Shane Warne

Warne backs 'heroic' Ahmed for Ashes call-up

Shane Warne. Photo: EPA

Former refugee Ahmed, 31, will be eligible if minor changes to Australia's citizenship legislation pass through parliament in the next few weeks. He fled Pakistan in 2010.

Thursday, 6 June, 2013, 5:47am

Warne wants Fleming to coach Aussies

Shane Warne

Shane Warne, who said he was "frustrated on many levels at present", praised Fleming as "the best opposition captain we played against" on his website.

31 Jan 2013 - 4:26am

Short Sport, January 8, 2013

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Shane Warne hit with fine and suspension

8 Jan 2013 - 3:04am

Warne apologises for Ashes false alarm

Shane Warne set off a false alarm about a possible return to competing in next year's Ashes.

Shane Warne yesterday apologised to Australia test skipper Michael Clarke after comments about a possible dramatic return for next year's Ashes series against England sparked a media frenzy.

"Sorry MClarke23 if you woke up to calls!!!! See you soon buddy," he tweeted to the skipper, a close friend.

6 Dec 2012 - 2:18am

Who said it?

We are deeply concerned with the well-being of the North Korean people, and our thoughts and prayers are with them

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

Continuing friendly ties between China and Vietnam from generation to generation is the historic duty ... of the two countries

Vice-President Xi Jinping

23 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

How we got here

1992 - It all begins. Cathay Pacific and Wharf put up HK$700,000 each and the Sixes is born with entrepreneurs Ken Catton and Papu Butani spearheading the event sanctioned by the Hong Kong Cricket Association. Pakistan win.

5 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Shane Warne

Shane Warne

by Simon Wilde

John Murray, HK$208

4 May 2008 - 12:00am

Sri Lanka legend Jayasuriya in frame for Sixes

Dashing Sri Lankan batsman Sanath Jayasuriya is one of the big names being targeted to play for the All Stars at the Hong Kong Sixes in November. But there are doubts over the return of Shane Warne, who captained the team all the way to the final last year.

17 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

All-Star Lara puts kids before jet lag

Brian Lara showed all his class yesterday by fronting up at a junior clinic for more than 50 children at Hong Kong Cricket Club just an hour after arriving from the West Indies.

26 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Warne to make late dash for HK Sixes

Death of close friend delays star's arrival

Superstar Shane Warne will make a last-minute dash to Hong Kong for this weekend's Sixes after the death of a close friend in Australia.

Warne informed organisers he might now arrive as late as Saturday morning - the first day of the Cathay Pacific/Standard Chartered Hong Kong International Sixes.

25 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Payback time for Gatting at Sixes

Victim of Warne's 'Ball of the Century' has chance for revenge when he coaches England

11 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Sixes chief aims to boost prize money to US$1m

The sky is the limit for organisers of the new-look Hong Kong Sixes. They promised a great deal yesterday, including bringing Shane Warne for next month's tournament, and to raise the prize money next year to a staggering US$1 million.

7 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Warne to spin magic at HK Sixes

Aussie great expected to join star-studded line-up as government adds its support

The world's leading wicket-taker, Shane Warne, will bowl his flippers and googlies at the Hong Kong International Sixes in October.

29 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Sports Quiz

1. Which French club did South Korean soccer striker Ahn Jung-hwan join this week?

2. Who hold the Ranfurly Shield in New Zealand rugby?

3. Name Indonesia's former world IBF flyweight champion accused of drugs dealing?

4. Who will return for a second stint as coach of the New Jersey Devils ice hockey team?

17 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Sports Quiz

1. What position did the late cricket umpire David Shephard hold in the Church of England? 2. By how many runs did Sachin Tendulkar fall short of a record 35th test cricket century? 3. Which teams have won rugby's Super 12 Championship. 4. Which team beat defending champs Spain in the Davis Cup first round? 5. Who has been appointed China soccer coach? 6.

13 Mar 2005 - 12:00am