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The month of July is an opportune one for Australian punting. Domestic and international markets are abundant in dozens of codes. July is a quiet month as far as thoroughbred racing at the higher levels is concerned, but racing punters will find ample action at the country tracks. Punters can also find some greyhound racing

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Jim Ferrier, 1947. David Graham, 1979. Wayne Grady, 1990. Steve Elkington, 1995. Jason Day, 2015. Five men. Sixty-eight years. Surely, by now, you have grasped that these five men share the traits of being professional golfers and being from Australia. Those with a sense of timing and history will realise that the other shared trait

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In order to prevent drivers from being struck by high velocity debris in the 2018 F1 series, the FIA has dictated that all the cars for next year be equipped with a device known as the “Halo.” It certainly seems appropriately named, if nothing else and will doubtless polish the reputations of the angels behind

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An elbow injury has compelled Novak Djokovic to call time on the rest of the 2017 tennis season. The injury is describes as chronic and it caused his retirement in his Wimbledon quarterfinal match against Tomas Berdych. The decision means that he will miss the 2017 U.S. Open at Forest Hills, New York in late

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For any of myriad reasons, good and bad, being compared to Tiger Woods is not the way Jordan Spieth would like to go forward at this juncture of his professional golfing career. When Spieth closed with an improbable stretch on the final five holes of the 2017 Open Championship, the rush to conjure up comparisons

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Stiff upper lip takes on new meaning in the wake of the disclosure that Chris Lynn will miss all of the summer Big Bash cricket games to have surgery on his shoulder. His was most definitely not a case of Patrick Dangerfield-like malingering by any stretch. A shoulder so damaged that an MRI revealed that

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Jordan Spieth has won the 2017 British Open Championship at Royal Birkdale in spectacular, dramatic fashion. Starting the fourth round with a two shot cushion, his golf through the first 12 holes could be described as mediocre by professional standards. On the 13th, he drove into trouble, so much in fact, that it took 20

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Despite the controversial nature of the decision, FIA, the governing body of the Formula 1 racing series, drivers will receive extra head protection next year from a device referred to as the Halo cockpit protection device. The move by the FIA caught many by surprise, coming as it did following a meeting where a majority

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Even though the overall general classification standings in the 2017 Tour De France have not changed amongst the top four riders, Chris Froome and his powerful Team Sky mates have sent a clear and unambiguous message to the rest of the peloton. Froome finished the 16th stage; a mid-difficulty climbing stage that includes category three

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The axe fell on the neck of Dave Gettleman, the general manager of the NFL’s Carolina Panthers, just a little over a week before the official start of training camp for the 2017 – 2018 NFL season. The Panthers fell off severely last season, ending with a 6 – 10 record that kept them out

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