Seven's failure to screen Ash's Barty's first-round match at Wimbledon is a symptom of a bigger problem.
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.
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 […]
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The thing to watch this weekend will be sport -- we have a shot in the rugby and tennis to beat our former colonial masters.
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.
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.
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.