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  • Dec 22, 2014
  • Updated: 10:16am
Dave Steyn stunning as Proteas thrash Windies in first test

Dale Steyn ripped through the West Indies top order to claim his 25th five-wicket haul in test cricket and give South Africa an innings and 220-run victory on the fourth morning of the first test...

21 Dec 2014 - 12:33am
Mitchell Johnson shines with bat and ball as Australia beat India in second test

Mitchell Johnson's brilliance with bat and ball inspired Australia to a four-wicket second test victory over India and an unassailable 2-0 series lead at the Gabba in Brisbane on Saturday.

21 Dec 2014 - 12:24am
Mitchell Johnson shines with bat and ball as Australia beat India in second test

Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps has avoided jail time after a judge placed him on probation for pleading guilty to a drink-driving charge for the second time in 10 years. The punishment...

20 Dec 2014 - 8:37pm
Mitchell Johnson shines with bat and ball as Australia beat India in second test

There is nothing more divisive in the United States than race. Sport is often a unifying force. When the home team does well everybody, regardless of race or creed, is on board with a beaming,...

20 Dec 2014 - 8:02pm
Mitchell Johnson shines with bat and ball as Australia beat India in second test

Alistair Cook paid the price for failing to turn England's fortunes around when he was replaced by Eoin Morgan as captain for the World Cup one-day side.

21 Dec 2014 - 12:17am
Italian cycling chief seeks end of disgraced doctor's influence on riders

Law enforcement authorities need to prevent banned doctor Michele Ferrari from seeing riders and conclude his long-running stain on the sport, according to the president of the Italian Cycling...

19 Dec 2014 - 10:25pm

Steve Smith again proved the elusive wicket for India as the new captain fashioned an Australian fightback on day two of the second test in Brisbane on Thursday.

18 Dec 2014 - 10:27pm


Alastair Cook said he had no intention of stepping down as captain after his England side lost the seventh and final match of the one-day series against Sri Lanka on Wednesday.

17 Dec 2014 - 9:37pm

Former World Anti-Doping Agency chairman Dick Pound has vowed to leave no stone unturned over allegations of systematic doping in Russia as he leads an investigation into a case that has shaken...

17 Dec 2014 - 9:28pm

A drug-resistant “super bacteria” that’s normally found in hospitals and is notoriously difficult to treat has been discovered in the waters where Rio de Janeiro’s Olympic sailing events will be...

16 Dec 2014 - 11:51pm

Floyd Mayweather Jnr built a career - and made a fortune - by using deception to confuse and outwit his opponents.

16 Dec 2014 - 10:43pm

Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel admitted his first NFL start, a 30-0 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals that essentially eliminated Cleveland from the play-offs, was the toughest day he's...

16 Dec 2014 - 10:26pm

Nailing down a spot in Australia's batting order took patience for Steve Smith, but his elevation to captain of the test team has been virtually an overnight affair.

16 Dec 2014 - 12:31am

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant passed Michael Jordan for third on the NBA’s career scoring list on Sunday in a 100-94 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves.

15 Dec 2014 - 11:09am

Australia, already without injured skipper Michael Clarke, may also freshen up their pace attack with Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc for this week's second test in Brisbane, coach Darren...

14 Dec 2014 - 11:09pm

Philippine legend Manny Pacquiao vowed to chase Floyd Mayweather Jnr into ring submission after his American rival offered to fight him next year in a blockbuster world title face-off.

14 Dec 2014 - 10:55pm

Philippine legend Manny Pacquiao vowed to chase Floyd Mayweather into ring submission after his US rival offered to fight him next year in a blockbuster world title face-off.

18 Dec 2014 - 11:27am

Australia captain Michael Clarke has raised the prospect that his cricket career could be over after injuring his hamstring in the opening test against India in Adelaide yesterday.

14 Dec 2014 - 1:09am

When a wave of the NBA's biggest stars donned "I can't breathe" shirts - the rallying cry of demonstrators against US policing tactics in black communities - it highlighted the power and influence...

14 Dec 2014 - 12:26am

American boxer Floyd Mayweather says he is willing to fight Manny Pacquiao next May in a blockbuster world title fight, but only if he receives a much bigger share of the purse.

14 Dec 2014 - 10:17am

Potentate is a powerful, evocative word that is biblical, medieval and regal with roots in Middle English, Old French and Late Latin. Potentates make life-altering decisions for billions of people...

13 Dec 2014 - 8:48pm

A Mitchell Johnson bouncer that struck India captain Virat Kohli on the helmet during the first test on Thursday might actually help players get past the shock of Phillip Hughes’ death, according...

12 Dec 2014 - 1:45am

"Johnny Football's" days as a back-up are over this season.

Rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel will make his first NFL start on Sunday against Cincinnati, replacing the slumping Brian Hoyer...

11 Dec 2014 - 12:28am

Grimacing and wracked with pain, Michael Clarke built a century which outweighed his 27 others as rain on Wednesday added to the sense of pathos hanging over the first cricket test between...

11 Dec 2014 - 12:09am

David Warner paid a moving tribute to Phillip Hughes in compiling a brilliant century, but Australia's joy was tempered with another injury to captain Michael Clarke on an emotional opening day of...

9 Dec 2014 - 10:05pm

Fearsome Australia strike bowler Mitchell Johnson yesterday said he would have no reservations about delivering short-pitched balls at India's batsmen despite the Phillip Hughes tragedy.


8 Dec 2014 - 10:07pm

A week after their “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot!” show of solidarity, several St Louis Rams players made another societal statement with the message: “I Can’t Breathe.”

8 Dec 2014 - 10:03am


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