Indian cricket board rules out day-night Test match at Adelaide Oval

Indian cricket board rules out day-night Test match at Adelaide Oval

Posted May 08, 2018 15:52:22 Photo: Adelaide Oval hosted the first day-night Test in 2015. (AP Photo: Rick Rycroft) Related Story: Day-night India Test still up in the air as summer schedule revealed Related Story: India set to allow DRS for Australia series India’s cricket board has a reputation for …

AFL grand final time to remain the same after officials decide against twilight match

AFL grand final time to remain the same after officials decide against twilight match

Updated April 27, 2018 17:47:56 Related Story: MCG to keep AFL grand final for decades as Victoria spends big on sport Related Story: AFL keeps grand final in afternoon, but CEO flags ‘inevitability’ of future move There will be no twilight AFL grand final in 2018, with the AFL deciding …

AFL Western District investigating brawl at country football match

AFL Western District investigating brawl at country football match

Posted April 26, 2018 15:50:18 AFL Western District has launched an investigation after police were called to an all-in brawl at a country football match in Victoria last weekend. The ABC understands an on-field altercation sparked an off-field brawl involving “heaps” of fans and club officials shortly before half-time in …

Murray-Darling Basin: Cricket match on nation’s driest pitch highlights worsening drought

Murray-Darling Basin: Cricket match on nation’s driest pitch highlights worsening drought

Updated April 14, 2018 07:03:46 Photo: Residents of Wilcannia participate in a game of cricket where the Darling River has run dry. (ABC News: Tim Lee) Related Story: ‘Our river is dying’: Small community fears for Darling’s future It has been so dry in recent months in western New South …

Eagles ruckman Nic Naitanui reflects on loss of mum ahead of milestone AFL match

Eagles ruckman Nic Naitanui reflects on loss of mum ahead of milestone AFL match

Updated April 12, 2018 19:50:44 Photo: Nic Naitanui is flying high after returning to action following a serious knee injury. (AAP: Travis Anderson) If Nic Naitanui could change one thing about his 150th game for the West Coast Eagles on Saturday, it would be having his mum at the match. …

Foreign aid: Australia must match the generosity of those we’re helping

Foreign aid: Australia must match the generosity of those we’re helping

Posted April 10, 2018 17:43:24 Photo: A Rohingya refugee climbs a muddy hill to collect water in Balhukali camp, Bangladesh. (Supplied: Oxfam/Aurelie Marrier d’Unienville) I stepped under the flap into the tiny, sand-floored tent cut into the hill side of Bangladesh. It was oppressively hot and dusty inside. A couple …

Australia should be wary of the rise of the ‘warrior cop’, with military-style weapons to match

Australia should be wary of the rise of the ‘warrior cop’, with military-style weapons to match

Posted April 06, 2018 13:22:11 Photo: Victoria Police have flagged the possibility of arming frontline officers with military-grade rifles to “better support” police. (AAP: James Ross) Heightened concerns over terrorism and claims of an escalation in gun-related crime have led to calls for Australian police to gain more widespread access …

South Africa v Australia: Fresh faces start our cricket renewal with classic Test match day

South Africa v Australia: Fresh faces start our cricket renewal with classic Test match day

Posted March 31, 2018 08:03:07 Photo: Sayers was a rare piece of cheerful news in a disheartening week for Australian cricket. (Reuters: Siphiwe Sibeko) Related Story: ‘This is the right thing to do’: Lehmann steps down over ball-tampering scandal Related Story: Ghost of Cricket Future reveals Barmy Army’s favourite new …

Cronulla beats Melbourne in penalty-marred match, South Sydney scores comeback win over Bulldogs

Cronulla beats Melbourne in penalty-marred match, South Sydney scores comeback win over Bulldogs

Updated March 30, 2018 22:39:02 Photo: Frustrations boiled over at the end of Cronulla’s win over Melbourne Storm at Shark Park. (AAP: Craig Golding) Cronulla Sharks have upset Melbourne 14-4 in one of the most dour affairs of the NRL season, marred by a massive penalty count. The Sharks rattled …