The conversation that turned the first Test

Instead of dining with teammates during lunch on day one, Steve O'Keefe went to Australia's new spin mentor for some advice that proved pivotal.

Tomic and Kyrgios drop in ATP rankings

Bernard Tomic and Nick Kyrgios have dropped in the world tennis rankings, while Samantha Stosur has climbed one place to be No.18 on the WTA rankings.

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Hayne backs himself for NRL opener

NRL star Jarryd Hayne is backing himself to overcome a knee injury and contest the Gold Coast's NRL season opener against Sydney Roosters on Saturday night.

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Bailey's 200 dents NSW's Shield hopes

A first double century from veteran Tasmanian batsman George Bailey has lifted his side to a virtually unbeatable position in the Sheffield Shield against NSW.

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