AUSTRALIA is in a near-unassailable position at stumps on day three in Adelaide thanks to Mitchell Johnson's heroics.
FOLLOW our live coverage - with video highlights - as Western Sydney Wanderers face A-League cellar dwellers Melbourne Heart.
LIVE BLOG: Jamie Whincup takes pole for Saturday's race at the Sydney 500, edging title rival Mark Winterbottom.
LA Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant is poised to play for the first time since tearing his left Achilles tendon in April.
THE Socceroos land in FIFA World Cup Group B alongside Spain, Netherlands and Chile for next year's tournament.