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20 July 2018 6:53 AM Nick Kyrgios blazes a path for Harry Bourchier

"A lot of basketball and computer games - he plays a lot but I don’t really play too much. Just hanging out, lots of food to be honest, we enjoy food so that keeps us busy for quite the amount of time. "It’s really good seeing him do well. I know he has had a lot of injuries himself but I enjoy watching him play, but he’s really good to watch 7

13 July 2018 10:00 AM No quarter given in clash of the cobble stones, Cup and centre court

Unstuck: Chris Froome was broken by the famed cobbles of Roubaix in 2014, which is where Le Tour reaches this weekend. Unusually, the Tour de France carnival rolls into Roubaix tomorrow. A stage of almost 160 kilometres, including 22 kilometres of dangerous, rutted pave. Underlining the pivotal nature of this ninth stage of Le Tour, while Christopher 14

6 July 2018 12:22 PM Wimbledon dream: Dylan Alcott finally gets his chance on the famous grass

‘‘I’ll be that excited and nervous because ... ‘a dream come true’ is a lame thing to say, but it really is, do you know what I mean?’’ said the 27-year-old. Wheelchair tennis already features at all the slams but the quad category - catering for competitors who have impairments to both upper and lower limbs - has only been played at the Australian Open since 7

1 July 2018 9:07 AM Serena Williams ready to deliver again at Wimbledon

‘‘She knows the platform she has is so incredibly enormous,’’ said Rene Stubbs, an Australian on the tour when Williams started playing who has watched her game, and her personality evolve. It may also help, Stubbs said, that her husband co-founded Reddit, a website that is all about communication. So whether it is about her family or her own experience 10

28 June 2018 6:32 AM Reformed policy on transgender athletes could clear Mouncey for AFLW

Canberra footballer Hannah Mouncey has been invited to participate in the development of a transgender athlete policy, with two government departments to meet Australia's biggest sporting bodies this week. The Australian Sports Commission, Australian Human Rights Commission, and the Coalition of Major Professional and Participation Sports (COMPPS) are gathering 11

25 June 2018 9:07 AM Kyrgios cops fine for lewd act

Nick Kyrgios has again found himself in trouble with tennis authorities, this time fined $23,500 for an obscene action involving a water bottle during a change of ends at his Queen’s Club match. Kyrgios, 23, was caught performing an imitation of a lewd act during his semi-final loss to Marin Cilic. He was cited for "inappropriate behaviour" by the ATP. The incident 10

24 June 2018 6:47 AM Kyrgios in strife for simulating sex act

Nick Kyrgios' on-court antics have forced the BBC into an on-air apology during the Queen's Club Championships. Playing in the precursor to Wimbledon, the Australian tennis star was pictured simulating a sex act with his water bottle during a change of ends. He concluded his act by spraying water from the bottle onto the court, before smiling at someone 7

8 June 2018 1:09 PM List of world's richest athletes is the same old story for women

Other female athletes to make the top 100 have generally been tennis players – in fact, last year eight of the top 10 female earners were tennis players. All grand slams offer equal prize money for the men's and women's draw. In 1971, tennis trailblazer Billie Jean King became the first female athlete to earn $100,000 for a single season in any sport 11

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 9

29 May 2018 8:20 AM There hasn't been a new tennis club built in Canberra since 1986

Tennis ACT boss Kim Kachel wants to capitalise on the "huge opportunity" to grow the sport in Canberra. "We’re very thankful for redevelopment here at Lyneham, it has provided showpiece facility for world-class tennis, which we've seen, but there's a real opportunity in our growth corridors," Kachel said. "There are areas across Canberra well below the national 26