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Wed 16 Jun 2021

Aussie’s world title fight rocked by Covid

Aussie’s world title fight rocked by Covid

Australian George Kambosos Jr’s $7m world title fight has been delayed after his opponent tested positive to Covid-19. The news didn’t go down well.

Cruel Magpies blow

Cruel Magpies blow

Incoming caretaker Collingwood coach Robert Harvey will be without one of the Magpies best players when he takes control of the team.

‘So surreal’ for first-time Olympian

‘So surreal’ for first-time Olympian

Six more Aussies have punched their ticket to Tokyo, including three first-time Olympians in a brand new sport to the Games.

NBA stars commit to Team USA for Tokyo

NBA stars commit to Team USA for Tokyo

LeBron James won’t be playing for Team USA at this year’s Tokyo Games, but the Americans look set to name a start-studded squad.

Players slam ‘outdated and ignorant’ views

Players slam ‘outdated and ignorant’ views

Caroline Wilson has doubled-down despite being been slammed over comments about two players going home to family and now the player’s union has weighed in.

Major chances ‘as good as they get’

Premium Content Major chances ‘as good as they get’

Seven Australians will tee it up in the US Open at Torrey Pines this week and one will be in the spotlight as he launches with the tournament favourite.

Covid chaos throws grand final curveball

Covid chaos throws grand final curveball

Playing a grand final series in front of no fans in a foreign city was unthinkable for Melbourne United, who have swallowed a bitter pill in their title search.

‘I’m s**t scared of dying’: Former star’s concussion hell

Premium Content ‘I’m s**t scared of dying’: Former star’s concussion hell

‘There is so much bruising on the brain, it’s ridiculous.’ He lives on a disability pension, is unemployed, housebound and suffers depression.

History beckons after 30-year NRL first

History beckons after 30-year NRL first

Josh Addo-Carr has achieved a feat not seen in the NRL for more than three decades as the door opens for try-scoring records to fall.

Why Paul Gallen doesn’t stand a chance

Why Paul Gallen doesn’t stand a chance

Paul Gallen has exceeded expectations in his boxing career but he’s about to come crashing down to earth in his biggest test yet.

Star makes her move after ‘perverts’ claim

Star makes her move after ‘perverts’ claim

After going dark following her explosive allegations, Maddie Groves is making sure swimming addresses claims of a toxic culture.

Kerr hurt as Matildas end losing run with clean sheet

Kerr hurt as Matildas end losing run with clean sheet

Ahead of their meeting at the Tokyo Olympics next month, the Matildas and Sweden have met in a tight affair in Kalmar.

Pure perfection as Socceroos march on

Premium Content Pure perfection as Socceroos march on

The Socceroos have made it eight wins on the trot, with a narrow victory over Jordan continuing their journey on the road to the 2022 World Cup.

Tue 15 Jun 2021

Fan numbers to be restricted for A-League semi-final

Fan numbers to be restricted for A-League semi-final

Supporters are set to attend Sunday’s semi-final at AAMI Park between Melbourne City and Macarthur FC in limited numbers.

New broadcast deal for Socceroos

New broadcast deal for Socceroos

Football Australia has announced a new broadcast deal for the Socceroos, Matildas and the FFA Cup.

Australian cricket’s $2 million mistake

Australian cricket’s $2 million mistake

Prizemoney for this week’s World Test Championship has been revealed and left Australia’s Test players kicking themselves for two lazy overs last December.

Fagan milestone motivating Lions

Fagan milestone motivating Lions

The scene has been set for Brisbane coach Chris Fagan to celebrate his 100th match in charge of the Lions with a win in his home state.

The edge driving Wu’s gold medal tilt

The edge driving Wu’s gold medal tilt

Australian diver Melissa Wu becomes just the third Australian diver to go to four Olympics as she prepares for this year’s Tokyo Games.

AFL has to ‘accept this is the new way’

AFL has to ‘accept this is the new way’

No one has kicked more goals in the AFL season this season than Harry McKay, and he’s shot down the haters who think he snaps the ball too much.

Olympic veteran urges athletes to call out abuse

Olympic veteran urges athletes to call out abuse

Melissa Wu was subjected to bullying when she was a younger diver, so she understands the importance of a strong support network.

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