OFTEN-maligned Aussie NBA centre Andrew Bogut received some long overdue praise after a huge game for the Warriors in the Western Conference finals.

    RUSSIAN powerpuncher Alex Povetkin took just 91 seconds to destroy Mike Perez and earn a shot at the world heavyweight championship.

    CONTROVERSIAL Reds star James O’Connor didn’t just make the blooper of the season on Friday - he also had a dressing room blow-up with a teammate.

    KANE Williamson’s unbeaten 92 rounded off a fine day’s work for New Zealand in the first Test against England at Lord’s overnight.

    IF Australia is unlikely to host football’s World Cup in the foreseeable future, then maybe 2015 will be looked back on as the year that brought the next best thing

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    AFL Round 7 - Hawthorn v Sydney

    May 11, 2013

    Event:                   AFL Round 7   
    Teams:                  Hawthorn v Sydney
    Date:                     Saturday May 11, 2013
    Start time:             7.40pm

    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 5.30pm
    MCC members: 5.30pm

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 1.30pm
    Gate 5: 3.00pm
    Gate 6: 4.00pm
    Gate 7: 2.30pm (media, corporate and disabled pass holders only)

    Expected attendance: 55,000

    General admission seating:

    Ponsford Stand
    Q29-Q36

    Olympic Stand
    Q48-Q51 (back of bays)
    Q52-Q57

    Great Southern Stand
    Q1-Q15

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Hawthorn - M3 (Rows A-R)
    Sydney Swans - M33 (Rows A-S)

    Tickets: Available through Ticketek

    National Sports Museum: Open from 5.30pm to 7.30pm

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