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Wed 20 Nov 2019

Tennis love story too good to be true

Tennis love story too good to be true

They were the new power couple at the top of the tennis world but recent on-court triumphs hid the real story about this star duo.

'Superior surf experience': Surf ranch won't use US model

premium_icon 'Superior surf experience': Surf ranch won't use US model

The World Surf League says its US pricing model for the Kelly Slater Wave Pool technology won’t work in Australia, and there's no plan to copy it for the Coast.

Tue 19 Nov 2019

Barty isn’t just a freak at tennis, cricket

Barty isn’t just a freak at tennis, cricket

Renegades WBBL wicketkeeper Josie Dooley believes world tennis No.1 Ash Barty would have played cricket for Australia and could have dominated in golf too

Big Blue on mission to conquer Cheltenham jumps festival

Big Blue on mission to conquer Cheltenham jumps festival

In a reversal of trends, potential top jumper Big Blue will return to the northern hemisphere to target the Cheltenham jumps festival next year

Olyroos stars banned over Cambodia incident

Olyroos stars banned over Cambodia incident

Four of Australia’s under-23 football side have received bans, including a trio now ineligible for the Olympics after a night out involving a woman

Junior footy club goes to war with federal MP

premium_icon Junior footy club goes to war with federal MP

A war of words has erupted between a Brisbane junior sporting club and a Federal MP over a lack of financial support for a recent $2 million upgrade

Starc, Head and Burns get the nod for first Test

Starc, Head and Burns get the nod for first Test

Australia coach Justin Langer has confirmed Mitchell Starc, Travis Head and Joe Burns will play in the summer's first Test at the Gabba.

AFLW star sledged over body shape

AFLW star sledged over body shape

Former AFLW star Sarah Perkins has taken to social media to share a story about how she was fat shamed by a man

Titans secure key piece of club’s future

premium_icon Titans secure key piece of club’s future

Gold Coast has beaten off interested NRL rivals to lock in 22-year-old flyer Phillip Sami to the club, with enforcer Jai Arrow next on their retention list

Chris Lynn blasts record in Abu Dhabi T10 League

Chris Lynn blasts record in Abu Dhabi T10 League

Big Bash freak Chris Lynn has gone ballistic to score the highest total ever seen in T10 cricket — just days after his contract was torn up

ACA boss hits out over WBBL player's ban

ACA boss hits out over WBBL player's ban

Australian Cricketers' Association chief Alistair Nicholson believes WBBL player Emily Smith's ban for a social media mishap is too severe

Ball boy swindled in $50,000 tennis blunder

Ball boy swindled in $50,000 tennis blunder

Justin Arrington-Holmes was handed a once in a lifetime opportunity but is kicking himself after his sorry mistake with a piece of sporting immortality.

Dragons bolster stocks with Kiwi veteran Issac Luke

premium_icon Dragons bolster stocks with Kiwi veteran Issac Luke

The Dragons' hooking ranks have been handed a major boost with the signing of Warriors rake Issac Luke following the departure of promising hooker Reece Robson

Ferrari orders drivers to face grilling

Ferrari orders drivers to face grilling

“Disillusioned” Ferrari ace Sebastian Vettel and his rich contract are reportedly up in the air as Ferrari flirts with major operational changes

Miss World tilting the battle for Jai Arrow's signature

Miss World tilting the battle for Jai Arrow's signature

The opportunity for his girlfriend to take her modelling career to the next level is swaying the future of Jai Arrow, one of the NRL’s most in-demand stars

Incredible soccer photo goes viral

Incredible soccer photo goes viral

A photo highlighting the incredible size difference between two soccer players in an under-15 match was widely circulated online this week

Bozza slams claims A-League is cooked

Bozza slams claims A-League is cooked

Mark Bosnich blew up over suggestions the NBL is making the A-League look bad after a controversial article comparing the two sports.

Kangaroos knocked off in rankings shake-up

Kangaroos knocked off in rankings shake-up

Australia is no longer the top rugby league nation in the world after paying a heavy price for its embarrassing loss to Tonga.

Life after Latrell: Roosters unveil future stars

premium_icon Life after Latrell: Roosters unveil future stars

Trent Robinson will take the Sydney Roosters’ next generation of stars on a tough initiation pre-season camp in New Zealand this week.

Tim Paine ponders Test future

Tim Paine ponders Test future

Tim Paine has said the upcoming Test series against Pakistan and New Zealand may be the last time he captains Australia at home.

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