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'If they're having a go at you, it's because you're good'

'If they're having a go at you, it's because you're good'

Interaction with the crowd is a part of the game, as long as it doesn't go over the top.

  • by Merv Hughes

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Australia must read the ball carefully when playing with India
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India

Australia must read the ball carefully when playing with India

Australian cricketers and fans help shape impressions about Australia across the subcontinent. So let's be savvy about it.

  • by Matt Wade
'Ugly and blatant': Racism is rife at the Sydney Test, says Darshak Mehta

'Ugly and blatant': Racism is rife at the Sydney Test, says Darshak Mehta

Darshak Mehta, one of the most connected figures in Australian cricket, says racial discrimination is rife at the Sydney Test – and it's not restricted to the cheap seats.

  • by Chris Barrett
'Go back where you belong': SCG probes alleged abuse by security guard

'Go back where you belong': SCG probes alleged abuse by security guard

An Indian cricket supporter claims he was racially profiled and abused during the Sydney Test by a mid-ranking security officer.

  • by Chris Barrett
'Emblem of pure inhumanity': WWII Nazi flag for sale in Queensland

'Emblem of pure inhumanity': WWII Nazi flag for sale in Queensland

The Gold Coast auction house selling the Luftwaffe flag says it's a "major historical antiquity", but a Jewish group has condemned it as a "disgrace".

  • by Toby Crockford
Zimmermann apologises following cultural appropriation claims

Zimmermann apologises following cultural appropriation claims

An $800 dress in the Australian brand's new range has caused a cultural storm amid claims it ripped off a traditional artform.

  • by Melissa Singer
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No, the Capitol riots are not like the BLM protests, say activists

No, the Capitol riots are not like the BLM protests, say activists

Republican Congress members defending President Donald Trump made the comparison again before voting against his impeachment.

  • by Julie Watson
The SCG is not a snake pit of heinous racism

The SCG is not a snake pit of heinous racism

There is no place for racism or abuse anywhere, including the sporting arena. But let's not bleach the personality out of Test cricket.

  • by Andrew Webster
Crossing the boundary: Player taunts demean Australian cricket crowds
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Crossing the boundary: Player taunts demean Australian cricket crowds

Outside sport, tolerating incessant vitriol while demonstrating excellence to earn respect and appreciation is called being in an abusive relationship.

  • by Sharda Ugra
Indigenous people 'should have been' consulted on new Coon cheese name

Indigenous people 'should have been' consulted on new Coon cheese name

Stephen Hagan, who campaigned for 21 years to have Coon cheese renamed, is glad it's changed, but would have liked to have been consulted.

  • by Carolyn Webb
'It's part of the game. It should not be': The racism hurting local cricket
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Melbourne

'It's part of the game. It should not be': The racism hurting local cricket

Club cricketer Bhavin Nagar estimates that 'one in 10 games I’ve played, people try to make some not so nice comments'.

  • by Carolyn Webb