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Matilda hunting for Olympic Games berth

Matilda hunting for Olympic Games berth

Talented defender Clare Hunt isn’t about to get complacent after her meteoric rise, and neither are the Matildas in their quest to qualify for the Paris Olympics. Hunt, 24, is set to play a key role in the heart of Australia’s defence in a two-legged Olympic Games qualifier against Uzbekistan starting in Tashkent on Saturday...

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Retiring cult hero keeps farewell hopes alive

Retiring cult hero keeps farewell hopes alive

John Millman has kept his bid for a fairytale Australian Open farewell alive with a clinical straight sets win in the first round of qualifying at Melbourne Park. The 34-year-old, who reached the quarter-finals of the 2018 US Open after he beat Roger Federer in four sets, cruised past Italian veteran Alessandro Giannessi 6-3, 6-4...

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A Steve Smith bombshell blew up race to replace Warner. Here’s where it stands when dust settles

A Steve Smith bombshell blew up race to replace Warner. Here’s where it stands when dust settles

D-Day has arrived for George Bailey and the national selection panel. Debate surrounding David Warner’s successor in the Test side has been raging for months, but Usman Khawaja’s next opening partner will be revealed within the next 48 hours. Last week, Warner farewelled Test cricket by helping Australia secure a 3-0 series whitewash over Pakistan...

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‘The priority is Pakistan’: Simmering issue behind Haris Rauf’s Test cricket snub

‘The priority is Pakistan’: Simmering issue behind Haris Rauf’s Test cricket snub

Former Pakistan captain Mohammad Hafeez has reiterated that contracted players should prioritise international duties over T20 franchise leagues in the wake of Haris Rauf’s decision to turn down selection for the upcoming Test series against Australia. Rauf, who has played one Test and nine first-class matches in his professional career, caused a stir last week...

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Lee secures Australian PGA title

Lee secures Australian PGA title

Min Woo Lee has further confirmed his world-class status with a superb win in the Australian PGA at Royal Queensland. The Petth product overcame a shaky Sunday start to shoot a final-round 68 for an overall score of 20-under, 264, three shots better that Japanese runner-up Rikuya Hoshino. Hoshino had earlier threatened to spoil the...

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Leishman: Smith ‘better’ for collapse

Leishman: Smith ‘better’ for collapse

Marc Leishman says Cam Smith’s shocking Australian PGA meltdown will be “good for him”. Smith’s PGA title defence came to a horror end on Friday when he shot a 78 at Royal Queensland to finish at nine-over after two rounds and miss the cut by nine strokes. The 2022 British Open champion and tournament drawcard...

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‘Got some balls’: Why boxing kingpin expects Aussie fans to turn on ‘genuine underdog’ Tszyu

‘Got some balls’: Why boxing kingpin expects Aussie fans to turn on ‘genuine underdog’ Tszyu

No Limit promoter George Rose has predicted a serious chunk of the Australian boxing community will be betting against Nikita Tszyu in his first shot at a national title, despite the young star predicting hyped rival Dylan Biggs could “crumble” under the pressure that accompanies his fights. While only seven bouts into his professional career,...

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