It's an impressive feat — but just how did the Canberra Capitals go from back-to-back losses to championship glory in the space of a year?
The current cricket season is being reviewed as a failure because it has not provided heart-warming local triumph or met imagined growth metrics — but that misses the bigger picture, writes Richard Hinds.
The Federal Government establishes a one-stop shop integrity body to help tackle match-fixing, doping and corruption threats in sport.
In the summer of 1886, the Sydney Cricket Ground hosted a match so unusual it quickly earned outrage, with spectators describing it as "horrible" and "positively dangerous".
The Western Sydney Wanderers club has spoken to Roly Bonevacia "in regards to alleged racial slurs made to him in Dutch" during the second half of a match against Adelaide United.
The Australian Government entity responsible for sport is working on a fundraising opportunity for local community sporting groups, which they describe as a raffle, to be administered by betting agency Tabcorp.
A study of 350 rugby and cricket players in South Australia and Victoria also found that three quarters of people had heard homophobic slurs in the past two weeks.
The average cost of cricket per season is $1,142, but this Ballarat mum has devised a plan to keep disadvantaged kids in the game.