Racing authorities dismiss out of hand a university proposal to conduct a study that would used thermographic cameras to determine if whip use caused pain.
The AFL has given at least two former Essendon players permission to play competitive games in the Northern Territory Football League despite them being issued with infraction notices.
Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes has died in hospital, two days after he was struck in the head by a cricket ball while playing in a Sheffield Shield match at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Adam Scott roared right back into Australian Open contention, firing a sizzling five-under second round to climb within one shot of the tournament lead.
Chloe Saltau interviewed Phillip Hughes four months ago about what made him the cricketer and man he was.
Cricket is but a minor issue when compared to the loss felt by Phillip Hughes' family, teammates and friends. But the sport is still the poorer for Hughes missing the chance to prove he belonged at the top level.
On June 25, 2013, the Australian cricket team had its first training session under its new coach Darren Lehmann in Taunton, Somerset. Mickey Arthur had been sacked, Michael Clarke had stood down as a selector, and an Ashes series was two weeks away. Turmoil? Disarray? Nobody had told Phillip Hughes.
The key forward prevailed over the midfielder, St Kilda opting to take the heir apparent to Nick Riewoldt over the dynamic midfielder Christian Petracca with the first pick in the national draft.
RIP Phillip Hughes. Those have to be the saddest words ever written in the name of cricket. This has to be cricket's saddest day.
The AFL is open to rethinking the trade ban it placed on Sydney in time for the 2014 player exchange period. The ban prevented the Swans from acquiring players from other AFL clubs during in 2014 or 2015 - either in the trade period, or as a restricted or unrestricted free agent.