The Worlds Favourite Playground

Thursday, Nov 26th

Last update:05:29:20 PM GMT

You are here: Home News Bytes

News Bytes

Philadelphia Union, Sporting Kansas City Advance to 2015 U.S. Open Cup Final

The Philadelphia Union and Sporting Kansas City used second half scoring surges to secure their place in the 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Final by overcoming the Chicago Fire and Real Salt Lake, respectively.


Joyce Brown named inaugural legend in Netball’s Hall of Fame

Netball Australia has bestowed the highest honor on iconic figure Joyce Brown, today announcing her elevation as the first Legend in the Netball Australia Hall of Fame.


Shooting: Gurpreet Finishes Fifth in Rapid Fire Pistol Final

Gurpreet Singh, who has already secured a Rio Olympics quota for India, showed great form to reach the finals of the Men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol event at the ISSF World Cup, in first place with a combined score of 586 over two stages of qualification. In the six-man final however, Gurpreet appeared subdued, not once shooting a perfect series of 5 shots, to finish in fifth position. The event saw yet another Chines 1-2 at the top, with Hu Haozhe beating compatriot Lao Jiajie to the Gold. Boris Artaud of France won the Bronze medal.


Diamonds close in on Netball World Cup semi-final berth with win against South Africa

The Australian Diamonds took a significant step towards securing a major semi-final berth at the Netball World Cup SYDNEY 2015 after beating South Africa 66-31 in the qualification round.


Delissa Kimmince ruled out of Women’s Ashes T20 squad

Cricket Australia (CA) today advised that Delissa Kimmince has been ruled out of the Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars’ T20 squad for the Women’s Ashes due to a lower back injury.


Netball: Australian Diamonds down England 51-41

The Australian Diamonds have celebrated the 50th Test milestones of Julie Corletto and Caitlin Bassett in style by defeating England in their first qualification round match at the Netball World Cup SYDNEY 2015.


Netball: New Zealand ends Australian Diamonds' winning streak

A world record crowd for a netball match has watched the Australian Diamonds’ 21-Test winning streak come to an end after losing 52-47 to New Zealand in their Netball World Cup SYDNEY 2015 pool match.

The five-goal defeat was Australia’s first loss since it was beaten by New Zealand at Invercargill in September 2013.


Diamonds ruthless in record-breaking Netball World Cup win

Australia has enjoyed the ideal tune-up for its Pool A showdown against arch rivals New Zealand with a record-breaking 83-16 victory over Barbados at the Netball World Cup SYDNEY 2015.

The 67-goal victory at Allphones Arena was Australia’s 21st Test win in a row, making it now the third longest winning streak in the country’s history.


Australian Women play out interesting draw with ECB Academy

The Australian women’s cricket team – the Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars – has drawn their three-day tour match against a combined ECB Academy/Surrey Boys side in Beckenham.


Emphatic win begins Australian Diamonds' Netball World Cup defence

The Australian Diamonds started their  Netball World Cup title defence in emphatic style, defeating a determined Trinidad & Tobago outfit 73-32 on the opening night of the 2015 tournament at Sydney’s Allphones Arena.


Page 28 of 182