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Ash Barty stuff-up the latest lowlight for Seven’s blokey management

Ash Barty stuff-up the latest lowlight for Seven’s blokey management

Seven's failure to screen Ash's Barty's first-round match at Wimbledon is a symptom of a bigger problem.

Sorry (yawn), boss, but there’s sport to watch

Sorry (yawn), boss, but there’s sport to watch

The World Cup, Wimbledon and soon the Commonwealth Games have Australian sport fans up at all hours. Are we losing anything apart from sleep? Freelance writer (and avid World Cup watcher) Hari Raj reports.

Our Wimbledon balls-up

Our Wimbledon balls-up

Crown cronyism Alan Baird writes: Re. “O’Farrell breaks promise, gifts $250m to Packer in two days” (Friday). For someone who dabbles in the doings of the sharemarket, Stephen Mayne has remained remarkably “at arm’s length” regarding the shenanigans from Crown, O’Farrell and the unlamented dross from the NSW ALP Right, following role model Richo. In addition […]

Media briefs: climate correction … ‘magical Murray’ … living on a prayer …

Media briefs: climate correction … ‘magical Murray’ … living on a prayer …

US President Barack Obama is the most popular politician on Twitter, but no other pollies come close to the late Hugo Chavez. Plus other media snippets.

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: Poms v Aussies in sport this weekend

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: Poms v Aussies in sport this weekend

The thing to watch this weekend will be sport -- we have a shot in the rugby and tennis to beat our former colonial masters.

Finally it’s time for strawberries and cream

Finally it’s time for strawberries and cream

John Isner finally emerged as the winner of the three day, 12 hour, epic Wimbledon battle with Nicolas Mahut. The longest match ever contained the longest set, the most games and the most aces.

Roddick and Federer’s Shakespearean saga

Roddick and Federer’s Shakespearean saga

The Wimbledon men's final was a performance of drama, skill and guts. This wasn't tennis: it was Shakespeare.

Why Wimbledon grass is greener for Hewitt

Why Wimbledon grass is greener for Hewitt

There is a frantic grace to Hewitt on grass and he never looked like losing the third set, writes Mikey Stafford of Lley Lley's third-round Wimbledon win.

Wimbledon’s new retractable roof unveiled

Wimbledon’s new retractable roof unveiled

The closing of a Wimbledon roof in seven minutes, four seconds drew 15,000 pairs of eyes upwards with the sense of wonder that normally overcomes a first-time visitor to the Sistine Chapel.

Australian tennis is stuffed

Australian tennis is stuffed

The extraordinary brilliance on display in the Wimbledon men’s final only served to highlight the paucity of the current Antipodean offering, writes Charles Happell.