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Australia hold a slender lead with just five wickets in the sheds at stumps on day three
Cricket - Elgar, Amla edge South Africa closer to Australian total
Australia board warns team about behaviour after Warner outburst
Steve Smith vows to get Australian troops in order in second test
Blurred lines: Where exactly does the ‘line’ lie in modern cricket?
Gibson wants SA's top order batsmen to take more responsibility against Australia
Cricket Australia refutes reports on Head Coach
2018-04-19 05:04:08 Cricket Australia insists no appointment has been made to the vacant national men's head coaching position despite reports that former Test opener Justin Langer has won the job. Australia is on the hunt for a new coach following Darren Lehmann's resignation last month in the wake of the Cape Town ball-tampering scandal, with Langer presumed to be a leading contender. The West Australian reported today (Apr   Read More ...
Vettel holds off Hamilton to win Australian GP
2018-03-27 00:01:21 Sebastian Vettel won a thrilling duel with world champion Lewis Hamilton to steal the season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne on Sunday. The four-time world champion got the jump on the Mercedes ace off a miscalculation on the pit stop under Virtual Safety Car conditions and held off Hamilton for his second straight win in Melbourne and third overall   Read More ...
How Motor Sport Legend Travis Pastrana Stays Fearless | Studio 10
2018-03-13 10:06:40 Travis Pastrana chats with us about his love for taking part in extreme sports and Nitro Circus. Get more out of your mornings with Studio 10 - 8:30AM - 12PM weekdays on Channel Ten featuring hosts Sarah Harris, Joe Hildebrand, Jessica Rowe, Ita Buttrose and Denise Drysdale. Find out more about 'Studio 10' here: To add to the discussion on topics and share your opinions on 'Studio 10', head to one of our social media platforms below. Facebook: Twitter: (@studio10au) Instagram: (@studio10au) Tag us using the hashtag: Subscribe to the 'Studio 10' Channel here: Join our LIVE studio audience at our studio in Sydney, Australia   Read More ...
Aussies seek to banish test batting blues after embarrassing second test collapse
2018-03-13 10:04:46 Australia return to the scene of one of the nation's most embarrassing collapses with a clear message from coach Darren Lehmann: bat better. The tourists headed to Cape Town on Tuesday following a six-wicket loss in Port Elizabeth, where South Africa levelled the four-test series thanks to masterful performances from AB de Villiers and Kagiso Rabada. Rabada, who is set to miss the third and fourth tests through suspension, rocked the visiting batsmen with raw pace and reverse-swing while taking 11-150 at St George's Park   Read More ...
Cristiano Ronaldo has stripped down to his briefs in his most revealing shoot to date
2018-03-13 09:06:32 CRISTIANO Ronaldo has stripped down to his smalls in his most intimate photo shoot yet — shot on location at his own mansion — for his latest underwear range. UCL: Cristiano Ronaldo was the man to cap off a brilliant team goal for Real Madrid in their last-16 second leg at Parc des Princes. SOCCER superhero Cristiano Ronaldo has stripped down to his jocks in an extremely risque photo campaign for his latest underwear range   Read More ...
Cricket-Smith demands centuries from Australia batsmen
2018-03-13 07:30:48 REUTERS: Australia captain Steve Smith has demanded his team's batsmen lift their output and score centuries against South Africa in the wake of their humbling six-wicket loss in the second test at Port Elizabeth. Australia were restricted to 243 in the first innings at St. George's Park and were bowled out for 239 in the second to give the Proteas an easy victory chase of 101 to level the series at 1-1   Read More ...
Nicole Bolton Hits Ton To Set Up Australia's Crushing Win Over India Women
2018-03-13 00:22:39 Opener Nicole Bolton stole the show with her unbeaten 100 off 101 balls after Australian spinners bamboozled the Indian batting to set up a crushing eight-wicket win in the opening game of the three-match series, which is part of the ICC Women's Championship. Bolton's fourth ODI hundred ensured Australia reached a modest 201-run target in just 32.1 overs. The experienced Ellyse Perry (25 not out) hit the winning four   Read More ...
Greece's top soccer league suspended after PAOK owner Ivan Savvidis invades pitch with gun
2018-03-13 00:12:52 Greece has indefinitely suspended its top soccer league, a day after the owner of PAOK Thessaloniki marched onto the field carrying a gun following a disputed goal in a match. FIFA urged Greek authorities to take swift action against PAOK owner Ivan Savvidis or face a possible suspension. Savvidis walked onto the field twice accompanied by bodyguards, and appeared to be carrying a pistol in a holster around his waist   Read More ...
South Africa's Rabada suspended for rest of Australia series
2018-03-12 17:30:18 PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa: South Africa fast bowler Kagiso Rabada was suspended for two test matches and will miss the rest of the series against Australia, hours after being named man of the match in his team's six-wicket win in the second test on Monday. Rabada was found guilty of a level two International Cricket Council (ICC) code of conduct offence of "inappropriate and deliberate physical contact with a player" after leaning with his shoulder into Australia captain Steve Smith when he dismissed him in the first innings, an ICC statement said   Read More ...
Snowboarder ends Australia's Winter Paralympics gold medal drought
2018-03-12 13:11:23 Patmore won a bronze medal in his 200m athletics category at the London Paralympics six years ago. That came two years after a Commonwealth Games gold medal – when his impairment category featured in the program in Delhi. He only turned to alpine sports a year before the 2016 Rio Paralympics – while training in Brazil - when he discovered that his upper limb impairment class had been added to the snowboard program for South Korea   Read More ...
India vs Australia 1st ODI: Nicole Bolton ton helps Australia to dominant eight-wicket win
2018-03-12 12:26:02 Opener Nicole Bolton struck an unbeaten 100 off 101 balls after Australian spinners bamboozled the Indian batting to set up a crushing eight-wicket win in the opening game of the three-match series, which is part of the ICC Women’s Championship. Bolton’s fourth ODI hundred ensured Australia reached a modest 201-run target in just 32.1 overs. The experienced Ellyse Perry (25 not out) hit the winning four   Read More ...
Bolton, spinners set up Australia’s crushing win over India
2018-03-12 12:23:06 Opener Nicole Bolton struck an unbeaten 100 off 101 balls after Australian spinners bamboozled the Indian batting to set up a crushing eight-wicket win in the opening game of the three-match series, which is part of the ICC Women’s Championship. Bolton’s fourth ODI hundred ensured Australia reached a modest 201-run target in just 32.1 overs. The experienced Ellyse Perry (25 not out) hit the winning four   Read More ...
South Africa vs Australia Live Cricket Score Live Streaming 2nd Test Day 4: Kagiso Rabada achieves 10-for against Australia
2018-03-12 10:19:14 South Africa will go into day four of the second Test against Australia in Port Elizabeth with confidence as Australia are only 41 runs ahead and have five wickets in hand. Mitchell Marsh and Tim Paine are the two batsmen for the visitors who will resume. Australia are 180 for 5 after bowling out South Africa for 382. AB de Villiers scored his 22nd Test century in this match and took South Africa past Australia’s first innings score of 243   Read More ...
Snowboarder ends Australia's Winter Paralympics gold medal drought
2018-03-12 10:16:34 Patmore won a bronze medal in his 200m athletics category at the London Paralympics six years ago. That came two years after a Commonwealth Games gold medal – when his impairment category featured in the program in Delhi. He only turned to alpine sports a year before the 2016 Rio Paralympics – while training in Brazil - when he discovered that his upper limb impairment class had been added to the snowboard program for South Korea   Read More ...
Putin ordered ‘hijacked’ plane headed to Sochi Olympics to be ‘downed’
2018-03-12 05:33:31 VLADIMIR Putin ordered a passenger aircraft which was reported to be carrying a bomb and targeting the opening of the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi to be shot down.   Read More ...
Manchester United play Sevilla with a tie delicately poised at 0-0 after the first leg
2018-03-12 04:33:28 However, Jose Mourinho is learning of the exacting demands of being Manchester United manager with incessant questions over not just results, but the manner in which they are obtained. “If people don’t think we deserved it, I don’t care,” Mourinho said after United defeated rivals Liverpool 2-1 on Saturday despite enjoying just 32 percent possession. The problem for Mourinho is not just United’s tradition for winning while playing on the front foot under great European Cup-winning managers Matt Busby and Alex Ferguson, but that United are no longer even the best team in Manchester   Read More ...
2nd Test: Kagiso Rabada Charged After Steve Smith Incident
2018-03-12 00:23:21 South African fast bowler Kagiso Rabada will face a disciplinary hearing on Saturday that could result in a ban from the third Test against Australia. Cricket South Africa said Rabada, who devastated the Australian batting order on the first day of the second Test on Friday, has been charged with a level two offence following an incident with Australian captain Steve Smith   Read More ...
Australia hold a slender lead with just five wickets in the sheds at stumps on day three
2018-03-11 21:33:26 Cricket: Steve Smith has fallen early in the second innings to another left arm spinner leaving Australia in a real tough position. SOUTH Africa is in the box seat to square the series in Port Elizabeth after Usman Khawaja’s fighting knock fell over at the final hurdle. Australia find themselves in a world of hurt just 41 runs ahead with only five wickets in hand to mount a challenging total for South Africa to chase   Read More ...
Stunning finish as Blitzboks stun Australia
2018-03-11 20:05:13 Cape Town - An incredible second half fightback saw the Blitzboks beat Australia in a pulsating quarter-final encounter at the Canada Sevens in Vancouver. Australia were quickest out of the blocks, rushing into a 14-0 lead in the first four minutes thanks to tries from Ben O'Donnell and Thomas Connor and two conversions from James Stannard. A third converted try by John Porch on the stroke of half-time saw Australia go into the break with a healthy 19-0 lead   Read More ...
#SAvAUS Proteas looking good against Australia at tea | IOL Sport
2018-03-11 15:09:26 Australia: 243 & 86/3 (Khawaja 28*, Bancroft 24, Rabada 1/29) South Africa: 382 (De Villiers 126*, Cummins 3/79) South Africa took giant strides to levelling the Test series during the second session on day 3 at St George’s Park by taking three Australian wickets before the visitors have managed to wipe out the first innings deficit. It certainly was “moving day” with the Proteas taking a commanding 139-run lead courtesy of magnificent AB de Villiers century and some lower-order resilience from Vernon Philander and Keshav Maharaj in the morning   Read More ...
AB de Villiers scores majestic 22nd Test century
2018-03-11 12:17:07 When AB de Villiers walked up to the middle, there was plenty of reverse swing on offer for the Australian bowlers in the final session of play on Day 2 of the second Test. It was a far cry from the amble approach that Dean Elgar and Hashim Amla had taken prior to the break. With the ball doing plenty on Saturday and wickets falling, AB did what he does best – went on the attack   Read More ...
Australia flag bearer Joany Badenhorst withdraws from Paralympics after ‘nasty’ training accident
2018-03-11 06:04:30 AUSTRALIA flag bearer Joany Badenhorst’s horror Winter Paralympics run has continued after a training accident ruled her out of a second-straight Games in PyeongChang. AUSTRALIA flag bearer Joany Badenhorst is a shock withdrawal from the 2018 Winter Paralympics after crashing out in a “nasty” training accident. Incredibly, the 23-year-old Griffith snowboarder was also ruled out of the Sochi Games four years ago after also tumbling in near identical circumstances   Read More ...
South African sledge a tumour on the body of cricket
2018-03-11 03:06:47 Geddit? Geddit? GEDDIT? No, me neither. They have no care for her, no care for him, no care for their children, no care for the spirit of cricket, nothing. So, could anything be more appalling? Yes. That would be for South African cricket officials, who should be better than that, to join in the “joke,” to think its funny, to pose for photos with those wearing the masks   Read More ...
How are F1 teams tracking ahead of the season opening grand prix?
2018-03-11 00:06:23 AFTER two weeks of winter testing in Barcelona here’s how F1’s teams are tracking ahead of the opening grand prix in Melbourne later this month. MERCEDES. Fastest lap: 1:18.400, Lewis Hamilton, Day Six, Ultrasofts. Laps completed: 1,040. If there’s any more evidence required to show that testing timesheets should come with a health warning then take a look at the case of Mercedes at the end of 2018’s winter program   Read More ...
South Africa vs Australia, 2nd Test: South Africa edge ahead of Australia on the day the music died
2018-03-10 18:16:01 AB de Villiers scored a stylish, unbeaten half-century as patient South Africa edged ahead of Australia on a slow wicket on the second day of the second test, going to the close at 263 for seven at St George’s Park on Saturday. The home side have a narrow advantage of 20 runs with the brilliant De Villiers on 74 from 81 balls and all-rounder Vernon Philander to resume on 14 in the search for what could be crucial first innings runs in an engrossing contest   Read More ...
South Africa takes 20-run lead as Australian bowlers hit back on day two
2018-03-10 18:06:15 Australia came back with five wickets in the final session to stop South Africa's momentum and hold the home team to 263-7 by stumps on day two of the second test on Saturday (Sunday morning NZ Time), a lead of 20 runs. South Africa was 153-2 at tea - with two batsmen on half-centuries - and heading for a significant first-innings lead at St George's Park before Mitchell Starc bowled Hashim Amla with a swinging yorker on the fourth ball of the last session to start Australia's comeback   Read More ...
Rabada frustrates Aussies as Proteas progress
2018-03-10 14:19:28 South Africa made steady progress losing only one wicket in the first session of day two in the second cricket test against Australia at St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. The Proteas started the day on 39 for one with Dean Elgar and nightwatchman Kagiso Rabada at the crease and by lunch had reached 110 for the loss of only Rabada’s wicket   Read More ...
The Covert Agent: J-League club interested in signing Newcastle Jets star Dimi Petratos
2018-03-10 12:51:04 Only days after losing Andrew Nabbout, Newcastle Jets face a fight to keep potential Socceroo Dimitri Petratos in the Hunter Valley. The Covert Agent can reveal the star midfielder is being chased by J-League club Sagan Tosu - who are believed to have narrowed their search for an attacker down to the Australian and one other player. Petratos is understood to be entertaining the idea of a move to Japan to boost his chances of national team selection in a similar move to former teammate Nabbout - with the pair sharing the same agent   Read More ...
Cricket - Elgar, Amla edge South Africa closer to Australian total
2018-03-10 12:01:22 PORT ELIZABETH: Opener Dean Elgar edged towards a patient half-century as South Africa reached 110 for two at lunch on the second day of the second test against Australia at St George’s Park on Saturday. Elgar is not out 38 from 108 balls, having put on 43 for the third wicket with Hashim Amla, who has 31 from 71 balls, as they reduced Australia’s first innings lead to 133 runs to take the ascendancy in the test   Read More ...
South Africa vs Australia 2nd Test Day 2 Live score and Live streaming: South Africa comfortable with Elgar and Amla in the middle
2018-03-10 11:07:57 South Africa start Day 2 as the more confident of the two teams. The first session of Day 1 produced 98 runs and one Australian wicket off its last ball and South Africa carried that momentum forward. They dismissed Australia for 243 with openers Colin Bancroft and David Warner remaining their highest run scorers. Australia did get the wicket of Aiden Markram, who was fresh from his magnificent century in the second innings of the first Test   Read More ...
South Africa vs Australia: Kagiso Rabada rocks Australia with 5 wickets in 18 balls
2018-03-10 11:07:41 Kagiso Rabada roared through Australia – stoking the animosity between the teams on the way – as South Africa bowled the tourists out for 243 on day one of the second Test on Friday. Rabada took five wickets in the space of 18 balls in a blistering spell just before and after tea at St. George’s Park, sending the Australians slumping from 161-3   Read More ...
Australia board warns team about behaviour
2018-03-09 18:09:26 Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) have told their under-fire team the unsavoury incident involving opening batsman David Warner during the first Test against South Africa was unacceptable and warned them about their behaviour for the rest of the series. Warner was fined 75 per cent of his match fee for his involvement in a heated exchange with South Africa wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock as the two sides walked off the pitch on the fourth day in Durban   Read More ...
South Africa vs Australia, 2nd Test Day 1, Live Cricket Score and Live Streaming: David Warner, Cameron Bancroft give steady start to Australia
2018-03-09 10:19:07 There have been just three days between the first Test in Durban and the second Test, now, in Port Elizabeth and the noise has most certainly been around the controversy between David Warner and Quinton de Kock. There have been plenty of things said from both sides of the barrier and eventually the players have been fined and handed demerit points   Read More ...
Proteas mulling changes to add more depth for the 2nd test against Australia
2018-03-09 09:06:11 The South African cricket team is mulling changes to add more depth to the batting line-up for the second test against Australia in Port Elizabeth. Middle order batsman Themba Bavuma has recovered from a fractured finger and can possibly get the nod ahead of Theunis de Bruyn. It is a must win match for Proteas if they want to win the four match series.   Read More ...
Australia board warns team about behaviour after Warner outburst
2018-03-09 08:01:07 MELBOURNE: Cricket Australia (CA) have told their under-fire team the unsavoury incident involving opening batsman David Warner during the first test against South Africa was unacceptable and warned them about their behaviour for the rest of the series. Warner was fined 75 percent of his match fee for his involvement in a heated exchange with South Africa wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock as the two sides walked off the pitch on the fourth day in Durban   Read More ...
Cricket: South Africa admit they will try to get Australian opener David Warner suspended
2018-03-09 06:40:51 South Africa might look to provoke David Warner in the second Test, knowing Australia's vice-captain is one false step away from a suspension. Warner avoided a ban over his infamous staircase stoush with Quinton de Kock but his level-two charge came with a heavy fine and three demerit points. It means Warner will essentially be on his final warning for the next two years, with even a minor misdeed to trigger an automatic suspension   Read More ...
South Africa and Australia summoned for peace talks
2018-03-08 18:17:21 Port Elizabeth: Warring South Africa and Australia will be summoned for peace talks ahead of the potentially explosive second Test starting on Friday after David Warner and Quinton de Kock were both punished for an ugly bust-up in the opening match. The International Cricket Council said that match referee Jeff Crowe will remind the teams of their responsibilities after Australian vice-captain Warner was fined 75 per cent of his match fee from the Durban game and the Proteas wicketkeeper/batsman docked 25 per cent   Read More ...
Warner says he was riled by ‘vile and disgusting’ De Kock sledge
2018-03-08 18:16:12 Melbourne: Australia vice-captain David Warner has said a “vile and disgusting” sledge about his wife from South Africa wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock was the trigger for his angry outburst in the players’ tunnel during the Durban Test. Warner was fined 75 per cent of his match fee by the International Cricket Council on Wednesday and given three demerit points for the incident outside the Kingsmead dressing rooms   Read More ...
Another easy win for Australia
2018-03-08 17:23:04 India’s second string team, after choosing to bat, put up a better display in the second warm-up game against the touring Australian women’s team here on Thursday. But a total of 170 turned out to be far from competitive as the Southern Stars captain Meg Lanning struck form with a half century and showed the way for her team to record a seven-wicket win with 24 overs remaining   Read More ...
What was David Warner supposed to do when someone spoke ill of his wife?
2018-03-08 16:44:44 OPINION: Australian cricketer David Warner is in the stairwell of the grandstand after stumps; not in the middle of the field, not standing over a stump mic or in front of a TV camera. He is walking up the ramp towards the dressing-room alongside team-mates and South African opponents. There's no love lost. It's been that sort of match. Most of Australia's tests seem to go this way   Read More ...