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Phil Lutton is a sports reporter.

How George Kambosos jnr took down ‘The Takeover’
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How George Kambosos jnr took down ‘The Takeover’

Many in the fight game thought Teofimo Lopez would be far too strong for George Kambosos. They were wrong, and here is how the Sydneysider shocked the world.

  • by Phil Lutton

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Australia’s next big thing learnt how to bowl leg-spin watching Warnie on YouTube

Australia’s next big thing learnt how to bowl leg-spin watching Warnie on YouTube

Sydney Thunder’s Tanveer Sangha has never met Shane Warne or Anil Kumble, but has them to thank for his conversion from an aspiring quick to a spin sensation.

  • by Phil Lutton
The battles within the bout that could lead Kambosos jnr to world title glory
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The battles within the bout that could lead Kambosos jnr to world title glory

An upset against Teofimo Lopez would be one of the great wins for an Australian fighter. Here’s how George Kambosos jnr can get into the contest in New York City.

  • by Phil Lutton
AOC says Winter Olympians must be backed regardless of boycott stance

AOC says Winter Olympians must be backed regardless of boycott stance

The Chef de Mission for Australia’s Beijing Winter Olympians says competitors deserve public support even if the government enacts a diplomatic boycott.

  • by Phil Lutton
Sydney set for massive summer of tennis as calendar revealed

Sydney set for massive summer of tennis as calendar revealed

Sydney will host two weeks of elite tennis in January ahead of the Australian Open, with the ATP Cup a possible first stop for Novak Djokovic if he travels.

  • by Phil Lutton
Wild weather set to severely curtail England’s crucial Ashes warm-ups

Wild weather set to severely curtail England’s crucial Ashes warm-ups

The tourists may end up barely hitting a ball in anger before the first Test, with the forecast looking ominous ahead of the Gabba opener on December 8.

  • by Phil Lutton
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La Nina rains on England’s parade as first outing cut short by weather
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La Nina rains on England’s parade as first outing cut short by weather

England’s intra-squad tour match was a stop-start affair before being halted for good, while the players were kept off limits to the public and media.

  • by Phil Lutton
As it happened: Tim Tszyu v Takeshi Inoue in super welterweight contest

As it happened: Tim Tszyu v Takeshi Inoue in super welterweight contest

The unbeaten Australian will put a likely shot at a world championship on the line when he faces his first international opponent at Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena.

  • by Phil Lutton and Adrian Proszenko
Heat loss leaves Sixers at risk of being frozen out of finals

Heat loss leaves Sixers at risk of being frozen out of finals

Sydney may be without a side in the WBBL finals after the Sixers failed to fire against the in-form Brisbane Heat, managing only 7-91 from their 20 overs.

  • by Phil Lutton
Curl runnings: The two Australian athletes chasing Winter Olympic history

Curl runnings: The two Australian athletes chasing Winter Olympic history

Australia has never fielded an athlete since curling became a fully fledged Winter Olympic sport. That could all be about to change.

  • by Phil Lutton
Off the hook: Australian golf is finally emerging from its COVID funk

Off the hook: Australian golf is finally emerging from its COVID funk

The third member of the summer sport trinity, golf has been a conspicuous absentee on Australian screens. Now there is some light at the end of the tunnel.

  • by Phil Lutton