'Such bullsh**t. Middle of the game. Unreal.'

A furious Nick Kyrgios has taken aim at the US Open crowd, after a group was allowed to proceed courtside in the middle of a game during his first round loss to Andy Murray.

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'I heard a bit of a crack or slap': Austin 

Blake Austin leaves the field on Monday after injuring his shoulder.

Kyle Mackey-Laws 5:30 PM   Blake Austin will go under the knife to fix a posterior labral tear to his right shoulder.

Turner playing with Tate-style neck brace

Kytle Turner

Brad Walter 6:00 PM   Kyle Turner admits his parents were "nervous wrecks" after his most recent neck injury but support his decision to keep playing.

Six weeks out the Capitals don't have a team

Canberra Capitals recruit Kathleen Macleod is in doubt for the WNBL season.

Jon Tuxworth 1:35 PM   Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf has conceded recruit Kathleen MacLeod is no certainty to play this season.

Postecoglou backtracks on pay row

Ange Postecoglou.

Michael Lynch 10:55 AM    Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou has taken back comments he made on Tuesday about the pay row between the Socceroos union and the FFA.

Hewitt dreading showdown with Tomic

Lleyton Hewitt

Michael Chammas 2:08 PM   Retiring Australian veteran Lleyton Hewitt has kept his US Open hopes alive but the 34-year-old is dreading his second round clash against Bernard Tomic.

'We pick you, we expect you to perform': Lyon

Freo v Port Adelaide

Brad Elborough 4:05 PM   Anyone representing Fremantle in Adelaide on Saturday would be advised to treat the game as though it will be their last – and it may well be.

Who said Wallabies campaign just began? 

Gearing up for the cup: Wallabies halfback Nick Phipps.

Rupert Guinness 5:30 PM   When Nick Phipps hears people suggest the Wallabies' campaign for the World Cup in England began with their departure from Australia last Saturday, his mind turns back almost six months.

ODI's a chance for Bailey to secure spot

Opportunity: George Bailey can prove an asset to Australian skipper Steve Smith.

Jesse Hogan 7:34 PM   The vacancy left by now-former Australia captain Michael Clarke is set to give George Bailey an opportunity to remind everyone why he made himself so indispensable to the one-day team.

League HQ

Why Jones should never criticise Tigers over Farah dispute

Peter FitzSimons dinkus.

Peter FitzSimons 11:54 PM   When they line up the 25 million of us Australians in order of who has the credibility to bitterly attack the Tigers board for doing what they have done, the person I want to see at the very back of the queue is Alan Jones.

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Why Tigers may pay out Farah's contract to force him out

Roy Masters

Roy Masters 11:49 PM   If relations between Robbie Farah and Wests Tigers continue down their poisonous path, club officials may elect to pay him out, rather than retain what they clearly perceive to be a divisive force.

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Rugby Heaven

Eagles to use no-fear approach against Wallabies

Fighting words: USA head coach Mike Tolkin.

Rupert Guinness 4:51 PM   When the US Eagles play the Wallabies at Soldier Field in Chicago on Saturday, coach Mike Tolkin will have no fear about playing at the same venue where they were thrashed by the All Blacks last November.

D'Arcy and Trimble out as Irish gamble

Missing out: Gordon D'Arcy (pictured in 2006) made his Ireland debut in 1999.

Tom Cary 12:49 PM   Gordon D'Arcy's international career may be over after the veteran centre was left out of Ireland's Rugby World Cup squad yesterday.

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Cricket

Johnson and Hazlewood to sit out Australia's tour of Bangladesh

Not touring: Mitchell Johnson.

Chris Barrett 11:50 PM   The fast bowlers will stay at home in a calculated decision aimed at freshening them up for the summer but one that could potentially backfire on them against a nation that last month drew against top-ranked South Africa.

WACA chief denies rift as Lillee quits board

So long: Former Australian fast bowling champion Dennis Lillee has quit is post as WACA president.

Brad Elborough 8:20 PM   WACA boss Christina Matthew denies rumours that she didn't get on with outgoing association president Dennis Lillee.

Soccer

Take nothing for granted as Postecoglou builds anew for World Cup tilt

Warming up: Tim Cahill and his Socceroos teammates will play Bangladesh in a World Cup qualifier in Perth on Thursday night.

Michael Lynch 9:05 PM   The Marxist doctrine of "permanent revolution" may nowadays be more confined to the arcane pages of left wing theoretical journals than real life.

Cahill to captain Socceroos

Tim Cahill

Michael Lynch 6:52 PM   Tim Cahill is excited to captain his country once again but he is even more enthused at the prospect of playing in front of a dynamic new midfield combination featuring the talents of Tom Rogic and Massimo Luongo.

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Rugby union

Taliauli ready to give back to Brumbies

Excited: Vikings and Brumbies player  Lauisii Taliauli has signed a new one-year deal.

Kyle Mackey-Laws   ACT Brumbies winger Lausii Taliauli admits he thought his time at the club was coming to an end, and vowed to make the most of his new one-year contract.

Orienteering

Canberra Cockatoos competitor Ian Lawford claims double at national orienteering league

Canberra Cockatoos competitor Ian Lawford won two races at the national orienteering league at Ballarat on the weekend.

Canberra Cockatoos competitor Ian Lawford warmed up for the Australian championships, winning two races at the national orienteering league at Ballarat last weekend.

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Horse Racing

The Special Two sparks emotional scenes as Bart Cummings' legacy lives on

Special two: James Cummings, right, with Anthony Cummings on Monday.

Adam Pengilly 8:27 PM   Of all the omens in this sombre week for Australian racing, The Special Two is perhaps the most fitting.

Eleven of the 16 runners, but Waller still conceding Chelmsford Stakes favouritism

Trainer Chris Waller after Hugh Bowman riding on Winx won race 7, the Treasury Casino and Hotel Queensland Oaks at the Oaks Day, Doomben, Brisbane, 30 May 2015. Photo: Tertius Pickard.

Adam Pengilly 6:20 PM   Chris Waller will saddle up a record 11 of the 16 entries in the group 2 Chelmsford Stakes at Randwick, but he has still been forced to concede favouritism to Godolphin's Hartnell in Saturday's feature.

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NRL: Raiders v Panthers

The Canberra Raiders take on the Penrith Panthers at home in the second-to-last round of the NRL.

Raiders get points against Panthers

Canberra Raiders post 34-18 win over Penrith Panthers to round out an otherwise disappointing home season.

Sydney look forward to finals

After a big win over St Kilda on the weekend, the Swans are quietly confident as the finals loom.

Swans stun Man United

Swansea inflict Manchester United first loss of season while Southampton record first win of season.

Sharapova to miss US Open

World number three Maria Sharapova withdraws from the US Open due to injury.

Rugby union: under 18s grand final

St. Edmunds College and Daramalan College clash in the grand final of the ACT Junior Rugby Union competition.

Canberra Raiders Cup: preliminary final

Queanbeyan Blues clash with West Belconnen in the preliminary final of the Canberra Raiders Cup at Seiffert Oval.

Oceania boxing championships

Oceania's best male boxers gather at the AIS in Canberra to compete.

Raiders v Panthers preview

Michael Carayannis previews the round 25 clash between the Canberra Raiders and the Penrith Panthers.

Manly crushed as Roosters soar

Sydney Roosters cement position as premiership favourites and ruin Geoff Toovey's final appearance at Brookvale Oval with a ruthless 46-10 romp against Manly.