Top Sports Stories in Australia…

28 12 2007

More Nicky Whelan…Heading out of Oz tomorrow… here are some sports headlines!

  • India reeling in the Cricket… [The Age] After the first innings, Australia has India on the ropes…
  • Retrospective #1 in tennis – Evonne Goolagong… [The Age] ‘Bout bloody time…
  • Wild Oats wins the Sydney to Hobart (Yacht Racing) … [The Age] Fantastic victory to perhaps the most dominant racer around.
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Top Sports Stories in Australia…

22 12 2007

Very, very nice - Nicky Whelan (appropriate I have a good Australian girl up too…)Got a lil’ bit of computer time… so I thought it only fitting that I post an Australian take on sports (given that’s where I am at the moment)…

So, today’s top sports stories in Australia are:

  • How is the health of Test Cricket?… [The AgeTest Cricket versus the One Day Game…
  • Mitchell Johnson – loves a fight (cricket)… [The AgeJohnson loves a scrap – and look out Tait!
  • Tennis players face jail over match-fixing… [The AgeAbsolutely.  Tennis Australia & the Victorian Police open up a joint investigation…
  • Baseball in the US – it’s a rat-race, and the rats are winning… [The AgeHopefully, changes will occur soon in MLB…
  • Melbourne flagged for a Super 14 team with Argentinean players? (rugby)… [The AgeThe proposal is actually a hybrid team of players from Australia & Argentina…
  • Australia to face swimmer-exodus?… [Herald SunBritain’s throwing money at Australian swimmers to leave Oz…
  • Soccer/Football – World Cup Qualifiers: Pim to call up Europe-based players… [Herald SunThis could get interesting… hopefully, they answer the call.

Having a pretty good trip thus far, tho’ it’s been VERY wet, and not so warm (what the hell happened to Summer?).  Enjoy the picture of Nicky Whelan (only appropriate that we have a good Aussie girl up!)…