UPDATE: A number of past and present Sharks players have been offered one-year suspensions - back-dated to November 1 2013 - if they admit taking banned substances.

    SEVENTEEN players from Cronulla’s 2011 squad have been handed show cause notices by ASADA. So where are they now and what does it mean to them?

    THE timeline of the drama which started back in February 2013 on what was described as the “blackest day in Australian sport”.

    TWO clubs, two codes, two investigations with plenty of parallels. Here’s how the ASADA probe played out at Cronulla compared with Essendon.

    CRONULLA captain Paul Gallen is desperate for closure on the scandal surrounding him and his club but says if he accepts a ban his reputation will be ruined.

    2014/15 cricket schedule

    Jul 04, 2014

    Day 2 of the 2011 Boxing Day Test against India.It promises to be one of the busiest summers of cricket in MCG history, with an ICC World Cup to follow an already action-packed cricket calendar at the MCG.

    Key dates for the MCG are:

    Boxing Day Test
    December 26-30: Australia v India

    T20 International
    November 7: Australia v South Africa

    One-day internationals
    November 21: Australia v South Africa
    January 16: Australia v India

    T20 Big Bash League
    December 20: Melbourne Stars v Hobart Hurricanes
    January 5: Melbourne Stars v Sydney Sixers
    January 10: Melbourne Stars v Melbourne Renegades
    January 21: Melbourne Stars v Perth Scorchers
    January 24: Semi Final (if Melbourne Stars hosting)
    January 25: Semi Final (if Melbourne Stars hosting)
    January 28: Final (if Melbourne Stars hosting)

    ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
    February 14: Australia v England
    February 22: South Africa v India
    February 26: Sri Lanka v Bangladesh
    March 19: Quarter Final
    March 29: Final

    Sheffield Shield
    October 31-November 3: Victoria v New South Wales
    November 25-28: Victoria v Western Australia

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