Rogowska scores US Open lucky loser entry

Australian Olivia Rogowska has been awarded a lucky loser entry into the main draw of the US Open following the withdrawal of Japan’s Ayumi Morita. The Victorian, ranked 151st, will face No.4 seed Sara Errani in the opening round, the Italian who reached the semifinals at Flushing Meadows in 2012. This will be her third…

Beck helps 4 x 400m relay team into final

Debutant Alex Beck has helped Australia finish second in their 4 x 400m relay heat to automatically qualify for the World Championship final in Moscow tomorrow night. The team was lead out by Olympic 400m finalist Steve Solomon, anchored by 400m hurdler Tristan Thomas and also featured another debutant in Craig Burns who ran the…

Coulter-Nile selected in Australian ODI Squad

Nathan Coulter-Nile is amongst four WA cricketers that have been selected in the Australian One Day International  squad for the five-game series against England. Coulter-Nile joins fellow Western Australian’s Mitchell Johnson, Shaun Marsh and Adam Voges in the Australian team set to take on England in a series that  starts with a warm-up against Scotland on…

Moore misses out in Moscow

Maltese international Kevin Moore has missed out on semi final qualification in the 400 metres at the Athletics World Championships in Moscow.

Moore competed in the fifth heat and ran 47.52, posting the 28th fastest time and failing to finish inside the top 24 athletes progressing to the semi finals.

Rogowska set for Koser final showdown

Fifth-seed Olivia Rogowska will play unseeded Madison Brengle of the United States in the Koser Jewelers $25,000 Tennis  Challenge Final at Hempfield Rec Center. Rogowska upended Jennifer Elie of Brooklyn, 2-6, 7-6(3), 6-2, in two and a half  hours, while Brengle ousted 2011 Koser champion and UCLA all-American Robin  Anderson, 6-1, 6-2, in Saturday’s second semifinal. Rogowska,…