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Olly Stone's stress fracture diagnosis confirmed after return to UK

Fast bowler reported the problem shortly after arriving in Barbados having flown from Australia a few days previously
Tags: UK, Australia, Sport, Cricket, Barbados, Olly Stone


Ricky Ponting & Shane Warne send message to cricket car crash victim

Wiltshire wicketkeeper Billy Cookson receives a special video message from Ricky Ponting, Shane Warne and Michael Vaughan after a horrific car crash in Australia that almost claimed his life.
Tags: Australia, Sport, Wiltshire, Shane Warne, Michael Vaughan, Ricky Ponting, Billy Cookson, Ricky Ponting Shane Warne


Paine eyes short-ball offensive, Chandimal a 'miracle'

Tim Paine hinted that Australia wouldn't hold back on the bouncer with his view that it was underused against India, but with their top six shuffled again, Sri Lanka may be in with a chance
Tags: Australia, India, Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka, Paine, Tim Paine


Russel Arnold expects trust deficit in Sri Lankan ranks

Recent allegations will in the mind of the tourists in Australia, says former Sri Lankan batsman
Tags: Australia, Sport, Cricket, Russel Arnold


South Korea, Australia, Japan aiming to improve at Asian Cup

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — South Korea, defending champion Australia and Japan made it through to the Asian Cup quarterfinals knowing there is much room for improvement as the continental tournament enters its finals stages. Even with the arrival of Son Heung-min from Tottenham, South Korea struggled to get past Bahrain, ranked 60 […]
Tags: South Korea, Japan, News, Australia, Sports, Ap, Bahrain, Son Heung, ABU DHABI United Arab Emirates, Tottenham South Korea, South Korea Australia Japan


Serena Williams turns ankle, drops last 6 games in loss to Karolina Pliskova at Aussie Open

Karolina Pliskova celebrates after defeating Serena Williams in their Australian Open quarterfinal match on Wednesday (Tuesday PT) in Melbourne. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) United States’ Serena Williams serves to Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic during their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic m...
Tags: Japan, Australia, US, Sports, Sport, Czech Republic, Soccer, United States, Tennis, Williams, Novak Djokovic, Melbourne, Serena Williams, Petra Kvitova, Osaka, Ana Ivanovic


Serena Williams Falls to Karolina Pliskova With Late Collapse

Williams was one point away from victory, but she appeared to injure her ankle before Pliskova reeled off six straight games to advance to the semifinals.
Tags: News, Australia, Tennis, Williams, Serena Williams, Osaka, Serena, Pliskova, Karolina Pliskova, Australian Open (Tennis, Naomi (1997-


Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka can set up rematch in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka can set up a rematch of their chaotic U.S. Open final by winning quarterfinal matches at the Australian Open. The No. 4-seeded Osaka faces No. 6 Elina Svitolina in the first quarterfinal in Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday. That will be followed by Williams’ matchup against […]
Tags: News, Australia, Sports, Williams, Melbourne, Serena Williams, Osaka, Rod Laver Arena, Australia AP, Elina Svitolina, Naomi Osaka, Serena Williams Naomi Osaka


Oscars 2019: Academy Award nominees respond to today’s nominations

The Academy Award nominations were announced today and here’s what actors, directors, writers and others had to say when they learned they made the list. The 91st Academy Awards will air live on ABC 5 p.m. Feb. 24. William Dafoe, Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, “At Eternity’s Gate” I’m over the moon with this nomination. Playing Vincent Van Gogh in Julian Schnabel’s ‘At Eternity’s Gate’ was a gift. The making was so transforming and my working with Julian was so complete and clos...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Abc, Australia, La, US, Sport, Netflix, Things To Do, Soccer, Swaziland, Freddie Mercury, Ed Guiney, Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Barbie


Dhoni, Dhawan should have played domestic cricket before Australia ODIs - Gambhir

The former India opener doesn't think Rishabh Pant has much chance of making India's World Cup squad, but believes R Ashwin could have a role to play
Tags: Australia, India, Sport, Cricket, Ashwin, Rishabh Pant, Gambhir, Dhoni Dhawan


'We can do it' - Sri Lanka hope to do an India on Australia

The performance of the Indian bowlers on their recent Test tour has given the visiting Sri Lankans a lot of confidence
Tags: Australia, India, Sport, Cricket, Sri Lanka


Langer calls on batsmen to step up against Sri Lanka

Brisbane (Australia) (AFP) – Coach Justin Langer on Tuesday said senior batsman Usman Khawaja must convert solid starts into hundreds, as Australia look to bounce back from a crushing loss to India when they face... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Australia, India, Sport, Soccer, Sri Lanka, Usman Khawaja, Afp, Justin Langer, Langer, Brisbane Australia AFP


Australia soccer player says detained refugee is losing hope

BANGKOK (AP) — A former Australian soccer player has urged the sport’s governing bodies to push for the release of a Bahraini refugee athlete detained in Thailand while it weighs his extradition. Former national team member Craig Foster visited Hakeem al-Araibi at a Bangkok prison on Tuesday and said the detainee was losing hope after […]
Tags: News, Australia, Sports, Ap, Thailand, Bangkok, Craig Foster, Nation & World, Hakeem Al Araibi


'No result' in Gabba Big Bash League match to stand

Power outage not in officials' control, says Cricket Australia, dismisses Sydney Thunder's appeal for maximum points
Tags: Australia, Sport, Cricket, Sydney Thunder


Milligan: Big match atmosphere suits us

Mark Milligan says the Socceroos will thrive playing in front of a large crowd against the host nation.
Tags: Media, Australia, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Latest, Afc Asian Cup, Socceroos, Milligan, Mark Milligan


FFA's clumsy handling of Alen Stajcic's sacking is damaging the Matildas

FFA boss David Gallop announces the sacking of Matildas coach Alen Stajcic just five months before the World Cup. Tournament of Nations: Sam Kerr (16') Japan 1-2 Australia Matildas' head coach Alen Stajcic believes the Women's World Cup is one of the most open it has been with a number of teams having a good chance of winning the tournament. It's a phrase whose origin lies in Aesop's fables, but in modern parlance "killing the golden goose" refers to d...
Tags: Japan, Australia, Football, Blog, Sport, Blog Post, Matildas, Aesop, FFA, David Gallop, Alen Stajcic, Sam Kerr, Australia Matildas, FIFA Women's World Cup


Stosur, Zhang upset women’s doubles top seeds in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Samantha Stosur and Zhang Shuai have combined for an upset 7-6 (2), 7-6 (4) women’s doubles quarterfinal win over top-ranked Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova on Day 9 at the Australian Open. Krejcikova and Siniakova won the French Open and Wimbledon doubles titles last year and reached the semifinals at the […]
Tags: News, Australia, Sports, Melbourne, Samantha Stosur, Zhang Shuai, Australia AP, Siniakova, Katerina Siniakova, Barbora Krejcikova, Krejcikova, Stosur Zhang


Australian Open 2019: Ashleigh Barty hoping for home success against Petra Kvitova

Ashleigh Barty could become Australia's first female semi-finalist in Melbourne for 35 years when she takes on Petra Kvitova on Tuesday.
Tags: Australia, Sport, Melbourne, Petra Kvitova, Ashleigh Barty


It’s the Late, Late, Late Show at the Australian Open

Eight matches in the first seven days of the tournament ended after midnight, forcing players to adjust their sleep schedules.
Tags: News, Sleep, Australia, Tennis, Keys, Madison, Djokovic, Novak, Muguruza, Anastasia, Garbine, Pavlyuchenkova, Australian Open (Tennis


Another late penalty rescues UAE at Asian Cup as Ryan saves Aussies

Abu Dhabi (AFP) – Hosts United Arab Emirates ended Kyrgyzstan’s fairytale with a controversial extra-time penalty to reach the Asian Cup quarter-finals on Monday as holders Australia and Japan also advanced. A knee-wobbling, chest-thumping Mathew... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Japan, Australia, Sport, Soccer, Kyrgyzstan, Uae, Afp, Ryan, Mathew Visit, Abu Dhabi AFP Hosts United Arab Emirates


UAE sink Falcons at Asian Cup as Ryan saves Aussies

Sharjah (United Arab Emirates) (AFP) – Hosts United Arab Emirates ended Kyrgyzstan’s fairytale with a controversial extra-time penalty to reach the Asian Cup quarter-finals on Monday as holders Australia and Japan also advanced. A knee-wobbling,... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Japan, Australia, Sport, Soccer, Kyrgyzstan, Uae, Afp, Ryan, Falcons


Ryan shrugs off penalty heroics as Australia make Asian Cup quarters

Al-Ain (United Arab Emirates) (AFP) – Mathew Ryan insisted he was no “mind-reader” after he saved two penalties against Uzbekistan to put Asian Cup  holders Australia into the quarter-finals on Monday. Australia had the better... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Australia, Sport, Soccer, Uzbekistan, Afp, Ryan, Mathew Ryan, Ain United Arab Emirates


Ryan saves day as Australia win Asian Cup shoot-out

Al-Ain (United Arab Emirates) (AFP) – Goalkeeper Mat Ryan brilliantly saved two penalties as defending champions Australia won a dramatic shoot-out with Uzbekistan to reach the Asian Cup quarter-finals on Monday. Australia had the better... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Australia, Sport, Soccer, Uzbekistan, Afp, Ryan, Mat Ryan, Al Ain United Arab Emirates AFP


Barty eyes revenge against Kvitova in last eight

Ashleigh Barty could become Australia's first female semi-finalist in Melbourne for 35 years when she takes on Petra Kvitova on Tuesday.
Tags: Australia, Tennis, Melbourne, Petra Kvitova, Kvitova, Barty, Ashleigh Barty


Make or breaker: Nishikori stays, Spaniard out in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — One contentious point, after five hours and five sets, had Pablo Carreno Busta screaming at the umpire and gave Kei Nishikori the shift in momentum he needed to clinch his place in the Australian Open quarterfinals. After being two points from victory, Carreno Busta lost five straight, including that one in […]
Tags: News, Australia, Sports, Melbourne, Kei Nishikori, Nishikori, Australia AP, Pablo Carreno Busta, Carreno Busta


Australia 0-0 Uzbekistan: Ryan saves Socceroos in shootout

Mat Ryan saved two spot kicks in a penalty shootout against Uzbekistan in the Asian Cup round of 16, after the game finished 0-0.
Tags: Media, Highlights, Australia, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Uzbekistan, Latest, Afc Asian Cup, Ryan, Socceroos, Mat Ryan


Mat Ryan an 8/10 as he keeps Australia's Asian Cup title defence alive

Mat Ryan's saves ensured Australia's Asian Cup title defence remained alive in a penalty shootout win over Uzbekistan. Australia's Asian Cup title defence remains alive after narrowly defeating Uzbekistan 4-2 on penalties, after 120 minutes ended with the sides scoreless, in a truly uninspiring performance on Monday. Positives From an incredibly slow start, the Socceroos did eventually grow into the contest and by extra-time they were the only team who looked like they wanted t...
Tags: Australia, Football, Sport, Uzbekistan, Blog Post, Afc Asian Cup, Socceroos, Mathew Ryan, Mat Ryan, Uzbekistan Australia


Newcastle Jets' Kaine Sheppard pens one-year contract extension

Sydney FC have defeated Newcastle 1-0 at the Jubilee Stadium thanks to an own-goal by the Jets' Nigel Boogaard. Melbourne Victory fought their way back from a 3-1 deficit to clinch a draw with Wellington Phoenix at AAMI Park. The A-League's bottom two couldn't be split as Central Coast Mariners and Brisbane Roar played out a draw. Melbourne City and Perth Glory failed to break the deadlock as Glory extended their lead at the top of the table to four poin...
Tags: Australia, Football, Sport, Story, Newcastle, Jets, Espn, Brisbane Roar, Western Sydney Wanderers, Central Coast Mariners, Sydney FC, Matildas, Newcastle Jets, Perth Glory, Australian A-League, Melbourne City


Ryan: I'm pretty chuffed

Mat Ryan says it's pretty special to help provide the Socceroos with another memorable penalty victory.
Tags: Media, Australia, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Latest, Afc Asian Cup, Ryan, Socceroos, Mat Ryan


Gallop announces Stajcic sacking

FFA boss David Gallop announces the sacking of Matildas coach Alen Stajcic just five months before the World Cup.
Tags: Media, Australia, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Latest, Matildas, FFA, David Gallop, Alen Stajcic, FIFA Women's World Cup



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