Anna Meares and Annette Edmondson are among the big names that feature in the Australian team for the track world titles.

Robinson to lead Melbourne Vixens

Star Melbourne centre Madi Robinson will take over captaincy duties for the Vixens from Bianca Chatfield, who has retired.

Robinson to lead Melbourne Vixens

Star Melbourne centre Madi Robinson will take over captaincy duties for the Vixens from Bianca Chatfield, who has retired.

Watson and Gayle make amends

Shane Watson was critical of Chris Gayle in this summer's Big Bash League, but the pair appear to have moved on as teammates in the Indian Premier League.
Retired great Justin Hodges fears Darius Boyd may decline if Wayne Bennett offers him the Brisbane captaincy in order to avoid favouritism claims.
Major signing Issac Luke will play his first game for the Warriors the NRL trial against the Gold Coast Titans in Whangarei.
The West Indies Cricket Board have warned their T20 stars they will be banned from next month's World Cup if they don't agree to monetary terms by Sunday.
National men's basketball coach Andrej Lemanis will meet with Ben Simmons and Australia's seven NBA stars on a trip to the US from next week.
Injury-plagued Fremantle Docker Anthony Morabito will miss six weeks of the pre-season after tearing a hamstring.
Footage of Australian batsman Usman Khawaja grabbing teammate Adam Zampa on the behind during a national anthem ceremony has gone viral.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (Reuters) - West Indies players will be thrown off the squad for the World Twenty20 if they do not agree to financial terms by Sunday's deadline...

Cricketers could soon see red

The MCC are trialling new laws which would see red and yellow cards issued for behavioural offences.
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya caused a stir on Tuesday when the head of its Olympics committee said the team might withdraw from the Rio Games because of Zika, but...

Magpies taking Howe's word on injury

Collingwood is backing star recruit Jeremy Howe's account of how he broke his finger amid reports he sustained the injury while playing cricket.
LONDON (Reuters) - Fans with long memories may disagree but West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic believes their last-gasp, extra-time win over Liverpool on...

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