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Viktor Troicki gives umpire huge serve after Wimbledon loss

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 10:21

Viktor Troicki loses his match and the plot at Wimbledon, with a incredible outburst at the umpire - but he later receives support from Australia's Nick Kyrgios.

Tomic apologises for 'retard' comment after easing into Wimbledon third round

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 05:49

Bernard Tomic, John Millman and qualifier Matt Barton both score day-four wins at Wimbledon, but Sam Stosur and Daria Gavrilova are out of the championships.

Grandstand Thursday June 30

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 18:13
On this episode: Has shooter Michael Diamond fired his last Olympic shot? Michael Phelps will be looking to add to his medal haul in Rio. Bernard Tomic moves into the second round in Wimbledon.

Bernard Tomic says he was forced to wait "like a retard"

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 17:17
Bernard Tomic has angered disability charities and rights organisations with post-match comments suggesting he was forced to wait for his opponent "like a retard".

Tomic under fire for 'deeply offensive' 'retard' line

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 14:05

Bernard Tomic angers disability charities and rights organisations with post-match comments suggesting he was forced to wait for his opponent "like a retard".

Kyrgios cops fine for unsportsmanlike conduct

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 08:20
Nick Kyrgios, in his opening Wimbledon match, has been fined $3,380 for unsportsmanlike conduct.

Federer ends Willis dream, Djokovic sets Slam record at rain-hit Wimbledon

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 06:28

Roger Federer ends Marcus Willis's brief flirtation with Wimbledon fame as Novak Djokovic racks up an Open era record of 30 successive major wins.

Kyrgios fined for unsportsmanlike conduct

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 06:06

Nick Kyrgios has been been hit with a fine for unsportsmanlike conduct but a former Wimbledon champion says don't try to rein in the mercurial talent.

Tomic scrapes through at Wimbledon

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 05:52

Bernard Tomic is the fifth Australian through to the second round at Wimbledon after emerging from a tense and rain-delayed clash with Fernando Verdasco.

Athletes not being properly warned when drugs become banned: advocate

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 11:56

Advocates say anti-doping bodies are not adequately informing athletes about when a drug is about to be banned.

Nadal to miss Wimbledon with wrist injury

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 05:58

Rafael Nadal will miss Wimbledon after failing to recover from the wrist injury which also forced his early withdrawal from the French Open.

Sharapova to appeal two year doping ban

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 01:48
Beverley O'Connor speaks to Catherine Ordway from Snedden, Hall and Gallop lawyers about the doping ban handed to tennis star Maria Sharapova.

Grandstand Thursday June 9

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 18:24
Maria Sharapova to fight a suspension from Tennis for testing positive to a banned substance. Veteran centre Steve Matai will undergo neck surgery and won’t play again this year. Michael Cheika has named four debutants for the first match on Saturday in Brisbane.

Is enough being done to prevent athletes breaching doping rules?

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 16:11

Should authorities loosen privacy provisions around drug testing in order to warn athletes their once-legal drugs are about to be banned?

Sharapova two-year ban too lenient, says Cash

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 12:31

Maria Sharapova says her two-year ban for taking meldonium is unfair but former Wimbledon champion Pat Cash believes she got off lightly.

Nike stands by Sharapova, lifts suspension

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 08:09

US sports goods giant Nike says it will resume its sponsorship of Maria Sharapova, insisting the banned Russian star had not intentionally committed a doping offence.

Maria Sharapova banned for two years for failing drug test

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 01:30

The Russian tennis star says she will "fight to be back on the tennis court as soon as possible after copping a two-year ban from tennis for testing positive to a banned substance at the Australian Open.

Grandstand Tuesday June 7

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 18:19
On this episode: Benn Robinson forced into premature retirement. Melbourne cup winning jockey Michelle Payne is set to be released from hospital. Roger Federer is fully fit again and focussing on the grass court season.

Serena tops Sharapova as world's highest paid sportswoman

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 12:37

Serena Williams overtakes Maria Sharapova as the world's highest-paid sportswoman, according to Forbes Magazine.