Almanac Cricket: 36 into 11 won’t go

After seeing Australia select 36 players for two separate tours in the coming months, Citrus Bob has his (rather outraged) say on the decision to enlist so many troops.

ICC Women’s T20 World Cup: Semi-finalists have been decided, but where do things go from here?

The semi finalists for the T20 World Cup are finalised. But will rain spoil the party? Liam Hauser recaps the final few games of the group matches.

Super Rugby 2020: Round 1 Ruminations

It’s early into 2020 and we have the first of the football codes’ competitions underway – Super Rugby. Brian the Ruminator is on deck to breakdown the games of each round and attempt to untangle the state of the game of Rugby Union.

In What Colours Do You See The World?

Deakin journalism student Shannon Cole and her family came to Australia from South Africa almost 20 years ago. Sooner or later they had to choose which footy teams to follow. Here’s how it worked out.

2019 Cricket World Cup – Australia v South Africa: Old rivals still go hard

Before Australia’s World Cup semi-final clash against England tonight, Sean Mortell reviews their last game against South Africa and details what may change for tonight’s line-up

Victoria v Springboks, July 3 1971

Glen recounts July 1971, when the Springboks played Victoria, on the verge of their apartheid ban.

Comrades Marathon 2017: More humbling than a prelim final loss

Mick Jeffrey loves a challenge. He has taken on many and this one was huge: the famous Comrades Marathon.

Australia v South Africa – Adelaide Test, Day 2: Usman leads as Australia takes command

Our very own debutant, Scana, made it through to stumps on a day dominated by Usman Khwaja.

Australia v South Africa – Hobart Test, Day 1: Oops We did it again

On the first day of a new Test match, many questions were asked of Australia’s batting, Mick Jeffrey had a few of his own on junior development of the game.

Australia v South Africa – Perth Test: Saffas slow out of the blocks

John Butler’s view on the first day of the Perth Test, where lack of resolve and test cricket nous has left South Africa in a bit of a hole.

The Way Forward For Test Cricket

Callum O’Connor thinks through the Test cricket woes. He has some suggestions.

A-League Round 5: Central Coast Mariners v Wellington Phoenix – Clearance

Yoshi went to great lengths to provide this Mariners v Nix report. He’s tracking OK.

What happens in the next chapter of Australian cricket?

Tom Riordan on what may occur as a new chapter of Australian cricket begins in the upcoming summer of cricket.

Stories from Prison – ICC World Cup Semi-Final: New Zealand v South Africa

A unique perspective from a new correspondent “The Inside Man” who graphically describes the experience of four Kiwi prisoners watching the gripping ICC World Cup semi final at Eden Park from an Australian Jail. We all meet as equals on the sporting field.

2015 ICC World Cup Quarter Final- South Africa v Sri Lanka: When the Nightmare Meets the Fairy-tale

Wayne Ball covers the World Cup Semi-Final at the SCG between South Africa and Sri Lanka, where the Proteas finally have won a knock out World Cup game for the first time since their maiden appearance in 1992.

2015 ICC World Cup: Proteas Gain Momentum

Kieran Deck was at Manuka Oval to watch South Africa strut their stuff against the Irish. While the focus for local fans has been on the local lads and the Kiwis, the South Africans are displaying some ominous form, suggests Kieran.

Top 100 World Cup Moments (From the Aussie P.O.V.): 18-The Durban Disaster (2010)

Disaster in Durban. The Socceroos run out of luck and legs against a talented young German side. The new world-class stadium runs out of beer and Dennis Gedling is your unwillingly sober reporter for the entirety of the drubbing.

Mandela and Sport

Peter Baulderstone reflects on the life and miracle of Nelson Mandela. Mandela used sport to communicate and inspire. Sport used Mandela to find the ‘better angels’ in its own nature, and in those who play and watch it.

Fremantle Dockers help Africa rebuild

While AFL fans across the country have been made aware of the Dockers’ skill on the oval, few of them would be aware of the club’s association with Nelson Mandela’s South Africa, writes Tim Harcourt.

Third Test – Day 3: Will Mr Kyly Boldy ‘go boldly…’?

Tony Roberts talks Nine’s jingoistic coverage, pop-gun attacks and Australia’s reversal of fortune.