Hollywood star Russell Crowe, coach Bennett team up in NRL

Sports 04/01/19, 23:12

This combination might well turn out to be legendary. It doesn't get much better in this sport than an Oscar-winning Hollywood actor and a veteran, high-profile coach teaming up in Australia's National Rugby League.So far Russell Crowe and Wayne Bennett ...

Sam Kerr selected captain of Australian women’s soccer team

Soccer 02/26/19, 21:50

High-scoring forward Sam Kerr has been selected as captain of the Australian women's soccer team by new coach Ante Milicic.Milicic, who took over as head coach after Alen Stajcic was fired under controversial circumstances last month, made the announcement Wednesday ...

Sri Lanka looks for improvement in 2nd test vs Australia

Sports 01/30/19, 21:48

Sri Lanka looks to overcome a heavy loss in the first test and some selection panel changes when it begins play in the second test against Australia at Manuka Oval on Friday.Coach Chandika Hathurusingha was removed from the team's selection ...

Sasnovich, Barty through to Sydney International semifinals

Tennis 01/10/19, 01:58

Aliaksandra Sasnovich's impressive start to the season continued on Thursday with a straight-sets win over Timea Bacsinszky to advance to the Sydney International semifinals.The No. 33-ranked Sasnovich, who made it to the quarterfinals last week in Brisbane, was in control ...

Karolina Pliskova wins second Brisbane International title

Sports 01/06/19, 04:57

Karolina Pliskova has won her second Brisbane International title, beating Lesia Tsurenko 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 after being just two points from defeat.Serving for the title at 5-4 Sunday, Tsurenko lost 13 straight points. It came after Tsurenko rolled her ankle ...

Nadal withdraws from Brisbane because of thigh strain

Tennis 01/02/19, 05:16

Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the Brisbane International on the eve of his first scheduled competitive match of the season because of a strained left thigh.The second-ranked Nadal had a bye in the first round and arrived in Australia after ...

Nishikori, Dimitrov set to meet in Brisbane quarterfinals

Tennis 01/01/19, 23:44

Kei Nishikori and Grigor Dimitrov had straight-sets wins Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals at the Brisbane International, where they'll meet in a rematch of the 2017 final.Second-seeded Nishikori broke at love in the 11th game to seize momentum in a ...

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