The bloodletting has continued at Cricket Australia with senior executives Pat Howard and Ben Amarfio given their marching orders.
The Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA) has called for Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft’s bans to be lifted immediately, arguing new evidence must be taken into account.
Cricket Australia has been branded “arrogant” and “dictatorial” by stakeholders in a scathing independent review that has made 42 recommendations, calling for a revamp of winning bonuses, a rejigged code of conduct, greater transparency and a red-card system.
West Coast’s Scott Lycett will join Port Adelaide after the Eagles confirmed they would not match the Power’s five-year offer to the premiership ruckman.
It’s shaping up to be potentially the most demanding – and closest – AFL finals race in more than 25 years.
Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland has resigned, denying the sport’s recent ball-tampering crisis was the catalyst that ended his 17-year tenure.
South Africa will record their first home Test series win over Australia since the end of apartheid, having successfully batted the tourists out of the contest in Johannesburg.