Young Australian Damien Howson upstaged international stars Chris Froome and Esteban Chaves Sunday, winning the overall Herald Sun Tour ahead of fellow countryman Jai Hindley.
India has voted against a proposed shake-up of cricket's global governing body that threatens its influence as one of the game's "Big Three" powers along with Australia and England.
Sydney is set to host the world's richest turf race with AU$10 million (US$7.55 million) in prize money, surpassing the Melbourne Cup for the high-stakes honor, it was announced Wednesday.
Australian paceman Joe Mennie suffered a "minor brain bleed" and fractured skull after a ball hit his head during training, Cricket Australia (CA) said Wednesday.
Henrik Kristoffersen won a World Cup night slalom to regain his dominance in the discipline on Tuesday, two days after failing to finish the classic Hahnenkamm race in Kitzbuehel.
Kenya have appointed former captain Maurice Odumbe -- who was banned for five years -- as their batting coach ahead of the crucial ICC World Cup league qualifier against Nepal.
India's premier spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja have been rested for the three-match Twenty20 series against England starting this week.
Norway cruised to victory in a 4 x 5-kilometer women's relay at the cross-country skiing World Cup on Sunday in a dominant showing ahead of the upcoming world championships.
The International Biathlon Union, accused of failing to stand up to drug cheats, said Sunday it would stage an emergency Congress to toughen anti-doping rules before the February world championships.
Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur blasted his players after their blunders helped Australia secure their one-day series at Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday, taking a 3-1 lead in the five match series.