Sebastian Hassett 10:07 PM 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.
Jesse Hogan 5:00 PM The rapid maturing of Steve Smith over the past year is likely to be recognised in him becoming the youngest Allan Border Medallist for a decade.
Brad Elborough 1:13 PM The Perth Scorchers have no right to be in Wednesday’s Big Bash League Final against the Sydney Sixers.
Chris Dutton 2:10 PM His mum can't confiscate his phone when he smashes racquets anymore, nor can she survive the tension of an epic match.
5:05 PM Defending champion Stan Wawrinka is through to the Australian Open quarter-finals after a hard-fought win over Guillermo Garcia-Lopez.
Michael Chammas 5:00 PM Nick Kyrgios was berated on social media for allegedly swearing at a member of the crowd during his match on Sunday night, but his mother has revealed that the expletive was actually directed at a member of his team.
Sebastian Hassett 5:30 PM Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou has revealed the scar of a misjudgment against the United Arab Emirates in an international tournament on almost 12 years ago is his personal motivation for getting Australia past the Emirates in Tuesday night's Asian Cup semi-final in Newcastle.
Sebastian Hassett 4:49 PM The Lowdown: Asian Cup Semi-Final - Australia v United Arab Emirates
Michael Carayannis 9:49 PM Benji Marshall says he is feeling quicker than ever having shed four kilograms to be at his lightest playing weight since 2008 while revealing his high pressured mid-season to a struggling Dragons side was the toughes period of his career.
Michael Carayannis 8:00 PM One of Shane Richardson's opening tasks in his new role as the NRL's head of game strategy and development could be to meet with Marwan Koukash who is behind an daring bid to introduce an English club into the NRL after the game's governing body confirmed it would explore all expansion proposals
Vince Rugari 5:04 PM Quade Cooper believes his latest injury setback will not damage his bid for World Cup selection.
Liam Napier Super Rugby faces its greatest credibility test next year as a World Cup walkout and aggressive European club recruitment blitz continues to pillage Southern Hemisphere nations.
All the action from one of the most incredible Asian Cup games ever.
Dominic Bossi previews the final day of Asian Cup quarter-finals.