Phil Lutton

Phil Lutton

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Jarryd Hayne sits out as 49ers dominated by Seattle Seahawks

Phil Lutton Jarryd Hayne didn't play in the San Francisco 49ers loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Lucky him.

Jarryd Hayne sits out as 49ers dominated by Seattle Seahawks

Benched: Jarryd Hayne.

Phil Lutton Jarryd Hayne didn't play in the San Francisco 49ers loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Lucky him.

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Blow for Jarryd Hayne as San Francisco 49ers leave him out of clash with Seattle Seahawks

Jarryd Hayne

Phil Lutton Jarryd Hayne has been described as many things so far in his NFL campaign. Now he can add 'inactive' to the list after being dropped by the 49ers to play Seattle.

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Live NFL: San Francisco 49ers v Seattle Seahawks

Jarryd Hayne's San Francisco 49ers v Seattle Seahawks

Phil Lutton Follow our full live coverage as the 49ers look to go back to back after a short turnaround.

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Hard-hitting boxing prospect Jeff Horn hasn't heard of you either

Head down: Jeff Horn (right) has his sights set on going all the way to a world title.

Phil Lutton Jeff Horn may not have the profile but astute judges believe he could be Australia's best fighter since Jeff Fenech.

New baby for Day will see Jordan Spieth, Adam Scott headline Australian summer

Will be, won't be: Jordan Spieth is coming back to Australia but, for now, Jason Day is staying home to play father.

Phil Lutton No Jason Day means Jordan Spieth and Adam Scott will headline the Australian summer.

PGA Championship winner Jason Day goes from blue collar to blue chip

Phil Lutton Jason Day delivered on his talents in spectacular style at the PGA Championship.

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Jason Day defies cries of 'Choke!' to hold off Jordan Spieth in PGA showdown

Major success: Australia's Jason Day.

Phil Lutton Jason Day's historic finish in the face of a hostile crowd made a powerful statement that he had now learned how to close out a big event.

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Jason Day 2015 US PGA Championship win: Home town golfers missed the show

Day kisses the Wanamaker Trophy at Whistling Straits in Haven, Wisconsin.

Phil Lutton Members of the Beaudesert Golf Club are over the moon at home town hero Jason Day's success, even if they couldn't see one of the PGA champion's shots.

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Second fiddle no more, Bronte Campbell shakes up race for Olympic sprint gold

Sister act: Bronte Campbell, left, and sister Cate.

Phil Lutton  The Rio Olympic Games just became very interesting for the Clan Campbell. Medals look assured.

World Swimming Championships: Double gold sees Dolphins go backwards to move forward

What a night: Emily Seebohm (left) and  Madison Wilson finished first and second in the women's 100m backstroke final.

Phil Lutton Emily Seebohm has learnt to deal with pressure just as the AOC urges other sports to take the heat off Australia's swimmers in Rio.

Olympic 1500m hopeful Mack Horton ready to emerge from the shadows

Mack Horton.

Phil Lutton It wasn't that long ago that it would seem inconceivable most Australian sports fans wouldn't know the name of a rising 1500m swimmer, especially one ranked No.

Jordan Spieth set to return to Sydney for Australian Open as PGA gets Euro Tour boost

Jordan Spieth

Phil Lutton Man of the moment Jordan Spieth will be back to defend his Australian Open title in November.

Sydney trainer Bjorn Baker under scrutiny after Diamdeme's late scratching from Tatts Tiara

Happy days: Brenton Avdulla scored on No Tricks at the Gold Coast.

Michael Lynch, Phil Lutton and Chris Roots Sydney trainer Bjorn Baker faces a nervous wait after Diademe was a late scratching from the Tattersall's Tiara because of the suspicion that it had been treated on raceday .

Ramornie beckoning for Dothraki after close Gold Coast finish

Strong finisher: Dothraki.

Phil Lutton Dothraki will head to the Ramornie after taking out the final race of the Winter Carnival.

Srikandi gives repeat dose with second group 1 triumph in Tatt's Tiara

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Phil Lutton Srikandi makes it a pair of group 1s with victory in the Tatts Tiara.

Kylie Palmer could still make Rio Olympic Games despite drug charge

Olympic gold medallist Kylie Palmer.

Samantha Lane and Phil Lutton Olympic gold medallist Kylie Palmer, suddenly sidelined after being confronted by a re-opened drugs case, may still be selected by the Australian Olympic Committee to compete at next year's Rio games...

Kylie Palmer denies doping as swim bosses lose hope of quick hearing

Olympic gold medallist Kylie Palmer.

Phil Lutton Swimming Australia is not holding its breath for a fast-tracked hearing for Kylie Palmer

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Kylie Palmer fails doping test

Olympic gold medallist Kylie Palmer.

Phil Lutton Australian swimmer Kylie Palmer's Rio Olympics dream is in serious jeopardy with confirmation she has returned an allegedly positive drug test to FINA.

James Magnussen posts graphic pics of shoulder surgery

Back on top: James Magnussen celebrates winning the men's 50m freestyle final on Thursday night.

Phil Lutton James Magnussen has posted graphic pics of his shoulder operation.