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7 June 2018 9:46 PM Del Potro to challenge Nadal after beating Cilic

"Well, it's tough to speak," the 29-year-old, who has risen back to sixth in the rankings after battling back from three left wrist surgeries, said on court as fans sang "Delpo, Delpo". Asked about facing Nadal, who he has beaten five out of 14 times but never on clay, he was drowned out by his fans who clearly believe in their man's chances. "It's a challenge 8

7 June 2018 3:29 PM Simona Halep keeps the dream alive at Roland Garros

Simona Halep has reached her third French Open final and held on to the world No.1 spot with victory over Garbine Muguruza. The Romanian is yet to win a grand slam title but looks ominously ready to break her duck at Roland Garros. Muguruza had hammered Maria Sharapova in the quarter-final but Halep was a different proposition entirely — and it seemed 9

3 June 2018 9:10 AM Korea opportunity: How Matt Jurman's long-shot gamble paid off

Before leaving Sydney, he was told the Sky Blues were set to play the club he supported since he was a kid, Liverpool, in a friendly. Yet he passed on all this to move to Korea for one reason: to shorten his long odds of breaking into the Socceroos squad in time for Russia. "When I left to go to Korea it was a tough thing to do," Jurman said. "I knew Sydney 6

26 May 2018 6:55 AM ACT quartet earn Australian honours after breakthrough water polo gold

Four ACT players have been named in the Australian schools water polo team after leading the ACT to a drought-breaking national title. The ACT men's team clinched the capital's first gold medal since 2005 with a dominant 9-5 win over Queensland in the grand final in Perth on Friday. ACT product Matthew Wilson will headline the Australian team after being 30

27 April 2018 12:45 PM Jets' flight of fantasy goes all the way to grand final

The triumph was no less than the Jets deserved. They dominated large periods and fired 12 shots to two. But it took a piece of brilliance from McGree to swing the game in their favour. Trailing 1-0, the teenager on loan from Club Brugge played the ball in to Ronny Vargas on the edge of the box. The Venezuelan lifted a pass over the top back to the teenager 23

19 April 2018 7:58 AM The day Big Daz died... then wanted to get straight back on the mike

Then Eastlake suffered another heart attack. He eventually recovered and kept calling right up until his retirement in 2005. The big man with the bigger voice finally shuffled off this mortal coil on Tuesday morning. He died at a nursing home on the Central Coast after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease and emphysema. He was 75. Within hours of the news breaking 31

8 April 2018 10:56 PM Reed staves off Spieth challenge to win Masters

Patrick Reed staved off Jordan Spieth's bid to rewrite the US Masters history books in recording the greatest 54-hole comeback in Augusta National history, scrambling to win his first green jacket on Monday (AEST). Former Masters hero Spieth threatened to write a Masters script for the ages, tying Reed for the lead late in the final round after starting 21

21 March 2018 6:16 AM Canberra racer Cameron Hill meets Mark Webber ahead of first Australian Grand Prix

Canberra racer Cameron Hill will use advice from his idol Mark Webber ahead of his first Australian Grand Prix. "Having lived my whole life in Canberra, Mark was someone who I really respect – he was a Queanbeyan boy who made it all the way to Formula One," Hill said. "We spoke about what the process is in Europe trying to cut your teeth and I asked 24

16 March 2018 4:37 AM Paralympic great Michael Milton adds a third world record to his resume

"In this sort of thing you are just continually pushing the pace and pushing yourself, and at the same time trying to be a little bit smart, trying not to push too hard too early. "Certainly for the last couple of hundred metres you're just pushing and starting to wobble, you lose coordination and then you finally get a chance to stop, hold onto the fence 20

14 February 2018 12:04 PM Sydney FC slump to home defeat against Suwon Bluewings in Asian Champions League

Sydney FC's hopes of replicating their A-League success in Asia were dealt an early blow after losing their crucial opening group match to Suwon Bluewings and surrendering their imposing home record. For the first time in 683 days, the Sky Blues walked down the tunnel at Allianz Stadium with the unfamiliar sour taste of defeat after slumping to a 2-0 loss at home to the Korean 31