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South Africa official clashes with Aussie reporter

Adelaide: A security official travelling with the South African team shoved an Australian television reporter against a glass door in ugly scenes as he attempted to interview captain Faf du Plessis Monday. Du Plessis is due to face an International Cricket Council disciplinary hearing on ball tampering charges arising from the second Test against Australia

Some Aussie cricketers were like ‘tumour’ to the team: Ex-captain Clarke

Sydney: Former Australian captain Michael Clarke opened a can of worms when he said that some cricketers were “like a tumour” on the sport, but denied calling ex-teammate Shane Watson “a cancer”. Appearing on Australian Channel Nine’s 60 Minutes programme on Monday, Clarke spilled the beans on many of the controversies that defined his 115-Test

Watson part of Aussie team ‘tumour’ – Clarke

Sydney: Former Australia captain Michael Clarke has revisited old feuds, describing Shane Watson as part of a group that was “like a tumour” on the team. Star batsman Clarke also spoke of his notorious dressing-room bust-up with Simon Katich, who grabbed the then vice-captain’s throat during a disagreement about when the team song should be sung

Aussie legend to train Punjab pacers at PCA

Chandigarh: A two-day programme of MRF Pace Foundation will be held at I S Bindra Stadium PCA Mohali on August 22 and 23. Twenty-five medium pacers of Under-23 and senior probables from Punjab will attend the workshop. The MRF Pace Foundation is led by Director of coaching Glenn McGrath, chief coach M Senthilnathan, assistant coach

Aussie marathoner all set for India run

New Delhi: To raise funds for education of millions of under privileged children in India, Australian ultra marathoner, Samantha Gash is set to begin a 3800 km run across India. Kicking off from August 22, Gash will attempt to run nearly 3,800 km from Jaisalmer in Rajasthan to Mawsynram in Meghalaya within a period of

Chalmers ends Aussie drought with storming win

Rio de Janeiro:  Kyle Chalmers, Australia’s newest sprint freestyle sensation, won the Olympic 100m freestyle gold in Rio on Wednesday to end his country’s 48-year drought in swimming’s prestige event. The 18-year-old stormed home to win in a junior world record of 47.58sec, 22-tenths of a second ahead of Belgian silver medallist Pieter Timmers’ 47.80