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 6:46 PM He might be a part-timer about to tee off in Australia's richest event, but Canberra golfer Matt Millar believes he can compete against a top-class field in the Perth International starting on Thursday.
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.
Liam Fitzgibbon 8:48 AM The man who gave Michael Cheika one of his biggest coaching breaks is sure the newly-appointed Wallabies mentor has what it takes to succeed at international level.
Michael Carayannis 9:00 PM Brisbane veteran Sam Thaiday believes Ben Barba's poor form could lead to his exit from the club after just one season as new coach Wayne Bennett puts his stamp on the playing roster.
8:50 AM Cristiano Ronaldo's 70th Champions League goal and a double from Karim Benzema guided Real Madrid to a 3-0 win over Liverpool as the reigning champions notched a third straight victory in Group B.
8:43 AM Arsenal struck twice in the last two minutes for a smash and grab 2-1 away victory at Anderlecht in Champions League Group D on Wednesday to earn three vital points.
Andrew Wu 5:36 AM Pakistan batting line-up were intent on keeping the Aussies in the desert heat for as long as possible.
Peter Hanlon 9:37 PM A horse owned by Sheikh Fahad winning a Geelong Cup with Craig Williams in the saddle is an ominous pointer to bigger things.
Patrick Bartley 9:17 PM The Cleaner has breathed life into the quest to keep the Cox Plate in Australia.
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.