There was to be no Easter Sunday resurrection for Australia’s Fed Cup team, beaten 3-1 by Germany on Pat Rafter Arena, and nor is Sam Stosur expecting miracles when her season resumes next week on Portugese clay. But Stosur’s second loss in the semi-final tie was was less dispiriting than her first. Which, although a small thing in the context of a disappointing weekend, is something, perhaps.
Carlton livewire Jeff Garlett says he isn’t confident about returning to the senior line-up for next week’s clash against West Coast, despite an encouraging performance for the Northern Blues in their 25-point win over Footscray in the VFL on Sunday.
Only 25,525 went to Royal Randwick on Saturday for an outstanding program on a brilliant day, confirming racegoing is struggling to be a popular spectator sport in Sydney.
A big crowd is expected at Monday's Eels-Wests Tigers game at ANZ Stadium.
It’s almost that time of year again.
On Tuesday Peter Greste and two colleagues will appear for the sixth time in a large, dusty courtroom inside Cairo’s imposing Tora Prison complex.
Adelaide continued its recovery as the GWS Giants visit to the top eight ended with a mauling at Adelaide Oval yesterday, but the fall-out may be great for both sides.
James McDonald chalked his 21st group 1 winner when It's A Dundeel proved too strong in Saturday's Queen Elizabeth Stakes, but it was also a confirmation of his coming of age as a jockey.
NSW journeyman Stephen Hoiles says the Waratahs have attitude on their side as they prepare to fight hard for a finals spot during the next eight weeks.
A Bangkok area popular with Australian tourists may be the target of Middle Eastern terrorists, Thai police warn.