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Australia's new heavyweight talent has put the world on notice

Australia's new heavyweight talent has put the world on notice

After just two fights, Justis Huni has turned heads with his power, movement and speed. Now all he wants in 2021 is Olympic gold and a heavyweight title.

  • by Phil Lutton

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A wave, a legend, his son; TJ Hendy ready to step out of father's shadow

A wave, a legend, his son; TJ Hendy ready to step out of father's shadow

The Hendy name was too much to carry for TJ, son of Ironman legend Trevor. That was until one wave changed his outlook on everything.

  • by Phil Lutton
As it happened: India take series lead as concussion sub Chahal stars with the ball

As it happened: India take series lead as concussion sub Chahal stars with the ball

Concussion substitute Yuzvendra Chahal claimed three wickets and was named man of the match as India held on by 11 runs to take a 1-0 series lead.

  • by Phil Lutton
Two-year ban to a month: Naden could be first athlete in world to use new WADA code

Two-year ban to a month: Naden could be first athlete in world to use new WADA code

Brent Naden returned a positive test under current, stringent anti-doping rules. So why will he get the benefit of key WADA changes that begin from January 1?

  • by Phil Lutton and Adrian Proszenko
Justis Huni does nothing to quell hype in four-round stoppage win

Justis Huni does nothing to quell hype in four-round stoppage win

The young Australian heavyweight champion, just 21, looked excellent in stopping Arsene Fosso in Brisbane in just his second professional fight.

  • by Phil Lutton
When Smith said he'd found his hands, it was a masterful understatement
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When Smith said he'd found his hands, it was a masterful understatement

It's worth breathing in the early season wonder of Steve Smith, with freshly relocated hands, dismantling India in the ODI series.

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All Blacks smash Pumas to leave Wallabies with a ton of work to do

All Blacks smash Pumas to leave Wallabies with a ton of work to do

There was no fairytale this time. New Zealand have had their revenge on Argentina with a 38-0 victory that all but guarantees the Tri Nations crown for 2020.

  • by Phil Lutton
'Appalling': Indians fined as Australians vow to act on slow over rates

'Appalling': Indians fined as Australians vow to act on slow over rates

Former Australian stars want the ICC to act after woefully slow over rates meant Friday night's opening one-day international finished an hour late.

  • by Jon Pierik, Tom Decent and Phil Lutton
Millman proud he took US Open plunge in a year he'll never forget

Millman proud he took US Open plunge in a year he'll never forget

John Millman was reluctant to risk his health at the US Open but has no regrets in a year of breakthroughs and fresh challenges for the Australian.

  • by Phil Lutton
Dressel revives super suit to chase unbreakable swimming mark

Dressel revives super suit to chase unbreakable swimming mark

American star Caeleb Dressel will squeeze into the infamous Speedo super suit to see how fast he really can swim 50 metres.

  • by Phil Lutton
Foreign stars can't grasp Australia's COVID success, says Millman

Foreign stars can't grasp Australia's COVID success, says Millman

Australian ATP rep says players from countries where soaring infection rates are a fact of life can't fathom the caution Down Under - and questioned whether the Australian Open can work if players have to undergo a hard quarantine.

  • by Phil Lutton