'My eyes were fine': Wallabies lock defends All Black prop following backlash

Wallabies lock Kane Douglas has come to All Black Owen Franks' defence as the controversy surrounding eye-gouging allegations continues.

Konta collapses due to heat at US Open

Johanna Konta collapsed with apparent heat illness but shook off the scare to beat Tsvetana Pironkova in three sets Wednesday to reach the third round of the US Open.

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McLachlan defends AFL bye weekend

AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan believes the week break before the finals will allow fans to see players at full fitness, amid criticism of the draw change.

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Bulldogs seeking finals momentum

Canterbury coach Des Hasler insists his side is still capable of gathering momentum for an NRL finals charge despite two straight losses.

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Lessons learnt in ODI series win

Stand-in Australian captain David Warner seems to have learnt some key cricketing lessons as his team took an unassailable 3-1 ODI series lead.

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