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Adam Cooper Just over 30 years ago Kim Hughes held a post-game press conference in which he, to use a journalistic term, "buried the lead".
Adam Cooper and AAP A key witness in the doping case against 34 past and present Essendon players has questioned the timing of his arrest for possessing steroids, but maintains he has a strong defence.
Adam Cooper Suspended jockey Danny Nikolic has been charged with perjury after allegedly giving false evidence to a court over a traffic accident.
Adam Cooper Australia's ringleader in a soccer match-fixing syndicate has pleaded guilty and two players who helped throw games have been convicted and fined for their involvement in the sting
Nino Bucci, Nick McKenzie, Richard Baker, Adam Cooper Police are working to extradite overseas members of a multimillion-dollar match-fixing syndicate.
Nino Bucci, Nick McKenzie, Richard Baker, Adam Cooper Police are working to extradite overseas members of a multimillion dollar football match-fixing syndicate that has stunned Australian sport.
Adam Cooper Banned jockey Danny Nikolic punched a fellow rider and threw him against an office wall in an early morning assault at Caulfield racecourse, a court has heard.
Adam Cooper Michael Peterson had died just a few days beforehand, but his hold over Bells Beach was still growing.
Adam Cooper As she eyes a hat-trick of wins at Bells Beach, Sally Fitzgibbons believes winning Australia’s iconic surfing trophy earned her more respect among her rivals.
Adam Cooper Reigning world champion knows she has a bigger fight to keep dominating women's surfing.
Adam Cooper Aaron Finch was out of the frame when the Bushrangers chased the biggest trophy of the domestic season.
Adam Cooper A 6-0 loss at the hands of South Korea has Australia’s baseballers needing everything to fall their way to advance to the second round of the World Baseball Classic.
Adam Cooper Australia's baseballers must produce a major upset if they are to advance beyond the pool stage of the World Baseball Classic after they were beaten 4-1 by Taiwan in the tournament opener on Saturday.
Adam Cooper Australia's baseballers will step up to the world plate on Saturday when they open the World Baseball Classic against co-host Taiwan.
Adam Cooper Australia's triumphant women's cricketers hope their latest world title win will foster more growth in the game at grassroots level.
Adam Cooper, Michael Lynch One of Australia's leading sports administrators says major sports must brace themselves.
Adam Cooper Gold medallist Kerri Pottharst has made an impassioned defence of beach volleyball.
Sport in Crisis
Adam Cooper Olympic gold medallist Kerri Pottharst has made an impassioned defence of her sport of beach volleyball, claiming it is clean despite a link to one of the central figures in the Essendon supplements...
Adam Cooper Boxing is itself in danger of being stuck on the ropes in a crowded sporting landscape.
Adam Cooper Federer is the gentleman of tennis, but for a moment he behaved like a sportsman.