Injuries

Cycling

Simon Gerrans quits Tour de France due to stage one crash injuries

Rupert Guinness BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON: Australian road champion Simon Gerrans has quit the Tour de France after more than two weeks due to lingering injuries sustained in his crash in stage one in Leeds

Horse Racing

Leading trainer Darren Weir rules out relocating

In top gear: Darren Weir takes a breather in Ballarat.

Patrick Bartley One would safely imagine that after spending six hours overseeing his 90-strong team of horses amid the harsh Ballarat winter that leading trainer Darren Weir would hope for some time away from the...

Football

Spate of A-League injuries prompts safety review of training grounds

A-League. Sydney FC vs Perth Glory. Allianz Stadium.
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Dominic Bossi The A-League players' union will inspect club training grounds following a spike in injuries this season.

Football

Sydney FC lead competition in injuries

Alessandro Del Piero

Dominic Bossi SYDNEY FC have suffered the highest number of injuries in the A-League this season. Their players have missed 92 games so far in the 2013-14 campaign.

Football

Sydney FC coach Frank Farina expects changes to result in fewer injuries being reported to FFA

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Dominic Bossi Sydney FC have changed the way they reveal injuries to Football Federation of Australia after claiming they had been too ''honest'' in the way injuries had been reported in the past.

Racing

Canberra jockey Kayla Nisbet backed to overcome injuries

24 October 2012. Relax. Canberra Times photo by Rohan Thomson. Canberra Racing. Local Jockey, Kayla Nisbet.


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Lee Gaskin, Chris Dutton David Hayes has no doubt Canberra apprentice Kayla Nisbet can return bigger and better from her recent run of injuries.

Cricket

Australia tight-lipped on injuries during Ashes

Cricket Australia's general manager of team performance Pat Howard.

Chris Barrett Australia's desperation to gain any competitive advantage for the Ashes has it turning to secrecy.

Cricket

Ashes squad to keep mum on injuries

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Chris Barrett Australia won't divulge the nature of any injuries suffered during a match unless the player is ruled out of a Test.

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Jackson Bird says injuries to fast bowlers are not down to 'easier' road

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Daniel Lane Test paceman Jackson Bird has challenged the notion that today's breed of fast bowler is ''softer'' than previous generations as he, James Pattinson, Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins battle to return...

Pattinson to put injuries behind him, physio says

James Pattinson

Andrew Wu Injured paceman James Pattinson is on the verge of overcoming the growing pains that have disrupted his promising international career, Australia's team physiotherapist Alex Kountouris says.

Soccer

Barcelona and Real Madrid hit by injuries

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Cristiano Ronaldo can continue to boost his Ballon d'Or credentials as the Spanish league returns for the 13th round of games.

Review to stem tide of injuries

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Chris Barrett AUSTRALIA'S high performance chief Pat Howard conceded the spate of fast-bowling injuries was ''not good enough'', saying a wide-ranging review of the management of pacemen was under way to stem the...

Perera in mix as injuries hit Lankans

Thisara Perera.

Chris Barrett Sri Lanka is likely to turn to one of its Big Bash contingent for the final match of the Test series.

A-League

Injuries force Farina's hand: 16-year-old set for senior duty

New signing Joel Griffiths wit Sydney FC Coach Frank Farina at the press conference to announce his joining Sydney FC one day before the clubs sydney derby against the Western Sydney Wanderers.Photography brendan Espositosmh,14th December,2012

Dominic Bossi SYDNEY FC coach Frank Farina is set to hand 16-year-old defender Aaron Calver his first A-League start after the club's injury crisis further depleted their back line.

Stars to take injuries into bat

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Chloe Saltau Several Southern Stars will carry niggling injuries into women's World Cup.

Soccer

Victory injuries mount

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Michael Lynch Victory is having to do without three of its key players in at the most critical point of the year.

Cricket

Australia ravaged by injuries as five ruled out of first Test

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Chris Barrett Australia's preparations for the first Test against New Zealand are in turmoil with five players - Ryan Harris, Mitchell Johnson, Pat Cummins, Shaun Marsh and Shane Watson - all ruled out today.

Cricket

Pattinson injuries no worry for Arthur

James Pattinson is set to miss the start of the Caribbean tour due to injury but there's no way coach Mickey Arthur is going to ask the young Australian quick to ease up.

Cricket

Injuries strip Aussie bowling stocks to the bone

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Andrew Wu Australia have been stripped to the bare essentials with their fast-bowling stocks for the third Test after Peter Siddle and James Pattinson were sent home from the Caribbean due to back injuries on...

Cricket

From bad to worse: injuries to Lee and Watson add salt to Australia's wounds

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Chris Barrett Australia have endured a disastrous day in the north-east of England, completing a 3-0 one-day series defeat and losing Shane Watson and Brett Lee to calf injuries.