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Western United unveils unique stadium renders 18/07/19
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Optus Stadium turns red for Manchester United 11/07/19
Perth's Optus Stadium with host one of the world’s biggest clubs in two matches over the next week, as part of Manchester United’s Australian tour.   Full Story
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Renewed calls for SCG drop-in pitch 5/07/19
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Safe standing to debut at Wanderers v Leeds United 1/07/19
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Premier League 2019-20: Arsenal staring into $78m abyss

The arrival of Unai Emery at Arsenal last season was meant to be a waft of fresh air that flowed through the corridors of Emirates Stadium, reeking with the stench of broken dreams.


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While the A-League might not be kicking off for a few more months, there is plenty of action this pre-season. Whether it’s friendlies, transfers, kit releases or anything else in between, it’s all here.


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AFL Late Mail: GWS’ plan to curb Brodie Grundy, Carlton to debut Josh Deluca

The Giants have a plan to tackle Collingwood star Brodie Grundy.


Live AFL: Round 18, Adelaide Crows v Essendon

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’Golf and his little dog’: Alexander Zverev takes a shot at his own coach Ivan Lendl

Alexander Zverev hopes for an end of his legal dispute with former agent Patricio Apey in order to fully concentrate on his tennis again as he also questioned the work ethic of his coach Ivan Lendl.


North Melbourne legend Wayne Carey has warned Carlton recruit Mitch McGovern not to ‘flush potential down the toilet’

North Melbourne legend Wayne Carey says Carlton recruit Mitch McGovern will ‘flush his potential down the toilet’ if he doesn’t drastically improve his work ethic.


Adam Goodes documentary: Sam Newman breaks silence; Take our poll

AFL clubs, players and the league itself have said they wish they’d done more to stand up for Adam Goodes during the final years of his career as he was booed into retirement.


Collingwood president Eddie McGuire speaks out on Adam Goodes documentary

Collingwood president Eddie McGuire has implored people to watch the Adam Goodes documentary, describing The Final Quarter as “very confronting” and an “eye opener”.


Bundaberg Saturday Selection: The crazy Benji Marshall stat that should have Raiders worried

Wests Tigers might appear up against it as they travel to the nation’s capital for a Round 18 meeting with Canberra on Saturday.


Josh Giddey emerges out of nowhere to become one of Australia’s elite prospects

The 2019 Australian Junior Championships was Josh Giddey’s first opportunity to play for his state. He’s now one of the hottest prospects in the country.


Lando Norris wants to battle Lewis Hamilton in F1, but needs more McLaren pace

IMPRESSIVE F1 rookie Lando Norris has urged Lewis Hamilton to “stick around” in the sport until McLaren are competing at the front again so that the two British drivers can race each other.


West Coast star Jack Darling turns back on big offers to sign monster deal

West Coast premiership hero Jack Darling is set to be an Eagle for life after inking a five-year contract extension on Friday.


AFCON Final Ultimate Guide: Senegal looking for historic first cup against Mahrez-led Algeria

The 2019 African Cup of Nations final sees Algeria take on Senegal, as the latter seeks their first ever AFCON triumph.


Cricket World Cup, Miracle of ‘99 podcast: Truth behind cricket’s greatest sledge

It’s considered by many as the greatest cricket sledge of all time that came immediately after one of the World Cup’s most shocking moments.


Breaking: Western Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge locked in at Whitten Oval until end of 2023

Western Bulldogs premiership coach Luke Beveridge has announced a three-year contract extension on Friday morning, keeping him at the Whitten Oval until at least the end of 2023.


MotoGP: Silverstone under the microscope following dramatic 2018 British Grand Prix cancellation

SILVERSTONE was the scene of last weekend’s dramatic Formula 1 race, but memories at the venue are much more anxious for MotoGP.


Baseball news, MLB: New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone ejected for foul-mouthed rant

Yankees manager Aaron Boone will be well rested for the nightcap of his club’s double-header against the Rays after a foul-mouthed tirade at officials was caught on camera.


NRL Late Mail: Round 18 team lists, team updates, news

St George Illawarra have confirmed the return of a key forward for their clash with the Panthers.


Ashes 2019 - EXCLUSIVE: The phone call with Ricky Ponting that stopped Tim Paine retiring

Tim Paine would likely be in England at the moment no matter what.


Move over Scott Sattler! Josh Jackson’s try-saver on Corey Oates

Bulldogs captain Josh Jackson emulated Panthers legend Scott Sattler with a brilliant try-saving tackle on Broncos winger Corey Oates.


Kawhi Leonard bizarrely ripped by NBA executives

Kawhi Leonard has been the talk of the NBA the past few months, yet his dazzling playoff performance hasn’t impressed everyone.


British Open 2019: Jason Day in the mix as Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy wipe out

Jason Day and Cameron Smith are the only two hopes of breaking Australia’s 26-year British Open title drought after a rugged first round at Royal Portrush.


Bizarre scenes at Tour de France as Aussie Rohan Dennis ditches bike, goes AWOL (updated)

UPDATE: Rohan Dennis released a statement about his withdrawal from Stage 12 of the Tour de France.


Cricket: Zimbabwe suspended by ICC for government interference

Zimbabwe was suspended from international cricket on Thursday because of government interference.


Laurent Koscielny’s legal showdown with Arsenal as fallout over ‘$4m pay cut’ deepens

Laurent Koscielny is ready for a legal showdown with Arsenal after reportedly being told to take a 50 per cent pay cut.


Locked in: Melbourne to host Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix until 2025

The Australian Grand Prix will remain on the calendar in Melbourne until at least the end of 2025, Formula 1 has confirmed.


Tennis legend criticises Roger Federer’s tactical moves in Wimbledon final

Swedish tennis legend Mats Wilander has never been afraid to call it as he sees it and he was bold enough to call out Roger Federer’s tactics in his heartbreaking Wimbledon final defeat against Novak Djokovic.


Rumour Mill: Neymar’s Barcelona return stuck in $200m standoff, Wilfried Zaha asks for Crystal Palace transfer

A European giant making a stunning play to lure back a Brazil superstar, and a key Arsenal target telling his club he wants out.


Tour de France: Simons Yates wins Stage 12, Julian Alaphilippe remains overall leader

Britain’s Simon Yates won stage 12 of the Tour de France on Thursday, beating two other survivors of a mass breakaway in the Pyrenees.


Wallabies vs South Africa | South African coach rips into Israel Folau-less Australia

Australia’s axing of Israel Folau will make the Wallabies much less of an attacking threat, according to South African coach Rassie Erasmus.


Why Richmond star Kane Lambert is at centre of ‘underrated’ debate between Jason Dunstall and Mark Robinson

Hawthorn legend Jason Dunstall has been written about plenty of times during his time in football, but he didn’t like being mentioned in the paper on Monday.


Women’s Ashes Test: Ellyse Perry on fire as Australia take early advantage over England

Ellyse Perry’s dominance of the women’s Ashes series looks set to continue with the Australian to begin day two of the Test in Taunton close to a second hundred.


We all thought he was nuts’: How ‘Nostradamus’ Warne predicted THAT dropped catch

It was the dropped catch that stunned the cricket world and, as the legend goes, cost South Africa the 1999 World Cup.


Hawthorn great Dermott Brereton says new St Kilda caretaker coach Brett Ratten is the best coach looking for a second chance

Not many former senior coaches get another opportunity in the modern game.


‘Ridiculous’: Dean Pay fumes at referees over Bulldogs lopsided penalty count

Canterbury coach Dean Pay has hit out at the referees after his side copped another lopsided penalty count in their loss to the Broncos at Suncorp Stadium.


Spectator brawl spoils Manchester United Vs Leeds in Perth

Manchester United’s friendly against Leeds in Australia was marred by a vicious brawl between supporters.


What Wallabies selection reveals about radical new game plan

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‘The Final Quarter’ documentary highlights the AFL’s failure to promptly deal with racism towards Adam Goodes

A documentary detailing the closing years of Adam Goodes’ career has highlighted how the delay the AFL took in responding to booing compounded the racist treatment of the dual Brownlow Medallist.


Ex-Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge banned, fined $133,000 for breaching betting regulations

Former Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been handed a six-week suspension from football and a 75,000 pound ($A133,000) fine for breaching betting regulations.


FOURTEEN on one hole! Former champion David Duval’s Open horror show

Former Open champion David Duval had a day to forget after shooting a 14 on the par five seventh at Royal Portrush.


Broncos winger Corey Oates shoots to top of NRL’s scoring list after being awarded penalty try

Broncos winger Corey Oates was awarded a penalty try in Brisbane’s win over the Bulldogs that catapulted him to the top of the try scoring list.


Australia holds off fast-finishing New Zealand 50-49 in best game of Netball World Cup so far

Australia have survived their sternest test at the Netball World Cup, holding out a hard-charging New Zealand to win a thriller 50-49 in Liverpool.


Knights players to be banned from Newcastle pubs after Mason Lino incident

The Knights are reportedly set to ban their players from certain Newcastle pubs and clubs after another incident at the weekend.


Metre-eater Payne Haas leads Broncos to big victory over tired Bulldogs

Brisbane are still in the hunt for an NRL finals spot after their young forwards inspired a 28-6 victory over Canterbury at Suncorp Stadium.


Jason Dunstall says Shaun Burgoyne is the perfect target for the Gold Coast Suns

Hawthorn great Jason Dunstall says veteran Hawk Shaun Burgoyne would be the “perfect person” for the Gold Coast Suns.


Officials make HIA blunder after Kotoni Staggs placed on report for knee lift in Corey Harawira-Naera tackle

There were farcical scenes in the first half of the Broncos clash with the Bulldogs after Broncos centre Kotoni Staggs was placed on report for lifting his knee in a tackle involving Bulldogs forward Corey Harawira-Naera.


Attacking ace: Why Folau replacement couldn’t be denied

JOHANNESBURG — Tom Banks couldn’t be denied first crack at the Wallabies fullback jersey vacated by Israel Folau, according to Australian coach Michael Cheika.


Sydney FC announce Alex Wilkinson as new club captain

Sydney FC manager Steve Corica has announced defender Alex Wilkinson as the new club captain, taking the armband from Alex Brosque who retired after the Grand Final victory against Perth Glory.


Richie McCaw: Why Wallabies can spring World Cup surprise

TOKYO — Australia have the potential to cause yet another Rugby World Cup surprise later this year in Japan, according to former New Zealand captain Richie McCaw.


Ryan Girdler backs Tigers utility Josh Reynolds to find shock new home at Roosters

Ryan Girdler has thrown up the Roosters as a possible destination for out of favour Tigers five-eighth Josh Reynolds.


Wallabies team named for Rugby Championship Test v Springboks

Fijian No 8 Isi Naisarani will make his long awaited Wallabies debut while fullback Tom Banks and halfback Nic White are among the intriguing inclusions to tackle the Springboks in the Rugby Championship opener at Ellis Park on Sunday (1.05am AEST).


The five greatest games in Rugby Championship history

Ahead of the start of this year’s Rugby Championship, we take a look at some classic encounters from the competition as well as its predecessor, the Tri-Nations.


Matthijs de Ligt completes $120m Juventus move, becomes most expensive Serie A defender

Matthijs de Ligt became the most expensive defender in Serie A history after completing a 75 million euro (A$120 million) transfer from Ajax on Thursday.


AFL tips Round 18 2019: Tipping advice from Fox Footy experts

Need a hand with your AFL tips?


Test cricket legend Ian Chappell undergoes intense radiation therapy to treat skin cancers

Former Australian cricket captain Ian Chappell has revealed that he has been undergoing intense radiation therapy after being diagnosed with skin cancer.


Wallabies debutants, redemption stories and form horses

JOHANNESBURG — The Wallabies have covered all bases in their side to face South Africa in Saturday’s (Sunday 1.05am AEST) opening Rugby Championship Test at Ellis Park, including debutants, redemption stories and players rewarded for Super Rugby form.


AFL Teams, Round 18 2019: Full squads, team line-ups, benches, emergencies, SuperCoach news, debuts

Fremantle will be without captain Nat Fyfe for its crucial clash with Sydney.


AFL 2019: Untried players most likely to debut this season at every club

We’re coming up to Round 18, but for some players, their AFL season hasn’t even started.


League legend Mark Coyne prepared to quit ARLC post over Singapore arrest

Mark Coyne will resign from his high-profile rugby league position on the ARLC if he is asked following a foul-mouthed tirade at Singapore authorities.


Speed freak let off leash in new look All Blacks team

Super Rugby’s leading tryscorer, Sevu Reece, has been named to make his All Blacks debut against Argentina while four more rookies are on the bench for the Rugby Championship opener.


‘Cockroaches, nepotism’: Bizarre coaching stint comes to an end

Super Rugby coach Robert du Preez, who calls his media critics “cockroaches,” has quit the underperforming Sharks a year before his contract expired.


‘Frustrated’ Josh Reynolds opens up on Tigers bombshell, eyes Bulldogs return

Josh Reynolds has opened up on being told by Wests Tigers to look for another NRL club.


Next Chris Latham: Brumbies star backed for Ellis Park cauldron

JOHANNESBURG — Christian Lealiifano won’t be there to see it but he’s backing his Brumbies teammate Tom Banks to handle the Springboks at the Ellis Park cauldron in the Rugby Championship Test on Saturday (Sunday 1.05am AEST).


Supercars news: Chaz Mostert focused on catching runaway leaders as he remains tight-lipped on future

All the talk has been about his future but Chaz Mostert — with form at Supercars’ next event — has cast his gaze towards closing the gap on runaway championship leaders Scott McLaughlin and Fabian Coulthard.


‘No disrespect’: Boks ‘B team’ piles pressure on Wallabies

JOHANNESBURG — South Africa’s fielding of a second-string team for their Rugby Championship opener against the Wallabies shouldn’t be seen as a sign of disrespect, according to coach Rassie Erasmus.


Premier League Transfer Centre: Done deals, ins and outs for all 20 clubs

It’s that time of year again!


Next Wallabies coach could be a foreigner as Kiwi linked to gig

JOHANNESBURG — The wheels are in motion to find a successor for coach Michael Cheika should the Wallabies not win the Rugby World Cup later this year.


Pat Cummins Tour Diary: The four-year silver lining in Australia’s premature World Cup exit

A World Cup always seem to create magic moments and this final gave us possibly the greatest one-day international of all time.


Expert Tips: NRL legend backs table-turning upset in Round 18

NRL legend Gorden Tallis has tipped a monster upset this week as table-toppers Melbourne take on the cellar dwelling Titans.


‘We are not moving’: Defiant Titans dismiss relocation rumours

Gold Coast executive chairman Dennis Watt has dismissed reports the club could move to Brisbane.


Back to the future: F1 reveals return to former banned regulation to overhaul racing

The most telling glimpse into Formula 1’s future has been revealed, with the sport unveiling further details around the planned 2021 regulation changes.


AFL Round 18 Blowtorch 2019: Every club’s burning question and Fox Footy commentary roster

He finished on the Brownlow podium last year — and now a key Demon is being played out of position.


Amazon announce documentary with Borussia Dortmund

Amazon have announced they will be airing a Manchester City-style behind-the-scenes documentary with Borussia Dortmund — showing off all of the club’s secrets.


The Rugby Championship: Michael Cheika trims Wallabies’ squad on eve of first Test against Springboks at Ellis Park

JOHANNESBURG — The Wallabies’ hopes of a breakthrough Rugby Championship win at Ellis Park have suffered a blow with a number of key players including Brumbies ace Christian Lealiifano sent home.


Rumour Mill: AC Milan chase Modric and Schar, United keeping tabs on Lyon young gun

Welcome back to the latest edition of the RUMOUR MILL.


‘We will challenge’: Japan eye their own Brighton miracle over Wallaroos

It was the moment that inspired a nation and put rugby firmly on the map: Japan stunning the Springboks 34-32 at the 2015 World Cup in Brighton to pull off the game’s greatest upset.


AFL 2019: Will Snelling will make his club debut for Essendon on Friday

Will Snelling will make his club debut less than two months after Essendon selected the midfielder in the mid-season rookie draft.


Ash Taylor to make return with Tweed Heads on Saturday

Gold Coast halfback Ash Taylor will return to playing this weekend with Queensland Cup team Tweed Heads.


AFL 2019: Cats coach Chris Scott says AFL is disingenuous over whether they should host finals in Geelong

Geelong coach Chris Scott says it’s disingenuous for the AFL to claim it’s fair to schedule the Cats to host finals at the MCG just because they play a couple of nominal home games there every season.


Reason behind Manny Pacquiao’s brutal daily workout ritual

Manny Pacquiao is 40 years old but his workout regimen in the lead-up to his title fight against Keith Thurman remains out of this world.


AFL 2019: Collingwood captain Scott Pendlebury in the mix to play after broken finger

Collingwood captain Scott Pendlebury has been given the “all-clear” from his surgeon to play against GWS on Saturday.


AFL 2019: Where St Kilda is at heading into 2020 and who they should target in the trade period

“We expect to be playing finals in 2020. Absolutely. I think anyone would expect our club to be aiming for that.”


Welfare first: Dragons coach Paul McGregor says resting Ben Hunt is ‘not a risk’

St George Illawarra coach Paul McGregor has defended omitting Ben Hunt as his side’s NRL season goes on the line against Penrith on Friday night, saying he put the million-dollar playmaker’s welfare first.


AFL 2019: St Kilda to consider asking for priority draft pick after ‘unusual circumstances’ in 2019

St Kilda will consider asking the AFL for a priority pick in the draft due to a season heavily impacted by unforeseen non-traditional injuries.


AFL 2019: Gold Coast recruiting department must be in ‘overdrive’ now, says Ben Dixon

Former Hawthorn sharpshooter Ben Dixon has urged the floundering Gold Coast Suns to “trade every ounce of talent” they have and recruit a minimum of 12 established players the club can build a nucleus around.


‘He’s one of the greats’: Lewis Hamilton says Sebastian Vettel will rebound from costly Britain error

Lewis Hamilton has backed “great” Sebastian Vettel to put his latest high-profile mistake behind him and re-emerge a stronger force.


AFL 2019: Two simple moments prove Richmond is ‘looming’ in flag race says Nick Riewoldt on AFL 360

St Kilda great Nick Riewoldt believes two moments from late in Richmond’s Round 17 win over GWS are proof they are “looming” in the premiership race.


Panthers rule out interest in Josh Reynolds, reveal plan for James Maloney exit

Panthers coach Ivan Cleary has ruled out any interest in signing unwanted Tigers half Josh Reynolds as a replacement for James Maloney at the end of the season.


Ben Cousins’ brothel owner pal says he’s ‘great’

Ben Cousins appeared happy and healthy on a recent outing to an Asian restaurant in Perth with the brothel madam who he lived with last year.


England star No 8 Billy Vunipola distances himself from Folau comments, puts England first

Billy Vunipola has drawn a line under his homophobic comment supporting Israel Folau, saying he doesn’t want to harm England’s World Cup rugby bid.


AFL 2019: Major mid-season changes tipped for next year

A mid-season trade period could be implemented as soon as next year, with league football operations boss Steve Hocking confirming discussions are ongoing between the 18 AFL clubs and AFL officials.


AFL 2019: Saints interim coach Brett Ratten open to potential return to Carlton

St Kilda caretaker Brett Ratten has made his pitch to return to senior AFL coaching ranks, acknowledging his opportunity to audition for the vacant top job at the Saints while also refusing to rule out a potential return to Carlton.


Swimming news, Shayna Jack withdraws from world titles, South Korea, freestyle relay, world record

Mystery surrounds the withdrawal of hot medal prospect Shayna Jack from the Australian swimming team just days ahead of the world titles in South Korea.


Sheffield Wednesday weigh up legal action against Newcastle in Steve Bruce saga

Sheffield Wednesday claim they are “taking the appropriate legal advice” after Newcastle United confirmed the appointment of Steve Bruce as their new manager.


Exclusive: Manly table two-year deal to exciting back-rower Jack Gosiewski

Manly are expected to tie exciting back-rower Jack Gosiewski to a new deal, keeping him at Brookvale Oval until 2021.


Jimmy Neesham pays tribute to coach David Gordon, who died during World Cup final

Former Auckland Grammar School teacher and coach David James Gordon drew his last breath on Monday morning, just moments after protege Jimmy Neesham belted a six into the stands during the Cricket World Cup final’s thrilling climax.


British Open 2019, Royal Portrush: Why Brooks Koepka was right to be salty

Brooks Koepka doesn’t win golf tournaments. He wins majors.


Women’s Ashes Test: Worn pitch boosts England’s hopes vs Australia

England will look to spin their way to victory on a worn pitch in Taunton, in the lone Test of the women’s Ashes series beginning on Thursday.


AFL 2019: Richmond have ruled out Jack Higgins for the remainder of the season

Richmond young gun Jack Higgins won’t play again in 2019 following hospitalisation after a brain bleed.


 


 
 

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