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Sports

Matildas to attack, attack, attack v China  >  Football

The Matildas' overflowing ranks of attackers for this week's matches against China shows the growth in Alen Stajcic's team through 2017.

Stokes talk no distraction for England  >  Cricket

Murmurs that Ben Stokes might soon fly to Australia are being ignored by the English team, who have "pretty much accepted" he won't play in the Ashes series.

Ogilvy's concern for golf's gym junkies  >  Golf

Geoff Ogilvy believes the trend toward weight training in golf is causing injuries when overdone.

Lynch braces for AFL free agency hysteria  >  AFL

Off-contract Tom Lynch knows his Gold Coast future will be a hot topic as the Suns' co-captain returns to pre-season training under new coach Stuart Dew.

Lyon talk "irrelevant", Cook tells English  >  Cricket

Former England skipper Alastair Cook says reminders about the havoc wreaked by Mitchell Johnson four years ago is "irrelevant".

Man charged over Brisbane shooting  >  Other Sports

A 23-year-old man has been charged with shooting a 27-year-old man in the leg at his home in Brisbane last month.

Jones back and ready to challenge Spieth  >  Golf

Local club member Matt Jones is ready to once again upstage Jordan Spieth at the Australian Open in Sydney.

AFL Commission votes to retain the bounce  >  AFL

The traditional centre-square bounce will be retained in the AFL despite opposition from umpires.

Warner's Aust opening partners in Tests  >  Cricket

Australia's vice captain David Warner has had a number of partners selected to open the batting with him in Test cricket.

Taukeiaho to break pain barrier for Tonga  >  Rugby League

Struggling with a niggling knee issue, Tonga forward Sio Siua Taukeiaho says he's ready to battle through Saturday's Rugby League World Cup semi-final.

Pearce exit not your fault, Cronk: Cordner  >  Rugby League

Sydney Roosters captain Boyd Cordner has spoken about Mitchell Pearce's exit from the NRL club.

America's Cup rivals teaming up  >  Other Sports

Two skippers from the recently contested America's Cup will be crewmates in the first SuperFoiler Grand Prix circuit launched early next year.

Pearce could rue Roosters exit: Thurston  >  Rugby League

Johnathan Thurston believes Mitchell Pearce is forgoing a big opportunity to learn off Cooper Cronk by leaving the Sydney Roosters.

McLachlan bullish on AFL mid-year trades  >  AFL

AFL supremo Gillon McLachlan believes it's only a matter of time before the league introduces a mid-year trade period.

Phoenix look to keep up ruthlessness  >  Football

The Wellington Phoenix want to keep their goal-hungry strikers well-fed.

Glenn Archer wins right to appeal assault  >  Other Sports

North Melbourne great Glenn Archer has been granted permission to appeal an assault conviction for punching a runner at his son's football game in Melbourne.

FFA, Ange begin Socceroos talks  >  Football

FFA chairman Steven Lowy, chief executive David Gallop and Ange Postecoglou begin crunch talks on the Socceroos coach's future in Sydney today.

Detained Kikau re-unites with Fiji squad  >  Rugby League

Fiji forward Viliame Kikau has been stopped from leaving New Zealand by authorities due to an expired visa.

Saints' McCartin poised to make his mark  >  AFL    

Young St Kilda forward Tim Membrey believes teammate Paddy McCartin is ready to make his mark with the Saints as they eye a return to AFL finals.

Jillaroos still yet to peak: Sims  >  Rugby League

Australian skipper Ruan Sims says her side have yet to get anywhere near their best despite an impressive start to the women's Rugby League World Cup.

Ashes series to pit mate against mate  >  Cricket

It's hard to imagine a previous Ashes series which has featured so many coaches and players from both sides with strong links to the opposition.

Rebels re-sign Wallabies hooker Uelese  >  Rugby Union    

Wallabies hooker Jordan Uelese has signed a three-year contract extension with Super Rugby franchise the Melbourne Rebels.

Kvitova joins Sydney International field  >  Tennis    

Petra Kvitova has joined a list of grand slam winners in the field for the 2018 Sydney International.

Sacked ref takes legal action against NRL  >  Rugby League

The NRL could end up in industrial court after a sacked referee launched an unfair dismissal claim against rugby league's governing body.

Blake Green signs on with Warriors  >  Rugby League

Blake Green has signed a three-year NRL deal with the Warriors, where he'll partner Shaun Johnson in the halves.