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Best pictures from the Australian Open 2020

Friday  21:15,   24 january 2020

A look at some of the best images from the Australian Open being held at Melbourne Park, between Jan. 20 and Feb. 2,... >>>

Strikers tame Scorchers in Perth BBL clash

Friday  17:50,   24 january 2020

The Adelaide Strikers have posted their fourth win on the trot to boost their chances of finishing the BBL season in second spot.Strikers opener Philip Salt (59 off 31 balls) made the most of an early life to help power the visitors to 5-181 on... >>>

Morton and Docker shave their heads for bushfire relief at Tour Down Under

Friday  17:31,   24 january 2020

'This is the new look' says Docker after losing mullet and moustacheDespite crashing late on stage 4 of the race earlier in the day, a bandaged Docker still joined teammate Morton for a haircut and shave at their team-kit supplier Rapha's... >>>

Australian Open 2020: Novak Djokovic serving at his best in Melbourne

Friday  16:25,   24 january 2020

A formidable serving display against Yoshihito Nishioka pleased Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open.Djokovic was dominant in a third-round win over Yoshihito Nishioka on Rod Laver Arena on Friday, cruising to a 6-3 6-2 6-2... >>>

Federer survives huge scare to reach last 16 on freaky Friday

Friday  16:15,   24 january 2020

Federer survives huge scare to reach last 16 on freaky FridayThe 20-times Grand Slam champion made an extraordinary 82 unforced errors to go with 62 winners as he went toe-to-toe with the world number 47 over more than four hours on Rod Laver Arena... >>>

Reds impressive in trial defeat of Tahs

Friday  15:30,   24 january 2020

Queensland Reds have beaten the NSW Waratahs 28-19 in the sides' final hit-outs before the Super Rugby season begins next weekend.Brad Thorn's slick outfit ran in three second-half tries in the 28-19 win after scores were locked at 7-7 on a... >>>

Nienaber named new coach of world champion Springboks

Friday  15:15,   24 january 2020

Nienaber named new coach of world champion SpringboksNienaber, 47, has been elevated from his role as defence coach and takes over from Rassie Erasmus, who reverts to his position of director of rugby, but has said previously he will retain a... >>>

BBL Strikers post 5-181 thanks to Salt

Friday  14:50,   24 january 2020

The Adelaide Strikers were on track for a score in excess of 200 before the Perth Scorchers conceded just 36 runs from the last five overs.Salt was dropped on four when Ashton Agar failed to hang on to a tough chance while running with the flight of >>>

Greek fans inspire Sakkari but can't help Tsitsipas

Friday  13:30,   24 january 2020

Greek fans came in numbers in full-throated voice to urge Maria Sakkari to her greatest career win but could not help Stefanos Tsitsipas, who bowed out.Milos Raonic's booming serve was too much for Tsitsipas to handle as he went down to the... >>>

Sydney FC power past Victory in A-League

Friday  13:30,   24 january 2020

Sydney FC have strengthened their hold on top spot in the A-League with a comfortable 3-0 win over Melbourne Victory, but saw Alexander Baumjohann sent off.Adam Le Fondre opened the scoring in the 27th minute, then teed up ex-Victory forward Kosta... >>>

Iyer fireworks give India win in T20 opener in NZ

Friday  13:21,   24 january 2020

Shreyas Iyer guided India to a six-wicket victory over New Zealand in the first Twenty20 international at Eden Park in Auckland on Friday as the tourists showed few signs of fatigue or jet lag. Iyer scored his second Twenty20 international half... >>>

Short keeps Hobart's BBL season alive

Friday  13:21,   24 january 2020

Part-timer D'Arcy Short has helped spin the Hurricanes to a crucial 57-run Big Bash League win over Sydney Thunder in Hobart.Having missed several weeks while on tour with the Australian ODI side in India, Short took a career-best 5-21 at... >>>

Phoenix beat luckless Jets in A-League

Friday  11:35,   24 january 2020

Wellington Phoenix have beaten an unlucky Newcastle Jets 2-1 to cement fourth place in the A-League and leave the visitors languishing in last place.The last-placed Jets did enough to warrant three points at Sky Stadium on Friday but instead had to... >>>

Serena-slayer Wang wished late coach McNamara was courtside

Friday  11:10,   24 january 2020

Serena-slayer Wang wished late coach McNamara was courtsideChinese giantkiller Wang Qiang was left heartbroken by the death of her coach Peter McNamara last year but felt the Australian had shared in her triumph over seven-times champion Serena... >>>

Aussie sprinter Ewan wins 2nd Tour stage

Friday  10:50,   24 january 2020

Australian sprint star Caleb Ewan has claimed another Tour Down Under stage win, edging out Irish champion Sam Bennett at Murray Bridge.The Lotto-Soudal rider found himself in the gravel as the peloton entered Murray Bridge on Friday, but survived a >>>