Jason Gillespie has spoken of his relief at being overlooked for the England job last year.
Key Bournemouth signing Brad Smith is eager to fly the flag for Australia at a time when Australian influence on the English Premier League has scarcely been weaker.
Newfound agility and improved stamina is behind Samantha Stosur’s reappearance in the world’s top 15 after a near three-year absence.
Likening Nick Kyrgios to combustable American star John McEnroe, former Wimbledon champion Pat Cash says he hopes unrelenting criticism of the young star’s behaviour doesn’t force him out of tennis at a young age.
Samantha Stosur has kept alive her dream of adding a French Open title to her collection by seeing off Bulgaria’s Tsvetana Pironkova in a greulling quarter-final.
A bemused Pat Cash says there is “no conversation” to be had as to whether Nick Kyrgios should be a part of Australia’s Olympic team – he wants the young star on the plane to Rio.