MELBOURNE Cup favourite Admire Rakti could miss the great race after being penalised half a kilogram for his Caufield Cup win.

SERENA Williams has lashed out at comments from a senior official referring to her and older sister Venus as “brothers”.

INJURY-plagued Shane Watson has been named in a depleted Aussie T20 squad to take on South Africa, which also includes Ben Dunk and Nathan Reardon.

EPL GOOD, Bad & Ugly: from escaping past QPR to a mid-week Real Madrid tie, there’s a lot on Liverpool’s plate as the Premier League returns.

SOCCEROO James Troisi scores a wonder goal for Zulte Waregem in Belgium that sparks discontent in the stands from Standard Liege fans.

Poll Archive

Can Australia defeat South Africa in the upcoming three-Test series?
Feb 16, 2009

Can Australia defeat South Africa in the upcoming three-Test series?

Yes

45.7%

No

54.3%

Total votes - 173

Should Australia select Andrew Symonds for the upcoming Test tour to South Africa?
Jan 28, 2009

Should Australia select Andrew Symonds for the upcoming Test tour to South Africa?

Yes

24.4%

No

75.6%

Total votes - 234

Should Matthew Hayden announce his retirement?
Dec 30, 2008

Should Matthew Hayden announce his retirement?

Yes

62.1%

No

37.9%

Total votes - 219

Who do you think will win the 2008 Boxing Day Test?
Dec 08, 2008

Who do you think will win the 2008 Boxing Day Test?

Australia

59.7%

Draw

14%

South Africa

26.2%

Total votes - 477

Do you believe your club should recruit Ben Cousins?
Nov 26, 2008

Do you believe your club should recruit Ben Cousins?

Yes

52.1%

No

47%

Undecided

0.9%

Total votes - 217