England’s Ian Bell and Joe Root celebrate after winning the third Test match against Australia. Photograph: Philip Brown/Reuters

England won the third Test match by eight wickets shortly before 4pm, in front of a raucous Edgbaston crowd. Required to make 121 to take a lead in(...)

Australia captain Michael Hooper jumps to collect a lineout against Argentina in the Rugby Championship. Photograph: Amilcar Orfali/Getty images

Australia flanker Michael Hooper’s hopes of facing the All Blacks in Sydney next week suffered a blow yesterday when Sanzar launched an appeal against(...)

Players form a guard of honour for Michael Clarke of Australia as he leaves the field during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup final match between Australia and New Zealand. Photo: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images

Australia captain Michael Clarke dedicated his side’s World Cup success to his former team-mate Phillip Hughes. Clarke led his side to a seven-wicket (...)

Tim Cahill and and his Australia team mates celebrate beating United Arab Emirates in their AFC Asian Cup semi-final football match. Photograph: Peter Parks/Getty Images

Hosts Australia rode two early strikes to a 2-0 victory over United Arab Emirates that sent them into the Asian Cup final for a second successive tour(...)

A small number of fans wait in hope for the rain to stop and play to begin during the One Day International cricket match between Australia and India in Sydney. Photograph: Craig Golding/Getty Images

India’s hopes of reaching the final of the Tri-Series remain alive after their one-day international against Australia was abandoned after just 16 ove(...)

Australia captain Steve Smith broke Sir Donald Dradman’s record as he finished the series against India on 769 runs following hos 71 on day four of the final test at the SCG.

Skipper Steve Smith led the way with another torrent of runs as Australia raced to 251 for six and a lead of 348 over India before rain stopped play (...)

Indian captain Virat Kohli celebrates his century on day three of the fourth Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground

Virat Kohli became the first man ever to make three Test centuries in his first three innings as captain and Lokesh Rahul made the first of his career(...)

Australia’s captain Steven Smith celebrates reaching his century during the second day’s play in the fourth test against India at the SCG (Photograph: REUTERS/David Gray)

Australia’s domination of India at the SCG reached unprecedented levels before the visitors rallied to be 71-1 at stumps on day two of the fourth Test(...)

Australia’s David Warner kisses the spot at the SCG where teammate Phillip Hughes was felled by a bouncer after reaching 63 runs, the score Hughes was on when he was hit. (Photograph: REUTERS/David Gray)

A poignant century from David Warner put Australia in complete control of the fourth Test against India, with the hosts 348-2 at stumps on day one.War(...)

Australia’s David Warner looks to the sky after reaching his century during day one of the opening test match against India at Adelaide

David Warner scored a brilliant 145 and dedicated it to close friend Phillip Hughes as Australia returned to Test action for the first time since thei(...)