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Greek tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas rattled, victory over Taylor Fritz

Greek tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas rattled, victory over Taylor Fritz

Greek tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas is through to the Australian Open quarter-finals after a thrilling five-set epic against American Taylor Fritz on Monday. the no. 4 seed came back from 2-1 sets down to defeat Fritz 4-6 6-4 4-6 6-3 6-4 following a three-and-a-half hour marathon on Rod Laver Arena. The duo’s rivalry from their …

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Australia vs England cricket, Shane Wane MCG, 1999, Alec Stewart, Darren Gough, nonsense, video, highlights

Australia vs England cricket, Shane Wane MCG, 1999, Alec Stewart, Darren Gough, nonsense, video, highlights

If there’s one moment in cricket that sums up Shane Warne’s gravitas, it was on January 15, 1999. England had just suffered a 3-1 series loss and the full house at the MCG wanted to see a game as the One Day Internationals went on. Again, Alec Stewart’s men hadn’t come to the party. England …

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Big Bash: Cricket Australia contracted players can be matched to a team to avoid Steve Smith fiasco

Big Bash: Cricket Australia contracted players can be matched to a team to avoid Steve Smith fiasco

Amid lingering fallout from a failed attempt to get Steve Smith into the Big Bash, big change could be afoot. The silver lining in the Sydney Sixers that failed at the last minute to get Steve Smith for the Big Bash final is that the same situation may never happen again. Despite the loss of …

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Australia vs England, Shane Warne’s greatest Ashes appearance, Ben Stokes Headingley 2019, video, highlights

Australia vs England, Shane Warne’s greatest Ashes appearance, Ben Stokes Headingley 2019, video, highlights

Shane Warne has been a part of Ashes cricket for almost 30 years. He himself played in eight series and has commented on almost as many series since then. But one performance stands out above the rest: Ben Stokes, Headingley, 2019. While Warne (No. 2) and Steve Smith (No. 1 and No. 5) were featured …

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Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis doubles, Special Ks, entertaining players, future after Big Three, men’s doubles, draw, results, reaction

Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis doubles, Special Ks, entertaining players, future after Big Three, men’s doubles, draw, results, reaction

This year’s Australian Open forced tennis into an awkward position. It was the first time since 1999 that both Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer were absent from a Grand Slam. The ‘Big Three’ had been reduced to one and even Rafael Nadal was covered in an injury cloud, telling reporters earlier in the week that …

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Australia ICC Test Team of the Year, Marnus Labuschagne, Pat Cummins, Joe Root, Kane Williamson

Australia ICC Test Team of the Year, Marnus Labuschagne, Pat Cummins, Joe Root, Kane Williamson

Australia could only handle one player on the ICC test team of the year, despite reclaiming the top spot in the team rankings with best test bowler Pat Cummins, a curious omission. It’s the first time Australia has held the No. 1 test team mantle since May 2020, but it wasn’t enough to see them …

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Craig Tiley interview, Tennis Australia CEO, fired, booed on court, latest news

Craig Tiley interview, Tennis Australia CEO, fired, booed on court, latest news

Tennis Australia CEO Craig Tiley says he will not consider resigning amid the fallout from Novak Djokovic’s deportation saga. Tiley’s appearances have been scarce since Djokovic’s visa saga unfolded, with Tennis Australia being accused by some of misinforming the world’s number one about his ability to enter the country despite not being vaccinated. Speak with …

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Travis Head, ICC Test batting rankings, Australia, bowling rankings, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith

Travis Head, ICC Test batting rankings, Australia, bowling rankings, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith

Australian Ashes hero Travis Head was the top mover in the MRF Tires ICC Test Player Rankings after his Man of the Series winning performance against England in the summer. Head looted an Ashes top 357 run averaging 59.50 with a strike rate of 86.02, including two centuries, half a century and a high of …

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Justin Langer coaching future, Australian cricket team, news, video, Tim Paine, Adam Gilchrist, Wallabies

Justin Langer coaching future, Australian cricket team, news, video, Tim Paine, Adam Gilchrist, Wallabies

Justin Langer expects discussions about his future as coach of the Australian cricket team to begin “soon”, while alluding to his frustration at outside speculation that he should be moved. Langer stressed that Cricket Australia had always intended to wait until after the Ashes to decide its fate. Before those encounters flare up, however, Langer …

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BBL cricket 2022: Glenn Maxwell century, greatest score in history, Melbourne Stars vs Hobart Hurricanes

BBL cricket 2022: Glenn Maxwell century, greatest score in history, Melbourne Stars vs Hobart Hurricanes

Melbourne Stars captain Glenn Maxwell has shattered the record books with an “outrageous” batting performance at the MCG. Australian cricketer Glenn Maxwell made history with the highest individual score in the Big Bash League, cracking 154 out of 64 balls against the Hobart Hurricanes on Wednesday night. The Melbourne Stars captaincy spawned his century in …

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