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Whopping 48 sixes, 70 fours in Bangladesh cricket run-fest

Tuesday  12:31,   28 january 2020

Batsmen hit a staggering 48 sixes and 70 fours in a Bangladesh second division 50-over match in which a combined 818 runs were scored .North Bengal Cricket Academy won by 46 runs after they racked up 432-4 and restricted Talent Hunt Cricket Academy... >>>

Ashleigh Barty feeling no pressure after making Australian Open semi-finals for the first time

Tuesday  12:25,   28 january 2020

Public expectation is growing that the Australian can break a lengthy title drought in Melbourne, but the world number one says she is happily ignoring the hype.Not that she is rude or unappreciative of the nation's support, as Barty only ever... >>>

Pucovski to captain CA XI against England Lions

Tuesday  12:25,   28 january 2020

Will Pucovski's leadership credentials will be on show next week with the young gun set to be named captain of a Cricket Australia XI to take on the touring England Lions. CA are set to confirm on Wednesday that the emerging batting star will... >>>

Fines aplenty dished out to players at Australian Open

Tuesday  11:50,   28 january 2020

The women at this year's Australian Open have been well behaved on the court. The same can't be said about the men.More than $65,000 worth of fines have been handed out to tennis' bad boys so far in the Australian Open, while only one woman... >>>

Nadal turns his focus to Thiem at Open

Tuesday  11:20,   28 january 2020

Through to the Australian Open quarter-finals for the first time, Dominic Thiem will face a familiar and formidable foe in Rafael Nadal.If Dominic Thiem is looking for any extra sliver of encouragement ahead of his forbidding Australian Open... >>>

Kobe Bryant Will Be Posthumously Inducted Into The Hall Of Fame

Tuesday  11:15,   28 january 2020

Kobe Bryant Hublot and Kobe Bryant launch Hero Villain watch, Los Angeles, America – 18 May 2016 This past Sunday, former NBA player Kobe Bryant, 41, passed away in a tragic helicopter crash in Calabasas, California along with his daughter, Gianna,... >>>

Australian Open 2020: Roger Federer survives major scare to defeat Tennys Sandgren

Tuesday  10:25,   28 january 2020

Australian Open 2020: Roger Federer survives major scare to defeat Tennys SandgrenRoger Federer has survived a major scare against American Tennys Sandgren during the quarter-finals of the Australian... >>>

Ex-tennis star calls for renaming of Margaret Court Arena

Tuesday  09:50,   28 january 2020

Retired female tennis star Martina Navratilova has made an impassioned plea for Margaret Court Arena to be renamed after slamming the controversial champion for her homophobia. Navratilova, who won 18 grand slams before retiring in 2006, has called... >>>

'Crazy' Goran's problem with Kyrgios generation

Tuesday  09:05,   28 january 2020

Nick Kyrgios has impressed a former Wimbledon champion, who has predicted that he will rule the tennis world.Ivanisevic, who is set to become the first Croatian to be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame later this year, said the... >>>

Bond backs Khawaja to fire in BBL finals

Tuesday  08:30,   28 january 2020

Sydney Thunder's Usman Khawaja, having starred in the BBL finals the only time the team won the title, is being backed by his coach to improve his batting. Under the new five-team finals format, the fifth-placed Thunder must beat each of the... >>>

Murray tied to Estonia's Open title hope

Tuesday  08:20,   28 january 2020

The coach of quarter-finalist Anett Kontaveit is Andy Murray's father-in-law Nigel Sears, who has been in contact with the five-time Open finalist. Murray missed the Melbourne tournament with a pelvic injury but his father-in-law Nigel Sears... >>>

'Devastated' and 'heartbroken' Allen Iverson pens heartfelt tribute to Kobe Bryant

Tuesday  07:35,   28 january 2020

Iverson and Bryant entered the NBA together in 1996, carving out a long-running rivalry throughout their storied careers.Iverson released a statement on Instagram, alongside a photo of Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, who also passed away >>>

'Heartbroken' LeBron breaks silence on Kobe

Tuesday  06:30,   28 january 2020

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James has broken his silence on the tragic death of his great friend Kobe Bryant.James is one of many grieving today after a helicopter clash in California claimed the lives of Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna... >>>

Barty wins quarter-final rematch against Kvitova

Tuesday  06:10,   28 january 2020

Ash Barty stormed into her maiden Australian Open semi-finals on Tuesday with an emphatic 7-6(6) 6-2 win over Petra Kvitova that avenged her defeat to the hard-hitting Czech in last year's quarter-final at Melbourne Park.Thrashed 6-1 6-4 by Kvitova... >>>