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  • How an umpire taught Nick Kyrgios a Wimbledon lesson

    5 July 2018 10:58 PM 17

    Nick Kyrgios drew attention during his first-round tie for showing a rather softer side to his tough exterior when comforting a crying ball girl who he hit with a massive 135mph serve. Yesterday in his second-round straight-set win over world No 43 Robin Haase, his interactions with those on the court with him were equally if not more attention-grabbing

  • Featherweight champ drops out of fight with concussion-like symptoms

    5 July 2018 10:14 PM 14

    For the third time since December, Max Holloway, the UFC featherweight champion, has withdrawn from a fight, this time after his team and UFC officials noticed that he "was not normal" because of concussion-like symptoms that required two trips to the emergency room. Holloway will not fight Brian Ortega in a UFC 226 bout Saturday at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas

  • Williams waiting to know when filly's had enough

    5 July 2018 11:32 AM 12

    Danny Williams admits to being none the wiser as to whether She Knows has come to the end of her preparation as the canny Goulburn trainer plots a spring campaign with his progressive filly. Williams has an eye on loftier targets with She Knows, which is set to start as one of two favourites for the stable at Randwick on Saturday. The ultra consistent

  • AIS revives Capitals recruit Kelsey Griffin's career

    5 July 2018 7:03 AM 13

    Canberra Capitals recruit Kelsey Griffin admits her career would be over if not for a switch of national allegiance and the world-class training facility on her new doorstep. Alaska-born Griffin has been undergoing rehabilitation at the AIS following ankle surgery as she prepares to join the Australian Opals squad for the Four Nation tournament in China

  • Swifts super-sub Garbin on track for Giants derby

    5 July 2018 6:25 AM 12

    Super-sub Sophie Garbin looks set to shake off a foot injury in a massive boost for the NSW Swifts ahead of Sunday's must-win derby against the Giants. Garbin successfully completed the Swifts' main training session on Thursday and only needs to get through Friday's captain's run to prove her fitness to coach Briony Akle. An MRI scan last week on Garbin's

  • Josh Mann-Rea eyes Canberra Vikings comeback

    4 July 2018 5:09 AM 12

    "The hope was his injury would recover and he’d get back into it around that time. I’ve got to speak to the Brumbies people a bit further along about how he is tracking with his return to play, what he can do, what he can’t do with his involvement. Mann-Rea's injury opened the door for Connal McInerney to revive the Super Rugby dream he had all but given

  • Erin Osborne and Angela Reakes to captain ACT Meteors for WNCL

    4 July 2018 4:00 AM 8

    The ACT Meteors have named Erin Osborne as their captain for the 2018-19 WNCL season, with Angela Reakes named as vice-captain. Osborne captained the side last season, with the Meteors winning three games and finishing fourth on the ladder. Meteors coach James Allsopp said the re-appointment of Osborne was a simple one with her international experience

  • Finch smashes his own T20 international record with 172

    3 July 2018 11:43 AM 12

    Aaron Finch has smashed his own record for the highest Twenty20 international score, blasting 172 in Australia’s tri-series match against Zimbabwe. The Australian skipper passed his previous mark of 156 in the 18th over, which he set against England in 2013. Finch continued his rich vein of form on Tuesday as he combined with opening partner D’Arcy Short

  • Players' union will oppose moves to put limits on T20 players

    3 July 2018 11:29 AM 4

    Cricinfo has reported that the ICC is considering restricting players to three leagues. Any move to limit player availability is likely to effect the Twenty20 leagues of smaller nations, which cannot match the salaries of established competitions like the Indian Premier League and the Big Bash League. The ICC has stated its desire to grow the game through

  • Canberra soccer players to cop registration fee hike from FFA

    3 July 2018 8:36 AM 12

    Australia failed to get out of their group at the tournament in Russia and collected just one point from three games. Belconnen United president Tony Barr was not aware of the fees increase and slammed the FFA for splurging on the national team and then asking the grassroots to pick up the bill. "Spending $300,000 per player is just ridiculous, maybe