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New Aussie coach Langer lays down law  >  Cricket

Warriors coach JUSTIN LANGER hits balls for catching practice at the change of innings during the Sheffield Shield match between the Western Australia Warriors and the South Australia Redbacks at WACA Perth, Australia.

Australian cricket coach Justin Langer has drawn a line in the sand over player behaviour after officially taking over following the ball-tampering scandal.

Rebels' Koroibete gets timely try haul  >  Rugby Union

Tries have been scarce this Super Rugby season for Marika Koroibete but he has reminded Test selectors of his finishing with a hat-trick against the Sunwolves.

Show me your energy, Reynolds: Cleary  >  Rugby League

Tigers coach IVAN CLEARY looks on before the start of the NRL trial match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Wests Tigers at Barlow Park in Cairns, Australia.

Wests Tigers coach Ivan Cleary says he's looking forward to finally seeing the energy key signing Josh Reynolds can provide upon his return from injury.

LeBron dominates Celtics to stay alive  >  Basketball

ARON BAYNES of the Boomers warms up prior to the match between the Australian Boomers and the Pac-12 College All-stars at Hisense Arena in Melbourne, Australia.

Australian big man Aron Baynes had his most underwhelming game of the series, going scoreless and grabbing four rebounds for the Celtics.

Serena aids Tomic's French Open chances  >  Tennis

BERNARD TOMIC of Australia competes in his first round match during 2018 Australian Open Qualifying at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Bernard Tomic will play at the French Open after a tough two-set win in his final qualifying match against Portugal's Goncalo Oliveira.

Blues skipper to miss a month of AFL  >  AFL

MARC MURPHY of the Blues runs with the ball during the AFL match between the Carlton Blues and the Hawthorn Hawks at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia.

Carlton's season is going from bad to worse, with captain Marc Murphy now looking at a month on the sidelines.

Slater will be right for Origin: Bellamy  >  Rugby League

Storm head coach CRAIG BELLAMY looks dejected after defeat during the NRL match between the Melbourne Storm and the Wests Tigers at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy says Billy Slater could have played against North Queensland on Friday, but he wasn't risked with Origin coming up.

Who the Aussies face at the French Open  >  Tennis

Who the Australians play in the first round of the French Open at Roland Garros.

Eagles ready to confront bogey team Hawks  >  AFL

ADAM SIMPSON, Senior Coach of the Eagles chats to Mark LeCras of the Eagles during the 2017 AFL match between the Collingwood Magpies and the West Coast Eagles at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia.

West Coast haven't beaten Hawthorn away from Perth since 2006 but the Eagles are perfectly placed to end that losing run in their AFL clash at Etihad Stadium.

Dockers back dumped AFL forward Kersten  >  AFL

ROSS LYON, Senior Coach of the Dockers, addresses the players at the three quarter time break during the AFL match between the Fremantle Dockers and the Richmond Tigers at Domain Stadium in Perth, Australia.

Former Geelong forward Shane Kersten has been busy reinventing himself as a defender in a bid to save his AFL career.

Lost Dogs lose bark in AFL loss to Magpies  >  AFL

Bulldogs coach LUKE BEVERIDGE talk to players during the AFL match between the Brisbane Lions and the Western Bulldogs at The Gabba in Brisbane, Australia.

The Western Bulldogs started well but fell to a 35-point defeat to Collingwood at Etihad Stadium.

Mason Cox avoids AFL ban for high bump  >  AFL

MASON COX of the Magpies hydrates with a drink during the JLT Community Series AFL match between Collingwood Magpies and the Western Bulldogs at Ted Summerton Recreational Reserve in Moe, Australia.

Collingwood big man Mason Cox has escaped with a fine for a high bump which flattened Western Bulldogs defender Jason Johannisen.

Zverev's nod to Kyrgios before Open tilt  >  Tennis

German ace Alexander Zverev says beating Nick Kyrgios in Davis Cup this year proves he can finally contend for grand slam glory at the French Open in Paris.

Rebels' Maddocks makes Wallabies case  >  Rugby Union

Melbourne Rebels outside back Jack Maddocks has continued his push for a Wallabies call-up with another starring performance in their Sunwolves win.

Barrett talks up Manly's Origin prospects  >  Rugby League

Manly coach Trent Barrett believes up to four of his players deserve spots in the State of Origin series, including the suspended Api Koroisau.

Nick Cotric the best winger in NRL: Stuart  >  Rugby League

Nick Cotric is in striking distance of a NSW State of Origin debut after a brilliant two-try performance in Canberra's NRL comeback win against Manly.

Don't compare us to Dragons: Panthers  >  Rugby League

St George Illawarra have fielded the same starting 13 every week of the NRL so far, while Penrith have only fielded the same run-on side just once.

Sharks won't replicate ways of 2016 run  >  Rugby League

Cronulla have won five straight NRL games for the first time since 2016 but Shane Flanagan isn't approaching the season like their premiership-winning campaign.

Australian Barty in French Open doubt  >  Tennis

Australian No.1 Ashleigh Barty has retired from her Strasbourg International semi-final with a back injury, placing her in doubt for the French Open.

Tomic and Kyrgios to clash at French Open  >  Tennis

Former Australian Davis Cup teammates and grand slam doubles partners Bernard Tomic and Nick Kyrgios will clash for the first time in a French Open blockbuster.

Pies launch second-half blitz to down Dogs  >  AFL

The Western Bulldogs jumped out to an early lead, but Collingwood have fought back to score a 35-point win at Etihad Stadium.

Storm edge Cowboys in Townsville NRL win  >  Rugby League

Melbourne have eked out a 7-6 NRL win over North Queensland, with a field goal from Cameron Munster giving the visitors the advantage in Townsville.

Rebels earn bonus-point win over Sunwolves  >  Rugby Union

Melbourne have secured 40-13 bonus-point win over the Sunwolves to stay in touch with the Waratahs, who lead the Australian Super Rugby conference.

Raiders defeat Manly in NRL thriller  >  Rugby League

AIDAN SEZER of the Raiders gets away from MATTHEW MOYLAN of the Panthers during the NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the Penrith Panthers at GIO Stadium in Canberra, Australia.

Canberra have stolen a stunning victory from Manly, with a last-gasp Aidan Sezer field goal winning the NRL clash 21-20.

Tomic wins through to French Open  >  Tennis

BERNARD TOMIC of Australia returns a shot during a match of the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York City

Bernard Tomic will play at the French Open after a tough two-set win in his final qualifying match against Portugal's Goncalo Oliveira.