IBF MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION DANIEL GEALE SAYS HE IS IN THE BEST SHAPE OF HIS LIFE FOR WEDNESDAY'S TITLE DEFENCE AGAINST ANTHONY MUNDINE.

THE TWO CAME FACE TO FACE AT A MEDIA CONFERENCE TODAY.

MUNDINE ENTERED A SPIRITED VERBAL SPAT WITH GEALE'S AMERICAN PROMOTER GARY SHAW.

GEALE REMAINS THE BETTING FAVOURITE FOR THE FIGHT, BUT MUNDINE SAYS HE DOESN'T CARE ABOUT BEING LABELLED THE UNDERDOG.

IN THE A-LEAGUE....JOHN KOSMINA HAS QUIT AS COACH OF ADELAIDE UNITED.

IN A STATEMENT... HE SAID THE CLUB LACKS DIRECTION AND HAS NO VISION AND THAT HE CAN NO LONGER WORK IN AN ENVIRONMENT WHERE THERE'S A LACK OF TRUST.

HE WENT ON TO SAY MANAGEMENT'S DECISIONS ARE REACTIVE AND INCONSISTENT.

THE WORLD NUMBER ONE NOVAK DJOKOVIC HAS WON HIS FOURTH AUSTRALIAN OPEN TITLE.

HE DEFEATED ANDY MURRAY IN FOUR SETS WINNING 6-7, 7-6, 6-3, 6-2.

DJOKOVIC TOOK THE THIRD AND FOURTH SETS COMFORTABLY TO WIN THE MATCH IN 3 HOURS AND 40 MINUTES.

TWO-TIME MOTOGP WORLD CHAMPION CASEY STONER HAS SIGNED A ONE-YEAR DEAL WITH THE TRIPLE EIGHT RACING TEAM IN THE SECOND-TIER V8 SERIES.

HE WILL MAKE HIS DEBUT IN THE SEASON-OPENING ADELAIDE 500 FROM FEBRUARY 28.

STONER DENIED REPORTS HE HAD SIGNED ON THE DOTTED LINE FOR A SWITCH TO FOUR WHEELS LAST WEEK.

HOWEVER, HE HAS GIVEN HIMSELF 12 MONTHS TO PROVE HIMSELF IN A V8 AND HAS NOT RULED OUT A RETURN TO MOTO GP.

 

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