

Corporate box attendees at Optus Stadium will be able to purchase full-strength beer while general public areas will be restricted to mid-strength after a determination by the WA Director of Liquor Licensing. The alcohol restrictions, announced on Tuesday, will follow those already in place at the WACA Ground and Domain Stadium. Under the newly awarded 6

19 November 2017 11:32 PM Cricket: Technicality cruels ACT Aces Regional Bash finals hopes

A bizarre technicality has denied the ACT Aces a spot in the Regional Bash semi-finals. The Aces won just one game in their short three-year existence and hoped it was all they needed to book a place in the Cricket NSW Regional Bash semi-finals. The Aces breezed through round one and sat on top of the standings in the Sydney Thunder conference's Orange 9

15 November 2017 1:57 AM Former Australian vice-captain Brad Haddin named Canberra Big Bash League bid ambassador

The advisory group has launched a bid team membership with supporters receiving a cap, priority access to membership in the inaugural Big Bash season and access to exclusive events and updates, at $50 for adults and $25 for kids. McConnell has indicated community support of elite cricket is absolutely vital in Canberra's bid to win a BBL licence, with 2500 tickets 14

14 November 2017 2:39 AM Ashes 2017: Cricket Australia get call right to schedule women's Test on its own

CA have already chosen to do the same with the World Twenty20 championship which they will host in 2020. The women's competition, previously conducted alongside the men's and often with matches as curtain raisers to the male tournament, will have its own place in the calendar. The combined crowd at North Sydney was mid-afternoon on day four on Sunday 9

4 November 2017 10:38 PM Socceroos duo Mat Ryan and Aaron Mooy enjoy EPL wins

Socceroos duo Mat Ryan and Aaron Mooy will head to Honduras in good spirits after helping their clubs to crucial EPL victories. Mooy, who will fly out to Central America on Sunday for Australia's crucial World Cup qualifier, was instrumental again for Huddersfield as the 10-man Terriers held on to beat West Brom 1-0. Substitute Sam Vokes' header was enough 14

2 November 2017 12:17 AM Man arrested over cold case murder of greyhound racing bookmaker Charles Skarratt

A 58-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the robbery and murder of a Sydney bookmaker on Sydney's lower North Shore almost 30 years ago. The body of Charles Skarratt, 72, a well-known greyhound racing bookmaker, was discovered in the garage of his Woolwich home. Detective Chief Inspector Chris Olen said Mr Skarratt was ambushed as he got out of his car in the early 10

30 October 2017 2:12 AM Nathan Broad suspension should have been longer than three matches

Once the police ceased investigating Nathan Broad and he returned from Bali to face the music and admit what he had done there was little doubt in the minds of the AFL and Richmond what had to be done as a result. The 24-year-old defender did not deny claims from a woman he photographed topless wearing his premiership medal that he had passed around 14 1

29 October 2017 11:38 PM Rugby League world mourns death of cancer sufferer Matt Callander

THE rugby league world is mourning the death today of Matt Callander after a long struggle with brain cancer. The 46-year-old won the admiration of players, fans and all involved in rugby league for his brave fight to beat the hideous disease over the last two years. Callander, a father of four, underwent several rounds of surgery as he courageously 34

29 October 2017 5:05 AM Rugby league World Cup 2017: Live coverage of Sunday’s clashes

WEEK one of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup will come to a close today with three cracking matches to play out. Ireland have thumped Italy 36-12 in a boilover in Cairns with Scotland to clash with Tonga from 5:15pm. In Canberra France and Lebanon are locking horns. These might not be the top tier nations but make no mistake: There will be plenty of NRL talent 26

27 October 2017 4:20 AM NRL players 'supplied with drugs, prostitutes in exchange for insider information'

At least two organised crime figures allegedly plied NRL players with drugs and prostitutes in exchange for insider betting information, NSW Police have said. Detectives from the organised crime squad said they uncovered evidence of widespread insider betting during a major investigation into allegations of match fixing within the NRL. There was "no doubt" 18