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Megan Levy is a breaking news reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald, after previous stints at The Age in Melbourne and London's The Daily Telegraph. Email or tweet Megan with your news tips.

'Pathetic, absolute stinker': England reacts to humiliating World Cup defeat at hands of Bangladesh

Megan Levy The England cricket team took a mighty battering on the field as they crashed out of the World Cup overnight, but they faced an even fiercer lashing at the hands of the British press following their...

Professional tennis player Nick Lindahl charged after allegedly throwing match

Accused of throwing match: Nick Lindahl.

Megan Levy Former professional tennis player and coach Nick Lindahl has been charged by police after allegedly throwing a match on which his associates bet and won thousands of dollars.

Cricket World Cup: Indian fans fight with airline staff over delayed Air India flight to Australia

Indian fans celebrate in Amritsar after India won their 2015 Cricket World Cup cricket match against Pakistan.

Megan Levy Cricket fans on a scheduled flight from India to Australia became involved in "heated arguments and fisticuffs" with airline staff when their plane was delayed for hours on the day of the highly...

Cricket World Cup: Brawl erupts between India and Pakistan fans at Sydney RSL club

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Megan Levy It was expected to be the biggest grudge match in the Cricket World Cup, and that animosity was clearly on display among fans at the Merrylands RSL Club watching the showdown between India at...

Kim Sears serves up foul-mouthed rant during Andy Murray's Australian Open semi-final

Outburst: Kim Sears.

Megan Levy It was a tense semi-final showdown between Andy Murray and Tomas Berdych at the Australian Open on Thursday night, none moreso than in the stands surrounding Rod Laver Arena on Thursday night.

Golfer Robert Allenby insists he 'never lied to anyone' over Hawaii bashing, abduction

Robert Allenby: Sticking to his story.

Megan Levy Australian golfer Robert Allenby is standing by his story that he was kidnapped and bashed on a night out in Hawaii, insisting he "never lied to anyone" about the events that unfolded that evening.

Golfer Robert Allenby passed out and fell on to a rock: homeless men

Injured: Golfer Robert Allenby.

Megan Levy Two homeless men who say they encountered Robert Allenby on the night he was injured during a night out in Hawaii claim the Australian golfer injured his face when he fell onto a rock, rather than...

Nick Kyrgios accused of being 'cocky' in post-match interview at Australian Open

Nick Kyrgios has been accused of being

Megan Levy Ask any teenager about their dad's wardrobe choice, particularly when he's donned a loud t-shirt and an Akubra, and their response is likely to be one of embarassment and dismissiveness.

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Professional surfer Ricardo dos Santos shot dead in Brazil

'Smiling from ear to ear every day.

Megan Levy Brazilian professional surfer Ricardo dos Santos has died after being shot multiple times in the stomach near his beachside home in the country's south.

Robert Allenby says Hawaii kidnapping 'felt like the film Taken'

Injured: Robert Allenby

Megan Levy Australian professional golfer Robert Allenby has described his terrifying kidnap ordeal in Hawaii as being "pretty much the same as" the plot to the action movie Taken, starring Liam Neeson.

David Warner faces first bouncer in fourth over at Adelaide Oval

Australia's opening batsman David Warner ducks beneath the first bouncer of the Test series against India.

Megan Levy It had to come. And it took until the first ball of the fourth over before Indian paceman Varun Aaron sent a bouncer flying down the pitch at Australian opener David Warner on Tuesday.

Live: Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes farewelled at funeral in Macksville

Phillip Hughes

Megan Levy Live coverage as Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes is farewelled in his hometown of Macksville, NSW.

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Phillip Hughes damaged major artery and is not breathing on his own, says Alan Jones

Phillip Hughes

Megan Levy Stricken cricketer Phillip Hughes is breathing only with the assistance of medical technology after he was struck by a bouncer that damaged a major artery in the back of his head, according to...

Cricketer Phillip Hughes' life in the hands of neurosurgeon Malcolm Pell

Saviour: Neurosurgeon Malcolm Pell.

Megan Levy Five years ago, another family found themselves in an agonisingly similar predicament to that now being faced by Phillip Hughes's loved ones.

Cricketer Phillip Hughes to undergo brain scans after being hit by bouncer

Phil Hughes in critical condition (Thumbnail)

Megan Levy Phillip Hughes continues to fight for his life in St Vincent's Hospital, one day after he was struck on the head by a cricket ball in a freak accident while playing in a match at the Sydney Cricket...

Surfer Kelly Slater pulls off 'arguably the best air ever made'

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Megan Levy If his record 11 world titles haven't convinced you he's one of the world's best surfers, then take a look at Kelly Slater's latest incredible acrobatics in the waves off Portugal.

Sore legs a legacy of City2Surf the day after

Rob Stanley-Jones, dressed in a gorilla suit in a previous City2Surf.

Megan Levy After the adrenaline high of Sunday's City2Surf, runners in could be forgiven for feeling a little limp on Monday morning.

It was a reflection: Kelly Slater denies close call with a shark

Shark, shadow or other?

Megan Levy Surfing legend Kelly Slater has shot down speculation that he was captured on camera surfing next to a shark in Western Australia, saying he was "100 per cent sure" it was just the reflection of...

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Grant Hackett's father says his son is in denial over rehab

Hackett

Megan Levy The father of Olympian Grant Hackett says his son is in denial about an addiction to prescription medication, which comes after the champion swimmer endured "two years of hell" including the...

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Grant Hackett denies rehab claims over Stilnox dependency

Grant Hackett

Megan Levy Olympic gold medallist Grant Hackett has denied claims by his manager that he is entering rehab for an addiction to prescription sleeping drugs, saying instead that he had travelled to the US for a...

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