Passion behind Kyrgios’ faux gangsta swagger

Passion behind Kyrgios’ faux gangsta swagger

Tennis: Nick Kyrgios has gone down to Rafael Nadal in their third round clash in Rome. Nadal went on to break in an epic third game that lasted 10 minutes. AFTER Nick Kyrgios lost his singles match in Australia’s Davis Cup against Kazakhstan in Darwin last July, and was then replaced for the deciding rubbers, he went home to Canberra for a break. There, it was assumed, the man heard muttering “I don’t want to be here’’ during his match — and who had often claimed tennis was a burden…

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China a mixed bag for blooding Roos: Ange

China a mixed bag for blooding Roos: Ange

Football: ‘Anything is possible’ says Socceroos Coach Ange Postecoglou ahead of international friendlies. ANGE Postecoglou admits the jury is still out on the standard of Chinese football, despite recalling five players based there to take on Greece next month. Amid 10 changes overall in the Australian squad named on Tuesday compared with the one to take England next week, the Socceroos coach reinstated senior players including Tim Cahill and Matthew Spiranovic as well as the Tokyo-based Nathan Burns. Having spent more than a week traversing China to watch Australians at…

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Live: Simmons’ future on line in Draft Lottery

Live: Simmons’ future on line in Draft Lottery

Basketball: Ben Simmons has announced he’ll enter this year’s NBA draft. THE NBA Draft Lottery is set for Wednesday morning, and could decide Ben Simmons’ playing future. Simmons, who was born in Melbourne, Australia, is a projected top-two pick, with the lottery determining which two teams secure those spots. Not only will the event make Simmons’ playing future clearer, but it will also have an effect how marketable the 19-year-old is in the lead up to the draft in June. The Philadelphia 76ers are most likely to earn the No….

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