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David Warner dealt injury blow while playing in Bangladesh

Warner picks up elbow injury on Sylhet Sixers dutyBanned batsman to return to Australia for assessmentDavid Warner will return to Australia to have an elbow injury assessed, but the suspended star’s pain won’t stop him playing another two matches befor…

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Ashleigh Barty loses coach but wins latest Australian Open encounter

Barty beats China’s Yafan Wang 6-2, 6-3 in MelbourneWin comes with ill coach Craig Tyzzer in quarantinePlaying with freedom and no fear, Ashleigh Barty has powered into the Australian Open third round without even a coach. Barty clubbed China’s Yafan W…

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Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni fire India to series-levelling win over Australia

Australia 298-9 (50 overs); India 299-4 (49.2 overs)Series tied at 1-1 heading to final game at MCGAnother Virat Kohli masterclass propelled India to a six-wicket win against Australia to square their limited overs series at one-all. Chasing 299 runs t…

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Bernard Tomic launches attack on Lleyton Hewitt: ‘No one likes him’

• Tomic broadside on Davis Cup captain at Australian Open • Hewitt accused of promoting talent for financial gainBernard Tomic has launched an astonishing broadside at Lleyton Hewitt on his way out of the Australian Open, accusing the Davis Cup captain…

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‘We need to talk about this’: Markus Babbel lashes ‘blind’ FFA on refereeing

Wanderers fall to late Glory winner in 4-3 thrillerControversial penalty scored by Perth’s JuandeWestern Sydney coach Markus Babbel has criticised the quality of refereeing in the A-League, saying Football Federation Australia are “blind” if they can’t…

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Australia survive netball Quad Series scare against South Africa

Diamonds seal 62-45 win in LiverpoolGretel Tippett lands 30 of 32 shotsGretel Tippett stood tallest in the absence of captain Caitlin Bassett as a rusty Australia beat South Africa 62-45 in the opening Quad Series Test in Liverpool.The world champions …

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Australia survive netball Quad Series scare against South Africa

Diamonds seal 62-45 win in LiverpoolGretel Tippett lands 30 of 32 shotsGretel Tippett stood tallest in the absence of captain Caitlin Bassett as a rusty Australia beat South Africa 62-45 in the opening Quad Series Test in Liverpool.The world champions …

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Inexperienced Australians shock India in first ODI

Australia 288-5, India 254-9; hosts win by 34 runsJhye Richardson starred with the ball taking 4-26Australia’s reserve pace bowlers and recalled batters shocked India by 34 runs at the SCG, where even Rohit Sharma’s 133-run knock couldn’t overhaul the …

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Australia coach Justin Langer shoots down Glenn Maxwell ‘whispers’

Maxwell overlooked again for Sri Lanka Test series Langer denies omission due to Maxwell’s characterJustin Langer has teed off at “careless whispers” about Australian cricket, tensely firing back at suggestions Glenn Maxwell has been mistreated or misa…

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Alternative ground demanded after ‘unsafe’ pitch reduces W-League to farce

Melbourne derby marred by surface at Epping StadiumCity coach Rado Vidosic calls for improvement Melbourne City coach Rado Vidosic has urged the W-League to dramatically improve or abandon Epping Stadium after their 1-0 derby loss to Melbourne Victory….

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Broken hand unlikely to stop Tom Rogic facing Palestine at Asian Cup

Socceroos midfielder completes training session Andrew Nabbout also gives coach Graham Arnold boostAttacking midfielder Tom Rogic looks all clear to play in the Socceroos’ Asian Cup clash with Palestine on Friday. While there has been no official word …

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Underarm serve between legs seals Bernard Tomic win over Nick Kyrgios

Kyrgios sees funny side of trick shot on match pointTomic wins first meeting with Kyrgios 6-3, 6-4Squaring off for the first time in their careers as they prepare for next week’s Australian Open, Bernard Tomic dominated his higher-ranked opponent Nick …

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NRL club to employ social minders to create ‘safe’ environment for all

New measures come after Cowboys’ Scott Bolton admitted touching a womanNRL club North Queensland will employ minders for players after forward Scott Bolton admitted to drunkenly touching a woman’s upper thigh in a Sydney court this week.Cowboys coach P…

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Australia selectors face big calls for two-Test Sri Lanka series

Top six focus of attention for upcoming matchesMarsh brothers and Peter Handscomb unsure of placesAustralia’s selectors are expected to opt against wholesale changes for the upcoming Sri Lanka series, while some Test batsmen could potentially be rolled…

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Luke Durbridge upsets Rohan Dennis to claim Australian title

Mitchelton-Scott rider wins time trial in BuninyongGrace Brown wins women’s race on final dayLuke Durbridge has sprung a major surprise, beating world champion Rohan Dennis to win the time trial at the Australian road cycling championships. Related: Sa…

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New balls please: Bernard Tomic hits out at ‘cheap’ Australian Open balls

World No 85 beats Jack Sock 5-7, 6-4, 10-6 at KooyongTomic faces Nick Kyrgios for first time on WednesdayBernard Tomic is not a fan of the new Australian Open tennis balls, saying the change to Dunlops was “terrible”. As part of a five-year deal Dunlop…

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Tom Rogic to be assessed by Socceroos after breaking hand at Asian Cup

Specialist to determine extent of broken bone Australia already missing host of injured playersAustralia’s Asian Cup campaign has suffered yet another injury blow with Tom Rogic breaking a bone in his hand during Sunday’s 1-0 loss to Jordan.The 26-year…

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Sydney to host inaugural ATP Cup finals next year

Event to comprise three eight-team groupsBrisbane and a third city will also host group stagesSydney has won finals hosting rights for the inaugural 24-team ATP Cup men’s tennis tournament in January next year. It will also host part of the group stage…

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India secure historic Test series win after final day washed out

Persistent drizzle results in fourth Test draw at SCGIndia win for first time in Australia for 71 yearsWet weather helped Australia to escape with a draw at a sodden SCG, where India made history by completing a 2-1 series victory. Play was eventually …

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India force follow on as Australia pick up more unwanted records

India 622-7 dec; Australia 300 & 6-0 (off four overs)Australia struggle again on weather-affected day fourIndia became the first team to have the option of asking Australia to follow on twice in a home summer as the hosts’ list of unwanted records …