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Mon 9 Dec 2019

Perth blowtorch to test cricket stars

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New Zealand is bracing for a heatwave in Perth for the pink-ball Test, with temperatures tipped to soar past 40C as the new arrivals attempt to acclimatise as...

Aussie gun calls out ’bull****’ golf cheat

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It’s golf’s worst kept secret that American Patrick Reed is hugely unpopular with fans and peers and the polarising player has been called out for ‘cheating’.

Matt Jones joins elite Australian Open list

premium_icon Matt Jones joins elite Australian Open list

Overlooked as a contender at the start of the tournament thanks to a crack field, Matt Jones became just the 19th player to win multiple Australian Opens titles.

Sun 8 Dec 2019

$2.5 million coup: Eels signing spree continues

premium_icon $2.5 million coup: Eels signing spree continues

Just days after re-signing Michael Jennings, Oregon Kaufusi and key playmaker Dylan Brown, Parramatta is poised to announce two more key signatures.

Brisbane Heat claim historic WBBL title

premium_icon Brisbane Heat claim historic WBBL title

Brisbane Heat have got in on the trophy-collecting "sister act" of Queensland sport by claiming back-to-back WBBL titles with a six-wicket win over the Strikers

Fears heightened for Boxing Day Test

Fears heightened for Boxing Day Test

The Australian summer has been thrown into turmoil with a dangerous MCG pitch causing serious headaches for those in charge

Folau just proved it was all about money

Folau just proved it was all about money

The notion Israel Folau is a martyr for his faith or flag-bearer for freedom of speech has been shown to be horses---, writes Joe Hildebrand

Basketball world erupts over Ben Simmons

Basketball world erupts over Ben Simmons

The basketball world lost its mind all over again after Ben Simmons did what many once said he was physically incapable of performing

Israel Folau’s next big move revealed

Israel Folau’s next big move revealed

With his war against Rugby Australia coming to an end last week, Israel Folau is looking to remain in the spotlight as he eyes a new home

Joshua dominates Ruiz to reclaim titles

Joshua dominates Ruiz to reclaim titles

The boxing world has savaged former heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr. who made a startling admission after losing his belts.

Joshua reclaims dignity, belts by playing it smart

premium_icon Joshua reclaims dignity, belts by playing it smart

Anthony Joshua won back his world heavyweight boxing titles by producing a disciplined and smart display to beat an out-of-shape Andy Ruiz Jr. on points in the...

Meninga's radical plan for 90-minute matches

premium_icon Meninga's radical plan for 90-minute matches

Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga has approached the ARL Commission with a unorthodox proposal he believes could generate a financial windfall for the game.

Is Izzy worth it for the Broncos?

premium_icon Is Izzy worth it for the Broncos?

The Broncos could use his talent but not his baggage, writes MIKE COLMAN.

All out for eight: cricket records tumble

All out for eight: cricket records tumble

Maldives Women’s cricket team have suffered one of the worst defeats in sporting history, with nine of their players dismissed for a duck.

‘Would have been Tinder’: Ex-Saint married to PM

premium_icon ‘Would have been Tinder’: Ex-Saint married to PM

Jon Anderson meets the ex-St Kilda VFL footballer with a penchant for wacky eyewear who married a European Prime Minister and now rubs shoulders with the Queen.

Six times: uncanny leg gully saga continues

Six times: uncanny leg gully saga continues

Some cricketers go their entire careers without being caught at leg gully. One former Australian batsmen has done so six times this summer.

Sat 7 Dec 2019

Five-star Sydney demolish Roar

premium_icon Five-star Sydney demolish Roar

Sydney FC striker Adam LeFondre scored a hat-trick as his side ran rampant against a hapless Brisbane Roar outfit.

Strike Force Raptor warn NRL of Pacific Island gang threat

premium_icon Strike Force Raptor warn NRL of Pacific Island gang threat

Elite tactical police have warned the National Rugby League that a deadly grudge between warring Pacific Islander gangs is set to erupt in the stands in 2020.

Folau plots NRL comeback plan

premium_icon Folau plots NRL comeback plan

Rugby league boss Peter V’landys made it clear recently there is no place for Israel Folau in the NRL. But the sacked Wallabies star is determined to play.

Fri 6 Dec 2019

Wools-Cobb eager to press on at Open

premium_icon Wools-Cobb eager to press on at Open

Maroochy River’s Shae Wools-Cobb says he has exceeded all expectations by making his first Australian Open cut and is confident he can maintain the form.

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