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Short Sport, January 23, 2013

Australia cricket captain Michael Clarke is a serious doubt for today's final one-day international against Sri Lanka after twisting his ankle. He was undergoing treatment ahead of the game, Cricket Australia said. 

Wednesday, 23 January, 2013, 4:39am

Matt Ryan and Atlanta march toward Super Bowl

Atlanta's Matt Ryan threw four touchdown passes and the Falcons clinched a first-round NFL play-off bye with a 31-18 victory over the Detroit Lions.

Detroit's Calvin Johnson broke the NFL record for most receiving yards in a season in a losing cause with one game to play, earning a standing ovation from home supporters who saw the Lions, 4-11, suffer their seventh defeat in a row.

24 Dec 2012 - 3:59am

Short Sport, December 1, 2012

Cycling warned it faces loss of key sponsors

1 Dec 2012 - 2:47am

NFL's New Orleans Saints beat Atlanta Falcons 31-27

The New Orleans Saints handed the high-flying Atlanta Falcons their first defeat of the NFL season, the Saints defence holding firm in the waning minutes of a 31-27 triumph.

The Saints stopped Atlanta twice in the closing minutes to stun their National Conference South division rivals.

13 Nov 2012 - 4:29am

Giants crush 49ers as Falcons remain unbeaten

The New York Giants crushed the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday in an ominous sign of their intentions to defend their Super Bowl title.

The Giants (4-2) made light work of the 49ers (4-2), the team that beat last year’s NFC Conference final, to win 26-3, while last season’s AFC champions, the New England Patriots, suffered a surprise loss to the Seattle Seahawks.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Falcons soaring as they go 5-0 for first time

Atlanta remained undefeated, Tom Brady won the battle of the marquee quarterbacks and Drew Brees had a record-setting day in week five of the National Football League season.

Michael Turner rushed for the go-ahead touchdown with just under three minutes remaining as the Atlanta Falcons ground out a 24-17 win over the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field.

9 Oct 2012 - 4:39am