A handful of Australians have arrived in Thailand and today begin their assault on the Asian Beach Volleyball tour.
Two men’s teams and two women’s teams are playing in the Khanom-Chang Asian tour event at Thung Song Provence.
Two beach volleyballers who came together for one tournament only have pulled off a stunning upset by winning the National Grand Slam event at Scarborough Beach in Perth.
Becchara Palmer and Mariafe Artacho del Solar agreed to play together after their regular playing partners were unavailable through injury.
While Australia and New Zealand will be battling for one-day cricket supremacy at the MCG on Sunday, on the other side of the country another ANZAC clash for sporting dominance is looming.
But instead of the luscious green grass of Australian cricket’s premiere venue, this contest will unfold on the scorching hot sand of one of Australia’s most famous beaches, Scarborough.