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Big comeback books Barty's place in the final

Friday  22:16,   17 january 2020

Australian Ash Barty has stormed into the championship match of the Adelaide International after defeating American Danielle Collins. Barty pulled off a stunning comeback to defeat the world No.27 in three sets, 3-6 6-3 7-6.The Aussie endured a... >>>

Aussie Finch knew India had stumped him

Friday  22:14,   17 january 2020

Aaron Finch told Steve Smith he believed he was out of his crease before the third umpire controversially gave him out stumped in Australia's loss to India.Finch was given out by third umpire Michael Gough on 33, after more than two minutes of... >>>

Kohli's kryptonite strikes for the fifth time

Friday  22:12,   17 january 2020

Legspinner Adam Zampa dismissed Virat Kohli for the fifth time in ODI cricket in Australia's second match with India.The Indian skipper's time at the crease came to an end on 78... >>>

Phoenix coach asks refs to 'let them play'

Friday  19:21,   17 january 2020

South East Melbourne coach Simon Mitchell says that too many "ticky touchwood fouls" hampered the flow of his NBL side's match in Perth.The first-year NBL coach echoes calls from the Perth crowd on Friday night to not make so many "ticky... >>>

Andrey Rublev on course for second title in 2020 after reaching Adelaide International final

Friday  19:10,   17 january 2020

Russian Andrey Rublev has started the year in scintillating form, reaching his second final of 2020 on Friday at the Adelaide International.The Russian won 7-6 (7-5) 6-7 (7-9) 6-4 in a three-hour test, putting him one step away from a second title... >>>

Strikers' Salt vows to keep firing in BBL

Friday  19:00,   17 january 2020

A heart-to-heart with AB de Villiers and a resolve to back in his aggressive style spurred Phil Salt to his blistering knock against the Heat.Salt crunched an unbeaten 67 off 38 deliveries - including five sixes from his last 13 balls - as the... >>>

Rejigged India level series despite Smith defiance

Friday  18:53,   17 january 2020

Rejigged India level series despite Smith defianceSteve Smith kept Australia on course with a typically busy 98 before dragging the ball onto his stumps and the tourists were all out for 304 in the final... >>>

Team Cricket take spoils in last-ball thriller

Friday  16:25,   17 january 2020

Mahela Jayawardene almost got Team Rugby home in Napier.A year ago, Team Rugby score the upset win at Hagley Oval in Christchurch and looked on course for back-to-backs in the final over at McLean... >>>

Will Serena's wait finally be over in Melbourne?

Friday  16:05,   17 january 2020

Serena Williams has been bidding to equal Margaret Court's all-time record of 24 major singles titles since 2017, will the wait soon be over? 1/4 SLIDES © Getty The Australian Open marks the next opportunity to create more tennis history 2/4... >>>

Wildcats close gap on Kings

Friday  15:16,   17 january 2020

The Wildcats have joined the Sydney Kings at the top of the NBL table with a thumping 26-point win over the South East Melbourne Phoenix in Perth.Just hours after the Kings lost to New Zealand on Friday night, the Wildcats shrugged off a lacklustre... >>>

India hit 340-6 against Australia in second ODI

Friday  14:30,   17 january 2020

India fought back on Friday from their humiliating defeat by Australia in the opening one-day international, plundering 340 for six in their bid to level the series. © Jewel SAMAD Virat Kohli hit 78 as India struck back against Australia Shikhar... >>>

A 21-year-old American who started training like a 'female Spartan' at age 3 is determined to become the youngest champion the UFC has ever seen

Friday  14:10,   17 january 2020

Maycee Barber is a 21-year-old American who has vowed to break a UFC record. A "female Spartan," Barber wants to become a UFC champion faster than Jon Jones, when he won the UFC light heavyweight belt aged 23.Barber competes at the UFC 246 event in... >>>

Queensland Olympic games will be ‘worth its weight in gold’: Smith

Friday  13:50,   17 january 2020

Sky News host Chris Smith says a potential Queensland 2032 Olympics will be “a great thing for rural Australia” as he dismisses One Nation Senator Pauline Hanson’s assertion the games will be bad for regional Queensland. Your browser does not... >>>

Kagiso Rabada to miss fourth Test after Joe Root celebration

Friday  13:31,   17 january 2020

South Africa seamer Kagiso Rabada has collected his fourth demerit point in 24 months and will miss the fourth Test with England.Rabada was also fined 15 per cent of his match fee after being found guilty of a Level 1 breach of the ICC's code of... >>>

Reds beat Victory to end losing streak

Friday  13:10,   17 january 2020

Adelaide United ended its four-game A-League losing streak with a 1-0 over Melbourne Victory on home soil.The Reds returned to the winners list in Carlos Salvachua's first game in charge of the Victory after former United boss Marco Kurz was removed >>>