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Cricket

Cricket supremo ban upheld by judges

Nick Hoult The head of Indian cricket and the next chairman of the International Cricket Council is facing 12 allegations in a fixing investigation which may have wide-reaching implications for the world game.

John Bary aiming at The Championships double with Recite, Miss Selby

Chris Roots Experience has shaped John Bary’s trans-Tasman raid on The Championships and it is cool and calculated.

Soccer

Joachim Loew issues Germany soccer stars warning

Soccer fans wave German national flags during the screening of the Euro 2008 semi-final between Germany and Turkey at the 'fan mile' public viewing area in Berlin in this June 25, 2008 file photo. After six decades atoning for the crimes of the Nazis, Germans are rediscovering a sense of patriotism and are no longer ashamed to wave their flag and sing the national anthem. The nation startled itself during the 2006 soccer World Cup tournament, when millions of people painted flags on their faces, wearing red, gold and black hats and chanting the national anthem.

BERLIN Joachim Loew has issued his Germany stars with a World Cup warning for their friendly against Chile by insisting he will only pick his Brazil 2014 squad on current form.

Cycling

Bauer flies as Garmin issues warning

Kiwi national champion Jack Bauer of the Garmin Sharp team sets the pace.

Samantha Lane Top-level pro outfit takes honours in Herald-Sun Tour with four finishers ahead of their better known counterparts.

Cricket

Back to the future? Smith and Clarke share injury issues

Steve Smith

Chris Barrett Steve Smith defying back condition similar to that suffered by Michael Clarke to thrive in Tests.

One-day captain Darren Bravo issues Windies rallying cry

Darren Bravo

One-day captain Darren Bravo says something must be done in West Indies cricket after the humiliating defeat in the Test series against New Zealand.

Swimming

Management blamed for Games issues

Australian Olympic Committee chief John Coates addresses the media in Sydney on Friday.

David Sygall Final report into swimming campaign lays much of the blame on Leigh Nugent.

Racing

Stewards to pursue new issues with treatment

Gai Waterhouse.

Chris Roots Gai Waterhouse could face further charges from More Joyous' autumn campaign after she was fined $5500 for failing to keep proper records and reporting a condition to stewards that could affect...

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Football

Manchester City players top highest-paid list as UEFA penalties loom

In the money: Manchester City's players are the world's highest paid.

Footballers with English Premier League club Manchester City are the highest-paid athletes in global sport.

Cricket

Sammy issues Gayle warning for Manuka

Chris Gayle

Chris Dutton CHRIS GAYLE is poised to recapture his big-hitting best and spoil Ricky Ponting's farewell party at Manuka Oval on Tuesday, West Indies skipper Darren Sammy says.

Cricket

CA issues challenge to cricket in ACT

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Lee Gaskin Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland says Canberrans should treat the inaugural visit of the Australian team like it's the last, to prove the demand for elite cricket is genuine.

Cricket

Lyon has "technical issues" to work on - Arthur

Nathan Lyon

Chris Barrett Australia head coach Mickey Arthur has defended the controversial axing of Nathan Lyon for the second Test, saying the sidelined off-spinner has "technical issues" to work on.

Cricket

Coaches 'let issues reach crisis'

Coach Mickey Arthur

Chloe Saltau Player representatives say team management to blame for issues reaching crisis point.

CA backs staff despite 'issues' with whitewash

Mickey Arthur

Chris Barrett Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland says national team management, including Mickey Arthur, John Inverarity and Pat Howard, retain the board's full support but agrees the 4-0 loss in India was...

Racing

Dale issues Lebrechaun warning

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Mathew Toogood Canberra galloper Lebrechaun has been given two races to save his reputation as a stakes-class racehorse, starting with the Winter Stakes at Warwick Farm.

Jets assistant issues ACL challenge

Ian McCullough Newcastle assistant coach Mark Jones has challenged the Jets players to show they are good enough to play in the upcoming Asian Champions League campaign.

Cricket

Mitch Johnson ponders limited-overs future

Australia's Mitchell Johnson.

Chloe Saltau Mitchell Johnson is prepared to ditch one or both of the limited overs formats if it helps him repeat his menacing of England in next year's Ashes.

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Football

Han Berger joins Sydney FC

Han Berger

Dominic Bossi Outgoing Football Federation of Australia technical director Han Berger will join Sydney FC as a board member and director following the completion of his commitments with the Socceroos at the 2014...

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Racing

Racing NSW boss Peter V'landys praises 'visionary' Barry O'Farrell

Barry O'Farrell.

Chris Roots Racing NSW chief executive Peter V'landys is confident the $10 million funding for The Championships is secure, despite losing its biggest supporter when Premier Barry O'Farrell resigned on Wednesday.

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Cricket

Cameron White rewarded with four-year contract extension

Robust form rewarded: Cameron White (right).

Jesse Hogan Cameron White is to set to finish his Victorian career rivalling Brad Hodge and Darren Berry for most appearances after his robust form was rewarded.