David Warner withdraws from process to overturn leadership ban, Cricket Australia, statement

David Warner has unloaded on the process of attempting to overturn his leadership ban, withdrawing after accusing the review panel of trying to make it “a public lynching” that would make him and his family “the washing machine for cricket’s dirty laundry”. The former Australian vice-captain posted a lengthy statement to his social media accounts … Read more

‘Dirty’ money was wet, buried: SkyCity’s Adelaide operation sued over billions allegedly laundered

Riverside, SkyCity Adelaide where the company built a huge new hotel. Photo / Supplied SkyCity Adelaide allegedly allowed customers to spend ‘dirty money’ that appeared to have been wet and previously buried, according to documents filed in the Federal Court of Australia yesterday. Customers posing a high money laundering or terrorism financing risk engaged in … Read more

Sydney Thunder, Jason Sangha, Australian batting prodigy, NSW Sheffield Shield team, BBL12, captain, stats, news, schedules, Kerry O’Keeffe

“He’s the best since Ponting.” That was former Aussie Test spinner Kerry O’Keeffe’s opinion after young gun Jason Sangha peeled off 117 against Tasmania in November 2018, his first Sheffield Shield ton. Sangha was 19 at the time, flanked by another rising NSW star in Jack Edwards, and had already been making waves. Watch the … Read more

Match Preview – Australia vs West Indies, West Indies in Australia 2022/23, 2nd Test

Big picture The Frank Worrell trophy remains in Australia’s hands, as it has since 1995, and there was hardly any doubt it would be that way although they were made to work for their victory in Perth. It is that fact, the fight West Indies showed, which offers hope that the now traditional day-night Test … Read more

Marnus Labuschagne to cop bouncer barrage, cricket news 2022

The West Indies believe they have unearthed a “weakness” in Marnus Labuschagne’s batting despite the Australian run machine’s Player of the Match performance in the first Test at Perth Stadium. Last week, Labuschagne became the eighth cricketer to score a double century and a century in the same Test match, plundering 308 runs against the … Read more

Dolphins, Tom Gilbert, Wayne Bennett, contract, how it happened, Cowboys, Brisbane, Queensland Maroons, Origin

Legendary rugby league coach Wayne Bennett has struggled to sign NRL stars to the Dolphins in a way nobody anticipated. Bennett has gone after the biggest names in the game – including plenty he’s coached – only to be turned down time and again. The Dolphins have only signed Origin players from this year’s series … Read more

US to send more troops to Australia, invite Japan to joint drills | Military News

The United States and Australia have agreed to deepen defense ties, including by increasing the rotational presence of US air, land and sea forces in the Oceanic country, citing shared concerns over China’s actions around Taiwan and in the East and South China Seas. The announcement on Tuesday followed talks between the top US and … Read more

Off-season Central, Ezra Mam, Brisbane Broncos, Sam Walker, Sydney Roosters, players, squads, teams

Broncos five-eighth Ezra Mam has revealed what he needs to work on to return to the starting side after being dropped late in Brisbane’s failed 2022 campaign. Meanwhile, Roosters halfback Sam Walker is eager to develop his combination with the rest of the team’s spine to avoid the slow start to the year the club … Read more

Eddie Jones sacked as England coach; what happened? news, analysis, reaction

As England retired to the sheds following last week’s 27-13 loss to South Africa at Twickenham, a chorus of boos and jeers echoed around the iconic stadium. Asked about the crowd’s confronting response to the defeat, England’s sixth of the year, head coach Eddie Jones bluntly claimed he “doesn’t care what people think”. He had … Read more

Bulldogs coach Ciraldo snares Robert Whittaker’s UFC crew from Panthers, news, updates

Cameron Ciraldo has convinced the UFC fighters who helped him create rugby league’s No.1 defensive team to also make the move from Penrith to Belmore in 2023 — and all without breaking the ‘no poaching’ promise he made to his old club. Only a few months after stating he would not chase Panthers players in … Read more