Sebastian Hassett Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou has revealed the scar of a misjudgment against the United Arab Emirates in an international tournament almost 12 years ago is his personal motivation for getting Australia past the Emirates in Tuesday night's Asian Cup semi-final in Newcastle.
7:39 PM Australian Test captain Steve Smith has been named Australian Cricket's One-Day International player of the year.
Jesse Hogan 7:23 PM The VicSpirit's failure to capitalise on their top spot in the women's 50-over competition has strengthened their resolve to salvage their season by claiming the Twenty20 title on Wednesday over arch rivals the NSW Breakers.
Jon Tuxworth 6:23 PM The Canberra Velocity bounced back from a first round loss to seal fifth spot with victory over New Zealand Tuis at the Asia Pacific Tennis League national final at Melbourne Park on Tuesday. After their title hopes ended with a 4-2 loss to Flagstaff Freighters on Monday, Velocity hammered the Tuis 5-1. Velocity won the three of the four singles rubbers, with Alex Nancarrow beating Sally Peers in three sets, while Alison Bai and Abby Myers triumphed over Rosie Cheng and Abby Guthrie respectively in straight sets. Tyra Calderwood succumbed to Leela Beatie to put the Tuis back in the hunt, but the Velocity sealed victory by taking both doubles rubbers, having needed to win just one set to get the job done. Velocity qualified for the national finals by winning the regional decider against Sydney's UTS Lizards in December.
Jake Niall 8:06 PM Rafael Nadal had suggested he couldn't win the tournament, that he was ill-prepared, and on that score, he was right.
Brad Walter 5:37 PM Adam Reynolds and Luke Keary are set to be South Sydney's long term halves combination after the pair finalised contract extensions with the premiers.
Vince Rugari Quade Cooper believes his latest injury setback will not damage his bid for World Cup selection.
All the action from one of the most incredible Asian Cup games ever.
Dominic Bossi previews the final day of Asian Cup quarter-finals.