Lee Gaskin Former Socceroos striker John Aloisi claims referee Ben Williams held a grudge with Iran coach Carlos Queiroz, while ex-Australian goalkeeper Mark Bosnich labelled the controversial sending off in Friday night's quarter-final against Iraq at Canberra Stadium as ''embarrassing''.
Daniel Lane 8:59 PM Immaturity – and not the pressure to live up to his reputation as a big-hitter – was the reason behind Sydney Sixers batsman Nic Maddinson failing to build on a series of promising starts in the Big Bash League before Saturday night's explosive innings, which propelled his team into Wednesday's final in Canberra.
7:58 PM Ross Taylor and Kane Williamson fell agonisingly short of centuries but New Zealand's imposing total ensured they beat Sri Lanka by 120 runs in the sixth one-day international on Sunday to take an unassailable 4-1 lead in their seven-match series.
Greg Baum 9:38 PM Bernard Tomic did up his laces and then aced Tomas Berdych to win the first game of their fourth round match, and began to saunter towards his courtside seat, and the sell-out Margaret Court arena crowd nestled further into theirs. Project Bernie and the mission to establish an Australian man in the quarter-finals of the eponymous Open for the first time in 10 years was on track.
Michael Lynch 9:33 PM Stadium Australia, Monday, 8pm
Michael Carayannis 8:00 PM One of Shane Richardson's opening tasks in his new role as the NRL's head of game strategy and development could be to meet with Marwan Koukash who is behind an daring bid to introduce an English club into the NRL after the game's governing body confirmed it would explore all expansion proposals
Michael Carayannis 8:00 PM Benji Marshall says he is feeling quicker than ever having shed four kilograms to be at his lightest playing weight since 2008 while revealing his high pressured mid-season to a struggling Dragons side was the toughes period of his career.
Liam Napier 3:00 AM Super Rugby faces its greatest credibility test next year as a World Cup walkout and aggressive European club recruitment blitz continues to pillage Southern Hemisphere nations.
All the action from one of the most incredible Asian Cup games ever.
Dominic Bossi previews the final day of Asian Cup quarter-finals.