Kyrgios bows out amid tanking accusations

Michael Chammas 6:17 AM   Nick Kyrgios has crashed out of Wimbledon in four sets amid accusations of tanking.

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Moore named new Wallabies captain

Back as captain: Stephen Moore on Monday.

Phil Lutton 7:42 PM   New Wallabies skipper Stephen Moore has made it his mission to unite the squad.

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Vice-captaincy no No.7 guarantee for Hooper

Michael Hooper of the Waratahs (left) vs Brumbies flanker David Pocock.

David Polkinghorne 9:55 PM   NSW Waratahs flanker Michael Hooper might be the Wallabies vice-captain, but that doesn't mean he's guaranteed to wear the gold No.7 jersey.

Shillington goes into bat for Cam Smith

David Shillington has defended Cameron Smith.

Jon Tuxworth 10:00 PM   David Shillington has labelled Cameron Smith's portrayal as "the villain" in a TV special with Alex McKinnon as "overplayed".

Leilua gutted not to face Knights

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 27:  Joseph Leilua of the Raiders makes a run in his club debut during the round 16 NRL match between the New Zealand Warriors and the Canberra Raiders at Mt Smart Stadium on June 27, 2015 in Auckland, New Zealand.  (Photo by Anthony Au-Yeung/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth 8:00 PM   Canberra mid-season signing Joey Leilua admits it still "kind of sucks" he's banned from playing Newcastle on Friday. 

Smith affected by McKinnon's comments

Angry ... Cameron Smith has reportedly blacklisted Channel Nine.

Cameron Smith will have to overcome the fallout from Alex McKinnon's criticism and perform in Origin III after Queensland veteran Corey Parker described his captain as being "affected" by McKinnon's comments.

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Farah to test out injured hand on Tuesday

All hands on deck: Robbie Farah is still hopeful of passing a last-minute fitness test.

Michael Carayannis   Robbie Farah will get one last crack to prove his fitness for the Blues.

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Taylor hails 'strong performance'

Speed machine: James Tedesco.

Adam Pengilly 10:27 PM   His team are bottom of the ladder and had just slumped to a seventh loss in their last eight games, but try telling Jason Taylor there is trouble in Tiger land.

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Behind Nick Kyrgios' bravado

No holding back: Nick Kyrgios expresses his emotions on court.

Michael Chammas   Behind the bravado and the rock star attitude there is a different side to Nick Kyrgios.

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Camporeale to follow Walsh's path

Scott Camporeale speaks to the media on Monday.

Emma Quayle 7:38 PM   Scott Camporeale's immediate priorities as Adelaide's new senior coach are to take care of his grieving players and continue to push the plan put in place by Phil Walsh nine months ago.

Lyon brushes off mauling in tour game

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Chris Barrett 2:08 PM   The Australian spinner was hit around the park in Essex last week but is confident it will be a different story in the first Test starting on Wednesday.

League HQ

How Klemmer earned respect of Blues teammates

Man of the moment: NSW interchange prop David Klemmer has made an immediate impression on the Origin stage.

Brad Walter 6:35 PM   Some in the NSW camp aren't sure how to take David Klemmer.

State of Origin: Three key Origin match ups

Talks:  Canterbury’s Trent Hodkinson is speaking to Newcastle.

Michael Carayannis 6:34 PM   We dissect the three key match ups hearing into Origin three.

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Rugby Heaven

Genia mulling France backtrack

SUNSHINE COAST, AUSTRALIA - JULY 06:  Will Genia passes the ball during an Australian Wallabies training session at Sunshine Coast Stadium on July 6, 2015 on the Sunshine Coast, Australia.  (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Georgina Robinson 6:50 PM   The Australian Rugby Union is facing a $370,000 price tag to buy second row Kane Douglas out of his contract with Leinster, while it has emerged that Will Genia was having second thoughts about his move to France.

Rebels re-sign Pat Leafa, Tim Metcher for 2016 Super Rugby

Pat Leafa

Roy Ward 5:00 PM   Front-rowers Pat Leafa and Tim Metcher will both be back for season 2016 while Leafa is now signed until the end of season 2017.

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Cricket

The Watto question now has more than one answer

Shane Watson recovers after being hit while batting during a net session in Cardiff.

Greg Baum 7:06 PM   Since it's bound to crop up sooner rather than later, let's begin with the Watto question. Like Wales, it is a different place to start an Ashes series, but also like Wales, it is always going to be just over there, in the corner of everyone's consciousness. It has been for years. Unlike Welsh, the Watto question leaves no one tongue-tied.

Clarke: You don't have to sledge to play tough cricket

"The environment I try and create around this group is I want players to play the way they feel they can play their best cricket": Clarke.

Chris Barrett 6:09 PM   The Test captain has laid down a marker ahead of the resuming of hostilities with England, declaring that Australia did not need to sledge "to play tough cricket" and saying the use of controversial send-offs to farewell departing opposition batsmen was unnecessary

AFL

Time to make a call on Hird, says former club boss

James Hird.

Jon Pierik 8:30 PM   As pressure builds on James Hird, former Essendon chairman Ray Horsburgh has urged the club to soon make a call on whether to retain their coach for 2016 or begin to look elsewhere.

Tiger out for Blues clash

Richmond's Ben Griffiths has injured his shoulder.

Larissa Nicholson 2:02 PM   Chris Newman said on Tuesday the 23-year-old "might be spending some time out."

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Soccer

Bernie Ibini suffers fractured fibula in training session at new club

Bad break: Bernie Ibini has suffered a broken leg.

Sebastian Hassett 11:35 AM   Former Sydney FC and Central Coast Mariners winger Bernie Ibini has endured the worst imaginable to life with new Belgian club Club Brugge, breaking his fibula in a pre-season training accident.

Sexist tweet shows how far women's soccer has to go

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Ishaan Tharoor 9:35 AM   You would hope American soccer authorities would never tweet what the official account of the English national team did.

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ACT Sport

Costigan puts his scarf out for Tara and Walsh

Tuggeranong coach Nathan Costigan, cousin of Tara, pays tribute to Phil Walsh.

David Polkinghorne   All Nathan Costigan could think about during the minute's silence was his two-year-old son and how important it was for him to be a good father.

Brave tame Mustangs to keep finals hopes alive

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Lee Gaskin   Canberra Brave completed a successful weekend road trip to keep its Australian Ice Hockey League finals hopes alive.

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Horse Racing

ATC official allegedly tried to sway cobalt evidence

Under scrutiny: the ATC's Executive Manager of Racing Matt Rudolph has been issued with a show-cause notice.

Adam Pengilly 1:52 PM   The explosive cobalt inquiry involving Sam Kavanagh has taken another twist with high-ranking Australian Turf Club official Matt Rudolph issued a show cause notice for allegedly trying to persuade the embattled trainer to give change evidence he had given to stewards.

Clinic missed warnings about swab holding time

David Vandyke and Arabian Gold at his Warwick Farm Stables last year.

Adam Pengilly   Randwick Equine Centre staff conceded they gave wrong veterinary advice to Segenhoe employees as David Vandyke copped a $12,000 fine from Racing NSW stewards on Monday.

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Moore to lead Wallabies in World Cup

Hooker receives the nod ahead of incumbent skipper Michael Hooper, who has been named vice-captain along with Adam Ashley-Cooper.

USA triumph in World Cup final goal fest

USA claim the 2015 Women's World Cup with an emphatic 5-2 win over reigning champions Japan, including a brilliant long-range strike from Carli Lloyd to secure a first-half hat-trick.

Sydney loses Gary Rohan to injury

Lance Franklin and Kurt Tippett will be back for round 15, but the Swans have lost Gary Rohan to a hamstring strain.

Canberra Raiders Cup: West Belconnen v Gungahlin

The West Belconnen Warriors take on the Gungahlin Bulls on a frosty Canberra day in local first grade rugby league.

Canberra NPL: Monaro v Tuggeranong

The Monaro Panthers take on Tuggeranong United at Riverside Stadium in the Canberra National Premier League.

Thousands attend Phil Walsh tribute

Sporting events across Australia pause to pay tribute to Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh, as fans gather at the Adelaide Oval on Sunday afternoon.

Saints thrash Bombers

The Saints pull off a stunning 110-point thrashing of Essendon in Jobe Watson's 200th game.

Taufua treble ends Cronulla's hot streak

Steve Matai and Jorge Taufua form a lethal left edge combination for the Sea Eagles, while Daly Cherry-Evans bags a try just days after being dropped from Origin.

Ryan Harris reflects on career

After announcing his immediate retirement from all forms of cricket, Ryan Harris insists he has no regrets from his career.

Japan look to speed to retain World Cup

Coach Norio Sasaki believes Japan’s pace and skill will give them the upper hand over the United States in the FIFA Women's World Cup final in Vancouver.