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Jabeur retires from Sydney QF with injury; Murray reaches SF

Jan. 13, 2022 09:10 AM EST

SYDNEY (AP) — Ons Jabeur retired with a lower back injury in the Sydney Classic quarterfinals on Thursday, allowing Anett Kontaveit to advance. The fourth-seeded Kontaveit advanced after the seventh-seeded Tunisian lost the opening set 6-4 and decided to stop soon after. ...

Barty opens her 2022 season with win over Gauff in Adelaide

Jan. 05, 2022 15:06 PM EST

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Top-ranked Ash Barty had a tough opener to her 2022 season, having to rally from a set and a break down to beat 17-year-old American Coco Gauff 4-6, 7-5, 6-1 on Wednesday in the second round of the Adelaide International. The Wimbledon champion dropped...

Indianapolis 500-winning team owner Kalkhoven dies at 77

Jan. 04, 2022 18:19 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Kalkhoven, the team co-owner of Tony Kanaan's Indianapolis 500-winning entry in 2013, died Tuesday. He was 77. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced Kalkhoven's death and did not detail a cause. Kalkhoven was co-owner with Jimmy Vasser...

Osaka opens her season with a win over Cornet in Melbourne

Jan. 04, 2022 09:12 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Naomi Osaka is back in a place where she's won two of her four Grand Slam singles titles and she's feeling good vibes after some time off trying to rediscover her love for the game. The Australian Open champion opened her 2022 season with a 6-4, 3-6, 6-3...

No Novak yet but rest of tennis prepares for Australian Open

Jan. 02, 2022 18:52 PM EST

While the “will he or won’t he” question remains for No. 1 Novak Djokovic and his participation in the Australian Open, the rest of the tennis world returns to work this week to prepare for the season’s first major beginning Jan. 17 at Melbourne Park. The men’s ATP Cup team...

European prospects eye Australian springboard to NBA

Nov. 30, 2021 10:29 AM EST

There's a new stopover for European prospects who hope their journeys lead to the NBA draft: Australia. The Next Stars program of the National Basketball League has groomed the likes of LaMelo Ball and Josh Giddey and has now added young European players to its ranks for...

Australia cricket captain resigns after "sexting" scandal

Nov. 19, 2021 02:50 AM EST

Tim Paine took over the Australian test cricket team captaincy following one of the country's biggest and most embarrassing international scandals. He's lost it following a more personal indiscretion. Paine quit as test captain on Friday after being...

Coming out: Cavallo's key message before Australian season

Oct. 27, 2021 21:25 PM EDT

Josh Cavallo recorded the statement that he'd been too concerned to talk about publicly for a very long time. “There's something personal that I need to share with everyone: I'm a footballer, and I am gay,” Cavallo said in a video published Wednesday by Adelaide...