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Former Wallabies coach Michael Cheika.

Three jobs, four continents and World Cups in two codes: Why Cheika is getting no sleep

Former Wallabies coach Michael Cheika is burning the candle at three ends with cross-code duties for Argentina, Lebanon and in Japan. And he’s loving it.

  • by Iain Payten


Lachlan Ilias leaves the WIN Stadium pitch after just half an hour against the Dragons.

‘He’ll learn from it’: Souths coach says benched half won’t be scarred

Lachlan Ilias watched the bulk of the contest from the sideline on Thursday night after being sensationally removed from the fray as St George Illawarra ran riot.

  • by Caden Helmers
Newcastle captain Kalyn Ponga has played in a side decimated by injuries.
NRL 2022

Why are the Knights rusting away in Steel City?

Adam O’Brien is confident the Knights can eventually resolve issues that have been ingrained for “close to two decades”.

  • by Caden Helmers

Insight & Analysis

Andrew Johns: What Nathan Cleary must do in Origin II

The Penrith halfback has been unfairly criticised following NSW’s loss in Origin I.

Andrew Johns
Andrew Johns

League columnist

‘What’s he doing?!’ The decision that saw Graham Arnold silence his critics

Mark Bosnich’s mobile phone lit up with criticism as the Socceroos coach rolled the dice against Peru.

Andrew Webster
Andrew Webster

Chief Sports Writer

‘The greatest thing he has ever been a part of’: Vindication for Arnold, Socceroos as they slay the doubters

The Socceroos’ win over Peru is the ultimate vindication for Graham Arnold, who kept the faith in his players despite mounting criticism of him and his methods.

Michael Lynch
Michael Lynch

Senior sports reporter with The Age



Andrew Redmayne became a household name thanks to his penalty shootout heroics against Peru.

What reaction to Redmayne’s antics says about good old Aussie bottle

It’s always fun to observe the double, triple and quadruple standards of Australians when it comes to sportsmanship. The rest of the world wasn’t impressed.

  • by Malcolm Knox
Andrew Redmayne’s Socceroos teammates celebrate after the keeper’s crucial save in Doha.

New Zealand likely opponent for Socceroos’ World Cup farewell

The Socceroos won’t play a World Cup farewell, meaning the two games against New Zealand in September will be fans’ only chance to see the team before Qatar.

  • by Dominic Bossi



Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart prepares to drive against Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry.

NBA Finals game six LIVE updates: Boston Celtics v Golden State Warriors

Jaylen Brown and the Celtics need to win at home to send the series to game seven as Steve Kerr’s Warriors eye a fourth championship in eight seasons.

  • by Paul Suttor
Andrew Gaze.

Gaze officially a legend, Daniels scores draft invite

Andrew Gaze will officially become a Basketball Australia legend next month while Dyson Daniels has been invited to attend the NBA Draft in person.

  • by Roy Ward


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McIlroy insists hot start to US Open not about sending LIV Golf message

Rory McIlroy is one shot off the lead at the US Open with Adam Scott the only Australian under par after the opening round at The Country Club.

  • by Frank Pingue
Ariarne Titmus

Absent stars won’t take wind out of Dolphins at World Championships

Ariarne Titmus and Emma McKeon are sitting it out but the Australians head to the FINA World Championships in Budapest ready to continue their Tokyo momentum.

  • by Phil Lutton

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