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We'll Leave It There So: Fed's a shadow of himself, tragedy in Derry and all today's sport
Other stories include Jamie Heaslip starting for Leinster this weekend and ITV ‘parting ways’ with Adrian Chiles.
Bouchard: I'm fine with being asked to twirl - as long the guys are asked to flex their muscles
Bouchard books place in fourth round with a straight sets win over Caroline Garcia.
For the first time in 11 years, Roger Federer has failed to reach the Aussie Open semi-finals
The Swiss former world number one was dumped out in the third round this morning.
World number 7 tennis player asked to 'give us a twirl' after winning Australian Open match
Channel 7 presenter Ian Cohen has faced criticism for the request
How James McGee's Grand Slam breakthrough set the course for an ambitious 2015
Ireland’s top tennis player is in action at Australian Open qualifying next week.
Spieth secures Australian Open as defending champion McIlroy fails to recover
The 21-year-old American set a new course record to win by six shots this morning.
Rory McIlroy implodes as trio lead Australian Open
McIlroy’s round faltered with a triple-bogey seven at the ninth after finding the rough off the tee.
Net gains: Ireland's top tennis player James McGee on the struggle to climb the rankings
The Dubliner will lead out Ireland in their Davis Cup tie with Egypt today as he faces Karim Maamoun.
'Not the way I want to win, but in a Grand Slam you take it' -- Wawrinka
Switzerland’s new Australian Open champion was on top before Nadal was injured, so he won’t let that take the shine off his win.
Wawrinka sees off Rafa rally to claim first Slam
The Spaniard battled through the pain barrier when two sets down, but ultimately lost out to the superb Swiss.
31-year-old Li Na becomes oldest ever Australian Open winner
The Chinese tennis star aimed several wisecracks at her husband after she defeated Dominika Cibulkova.
Nadal dominates Federer in straight sets at Australian Open semi-final
Blisters or no blisters, the Spaniard ensured today would be no epic contest.
Sampras laments modern one dimensional tennis
It’s 20 years this week since the American won his first Aussie Open.
Rafael Nadal has got seriously nasty blisters on his hand
The Spaniard was in some discomfort in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open and now faces Roger Federer in the last four after he knocked out Andy Murray.
Moments after the biggest win of her career, Eugenie Bouchard was asked about her dream date
Canada’s new star will face Li Na in the Australian Open semi finals.
Wawrinka ends Djokovic reign in Australian Open thriller
Stan beats the champ in five sets, 2-6 6-4 6-2 3-6 9-7.
Don't dare get in the way of David Ferrer's towel
The world number three is out of the Australian Open after losing to Tomas Berdych in the quarter-finals.
Top seeds scattered to the wind as Aussie Open shocks keep coming
Maria Sharapova followed Serena Williams out of the Grand Slam tournament today.
Williams crashes out as Djokovic stretches streak
The American has been struggling with injury.
Pirates, the CRC, and porn: The week in numbers
Plus: How many Irish people used Swiss euthanasia clinic Dignitas last year?
Yes, it's hot enough to fry eggs courtside at the Australian Open
Ah here.
Australian Open weather: good for photography, not great for tennis
The extreme heat in Melbourne forced organisers to suspend the tournament for several hours on Thursday.
Extreme heat forces rare Aussie Open suspension with players fainting and vomiting
Canada’s Frank Dancevic said he hallucinated a vision of cartoon dog Snoopy before blacking out.
British man arrested for courtside betting at Australian Open
Australian police made the arrest during a match on Tuesday.
15 images to make you happy you're not melting at the Australian Open this week
Temperatures at the Rod Laver Arena soared as high as 42 this week.
Anger over 'inhumane' heat at the Australian Open
Caroline Wozniacki is among the stars who struggled with the searing heat in Melbourne.
Djokovic off to winning start under Boris Becker
Venus Williams and Petra Kvitova were the major casualties on day one in Melbourne.
Irishman McGee's Australian Open bid falls at first hurdle
The 26-year-old was defeated in straight sets by Taipei’s James Wang in Melbourne.
Final hole birdie sees McIlroy claim first win in 2013
The Northern Ireland golfer pipped Adam Scott to the Australian Open.
Scott holds two shot lead in Sydney despite McIlroy's 65
The Down man shot nine birdies in his fourth 65 of the year.
McIlroy 'wastes' day one at Australian Open
The performance left the current world number six trailing nine shots behind Australia’s Adam Scott.
McIlroy eyes late success after 'mentally draining' 2013
The Northern Irishman has two tournaments left to end his barren run this year.
Column: Andy Murray risks becoming one-hit wonder
The Scottish player is the Ringo Starr of tennis, writes John Leicester.
Andy Murray not tickled by 'crucial' feather fluster
At a crucial point in this morning’s decider, the Scot halted in the middle of a second serve to catch a white feather as it floated to the ground.
It’s Sunday so here’s 10 of our favourite pictures from the past 7 days
From the Capital One Cup to the Australian Open and everything in between.
Azarenka overcomes injury-hit Li Na to retain Australian Open title
The women’s singles final was packed with incident this morning.
Andy Murray floors Roger Federer in 5-set thriller
Murray is now into in his third Australian final and will play defending champion Novak Djokovic on Sunday.
Wave goodbye: Li Na storms past Sharapova into final
Victoria Azarenka now stands between the Chinese star and a second Grand Slam title.
'Hormones and stuff' -- Female players are 'unstable emotionally', says Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
The French ace might want to turn his phone off for a while after these comments in Melbourne earlier.
VIDEO: Serena Williams destroys racket, loses quarter-final match
Sloane Stephens ended her fellow American’s quest for a third successive grand slam this morning in Melbourne.