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Tue 23 Jul 2019

Horton cops brutal reality check

Horton cops brutal reality check

Mack Horton’s re-match with rival Sun Yang has been dashed at the final hurdle after the Aussie star was dealt a heavy blow on Tuesday

Ill Ledecky to miss clash with Titmus in 200m freestyle

Ill Ledecky to miss clash with Titmus in 200m freestyle

American great Katie Ledecky and Australia's Emma McKeon have both pulled out of the 200m freestyle at the world swimming titles in South Korea.

Former NRL star Ben Barba sells Shire home at a loss

Former NRL star Ben Barba sells Shire home at a loss

Former NRL star Ben Barba has sold in the Sutherland Shire for a loss, offloading his two-bedroom home for nearly $100,000 less than what he paid in 2014

Gould lashes ‘ridiculous hysteria’

Gould lashes ‘ridiculous hysteria’

Phil Gould has revealed “shattered” ARL Commissioner Mark Coyne is scared to leave his house while debate rages about his resignation

Sterlo: secret weapon can catapult Broncos into finals

Sterlo: secret weapon can catapult Broncos into finals

League legend Peter Sterling believes the Broncos have a dangerous advantage in the race to break into the top eight in time for the finals

‘Stupidity’: Legend slams banned Collingwood star

‘Stupidity’: Legend slams banned Collingwood star

Suspended Collingwood star Jaidyn Stephenson has come under fire over social media posts from the weekend while on holidays

Djokovic rocked by marriage claims

Djokovic rocked by marriage claims

Having his wife and son watch as he won Wimbledon last year was Novak Djokovic’s happiest moment. Their no-show in 2019 has tongues wagging

Hail Mary: Dragons set to punt on injured star

Hail Mary: Dragons set to punt on injured star

Dragons skipper Gareth Widdop is firming for a return against the Rabbitohs in Round 19, which will force a backline reshuffle in Paul McGregor’s side.

Warne’s shock Aussie Ashes snub

Warne’s shock Aussie Ashes snub

Australian cricket legend Shane Warne has named his squad for the upcoming Ashes series, but one batsmen couldn’t earn a spot.

How Le Tour deals with graffiti penises

How Le Tour deals with graffiti penises

Meet the two men with the strangest job at the Tour de France — their task is to travel the course of the Tour converting NSFW graffiti into works of art.

China hits back at Mack Horton

China hits back at Mack Horton

Swimming Australia and Chinese media have reacted to Mack Horton’s controversial protest as one influential figure accused him of going too far.

Ronaldo cleared of rape charges

Ronaldo cleared of rape charges

Cristiano Ronaldo has been cleared of rape charges relating to a 2009 incident in Las Vegas as ‘claims can’t be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.’

Explosive $18m claim rocks Ricciardo

Explosive $18m claim rocks Ricciardo

News of a bitter personal dispute between Daniel Ricciardo and his former advisor has emerged amid reports of an $18 million lawsuit.

Aussie upstages Sun Yang, joins Thorpe

Aussie upstages Sun Yang, joins Thorpe

A 21-year-old Aussie star came from nowhere to outshine controversial Chinese swimmer Sun Yang and put the world on notice.

Fresh twist as swimming slaps Horton

Fresh twist as swimming slaps Horton

Mack Horton will be officially warned by swimming’s governing body, who denounced the Aussie star’s protest against Sun Yang.

Mon 22 Jul 2019

Black day for Aussie netball as era ends

Black day for Aussie netball as era ends

New Zealand denied Australia a fourth consecutive world netball championship in thrilling fashion with a one-goal win in Liverpool.

Aussie teen sensation shocks the world

Aussie teen sensation shocks the world

Few things are as certain as US swimming superstar Katie Ledecky winning every 400m race she starts — until now.

Sat 20 Jul 2019

Jake Friend injured as Roosters thump Newcastle

Jake Friend injured as Roosters thump Newcastle

Sydney Roosters hooker Jake Friend has suffered a suspected forearm injury in his side's 48-10 NRL thumping of Newcastle at the SCG on Saturday

Carlton's surge under caretaker continues with win over Suns

Carlton's surge under caretaker continues with win over Suns

Cellar-dwelling Gold Coast's AFL woes have continued with a 24-point loss to fellow strugglers Carlton at Marvel Stadium on Saturday

Tigers close in on top four after fourth win in a row

Tigers close in on top four after fourth win in a row

Richmond have climbed to outright fifth on the AFL ladder with a comprehensive 38-point victory over Port Adelaide at the MCG on Saturday

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