SALLY Pearson has admitted the sacking of coach Eric Hollingsworth was a “huge distraction” but she’s now in a good head space after a stunning victory.

    MELISSA Wu feared for her safety after slipping on the 10m platform and losing control in a shock opening dive at the Commonwealth Games.

    NINE seconds was all that stood between Rohan Dennis and redemption when he won a silver medal in the time trial at the Commonwealth Games.

    DANIEL Ricciardo is refusing to rule himself out of the hunt for this year’s Formula One world title until the mathematics say otherwise.

    MOEEN Ali spun England to victory as they ended a streak of 10 Tests without a win by beating India by 266 runs in the third Test at Southampton.

    AFL confirms Round 23 schedule

    Aug 07, 2012

    Pies-Cats actionThe AFL has released its fixture for Round 23, with Hawthorn and West Coast to open the round on Friday August 31 at the MCG.

    The MCG will host the following matches:

    • Friday August 31 - Hawthorn v West Coast (7.50pm)
    • Saturday September 1 - Essendon v Collingwood (7.40pm)
    • Sunday September 2 - Richmond v Port Adelaide (3.15pm)

    MCC members can purchase visitor tickets and reserved seats from Wednesday August 8 at 12.00pm.