Live: Australia v India, second Test, day two

Rohan Connolly 12:38 PM   Join Rohan Connolly for all the day two action of the second Test between Australia and India at the Gabba.

Top stories

Aussies under attack... on and off the field

Mitchell Starc.

Scott Parker 11:49 AM   After day one of the Gabba Test the Australian team have taken fire both on and off the field with Shane Warne labeling Aussie spearhead Mitchell Starc as "soft".

Aussie siblings to have played Test cricket

Mitchell and Shaun Marsh - thumbnail

10:54 PM   In 137 years of Test cricket only five pairs of Australian brothers have played together in the same match.

TVN-Sky feud boils over as vision pulled

Done deal: Sky Racing will cease to show Australia's top thoroughbred meetings from today with Channel Seven, which already broadcasts big-ticket meetings like It's A Dundeel's Queen Elizabeth Stakes win during The Championships, seen as a long-term solution.

Adam Pengilly 7:39 PM   TVN has brokered an interim agreement to screen NSW and Victorian racing in pubs and clubs throughout Australia after balking at Sky Channel's latest offer for vision rights.

Soccer

Gallop eyes FFA Cup expansion

Adelaide United won the inaugural FFA Cup.

12:39 PM   A Super Cup style contest pitting the FFA Cup and A-League champions is a possibility to open the 2015/16 season after the success of the first Cup competition.

Carter confirms French club deal

IN THE MONEY: All Blacks No 10 Dan Carter photographed this morning ringing the NZX bell for the listing of Arvida Group - a company he holds shares in.

Richard Knowler 11:51 AM   All Blacks first five-eighth leaving NZ Rugby after next year's World Cup on a deal reportedly worth $3m.

ACT Sport

Cricket

Canberra's dozen dive into the Big Bash League

Will Sheridan crosses town to the Melbourne Stars in 2014-2015.

Lee Gaskin 7:00 PM   Canberra players will be scattered across the country in the Big Bash League, with a dozen spread across the eight teams.

Basketball

Jess Bibby on verge of three-point history, but winning main focus

Jess Bibby in action against the Sydney Flames.

Jon Tuxworth 5:59 PM   She's poised to become the most prolific three-point shooter in WNBL history, but Canberra Capitals guard Jess Bibby's sole focus is keeping the club's fading finals hopes alive when they face the 'Doomsday Double' road trip this weekend. 

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Rugby Heaven

Brumbies chairman Kennedy wants local talent

Brumbies

Chris Dutton 7:16 PM   New ACT Brumbies chairman Robert Kennedy wants to invest in local talent, declaring the club will make Canberra players a priority in future recruitment and suggested a cap be put in place for marquee Super Rugby players from interstate.

Horwill joins Ashley-Cooper in departure lounge

England bound: Queensland Reds forward James Horwill speaks to the media at Ballymore Stadium announcing he has signed a three-year deal for after the 2015 Rugby World Cup with English Rugby club Harlequins.

11:41 AM   Veteran Wallabies James Horwill and Adam Ashley-Cooper have announced they will depart Australian rugby after the 2015 World Cup.

ACT BRUMBIES NEWS

League HQ

Creagh backs Dragons forwards critics

Ben Creagh.

Michael Carayannis 7:09 PM   St George Illawarra captain Ben Creagh believes the criticism directed at the club's forward pack last season was "warranted".

Rabbitohs gear up for life after Burgess

Sam Burgess.

Darren Walton 3:46 PM   South Sydney coach Michael Maguire has promised Rabbitohs fans that the NRL premiers are well prepared for life without Sam Burgess.

CANBERRA RAIDERS NEWS

Football

Gallop eyes FFA Cup expansion

Adelaide United won the inaugural FFA Cup.

12:39 PM   A Super Cup style contest pitting the FFA Cup and A-League champions is a possibility to open the 2015/16 season after the success of the first Cup competition.

Wanderers lose again at Club World Cup

Heads up: Western Sydney Wanderers' Daniel Alessi and ES Setif's Mohamed Benyettou jump for the ball.

Liam FitzGibbon 7:03 AM   Western Sydney's frustrating Club World Cup campaign has ended with a loss on penalties to African champions ES Setif of Algeria in the playoff for fifth place.

Cricket

Aussies under attack... on and off the field

Mitchell Starc.

Scott Parker 11:49 AM   After day one of the Gabba Test the Australian team, ravaged by the Brisbane heat and a number of player injuries, have taken fire both on and off the field with Shane Warne labeling Aussie spearhead Mitchell Starc as "soft".

ODI decision disappoints Pakistan

Reluctant: Senior Pakistan batsman Younis Khan said he and his team-mates wanted to postpone Thursday's ODI against the Black Caps after the Peshawar school horror.

7:16 AM   Pakistan cricket officials disappointed Black Caps ODI went ahead in the wake of the Peshawar school horror.

Racing

Racing NSW moves to break away as rights war heats up

Patrick Bartley

Patrick Bartley 11:02 AM   Racing NSW is poised to break away from TVN and begin negotiating with Tabcorp as the bitter vision rights war enters its first day.

Heys pins hopes on expensive colt

That's magic: Bryce Heys spent up big at the Magic Millions in the previous two years, including this More Than Ready colt.

Adam Pengilly 9:01 PM   Want a way to make a splash with first two-year-old runner? Spend $600,000 on a well-bred colt, roll it out just in time for a fling at the $2 million Magic Millions on the Gold Coast and hope like hell the horse can stand up to it.

Regional Twenty20 Final at Manuka Oval

The North Canberra Gungahlin Eagles take on the Queanbeyan Blue Bags in the The Konica Cup Regional Twenty20 final at Manuka Oval.

Canberra Capitals vs Townsville Fire

The Canberra Capitals take on the Townsville Fire at AIS Arena in Bruce in the WNBL.

Canberra Cavalry vs Melbourne Aces

Canberra Cavalry take on Melbourne Aces at Narrabundah Ballpark in the ABL.

Geoff Lawson praises Sean Abbott

Blues bowling coach Geoff Lawson opens up about the Phillip Hughes tragedy and how state and national team players have coped.

A global snapshot of sport - December 10

A look at the best in sports photos from around the world.

W-League: Canberra United vs Perth Glory

Canberra United take on Perth Glory at Viking Park, Erindale.

WNBL: Canberra Capitals v Melbourne Boomers

The Canberra Capitals take on the Melbourne Boomers at Southern Cross Stadium, Canberra

Walk on Walk Strong charity event

Henry Speight loses the Afro at Westfield Belconnen for the charity Walk on Walk Strong which helps kids with cancer.

Australian Schools Championships finals at Southern Cross Stadium.

School basketball teams face off at Southern Cross Stadium on December 5th for the Australian Schools Championship.

Tributes roll in for Phillip Hughes

Tributes from prime ministers past and present, team mates, cricket legends for Phillip Hughes.