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Short-course silver for Fraser-Holmes  >  Swimming

Australia have won four medals on the second last night of the short course swimming titles in China with Thomas Fraser-Holmes claiming a silver.

Another Pipe Masters lay day for Wilson  >  Other Sports

Julian Wilson's surfing world title challenge is on hold once again with another lay day at the season-ending Pipe Masters in Hawaii.

No-ball headlines had no effect: Sharma  >  Cricket

Ishant Sharma, who has produced his best Test innings figures against Australia, says recent discussion about his no-ball dramas did not affect his mindset.

Rudan unmoved by A-League referee protest  >  Football

Wellington Phoenix coach Mark Rudan won't be drawn on a silent protest from A-League match officials, who have covered the "#respect" message on their uniform.

Sydney FC import suffers hamstring injury  >  Football

Sydney FC are likely to field another new centre-back pairing next week after import Jop van der Linden picked up a hamstring injury.

Wanderers must change mentality: Babbel  >  Football

Western Sydney coach Markus Babbel is irate with his team after they conceded two goals from set pieces in their 3-1 defeat to Sydney FC.

Porter breaks collarbone in cycling crash  >  Cycling

Alex Porter's broken collarbone is a blow to the Australian men's teams pursuit squad ahead of the world track cycling championships.

Time for youth at hapless Mariners: Mulvey  >  Football

Central Coast are turning their sights to the future after an abysmal start to the A-League season continued with their loss to the Wellington Phoenix.

India's tail not wagging in Australia  >  Cricket

India's long tail shapes as a vulnerability for the tourists should Australia make early breakthroughs on day three of the second Test in Perth.

Khawaja not worried by lean run with bat  >  Cricket

Australian veteran Usman Khawaja is yet to fire in the Test series against India, but he's not worried about his recent lean run with the bat.

Edwards, DWZ battle for Panthers No.1  >  Rugby League

Dylan Edwards and Dallin Watene-Zelezniak are both in the running to wear Penrith's No.1 jumper for the 2019 NRL season.

Australia lose World Cup semi in shootout  >  Other Sports

The Kookaburras lost their heartbreaking World Cup semi-final to Netherlands 4-3 in a sudden death shootout after being level on 2-2 at fulltime.

Gardner gives Sixers WBBL win over Hobart  >  Cricket

The Sydney Sixers remain on top of the WBBL ladder, with a stunning unbeaten 79 by Ash Gardner getting the champions home past the Hurricanes in Hobart.

Porter injures shoulder in cycling crash  >  Cycling

Alex Porter, a key member of the Australian men's team pursuit squad, has crashed out of the madison at the national cycling championships in Melbourne.

Wanderers see red in A-League Sydney derby  >  Football

ALEX WILKINSON of Sydney FC looks on during the A-League match between the Central Coast Mariners and Sydney FC at Central Coast Stadium on in Gosford, Australia.

Sydney FC have beaten Western Sydney 3-1 in an A-League derby that will be remembered for Vedran Janjetovic's brain snap.

Phoenix beat A-League's slumping Mariners  >  Football

A 2-0 loss to the Phoenix in Wellington has consigned injury-plagued Central Coast to a club-record 14-match A-League winless streak.

Strutting Kohli saves India in second Test  >  Cricket

Indian captain Virat Kohli has come to the rescue after his team had slumped to 2-8 in their first innings in the 2nd Test against Australia at Perth Stadium.

Bates stars, Thunder hits Strikers in WBBL  >  Cricket

Sydney Thunder have secured another comfortable WBBL victory despite a defiant innings of 79no from hamstrung Adelaide Strikers opener Suzie Bates.

Bullets rattled by 36ers in NBL upset  >  Basketball

ANTHONY DRMICof Adelaide lines up a shot during the NBL match between the Brisbane Bullets and the Adelaide 36ers at in Brisbane, Australia.

Substitute guard Anthony Drmic has proved the difference with three critical three-pointers in the Adelaide 36ers' 10-point NBL win over the Brisbane Bullets.

Saville eyes new start with Open wildcard  >  Tennis

LUKE SAVILLE of Australia plays a backhand in his match against Amir Weintraub of Israel Australian Open Qualifying in Melbourne, Australia.

Former junior champion Luke Saville is looking to kick-start his senior career with a win in the Australian Open wildcard playoff final against James Duckworth.

Warriors chairman stands down  >  Rugby League

SHAUN JOHNSON of the Kiwis in action during the 2017 Rugby League World Cup match between the New Zealand Kiwis and Tonga at Waikato Stadium in Hamilton, New Zealand.

Cameron McGregor has stepped down as Warriors chairman after a forgettable month for the NRL club.

Starc wastes no time firing back in Perth  >  Cricket

ALASTAIR COOK of England looks dejected after being dismissed by Mitchell Starc of Australia in the First Test at The Gabba in Brisbane, Australia.

Australian spearhead Mitchell Starc has answered his critics, bowling Indian opener Murali Vijay in just his second over during the second Test in Perth.

Sharma and Birrell in Open wildcard final  >  Tennis

ASTRA SHARMA plays a forehand in her matach against Zoe Hives during the 2019 Australian Open Play-off at Melbourne Park on December 15, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia.

West Australian Astra Sharma and Queenslander Kimberly Birrell will meet in the final of the Australian Open wildcard playoff in Melbourne Park on Sunday.

India 3-172 in Perth, trail Aussies by 154  >  Cricket

India batsman VIRAT KOHLI picks up some runs during the 4th Specsavers Test match between England and India in Southampton, England.

Australia have posted a first-innings total of 326 on day two of the second Test in Perth, where India have reached 3-172 in response at stumps.

Australia open to playing four-day Tests  >  Cricket

KEVIN ROBERTS CEO of Cricket Australia speaks during Celebration Event at Federation Square in Melbourne, Australia.

Cricket Australia chief executive Kevin Roberts says four-day Tests could be a hit with the public and he's open to the idea of trialling it.