• Rio Olympics: Australian sports bodies fall out

    A split has developed between Australia's two peak sports bodies in the wake of the nation's underwhelming results at the Rio Olympics.

  • Cricket: Haggard Aussies look for ODI redemption

    Australia will look to restore some battered pride when they begin their one-day series against Sri Lanka, hoping that some fresh blood can help reverse a string of defeats on a miserable tour.

  • Cricket: Sri Lanka whitewash Aussies for the first time

    Sri Lanka clinch their first series whitewash over a major cricketing nation as they win the third and final Test against Australia by 163 runs, with spinner Rangana Herath taking 7-64.

  • Smith, Marsh give Aus hope

    Centuries from skipper Steve Smith and Shaun Marsh give Australia hope of a consolation victory in the final Test against Sri Lanka.

  • Cricket: Marsh, Smith hundreds power Australia

    Unbeaten centuries from Shaun Marsh and skipper Steven Smith power Australia to 235 for one at lunch against Sri Lanka on the third day of the final Test in Colombo.

  • Chalmers ends drought

    Australia's really young gun Kyle Chalmers wins the Olympic 100m freestyle gold in Rio to end his country's 48-year drought in swimming's prestige event.

  • Records fall in explosive start

    Olympic action begins in earnest with swimming records falling, bomb and bullet scares, and a sickening double leg break in gymnastics.

  • Perera seals SL's historic win

    Off-spinner Dilruwan Perera bags six wickets to fashion Sri Lanka's historic series win over Australia.

  • Sri Lanka beat Australia, clinch Test series

    Dilruwan Perera takes six wickets to help Sri Lanka clinch a historic series win over Australia as the world number one side suffers a humiliating 229-run loss inside three days.

  • Aussies collapse on Herath hat-trick

    Rangana Herath becomes just the second Sri Lankan to take a Test hat-trick as Australia endure a disastrous second morning in Galle, where their hopes of recovery in the series all but vanish in one crowded hour.

  • Mendis gives SL edge

    Half centuries from the in-form Kusal Mendis and skipper Angelo Mathews give Sri Lanka the edge over Australia on the opening day of the second Test.

  • Mendis, Perera help Sri Lanka recover

    A century partnership from the in-form Kusal Mendis and Kusal Perera helps Sri Lanka recover from early losses to reach 109 for two at lunch against Australia in the second Test in Galle.

  • 'Can't let Aus off the hook'

    Sri Lanka are in no mood to let Australia off the hook as they look to follow up their first Test victory over the top side in 17 year.

  • Bangladesh

    Cricket Australia chairman supports two-tier Test structure

    David Peever, who replaced Wally Edwards as Cricket Australia's (CA) chairman in 2014, emphasizes on the significance of balancing the game's well-established traditions and heritage with the changing climes of the cricketing landscape.

  • Smalley agrees to BFF role

    Australian Paul Smalley changes his mind and decides to take the job offered by the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF).

  • Pradeep a doubt for 2nd Test

    Sri Lanka suffer another injury setback ahead of the second Test against Australia in Galle.

  • Darren Lehmann

    Lehmann to coach Aus till WC '19

    Cricket Australia says it has extended the contract of head coach Darren Lehmann until October 2019 to keep him in place during the next Ashes.

  • Lehmann's tenure extended until 2019

    Darren Lehmann has extended his contract as Australia's head coach until 2019 to cover the World Cup and the Ashes series in England that year.

  • Maxwell out of ODI squad

    Selectors leave out all-rounder Glenn Maxwell and include Moises Henriques and Shaun Marsh in their squad for the one-day international series in Sri Lanka.

  • Atletico crash to defeat in Australia

    Spanish giants Atletico Madrid crash to a 1-0 loss to A-League side Melbourne Victory on their Australian pre-season tour in Geelong on Sunday.

  • Aussies axe Maxwell for Sri Lanka ODIs

    Australia drop out-of-form limited overs specialist Glenn Maxwell from the squad for the one-day international series in Sri Lanka next month.

  • Fire in Rio Olympic Village

    The Australian team says they evacuated their building at the Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro because of a fire in the basement on Friday,

  • Pink ball too soft: Philander

    Proteas seamer Vernon Philander expresses some reservations about the pink ball that will be used in a Test against Australia in November.

  • Smith blames batting for loss

    Skipper Steven Smith blames Australia's "lack of discipline" on the batting front for the number one Test team's shock loss to Sri Lanka.

  • Herath bowls Sri Lanka to historic victory

    Tonight, Sri Lanka are gonna party like it's 1999. Specifically, like it's September 11, 1999, the only other date on which they have beaten Australia in a Test.

  • Rain, bad light delay start of fifth day

    Rain and bad light delay the start of the fifth and final day's play in the nail-biting first Test between Sri Lanka and Australia in Pallekele on Saturday.

  • Holland to replace O'Keefe

    Australia call up left-arm spinner Jon Holland in a like-for-like replacement on Friday after a hamstring injury all but ends Steve O'Keefe's tour of Sri Lanka.

  • Australia in command

    Australia remove Sri Lankan opener Kusal Perera cheaply after building up an 86-run first innings lead over their hosts.

  • Aussies creep ahead despite Herath barrage

    Adam Voges remains unbeaten on a match-high 41 as Australia overcame a batting collapse to lead Sri Lanka by 29 runs at lunch on the second day of what promises to be a low-scoring first test at Pallekele.

  • Sri Lanka shot out for 117

    An unbroken stand of 59 between Steve Smith and Usman Khawaja places Australia in command of their opening Test against Sri Lanka.

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