People

Sydney Thunder Nation Cup bringing cultures and cricketing hopefuls together

Lucy Cormack Las Vegas may not seem like the most obvious destination for cricketing culture, but having lived there most of his life Jahangir Jadoon made it so.

Bernard Tomic injury creates Davis Cup dilemma

Bernard Tomic's scratching continued his second-round hoodoo in New York.

Darren Walton Bernard Tomic's latest setback has presented Davis Cup captain Pat Rafter with a major selection dilemma ahead of Australia's upcoming World Group playoff against Uzbekistan.

Michael Clarke confident hamstring is right

Michael Clarke and coach Darren Lehmann take a walk around the field at the Harare Sports Club.

Ben Horne Michael Clarke admits he can still feel his hamstring when he's batting, but says it won't restrict him in Sunday's one-day clash against Zimbabwe.

Will Power set to win American Indycar title

Stephen Ottley and Sam Hall Can Will Power finally clinch his first Indycar title this weekend in California?

Chris Waller's first four leaves favourite punters reeling

Next stop the breeding barn: James McDonald pilots Maroon Bay to victory at Rosehill on Saturday.

Chris Roots Chris Waller said it would have been embarrassing not to have won a race where he had five of the eight runners but he still left punters shaking their heads as favourite Beyond Thankful flopped.

Greatwood confirms Waterhouse’s faith in Europeans

Matt Jones Gai Waterhouse quinellaed the Premier’s Cup at Rosehill on Saturday and will follow the Glencadam Gold blueprint with emerging stayer Greatwood after he held off stablemate Bonfire by 1 lengths.

Hallowed Crown bolts into Rose favouritism

Dominant: Hallowed Crown trounced his rivals on Saturday.

Chris Roots While the favourites floundered in the heavy ground, Hallowed Crown remains unbeaten after a dominant return in The Run To The Rose at Rosehill on Saturday.

Mark Kavanagh and Glen Boss excited about future of Chivalry

Glen Boss takes Chivalry to the front in the H.D.F.McNeil Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

Andrew Garvey Mark Kavanagh and Glen Boss certainly know a good horse when they see one.

Will Power gets another shot at IndyCar champ

On track: Needing only a sixth place finish in the last race, Will Power could win the title.

Mark Fogarty Always the bridesmaid, never the bride. That’s been the fate of Aussie ace Will Power, who has contended for the American IndyCar Series championship for the past five years.

Channel Ten keen to retain formula one television rights

Channel 10

Mark Fogarty Channel 10 has declared its determination to retain the Formula 1 television rights for at least another five years from 2016.

When avoiding yes or no becomes a game in itself

Andrew Tate It is always dispiriting to see sportspeople defer to the bland lines written by minders and sponsors when asked about issues beyond matters of sweat and grunt.

Racing

Canberra trainer Mick Miladinovic has big hopes for Rules Point, Murraguldrie at Moruya

Jared Dorrington Canberra trainer Mick Miladinovic is particularly excited at the prospects of two of his gallopers at Moruya on Sunday.

Dissident proves class in Memsie Stakes

Too good: Dissident races away with the Memsie Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.

Andrew Garvey Peter Moody had to settle for first and last in the Memsie Stakes with Dissident giving his rivals a towelling while stable stalwart Moment Of Change dropping out to finish last.

Manchester United struggles continue on Di Maria debut

Manchester United's Premier League frustrations continued as they were held 0-0 at promoted Burnley on Saturday.

Former teen sensation 'born again' at US Open

Mirjana Lucic-Baroni of Croatia celebrates after defeating Simona Halep.

Dave James Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, once one of tennis's hottest talents before being engulfed by heartbreaking personal trauma, reached her first grand slam last-16 in 15 years, describing it as the best day of...

Tennis

Pat Rafter backs Nick Kyrgios for US Open success

Nick Kyrgios during his second-round match against Andreas Seppi.

Chris Dutton Australian tennis great Patrick Rafter has backed teenage sensation Nick Kyrgios is make a charge to the world's top 10 "purely on talent", adding he's been tough on the Canberra star to help him...

Jason Day third at Deutsche Bank

Jason Day is three shots off the lead in a tie for third after the opening round of the Deutsche Bank Championship in Massachusetts.

Soccer

Singapore arrests 14 people in fixing case

Singapore Fourteen people believed to be members of an organised crime ring involved in football match-fixing activities have been arrested in police raids across Singapore, authorities said Wednesday.

Horseracing

Man of his people finally gets his due

Andrew Webster dinkus

Andrew Webster History squares the ledger with itself eventually. It might have taken exactly four decades, but it will finally be squared for Frank Reys on Tuesday.

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Nathan Lyon, Michael Clarke back for Australia's tri-series clash with Zimbabwe

Ben Horne Australia have realised they must utilise spin more effectively if they're to win the one-day tri-series in Harare, with Nathan Lyon to be recalled to face Zimbabwe on Sunday.