JAPANESE import Admire Rakti has drawn perfectly for Tuesday’s Group 1 Melbourne Cup at Flemington.

VETERAN batsman Younis Khan swatted Michael Clarke’s men on a road to nowhere as Pakistan set up a drought-breaking series triumph in Abu Dhabi.

I GUESS I’m a fringe Derby Day player this year. But it’s Derby Day, and just being a player is a big deal, when all the jocks have their game faces on.

DAVID Villa was starting to recapture his best form at Melbourne City, what a shame he’s going back to New York, Herald Sun’s David Davutovic writes.

THE stamina reserves of Hampton Court and Sweet Idea have been debated all week but were summarily dismissed by trainer Gai Waterhouse on Friday.

Poll Archive

Has Roger Federer done enough to be regarded as the greatest tennis player of all time?
Feb 01, 2010

Has Roger Federer done enough to be regarded as the greatest tennis player of all time?

Yes

60.3%

No

9.4%

Let's wait until he retires

30.4%

Total votes - 224

If Australian selectors in future were to choose a second Test spinner to play alongside Nathan Hauritz, who should it be?
Dec 30, 2009

If Australian selectors in future were to choose a second Test spinner to play alongside Nathan Hauritz, who should it be?

Steven Smith

35.6%

Bryce McGain

19.9%

Cam White

15.8%

Jason Krejza

11.6%

Jon Holland

13.7%

Other

3.4%

Total votes - 146

Do you support the use of the Umpire Decision Referral system?
Dec 28, 2009

Do you support the use of the Umpire Decision Referral system?

Yes

54.2%

No

30.8%

Too early to tell

14.9%

Total votes - 402

Do you think Michael Clarke should be Australia's next Test captain?
Dec 15, 2009

Do you think Michael Clarke should be Australia's next Test captain?

Yes

36.8%

No

54.8%

Not sure

8.4%

Total votes - 323

Which cricket format do you prefer as a spectator?
Dec 02, 2009

Which cricket format do you prefer as a spectator?

Test match

78.9%

50-over

11.8%

Twenty20

9.2%

Total votes - 346