UPDATE: THE live-baiting scandal took another turn on Thursday night when five Queensland greyhound trainers were banned for life and 28 NSW greyhounds were barred from racing.

AUSTRALIA’S richest woman Gina Rinehart has saved one of the country’s most iconic sports pledging millions to become major sponsor of the swim team.

MICHAEL Clarke’s current dynamic with Darren Lehmann appears removed from the touching gesture that bound an “old bloke” and young Pup in India a decade earlier.

SOUTH Africa captain AB de Villiers excelled at a number of sports but ultimately settled on cricket. And isn’t the game - and fans - eternally grateful.

SOCCER chiefs have enlisted the Victorian Government to convince the AFL to play ball as the codes’ bitter grand final ground dispute heats up.

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Calendar of Events

ICC Cricket World Cup Quarter Final

ICC Cricket World Cup Quarter Final

Mar 19, 2015

The MCG will host a Cricket World Cup Quarter Final on Thursday March 19. Teams to be confirmed.

ICC Cricket World Cup Final

ICC Cricket World Cup Final

Mar 29, 2015

The MCG will host the ICC Cricket World Cup final on March 29. Teams to be confirmed.

AFL Rd 1 - Carlton v Richmond

AFL Rd 1 - Carlton v Richmond

Apr 02, 2015

The 2015 MCG season opener sees Carlton take on Richmond at 7.20pm.

AFL Rd 1 - Melbourne v Gold Coast SUNS

AFL Rd 1 - Melbourne v Gold Coast SUNS

Apr 04, 2015

Melbourne hosts Gold Coast SUNS at 1.40pm on Easter Saturday.

AFL Rd 1 - Hawthorn v Geelong Cats

AFL Rd 1 - Hawthorn v Geelong Cats

Apr 06, 2015

Recent rivals Hawthorn and Geelong Cats renew hostilities on Easter Monday at 3.20pm.