The changing pace pecking order in Australian cricket has been reflected in Peter Siddle losing his Cricket Australia contract despite being named for the winter Test tours of the West Indies and England.
Adam Pengilly Doncaster Mile markets remained stable despite two of the favourites, Hallowed Crown and Real Impact, drawing wide gates for the 150th running of the $3 million Randwick feature on Saturday.
Jon Tuxworth Canberra coach Carrie Graf insists the WNBL can co-exist with football codes if it returns to a winter season.
Brendan Foster Evergreen cricketer Adam Voges has been selected in the upcoming Test tours of the West Indies and England at the ripe old age of 35.
Jesse Hogan Usman Khawaja's comeback to cricket after knee injury that ruined most of his season will be complemented by the captaincy of Australia A for a winter tour of India that will also feature Pat Cummins and Glenn Maxwell.
Jesse Hogan Australian selectors have rewarded Sheffield Shield form, selecting Adam Voges and Fawad Ahmed for winter Test tours.
Adam Pengilly Chris Waller and Gerry Harvey have booked the world's most in-demand jockey, Joao Moreira, to partner Royal Descent in the $3 million Doncaster Mile when one of Australia's best race mares runs to potentially earn one lucky competition winner up to $150,000 on Saturday.
Greg Baum In a corner of the glowing image of Australia's World Cup triumph is a blot that no amount of rubbing ever will remove. It is the disposition of the Australians at the dismissals of three New Zealanders during a largely one-sided final.
Jesse Hogan Australia bowling coach Craig McDermott says the whole-tournament bowling performance of Mitch Starc during the World Cup was "near-perfect" and a reflection of his sharp improvement over the past year and a half.
Andrew Wu and Jesse Hogan How Australia's squad of 15 rated in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.
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