Chris Barrett 6:19 AM Michael Clarke will enter Sunday's must-win match against Sri Lanka at the SCG with only 37 minutes of batting under his belt since his return for Australia in the World Cup, after missing a golden opportunity for more time in the middle against Afghanistan.
Andrew Wu 12:44 AM Shane Watson says he has nobody to blame but himself for the poor run which resulted in him being dropped from Australia's one-day team for the first time in seven years.
9:28 PM Teams, stats and previews for the six games in round four.
Phil Lutton 8:19 AM South Sydney captain Greg Inglis said South Sydney delivered on their intention to make a round-one statement after their 30-point demolition of the Broncos at Suncorp Stadium.
Andrew Webster 8:19 AM In oppressive Queensland humidity, on a Thursday night, in South Sydney's first match of their premiership defence, in Wayne Bennett's first match back at the Broncos, on the same day Titans players faced court on cocaine charges and Geoff Toovey already looked under enormous pressure at Manly, a day after a Souths premiership ring was found in a Darwin drug bust, in the same week the NRL denied an off-field incident in Arizona had been covered up by their star recruit Shane Richardson, the season kicked off.
Tom Williams 7:26 AM Manchester United centre-back Jonny Evans and Newcastle United striker Papiss Cisse have been charged over allegations they spat at each other, the English Football Association announced on Thursday.
Eryk Bagshaw 12:46 AM The Western Sydney Wanderers and Guangzhou Evergrande have played out the longest known injury time in Asian football history.
9:12 PM Flourishing in Nick Kyrgios' shadow of late, Bernard Tomic will step squarely back into the spotlight in Australia's bid for a drought-breaking Davis Cup win in the Czech Republic.
Brumbies big man Jordan Smiler opens up on his aspirations for the 2015 Super Rugby season.
South Africa take on Ireland at Manuka Oval for the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.
The West Indies take on a determined Zimbabwe in their Group B match at Manuka Oval.
Newcastle coasted to a 26-4 trial win over Canberra in Queanbeyan.
More heartbreak for Wanderers as Reds strike late at Hindmarsh.
West Indian batsmen Darren Bravo suffered a scare against Pakistan.