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Mon 27 Jan 2020

Brayshaw in elbow brace after setback

premium_icon Brayshaw in elbow brace after setback

Angus Brayshaw will be restricted to running and fitness work for the next month after injuring his elbow at training.

‘Like losing Steve Irwin’: Kobe’s death sends shockwaves

premium_icon ‘Like losing Steve Irwin’: Kobe’s death sends shockwaves

“People will remember where they were when they heard the news.” A coach has likened the shockwaves from Kobe Bryant’s death to that of Steve Irwin.

Simmons ‘shaken’ as Kobe’s final text revealed

premium_icon Simmons ‘shaken’ as Kobe’s final text revealed

Australian NBA export Ben Simmons has revealed his shock at the death of Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gigi, in a fiery helicopter crash.

Kobe Bryant’s amazing life in pictures

premium_icon Kobe Bryant’s amazing life in pictures

While Kobe Bryant was one of the greatest players in NBA history — he was also a family man and an inspiration to millions of fans across the world.

Reporter slammed for Kobe tweet

Reporter slammed for Kobe tweet

A journalist says she has been flooded with death threats over a tweet about Kobe Bryant, hours after the NBA legend was killed in a helicopter crash.

Star NRL recruit arrested after Moore Park incident

premium_icon Star NRL recruit arrested after Moore Park incident

The NRL is bracing itself for yet another potential off-season scandal after a star Raiders recruit was arrested by police overnight in the Moore Park area.

Leishman adds to Aussie triumphs on the greens

premium_icon Leishman adds to Aussie triumphs on the greens

Aussie Marc Leishman has added to the Australian Day weekend victory party started by Lucas Herbert in Dubai, with triumph in California.

McEnroe rips Tennis Australia over ‘crazy aunt’ Court

premium_icon McEnroe rips Tennis Australia over ‘crazy aunt’ Court

As Tennis Australia prepares to celebrate Margaret Court at the Australian Open today, tennis legend John McEnroe has tipped petrol on the controversy.

Aussie dedicates tour win to bushfire victims

Aussie dedicates tour win to bushfire victims

Australian Lucas Herbert described his approach shot on the first playoff hole in the Dubai Desert Classic as his ‘worst shot ever’, but somehow recovered to record...

Bouchard sizzles for viral photo challenge

Bouchard sizzles for viral photo challenge

Eugenie Bouchard has stolen the gaze of the tennis world away from the Australian Open as she stripped down to accept a social media dare.

‘Heartbreaking’ Kobe clip goes viral

‘Heartbreaking’ Kobe clip goes viral

A “heartbreaking” video clip of Kobe Bryant talking about his daughter Gianna has gone viral after the two died in a tragic helicopter crash.

Kobe Bryant’s emotional post before crash

Kobe Bryant’s emotional post before crash

A day before NBA legend Kobe Bryant was killed in a tragic helicopter crash, his record was surpassed by fellow star LeBron James.

Kobe Bryant, daughter killed in helicopter crash

Kobe Bryant, daughter killed in helicopter crash

NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his teenage daughter have been killed in a helicopter crash that claimed the lives of five people.

‘Heartbroken’: World reacts to Kobe’s death

‘Heartbroken’: World reacts to Kobe’s death

Donald Trump, sports legends and celebrities have reacted with shock to the tragic death of NBA icon Kobe Bryant in a helicopter crash.

Barty responds after ‘awkward’ Australia Day question

Barty responds after ‘awkward’ Australia Day question

Jim Courier asked her about the significance of playing on Australia Day. 

Kyrgios solves Rafa riddle ahead of grudge match

premium_icon Kyrgios solves Rafa riddle ahead of grudge match

With three wins from seven attempts against Rafael Nadal, Nick Kyrgios is supremely confident of levelling the score

Liverpool embarrassed by FA Cup minnow

Liverpool embarrassed by FA Cup minnow

Liverpool has given up a two-goal lead against third-tier opponent Shrewsbury to slump to its most embarrassing result in years.

Let’s tackle junior sport’s absurd fees

premium_icon Let’s tackle junior sport’s absurd fees

At a time when online bullying and obesity among kids are hot topics, we need better incentives to get them off the couch, writes Peter Gleeson.

Barty breaks curse to banish Wimbledon demons

premium_icon Barty breaks curse to banish Wimbledon demons

Ash Barty has exacted revenge for her heartbreaking Wimbledon loss, beating Alison Riske for the first time to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals.

Bulldogs halfback eager to hit season in great shape

premium_icon Bulldogs halfback eager to hit season in great shape

The 27-year-old suffered an ankle injury in early 2019, which forced him to miss the first three rounds.

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