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Even though Darren Lehmann is firmly ensconced in his position as coach of the Australian cricket team his future replacement may already be putting his hand up.
As more than 20,000 Novocastrians crowded into Hunter Stadium to watch Newcastle’s biggest moment in world sport on Tuesday night, little did they know that their beloved Newcastle Jets were being dragged into further turmoil.
The Perth Scorchers have become the first Big Bash League side to win two titles, after they somewhat uncomfortably accounted for the Sydney Sixers at Manuka Oval in Canberra last night.
It’s hard to see Novak Djokovic being denied his fifth Australian Open, but five-time champion Serena Williams is vulnerable.
Once evenly matched rivals, Holden has undoubtedly won the war against Ford in the Australian touring-car battleground.
The off-season is a necessary evil away from rugby league but I guess everyone needs time to re-charge their football batteries.
Steve Smith? Mitchell Johnson? Mitchell Starc? James Faulkner? Who is now Australia’s most valuable ODI player?
Last year, Bill Pulver, the chief executive of the ARU, made the fearless prediction that the Waratahs would win their first Super Rugby title.
The ICC has announced that the Cricket World Cup final could be decided by a Super Over, if the match ends in a tie.
The Essendon supplements saga has moved a step closer to a resolution with a timetable set down for the conclusion of the AFL’s Anti-Doping Tribunal.
Lleyton Hewitt has announced he will retire from professional tennis after the 2016 edition of the Australian Open.
Kyrie Irving has had a career best night for the Cavaliers in their 99-94 win against the Trailblazers in Cleveland, finishing the game with 55-points along with a game-winning 3-pointer.
Melbourne Rebels backrower Sean McMahon and Waratahs winger Rob Horne have both agreed to two-year contract extensions with Australian Rugby, and will stay in the country until the end of 2017.
The Perth Scorchers spoiled the party for Australian pace great Brett Lee after winning back-to-back Big Bash League titles with a thrilling four-wicket win over the Sydney Sixers in Canberra on Wednesday.
Newcastle Jets owner and recently installed Chairman Nathan Tinkler has sensationally sacked five senior Newcastle Jets players following a disastrous 7-0 loss to Adelaide United and growing player discontent.
In an announcement made to the ASX, Tabcorp told its shareholders that it has reached an agreement with Racing NSW on a 10-year media rights deal for all thoroughbred racing in NSW.
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One Russian will be in the women’s final on Saturday night after today’s contest between Maria Sharapova and Ekaterina Makarova on Rod Laver Arena.
Match Result scoreline: Williams 7-6, 6-2 It was a straight sets victory for Williams in the end but boy she was forced to play at a very high level today to defeat Keys. Williams was down a break early in the first set but she toiled hard and eventually won a well contested first set. […]
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The teams in the Piha group for this year’s Auckland Nines are the Sydney Roosters, Brisbane Broncos, Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs and the Cronulla Sutherland Sharks.
Nick Kyrgios may have been eliminated from the Australian Open, but there’s no doubt that he has emerged from the tournament with the universal respect of the tennis world.
Carlton’s 2015 season is about to begin. Continuing our series of 2015 previews, can the Blues improve on their 2014 form?
Six months is a long time. You could run eight Tours de France in that time, if you tried hard enough.
God damn, Australian tennis hasn’t been this enthralling, colourful and easy to sit through for some time. Probably the last time I can recall was Bernard Tomic’s surge at the Australian Open a few years ago. But nothing like this.
A record defeat, player unrest, assistants sacked and a club in crisis. How can the Newcastle Jets be turned around?
Are the Queensland Reds a write off before a scrum is packed down in the 2015 Super Rugby campaign?
Based on playing ability alone, Michael Clarke should be playing in and captaining both Australia’s Test and ODI teams.
After a dominant display on Australian shores last season, Mitchell Johnson had the cricketing world at his feet. Endless awards, a big rise in the Cricket Australia pay stakes, and a run of KFC ads were his for the taking.
We are down to the last four men and women at this year’s Australian Open and Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova are all in-sight of the final, but have to face some tough opposition first.
If there is one area where Heyneke Meyer should have no concerns it would be the Springbok back row. Such is the strength in depth they have there, you could argue a Springbok team made up of back rowers would be a rather formidable team.
Five years ago Cameron Meyer was one of the bright young stars in the Australian cycling constellation. Unfortunately shooting stars seldom shine the longest and 2015 looms as a year that defines his trajectory.
When the news came in that Kobe Bryant will miss the rest of the 2015 NBA season with a torn rotator cuff, suddenly the questions arose once more about his basketball mortality.
Are we all excited about the upcoming Cricket World Cup? Or has the glut of cricket lately overloaded our appetites?
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