ENGLAND is 2-1 up in the Ashes and boy are the Poms letting us know about it, with one former Test star issuing a withering take down of the Aussies.

    RONDA Rousey and Bethe Correia got heated at the weigh-in before their UFC bantamweight bout in Brazil.

    AN error-riddled and ill-disciplined Storm has suffered a big setback in its quest to make the top four, humbled by the bottom-placed Tigers.

    MICHAEL Clarke won the toss at Edgbaston and opted to bat on day one of the third Ashes Test. It was the only Aussie ‘win’ for the day.

    MICHAEL Clarke has taken ownership of Australia’s disastrous third Test loss to England, and refused to rule out a move down the batting order.

    Library to celebrate Rare Book Week

    Jul 10, 2013

    To celebrate Melbourne Rare Book Week (July 18-28), the MCC Library is holding three opportunities for the public to view treasures from the Library's rare book collection, as the librarians share some insights into our sports publishing history.

    The sessions will be held on Monday July 22 (12.30pm-1.15pm), Tuesday July 23 (12.30pm-1.15pm) and Thursday July 25 (12.30pm-1.15pm), in the MCC Library, on Level 3 of the Members Reserve at the MCG.

    Bookings are essential for entry by the general public.

    Please contact the library on library@mcc.org.au or (03) 9657 8876 for further details.

    For more on Melbourne Rare Book Week, see www.rarebookweek.com.