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Soccer

Canberra youngsters Tom Milicevic and Ross Costanzo get call-up with Western Sydney Wanderers

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Kyle Papworth With two Canberra players to hit the park for the Western Sydney Wanderers in the preseason, Canberra football has a bright future, according to Capital Football technical director Warren Grieve.

Football

Australian FFA Cup begins with plenty of goals

Pete Smith The FFA Cup commenced with a flurry of goals across Tuesday's four games with former national champions Sydney Olympic and Brisbane Strikers both securing come-from-behind wins.

World Cup

It's raining goals at the Cup as teams feel the heat - and Postecoglou forecasts more

After each nation's opening game, there have been 49 goals in 16 matches.

Cricket

Phil Hughes smashes double ton in quest for Australian one-day recall

Double trouble: Australia A's Phil Hughes.

Chloe Saltau with AAP On the day Australian cricket marked 200 days until the World Cup, Phil Hughes laid down a marker of his own. 

Football

Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain among nine European teams under fairplay scrutiny

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Nine clubs remain at risk of punishment for over-spending under UEFA's financial fairplay rules, the European governing body announced Friday.

Cricket

Ryan Harris on the radar of BBL teams

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Chloe Saltau Big Bash teams are sniffing around Test hero Ryan Harris, who is yet to re-sign with Brisbane Heat. 

Cricket

Phil Hughes scores 202 not out in one-dayer

Double trouble: Australia A's Phil Hughes.

Phillip Hughes smacked an incredible double century in Australia A's one-day clash with South Africa A in Darwin.

Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne to lead Lord's teams

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English cricket fans are set to get one more chance to see Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne in action at Lord's after the pair were confirmed as captains for a match marking the ground's 200th...

Cricket

Shane Warne, Gary Kirsten advise teams before Test series decider

Shane Warne

Contrasting cricketing figures Gary Kirsten and Shane Warne provided valuable advice to their respective national sides before the Test series decider in Cape Town started on Saturday.

Basketball

New teams will breathe life back into basketball

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Tom Greer Just two seasons ago NBL teams were folding and many players were unsure if the league would remain alive.

Basketball

Canberra SEABL teams fall to Victorian heavyweights

Sarah McAppion.

Jon Tuxworth Sarah McAppion’s stint with Canberra's SEABL side has her primed for increased WNBL minutes next season.

Cricket

Road trips a killer for touring Test cricket teams

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Chris Barrett The last calendar year was a graveyard for touring nations, spelling out just how challenging Australia's next assignment promises to be.

Soccer

National teams must be prioritised over clubs

Ange Postecoglou.

Ange Postecoglou The opportunity to represent your country at any level is something every young player aspires to.

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Soccer

Socceroo Carl Valeri could switch teams in bid to make World Cup

Lee Gaskin Carl Valeri is on the verge of breathing life into his World Cup ambitions with a mid-season transfer.

Cricket

ICC might give teams extra DRS reviews

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Jesse Hogan But ICC will not countenance scrapping or even paring back Decision Review System.

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Cricket

Ashes teams bid to clear up confusion over DRS

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Chris Barrett A leading official from the International Cricket Council will meet with Australia and England ahead of the fourth Test in Durham in response to confusion from both teams about the use of the...

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Australia and England: the likely teams

A view inside the Australian dressing room at Trent Bridge ahead of the First Test.

Jesse Hogan The likely teams for Australia and England ahead of the third Ashes clash at Perth.

Soccer

How the A-League teams are shaping up

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Michael Lynch Michael Lynch runs the rule over the clubs in 2013-14 and predicts that Victory coach Ange Postecoglou and his Adelaide counterpart Josep Gombau might be facing off in the finale.

Cricket

Dilshan could be target of BBL teams

Tillakaratne Dilshan comforts his wife, Manjula Thilini, after she broke down when he announced his retirement from Test cricket in Colombo.

Jesse Hogan Tillakaratne Dilshan has re-emerged as a Big Bash League target.

Basketball

NBL goal is to double the teams

Nate Tomlinson of the Melbourne Tigers drives to the basket during the game against the Perth Wildcats on Sunday.

Roy Ward New NBL chief executive believes league has potential to double in size in next five seasons.