COMMONWEALTH GAMES DAY 1: AUSTRALIA has its first gold medals of the Games thanks to our fastest men and women on two wheels.

GLASGOW’S track and field program has been dealt a massive blow with track superstar Mo Farah withdrawing from the Commonwealth Games.

AUSSIE squash player Zac Alexander has dramatically departed Glasgow after a successful appeal from fellow player Matthew Karwalski.

CIARON Maher, the mop-topped kid and an ex-motocross and jumps rider from three generations of dairy farmers, has become a rising star in training ranks.

THERE he was at a Brisbane hotel, the showman Kurtley Beale, grabbing a hotel vacuum cleaner and producing an incredible didgeridoo sound.

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