Amlan Chakraborty 11:09 PM Pakistani umpire Asad Rauf was handed a five-year ban by the Indian cricket board (BCCI) on Friday over his involvement in an illegal betting scandal that blighted the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) season.
Jason Dasey 11:59 PM Singing the national anthem of his adopted country took a while to get used to for Perth-born Matthew Davies.
Phil Lutton 6:01 PM The NRL enters a new era of refereeing on Saturday night but the coaching great and Australian captain have advised against expecting miracles.
9:27 AM Duncan Taylor will start at centre for Scotland against Wales in the Six Nations on Saturday, the only change to coach Vern Cotter's starting line-up that lost their opener to England.
9:15 AM Fergus McFadden has been drafted into Ireland's Six Nations squad to face France, with Simon Zebo unable to overcome his knee injury.
Larissa Nicholson 12:45 PM Essendon coach John Worsfold has admitted he did not know if suspended Bombers players have made the right call in appealing their doping convictions, but he said he supported their right to do so.
Zac Lowe 6:24 PM Adam Tett will take the field against Weston Creek this weekend for his 100th match, but he is adamant that his only focus is winning the match.
It's been the season from hell but it won't end winless for the Caps.
Clarke to play for Wests against Randwick Petersham next week.
Tournament underdogs Parramatta have started the year in style.