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Mon 21 Jan 2019

Test cricket selection debacle continues

Test cricket selection debacle continues

Test selectors have handed an 11th-hour call-up to an in-form batsman despite insisting its squad for the Sri Lanka series was set.

Mixed emotions for Diamonds after defeat

Mixed emotions for Diamonds after defeat

An injury-riddled Australia Diamonds crashed to England in the final match of the three-game Quad Series but have still managed to lift the series trophy despite...

Furious Matildas want sacked coach back

premium_icon Furious Matildas want sacked coach back

A delegation of Matildas are to demand the reinstatement of sacked coach Alen Stajcic as they fear the fallout will destroy their World Cup prospects.

Federer’s stern McEnroe rejection

Federer’s stern McEnroe rejection

Roger Federer had no time for John McEnroe’s assertion his Australian Open defeat against Stefanos Tsitsipas was a changing of the guard.

Nadal spills on mystery ‘wildcard’ WAG

Nadal spills on mystery ‘wildcard’ WAG

Rafael Nadal’s famously secretive girlfriend was sitting courtside at the Australian Open when Jim Courier asked about a very private matter.

World loses it over 'Greek freak'

World loses it over 'Greek freak'

Stefanos Tsitsipas started following Roger Federer as a six-year-old. He’s now claimed the biggest win of his career against his hero.

'Greek Freak' stuns Federer in dramatic upset

'Greek Freak' stuns Federer in dramatic upset

Roger Federer has been eliminated from the Australian Open in incredible circumstances on Rod Laver Arena.

Sun 20 Jan 2019

Roar still a whimper as Brisbane’s woes continue

premium_icon Roar still a whimper as Brisbane’s woes continue

Brisbane Roar’s depressing form continued on Sunday night when they drew 1-1 with Central Coast Mariners to extend their dismal run to 10 matches without a win.

English glamour club sign TWO All Blacks at once

English glamour club sign TWO All Blacks at once

Former All Blacks prop Jeff Toomaga-Allen and centre Malakai Fekitoa will be joining English Premiership club Wasps next season.

Hayes to send his Warrior on Mile mission

Hayes to send his Warrior on Mile mission

David Hayes has several reasons why he is setting champion sprinter Redkirk Warrior for the All-Star Mile.

Burns backs Pucovski for Test debut

premium_icon Burns backs Pucovski for Test debut

Joe Burns believes rookie Test batsman Will Pucovski will take to the game’s highest level “like a duck to water” .

Story worthy of Hollywood screenplay

premium_icon Story worthy of Hollywood screenplay

Former tennis grand slam winner and pro golfer Scott Draper is reinventing himself all over again

Queensland desperate to reclaim marquee Test

premium_icon Queensland desperate to reclaim marquee Test

Queensland Cricket will launch a new bid to bring the first Test of the Australian summer back to the Gabba in a series of high-level meetings this week.

‘Nowhere near’: Finch’s ODI ‘weak link’ admission

‘Nowhere near’: Finch’s ODI ‘weak link’ admission

Aaron Finch hopes an enforced break from international cricket will help him to work through his technical shortcomings after a poor summer against India.

Fresh Faulkner’s not finished

premium_icon Fresh Faulkner’s not finished

James Faulkner fronts for Hobart on Monday night without the scars of its 2017-18 BBL final loss Adelaide.

Sharapova: ‘Brilliant’ Barty can go all the way

premium_icon Sharapova: ‘Brilliant’ Barty can go all the way

Following her fourth round defeat, Maria Sharapova has endorsed Ash Barty as a potential Australian Open champion – with a caveat.

‘Shocked and upset’: Kerr breaks silence on Stajcic sacking

‘Shocked and upset’: Kerr breaks silence on Stajcic sacking

Matildas superstar Sam Kerr has reacted to the news that Alen Stajcic has been sacked as the coach of the national team.

‘I work my a--- off’: Birthday boy pulls off upset

premium_icon ‘I work my a--- off’: Birthday boy pulls off upset

American Frances Tiafoe has celebrated his birthday in style - stunning popular No.20 seed Grigor Dimitrov.

Emotional drive behind Impey’s back-to-back TDU win

premium_icon Emotional drive behind Impey’s back-to-back TDU win

Santos Tour Down Under winner Daryl Impey had more than his desire to win driving to his back-to-back success.

Stunning upset: World No.2 out of Open

premium_icon Stunning upset: World No.2 out of Open

Angelique Kerber, the No.2 seed and second-favourite to win the women’s title, has been sensationally knocked out of the Australian Open.

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