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Wed 16 Jan 2019

Reigning champ Wozniacki enters Australian Open third round

Reigning champ Wozniacki enters Australian Open third round

Sloane Stephens has ended the Australian Open challenge of ex-doubles partner Timea Babos, and Caroline Wozniacki was another easy second-round winner

Simmons playing the best ball of his life

Simmons playing the best ball of his life

Ben Simmons’ attempt to become the first Aussie in the NBA All-Star game is becoming a foregone conclusion as he continues to soar.

Gold Coast tennis sensation storms into Aus Open third round

Gold Coast tennis sensation storms into Aus Open third round

Rising Gold Coast tennis star Kimberley Birrell’s giant-killing summer has continued with an upset over Australian Open 29th seed Donna Vekic

Excelsior to get true test of sprinting talent

Excelsior to get true test of sprinting talent

Troy Corstens is confident True Excelsior’s placing in the Group 3 Standish Handicap will be good enough for her to go close in New Zealand’s premier sprint

Family spat fuelled Tomic-Hewitt feud

Family spat fuelled Tomic-Hewitt feud

The toxic breakdown between Lleyton Hewitt and Bernard Tomic, which threatens to divide Australian tennis, dates back to a family spat

Ex-Kiwi international spurns retirement to join NSW Cup side

Ex-Kiwi international spurns retirement to join NSW Cup side

Greg Eastwood has made a shock career move, linking up with a club who’s last big-name signing was legendary halfback Tommy Raudonikis

Schumacher's son closing in on spot with Ferrari

Schumacher's son closing in on spot with Ferrari

The teenage son of Michael Schumacher is but a stone’s throw away from slipping into his father’s boots and gripping the wheel for the Scuderia

Sordid sex abuse charges shatter former MVP

Sordid sex abuse charges shatter former MVP

Horror child sex abuse allegations have toppled a former beloved MVP after an ugly post-career demise sent him spiralling

Cops to probe Ireland star over "masturbating in street"

Cops to probe Ireland star over "masturbating in street"

In one of the weirder stories seen this year, an Irish international star has landed himself in hot water after appearing to show off to a friend

Kyrgios denies rift in wild interview

Kyrgios denies rift in wild interview

Nick Kyrgios’ post-match Australian Open media conference was another doozy, addressing the moment Bernard Tomic sold him out.

Tue 15 Jan 2019

AFL star breaks silence on bridge fall

AFL star breaks silence on bridge fall

AFL star Majak Daw has broken his silence after being rescued by emergency services under a Melbourne bridge

Beale apologises over white powder video

Beale apologises over white powder video

Wallabies star Kurtley Beale has apologised for his role in a controversial video that shows NRL player Corey Norman and a man snorting white powder.

Ingles blows Detroit away

Ingles blows Detroit away

Australia's Joe Ingles bags 13 points and eight rebounds in a strong performance as the Utah Jazz down the Pistons.

Hewitt responds to Tomic’s smackdown

Hewitt responds to Tomic’s smackdown

Lleyton Hewitt has broken his silence after Bernard Tomic dropped bombs on the Aussie Davis Cup captain at Melbourne Park

Water bottles spark outrage at Australian Open

Water bottles spark outrage at Australian Open

A simple photograph of bottled water at the Australian Open sent Twitter into a frenzy. It poses a big question for tournament organisers

Aussie Toby Price pushing for podium at Dakar Rally

Aussie Toby Price pushing for podium at Dakar Rally

Australian 2016 champion motorcyclist Toby Price has finished eighth in stage seven of the Dakar Rally to retain third place overall in the motorcycle category

Former Rooster denies Napa leak

Former Rooster denies Napa leak

Former NRL bad boy Paul Carter has denied releasing the explicit videos featuring Dylan Napa, after claims it may have been part of an extortion plot

Cronulla Sharks lock up skipper Graham until end of 2022

Cronulla Sharks lock up skipper Graham until end of 2022

Cronulla co-captain Wade Graham has given fans something to be excited about after re-signing with the club until the end of 2022

Fortnite comes to Australian Open

Fortnite comes to Australian Open

PUT down the tennis racquets and pick up the gaming controllers — Fortnite gamers are about to swarm the Australian Open.

Commentator mistakes dwarfs for toddlers

Commentator mistakes dwarfs for toddlers

Former Nine commentator Mark Nicholas appears to have come unstuck in an awkward observation during the South Africa Test series

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