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Sun 19 Jan 2020

Berry in prime position for third Golden Slipper

premium_icon Berry in prime position for third Golden Slipper

He’s won two and a third Golden Slipper just might be in the pipeline after Cellsabeel made easy work of her rivals.

City hammer blow comes from most unlikely source

City hammer blow comes from most unlikely source

Liverpool hardly needed any help in securing their first-ever Premier League title, but Crystal Palace still did them a huge favour.

Sat 18 Jan 2020

Barty ends nine-year Aussie drought

Barty ends nine-year Aussie drought

Ash Barty is the World No. 1 regardless of what happens in Melbourne but the superstar has finally broken through on home soil.

World No.13 threatens to pull out of Open over smoke haze

World No.13 threatens to pull out of Open over smoke haze

Concerned about his health, world No.13 Denis Shapovalov says he will refuse to play at the Australian Open if forced to compete in poor air

Kyrgios: ‘Sorry for whatever I've done to you, Alexander’

premium_icon Kyrgios: ‘Sorry for whatever I've done to you, Alexander’

Aussie firebrand Nick Kyrgios has responded to the stinging criticism aimed at him by German underachiever Alexander Zverev in typical nonchalant fashion

Whincup coy on driving future

premium_icon Whincup coy on driving future

Seven-time Supercars champion Jamie Whincup is backing Holden to strike back in this year’s Supercars’ title fight, but is the clock ticking on his own time?

John Aloisi on open heart surgery: biggest game of his life

premium_icon John Aloisi on open heart surgery: biggest game of his life

Ahead of open heart surgery, ex-Socceroo John Aloisi drew on the ice-cool technique he used to score the penalty that sealed a breakthrough World Cup appearance

England rookie scores ‘incredible’ 14-year first

England rookie scores ‘incredible’ 14-year first

After being touted as a future cricket star for years, England's Ollie Pope has finally shown his untapped potential against South Africa

Ian Chappell: why the Aussies are the envy of rest of world

premium_icon Ian Chappell: why the Aussies are the envy of rest of world

Pace and bounce! It’s a proven match-winning commodity and the Aussies currently have the talent to deploy it at will, says Ian Chappell

The French Open speech Barty’s coach binned

premium_icon The French Open speech Barty’s coach binned

When Ash Barty was a set and 3-0 down in the French Open semi-final, her coach Craig Tyzzer prepared a tough post-mortem

Federer speaks up on Australian Open smoke policy

Federer speaks up on Australian Open smoke policy

Roger Federer backs Australian Open's new air quality policy after organisers copped international criticism for allowing qualifiers to play in thick smoke haze

Toowoomba trainer's NZ buy pays off at Eagle Farm

Toowoomba trainer's NZ buy pays off at Eagle Farm

Promising stayer Romakash has vindicated trainer Matt Kropp's decision to make an annual trip to the New Zealand sales with his win at Eagle Farm

Rabada’s Root send-off earns Proteas quick harsh ban

premium_icon Rabada’s Root send-off earns Proteas quick harsh ban

England is in charge of the third Test in South Africa and have also been boosted by a severe call that has scrubbed Kagiso Rabada from the next match

Trainer left bemused after 'real handful' wins

Trainer left bemused after 'real handful' wins

Trainer Rob Heathcote is rarely stuck for words but he was left bemused after Emerald Kingdom won the Canadian Club Plate (1000m) at Eagle Farm on Saturday

Steve Smith sounds word of warning for Marnus Labuschagne

Steve Smith sounds word of warning for Marnus Labuschagne

Steve Smith has warned Marnus Labuschagne that repeating his incredible summer form will be more difficult second time around

'Up for the fight’: AFL commentator bidding to become mayor

'Up for the fight’: AFL commentator bidding to become mayor

AFL commentator Basil Zempilas is keen to become the next lord mayor of Perth, with a delay in local elections increasing the TV personality’s hopes

'Short' Ash Barty opens up on being bullied as a teen

premium_icon 'Short' Ash Barty opens up on being bullied as a teen

"Short" world No.1 Ashleigh Barty has revealed how childhood bullies claimed she'd never make it as a tennis star

One-armed golfer's hole in one goes viral

One-armed golfer's hole in one goes viral

One-armed golfer Laurent Hurtubise has sent the golf world into a spin after nailing a shot-of-the-year contender you have to see to believe

Video: ‘Idiots’ jump fence during horse race

Video: ‘Idiots’ jump fence during horse race

Racing officials have called for life bans for "disgusting" spectators who jumped the fence and ran on to the track during a race at Cranbourne on Friday night

‘I’m in pain’: The Rock’s heartache

‘I’m in pain’: The Rock’s heartache

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has posted an emotional farewell to his “hero” father, Rocky, who sadly passed away earlier this week

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