De Villiers magic destroys Windies

9:59 PM   AB de Villiers flayed West Indies with a unbeaten 162 off 66 to drive South Africa to a record win.

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Harrison charged with supplying drugs

CHARGED: Gold Coast Titans player Ashley Harrison.

Phil Lutton 9:14 PM   Queensland's Crime and Corruption Commission says no further arrests of footballers are on the radar after former Titans Ash Harrison and Steve Michaels were the latest to be caught up in the cocaine crisis.


ACT trainers try to defend turf   

Trainer Gratz Vella, foreperson Libby Snowden, jockey Kevin Sweeney, trainer Barbara Joseph, trainer Nick Olive and trainer Paul Jones at Thoroughbred Park ahead of the 2015 Black Opal Stakes Day.

Jon Tuxworth 7:40 PM   Veteran Canberra jockey Kevin Sweeney believes the days when a local horse is a strong hope in the Black Opal Stakes are "just about gone" as top Sydney and Melbourne jockeys target it as a Golden Slipper warm-up.

Cummins gets nod ahead of Hazlewood

Ripping in: Pat Cummins.

Chris Barrett 9:22 PM   Pat Cummins will make his World Cup debut in the trans-Tasman World Cup showdown at Eden Park on Saturday, with Australia banking on express pace to get them across the line.

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Basketball ACT red ink a one-off


Jon Tuxworth 8:58 PM   Basketball ACT are confident of being back in the black next financial year and have assured members there is no need for concern after recording a loss of nearly $218,000 for 2014-15. 

Larkham says no bias in Wallabies selections

Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham says there will be no bias in Wallabies selection.

Chris Dutton 7:18 PM   World Cup ring-in Stephen Larkham is adamant Super Rugby allegiances will be abandoned in a bid to lift the Wallabies to international glory after agreeing to become Australia's new attack coach.

No change, no cash, report tells athletics body

Sweet success: Sally Pearson celebrates her gold medal at the London Olympic Games.

Michael Gleeson 6:24 PM   Australian Athletics should have 40 per cent of its funding withheld while on probation until it can prove it has implemented the widespread changes recommended in a damning independent report for the Australian Sports Commission.


Numerical coincidence stirs up memories of Hughes

Tragic loss: Phillip Hughes.

10:32 PM   There have been some quirky numerical coincidences in cricket since the sad passing of Phillip Hughes, and we had another at the SCG on Friday.

AB de Villiers masterpiece an innings we will never forget

As easy as AB de Villiers: The South African captain scored a superb century at the SCG on Friday.

Malcolm Knox 9:40 PM   This is becoming the World Cup of the singular, explosive individual performance. No game has been safe when the likes of Brendon McCullum, Chris Gayle, or even Afghanistan's number ten and eleven are at large. The realm of possibility has been widened.

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ARU could pocket $1m from Wallabies trip to US

On song: All Blacks do the haka in Chicago.

Georgina Robinson 10:00 PM   The Australian Rugby Union could pocket an estimated $1 million if the Wallabies play a proposed World Cup warm-up match against the USA Eagles in Chicago this year.

We need rugby forwards, not league backs

Spiro Zavos dinkus

Spiro Zavos 9:51 PM   The Queensland Reds were given a hospital pass with Karmichael Hunt receiving a Notice to Appear next Thursday at the Southport Magistrates Court on cocaine charges.


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Now codes can go on with the show

Phil Lutton dinkus Dinkus

Phil Lutton 9:43 PM   It seems Australia’s professional football codes can breathe a sigh of relief, for now at least.

Trust - and mobiles - victims of cocaine scandal

Malcolm Knox

Malcolm Knox 9:26 PM   That pattering sound from north of the border isn't rain. It's footballers' thumbs hitting Delete! Delete! Delete! on their mobiles. Or maybe the smart phones are the ones that have managed to get thrown away.


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Weston Creek Molonglo's Brown unsure of swansong as he prepares for 200th match

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Jon Tuxworth 7:35 PM   Add the age of teenage Weston Creek Molonglo teammates Mac Wright and Joe Slater, and Cade Brown still has six years on them. 

Kyrgios out of Davis Cup

Nick Kyrgios said he was totally gutted to have to pull out of Australia's Davis Cup tie.

Chris Dutton 1:21 AM   Canberra tennis star Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from Australia's Davis Cup tie against the Czech Republic, conceding his back isn't ready to handle the workload.



City fight back to regain finals berth

Focal point: City’s Josh Kennedy gave his teammates a target up forward.

Michael Lynch 10:28 PM   Melbourne City has broken its goal drought in style and leapt up to sixth position on the A-League ladder after coming from behind to see off high flying Adelaide United 3-1 at AAMI Park on Friday night.

Olyroos should use memory of Dylan Tombides as inspiration

Tragic loss: Dylan Tombides before playing for Australia in an Under-17 World Cup qualifier in 2011.

Michael Cockerill 8:21 PM   If the Olyroos need inspiration as they embark on the road to Rio, they don't have to look too far. We're coming up to first anniversary of the tragic passing of one of their own.



Kyrgios out of Davis Cup

Nick Kyrgios said he was totally gutted to have to pull out of Australia's Davis Cup tie.

Chris Dutton 1:21 AM   Canberra tennis star Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from Australia's Davis Cup tie against the Czech Republic, conceding his back isn't ready to handle the workload.

Another Woodbridge eyes sporting career

Matt Murnane   Zara Woodbridge, the daughter of Australian tennis doubles champion Todd, has taken another step towards forging her own career as a professional sportsperson.


Cricket World Cup: Windies vs Zimbabwe

The West Indies take on a determined Zimbabwe in their Group B match at Manuka Oval.

Knights spoil Raiders' Seiffert homecoming

Newcastle coasted to a 26-4 trial win over Canberra in Queanbeyan.

Wests/UC take on Eastlake in first grade

The race for semi-finals spots heats up at Kingston Oval.

Adelaide leave it late to beat Wanderers

More heartbreak for Wanderers as Reds strike late at Hindmarsh.

Sydney FC edge out Mariners in thriller

A stunning Rhyan Grant goal helped Sydney FC to a 4-2 win.

Darren Bravo cops a nasty blow to head

West Indian batsmen Darren Bravo suffered a scare against Pakistan.

League HQ's NRL 2015 season preview

League HQ brings you an interactive on every NRL team.

Interactive game: World's best fielder

It's you vs the world, as you play along in the Cricket World Cup.

Afghanistan meets Bangladesh in ACT

Afghanistan and Bangladesh draw a crowd at Manuka Oval.

Australia pummels England at the MCG

Cricket World Cup 2015: Australia v England at the MCG.