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Raonic cruises into quarters at Aust Open

Sunday  07:15,   26 january 2020

Big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic has downed Croatia's Marin Cilic in straight sets to advance to the quarter-finals at the Australian Open at Melbourne Park.Canadian No.32 seed Raonic had upset No.6 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas in the third round... >>>

Tuatara beat Brisbane to clinch baseball division title

Sunday  07:05,   26 january 2020

The Auckland-based side will face Melbourne in the Aussie league semis.Victory over the Bandits - and Canberra losing to Sydney - meant the Tuatara avoided a wildcard playoff game on... >>>

Ball kid interaction at Australian Open in the spotlight after Nick Kyrgios time violation

Sunday  06:50,   26 january 2020

Nick Kyrgios tried to do a ball kid a favour at the Australian Open, but got a time violation for it. So what are ball kids expected to do for players on court?In the third round clash between Kyrgios and Karen Khachanov, Kyrgios opted not to make... >>>

Kvitova beats Sakkari to make quarter-finals in Melbourne

Sunday  06:25,   26 january 2020

Kvitova beats Sakkari to make quarter-finals in Melbourne 1/6 SLIDES © Reuters/EDGAR SU Tennis - Australian Open - Fourth Round 2/6 SLIDES © Reuters/ISSEI KATO Tennis - Australian Open - Fourth Round 3/6 SLIDES © Reuters/EDGAR SU Tennis - Australian >>>

Schwartzman seeking maiden victory over in-form Djokovic

Sunday  01:25,   26 january 2020

Schwartzman seeking maiden victory over in-form DjokovicSchwartzman heads into his fourth meeting with Djokovic on Sunday having never defeated the Serb, who looked in ominous form in his thumping 6-3 6-2 6-2 win over Nishioka to stay on course for... >>>

Australian Open 2020: John Millman accused of ball tampering in Roger Federer loss

Sunday  01:25,   26 january 2020

Millman bowed out of the Australian Open with a heart-breaking five-set loss to Roger Federer on Friday night. “Millman applying the old trick in speeding up the first serve by rolling the ball on his (I assume) wet shirt before he serves?”... >>>

How Ben Simmons is the perfect defender to try and shut down LeBron James

Saturday  23:15,   25 january 2020

Ben Simmons has a strong Defensive Player of the Year moment on the horizon as he'll go head-to-head against LeBron James, the catalyst of the Lakers high-powered offence. Can the towering Aussie size up the all-time great and make a statement... >>>

Olyroos beat Uzbeks, qualify for Olympics

Saturday  23:00,   25 january 2020

The Olyroos have qualified for the Tokyo Olympics after a 1-0 win over 10-man Uzbekistan in the third-place playoff at the AFC Under-23 championships.Nicholas D'Agostinho skipped past two defenders before sliding the ball into the bottom corner in... >>>

The female Federer: Why Barty can make history at the Australian Open

Saturday  23:00,   25 january 2020

John Alexander has likened Ashleigh Barty to a female Roger Federer as the world No.1 prepares to make her run into the second week of the Australian Open. Barty will face Alison Riske on Rod Laver Arena on Sunday night and with Serena Williams and... >>>

Cronulla begin CEO search in bid to take club into new era after years of 'adversity'

Saturday  22:41,   25 january 2020

Cronulla to begin search this week for club's third chief executive in past 12 months.Cronulla chairman Dino Mezzatesta said the search for a CEO was "high" on the list of priorities now the club's amalgamation with Kareela Golf Club has been... >>>

'I don't really dislike him': Kyrgios opens up on Rafa rivalry

Saturday  22:15,   25 january 2020

Nick Kyrgios has hosed down talk of a rivalry between himself and Rafael Nadal as he prepares to face the world No. 1 at Rod Laver Arena on Monday.  Kyrgios claimed a five set thriller against Russian rising star Karen Khachanov on Saturday night to >>>

James Maloney hammers Sonny Bill-Williams with brutal sledge on eve of Super League season

Saturday  19:10,   25 january 2020

James Maloney has landed the ultimate sledge on fellow incoming Super League signing and former teammate Sonny Bill-Williams on the eve of the new season. The star duo are all too familiar with each other, having helped guide the Sydney Roosters to... >>>

Nick Kyrgios beats Karen Khachanov in Australian Open five-set thriller in Melbourne

Saturday  15:15,   25 january 2020

Nick Kyrgios survives a gruelling five-set match against Russian Karen Khachanov at the Australian Open to move through to a blockbuster clash with world number one Rafael Nadal in the round of 16. © Getty MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 25: Nick... >>>

Steve Smith guides Sydney Sixers past Melbourne Renegades after Aaron Finch century

Saturday  15:15,   25 january 2020

The Sydney Sixers moved into second in the Big Bash League after victory over the Melbourne Renegades.Aaron Finch (109 off 68 balls) had led the struggling Renegades to 5-175 from their 20 overs at the... >>>

Legend stunned by 'bizarre' mid-match exit

Saturday  15:00,   25 january 2020

Gael Monfils is through to the fourth round of the Aus Open, but not before pulling off a 'bizarre' stunt on the court.However, it wasn't before he pulled one of the more truly bizarre moves of the Open so... >>>