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We want you: USA Cricket eyes Australia and BBL matches

We want you: USA Cricket eyes Australia and BBL matches

USA Cricket chairman Paraag Marathe is keen to lure big-time cricket to his nation's new state-of-the-art cricket stadium and is planning a new Twenty20 compet [...] Read full article: We want you: USA Cricket eyes Australia ...→

Will 2020 change how we prepare AFL draft prospects?

Will 2020 change how we prepare AFL draft prospects?

In a challenging year, one of the positives to come out of 2020 on this side of the country has been that some draft prospects have had to step up and play sen [...] Read full article: Will 2020 change how we prepare AFL draf...→

Country clubs sweat on higher cap on crowds

Country clubs sweat on higher cap on crowds

Yarra Valley Racing wants to be a benchmark for COVID-Safe events, in the hope of further easing of crowd restrictions. Read full article: Country clubs sweat on higher cap on cro...→

Mitch Starc's horror over: 1,wd,0,1,wd,wd4,wd,1,nb4,4,0!

Mitch Starc's horror over: 1,wd,0,1,wd,wd4,wd,1,nb4,4,0!

Cricket: Mitch Starc's first over for the Aussies needs to be seen, to be believed. The quick went for 20 runs, which included 4 wides and a no ball. Read full article: Mitch Starc's horror over: 1,wd,0,1,wd,w...→

The disease ‘destroying’ Aussie champ

The disease ‘destroying’ Aussie champ

Australian MotoGP legend Casey Stoner has opened up about his battle with chronic fatigue syndrome, conceding the disease “is destroying me”. Read full article: The disease ‘destroying’ Aussie champ...→

SCG security slammed over cricket protest

SCG security slammed over cricket protest

A protest of a $1 billion loan to mining company Adani by the State Bank of India has spilt onto the SCG with two men running onto the field. Read full article: SCG security slammed over cricket protes...→

Tennis stars can practise in quarantine ahead of Open, ATP says

Tennis stars can practise in quarantine ahead of Open, ATP says

A significant threat to the quality of international names competing at the Australian Open is closer to being avoided, after the ATP told players they would b [...] Read full article: Tennis stars can practise in quarantine ...→

BWA’s State Champs come to The West

BWA’s State Champs come to The West

Basketball Western Australia’s State Championships starts this weekend for a four-week record-breaking hoops spectacle covering every age group and division. Read full article: BWA’s State Champs come to The West...→

India WASTE simple catch

India WASTE simple catch

Cricket: Steve Smith will be counting his blessing after Shikhar Dhawan missed what appeared to be a simple catch in Australia's ODI clash against India. Read full article: India WASTE simple catch...→

Teen star Litchfield locks in future

Teen star Litchfield locks in future

Phoebe Litchfield has only just finished Year 11 and already shes notched up 24 WBBL games with the biggest one yet to come. Read full article: Teen star Litchfield locks in future...→

Aussie coaching brigade pleases Arnold

Aussie coaching brigade pleases Arnold

An A-League coaching line-up made up almost exclusively of Australian mentors will be crucial for the development of young players set to receive greater game [...] Read full article: Aussie coaching brigade pleases Arnold...→

Basketball ready to return in Echuca - Riverine Herald

Basketball ready to return in Echuca - Riverine Herald

ECHUCA's junior Pirates program is ready to return to the hardwood. Having now received approval from Campaspe Shire to return to Echuca Stadium in line with t [...] Read full article: Basketball ready to return in Echuca - R...→

Sanchez a Spanish coup for Western United

Sanchez a Spanish coup for Western United

Western Uniteds A-League title hopes have been boosted by the signing of ex-Barcelona midfielder Victor Sanchez, a former teammate of Argentine great Lionel Me [...] Read full article: Sanchez a Spanish coup for Western Unite...→

Richardson nearing top gear for Big Bash

Richardson nearing top gear for Big Bash

Perth Scorchers tearaway Jhye Richardson has declared himself ‘ready to go’ for the Big Bash opener against Melbourne Renegades in Hobart on December 12. Read full article: Richardson nearing top gear for Big Bash...→

Social distanced security? Bizarre response to invaders

Social distanced security? Bizarre response to invaders

SCG security staff took more than 90 seconds to remove environmental protesters, and appeared to practice social distancing when they eventually did escort the [...] Read full article: Social distanced security? Bizarre respo...→

Dragons finally release Saab as dominos fall in transfer market

Dragons finally release Saab as dominos fall in transfer market

After months of speculation over his future, St George Illawarra has relented and granted Jason Saab the release he desired to enable him to join Manly. Read full article: Dragons finally release Saab as dominos ...→

6 Diego Maradona dead at 60: Cocaine use, phone tap, sex workers, mafia, Napoli | Cairns Post

6 Diego Maradona dead at 60: Cocaine use, phone tap, sex workers, mafia, Napoli | Cairns Post

He was the worlds greatest footballer, but Diego Maradona was worn down by his fame. A phone call to order sex workers would be his undoing. Read full article: 6 Diego Maradona dead at 60: Cocaine use...→

A few beers with Roughie and Frawley became a Saint

A few beers with Roughie and Frawley became a Saint

James Frawley has revealed that a chat over a few beers with Jarryd Roughead is what led the 32-year-old to come out of retirement and join St Kilda. Read full article: A few beers with Roughie and Frawley bec...→

'Don't stuff it up' - Frawley name a lot to live up to for James

'Don't stuff it up' - Frawley name a lot to live up to for James

James Frawley has come out of retirement to join St Kilda and follow in the footsteps of his late Uncle Danny who captained the club for 177 games. Read full article: 'Don't stuff it up' - Frawley name a lot...→

Kerang and Cohuna Little Athletics back on track - Gannawarra Times

Kerang and Cohuna Little Athletics back on track - Gannawarra Times

THE Little Athletics season in Kerang and Cohuna is attracting healthy numbers of participants, but more children are encouraged to try the sport. Read full article: Kerang and Cohuna Little Athletics back ...→

‘Lack of clarity’: Kohli vents on Rohit frustration

‘Lack of clarity’: Kohli vents on Rohit frustration

Cracks have appeared in the Indian camp on the morning of the first ODI, with captain Virat Kohli revealing his frustration at superstar Rohit Sharma going AWO [...] Read full article: ‘Lack of clarity’: Kohli vents on Rohit ...→

Foster pays tribute to Maradona

Foster pays tribute to Maradona

Former Socceroo and football expert Craig Foster has paid tribute to Diego Maradona after the icon's death at 60. Read full article: Foster pays tribute to Maradona...→

Inside Running: Crowds back on course in country Victoria

Inside Running: Crowds back on course in country Victoria

Crowds of up to 500 will be welcomed back to the races in regional Victoria this weekend, at Yarra Valley on Saturday and Warrnambool on Sunday. Read full article: Inside Running: Crowds back on course in...→

St Kilda Saints

St Kilda Saints

St Kilda has finally offered their contract for Adelaide Crow Brad Crouch, leaving the Crows three days to decide to match it or not and force them into a trad [...] Read full article: St Kilda Saints...→

Bragging rights on the line as brothers gear up for battle

Bragging rights on the line as brothers gear up for battle

After a patient apprenticeship and the desire to finish secondary school, Zac Lloyd finally steps into the raceday spotlight at Dalby on Friday afternoon, aimi [...] Read full article: Bragging rights on the line as brothers ...→

Good weather, good fishing | Geelong Independent

Some fantastic reports this week with most species fishing very well and with some fantastic weather coming up. The Snapper … Read full article: Good weather, good fishing | Geelong Ind...→

‘We were praying’: JL opens up on India tour hurdles

‘We were praying’: JL opens up on India tour hurdles

Not a single day has gone by in the past six months where Justin Langer hasn’t been haunted by the dire consequences of India’s tour of Australia falling over. Read full article: ‘We were praying’: JL opens up on India ...→

Junior cricket back in action - Warracknabeal Herald

Junior cricket back in action - Warracknabeal Herald

JUNIOR cricket has returned to play with many returning for a hotly contested season. In the first week back - two weeks ago -Team McCredden won the first bat [...] Read full article: Junior cricket back in action - Warrackn...→

Maradona's colourful & complicated legacy

Maradona's colourful & complicated legacy

Football: Maradona is undoubtedly one of the greatest footballers to ever play the game, but his offield troubles complicate his legacy. Read full article: Maradona's colourful & complicated legac...→

James Frawley joins St Kilda

James Frawley joins St Kilda

AFL: James Frawley's retirement was shortlived, with the former Demons and Hawks defender agreeing to join St Kilda for the 2021 season. Read full article: James Frawley joins St Kilda...→

Cracks appear: Kohli frustrated after star goes AWOL

Cracks appear: Kohli frustrated after star goes AWOL

Cracks have appeared in the Indian camp on the morning of the first ODI, with captain Virat Kohli revealing his frustration at superstar Rohit Sharma going AWO [...] Read full article: Cracks appear: Kohli frustrated after st...→

West Indies collapse!

West Indies collapse!

Cricket: The West Indies scored 55 off the first three overs in their first T20 against New Zealand - then lost five for one. Read full article: West Indies collapse!...→

‘Fuming’: Hayne’s response to woman’s text

‘Fuming’: Hayne’s response to woman’s text

Ex-NRL star Jarryd Hayne says he knew the woman who has accused him of sexual assault “didn’t want to have sex” but denies forcing himself on her or any wrongd [...] Read full article: ‘Fuming’: Hayne’s response to woman’s te...→

How did Cummins drop this?

How did Cummins drop this?

Cricket: Pat Cummins appeared to lose the ball in the lights of the SCG, putting down a simple catch in Australia's ODI clash against India. Read full article: How did Cummins drop this?...→

Seven-time F1 champion Lewis Hamilton to be knighted in New Years’ Hours list: Reports

Seven-time F1 champion Lewis Hamilton to be knighted in New Years’ Hours list: Reports

Lewis Hamilton is set to become Sir Lewis Hamilton after reports the seven-time F1 world champion was set to be knighted in the New Years’ Honours list. Read full article: Seven-time F1 champion Lewis Hamilton to...→

‘This disease is destroying me’: Stoner’s health battle

‘This disease is destroying me’: Stoner’s health battle

Australian MotoGP legend Casey Stoner has opened up about his battle with chronic fatigue syndrome, conceding the disease “is destroying me”. Read full article: ‘This disease is destroying me’: Stoner’...→

State champs break participation record

State champs break participation record

Basketball Western Australia’s State Championships starts this weekend for a four-week record-breaking hoops spectacle covering every age group and division. Read full article: State champs break participation record...→

Finch, Smith HAMMER India in ODI return

Finch, Smith HAMMER India in ODI return

Aaron Finch blazed a century and Steve Smith joined the party with some big late hitting to earn one of his own as the Aussies thundered to their highest-ever [...] Read full article: Finch, Smith HAMMER India in ODI return...→

AFL create '18 Collingwoods' telling clubs to back end contracts

AFL create '18 Collingwoods' telling clubs to back end contracts

Irate AFL clubs have warned there will be “18 Collingwoods” forced into back-ending contracts to get under the reduced salary cap next year. Read full article: AFL create '18 Collingwoods' telling clu...→

Open the gates for bumper Big Bash crowds

Open the gates for bumper Big Bash crowds

Crowds could hit capacity at Big Bash games in Queensland and Sydney this summer as the doors to live sport continue to open after a 2020 spent watching on TV. Read full article: Open the gates for bumper Big Bash crowd...→

Local judokas have a throw at national fame

Local judokas have a throw at national fame

FIVE judokas from the Castle Hill PCYC Judo Club will represent Queensland at the Australian National Judo Championships on the Gold Coast this weekend. Read full article: Local judokas have a throw at national f...→

Red flags and beer bottles: AFL recruiter’s confessions

Red flags and beer bottles: AFL recruiter’s confessions

Home visits are a big part of the draft process, but occasionally a player tries to bend the rules, or forgets about the interview completely. Read full article: Red flags and beer bottles: AFL recruite...→

Ian Botham's grandson to start for Wales – against England

Ian Botham's grandson to start for Wales – against England

Ian Botham engaged in countless battles for England during his cricket career, but he admits he will be cheering for Wales in rugby on Sunday. Read full article: Ian Botham's grandson to start for Wales...→

Can Stars complete Vic COVID bubble sweep?

Can Stars complete Vic COVID bubble sweep?

From the darkness of extra time in quarantine to the light of exiting the WBBL hub, potentially as champions, Melbourne Stars captain Meg Lanning said “playing [...] Read full article: Can Stars complete Vic COVID bubble swee...→

The day yours truly made a big impression on Maradona

The day yours truly made a big impression on Maradona

When Diego came to Sydney in 1993, the Fitz Files fought its way to the front of the media scrum to bag an exclusive with the biggest name in world soccer ... Read full article: The day yours truly made a big impressio...→

Aussies make call on rising star for first ODI

Aussies make call on rising star for first ODI

Cameron Green will have to wait for his international debut after Australia stuck with Marcus Stoinis for the opening ODI of the summer against India. Read full article: Aussies make call on rising star for fir...→

‘Interest from Freo’: Goalsneak confirms Dockers talks

‘Interest from Freo’: Goalsneak confirms Dockers talks

Meet the South Australian small forward who has revealed he’s been in talks with Fremantle and one other AFL club ahead of next month’s draft. Could he soon be [...] Read full article: ‘Interest from Freo’: Goalsneak confirms...→

F1 stars’ eye-watering salaries revealed

F1 stars’ eye-watering salaries revealed

Formula 1 drivers are some of the most skilled individuals behind a steering wheel on planet earth. Read full article: F1 stars’ eye-watering salaries revealed...→

Open the gates, Big Bash crowds to surge

Open the gates, Big Bash crowds to surge

Crowds could hit capacity at Big Bash games in Queensland and Sydney this summer as the doors to live sport continue to open after a 2020 spent watching it on [...] Read full article: Open the gates, Big Bash crowds to surge...→

Brisbane boy lands NBA deal

Brisbane boy lands NBA deal

Brisbane Bullets star Will Magnay is headed for the NBA, with the towering centre set to sign a two-way deal with the New Orleans Pelicans. Read full article: Brisbane boy lands NBA deal...→

Jarryd Hayne phone taps played at sexual assault trial

Jarryd Hayne phone taps played at sexual assault trial

Police phone taps recorded Jarryd Hayne telling former NSW teammate Mitchell Pearce that he would sue the woman accusing him of sexual assault for defamation. Read full article: Jarryd Hayne phone taps played at sexual...→

Parnham out to spoil the party in Winterbottom Stakes

Parnham out to spoil the party in Winterbottom Stakes

Veteran WA trainer Neville Parnham is convinced he has a boom sprinter on his hands and the only fly in the ointment for Saturday’s Winterbottom Stakes assignm [...] Read full article: Parnham out to spoil the party in Winter...→

GVL reports $28,000 loss in pandemic season - Benalla Ensign

GVL reports $28,000 loss in pandemic season - Benalla Ensign

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major financial impact on Goulburn Valley League. At the league's AGM held on Wednesday night, chairman David Roff announced th [...] Read full article: GVL reports $28,000 loss in pandemic sea...→

Olinda Cricket Club makes history | Ranges Trader Star Mail

Olinda Cricket Club makes history | Ranges Trader Star Mail

Olinda Cricket Club have hit gender barriers for six, with the club’s first ever women’s cricket team taking to the … Read full article: Olinda Cricket Club makes history | Rang...→

Ground capacities expected to rise for Big Bash games as the doors to live sport open again

Ground capacities expected to rise for Big Bash games as the doors to live sport open again

Crowds could hit capacity at Big Bash games in Queensland and Sydney this summer as the doors to live sport continue to open after a 2020 spent watching it on [...] Read full article: Ground capacities expected to rise for B...→

West Coast signs Jones for 2021 | Spec.com.au

West Coast signs Jones for 2021 | Spec.com.au

THE journey of Heywood’s Jamaine Jones through the Australian Football League will continue into 2021 with the West Coast Eagles retaining the 22-year-old for Read full article: West Coast signs Jones for 2021 | Spec.c...→

Thunder through to WBBL final

Thunder through to WBBL final

Sydney Thunder’s youngsters will now face Brisbane Heat in Saturday’s decider. Read full article: Thunder through to WBBL final...→

Legend’s Maradona tribute goes viral

Legend’s Maradona tribute goes viral

The death of Diego Maradona at 60 years old has left the world stunned with an incredible outpouring of grief from past and present players as well as fans acr [...] Read full article: Legend’s Maradona tribute goes viral...→

Zac Lloyd will have a familiar face alongside him as he makes his long-awaited r

Zac Lloyd will have a familiar face alongside him as he makes his long-awaited riding debut at Dalby on Friday.... Premiership frontrunner Ryan Maloney had fla [...] Read full article: Zac Lloyd will have a familiar face alon...→

Winter tennis season finally ends | Geelong Independent

The final round of Tennis Geelong’s winter midweek season played out on Tuesday in a year of competition interrupted by … Read full article: Winter tennis season finally ends | Geel...→

The Rock’s float takes over social media

The Rock’s float takes over social media

The annual Thanksgiving Day parade hasn’t exactly hit the sweet spot for Americans this year like it has in years gone by. Read full article: The Rock’s float takes over social media...→

Golf report | November 27 - Riverine Herald

Golf report | November 27 - Riverine Herald

Rich River Men Tuesday, November 17 Four-ball golf was back after a brief hiatus, with several duos struggling to adapt to the team play registering low scores [...] Read full article: Golf report | November 27 - Riverine Her...→

Lover banned from wake by ex-wife

Lover banned from wake by ex-wife

Diego Maradona’s former lover was left in tears after claiming his ex-wife had stopped her entering a family wake. Read full article: Lover banned from wake by ex-wife...→

NRLW takes back seat as superstar hits Olympic trail

NRLW takes back seat as superstar hits Olympic trail

She hasn’t ruled out an NRLW return, but Australian Sevens star Charlotte Caslick is certain about one thing - defending Olympic Gold is her top priority for 2 [...] Read full article: NRLW takes back seat as superstar hits O...→

YACHTS BACK AT LAKE CULLULLERAINE

YACHTS BACK AT LAKE CULLULLERAINE

VETERAN Mildura sportsman Bernard Meyer has again taken to Lake Cullulleraine in the opening weeks of the yacht club's 2020-2021 season. He plans to be at the Read full article: YACHTS BACK AT LAKE CULLULLERAINE...→

Debutant’s day starts with win, ends on backside

Debutant’s day starts with win, ends on backside

Having watched his father Jeff ride all his life, Zac Lloyd was well aware the riding caper is a tough business and by the close of his first day in the saddle [...] Read full article: Debutant’s day starts with win, ends on ...→

Royal fan Hamilton says he would never refuse a knighthood

Royal fan Hamilton says he would never refuse a knighthood

Formula One's most successful driver of all time Lewis Hamilton has left no doubt he'd accept a knighthood if it was offered to him Read full article: Royal fan Hamilton says he would never r...→

Aussie makes $20 million NBA move

Aussie makes $20 million NBA move

Max extensions for All Stars Jayson Tatum and Donovan Mitchell have headlined another dramatic day of NBA free agency. Read full article: Aussie makes $20 million NBA move...→

5 Australia v India cricket live scores, teams, stream, odds, start time | The Mercury

5 Australia v India cricket live scores, teams, stream, odds, start time | The Mercury

The Virat Kohli show ended prematurely, much to the relief of the Aussies after the Indian superstar was dropped by Adam Zampa. Read full article: 5 Australia v India cricket live scores,...→

Akram's Deano tribute

Akram's Deano tribute

Cricket: Wasim Akram paid tribute to Australian cricketer Dean Jones, who passed away in September whilst in India. Read full article: Akram's Deano tribute...→

‘Football friends’ pushing each other towards AFL dream

‘Football friends’ pushing each other towards AFL dream

Denver Grainger-Barras and Zane Trew have gone through Swan Districts and WA under-age development programs together, suffered the same injury and have always [...] Read full article: ‘Football friends’ pushing each other to...→

Smith SMASHES India with quickfire ton

Smith SMASHES India with quickfire ton

Aaron Finch blazed a century and Steve Smith joined the party with some big late hitting to earn one of his own as the Aussies thundered to their highest-ever [...] Read full article: Smith SMASHES India with quickfire ton...→

How quarantine fast tracked Mooney’s Wildcats education

How quarantine fast tracked Mooney’s Wildcats education

Perth Wildcats import John Mooney has used his two weeks in quarantine to undertake a crash course on the club and the NBL in a bid to fast track his introduct [...] Read full article: How quarantine fast tracked Mooney’s Wil...→

Was Warner robbed?

Was Warner robbed?

Cricket: The third umpire overturned a not-out decision, which saw David Warner caught behind for 69 runs in Australia's first ODI against India. Read full article: Was Warner robbed?...→

Protesters interrupt first ODI between Australia and India

Protesters interrupt first ODI between Australia and India

A protest of a $1 billion loan to mining company Adani by the State Bank of India has spilt onto the SCG with two men running onto the field. Read full article: Protesters interrupt first ODI between A...→

No Legend for Snitz to contend with

No Legend for Snitz to contend with

The best horses have a history of breaking hearts and Matt Dunn conceded that his sprinter Snitz will be better this time in without taking on a big grey calle [...] Read full article: No Legend for Snitz to contend with...→

SCG = Security’s Chasing Gently

SCG = Security’s Chasing Gently

SCG security staff took more than 90 seconds to remove environmental protesters, and appeared to practice social distancing when they eventually did escort the [...] Read full article: SCG = Security’s Chasing Gently...→

Harness racing returns to Allman Park | Southern Free Times

Harness racing returns to Allman Park | Southern Free Times

After a three-year hiatus, the much loved Warwick Trots are set to return to Allman Park next Sunday, 6 December. […] Read full article: Harness racing returns to Allman Park | ...→

Parnham out to spoil party for Trekking

Parnham out to spoil party for Trekking

Veteran WA trainer Neville Parnham is convinced he has a boom sprinter on his hands and the only fly in the ointment for Saturday’s Winterbottom Stakes assignm [...] Read full article: Parnham out to spoil party for Trekking...→

SCG honours Dean Jones

SCG honours Dean Jones

Cricket: Before the first ball of the Summer of cricket was bowled, Australia and India paid tribute to the late Dean Jones at the SCG. Read full article: SCG honours Dean Jones...→

A League coup: former Messi teammate signs on

A League coup: former Messi teammate signs on

Western United’s A-League title hopes have been boosted by the signing of ex-Barcelona midfielder Victor Sanchez, a former teammate of Argentine great Lionel M [...] Read full article: A League coup: former Messi teammate sig...→

Indian superstar Virat Kohli takes aim at 'confusing' mess

Welcome to our live coverage of the first ODI between Australia and India, taking place at the SCG. Read full article: Indian superstar Virat Kohli takes aim a...→

WA duo called into Wallaroos squad

WA duo called into Wallaroos squad

Two RugbyWA Super W players have their eyes set firmly on next year’s world cup in New Zealand after being selected for the Wallaroos camp. Read full article: WA duo called into Wallaroos squad...→

Eye-watering salaries of F1 stars revealed

Eye-watering salaries of F1 stars revealed

Formula 1 drivers are some of the most skilled individuals behind a steering wheel on planet earth. Read full article: Eye-watering salaries of F1 stars reveal...→

Running hot: Jolly keen to keep form going

Running hot: Jolly keen to keep form going

Trainer David Jolly has his stable firing on all cylinders and he’s hoping to continue his red-hot run when he launches a two-pronged attack in Saturday’s List [...] Read full article: Running hot: Jolly keen to keep form goi...→

Freo’s best-ever draft picks by round

Freo’s best-ever draft picks by round

The Dockers have had a fine history of finding diamonds in the rough late in the draft process - including with rookie and pre-season picks. Here’s their all-t [...] Read full article: Freo’s best-ever draft picks by round...→

The NRL's off-season is well and truly in full swing, with several major signing [...]

The NRL's off-season is well and truly in full swing, with several major signing [...]

The NRL's off-season is well and truly in full swing, with several major signings either confirmed or in the works. Read full article: The NRL's off-season is well and truly i...→

Tigers begin preseason training | Spec.com.au

Tigers begin preseason training | Spec.com.au

PORTLAND’S preseason campaign kicked off in ideal conditions on Monday evening with the senior and under-18.5 footballers beginning their preparation for the Read full article: Tigers begin preseason training | Spec.c...→

Double wicket maiden secures Thunder final berth

Double wicket maiden secures Thunder final berth

Hannah Darlington’s double-wicket maiden to help finish the Brisbane Heat is proof of why Sydney Thunder’s youngsters won’t buckle in Saturday night’s WBBL fin [...] Read full article: Double wicket maiden secures Thunder fin...→

The final days in the WBBL hub could be the best for the Melbourne Stars who are vying for a first ever title

The final days in the WBBL hub could be the best for the Melbourne Stars who are vying for a first ever title

From the darkness of extra time in quarantine to the light of exiting the WBBL hub, potentially as champions, Melbourne Stars captain Meg Lanning said “playing [...] Read full article: The final days in the WBBL hub could be ...→

Maradona’s funeral draws massive crowds

Maradona’s funeral draws massive crowds

Tens of thousands of fans, many weeping, filed past the coffin of Argentina’s most iconic soccer star. Read full article: Maradona’s funeral draws massive crowds...→

Scandalise wins for club president - Warracknabeal Herald

Scandalise wins for club president - Warracknabeal Herald

Last Saturday was a red letter day for Murtoa trainers, Heather and Bruce Baxter, leading back three winners on the 12 race card. The day got off to a perfect [...] Read full article: Scandalise wins for club president - War...→

Juniors battle in summer setting - Warracknabeal Herald

PLAYERS and parents finally felt like summer was approaching, with sunshine and blue skies setting the scene for an enjoyable morning of tennis during round si [...] Read full article: Juniors battle in summer setting - Warra...→

'It was just a fluke': Bowler says Lanning ball was mostly luck

'It was just a fluke': Bowler says Lanning ball was mostly luck

How do you dismiss Meg Lanning? With a piece of seam bowling wizardry? Careful plans coming to fruition? Hardly, according to the Scorchers bowler who did the [...] Read full article: 'It was just a fluke': Bowler says Lanni...→

Cowboys happy to take hard road

Cowboys happy to take hard road

EVEN Cowboys coach Paul Green admits his side has had a favourable draw over the last two months, but that’s exactly why he’s excited by their merciless run to [...] Read full article: Cowboys happy to take hard road...→

We want you: USA Cricket eyes Australia and BBL matches

We want you: USA Cricket eyes Australia and BBL matches

USA Cricket chairman Paraag Marathe is keen to lure big-time cricket to his nation's new state-of-the-art cricket stadium and is planning a new Twenty20 compet [...] Read full article: We want you: USA Cricket eyes Australia ...→

Debutant’s day starts with win, ends on backside

Debutant’s day starts with win, ends on backside

Having watched his father Jeff ride all his life, Zac Lloyd was well aware the riding caper is a tough business and by the close of his first day in the saddle [...] Read full article: Debutant’s day starts with win, ends on ...→

‘Fuming’: Hayne’s response to woman’s text

‘Fuming’: Hayne’s response to woman’s text

Ex-NRL star Jarryd Hayne says he knew the woman who has accused him of sexual assault “didn’t want to have sex” but denies forcing himself on her or any wrongd [...] Read full article: ‘Fuming’: Hayne’s response to woman’s te...→

Country clubs sweat on higher cap on crowds

Country clubs sweat on higher cap on crowds

Yarra Valley Racing wants to be a benchmark for COVID-Safe events, in the hope of further easing of crowd restrictions. Read full article: Country clubs sweat on higher cap on cro...→

Aussie makes $20 million NBA move

Aussie makes $20 million NBA move

Max extensions for All Stars Jayson Tatum and Donovan Mitchell have headlined another dramatic day of NBA free agency. Read full article: Aussie makes $20 million NBA move...→

5 Australia v India cricket live scores, teams, stream, odds, start time | The Mercury

5 Australia v India cricket live scores, teams, stream, odds, start time | The Mercury

The Virat Kohli show ended prematurely, much to the relief of the Aussies after the Indian superstar was dropped by Adam Zampa. Read full article: 5 Australia v India cricket live scores,...→

The disease ‘destroying’ Aussie champ

The disease ‘destroying’ Aussie champ

Australian MotoGP legend Casey Stoner has opened up about his battle with chronic fatigue syndrome, conceding the disease “is destroying me”. Read full article: The disease ‘destroying’ Aussie champ...→

Akram's Deano tribute

Akram's Deano tribute

Cricket: Wasim Akram paid tribute to Australian cricketer Dean Jones, who passed away in September whilst in India. Read full article: Akram's Deano tribute...→

Tennis stars can practise in quarantine ahead of Open, ATP says

Tennis stars can practise in quarantine ahead of Open, ATP says

A significant threat to the quality of international names competing at the Australian Open is closer to being avoided, after the ATP told players they would b [...] Read full article: Tennis stars can practise in quarantine ...→

Smith SMASHES India with quickfire ton

Smith SMASHES India with quickfire ton

Aaron Finch blazed a century and Steve Smith joined the party with some big late hitting to earn one of his own as the Aussies thundered to their highest-ever [...] Read full article: Smith SMASHES India with quickfire ton...→

Finch, Smith HAMMER India in ODI return

Finch, Smith HAMMER India in ODI return

Aaron Finch blazed a century and Steve Smith joined the party with some big late hitting to earn one of his own as the Aussies thundered to their highest-ever [...] Read full article: Finch, Smith HAMMER India in ODI return...→

India WASTE simple catch

India WASTE simple catch

Cricket: Steve Smith will be counting his blessing after Shikhar Dhawan missed what appeared to be a simple catch in Australia's ODI clash against India. Read full article: India WASTE simple catch...→

Open the gates for bumper Big Bash crowds

Open the gates for bumper Big Bash crowds

Crowds could hit capacity at Big Bash games in Queensland and Sydney this summer as the doors to live sport continue to open after a 2020 spent watching on TV. Read full article: Open the gates for bumper Big Bash crowd...→

Red flags and beer bottles: AFL recruiter’s confessions

Red flags and beer bottles: AFL recruiter’s confessions

Home visits are a big part of the draft process, but occasionally a player tries to bend the rules, or forgets about the interview completely. Read full article: Red flags and beer bottles: AFL recruite...→

Basketball ready to return in Echuca - Riverine Herald

Basketball ready to return in Echuca - Riverine Herald

ECHUCA's junior Pirates program is ready to return to the hardwood. Having now received approval from Campaspe Shire to return to Echuca Stadium in line with t [...] Read full article: Basketball ready to return in Echuca - R...→

Protesters interrupt first ODI between Australia and India

Protesters interrupt first ODI between Australia and India

A protest of a $1 billion loan to mining company Adani by the State Bank of India has spilt onto the SCG with two men running onto the field. Read full article: Protesters interrupt first ODI between A...→

Can Stars complete Vic COVID bubble sweep?

Can Stars complete Vic COVID bubble sweep?

From the darkness of extra time in quarantine to the light of exiting the WBBL hub, potentially as champions, Melbourne Stars captain Meg Lanning said “playing [...] Read full article: Can Stars complete Vic COVID bubble swee...→

SCG = Security’s Chasing Gently

SCG = Security’s Chasing Gently

SCG security staff took more than 90 seconds to remove environmental protesters, and appeared to practice social distancing when they eventually did escort the [...] Read full article: SCG = Security’s Chasing Gently...→

The day yours truly made a big impression on Maradona

The day yours truly made a big impression on Maradona

When Diego came to Sydney in 1993, the Fitz Files fought its way to the front of the media scrum to bag an exclusive with the biggest name in world soccer ... Read full article: The day yours truly made a big impressio...→

Social distanced security? Bizarre response to invaders

Social distanced security? Bizarre response to invaders

SCG security staff took more than 90 seconds to remove environmental protesters, and appeared to practice social distancing when they eventually did escort the [...] Read full article: Social distanced security? Bizarre respo...→

Harness racing returns to Allman Park | Southern Free Times

Harness racing returns to Allman Park | Southern Free Times

After a three-year hiatus, the much loved Warwick Trots are set to return to Allman Park next Sunday, 6 December. […] Read full article: Harness racing returns to Allman Park | ...→

Aussies make call on rising star for first ODI

Aussies make call on rising star for first ODI

Cameron Green will have to wait for his international debut after Australia stuck with Marcus Stoinis for the opening ODI of the summer against India. Read full article: Aussies make call on rising star for fir...→

‘Interest from Freo’: Goalsneak confirms Dockers talks

‘Interest from Freo’: Goalsneak confirms Dockers talks

Meet the South Australian small forward who has revealed he’s been in talks with Fremantle and one other AFL club ahead of next month’s draft. Could he soon be [...] Read full article: ‘Interest from Freo’: Goalsneak confirms...→

A few beers with Roughie and Frawley became a Saint

A few beers with Roughie and Frawley became a Saint

James Frawley has revealed that a chat over a few beers with Jarryd Roughead is what led the 32-year-old to come out of retirement and join St Kilda. Read full article: A few beers with Roughie and Frawley bec...→

A League coup: former Messi teammate signs on

A League coup: former Messi teammate signs on

Western United’s A-League title hopes have been boosted by the signing of ex-Barcelona midfielder Victor Sanchez, a former teammate of Argentine great Lionel M [...] Read full article: A League coup: former Messi teammate sig...→

Open the gates, Big Bash crowds to surge

Open the gates, Big Bash crowds to surge

Crowds could hit capacity at Big Bash games in Queensland and Sydney this summer as the doors to live sport continue to open after a 2020 spent watching it on [...] Read full article: Open the gates, Big Bash crowds to surge...→

Kerang and Cohuna Little Athletics back on track - Gannawarra Times

Kerang and Cohuna Little Athletics back on track - Gannawarra Times

THE Little Athletics season in Kerang and Cohuna is attracting healthy numbers of participants, but more children are encouraged to try the sport. Read full article: Kerang and Cohuna Little Athletics back ...→

WA duo called into Wallaroos squad

WA duo called into Wallaroos squad

Two RugbyWA Super W players have their eyes set firmly on next year’s world cup in New Zealand after being selected for the Wallaroos camp. Read full article: WA duo called into Wallaroos squad...→

Jarryd Hayne phone taps played at sexual assault trial

Jarryd Hayne phone taps played at sexual assault trial

Police phone taps recorded Jarryd Hayne telling former NSW teammate Mitchell Pearce that he would sue the woman accusing him of sexual assault for defamation. Read full article: Jarryd Hayne phone taps played at sexual...→

Running hot: Jolly keen to keep form going

Running hot: Jolly keen to keep form going

Trainer David Jolly has his stable firing on all cylinders and he’s hoping to continue his red-hot run when he launches a two-pronged attack in Saturday’s List [...] Read full article: Running hot: Jolly keen to keep form goi...→

GVL reports $28,000 loss in pandemic season - Benalla Ensign

GVL reports $28,000 loss in pandemic season - Benalla Ensign

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major financial impact on Goulburn Valley League. At the league's AGM held on Wednesday night, chairman David Roff announced th [...] Read full article: GVL reports $28,000 loss in pandemic sea...→

Inside Running: Crowds back on course in country Victoria

Inside Running: Crowds back on course in country Victoria

Crowds of up to 500 will be welcomed back to the races in regional Victoria this weekend, at Yarra Valley on Saturday and Warrnambool on Sunday. Read full article: Inside Running: Crowds back on course in...→

Ground capacities expected to rise for Big Bash games as the doors to live sport open again

Ground capacities expected to rise for Big Bash games as the doors to live sport open again

Crowds could hit capacity at Big Bash games in Queensland and Sydney this summer as the doors to live sport continue to open after a 2020 spent watching it on [...] Read full article: Ground capacities expected to rise for B...→

The NRL's off-season is well and truly in full swing, with several major signing [...]

The NRL's off-season is well and truly in full swing, with several major signing [...]

The NRL's off-season is well and truly in full swing, with several major signings either confirmed or in the works. Read full article: The NRL's off-season is well and truly i...→

West Coast signs Jones for 2021 | Spec.com.au

West Coast signs Jones for 2021 | Spec.com.au

THE journey of Heywood’s Jamaine Jones through the Australian Football League will continue into 2021 with the West Coast Eagles retaining the 22-year-old for Read full article: West Coast signs Jones for 2021 | Spec.c...→

St Kilda Saints

St Kilda Saints

St Kilda has finally offered their contract for Adelaide Crow Brad Crouch, leaving the Crows three days to decide to match it or not and force them into a trad [...] Read full article: St Kilda Saints...→

Bragging rights on the line as brothers gear up for battle

Bragging rights on the line as brothers gear up for battle

After a patient apprenticeship and the desire to finish secondary school, Zac Lloyd finally steps into the raceday spotlight at Dalby on Friday afternoon, aimi [...] Read full article: Bragging rights on the line as brothers ...→

Zac Lloyd will have a familiar face alongside him as he makes his long-awaited r

Zac Lloyd will have a familiar face alongside him as he makes his long-awaited riding debut at Dalby on Friday.... Premiership frontrunner Ryan Maloney had fla [...] Read full article: Zac Lloyd will have a familiar face alon...→

Good weather, good fishing | Geelong Independent

Some fantastic reports this week with most species fishing very well and with some fantastic weather coming up. The Snapper … Read full article: Good weather, good fishing | Geelong Ind...→

The final days in the WBBL hub could be the best for the Melbourne Stars who are vying for a first ever title

The final days in the WBBL hub could be the best for the Melbourne Stars who are vying for a first ever title

From the darkness of extra time in quarantine to the light of exiting the WBBL hub, potentially as champions, Melbourne Stars captain Meg Lanning said “playing [...] Read full article: The final days in the WBBL hub could be ...→

Maradona’s funeral draws massive crowds

Maradona’s funeral draws massive crowds

Tens of thousands of fans, many weeping, filed past the coffin of Argentina’s most iconic soccer star. Read full article: Maradona’s funeral draws massive crowds...→

Golf report | November 27 - Riverine Herald

Golf report | November 27 - Riverine Herald

Rich River Men Tuesday, November 17 Four-ball golf was back after a brief hiatus, with several duos struggling to adapt to the team play registering low scores [...] Read full article: Golf report | November 27 - Riverine Her...→

Junior cricket back in action - Warracknabeal Herald

Junior cricket back in action - Warracknabeal Herald

JUNIOR cricket has returned to play with many returning for a hotly contested season. In the first week back - two weeks ago -Team McCredden won the first bat [...] Read full article: Junior cricket back in action - Warrackn...→

Juniors battle in summer setting - Warracknabeal Herald

PLAYERS and parents finally felt like summer was approaching, with sunshine and blue skies setting the scene for an enjoyable morning of tennis during round si [...] Read full article: Juniors battle in summer setting - Warra...→

NRLW takes back seat as superstar hits Olympic trail

NRLW takes back seat as superstar hits Olympic trail

She hasn’t ruled out an NRLW return, but Australian Sevens star Charlotte Caslick is certain about one thing - defending Olympic Gold is her top priority for 2 [...] Read full article: NRLW takes back seat as superstar hits O...→

Cracks appear: Kohli frustrated after star goes AWOL

Cracks appear: Kohli frustrated after star goes AWOL

Cracks have appeared in the Indian camp on the morning of the first ODI, with captain Virat Kohli revealing his frustration at superstar Rohit Sharma going AWO [...] Read full article: Cracks appear: Kohli frustrated after st...→