Aaron Finch has been axed as Australia's Twenty20 captain on the eve of the World Twenty20, with Steve Smith to replace him.
The simmering tension between Australia and New Zealand boiled over after the controversial dismissal of Mitchell Marsh sealed a rare one-day series loss for the world champions and sewed the seeds for a fiery Test battle.
The writing was on the wall for Aaron Finch three weeks ago, but his axing as captain so close to a major tournament is further proof the national T20 side remains a distant third in priorities for Cricket Australia.
It is just as well for Melbourne City coach John van 't Schip that he remains committed to the team's attacking philosophy.
Two of Sydney's five foreign players will miss out on the Asian Champions League but none will know their fate until deadline day
Sam Burgess' second-coming at South Sydney has been pushed back another week with the Rabbitohs set to rest the dual international for this weekend's Charity Shield.
The Rugby League Players Association has hit out at the NRL for refusing to grant Manly's wish to bring in an extra player after the Sea Eagles were hit hard by injuries during the Auckland Nines.
David Polkinghorne 6:04 PM Brumbies fullback Aidan Toua says their attack will step up a notch with big names coming in.
The AFL was forced to pour in more than $2 million in additional funding for the Gold Coast Suns in 2015 to cover a bigger than expected financial loss.
The 10 Victorian-based AFL clubs managed to cut their debt levels but financial losses increased in 2015, and tougher trading conditions could impact their fiscal performances this year.
David Polkinghorne 7:30 PM Canberra greyhound race caller Kel O'Rourke says the actions of a few are giving the rest of the industry a bad name.
David Polkinghorne 7:16 PM After 15 years with Cricket ACT, Meteors coach decides to get some work-life balance.
Large doses of the anti-inflammatory drug ibuprofen is behind the positive swabs that have shocked the racing industry, well-placed sources say.
Trainer Brent Stanley will face four charges issued by Racing Victoria stewards following the sale of his former racehorse Equita to Hong Kong last year.
Tournament underdogs Parramatta have started the year in style.
The Warriors were facing an early exit until Shaun Johnson arrived.