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Australian Open ball kid program approaches equal gender split

As the Australian Open celebrates 100 years of women competing in the event, 14-year-old Lucy Bassett from Yarrawonga is living out her dream of being a ball kid.

Live: Kyrgios and Kokkinakis seeking unlikely finals berth

Australian Open wildcards Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis are playing for a place in the men's doubles final on Rod Laver Arena. Follow live. 

Future of Winter Olympics and snow sports threatened by climate change

A study published a week before the Beijing Winter Olympics begins warns that climate change will radically alter the future of snow sports.

Matildas player tests positive to COVID-19 on eve of third Asian Cup match

Tameka Yallop played in Australia's first two group games and is being isolated under COVID-19 protocols.

'It's a day of sorrow': AFL clubs face backlash and praise for Australia Day posts

AFL teams face mixed reactions as all but one club made strong statements on social media about Australia Day. 

New site for popular Myuna Bay Sport and Rec Centre

A new site for the Myuna Bay Sport and Rec Centre has been revealed, three years since it was controversially closed due to earthquake risk.

Women's Ashes Test in Canberra live scorecard

Follow all the live scores and stats from the Women's Ashes Test in Canberra.

Live: Lanning, Haynes fall agonisingly short of centuries on day one of Women's Ashes Test

Rachael Haynes and Meg Lanning both fall shortly after tea after England sent Australia in to bat on day one of the Women's Ashes Test in Canberra. Follow the action in our live blog.

More World Cups could stop migrant deaths at sea, says FIFA president Gianni Infantino

FIFA president Gianni Infantino sparks criticism by saying increased revenue from biennial World Cups could create opportunities for Africans who may otherwise find "death in the sea".

Iran's Asian Cup debut a watershed moment for Muslim women in football

A decade ago, Iran were kicked out of Olympic qualifying for wearing hijabs. This week, they made their Asian Cup debut in them.

How Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis's pub rock tennis is bringing crowds back to doubles

What Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis are doing isn't for everyone but it's helping bring new life to doubles tennis, writes Nick Campton. 

'You feel pretty helpless': What it's like to play Ash Barty at the Australian Open

Ash Barty's opponents have had no luck finding ways to beat the women's world number one at Melbourne Park, as she bids to win her home major for the first time.

Tsitsipas in the 'zone' as he prepares for another Australian Open semifinal tilt

Fourth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas describes his straight-sets quarterfinal win over Jannik Sinner as his "best match" of the tournament.

'Never fulfilled his potential and probably never will': Beaten rival slams Nick Kyrgios's Australian Open antics

Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis have taken the Australian Open by storm but not everyone is enjoying the show, with vanquished Kiwi Michael Venus saying Kyrgios is about as mature as a 10-year-old.

Kerr stuns Strikers to help Sixers into BBL final

Sydney Sixers are one win away from a third straight BBL title after defeating Adelaide Strikers in a final-ball SCG thriller, with Hayden Kerr finishing 98 not out.

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