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Melbourne Storm sign NRL journeyman Brenko Lee, reports

Wednesday  19:26,   22 january 2020

Lee will reportedly join his fourth NRL club in six seasons after signing a short-term deal with the Storm.Lee had committed to a contract with Intrust Super Cup side and Storm feeder club Easts Tigers after new Titans coach Justin Holbrook opted... >>>

Federer respects next Open rival Millman

Wednesday  19:20,   22 january 2020

Roger Federer says he has plenty of respect for his next Australian Open opponent John Millman, who famously beat the Swiss Master at the US Open.Federer was unstoppable in his round two match against Serbian Filip Krajinovic, taking just over an... >>>

Maverick De Kock promises a street-smart approach as ODI skipper

Wednesday  18:55,   22 january 2020

Maverick De Kock promises a street-smart approach as ODI skipperThe wicketkeeper-batsman, who has replaced Faf du Plessis as skipper of the 50-over team, said his style of leadership will be just like his unorthodox performances with the bat – where >>>

Lehmann welcomes Smith's BBL return

Wednesday  18:51,   22 january 2020

Brisbane Heat coach Darren Lehmann admits he is looking forward to Steve Smith's long awaited Big Bash League return in Thursday's clash with Sydney Sixers.But Lehmann will ensure Brisbane keep their eyes on the prize, saying only a finals... >>>

Serena Williams shows off koala nail art at the Australian Open... after donating entire prize money from the Auckland Classic to bushfire relief

Wednesday  18:41,   22 january 2020

Serena Williams is arguably the most stylish tennis player of all time. On Wednesday, the American champion proudly showed off her love for Australia through her nail art at the tennis in Melbourne. Taking to the court for her second round match in... >>>

Evans set to skip Tokyo Olympics

Wednesday  16:35,   22 january 2020

Dan Evans is set to reject the chance to represent Great Britain at the Tokyo Olympics. © Getty Britain's Dan Evans is set to reject the chance to play at this summer's Tokyo Olympics The British No 1 is currently at a career-high ranking of 32 in... >>>

Aussie tennis star Jordan Thompson destroys his racquet in extraordinary on-court meltdown before losing epic five-set thriller

Wednesday  16:35,   22 january 2020

The 24-year-old Sydneysider lashed out in his second round clash with Italian number 12 seed Fabio Fognini. After losing the first set in a tiebreak and slumping to 5-1 in the second, Thompson hit a backhand long before venting his frustration on... >>>

BBL09: Adelaide Strikers stun table-topping Melbourne Stars

Wednesday  15:55,   22 january 2020

Jono Wells made an unbeaten half-century to help Adelaide Strikers to victory over BBL leaders Melbourne Stars.Jono Wells was instrumental to the Strikers' 4-162, sharing in an unbroken fifth-wicket stand of 71 with Matthew Short, before the duo of... >>>

Ash Barty through to Australian Open third round, Petra Kvitova and Naomi Osaka post wins

Wednesday  15:26,   22 january 2020

After a brief scare in the opening round, the world number one produces a solid display to secure a berth in the third round at Melbourne Park, as she looks to become the first Australian in 42 years to lift the women's trophy.World number one... >>>

Raonic sets up Open clash with Tsitsipas

Wednesday  15:10,   22 january 2020

Former Australian Open finalist Marin Cilic has won through to the third round at Melbourne Park after winning a five-set epic against Frenchman Benoit Paire.Continuing his comeback from an injury-marred 2019, Raonic outclassed exciting young... >>>

Tennys is back! Sandgren downs eighth seed Berrettini in five sets

Wednesday  15:00,   22 january 2020

Tennys is back! Sandgren downs eighth seed Berrettini in five setsThe world number 100 felt he rode his luck a little after giving up the third and fourth sets to the eighth seeded Italian young gun with barely a whimper before rallying to snatch... >>>

Federer faces Millman after round two romp

Wednesday  14:30,   22 january 2020

Roger Federer has swept aside Serbian Filip Krajinovic to set up an Australian Open third round clash with local hope John Millman.An ageless Roger Federer left Filip Krajinovic's head spinning as he raced into the Australian Open third round with a >>>

The Kyrgios difference: a style of his own

Wednesday  14:06,   22 january 2020

Discussions of Nick Kyrgios's unique nature focus almost entirely on his eccentric behaviour. What is less appreciated by the public is that Kyrgios stands apart from the pack, too, in terms of how he plays the sport. John Newcombe, who's seen... >>>

Blessed Woods admits age is affecting his game

Wednesday  13:50,   22 january 2020

Blessed Woods admits age is affecting his gameThe American, who makes his season debut at the Farmers Insurance Open on Thursday, said he was blessed to be competing after back injuries threatened to end his storied... >>>

The Quiet Confidence of Naomi Osaka

Wednesday  13:50,   22 january 2020

As the reigning Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka opened her season earlier this month, she checked herself as she expressed her goals for the rest of the year. As the reigning Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka opened her season earlier... >>>