'Such bullsh**t. Middle of the game. Unreal.'

A furious Nick Kyrgios has taken aim at the US Open crowd, after a group was allowed to proceed courtside in the middle of a game during his first round loss to Andy Murray.

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Six weeks out the Capitals don't have a team

Canberra Capitals recruit Kathleen Macleod is in doubt for the WNBL season.

Jon Tuxworth 1:35 PM   Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf has conceded recruit Kathleen MacLeod is no certainty to play this season.

Michael Rogers wins Olympic bronze ... finally

Michael Rogers has finally won the bronze medal from the Athens Olympics - 11 years later.

6:56 PM   Canberra's Michael Rogers has been awarded a bronze medal for an event he raced in 11 years ago - the 2004 Athens Olympics.

Hewitt dreading showdown with Tomic

Lleyton Hewitt

Michael Chammas 2:08 PM   Retiring Australian veteran Lleyton Hewitt has kept his US Open hopes alive but the 34-year-old is dreading his second round clash against Bernard Tomic.

Kokkinakis retires after 'absolute torture'

Popular figure: Kokkinakis received a warm response from the crown for attempting to play through the pain.

Michael Chammas 8:30 AM   In a heartbreaking end to what was a gallant display, Thanasi Kokkinakis has bowed out of the US Open in "absolute torture" after a leg injury reduced him to serving underarm against Richard Gasquet.

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Clarke pulls out of BBL deal with Stars

Michael Clarke embraces his wife Kyly after his last Test on August 23.

Chris Barrett 9:30 AM   EXCLUSIVE Michael Clarke has pulled out of his contract with Big Bash League team Melbourne Stars, meaning the retired Test captain may well have played his final professional match in Australia.

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Tomane hopes to show World Cup class

Winging it: Joe Tomane training at Notre Dame.

Rupert Guinness 4:48 PM   Joe Tomane realises that he faces one of the tightest selection battles within the Wallabies World Cup squad with four other players vying with him for two spots on the wing for Australia.

Rugby league

Eels close in on Cornish, Nicholls gets lifeline

Raiders halfback Mitch Cornish has attracted interest from Parramatta and Wakefield in the UK.

Jon Tuxworth 6:22 PM   Mitch Cornish will get a perfect chance to try to impress the club which are looking at throwing him a lifeline.

Rugby league

Canberra Raiders lose Austin, Wighton 

Jack Wighton was slapped with a grade two careless high tackle charge for his hit on Jamie Soward.

Jon Tuxworth 8:09 PM   Canberra Raiders fullback Jack Wighton's season may be over a week early after he was slapped with a grade two careless high tackle charge for his hit which forced Penrith's Jamie Soward off the field.

Rugby union

Taliauli ready to give back to Brumbies

Excited: Vikings and Brumbies player  Lauisii Taliauli has signed a new one-year deal.

Kyle Mackey-Laws 7:42 PM   ACT Brumbies winger Lausii Taliauli admits he thought his time at the club was coming to an end, and vowed to make the most of his new one-year contract.

Hayne makes 49ers' 75-man roster

Jarryd Hayne

Michael Chammas 6:56 PM   Jarryd Hayne has survived the first official cut at the San Francisco 49ers, as he was named in the team's 75-man roster on Tuesday morning.

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League HQ

Hayne makes the cut ... in video game

Jarryd Hayne in the EA Sports game Madden 16.

Michael Carayannis 4:04 PM   Jarryd Hayne might not be an official San Francisco 49ers squad member yet but the former rugby league star has already been included as part of the Madden 16 video game.

Roosters enforcer Evans remembers the tough old days

Rough and ready: Kane Evans.

Daniel Lane 3:56 PM   Sydney Roosters forward Kane Evans admitted no-one has been more surprised by his NRL success than himself. He admitted that despite his father's best efforts to help him get noticed he could never get a look in for junior representative football when he was a gangly teenager.

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Rugby Heaven

D'Arcy and Trimble out as Irish gamble

Missing out: Gordon D'Arcy (pictured in 2006) made his Ireland debut in 1999.

Tom Cary 12:49 PM   Gordon D'Arcy's international career may be over after the veteran centre was left out of Ireland's Rugby World Cup squad yesterday.

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SBW to put frustrating year behind him

"I'm really ready to get out there and take my shot if I get it": Williams.

12:41 PM   Sonny Bill Williams is thankful to be injury-free at the right time and ready to play his best rugby of a fluctuating year at the World Cup.

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Cricket

Michael Clarke may join Channel Nine commentary team

Michael Clarke: Time for a break.

Jon Pierik, Samantha Lane and Larissa Nicholson 3:59 PM   Having reneged on a commitment to play Big Bash League cricket this summer, Michael Clarke could have the next step in his professional career - joining the Channel Nine commentary team - clarified as early as next week.

Marsh calls for overhaul of ball-tracking used in DRS

Overhaul: Australian selector Rod Marsh is no fan of the Decision Review System for lbw calls.

Jamie Marcuson 3:48 PM   Australian selector Rod Marsh has criticised DRS and the use of ball-tracking technology in Test cricket.

AFL

Cross to retire just shy of 250 AFL matches

Retiring Demon Daniel Cross.

12:52 PM   Veteran Daniel Cross has opted to retire after Melbourne decided not to offer the 249-game player a new contract.

Sheedy, Bellamy to help Dons' coach search

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 12:  Kevin Sheedy the former coach of the Bmbers waves his scarf after winning the round two AFL match between the Essendon Bombers and the Hawthorn Hawks at Melbourne Cricket Ground on April 12, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

AFL Essendon have confirmed that Kevin Sheedy and Craig Bellamy will be involved in the selection process for their next senior coach.

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Soccer

United officials told to clean up ground

Mouse

3:10 PM   One of the world's biggest football clubs has been accused of failing to tackle a major problem with pests.

War of words erupts over blown deal

Going nowhere ... for now: David de Gea, pictured in Madrid on Tuesday.

Mark Ogden 1:22 PM   Manchester United have accused Real Madrid of scuppering David de Gea's £29 million ($62.5 million) transfer to the Bernabeu as a war of words between two of the game's biggest clubs erupted after the deal dramatically collapsed.

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ACT Sport

Orienteering

Canberra Cockatoos competitor Ian Lawford claims double at national orienteering league

Canberra Cockatoos competitor Ian Lawford won two races at the national orienteering league at Ballarat on the weekend.

Canberra Cockatoos competitor Ian Lawford warmed up for the Australian championships, winning two races at the national orienteering league at Ballarat last weekend.

Floros remains at Heat to learn from Vettori

Jason Floros, right, says he is hoping to play the second spinner role and get more opportunity with the bat.

Lee Gaskin   Canberra all-rounder Jason Floros says having the opportunity to learn from champion New Zealand spinner Daniel Vettori was a major factor in re-signing with the Brisbane Heat.

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Horse Racing

Caulfield Cup: Prince Cheri starts preparation

Horse racing

3:24 PM   Fully recovered from a back injury, Prince Cheri commences a campaign at Moonee Valley that his trainer hopes will lead to a start in the Caulfield Cup.

Caulfield Cup: Protectionist, Snow Sky head weights

Horse racing

3:19 PM   Last year's Melbourne Cup winner Protectionist and UK galloper Snow Sky head the weights for the Caulfield Cup.

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NRL: Raiders v Panthers

The Canberra Raiders take on the Penrith Panthers at home in the second-to-last round of the NRL.

Raiders get points against Panthers

Canberra Raiders post 34-18 win over Penrith Panthers to round out an otherwise disappointing home season.

Sydney look forward to finals

After a big win over St Kilda on the weekend, the Swans are quietly confident as the finals loom.

Swans stun Man United

Swansea inflict Manchester United first loss of season while Southampton record first win of season.

Sharapova to miss US Open

World number three Maria Sharapova withdraws from the US Open due to injury.

Rugby union: under 18s grand final

St. Edmunds College and Daramalan College clash in the grand final of the ACT Junior Rugby Union competition.

Canberra Raiders Cup: preliminary final

Queanbeyan Blues clash with West Belconnen in the preliminary final of the Canberra Raiders Cup at Seiffert Oval.

Oceania boxing championships

Oceania's best male boxers gather at the AIS in Canberra to compete.

Raiders v Panthers preview

Michael Carayannis previews the round 25 clash between the Canberra Raiders and the Penrith Panthers.

Manly crushed as Roosters soar

Sydney Roosters cement position as premiership favourites and ruin Geoff Toovey's final appearance at Brookvale Oval with a ruthless 46-10 romp against Manly.