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10 November 2018 5:26 AM 'Bloody tired': Stressed players feeling the toll of game in crisis

Vice-captain Josh Hazlewood believes the narrow win on Friday night has released some of the pressure that has been building for months after series defeats in England and the Middle East across all three formats. While it is only two games into an international summer that does not finish until February, Stoinis, whose vigorous celebration of a wicket 21

1 November 2018 4:45 AM Peever set to resign as chairman of Cricket Australia

David Peever is expected to resign on Thursday afternoon as chairman of Cricket Australia. The CA board is meeting shortly and sources say Peever will tender his resignation. The chairman has been under intense pressure since the release on Monday of The Ethics Centre's damning review of the culture at CA. The report painted a picture of an "arrogant 11

3 October 2018 2:32 AM Government will let delayed European horses run on Guineas Day

The European gallopers whose arrival into Australia was delayed by flight problems last weekend will now be allowed to race on Caulfield Guineas day, after the federal government granted Racing Victoria's appeal to allow them out of quarantine on October 13. Problems had arisen when a large shipment of top-flight Cups contenders were stranded on the tarmac 15

15 September 2018 2:39 AM Emily Tapp sets sights on Paralympic Games gold

Another gold medal and a plate full of pancakes later, paratriathlete Emily Tapp has set her sights on finally becoming a Paralympian. The Canberra-based athlete won gold in the ITU world paratriathlon grand final on the Gold Coast on Saturday, marking a successful comeback from bilateral half-tunnel release surgery on her wrists. Now the Commonwealth 15

27 June 2018 8:11 AM Super weekend of Canberra netball heading for sell-out

"There's only a couple of hundred left, I spoke to Netball NSW and they will release standing room tickets once we sell-out, but there will only be about 100 of those," Bittner said. "It’s certainly one of the biggest weekends we've [hosted] and we’ve been quite fortunate to secure the ANL finals. That hasn’t happened before. "We get pretty good traction 32

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 48

28 March 2018 11:23 AM Smith and Warner receive 12-month bans, Bancroft nine months

Combined with lost earnings from playing for Australia, Smith and Warner will now miss out on a staggering sum of upwards of $4 million each over the next 12 months, not taking into account lost sponsorships. CA chief executive James Sutherland met with the players in their hotel in the city's Sandton district on Wednesday morning to tell them their 33

1 March 2018 9:09 AM Australian fans face wait until 2022 to see South Africa in Tests

The FTP and the schedule for the inaugural world Test championship is yet to be finalised, with a formal release not expected until at least April, however as it stands Australian spectators will have a long wait before seeing the Proteas in the longest form. Smith would be 33 by the time of the next series between the two sides in Australia, with India 49

25 February 2018 11:43 AM Basketball Australia ready to bring NBA Boomers home

The Boomers are assured of facing the best three Middle East teams from Group D which features Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan and Qatar with all four nations still in contention to make the second round. “It just depends on that draw and who we pick up in that window,” Moore said. “It could be away-away depending on who we play, I don’t know the machinations 44

14 February 2018 9:00 AM Peter FitzSimons' predictions for the sporting year of 2018

Canterbury Bulldogs will rise. Without being unkind, I have no clue how the board led by Ray Dib got as close as they did to holding on to power in the elections last weekend. In the course of Dib's reign, the Dogs lost damn nigh everything, starting with their matches, and up to and including their two most revered and passionate players, Josh Reynolds 48