- According to a nationwide survey, cricket has engaged the hearts of 59 per cent of the population, surpassing swimming at 57 per cent and Australian rules with 56 per cent.
- The latest edition of the Sweeney sports report revealed that for the first time in the survey's 21-year history, cricket eclipsed swimming, which has been rated as the most popular or equally most popular sport (with Australian rules) since 1991. [Link] [More] [Even more] [Still more]
This planet needs a "Youth Olympics" to get kids intersted in sports, away from the TV and socializing in "real life" rather than 2nd Life. Here is a link to an article that states a Youth Olympics may take place in 2010: [Link]