The jury may still be out on the desirability of the WTA's on-court coaching system, but the governing body of women's tennis has made a ruling to permit even more external assistance during matches, by allowing real-time statistical data to be delivered during breaks in play.
A bad barrier draw appears to be the only stumbling block to an international clean sweep of Australia's most important races - the Caulfield Cup, Cox Plate and Melbourne Cup.
The AFL's pledge to deliver football back to its heartland supporters will see Saturday night games bought forward to an earlier start next season after fans told the AFL that those showcase matches began too late for young families and followers from outside of Melbourne.
Negotiations between Michael Cheika and the ARU have stalled over coaching autonomy.
Michael Cheika has accepted a three-year offer to take on the Wallabies coaching job left vacant by the resignation of Ewen McKenzie
There seems to be no escaping the Japanese influence on this spring carnival, and again at Geelong on Wednesday, the strength of their purchasing power will be on display.
Ken Keys, the trainer of one of Australia's most exciting three-year-old Rich Enuff has denied a report that his colt has been sold for $5 million.
Melbourne derby matches or international fixtures in difficult environments against tough opponents. All bring their own types of pressure, but for Melbourne Victory captain and Socceroo midfielder Mark Milligan, it is all part of the job.
A Dubai pitch unlike any produced at home is likely to result in Australia playing two frontline spinners and unveiling multiple debutants for the first time in the Darren Lehmann regime.
The women from Melbourne Victory and Canberra United will be aiming to steal the show at Etihad Stadium on Saturday night when they play in the curtain-raiser ahead of the Melbourne derby.