Jon Tuxworth 9:36 PM Clare McMeniman became the 163rd woman to play for the Australian Diamonds in a 54-47 win over England in Canberra on Wednesday, but few have overcome more personal grief to get there.
Andrew Wu 5:36 AM Mitchell Johnson was shaping as Australia's most dangerous weapon after being locked in a grim battle of attrition on Wednesday.
Timna Jacks 7:06 PM Months after beating Rafael Nadal, Nick Kyrgios is still nursing the bone stress injury that cut short his last season.
Michael Gleeson 9:43 PM Any external pessimism about Collingwood after the exits of Beams and Lumumba is misplaced, says Nathan Buckley.
Jon Tuxworth 6:04 PM Santa will come early for the Canberra Capitals after coach Carrie Graf revealed injured superstar Lauren Jackson would be back on deck "well before Christmas".
6:22 PM Forgotten Wallaby Liam Gill will bolster a highly physical Brisbane City pack aiming for a Gosford ambush in Friday night's NRC semi-final against NSW Country.
Mitch Phillips 9:10 AM English rugby loves to trumpet its links with the military, so the RFU's marketing men will be beside themselves with the news that Semesa Rokoduguni, a serving soldier, has been called up to the squad for the four November internationals.
Brad Walter 6:45 PM Brett Morris will join twin Josh at Canterbury next season after St George Illawarra agreed to release the Test winger.
Pete Smith 2:53 PM Holders Queensland are hit hard by the loss of top run-scorer Usman Khawaja while Test all-rounder Shane Watson makes a timely return for NSW in Friday's interstate one-day Cup preliminary final.
Patrick Bartley 7:05 PM Respected English trainer Andrew Balding believes that smart European three-year-old Adelaide is vulnerable in Saturday's $3 million Cox Plate and faces a significantly tougher test than he has met before in his short yet successful career.
Adam Pengilly 6:29 PM If it was good enough for So You Think, John O'Shea thinks it is good enough for Sweynesse.
The Australian Diamonds took on England at the AIS Arena for the International Test Series.
The Cricket Australia Women's XI take on the West Indies at Manuka Oval.
Peter Siddle insists Australia are fighting fit and ready for their first Test with Pakistan in Dubai.
Chelsea and Bayern Munich scored big wins while Manchester City suffered in a stunning comeback by CSKA Moscow.
Bethlehem Vengthlang FC midfielder Peter Biaksangzuala has died from severe spinal cord damage.
Tempers flare between the Junior Kangaroos and Junior Kiwis as the two sides come close to fighting during a pre-game haka.
Canberra United failed to take advantage of an early Michelle Heyman goal, losing 2-3 to Adelaide United at McKellar.
The Canberra Capitals went down the Sydney Flames at the AIS Arena on Saturday night.
The Australian Sports Anti-doping Authority has issued amended show-cause notices to 34 current and former Essendon players.