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Formula One needs to keep it simple

The Formula One season came alive in July like no-one thought possible after the thrilling British and Hungarian grands prix delivered action-packed racing unlike that which has filled most of the season.

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Tennis Australia says it will reach out to Bernard Tomic in the next week or so to “clear the air” and hopes to have him back on-side for September’s Davis Cup semi-final.

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Spieth locked in for Australian Open

World golf’s young sensation Jordan Spieth has confirmed he will return to defend his title at the Australian Open, the event where his brilliant streak began.

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Zach Johnson wins The Open in a three-way play-off

American Zach Johnson won the 144th Open by a shot in the four-hole aggregate play-off at St Andrews with Australian Marc Leishman and South African Louis Oosthuizen.

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World Surf League events may never be the same again following the shark attack on Mick Fanning at South Africa’s Jeffreys Bay.

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Where did Paul Dunne spring from at St Andrews?

When The Open tee times were released at St Andrews last week, Irishman Paul Dunne was in a group with Todd Hamilton and James Hahn.

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Australia’s Davis Cup triumph: What’s next for Wally Masur and Pat Rafter?

Davis Cup captain Wally Masur and director of performance Pat Rafter bit the bullet yesterday by dropping Nick Kyrgios and Thanes Kokkinakis from the reverse singles to set up a stunning 3-2 win over Kazakhstan at Darwin.

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Adam Scott to attack for Claret Jug

Adam Scott was left treading water as the field produced a blitzkrieg of birdies at the Old Course, leaving him with a fight to win the Claret Jug.

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Davis Cup captain Wally Masur is confident tennis bad boy Bernard Tomic will return to the fold for Australia’s semi-final showdown in September.

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Jordan Spieth has vowed to embrace the pressure of becoming just the second man in history to win the first three majors of the year after putting himself on the edge of glory at St Andrews.

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Hewitt stars in Davis Cup triumph

Wally Masur’s decision to rest his ‘Special Ks’ proved a masterstroke as Sam Groth and Lleyton Hewitt powered Australia to Davis Cup success in their quarterfinal showdown against Kazakhstan.

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Big-serving Victorian Sam Groth has kept Australia’s Davis Cup hopes alive with a spirited victory over Mikhail Kukushkin in Darwin on Sunday.

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Kyrgios joins Tomic in a race to the bottom

Super talented Nick Kyrgios bombed an ideal chance to redeem himself on the opening day of the Davis Cup quarter final clash with Kazakhstan at Darwin.

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It started with a party but by the end of the day, Australian tennis was left nursing a very big headache.

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Tomic says sorry for Miami hotel arrest

Bernard Tomic has accepted blame over his arrest in Miami but says police didn’t give him enough time to leave his $A7000-a-night hotel penthouse following complaints of loud music and early morning partying.

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Johnson steals Spieth’s thunder at the Open

Dustin Johnson says the golfing gods owe him nothing as he looks to rebound from his spectacular US Open near-miss with an overdue major championship breakthrough at St Andrews.

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New Zealand’s Bailey Mes, left and Australia’s Sharni Layton contest the ball in the Constellation Cup (Photo: SNPA / Ross Setford)

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Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic in front of the media

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The Old Course at St Andrews is a picture (photo: Wiki Commons)

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Tiger Woods

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Sam Groth

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The Roar of the crowd

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Surfing made a rare visit to the front pages this week courtesy of Mick Fanning’s blood-curdling encounter with a South African shark.

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Our love of hating Bernard Tomic

By Bob Nightly, 26 Jul 2015 Video
Our love of hating Bernard Tomic

Another day and yet another instalment in the Bernard Tomic saga.

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An open letter to the people who’ve written open letters to Nick Kyrgios

Dear critics, I’ve enjoyed your willingness to open up and discuss your thoughts on the perceived mistakes and errors in judgment made by Nick Kyrgios.

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When will the penny finally drop for Tomic?

The latest misdemeanour by Bernard Tomic, the hotel incident which resulted in him being arrested, is just another example of why Tomic desperately needs professional guidance and a support network.

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Nick Kyrgios: The corporate athlete

By Brendan Hall, 21 Jul 2015
Nick Kyrgios: The corporate athlete

An embarrassment to the green and gold, for Nick Kyrgios, it’s a long way back from here.

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The Australian File: Success in the Davis Cup as an Aussie shines on grass in Newport

Welcome to the latest edition of the Australian File, your weekly look at the week in tennis from an Aussie perspective.

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2015 British Open: Final round live updates, blog

Adverse weather conditions, amendments to the playing schedule and a crowded leader board sums up the first three days of the British Open. But after overcoming all the obstacles, we’re all set for a thrilling finish. Join The Roar for live updates of the final round from 8:00pm (AEST).

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Mick Fanning wins Waterweight Title by defeating shark, calls out Floyd Mayweather

Australia’s Mick Fanning has created history overnight at the J-Bay Open in South Africa by defeating a shark for the World Waterweight Title.

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[VIDEO] Mick Fanning fights off shark on live TV at the J-Bay Open

Three time WSL world champion Mick Fanning has survived a terrifying shark encounter at the J-Bay Open in South Africa.

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Hewitt’s heroics see Australia advance

By Sporting Tragic, 20 Jul 2015
Hewitt’s heroics see Australia advance

Australia’s Davis Cup triumph over Kazakhstan in Darwin last Sunday saw Lleyton Hewitt turn back the clock with a vintage performance.

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John-Patrick Smith breaks through in Newport

By David Packman, 20 Jul 2015
John-Patrick Smith breaks through in Newport

Little-known Australian John-Patrick Smith has taken the road less travelled when it comes to pursuing a career in professional tennis.

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We are as bad as Tomic and Kyrgios

By Michael Frawley, 19 Jul 2015
We are as bad as Tomic and Kyrgios

The Australian public are pretty unlucky to have to put up with the likes of Bernard Tomic and Nick Kyrgios.

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Five reasons Bernard Tomic should be your best mate

Bernard Tomic has spent all of his adult life in the spotlight, yet in that brief time he has somehow managed to earn the ire of just about everyone in the world, from perennial good bloke to that angry guy on talkback radio this morning.

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Davis Cup: Australia vs Kazakhstan preview and predictions

For the first time since 2006, when they defeated Belarus at home, Australia has a chance to progress to the semi-finals of a Davis Cup.

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2015 British Open: Day 1 live scores, blog, updates

The 144th Open Championship, sometimes known as the British Open, get underway at 6pm AEST this evening. Follow our live scores and updates from Day 1 of the third major of the season here.

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If you think Nick Kyrgios tanks, you need to meet Benoit Paire

Australian tennis star, Nick Kyrgios, came under intense scrutiny during his 2015 Wimbledon campaign after appearing to tank several games during the second set of his four-set loss to Richard Gasquet.

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Novak Djokovic is starting to challenge Nadal and Federer for the GOAT title. (Yomiuri Shimbun via AP Images )

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Bernard Tomic of Australia celebrates his win over Feliciano Lopez of Spain. AP Photo/Rob Griffith

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic holds the Wimbledon trophy

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Serena Williams reacts after defeating Caroline Wozniacki

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New All Blacks coach Steve Hansen. AAP Images

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Roger Federer

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Switzerland's Roger Federer reacts in triumph to breaking serve

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