The heart of Rio's Olympics is on life support.
Some Wellington Phoenix players were ill with heatstroke during their 2-2 away draw against Adelaide yesterday after a request to delay the game was refused.
Blazing batsmen David Warner and Travis Head served up a record Australia Day run feast as the hosts pounded Pakistan by 57 runs in yesterday's one-dayer in Adelaide.
Adelaide United recruit Henrique scored two screamers as the Reds climbed from the bottom of the A-League table with a 2-0 win against Wellington.
The Port Adelaide Football Club says it is "comfortable" with its handling of the fallout from Jarman Impey's alleged hit-run car-crash carnage on the weekend, but concedes it gave the player legal advice before he handed himself in to police more than 16 hours after the incident.
South African captain Faf du Plessis knows his every move will be scrutinised in the third Test against Australia from today.