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Lleyton's plea to Kyrgios before next event

Tuesday  19:15,   25 february 2020

Davis Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt wants Nick Kyrgios to be physically and mentally ready before he competes again.Lleyton Hewitt has revealed Nick Kyrgios' absence from two recent hardcourt tournaments in the United States were part of the physical... >>>

Smith to captain Welsh Fire in The Hundred

Tuesday  18:45,   25 february 2020

Former Australia captain Steve Smith has been chosen to lead the Welsh Fire men's team in the inaugural season of The Hundred.A former Australia captain, Smith will lead a team that includes fellow countryman Mitchell Starc and England stars... >>>

Kroos concedes Ronaldo's exit meant Real Madrid's standards slipped but they've fought back like Roger Federer

Tuesday  18:20,   25 february 2020

The German midfielder admits that standards were allowed to dip in the Spanish capital last season, but says writing off the Blancos would be foolishMany have been quick to write the ageing Santiago Bernabeu giants off since a five-time Ballon d’Or... >>>

Motor sports Australia's riskiest activity

Tuesday  16:30,   25 february 2020

Motor sports are the country's riskiest sports, with new figures showing nearly 60,000 Australians ended up in hospital from sports injuries in 2016/17.Australian Institute of Health and Welfare data released on Wednesday shows men are more than >>>

Sports Minister: Australia will not risk health of Olympic athletes

Tuesday  15:30,   25 february 2020

After Australia's top Olympic doctor David Hughes warned "we would need to be sure that it is safe to take athletes into Japan".Australia's top Olympic doctor David Hughes said on Tuesday the next fortnight will be "the real test" in bringing... >>>

Queen's hopeful of Murray return

Tuesday  14:45,   25 february 2020

Andy Murray wants to make his singles return at this June’s Fever-Tree Championships, according to the Queen's Club tournament director.The former world No 1, a five-time champion at Queen's Club, has been out of action since November with... >>>

Paul Gallen urges David Fifita to pursue success over money as Broncos gun ponders future

Tuesday  14:05,   25 february 2020

NRL legend Paul Gallen has urged out of contract Broncos star David Fifita to make success the key determinant in the decision over his future. In the wake of his breakout season, Fifita is currently the hottest property on the play market and... >>>

Ponga tabled mega-deal with All Blacks clause

Tuesday  13:51,   25 february 2020

The Newcastle Knights have reportedly tabled a giant multi-year deal to star fullback Kalyn Ponga which also includes a special All Blacks clause.The Sydney Morning Herald reports the Knights have offered a four-year $4.5 million(AUD 6.8 million)... >>>

Fury longs for caravan despite receiving White House, Vatican invites

Tuesday  13:10,   25 february 2020

Britain's newly-crowned WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has been invited to the White House and to the Vatican his promoter told The Daily Telegraph although the boxer appears keener to go touring in his beloved caravan. The... >>>

Man City take fight to UEFA on and off the field

Tuesday  12:50,   25 february 2020

Manchester City may be set to go to war with UEFA, but time is of the essence for the English champions to satisfy their quest to win the Champions League. City head to the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday, knowing failure to beat 13-time winners >>>

Sutherland leaves Vics in control of Bulls

Tuesday  12:45,   25 february 2020

Defending Sheffield Shield champions Victoria are on track for a season-reviving win after Will Sutherland demolished the Queensland top-order.However the Bushrangers didn't have it all their own way, with the home side wresting back some of the... >>>

Green, quicks put WA on top in Shield

Tuesday  12:37,   25 february 2020

Young talent Cameron Green's highest first-class score has helped give Western Australia the advantage at the close of day two against Tasmania.The Tigers were 5-188 at stumps on day two in reply to the visitor's first innings of 371, headlined... >>>

NSW surge leaves Redbacks floundering

Tuesday  12:30,   25 february 2020

South Australia face a massive challenge to save their Shield match against New South Wales, with the Redbacks trailing by 238 runs at the midway point.Fourth-placed SA crawled their way to 6-135 at the end of day two, still trailing NSW by 238... >>>

Patterson stars but Lions pump Australia A

Tuesday  11:41,   25 february 2020

The England Lions have romped to a nine-wicket victory over Australia A in the four-day clash at the MCG. © AAP Image/Scott Barbour Kurtis Patterson Patterson's unbeaten 94 off 166 balls at least ensured the Lions would need to bat for a second time >>>

AFL 2020: Melbourne Demons lock in Christian Petracca until end of 2022

Tuesday  10:15,   25 february 2020

AFL 2020: Melbourne Demons lock in Christian Petracca until end of 2022Off contract at the end of the season, Petracca's new deal will see him remain a Dee until at least the end of season... >>>