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15 November 2017 2:16 AM Matt Renshaw takes on pace quartet as hopes of an Ashes reprieve rise

The selection plot around incumbent Test opener Matt Renshaw took another turn on Wednesday morning, with the left-hander taking to the nets to face the full force of Australia's pace attack ahead of the first Ashes Test in Brisbane next week. With rival Cameron Bancroft thumping out a double-ton for Western Australia to smash down the selection door, Renshaw's 15

26 October 2017 10:35 PM 2018 AFLW fixture released

The Crows will play three home games in Adelaide – including its season opener – and one in Darwin in the second season of the AFL Women’s competition next year. Adelaide’s season commences on Saturday, February 3 with a re-match of this year’s Grand Final against the Brisbane Lions at Norwood Oval. The Crows will play all of their Adelaide home games 37

22 October 2017 11:13 AM Wests-UC deny Weston Creek Molonglo Twenty20 title with huge chase at Manuka Oval

"It was wet and hard to control the ball, so I backed the boys and was pretty confident if we got a good start we'd get there, it was a great team effort and a fantastic win," Condon said. "I was away the last time the boys won it, so to be part of this is pretty special and we lost a few players this week, so I couldn't be prouder of the boys. "Ethan 21

21 October 2017 1:45 AM Ben Simmons continues to impress early in NBA rookie season

Ben Simmons missed out on a double-double first half after racking up ten rebounds, nine points and a pair of assists before the halfway mark against the Boston Celtics. The 76ers rookie completed the accolade by the time the final siren came around - with 13 rebounds, 5 assists and 11 points - but it wasn't enough to earn the 76ers their first win of season 20

17 October 2017 10:29 PM Warren Gatland: Sean O'Brien had a point in criticism of Lions coaches

Warren Gatland has conceded that flanker Sean O'Brien had a point when criticising the British and Irish Lions' coaching staff for "over-training" the players in the weeks before the first and third All Blacks tests. O'Brien, one the Lions' best players on their tour of New Zealand, told Irish radio that coaches "were panicking" about getting information 15

15 October 2017 5:13 PM 2017-18 Ashes set to break 32-all historical deadlock

Much has been written on the Ashes, with the next instalment coming up in the Australian summer. But did you know that the Ashes wins are currently tied 32-all? Of the 69 Ashes series, Australia has won 32 times, England 32 times with five series drawn. So the 2017-18 series starting in Brisbane in November will decide the winner. Although England holds 136 1

14 October 2017 11:02 PM LIVE: Ferguson ton helps SA to 7-330

Callum Ferguson has made his mark in the JLT One-Day Cup with his highest List A score after scorching the vaunted Western Australia attack for an incredible 169 in their clash at Drummoyne. Ferguson's ton helped push the West End Redbacks to 7-330, with both sides hoping for a win that would guarantee them a spot in the finals next week in Hobart 21

2 October 2017 11:00 AM Australian Schoolboys take down Fiji, while Barbarians fall to New Zealand

The Australian Schoolboys ousted Fiji Schools 29-3, while the Australian Barbarians fell to New Zealand in Sydney on Monday. In the international opener Australia ground out a 9-3 half-time lead against the Fijians as the visitors physical defence saw attacking opportunities kept to a minimum. ACT Schoolboys hooker Lachlan Lonergan crashed over in the second 7

2 October 2017 12:32 AM FC Barcelona plays in empty Nou Camp amid Catalonia referendum protests, Real Madrid demonstrate with Spanish flags

FC Barcelona, one of Catalonia's most recognisable symbols, has caused a major stir in Spanish football amid the chaos surrounding the independence referendum. La Liga disagreed. In the Spanish capital, hated rivals Real Madrid handed out cards with Spanish flag colours to its supporters as Los Blancos fans sang songs in support of their nation. So Barcelona 1

8 September 2017 11:48 AM NRL qualifying final, Sydney Roosters defeat Brisbane Broncos 24-22 at Allianz Stadium

NRL finals kick off tonight with a blockbuster clash between the Sydney Roosters and the Brisbane Broncos lighting up Sydney’s Allianz Stadium. The Broncos will play the first qualifying final of 2017 without star fullback Darius Boyd after the 30-year-old was ruled out with a hamstring injury. 23-year-old Kodi Nikorima will fill in for the injured skipper 45