Cricket fan dozes off in the stands during England game

England's clash against Pakistan at Old Trafford isn't the most entertaining match, but you don't have to tell this guy.

Kiwi athlete 'kidnapped' in Rio

A kiwi athlete living in Rio de Janeiro says he's been held at gunpoint by men in police uniforms just days out from the start of the Olympics.

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Durant leads US to rout of China

The US men's basketball team steamrolled yet another opponent as they warmed up for their Olympic title defence with a 106-57 demolition of China.

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Ricciardo third in Hungarian Grand Prix

Australian Daniel Ricciardo has come third in the Hungarian Grand Prix as Triple Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton seized the championship lead.

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Froome cements Tour great status

Briton Chris Froome has secured his third Tour de France title and cemented his status as one of the race's greatest riders.

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Hill's AFL fate still up in air

No decision on Bradley Hill's future has been reached by Hawthorn, Fremantle or the player himself who has shown his ability in his last two AFL matches.

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Hansen eyes higher rugby mountains

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has re-signed with New Zealand Rugby through until the 2019 Rugby World Cup, saying there are more mountains to climb.

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