Hurst was a star ironman competitor in the past. Picture: Brett Costello

Former surf ironman, Olympic swimmer Ky Hurst fighting fit for SailGP on Sydney Harbour

June 28, 2019

Surf legend Ky Hurst believes ironmen are among the fittest athletes on the planet but the sailors racing the radical foiling F50 catamarans in the new SailGP series are making their own mark. The face of sailing is being overhauled by the growth of foiling crafts with the men and women racing increasingly fit, agile, […]

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Tomic, Kokkinakis in all-Aussie showdown for US Open spot

June 20, 2019

Bernard Tomic and Thanasi Kokkinakis in All-Aussie encounter.Source:Getty Images BERNARD Tomic and Thanasi Kokkinakis have been thrust into a spicy all-Australian first-round qualifying match at the US Open in New York. With both missing direct entry into the season’s final grand slam event as they languish outside the world’s top 150, Tomic and Kokkinakis must […]

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A brutal message: ‘You’re not that good’

March 11, 2019

      I’D dreamt of this day. Many have. A day when all eyes look upon you and you bathe     in such inspection. A winner. The athlete, the actor, the rock star or the bride.   This day was meant to be yours. Your time to shine. And yet I couldn’t have […]

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Can’t be stopped! Flawless Djoker sets up thrilling decider

January 1, 2019

      Novak Djokovic produced a masterclass to crush Kevin Anderson and set up a title decider at the ATP Finals against Alexander Zverev, who ousted Roger Federer after a bizarre incident involving a ball boy.     World number one Djokovic comfortably saw off the fourth seed 6-2, 6-2, never looking remotely troubled […]

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Monster truck Extreme flies over a jump at Wayville Showgrounds. Picture: AAP/Mark Brake

Monster’s ball at Showground

November 15, 2018

International monster truck drivers Don Frankish and Kim Carter Bard will headline another edition of the Monster Truck Rumble at the Adelaide Showgrounds on Saturday night.     The drivers tuned up their cars and got used to the track on Thursday and organisers are expecting a bumper crowd.   Kim Carter Bard, driver of […]

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Mirinda Carfrae, Sarah Crowley, Cam Wurth top 10 at Hawaii ironman triathlon in Kona

October 9, 2018

Swimmers waiting for the start of the Hawaii Ironman triathlon.Source:AP FORMER three-time winner Mirinda Carfrae posted her fastest-ever time in the Hawaii ironman triathlon on the comeback from starting as family as one record-breaker proposed to his girlfriend and the other revealed she has almost pulled out before smashing the course record. Multiple winner Carfrae […]

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Simmons linked to $260m gamble

September 29, 2018

  Speculation is swirling that Aussie Ben Simmons could become the first No. 1 draft pick in the NBA to turn his back on a rookie max contract extension. The 22-year-old Philadelphia star is in line to begin negotiating his first major NBA payday from July — at the end of the NBA Finals — […]

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