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Channel Nine Olympic swimming coverage enters 96th straight hour

Channel Nine Olympic swimming coverage enters 96th straight hour

Channel Nine’s coverage of the swimming meeting at the London Olympics has entered its 96th straight hour. Hosting its first Olympic games since 1972, Nine has been widely criticised for focusing too heavily on…

Female Chinese swimmer tests negative to performance enhancing drugs

Female Chinese swimmer tests negative to performance enhancing drugs

There were unconfirmed reports circulating London this morning that a female Chinese swimmer has tested negative to performance enhancing drugs. After teenage swimming sensation Ye Shiwen smashed the world record…

Positive Tour de France drug test ends cycling’s “age of innocence”

Positive Tour de France drug test ends cycling’s “age of innocence”

The international sporting community is in shock today following news that a cyclist, Luxembourg rider Frank Schleck, tested positive to a banned substance at the Tour de France yesterday. Schleck,…

Australian public gets behind “Aussie Azarenka”

Australian public gets behind “Aussie Azarenka”

Following “Aussie Kim’s” exit yesterday from the women’s draw of the Australian open, the weight of support from the Australian public has been thrown behind Belerus seed, Victoria Azarenka, or…

The Fanatics celebrate 15 years of making Australia cringe

The Fanatics celebrate 15 years of making Australia cringe

The Fanatics – the group of predominantly single, white, middle-aged and under-educated Australian males lacking the required cultural sensitivity to function as an individual – are celebrating fifteen years of…

Hewitt vows to accept inevitable first-round exit with dignity

Hewitt vows to accept inevitable first-round exit with dignity

In an uncharacteristic display of humility, Lleyton Hewitt has vowed to accept his inevitable first-round exit from this year’s Australian Open with dignity. Speaking ahead of tomorrow’s loss to world…

Ponting pre-selected for 2014 Ashes following SCG century

Ponting pre-selected for 2014 Ashes following SCG century

On the back of his century in last week’s second test against India, Cricket Australia has confirmed that former-test captain and current-limelight hog, Ricky Ponting, will retain his spot in…

Ponting defects to NSW in bid to save test career

Ponting defects to NSW in bid to save test career

Former Australian test captain and life-long Tasmanian, Ricky Ponting, has reportedly taken the extraordinary step of defecting to New South Wales in order to ensure his selection for the upcoming Boxing…

Kim Jong-Un attacks Cricket Australia over opaque selection policy

Kim Jong-Un attacks Cricket Australia over opaque selection policy

Kim Jong-Un, successor to his deceased father Kim Jong-Il as North Korea’s leader, has used his first public address to launch a scathing attack on Cricket Australia’s lack of transparency…

Ricky Ponting Refuses To Leave Hobart House-Party

Ricky Ponting Refuses To Leave Hobart House-Party

Former Australian test captain Ricky Ponting is alleged to have overstayed his welcome at a Hobart house-party on Monday night following Australia’s dismal second test lost to New Zealand. “Early…