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The Greater Western Sydney Giants have expressed an interest in obtaining the Essendon Bombers’ first round draft pick, as the Giants have made no mystery concerning their desire to secure the services of nothing lower than a top-three selection. It is not absolutely certain, with five games remaining in the 2016 AFL season, that Essendon

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Unable to resist the lure of Jarryd Hayne news, it appears that the NSW Waratahs of rugby union will not make a contract offer to Hayne, who has broadened his prospects recently by expressing his willingness to play the 15-man game. Hayne’s poorly calculated risk at making the Fiji Sevens squad for the Rio Olympics

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In the current era of flexible scheduling, the real driver behind the decisions of when and where to play is often a factor of when the best possibility of TV ratings being highest occurs, so it is a little surprising to learn that the AFL will conclude Round 23 on Sunday and eliminate a Monday

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Something of a forgotten man for the past several years after Adam Scott and Jason Day seized Australia’s golf limelight; Geoff Ogilvy made some noise yesterday in the final round of the Canadian Open, shooting a nine-under par 63, which was the lowest round by the field for the entire tournament. An Adelaide native, Ogilvy

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With nothing other than what could best be described as a Sunday ride in the park, Britisher Chris Froome has apparently wrapped up his third Tour de France title in the past four years. In the final climbing stage yesterday, he was cautious to avoid any sort of potentially disastrous situations. He lieutenants protected him,

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Jarryd Hayne, presumably with his code hopping days behind him, requested and received a parlay with Australian Rugby Union leader Bill Pulver, apparently to find the highest bidder for his return to rugby. Hayne was without a job and scant prospects after he failed to make it in the NFL, and then could not pass

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Australian Davis Cup Captain Lleyton Hewitt is a recent defector from the 2016 Rio Olympics, opting out of his role as coach. Since he retired from professional tennis following the most recent Australian Open, he had pondered playing in the Olympics as a wildcard entry in the doubles competition. Hewitt participated in the Games in

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With seven rounds remaining in the 2016 NRL season, 12 of the 16 teams have reasonable prospects of making it into the finals beginning in September. The Cronulla Sharks would appear to have the top rung secured, with only one game against a top four team, two with top eight teams, two with bottom four

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The two-man show that Phil Mickelson and Henrik Stenson set up when they distanced themselves from the field in the first three rounds was a show indeed, with both men turning in phenomenal performances that could make a strong argument for this being the best British Open final round since Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus

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Other than the spectacular Thursday night affair that led off Round 17 of the 2016 AFL season, the week mostly stuck close to form, with the top teams that were supposed to win against bottom teams doing exactly that. Somewhat surprisingly, the Dockers kept the Cats relatively tame, holding them to 78 points. Unfortunately, they

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