Cricket's decision review system and the continuing struggles of Aussies's brittle batting order was the cause of irritation in the first Ashes Test.
Newly crowned Masters champion Adam Scott has ended Australia's wait for an Augusta win after sinking a birdie putt on the second extra hole.
Despite Lewis Hamilton's crash at the Australian Grand Prix, the former world champion has said he is happy about his new team's practice sessions.
Sri Lanka's disappointing innings in the opening day of their Test against Australia has dampened Kumar Sangakkara's achievement of 10 000 Test runs.
Faf du Plessis hit an inspirational century as South Africa drew against Australia in the second Test, ending on 248-8 in a nail-biting finish.
Australia have dismissed SA for 388 on the third day of the second test, after Jacques Kallis and Faf Du Plessis guided the team past the follow-on.
Local favourite Adam Scott has won the $1-million Australian Masters , beating Briton Adam Poulter by four strokes.
South Africa have made two changes to their forward pack for the Rugby Championship Test against New Zealand on Saturday.
Rafa Nadal blew hot and cold against fellow Spaniard Feliciano Lopez but has emerged to become the first man into the Australian Open quarter-finals.
Virender Sehwag put Australia to the sword with a swashbuckling 67 but was halted by James Pattison to leave India on 99 for two wickets.