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I'm being scrutinised by refs: Maloney  >  Rugby League

Cronulla and NSW playmaker James Maloney says he is being scrutinised heavily by the NRL referees after earning the most penalties in the opening 11 rounds.

Rio champ Chalmers to have heart surgery  >  Other Sports

Australian swimming star Kyle Chalmers has withdrawn from the world championships in July due to a heart condition.

Team NZ cut short Bermuda training session  >  Other Sports

Team New Zealand are forced to shorten their latest America's Cup practice session because of debris issues in the water off Bermuda.

Champion netballer Renae Ingles retires  >  Other Sports

Adelaide Thunderbirds' Renae Ingles has announced her retirement, citing family reasons.

Pacquiao struggling in Horn prep: trainer  >  Other Sports

Manny Pacquiao's trainer says his fighter is behind in preparations for his bout with Australian Jeff Horn on July 2.

Read signs through to next World Cup  >  Rugby League

Kieran Read is in the box seat to be All Blacks captain at the next World Cup after extending his New Zealand Rugby contract until 2019.

Head hoping record holds him good stead  >  Cricket

Travis Head is confident his strong form for Australia last summer will be enough to earn him a spot in the Champions Trophy opener on June 2.

Port's Chad Wingard out for two AFL games  >  AFL

Port Adelaide forward Chad Wingard has been sidelined for two weeks with a calf injury.

Samantha Stosur into Strasbourg quarters  >  Tennis

Samantha Stosur has beaten Madison Brengle in straight sets to reach the WTA's Strasbourg International quarter-finals.

Patty Mills sidesteps discussing future  >  Basketball

Mills says the Cavaliers or Celtics need to stay healthy to have a chance at beating the Warriors for the NBA title.

Trbojevic relishes battle with mate Myles  >  Rugby League

It will be the old Origin adage of State versus State, mate versus mate when Jake Trbojevic tests himself on the Origin stage against Manly teammate Nate Myles.

Erratic Nick Kyrgios sent packing in Lyon  >  Tennis

In a disappointing and wildly fluctuating performance Nick Kyrgios has lost to an Argentine qualifier in his opening match in Lyon.

Tahs seeking Super Rugby upset under roof  >  Rugby Union

NSW Waratahs believe playing under a closed roof will suit their style and give them a shot at breaking Australia's 2017 Super Rugby drought against Kiwi sides.

May welcomes indigenous focus in the AFL  >  AFL

Steven May says he would like to see more indigenous coaches in the AFL as the league heads into the Indigenous Round.

French keen to make sure he's No.1 Eel  >  Rugby League

Bevan French knows the next five weeks are vital for his push to keep Parramatta's No.1 NRL jersey from Clinton Gutherson.

Fardy urges Brumbies to push on Super tour  >  Rugby Union

Wallabies flanker Scott Fardy has urged his Brumbies comrades not to rest on their laurels with a crucial period of Super Rugby coming up.

Pearce finds unlikely allies in Queensland  >  Rugby League

Queensland have provided unlikely support for oft maligned NSW halfback Mitchell Pearce ahead of the State of Origin series opener in Brisbane.

AFL debutant praises mentor Heath Shaw  >  AFL

Greater Western Sydney's Harry Perryman says mentor Heath Shaw helped make his transition to AFL football as seamless as possible.

I never felt sure of Blues spot: Jackson  >  Rugby League

Back-rower Josh Jackson admits he never felt certain he'd retain his NSW starting position despite being the team's reigning player of the year.

Taylor Adams blossoming at Collingwood  >  AFL

Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley has heaped praise on star midfielder Taylor Adams and put his improvement down to growing maturity.

Cronk backs JT to make early fitness call  >  Rugby League

Johnathan Thurston will ensure the guessing game over his fitness won't be a long running distraction ahead of Origin I, Cooper Cronk says.

Dockers defend decision to play Ballantyne  >  AFL

Fremantle goalsneak Hayden Ballantyne will spend three to four weeks on the sidelines after re-injuring his left hamstring in the WAFL on Saturday.

Brett Morris to repay Daley's Origin faith  >  Rugby League

NSW Origin veteran Brett Morris says his recall is a reward for hard work after he feared a knee injury last year might have ended his rep career.

I steered clear of Slater debate: Smith  >  Rugby League

Queensland captain Cameron Smith says he steered clear of any talk about whether to recall Billy Slater when he was consulted about the Origin I team.

Napa cherishes Qld debut after Origin ban  >  Rugby League

Queensland prop Dylan Napa says he is cherishing his Maroons debut even more after copping a 12-month State of Origin ban last year.