Lance Franklin's heroics helped the Swans topple ladder leaders Adelaide in an AFL thriller on Friday night.
James Buckley writes on AFL for The Sydney Morning Herald.
Shipping two American college football teams to Sydney has proven a huge logistical challenge for Rice and Stanford.
Caitlin Bassett has been named the 24th captain of the Australian Diamonds ahead of the netball Quad Series.
Meg Lanning will miss the upcoming women's Ashes after undergoing surgery on her right shoulder.
Englishman Mason Crane might be on his way back to Australia to help his country defend the Ashes.
Meg Lanning saw a shoulder specialist on Thursday ahead of impending surgery which could rule her out of the Ashes.
Australian Diamonds defender Sharni Layton has been ruled out of the Quad Series with exhaustion.
Rob Wright has resigned as NSW Swifts head coach and will leave the club at the end of August.
England captain Heather Knight hopes the pay dispute in Australia is resolved in time for the Ashes.
India has sent Australia tumbling out of the World Cup thanks to a superb 171 from Harmanpreet Kaur.