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Richie Porte on track for Tour de France after Switzerland win

Tasmanian cyclist claims biggest title of his career with victory in the Tour de SuisseRichie Porte feels on track to make amends for last year’s Tour de France crash nightmare after securing the biggest victory of his career in the Tour de Suisse.The …

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Lleyton Hewitt: ‘Pain free’ Nick Kyrgios showing ‘maturity’ despite Federer loss

Australian returned to singles for first time in two monthsFaces Murray at Queen’s this week in his return from injuryDavis Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt has backed a fit-again Nick Kyrgios to make an impact at Wimbledon next month.Kyrgios, who lost in th…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jun/17/lleyton-hewitt-pain-free-nick-kyrgios-showing-maturity-despite-federer-loss

Goodbye to Mbye as Bulldogs slump to worst start in 54 years

Gold Coast beat Canterbury 32-10 Belmore SportsgroundMoses Mbye bids farewell with try before move to TigersCanterbury have slumped to their worst start in 54 seasons after being thumped 32-10 by Gold Coast. The Bulldogs had much to play for at their s…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jun/16/goodbye-to-mbye-as-bulldogs-slump-to-worst-start-in-54-years

Australia consider extra batsman for second ODI against England

Batting line-up looked vulnerable at the OvalTim Paine’s side looking to level series in CardiffAustralia’s selection boss Trevor Hohns is poised to reassess the make-up of the side for Saturday’s second ODI against England in Cardiff after Tim Paine’s…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jun/15/australia-consider-extra-batsman-for-second-odi-against-england

Mbye moving early from Bulldogs to Tigers

Canterbury have confirmed Moses Mbye will play his last NRL game for the club against Gold Coast on Saturday before he moves across to the Wests Tigers.

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Wallabies stick with winning formula for second Test against Ireland

Unchanged side for game in MelbourneFirst time Michael Cheika has named same side The Wallabies have retained their winning line-up as they look to secure the three-Test series against Ireland on Saturday night at Melbourne’s AAMI Park. Related: Signs …

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jun/14/wallabies-stick-with-winning-formula-for-second-test-against-ireland

Adelaide and AFLPA condemn racist slur aimed at Eddie Betts

Social media post believed to be from Perth-based fan‘I have no time for this,’ says Crows’ Indigenous starAdelaide and the AFL Players Association have condemned a racist social media comment aimed at Eddie Betts. The star forward posed for a selfie w…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jun/13/adelaide-and-aflpa-condemn-racist-slur-aimed-at-eddie-betts

Maddison Studdon to lead NSW in women’s State of Origin with Ruan Sims injured

Sims rules herself out of inaugural representative game Studdon to step in and make history at North Sydney OvalSouth Sydney’s Maddison Studdon will captain NSW in the inaugural women’s State of Origin after star Ruan Sims ruled herself out because of …

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jun/12/maddison-studdon-to-lead-nsw-in-womens-state-of-origin-with-ruan-sims-injured

Nick Kyrgios calls Dawn Fraser ‘racist’ after Queen’s birthday honour

Feud dates back to Olympian’s criticism of tennis player in 2015‘I’m so very grateful that I’m Australian,’ Fraser saysNick Kyrgios has reignited his feud with the Australian Olympic legend Dawn Fraser, labelling her “racist” in a tweet after she was a…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jun/12/nick-kyrgios-calls-dawn-fraser-racist-after-queens-birthday-honour

AFL: Magpies cruise to big victory over Demons in Queen’s birthday clash

Collingwood 20.13 (133) defeat Melbourne 14.7 (91)83,518 attended the public holiday match at the MCGTowering Mason Cox has stood tall with a career-high five goals as Collingwood outgunned Melbourne by 42 points in a Queen’s Birthday AFL shootout.In a…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jun/11/afl-magpies-cruise-to-big-victory-over-demons-in-queens-birthday-clash

David Warner to join Channel Nine cricket commentary team

Batsman is currently suspended from Australian sideWill commentate the second ODI from CardiffBanned from the Australian team, David Warner is to get a Nine Network commentary role during their ODI series in England. The opener will join the commentary…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jun/10/david-warner-to-join-channel-nine-cricket-commentary-team

AFL: Bombers prevail over Lions after losing Heppell to concussion

Essendon 8.14 (62) defeat Brisbane 12.12 at the GabbaBoth sides wasteful in front of goal Essendon have defied the early loss of their captain to topple Brisbane by 22 points in a Gabba clash full of wasted opportunities. The Bombers prevailed 12.12 (8…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jun/10/afl-bombers-prevail-over-lions-after-losing-heppell-to-concussion

Pride resides with Sydney as NSW AFL sides score big wins

St Kilda 7.13 (55) lose to Sydney 19.12 (126)GWS 20.14 (134) defeat Gold Coast 4.2 (26)Geelong 14.12 (96) defeat North Melbourne 8.11 (59)Scintillating Sydney have plunged St Kilda’s AFL season further into crisis with a comprehensive 71-point demoliti…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jun/10/pride-resides-with-sydney-as-nsw-afl-sides-score-big-wins

Jeff Horn misses first weigh-in but makes second for Terence Crawford bout

Australian boxer survives initial scare after clocking above the limit, despite taking off his clothesJeff Horn has managed to make the weight on his second attempt for his mandatory WBO welterweight championship defence against Terence Crawford.Horn c…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jun/09/jeff-horn-misses-first-weigh-in-but-makes-second-for-terence-crawford-bout

Bible-studying rake wins Wallabies debut for first Test against Ireland

Brandon Paenga-Amosa among three forwards on debutPete Samu also poised to gain his first cap off the benchFormer garbage collector and theologist Brandon Paenga-Amosa will cap a stunning rugby rise by packing down as Wallabies hooker against Ireland. …

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jun/07/bible-studying-rake-wins-wallabies-debut-for-first-test-against-ireland

NRL star Jarryd Hayne’s US rape trial set for 2020

Parramatta Eels player accused of 2015 assaultHayne maintains innocence but will face five-day trialThe US woman who claimed she was a virgin when Jarryd Hayne raped her after a drunken night at a Californian bar would like “some sort of acknowledgemen…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jun/07/nrl-star-jarryd-haynes-us-trial-set-for-2020