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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 12

9 June 2018 4:27 PM French Open: Simona Halep beats Sloane Stephens to break grand slam duck

Simona Halep was close to tears on Saturday after ending a long wait for herself and an even longer one for Romania by winning the French Open. The world number one, who had a reputation for collapsing when it mattered after losing three Grand Slam finals including two in Paris, finally put her hands on a major title after showing great determination 7

7 June 2018 9:40 PM Stephens trumps Keys to reach French Open final

Sloane Stephens maintained her perfect record against fellow American Madison Keys as she blazed into the French Open final with a 6-4 6-4 win on Thursday in a repeat of last year's U.S. Open final. In the first all-American Roland Garros semi-final since 2002, the 10th-seeded Stephens stayed composed throughout as Keys, who has not won a set against 7

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

29 May 2018 9:28 PM Serena back in the groove, wins easily in 'warrior princess' outfit

Pliskova, ranked 70th in the world, said she expected Williams would not play as well as she did - the Czech player out-aced Williams - but the 23-time Grand Slam winner proved to be a tough opponent as usual. After the two were tied at 6 in the first set, Williams fell behind 3-0 in the tiebreaker but rallied to win 7-4 and hollered in triumph several 26

26 May 2018 1:59 AM Go hard or go home for Maori Time in Elitloppet bid

“That’s her racing style and that’s probably how she got invited to that race, racing that way, so I’m pretty sure they’d want to keep consistent in that matter and make sure we’re not going home wondering.” Maori Time will take the French champion Bold Eagle, which ran a 1:50 mile in the heat last year but was beaten in the final, in her heat and if she doesn’t 21

19 April 2018 1:29 AM Bling starting to shine ahead of Tour de France

Canberra cycling star Michael Matthews' form is building every race, which Team Sunweb coach Aike Visbeek believes is a great sign ahead of his Tour de France green jersey defence. Matthews finished fifth at Fleche-Wallonne on Wednesday, six seconds behind French winner Julian Alaphilipe. "As a team we did a good job. I’m happy to see the shape of 'Bling' 31

10 March 2018 12:33 PM Harlem springs Cup shock to give Hayes empire a red-letter day

Ben Hayes, the trainer's son and the youngest member of the partnership, was buzzing after $61 chance Harlem, a French import who was bought to be a Melbourne Cup contender, succeeded. The father-and-son team were almost as delighted with the return to form of their other runner, the English import Ventura Storm. He was also unfancied, going off at $31, but he ran a slashing 31

8 March 2018 2:35 AM Aylmerton brings a touch of French flair to Golden Slipper trail

Aylmerton holds Golden Slipper and Sires Produce Stakes entries and would continue on that path if can win at the weekend. Dubois decided to send the mare Aloona to the Aga Khan's stallion a couple of years ago, and she returned to Australia in foal to Siyouni, which has become a sensation in Europe going from a 7000 to 75,000 euro service fee in the past couple 21

2 March 2018 7:31 AM Cricket ACT: ANU teenager Felix Ford earns Australian U15 selection

He backed it up with 27 from 37 balls against Western District-UC on day one in his first grade debut in the Cricket ACT Douglas Cup at Jamison Oval last weekend. In doing so, Ford became ANU's first In2Cricket member that has gone on to represent the club in first grade. "I wouldn't say that it has sunk in yet. I still can't believe how well it all went. Things 38