Herald Sun Barba’s drugs ban bid fails 2017-06-28T20:14:52.232000000+00:00 BEN Barba has failed to have his 12-match rugby league ban overturned, cruelling his chances of playing for St Helens until August. Ultimate Guide to Wimbledon 2017-06-28T20:14:52.229000000+00:00 THE oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament in the world is back for another year. The Championships, Wimbledon, is the grand slam every player aspires to win most and the 2017 edition is shaping up to be another classic event. Mal Meninga’s Origin selections 2017-06-28T20:14:52.226000000+00:00 QUEENSLAND greats Mal Meninga and Justin Hodges have urged Maroons coach Kevin Walters to pick Daly Cherry-Evans to replace Johnathan Thurston in the State of Origin decider. Blockbuster trade wows NBA 2017-06-28T20:14:52.224000000+00:00 CHRIS Paul was traded from the Los Angeles Clippers to the Houston Rockets on Wednesday in the first major NBA talent move of the off-season with free agency looming Saturday. Angry Ingall backs Lowndes to be his old self 2017-06-28T15:41:28.712000000+00:00 RUSSELL Ingall has hit out at claims Craig Lowndes is “too old’’ to be a Supercars force with the two-time Bathurst winner telling the Holden legend to silence the “mongrels” by winning the next race. Aussies ready to counter spin 2017-06-28T15:41:28.709000000+00:00 SPIN bowling may feature heavily in women’s cricket, but Australian opener Beth Mooney says their batters are the best in the world at dismantling it. Six charged over Hillsborough 2017-06-28T14:09:05.419000000+00:00 Football: British prosecutors have announced they have charged six people over the 1989 Hillsborough Disaster in Sheffield, when 96 football fans lost their lives after being crushed to death. Djoker back to his best 2017-06-28T14:09:05.401000000+00:00 Tennis: Novak Djokovic's decision to accept a last minute wildcard into the Wimbeldon warm-up event at Eastbourne could be about to payoff big-time, with the former world number one finally getting back to his best, in a straight sets win over Canada's Va ‘I would seriously look at not playing him’ 2017-06-28T12:25:08.563000000+00:00 GEELONG premiership coach Mark Thompson says the Cats should rest Joel Selwood for this week’s game against the Giants. We need that killer instinct: Johnson 2017-06-28T12:25:08.558000000+00:00 STEVE Johnson says the Giants need find their killer instinct if they are to mount a premiership charge starting with Saturday night’s first v third clash at Spotless Stadium.