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21 January 2018 1:29 PM Australian Open 2018: Grigor Dimitrov survives a spirited challenge from Nick Kyrgios

Nick Kyrgios lost. Neither wild Nick nor mild Nick, angry nor placid, nice guy or bad boy. He was just beaten Nick. Australia's Nick Kyrgios was beaten by Grigor Dimitrov, but not by his own loss of temperament. Kyrgios played extremely well, Dimitrov played just that little bit better. Kyrgios played offensive tennis, attacking when cornered, Dimitrov 6

21 January 2018 8:40 AM How to boogie without getting blotto

What would you rather be doing at 10am on a Sunday? Staggering between your sink and bed, nauseous and headachy from a hangover?Or dancing, stone-cold sober, like a dag in the sun in St Kilda?Once you realise no one’s laughing at you - or even taking any notice - morning dancing in public is a lot of fun. That was the verdict of attendees of a free dance 5

20 January 2018 11:52 AM Roberto Mancini reportedly the front-runner to coach Socceroos

Former Inter Milan and Manchester City coach Roberto Mancini is emerging as the new front-runner to take charge of the Socceroos at the 2018 World Cup. The Italian will reportedly meet with Football Federation Australia senior officials, including chief executive David Gallop next week in Europe for a formal interview. The Australian reported Mancini 4

19 January 2018 7:14 AM Australian Open 2018: Britain's Kyle Edmund defeats heat and Nikoloz Basilashvili en route to fourth round

"I'm sure there are black and white rules but I'm a bit vague with them," he said casually. "It's a tough one, it's a professional sport, it's meant to hurt, it's not meant to be easy, that's the whole point of it." After the withdrawal of Andy Murray from the event with a hip injury, Edmund is the only British man in the main draw, and Friday's win means 6

19 January 2018 6:58 AM Australian Open 2018: Nick Kyrgios needs a coach: Andre Agassi

"To go it alone and not get access to things tried and lessons learned is an unforced error. But having no coach is better than having the wrong coach." Kyrgios has already indicated that he will remain without a coach for the 2018 season, after parting ways with Frenchman Sebastien Grosjean early last year. The 22-year-old believes he is maturing with every 8

19 January 2018 4:20 AM What to see and do on Australia Day in Sydney

On Friday 26th January 2018, Australia will celebrate the 230th Australia Day and the city of Sydney promises that "Australia Day 2018 will deliver plenty of memorable ceremonies, lively events and fun activities". As is tradition, the Sydney Harbour Bridge will have a fireworks display at 9pm. However, if you are unable to celebrate within the city, local 7

18 January 2018 11:17 PM FFA confirm Colombia match for London as new Socceroos coach appointment looms

Bert Van Marwijk, Graham Arnold, Marcelo Bielsa, Louis Van Gaal, Tony Popovic or whoever it is that finally lands the Socceroos job will have two games in four days in late March to familiarise himself with his new charges before making crucial decisions on who will make the World Cup squad for Russia 2018, and who will miss out. The FFA had already 6

18 January 2018 3:10 AM Australian Open 2018: Actor Will Ferrell raves about trip Down Under

Hollywood actor Will Ferrell has revealed his trip Down Under could inspire him to make an Australian tennis movie, during a hilarious press conference at the Australian Open. In the country on a holiday with his wife and friends, the 50-year-old Anchorman star and tennis fan spoke highly of the grand slam tournament, the city of Melbourne and described 12

17 January 2018 1:37 PM Australian Open 2018: Matthew Ebden overrun by Alexandr Dolgopolov in round two

After a giant-killing round one win over big American John Isner, Australian Matthew Ebden was overrun by a runner-less Alexandr Dolgopolov. Australia's second highest ranked man after Nick Kyrgios pushed the Ukranian hard in an oddly controversial match before going down in straight sets. The match was marked by controversy when Dolgopolov lost his shoe mid-point 12

17 January 2018 11:13 AM Australian Open 2018: Australia's John Millman exits in second round

John Millman's bid for consecutive third round grand slam appearances ends, after the Australian was out-gunned by 28th seed Damir Dzumhur, of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Millman, 28, snatched a set off the world No.30 but went down 5-7, 6-3, 4-6, 1-6 in two hours and 39 minutes on show court three. It meant the Australian was unable to match his best grand 13