Attendees at Glenelg's Gliderol Stadium on Monday, accustomed to seeing Indian pacemen who trouble with guile rather than speed, were shocked from that stereotype by the performance of a strongly built right-armer named Varun Aaron.
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has urged his players to keep the faith in their game plan transition, insisting he won't deviate from his vision for the team despite back to back losses.
Concerning Cricket Australia and the country's Test captain, who still rejoices in the nickname Pup, it is sometimes hard to know what is tail and what is dog, let alone which is wagging which.
ACT Brumbies prop Scott Sio's focus isn't on next year's Rugby World Cup, it's not even on the Queensland Reds at Canberra Stadium in the opening round of Super Rugby.
If there is anyone in sport as young, as influential and, now, as rich as New Zealand golf sensation Lydia Ko, then tip your hat to them. They are doing very well for themselves.
Clem Smith made a life-defining decision when he was 12 years old, now he's hoping to be drafted to an AFL club.
NSW are hoping some big names can help lift them off the bottom of the Sheffield Shield ladder when they take on South Australia starting at the SCG on Tuesday.
Canberra's Ryan Carters saved the Cricket Australia XI from a complete rout on the opening day of a two-day clash with India.
The Sydney Swans are the beneficiaries in the battle between the city's two major stadiums.
A double bogey on the final hole of the Australian Masters on Sunday cost amateur Lucas Herbert direct qualification into the Australian Open, but an 11-hour drive from Melbourne to Sydney reignited his dream.