The Hockeyroos have been forced to work hard for their first victory at the Spar Cup, overcoming a desperate Indian team to win 3-1 overnight in South Africa.
Gymnast Daria Joura has succumbed to the ankle injury that cruelled her Beijing Olympics campaign.
The International Baseball Federation has formed an 11-member panel to push its case for inclusion of women's baseball in the Olympics.
Jana Rawlinson has always run - and won - on high emotion. Now, having acknowledged that it was at times counter-productive, she has appointed Craig Hilliard as coach for the second time. Five weeks after confirming her separation from husband and coach Chris Rawlinson, the 400m hurdles superstar has officially linked with Hilliard
Australia's Eamon Sullivan is set to keep his 50m and 100m freestyle world records after FINA launched a crackdown on hi-tech swimsuits. The sport's governing body ruled the super-suits used by flying Frenchmen Fred Bousquet and Alain Bernard need to be modified following their record-shattering feats at last month's French titles.
The Australian Women's Basketball Team has been defeated by China 90-84 in the second match of their three-game series in Anshan, China.Abby Bishop top-scored for the Opals with 15 points, Kathleen MacLeod added 14 points and Liz Cambage 13, while China's Bian Lan led all scorers with 27 points.
Melbourne has won the right to host the first round of the sailing World Cup for the next three years.
Add Michael Phelps to those who are looking to FINA to make some important decisions next week when they consider tighter regulations upon new supersuits that have aided world records.
Leading Australian water polo player Pietro Figlioli has defected to Italy after signing a lucrative deal with Italian club Pro Recco.
Australia’s Sam Griffiths finished third at the prestigious Badminton Horse Trials in the United Kingdom aboard a ten-year-old brown gelding called Happy Times.