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Tue 21 Jan 2020

Aussie wildcard’s ‘dream’ $128k victory after Millman wins

premium_icon Aussie wildcard’s ‘dream’ $128k victory after Millman wins

At the Australian Open, Marc Polmans, sporting the greatest hat in tennis, has lined up the biggest pay cheque - by far - of his career

Australian Open wrap: Rafa on track for second title

premium_icon Australian Open wrap: Rafa on track for second title

Rafael Nadal has delivered a typically ruthless win over Bolivian Hugo Dellien. The 2009 champ is on track to join Rod Laver and Roy Emerson in a unique honour

Glamorous tennis WAGs spice up Australian Open

premium_icon Glamorous tennis WAGs spice up Australian Open

They’re the plus-ones of some of the tennis world’s biggest stars. From models to moguls, these are the players' wives and girlfriends at the 2020 Australian Open

Over and out? Depressing Sharapova slump hits new low

premium_icon Over and out? Depressing Sharapova slump hits new low

Former world No.1 Maria Sharapova has blown a 4-1 second set lead to slump to a third consecutive first-round grand slam loss – with her tennis comeback taking...

The Logue Down: Aussie Aron Baynes linked with NBA move

premium_icon The Logue Down: Aussie Aron Baynes linked with NBA move

Australian Aron Baynes has emerged as a wanted commodity as NBA championship contenders look to bolster their line-ups before the trade window closes

Kyrgios rehabilitation regime to undergo test at Open today

Kyrgios rehabilitation regime to undergo test at Open today

The Nick Kyrgios rehabilitation regime will undergo its first big test of the summer today, when he and a dozen other Aussies start their Open campaign

Serena delivers royal smackdown

premium_icon Serena delivers royal smackdown

Serena Williams has quickly dismissed a tennis journo's query about Harry and Meghan's move from the royal family

Matildas headed for deadly virus outbreak

premium_icon Matildas headed for deadly virus outbreak

Concern is growing over the spread of a deadly virus centred on the Chinese city where the Matildas are due to kick off their Olympic qualifying campaign

Serena explains Dustin Martin no-show

premium_icon Serena explains Dustin Martin no-show

Serena Williams and Dustin Martin became friends after meeting in the Maldives last year. But the Australian Open is a Dusty-free zone.

Beaten Stosur eyeing return for 19th Open tilt

Beaten Stosur eyeing return for 19th Open tilt

Rising 36, Samantha Stosur is vowing to return for a 19th Australian Open tilt despite another disappointing first-round exit

Star destroys his $321,000 Lamborghini

Star destroys his $321,000 Lamborghini

Manchester United’s Sergio Romero walked away unharmed after destroying his pristine white Lamborghini while driving to training.

Karl savages ‘disgusting’ Aus Open act

Karl savages ‘disgusting’ Aus Open act

Karl Stefanovic has take aim at French tennis player Elliot Benchetrit after the Australian Open competitor made a bizarre request.

‘It’s just chaos’: Barty’s bedlam

‘It’s just chaos’: Barty’s bedlam

Ash Barty has revealed her greatest weapon to end Australia’s 42-year wait for a women’s singles champion in Melbourne after a stunning comeback.

KFC SuperCoach: 11 secret reasons to sign up NOW

KFC SuperCoach: 11 secret reasons to sign up NOW

NRL SuperCoach is back — bigger and better than ever before. And with KFC as major sponsor, get prepped for a finger lickin’ season ahead.

‘It doesn't belong in tennis’: Shock as star slams own fans

premium_icon ‘It doesn't belong in tennis’: Shock as star slams own fans

Tsitsipas is far from thrilled with some of his own supporters after a vocal contingent of fans took their admiration for the 21-year-old too far. 

No Wanderer: Harry told to Kewell his jets

premium_icon No Wanderer: Harry told to Kewell his jets

The Western Sydney Wanderers have been warned off signing Harry Kewell to replace coach Markus Babbel.

Raiders run for cover as hail storm lashes training

premium_icon Raiders run for cover as hail storm lashes training

Smoke haze from the bushfire crisis forced the Raiders to relocate to the Sunshine Coast — now players were left running for cover after a freak hail storm.

Barty survives almighty scare against world No.120

premium_icon Barty survives almighty scare against world No.120

World No.1 Ash Barty was forced to come from a set down in her opening Australian Open clash, but the news wasn’t as good for herself national teammate.

Scorchers thump fumbly Thunder as finals race heats up

Scorchers thump fumbly Thunder as finals race heats up

Perth Scorchers have won the battle of the Englishmen on the way to a thumping eight-wicket triumph over the Sydney Thunder at Optus Stadium.

Mon 20 Jan 2020

'Why I sold my baggy green'

premium_icon 'Why I sold my baggy green'

I knew the best way I could help during the bushfires was with a gesture that meant something, writes Shane Warne.

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