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By Adam Cooper India captain Anil Kumble has highlighted spin as Australia's weakness in the coming Test series and believes Brad Hogg would pose few worries for his batsmen.
By Adam Cooper Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland believes the sport could grab a massive four-fold increase in television ratings by introducing day-night Test matches.
By Adam Cooper Brad Hodge has been ruled out of Victoria's one-day cricket match against Tasmania at Bellerive Oval because of a back injury.
By Adam Cooper Collingwood president Eddie McGuire believes the Magpies would be a "big hit" on the Gold Coast if the AFL favoured a part-time presence in the region.
By Adam Cooper Collingwood's Josh Fraser has vowed to use his frustrating end to last AFL season as a spur to recover from a back injury and get fitter than ever before.
By Adam Cooper The Western Bulldogs will unveil a restructured forward line in 2008 following the recruitment of former Adelaide spearhead Scott Welsh.
By Roger Vaughan, Adam Cooper and Daniel Pace The Kangaroos have defiantly turned their backs on the AFL's multi-million dollar Gold Coast proposal.
By Steve Larkin & Adam Cooper Australian captain Ricky Ponting can finally realise his wish of an extended unleashing of express quicks Brett Lee and Shaun Tait.
By Adam Cooper The AFL has rejected the Kangaroos' proposal for a 12-month stay on committing to a Gold Coast move.
By Adam Cooper India have requested one of their two cricket tour matches during their visit in Australia be reduced by a day.
By Adam Cooper Australia's annual triangular one-day cricket series could make its final appearance this summer after Cricket Australia opted to shelve the tournament.
By Adam Cooper Veteran NSW opener Greg Mail celebrated his state recall with a century as the Blues eye an early declaration and a tilt at outright victory against Victoria.
By Adam Cooper, Philip Henderson and Tom Wald Australia's best cricketers insist they will remain loyal to country and not cash after being reminded of their priorities regarding the Indian Premier League.
By Adam Cooper The Sydney Kings have again proven too strong for fierce rival Melbourne, overcoming the Tigers 100-92 in the NBL game at the State Netball and Hockey Centre.
By Adam Cooper Geelong coach Mark Thompson admits reluctant forward Nathan Ablett has been put under pressure by the pitfalls of his famous father.
By Adam Cooper Ex-Australian swing bowler Damien Fleming believes India's bowling attack could be the surprise of the summer and might trouble Australia's rampaging batsmen.
By Adam Cooper Australian cricket venues are bracing for a post-Ashes letdown, but remain hopeful of attracting healthy crowds for the coming Australia-India Test series.
By Adam Cooper and Jim Morton One-day openers Matthew Hayden and Adam Gilchrist fear Australia's annual triangular limited-overs cricket series has become tired and in need of a revamp.
By Adam Cooper Brad Hogg's improvement and a variable MCG pitch should ensure Australia take a spinner into the first cricket Test against India.
By Adam Cooper Batsman Michael Clarke became the latest star rested as Australia continued their no-risk policy before the start of a long campaign of almost constant cricket.