Champions League T20 Final Win for Coulter-Nile

Nathan Coulter-Nile’s T20 franchise Mumbai Indians have beaten Rajasthan Royals by 33 runs in the final of the Champions League Twenty20 at the Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi on Sunday. Coulter-Nile finished with figures of 1-33 from 3 overs in a high scoring match. A three-wicket over in the 17th over of the Rajasthan Royals’ innings — bowled…

Mainstone takes bronze in Hong Kong World Cup race

West Australian open water swimmer Rhys Mainstone has finished third in the FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup in Hong Kong. Mainstone, who won the race last year, finished in 1:53:35.6 just behind Frenchman Romain Beraud (1:53:35.5). Mainstone, who is coached by Mel Tantrum at UWA Uniswim, was closely followed by fellow West Australian Simon…

Fine form continues for Rogowska in Perth

Olivia Rogowska has moved in to the Semi-finals of the Perth Tennis International being played at the State Tennis Centre. Rogowska showed great mental toughness in her 6-4 6-2 win over Tammi Patterson, needing to come back out and serve for the match at 6-4, 5-2, and 40-30 up after a two and a half hour rain delay. Rogowska was…

Big Bash catapults Coulter-Nile to IPL stardom

Nathan Coulter-Nile’s feat as a game-breaker in Perth’s final Champions League match arguably sums up the Big Bash League’s status as a feeder competition for the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL). Last summer, Coulter-Nile’s pace bowling and heavy lower-order hitting helped the Perth Scorchers into the BBL final and in turn, a place in India to perform on…

I wish Sachin could play forever: Coulter-Nile

Just like any other young cricketer, Australian speedster Nathan Coulter-Nile is in awe of Sachin Tendulkar and does not want the senior India batsman to retire from the game. Plying his trade for the Mumbai Indians franchise, for Coulter-Nile, Tendulkar is one player who is more than willing to give an insight about the game. “Sachin…

Rogowska reaches quarters in Perth

Olivia Rogowska has backed up her first round win at the Perth International ITF Pro Circuit event by advancing to the quarter-finals. Rogowska defeated compatriot Sally Peers for the first time in her career, winning 6-3, 6-3 to book a meeting with another Australian, Tammi Patterson in the last eight. Rogowska raced to a 2-0 lead in…

Opening round success for Olivia at Perth International

Melbourne-based Australian tennis player Olivia Rogowska has advanced to the second round of the Perth International. In hot afternoon conditions, Rogowska won a very competitive match against fellow Australian Azra Hadzic 7-6(4), 6-4. Hadzic, currently ranked 329th in the world, had arrived at the Perth ITF Pro Circuit tournament in great form, winning the Cairns Tennis International only a fortnight ago. Rogowska, 148th in the…

Rogowska at the top of a strong Perth International field

US Open lucky loser Olivia Rogowska headlines the three top-200 players entered in this week’s $25,000 Perth International. The Victorian is the No.1 seed in what is easily the strongest women’s field since the Australian Pro Tour resumed last month. Rogowska (ranked 157), American second seed and former top-100 player Irina Falconi (184) and third-seeded…