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Media jumps the gun on James Faulkner ‘outing’ himself

Media jumps the gun on James Faulkner ‘outing’ himself

Apparently no media outlets thought to verify the big news with a phone call.

Dark matter, cessnas and spin bowlers – a stroll past the budget’s more unusual choices

Dark matter, cessnas and spin bowlers – a stroll past the budget’s more unusual choices

An underground physics laboratory to study dark matter in Stawell? You bet. Visa exemptions for spin bowlers? Absolutely!

We should nationalise Australia’s major sporting codes

We should nationalise Australia’s major sporting codes

Sports fans are fed up with corporate capture of the leagues we follow. It's time to fight back.

Howzat new broadcasting arrangement going?

Howzat new broadcasting arrangement going?

Solid if unspectacular numbers for Foxtel on the absorbing first day of the India versus Australia test series.

#BettyInBronze: inside the campaign to commemorate Betty Wilson

#BettyInBronze: inside the campaign to commemorate Betty Wilson

There are 59 known bronze statues of male cricketers in Australia, and none of women. It's time for that to change.

Can Cricket Australia’s new CEO rebuild trust in the sport?

Can Cricket Australia’s new CEO rebuild trust in the sport?

New Cricket Australia CEO Kevin Roberts wants to rebuild trust in the organisation. If the last year is anything to go by, he has his work cut out for him.

Women’s cricket scores some cracking ratings

Women’s cricket scores some cracking ratings

Thanks to a very savvy programming decision, Seven's first cricket broadcast smashed it over the weekend. But that wasn't the only notable first.

The long-term pain in cricket’s anti-siphoning spin

The long-term pain in cricket’s anti-siphoning spin

Seven and Foxtel have pulled a fast one on cricket fans, ducking regulations to lock two thirds of international cricket matches on a subscription service. Will will it be enough to save Foxtel's sinking subscriber base?

No balls: how Cricket Australia lost the media game

No balls: how Cricket Australia lost the media game

The on-field actions of players created a crisis for Cricket Australia, but its own mishandling of the affair added to an unfolding debacle.

Australia faces chin music from the watching world

Australia faces chin music from the watching world

Whether they're laughing or sharing our outrage, everyone is talking about us.