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Heat crumble against Renegades in BBL

Sunday  14:05,   19 january 2020

Another Brisbane batting horror show, slumping from 0-84 to 120 all out, has gifted the Melbourne Renegades a 44-run BBL victory at the Gabba.Two days after being rolled for 100 in just 17 overs in a 10-wicket thrashing by Adelaide, the Heat lost 10 >>>

Wanderers' title hopes back on track with win over Glory

Sunday  13:11,   19 january 2020

Western Sydney bounced back from last week's thrashing by Brisbane to claim a 3-1 win over Perth Glory at home.Last week's 4-0 thrashing by the Roar had the potential to derail Western Sydney's hopes of reaching the W-League finals for the first >>>

Wanderers' woes after Glory A-League loss

Sunday  13:00,   19 january 2020

Western Sydney have lost 1-0 to Perth at Bankwest Stadium in an A-League result which might spell the end under-fire coach Markus Babbel.The Wanderers slumped to their eighth loss of the season on Sunday night as pressure mounted on the German... >>>

Miller heroics in vain as Strikers sink Hurricanes

Sunday  12:15,   19 january 2020

Hobart Hurricanes' miserable BBL season continued with a loss to Adelaide Strikers, despite the fact David Miller finally hit top form.After Strikers skipper Travis Head (79 from 40 balls) had lifted his side to an imposing total of... >>>

Kings shoot down Phoenix in NBL

Sunday  10:35,   19 january 2020

Sydney have shored up top spot in the NBL with a 98-81 home win over South East Melbourne, with Brazilian Didi Louzada providing the spark off the bench.Coming off an away loss two days earlier to the New Zealand Breakers, the Kings led for most of... >>>

Serena Williams results, form ahead of Australian Open first-round match vs. Anastasia Potapova

Sunday  10:15,   19 january 2020

We take a closer look at Serena Williams' form ahead of her Australian Open clash against Anastasia Potapova.The American star will face teenager Anastasia Potapova in the opening round in Melbourne, where she is again among the... >>>

Diamanti injury sours United A-League win

Sunday  09:45,   19 january 2020

Western United's 3-0 A-League victory over Central Coast has come at a cost, with captain Alessandro Diamanti limping off.Besart Berisha scored twice and Mariners defender Kye Rowles put the ball in his own net, as United surged to a 3-0 lead... >>>

McGregor makes devastating UFC return with stunning first-round TKO

Sunday  08:10,   19 january 2020

Irish star Conor McGregor wasted little time against Donald Cerrone on Saturday.McGregor – fighting for the first time in 15 months – was relentless in the octagon, dropping Cerrone inside the opening round in Las Vegas... >>>

Rising Aussie fighter on brink of megastar bout

Sunday  06:30,   19 january 2020

Australian lightweight star George Kambosos Jr is one fight away from a potential clash against a boxing legend.Kambosos has verbally agreed to an IBF world title eliminator against Britain's former featherweight world champion Lee Selby.... >>>

Taipans to welcome back star NBL rookie

Sunday  05:35,   19 january 2020

Despite Cairns' 6-1 winning record without Kouat Noi in the team, his return from injury will be pivotal, Taipans coach Mike Kelly says.The 13-10 Taipans are flying on the back of a 6-1 run since Boxing Day and all but guaranteed themselves a... >>>

Legend's condition for Latrell fullback switch

Sunday  03:32,   19 january 2020

Latrell Mitchell can become an "extremely dominant" fullback for Souths provided the club keeps faith.Iconic fullback Slater has backed Mitchell's switch from centre, which is intended to start from round one of this... >>>

Federer responds to Schnur 'selfish' comment

Sunday  03:31,   19 january 2020

Roger Federer has defended himself against allegations the top players do not care about the lesser lights of the game. Smoke from the wildfires burning across Australia settled on Melbourne on Tuesday and Wednesday, leading to conditions that many... >>>

Stars 'won't risk form' heading into BBL finals: Maxwell

Sunday  03:20,   19 january 2020

The competition-leading Melbourne Stars have room to experiment heading into the BBL finals but they do not want to risk losing momentum.The Stars have 10 victories, their last eight in a row, heading into Monday night's clash against the slumping... >>>

At last: clear air, clear rules and clear-eyed Kyrgios

Sunday  03:20,   19 january 2020

After a tumultuous precede, the Australian Open is nearly ready for regular action.Swarms of people replaced swirls of smoke on a balmy Saturday afternoon at Melbourne Park. The prelude to this year's Australian Open has been wreathed in smog and... >>>

Guardiola's birthday ruined as Palace snatch point, Chelsea stunned by Newcastle

Sunday  00:41,   19 january 2020

Pep Guardiola's 49th birthday celebrations went flat as Fernandinho's late own goal forced Manchester City to settle for a 2-2 draw against Crystal Palace, while Chelsea's top-four bid was dented by a surprise 1-0 defeat at Newcastle. On >>>