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Drugs, crime links rock Australian sport

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Australia Olympic Committe president John Coates. AP Photo/Keystone, Dominic Favre, File

The widespread drug use by elite athletes and links with organized crime uncovered in a year-long government investigation have rocked a nation that prides itself on its sporting achievements and its collective notion of fair play.

Posted: February 7th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Williams, Azarenka into 3rd round in Australia

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Serena Williams of the US hits a backhand return to Spain's Garbine Muguruza during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. AP/Andrew Brownbill

Serena Williams cautiously walked onto the court, and tried to keep the points short to avoid irritating her injured right ankle as she advanced to the third round at the Australian Open.

Posted: January 17th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Azarenka into 3rd around at Australian Open

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Victoria Azarenka of Belarus makes a backhand return to Greece's Eleni Daniilidou during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. AP/Andrew Brownbill

Victoria Azarenka is starting to find some rhythm in her Australian Open title defense, almost dancing onto Rod Laver Arena to some disco tunes before racing through her 6-1, 6-0 second-round win over Eleni Daniilidou in 55 minutes.

Posted: January 17th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Azarenka, Serena Williams drawn in same half

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Australian Open tennis championship defending women's singles champion Victoria Azarenka of Belarus, right, and men's singles defending champion Novak Djokovic of Serbia. AP FILE PHOTO

Victoria Azarenka and Serena Williams are in the same half of the draw at the Australian Open, setting up the prospect of a semi-final match between the defending champion and the title favorite.

Posted: January 11th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Williams wins Brisbane title; Murray into final

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Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria plays a shot in his semi final match against Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus during the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Brisbane, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)

Serena Williams proved the break between seasons hasn’t hurt her momentum, capturing her 47th career title with a comprehensive 6-2, 6-1 victory over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in Saturday’s Brisbane International final.

Posted: January 5th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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