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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 ALWAYS coming from a different angle, Andre Agassi believes a Swiss will have an influence in Sunday night's men's final, where he expects Novak Djokovic to beat Andy Murray.
Adam Cooper ALWAYS coming from a different angle, Andre Agassi believes a Swiss star will have an influence in Sunday night's men's final, where he expects Novak Djokovic to beat Andy Murray.
Adam Cooper Federer is the gentleman of tennis, but for a moment he behaved like a sportsman.
Adam Cooper Rafael Nadal might need all of 2013 to get close to his best, according to Andre Agassi.
Adam Cooper Tennis great Andre Agassi has given Victoria Azarenka the benefit of the doubt.
Adam Cooper ANDRE AGASSI has given Victoria Azarenka the benefit of the doubt over her controversial decision to seek medical help in her Australian Open semi-final, but insisted time-outs must be retained to...
Adam Cooper ONE dropped four games in winning her semi-final; the other five. But where Li Na enters Saturday night's decider on the back of what she termed the perfect match, Victoria Azarenka must overcome an...
Adam Cooper All-rounder's facial injuries keep him out of West Indies' squad to tour Australia.