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Fri 22 Jan 2021

Troubling detail in incredible cricket image

Troubling detail in incredible cricket image

An Indian hero was treated like royalty after returning home from Australia, but not everything about his arrival was worth cheering for.

Whingeing star tests positive for virus

Whingeing star tests positive for virus

A tennis star complaining about being forced to quarantine for 14 days in Melbourne has become the first female player to contract COVID-19.

Thu 21 Jan 2021

REPLAYS: Queensland Water Polo grand final day one games

Premium Content REPLAYS: Queensland Water Polo grand final day one games

REPLAYS: All the action from the grand finals of the Water Polo Queensland state titles on the Gold Coast on Thursday.

‘Hasn’t murdered anyone’: Great calls for captain Haas

Premium Content ‘Hasn’t murdered anyone’: Great calls for captain Haas

Broncos legend Corey Parker has urged Kevin Walters not to expel Payne Haas from the captaincy race.

Barty time: Star bound for SA as house party limits eased

Premium Content Barty time: Star bound for SA as house party limits eased

It’s party time as the cap on house parties is lifted, the Ash Barty Party heads to SA – and two top leaders celebrate birthdays.

Aussie player’s epic quarantine roast

Aussie player’s epic quarantine roast

In the space of just 30 seconds Aussie tennis player Ellen Perez has brutally burned almost every whiner inside hotel quarantine.

The one legacy McGregor wants to leave behind

Premium Content The one legacy McGregor wants to leave behind

He has money, fame and titles. But UFC legend Conor McGregor wants to leave behind just one thing when his career is over.

‘Pretty ordinary’: PM slams Aus Day move

‘Pretty ordinary’: PM slams Aus Day move

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has lashed out at Cricket Australia over its decision to rebrand the Big Bash League on Australia Day.

Novak Djokovic writes another letter

Novak Djokovic writes another letter

The men’s world number one says he is not “selfish, difficult and ungrateful” despite copping a pasting from the Aussie public.

Champ wants McGregor not Tszyu

Champ wants McGregor not Tszyu

The man who holds the world title Tim Tszyu has his eye on appears far more interested in fighting Conor McGregor.

Barrett’s pick to lead Bulldogs revival

Premium Content Barrett’s pick to lead Bulldogs revival

The Bulldogs are rebuilding under Trent Barrett, and in our exclusive Q&A the new coach gives insight into how the team is coming together.

Seven lessons brave Indians taught Australia

Premium Content Seven lessons brave Indians taught Australia

They stormed the Gabbatoir, decimated by injury, and left with an epic Test series win. Now Australia must learn from India’s heroic efforts.

The people have spoken - Tim Paine’s got to go

Premium Content The people have spoken - Tim Paine’s got to go

As support for Tim Paine to remain as Australia’s Test captain wanes, one former selector says there’s a major problem should he be replaced.

Rich list: Are KFC SuperCoach elite worth big bucks?

Premium Content Rich list: Are KFC SuperCoach elite worth big bucks?

Who are the top-priced KFC SuperCoach players at every club — and are they worth a big chunk of your salary cap? See our expert ratings.

Star Aussie trio unceremoniously axed

Star Aussie trio unceremoniously axed

A rough week for our cricketers got worse overnight as three superstars were given the chop by their IPL franchises.

Cricket’s big change to Australia Day bonanza

Premium Content Cricket’s big change to Australia Day bonanza

Cricket fans will notice a big change to the BBL bonanza planned for Australia Day — one Cricket Australia hopes will make the game more inclusive.

$1.2bn Kelly Slater surf ranch push unfazed by ‘rival’ bid

Premium Content $1.2bn Kelly Slater surf ranch push unfazed by ‘rival’ bid

A key figure behind the push for a Kelly Slater surf ranch on the Coast is unconcerned about another wave park in the pipeline.

Wed 20 Jan 2021

Aus Open boss justifies elite’s preferential treatment

Premium Content Aus Open boss justifies elite’s preferential treatment

The issue of preferential treatment being afforded to the tennis elite refuses to go away but Australian Open CEO Craig Tiley has a message for the whingers.

Ash Barty says health must come first amid tennis saga

Premium Content Ash Barty says health must come first amid tennis saga

World no.1 Ash Barty has spoken out amid Australian Open hopefuls’ hotel quarantine complaints — saying the safety of Victorians must come first.

Shirtless Djokovic emerges after backlash

Shirtless Djokovic emerges after backlash

Shirtless and smiling from his balcony, Novak Djokovic appeared in good spirits from quarantine despite his Open demands being knocked back.

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