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Cameron Smith became the first Australian to win The Open since Greg Norman, who is reported to now be trying to sign his compatriot to a Saudi-backed rebel golf tour.

Talk of Saudi tour clouds Smith’s historic Open win

Cameron Smith refused to rule out joining Greg Norman’s rebel LIV Golf tour after winning the Open Championship with one of the most extraordinary rounds in major history.

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  • Andrew Burke
Australian golfer Cameron Smith holding the famous Claret Jug after winning the British Open.

Cameron Smith just won the British Open with a spectacular comeback

Playing a remarkable five successive birdies to start the back nine, the golfer became the first Australian to claim the famous Claret Jug since Greg Norman.

  • Darren Walton

This Month

Novak Djokovic was too good for Nick Kyrgios in the Wimbledon men’s final.

Kyrgios wins and loses fans in final defeat

Australian bad boy tennis star Nick Kygrios won and lost fans with his behaviour in his loss to Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon men’s final on Sunday.

  • Mark Ludlow
Novak Djokovic kisses the trophy following his victory against Nick Kyrgios at Men’s Singles Final match at Wimbledon.

Built to be flexible, Novak Djokovic bounces back

He can absorb pace like perhaps no man in tennis history. And he can clearly absorb adversity as well, even when it is of his own making.

  • Christopher Clarey
Nick Kyrgios has been a firebrand at Wimbledon.

How sponsors walk a fine line with tennis bad boy Nick Kygrios

Australia’s tennis superstar Nick Kyrgios, who is playing the men’s singles final at Wimbledon on Sunday night, has always drawn a crowd, but is he getting too hot for sponsors?

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  • Mark Ludlow
Novak Djokovic and Nick Kyrgios after the match.

Novak Djokovic beats Nick Kyrgios in Wimbledon final

The Serbian has denied the Australian a maiden grand slam title with an enthralling, drama-charged four-set triumph over the unseeded tennis star.

  • Darren Walton
Matt Ebden and Max Purcell celebrate winning match point in the Wimbledon men’s doubles final.

Aussies win Wimbledon doubles, no. 23 wins women’s final

It was a long and arduous journey to the final for the Australians, with five of their six matches going to five sets while they saved a total of eight match points along the way.

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Serbia’s Novak Djokovic celebrates after beating Britain’s Cameron Norrie.

Comeback kid Djokovic expects a final with ‘fireworks’ against Kyrgios

The top-seeded Novak Djokovic has fashioned a second consecutive win from behind at Wimbledon, beating No. 9 seed Cam Norrie of Britain 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4.

  • Howard Fendrich
Nick Kyrgios celebrates winning against Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece.

Love him or loathe him, the world is watching Nick Kyrgios

Amid the condemnation, a host of tennis greats and business leaders are quietly backing him to succeed, but can Australians embrace the erratic star?

  • Patrick Durkin
Ons Jabeur celebrates a point against Tatjana Maria on the way to winning a spot in the women’s final at Wimbledon.

Ons Jabeur, an entertainer who may soon be a Wimbledon champion

The Tunisian, 27, has worked hard on believing in herself. She comes from a country and region that had produced professional women’s players but never a talent capable of challenging for the biggest prizes.

  • Christopher Clarey
Simon Gerrans

Why this pro cyclist hasn’t looked back since he quit Goldman Sachs

Former yellow jersey wearer and current SBS Tour de France commentator Simon Gerrans has found purpose in retirement by juggling two jobs.

  • Theo Chapman
Thredbo opening day, June 12, 2022.

The snow is good but the runs are strangely quiet

Price rises and tough competition from American operators have hit crowds at NSW’s Thredbo ski resort.

  • Aaron Patrick
Nicolás Kicker was the highest-ranking player to be sanctioned for match-fixing in the history of the sport’s anti-fraud body,

The fixer, the cheat and the corruption crisis in global tennis

Few sports are as fine-tuned for match-fixing. For a decade, it has struggled with deceit, the online gambling boom and organised crime’s influence.

  • William Ralston
Nick Kyrgios

Kyrgios’ pass to final represents tournament’s worst nightmare

While Wimbledon baulked at the prospect of presenting the trophy to Daniil Medvedev, it could yet be forced to glorify the most mercurial and polarising player of all.

  • Oliver Brown
Rafael Nadal announces he is pulling out of Wimbledon.

Kyrgios advances to final after Nadal withdraws with injury

A torn abdominal muscle has knocked Rafael Nadal out, allowing Nick Kyrgios to secure his first final appearance at a major tournament.

  • Howard Fendrich
Nick Kyrgios celebrates his win over Stefanos Tsitsipas earlier in the tournament. His run to the second week at Wimbledon has been overshadowed by an assault charge.

Kyrgios primed for ‘most watched match ever’ but Nadal in doubt

A blockbuster TV audience is expected for Nick Kyrgios’s Wimbledon semi-final clash against Rafael Nadal - if the Spaniard is able to play at all.

  • Patrick Durkin and AAP
Nick Kyrgios and Rafael Nadal are due to face each other in the Wimbledon semi-final.

Nadal injury doubt for Kyrgios blockbuster

A gloomy Rafael Nadal has cast uncertainty over his chances of being fit to face Nick Kyrgios in the Wimbledon semi-final the world wants to see.

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  • Ian Chadband
Stage winner Simon Clarke is congratulated by a teammate.

Simon Clarke wins amid Aussie carnage at Tour de France

It was the greatest day of the Melburnian’s 13-year pro career after the cyclist pulled out all the stops with a “bike throw” to win by a hair’s breadth.

  • Ian Chadband
Nick Kyrgios faces a court date over allegations that he assaulted his ex-girlfriend.

Nick Kyrgios accused of assaulting former girlfriend

As the tennis star prepares for a Wimbledon quarter-final, it emerged that he will face court in Canberra over an alleged incident involving former partner Chiara Passari.

‘A lot of people will be upset’: Kyrgios

Battle-hardened and professional on court, mellow and serene off it – for one day at least – Nick Kyrgios reckons it’s victory or bust at Wimbledon now.

  • Mitch Phillips, Martyn Herman and Pritha Sarkar