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Glenn Maxwell raises his bat after passing 150 against the Hurricanes on Wednesday.

Stats show why Maxwell was so hard to bowl at in record-breaking 154

The remarkable numbers behind Glenn Maxwell’s star turn show how he built such an impressive innings.

  • by Tom Decent
Ellyse Perry has been dropped.

Australia claim first Ashes win against England after shock axing of Ellyse Perry

It is the first time the star all-rounder has been left out of an Australian side in more than a decade when fit.

  • by Sarah Keoghan

Insight & Analysis

How do you take your tennis superstar: Beige Barty or Cray-cray Kyrgios?

Ash Barty has mastered the art of giving nothing away. Which isn’t necessarily a bad thing.

Andrew Webster
Andrew Webster

Chief Sports Writer

Nick Kyrgios isn’t a tennis brat – he’s an Australian sport hero

Brash, audacious, playful: Kyrgios’ refusal to take the sport too seriously is not disrespecting the game. In fact, the opposite is true.

Duncan Fine
Duncan Fine


Ash bash still warming up

Ashleigh Barty is carrying Australia’s hopes at Melbourne Park, but she’s made a low-key beginning.

Greg Baum
Greg Baum

Sports columnist


Marco Tilio and Joel King.

Shockeroos: Uncapped A-League duo to get call-ups for crucial World Cup qualifiers

Marco Tilio and Joel King could make their Socceroos debuts in the must-win games against Vietnam and Oman.

  • by Dominic Bossi
Tony Gustavsson’s big litmust test as arrived in the form of the Asian Cup - the last major tournament for the Matildas before the 2023 Women’s World Cup.

‘Something special’s building’: The method behind madness of Matildas coach Gustavsson

The Asian Cup is here, and it’s time to shift from what Tony Gustavsson calls “preparation mode” to “tournament mode”. After a tough 2021, are the Matildas ready to flick the switch?

  • by Vince Rugari



Jonathan Thurston.

JT? Hodges? How All Stars will double as Indigenous coaching pathway

The All Stars game will develop the Generation Next Indigenous coaches as the NRL assured players involved this year would be returned safely to their clubs.

  • by Christian Nicolussi
Latrell Mitchell has always been the major drawcard for the Indigenous All Stars game.

All Starved: NRL clubs concerned about releasing players for All Stars

Club boss have expressed concerns about releasing players for the All Stars game and will seek detail from the NRL about their COVID protocols on Friday.

  • by Christian Nicolussi


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