Marnus Labuschagne century, World Cup squad, video, cricket news

The Australian selectors are facing quite a quandary. Marnus Labuschagne, having missed out on Australia’s provisional World Cup squad, has earned back-to-back player of the match honours to give George Bailey’s selection panel plenty to ponder over the coming weeks. Since being parachuted into Australia’s starting XI as a concussion substitute on Thursday, Labuschagne has […]

Antony dropped by Brazil over assault allegations, ex girlfriend

Manchester United winger Antony was dropped from Brazil’s squad for upcoming World Cup qualifying games on Monday following allegations of assault made against him by an ex-girlfriend. The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said in a statement that Antony had been stood down in order to “preserve the alleged victim, the player, the Brazil team and […]

Viktor Hovland wins at East Lake

Viktor Hovland won the season-ending Tour Championship at East Lake on Monday (AEST), confirming himself as the hottest talent in men’s golf while earning an $18 million (A$28m) payday. The 25-year-old, who came second at this year’s PGA Championship, converted a six-shot, 54-hole lead into a five-shot victory that also hands him the year’s FedEx […]

Tim Paine slams Ben Stokes retirement backflip, England squad, Harry Brook

Former Australian Test captain Tim Paine has slammed Ben Stokes after the English all-rounder came out of one-day international retirement ahead of the 50-over World Cup in India later this year, selected in England’s squad to host New Zealand for four warm-up ODIs. “Ben Stokes coming out of one day retirement, I found that interesting,” […]