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22 June 2018 9:41 AM New partnership: Slater joins Channel Seven

Former Australian opener Michael Slater is the latest major name to join a new cricketing commentary team. Slater, a long-time voice of Channel Nine's coverage, will join former teammates Ricky Ponting and Damien Fleming at the Seven Network. "I’m thrilled to be joining Channel Seven. I’ve been a long-time fan of their sports coverage - particularly 3

22 June 2018 8:59 AM Evans going Kel for leather for Queanbeyan Tigers

He'll be a crucial cog in the Tigers' chances of beating a resurgent Ainslie at Alan Ray Oval on Saturday. "When I was younger I was right into my cricket and started coming up to play for Queanbeyan as a wicketkeeper and that's how I met Dave, through the cricket club," Evans said. "During an off-season I decided to have a run with footy and just fell in love with it ... and started 4

18 June 2018 6:07 AM Le Mans: Matt Campbell wins on debut at the world’s biggest race

“Matt was on the radio and he was just really calm and knew what he had to do. He just had this look in his eye and I was like 'this guy is the real deal'. These are young stars emerging and we are a part of it. Star appeal: Dempsey Proton Racing team manager and actor Patrick Dempsey after Matt Campbell's win at Le Mans. “I’m lost for words. Everyone 9

17 June 2018 8:15 AM Ainslie pay a stirring tribute to the late Scott Gibson

In years gone by Gibson would have been one of those former players cheering from the hill, which made this victory extra special for the resurgent Tricolours. "It was a pretty big day for the club, especially with the passing of Scotty," Rourke said. "He was a really much-loved former player, and after he retired he would come down every week and stand 11

17 June 2018 3:44 AM Shinnecock wins on day of carnage at US Open

Former US Open champion Justin Rose shot 73 to take outright fifth at four over. The third-round scoring average at the par-70 course on Long Island was 75.328, with only three players posting rounds under par. It prompted Mike Davis, chief executive of tournament organiser the USGA, to appear on host broadcaster Fox Sports and admit officials blew it with the course 9

14 June 2018 7:39 AM Nabbout in the box seat to spearhead Australia's attack against France

However, it's not just the Dutchman who has publicly recognised the threat of Nabbout, but France coach Didier Deschamps. The former World Cup-winning captain singled out the strength and aggression of Nabbout as one of Australia's main attacking weapons, despite likely not knowing anything about the forward just three months ago. "To be recognised by him is pretty 14

14 June 2018 6:05 AM Years of work to make sure ball has little bearing on World Cup

Tim Cahill may be the veteran of the Socceroos at the ripe old age of 38 but he's a babe in the woods compared to the oldest player in the tournament, Egypt's skipper Essam el-Hadary. The 150-cap goalkeeper will make history as not only oldest player in the finals but the oldest player to ever take part in the tournament. At 45, he will overtake Colombian 15

14 June 2018 6:00 AM Bloodlines: Snitzel extends reign as king of the stallions

Just one group1 event remains for the 2017-18 Australian racing season and the Chris Waller stable, aided by a huge contribution from wonder mare Winx, has produced another amazing 12 months. A total of 69 group1 races were programmed in the 12 months beginning August 1, 2017, finishing on Saturday week with the running of the group1 Tattersall’s Tiara 13

11 June 2018 8:55 AM Socceroos set up base camp in Kazan as Cup preparations intensify

The time for talking, training, preparation and assessment is almost done with the Socceroos now having touched down in Kazan for the opening game in the World Cup against France on Saturday. The team landed late on Sunday night, Australian time, and were scheduled to do a public training session at their home from home in Kazan at Trudovyne Rezeny 13

11 June 2018 3:01 AM Horn insists he'll bounce back, but Mundine bout not on radar

Jeff Horn has felt worse. That's something at least. The morning after the night before, the former welterweight champion iced the 26 stitches across both eyes before emerging to say he's not done with as an elite fighter. On Saturday night, the former teacher had been given a harsh education by American Terence Crawford, who proved all sorts of points 8