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Man charged for smuggling pig disguised as baby

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An Australian cricket fan who allegedly smuggled a pig into a Brisbane sports ground during a test against England has agreed to undergo mediation with the Royal Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Animals.

Posted: February 5th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Roger Federer to open 2014 season at Brisbane

Switzerland's Roger Federer serves a ball to Argentina's Frederico Delbonis during their semifinal match at the bet-at-home German Open ATP tennis tournament in Hamburg, Germany, Saturday July 20, 2013.  AP/dpa, Axel Heimken

Roger Federer will open his 2014 season at the Brisbane International as a warm up for the Australian Open. Federer will make his first appearance at Brisbane’s Pat Rafter Arena starting Dec. 29 after starting his season at an exhibition tournament in Qatar for the past four years.

Posted: July 24th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Tennis: Murray finds champion’s mentality

Andy Murray from Britain reacts after he missed a ball against Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic during the first day of Mubadala Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012. AP FILE PHOTO

Andy Murray said he had finally learned the habit of being aggressive – and curbing his tendency to self-destruct – after making the perfect start to his season in Brisbane.

Posted: January 7th, 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 »

Wozniacki loses in 1st round at Brisbane

Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, plays a return shot during her first round match against Ksenia Pervak, of Kazakhstan, during the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Brisbane, Australia, Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)

Caroline Wozniacki’s first trip to the Brisbane International ended in a shocking 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (1) first-round loss to Kazakhstan qualifier Ksenia Pervak on Monday. After her early exit, she was quick to dismiss speculation about an engagement to golf No. 1 Rory McIlroy.

Posted: December 31st, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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