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Mon 16 Jul 2018

Heartbroken Porte: ‘I was on the ground before I knew it’

premium_icon Heartbroken Porte: ‘I was on the ground before I knew it’

AUSTRALIAN Richie Porte broke down in tears on the roadside as the realisation hit home that his Tour de France dreams had again been shattered in horribly unlucky...

Monday Buzz: A $250k ‘reward’ for an assault

premium_icon Monday Buzz: A $250k ‘reward’ for an assault

RUGBY league has been taken away from Jack Wighton but the people being penalised are the Raiders’ members, the fans, the sponsors, the TV networks and the entire...

Titans coach laments ‘frustrating’ Bunker howler

premium_icon Titans coach laments ‘frustrating’ Bunker howler

GOLD Coast were on the wrong end of one of the most perplexing decisions in The Bunker’s three-year history when Sean O’Sullivan was awarded a try despite a clear...

Why Djokovic deserved Wimbledon win

premium_icon Why Djokovic deserved Wimbledon win

DESPITE cynicism surrounding the Serb’s ruthless victory over South Africa’s Kevin Anderson, Djokovic’s win was rightfully earned.

Vive la France! Presidential dabs and a party in Paris

Vive la France! Presidential dabs and a party in Paris

IT looks more like a French revolution along the Champs Elysees than a World Cup. But it’s not just everyday punters getting involved in the wild celebrations.

‘Nonsense’: Smith slammed after weird Cup cameo

‘Nonsense’: Smith slammed after weird Cup cameo

IN A mystery to just about everyone at the World Cup, Will Smith appeared at the Closing Ceremony — and he left one TV star fuming.

The three keys to ruthless France’s  Cup demolition

premium_icon The three keys to ruthless France’s Cup demolition

THIS was the best game Croatia played all World Cup — and for much of their showdown with France, the underdogs played the champions off the park. But three things...

‘Joke’: VAR controversy mars final

‘Joke’: VAR controversy mars final

THE World Cup final was turned upside down when a stunning decision saw a Croatian star go from hero to villain.

Nine straight wins! Marquez continues incredible form

Nine straight wins! Marquez continues incredible form

HONDA rider Marc Marquez cruised to his ninth consecutive German GP win at Sachsenring to extend his MotoGP points lead heading into the summer break.

‘Disgraceful cheat’: Star’s ugly act of deceit

‘Disgraceful cheat’: Star’s ugly act of deceit

FRENCH superstar Antoine Griezmann was blasted from all corners for a dirty act of deceit that transformed the World Cup final in a matter of seconds.

Wimbledon explosion: ‘Shut the f*** up’

Wimbledon explosion: ‘Shut the f*** up’

NOVAK Djokovic was furious with a vocal Wimbledon crowd as spectators cheered his misfortune in the final against Kevin Anderson.

Cup star confronts pitch invader

Cup star confronts pitch invader

THE World Cup final in Moscow was interrupted when three intruders ran on to the pitch. But one player was not impressed.

Tears flow after touching gesture

Tears flow after touching gesture

SBS host Lucy Zelic apologised as she tried to hold back tears before a heartwarming gesture set her off again.

‘Catastrophe’ in crazy Cup final

‘Catastrophe’ in crazy Cup final

FRANCE has won a dramatic World Cup final 4-2, but it almost went badly wrong as star goalkeeper Hugo Lloris lost the plot.

Sun 15 Jul 2018

Foster issues World Cup rallying cry

premium_icon Foster issues World Cup rallying cry

WITH the eyes of the world on Moscow for the World Cup final, ex-Socceroo Craig Foster says reform is required for Australia to match soccer’s heavyweights.

Swans pull off great escape

premium_icon Swans pull off great escape

A HEART-STOPPING finish left fans around the country in awe as the Sydney Swans pulled off an incredibly fine escape with Buddy Franklin booty his 900th goal.

Fantastic Farah keeps Tigers’ season alive

premium_icon Fantastic Farah keeps Tigers’ season alive

ROBBIE Farah turned back the clock to spark Wests Tigers to a crucial upset win over St George Illawarra as their finals hopes were reignited.

Wake-up call for Waratahs to get heads straight

premium_icon Wake-up call for Waratahs to get heads straight

IF rugby really is a game that is won and lost in the mind then the Waratahs should book themselves an appointment on the shrink’s sofa as soon as possible.

‘Freak’ leaves NRL red-faced

‘Freak’ leaves NRL red-faced

JORDAN Mailata was a wrecking ball during his junior NRL days, but nobody wanted him and now he’s proving why it was a huge mistake.

Irish star plans to raise flag on Everest

Irish star plans to raise flag on Everest

IRISH sprinter US Navy Flag will take up a slot in $13 million The Everest after his win in the July Cup at Newmarket on Saturday night.

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