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Soccer-Hibs' Boyle looking forward to Australia debut

12:56am EST

MELBOURNE, Nov 13 Hibs winger Martin Boyle hopes his bathtub rehearsals of Advance Australia Fair will pay dividends as he prepares to sing his new national anthem to his Socceroos team mates for the first time and push for a maiden cap against South Korea.

Australia captain Finch says whole team under microscope

Nov 12 2018

MELBOURNE Australia captain Aaron Finch has said his whole team are under pressure after losing their fourth consecutive one-day international series, with the batting order under particular scrutiny after failing to trouble South Africa.

Rugby - 'Pass mark' blown, Australia boss Cheika under renewed pressure

Nov 11 2018

MELBOURNE Australia head to Italy with coach Michael Cheika under renewed pressure after their bid for a perfect tour of Europe ended at the first hurdle with a dismal loss to Wales.

Cricket: CA boss Roberts says board considering lifting player bans

Nov 07 2018

MELBOURNE Cricket Australia (CA) is considering a demand by the players' union that ball-tampering bans on former captain Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft be lifted immediately, the governing body's CEO Kevin Roberts said on Wednesday.

Cricket-Australia high performance chief Howard sacked

Nov 07 2018

MELBOURNE Cricket Australia (CA) announced on Wednesday that high performance chief Pat Howard will leave his role next week as the fallout from a scathing cultural review into the governing body continues.

Cricket-CA boss Roberts says board considering lifting player bans

Nov 07 2018

MELBOURNE, Nov 7 Cricket Australia (CA) is considering a demand by the players' union that ball-tampering bans on former captain Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft be lifted immediately, the governing body's CEO Kevin Roberts said on Wednesday.

Cross Counter breaks Godolphin's Melbourne Cup drought

Nov 06 2018

MELBOURNE British stayer Cross Counter won the 158th running of the Melbourne Cup on Tuesday, handing the powerful Godolphin stable a first win in Australia's most famous horse race after 20 years of frustration.

Horse racing - The Cliffsofmoher death casts pall over Melbourne Cup

Nov 06 2018

MELBOURNE The death of Irish stayer The Cliffsofmoher cast a pall over the Melbourne Cup on Tuesday, angering animal rights groups and shining the spotlight on the safety record of Australia's most prestigious race meeting.

O'Brien bids to emulate son's Melbourne Cup triumph

Nov 04 2018

MELBOURNE Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien will hope for a long-awaited breakthrough at Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday, after being pipped for a maiden Melbourne Cup win by his son Joseph's horse Rekindling in last year's race.

New CA chairman to face tricky wicket in angst-filled Australia

Nov 02 2018

MELBOURNE With its brand in tatters after the release of the Longstaff review, Cricket Australia will hope to move quickly to install a permanent chairman who can lead efforts to rebuild the board's credibility.

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