This week in sports...

Sports are a fundamental aspect of our Australian culture. Most of us love to go outdoors, but more of us love to go outdoors to watch and play sport. With so many sports both here and abroad to choose from, it can be hard to keep up with the weekly sporting news. Below is a brief recap of all the highlights, and even a couple of things to look forward to as well.

Cricket

February 14 – Australia beat England by 111 runs at the ICC World Cup

February 17 – Queensland beat Tasmania by 50 runs at the Sheffield Shield

February 17 – NSW beat Victoria by 156 runs at the Sheffield Shield

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February 21 – Australia to verse Bangladesh in the ICC

Super Rugby

February 13 – Rebels upset Crusaders 20 – 10

February 13 – Brumbies beat Reds 47 – 3

February 14 – Lions lose to Hurricanes 8 – 22

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February 14 – Blues lose to Chiefs 18 – 23

February 15 – Cheetahs hold off Sharks 35 – 29

February 15 – Stormers defeat Bulls 29 – 17

February 15 – Force beat Waratahs 25 – 13

 

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NRL

The NRL season begins on March 5th, with the Broncos and Rabbitohs going head to head at Suncorp Stadium.

 

Football/Soccer

February 15 – Sydney FC drew with Melbourne Victory 3 – 3

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February 15 – Perth Glory draw with Adelaide United 1 – 1

February 20 – Brisbane Roar to play Melbourne Victory at Suncorp Stadium

 

Sprinting

February 15 – Usain Bolt announces he will retire in 2017

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Formula One

February 16 – Foxtel secure broadcast rights to 2015 Formula One season

February 18 – Ferrari unveil new Formula One concept car. Sparks debate over the future design of super cars

 

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UFC

February 18 – Mark Hunt announces that he will headline the Adelaide Arena in May

 

What is your favourite sport? What team do you get behind? Do you go along to any matches? Tell us below.