$40 million Fox Sports funding on Auditor-General’s radar

The Auditor-General will consider reviewing $40 million in federal government grants provided to Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp since 2017 to support coverage of women’s sport. A letter sent on Monday from Auditor-General Grant Hehir to Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young says he will look at adding an examination of the funding to News Corp’s sports pay-TV […]

Marnus Labuschagne misses out as Australia name squad for West Indies tour

Steve Smith, David Warner and Pat Cummins were brought back into Australia’s 23-man extended squad for the limited-overs tour of West Indies on Monday but Marnus Labuschagne missed out because of travel restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Batsmen Smith and Warner and paceman Cummins were among seven players included in Monday’s squad who missed […]


It’s Finals Day in the BBL and WBBL and both playoff finals feature London and Newcastle after they battled through a dramatic ‘May Madness’ series. https://youtube.com/watch?v=EAEp-zuEZL4%3Ffeature%3Doembed After two weeks of high-quality British basketball, it all comes down to this – a doubleheader at Leicester’s Morningside Arena to crown the end-of-season champions. How the BBL playoff […]