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Sportswriters Brett McKay and Ryan O’Connell are donning the party frocks to celebrate the milestone 50th episode of the Cheap Seats podcast.
Having watched the Wallabies’ dismal 51-20 record loss to the All Blacks, Daniel Ricciardo, the Australian swim team, and the combination of Stuart Appleby and Jason Day restored Australia’s credibility on the international sporting stage.
Potential Australian Olympians will have to sign a “prohibited association” clause preventing them from dealing with coaches, trainers, sports scientists and other support personnel who have violated anti-doping rules in the lead-up to the Rio Games.
If Daniel Ricciardo said at the start of the season he had a genuine shot at the Formula One world championship, it probably would’ve drawn a laugh.
Daniel Ricciardo has risen above the ballyhoo around him to enjoy the celebrations after he delivered the Red Bull team’s 50th victory in Formula One at the Belgian Grand Prix.
Mark Winterbottom had hoped to walk away from Sydney Motorsport Park with the V8 Supercars championship lead back in his grasp.
Australia officially have their mojo back after notching 10 gold, eight silver and eight bronze at the Pan Pacific swimming championships.
Sebastian Vettel has blamed a lack of power from his Renault engine for the massive gap between his third placed Red Bull and the two Mercedes on the front row of the grid for Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix.
Five-time champion Jamie Whincup has broken the record for most pole positions in V8 Supercars championship history.
Four-time Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel says it’s unfair to compare his results this season with Australian teammate Daniel Ricciardo, who he believes has had a “smoother year”.
For Mark Winterbottom, there was nothing worse than seeing the boss of his rival Holden team smile after losing the V8 Supercars championship lead last round.
Sixteen-year-old Dutchman Max Verstappen isn’t old enough to hold a driver’s license in most countries, yet he will soon be on the Formula One grid with Scuderia Toro Rosso.
The once-troubled Grant Hackett has been officially welcomed back from the swimming wilderness after making a surprise Australian team visit ahead of this week’s Pan Pacific championships on the Gold Coast.
The Australian men’s basketball team has scored its third win in as many days with an impressive 76-74 victory over European champions France.
Marc Marquez’s hopes of setting a record 11 straight MotoGP wins ended on Sunday as Honda teammate Dani Pedrosa of Spain won the Czech Republic Moto GP in Brno.
Former boxing world champion Danny Green insists he’ll be at peace even if a re-match against arch rival Anthony Mundine never eventuates.
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What had been a rather modest Grand Slam season for Serena Williams has ended in the perfect possible way, with the world number one clinching her 18th Grand Slam title with a straight-sets victory over Caroline Wozniacki in the final of the US Open.
Another weekend of college football is in the books, so let’s go through who was great on the gridiron with my week two heroes.
Monza: the cathedral of motorsport. This is a venue which is as old as Formula One itself, playing host to every running of the Italian Grand Prix since 1950, bar of course 1980 where it was taken over to Imola.
The Australian Boomers have been praised for their talent and impressive win against Lithuania in the group stages of the FIBA World Cup, yet criticised for their inconsistency and tanking against Angola.
After what has been an upset-ravaged women’s draw at the US Open, finally we are down to the championship match which will pit the current world number one, Serena Williams, up against the resurgent former world number one, Caroline Wozniacki.
Finally, after seven long months of constantly being on the wrong end of Denver Broncos’ jokes following their Super Bowl drubbing, the wait is over. The NFL is back.
Today I reveal the three greatest NBA players of all time.
Roger Federer’s chances of winning an 18th Grand Slam title are still alive after he came back from two sets down to defeat Gael Monfils in a thrilling quarter-final showdown at the US Open.
The first weekend of college football is in the books. Yesterday we counted down the heroes of week one, so let’s go through who wasn’t so great throughout in my list of week one villains.
Brothers Tim and Will Gleeson have both made impressive American football debuts for their new colleges, Rutgers University and University of Mississippi respectively.
The Knicks aren’t rebuilding – they’ll do that next year. Right now, they’re just trying to get through a tough Eastern Conference.
World number ones Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are both just one win away from reaching the US Open final for another year, but Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka and former world number one Victoria Azarenka crashed out after both suffered unexpected defeats.
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Caroline Wozniacki is just one win away from returning to a Grand Slam final for the first time since 2009, while Roger Federer and Tomas Berdych both returned to the quarter-finals of the US Open after both fell in the fourth round last year.
Nick Kyrgios had started well in his third round match at the US Open. Better than that, it was an electrifying, supreme start.
The first weekend of college football is in the books, so let’s go through who was great on the gridiron with my week one heroes.