Sebastian Hassett Just 48 hours after being eliminated from the Asian Cup, Iran claimed that Iraq must be banned from the tournament for fielding an ineligible player. However, at 7.30pm their complaint was dismissed, meaning Iraq will face South Korea as planned with Abdul-Zahra taking the field.
Greg Baum 11:31 AM 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.
Sebastian Hassett 12:21 AM They might be enduring a brutally short turnaround between their Asian Cup matches but Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou is confident he's successfully staved off squad burn-out before their semi-final with the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday night.
9:42 PM Persistent rain washes out tri-series match between Australia and India in Sydney.
Andrew Wu 8:19 PM Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland has hailed the Big Bash League's TV numbers this summer as a success despite the spike in crowd numbers not being mirrored in the ratings.
David Polkinghorne 6:44 PM Perth Scorchers chief executive Christina Matthews says it's disappointing for Perth fans the Big Bash League final isn't at the WACA Ground.
David Polkinghorne 6:32 PM Perth Scorchers quick Jason Behrendorff might be knocking on the door of the Australian team, but the man charged with returning Western Australia to a fast bowling production line feels he is still 12 to 18 months away from his best.
Andy Murray 8:36 PM It looks like the whole of Australia is waiting for Tuesday's match – me against Nick Kyrgios. I saw on the television on Monday morning that Channel 7 had a "Countdown to Nick" clock running along the bottom of the screen, counting off the minutes until we step on court.
Michael Carayannis 8:34 PM Confidence was so high in the Japanese camp, that team officials sent a bulk of the team's luggage to Newcastle in preparation for a potential semi-final clash against the Socceroos on Tuesday.
Josh Leeson 8:25 PM UAE coach Mahdi Ali dismissed Socceroos comments about his star player Omar Abdulrahman being lazy in defence and said their sole focus was their on-field performance.
7:48 PM Chirpy halfback Chris Sandow will captain the Eels at this weekend's Auckland Nines tournament.
Vince Rugari 5:04 PM Quade Cooper believes his latest injury setback will not damage his bid for World Cup selection.
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Dominic Bossi previews the final day of Asian Cup quarter-finals.