Ash Barty claims trio of AIS awards

Posted December 11, 2019 07:54:39 Photo: Ashleigh Barty became the first French Open winner from Australia since Margaret Court in 1973. (AP: Michel Euler) Ashleigh Barty has picked up further gongs in her stellar 2019 season, winning three categories at the Australian Institute of Sport Performance Awards. The French Open winner took out the Female […]

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Former Test star calls for action after playing out Shield clash in ‘toxic’ Sydney smoke haze

Posted December 10, 2019 19:03:50 Photo: The historic SCG stands were barely visible through the smoke haze. (AAP: Craig Golding) Shocking conditions at a smoke-blanketed SCG affected the vision and breathing of cricketers from NSW and Queensland on Tuesday, prompting Steve O’Keefe to call on Cricket Australia to ensure the scenes are never repeated. External […]

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Mark Milligan, the last of the Socceroos’ ‘golden generation’, announces international retirement

Posted December 09, 2019 14:16:40 Photo: Mark Milligan made his Socceroos debut back in 2006 and played his last game in October this year. (AP: Ivan Sekretarev) The Socceroos have lost the final link to Australia’s “golden generation” of football, with captain Mark Milligan announcing his international retirement. Key points: Mark Milligan is retiring after […]

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