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Ivan Cleary was seen in the shopping district of Western Sydney recently, looking to purchase some steel-necked turtlenecks after accepting the head-coaching slot with the Wests Tigers. Actual confirmation of the new coach should come in a matter of days and that Cleary could be coaching when the Wests play the St George Illawarra Dragons

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There is an old saying regarding weather conditions-“If you do not like the weather, wait five minutes and it will change,” that would seem to serve as an apt metaphor for the fortunes of Aussies tennis player Nick Kyrgios. He has recently proven to tennis fans, perhaps more importantly to himself, that he can go

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The fourth Test at Dharamsala is still in the balance, thanks in no small part to a four wicket-haul by an awe-inspiring exhibition of spin bowling on the part of Nathan Lyon. There must have been something in Lyon’s tea, because after the break, he took 4 – 36 to leave the Indians at 6

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The Richmond Tigers had a fairly easy time of it in last night’s season opener of the 2017 Toyota AFL Premiership, winning by 43 points. Enthusiasm may have been a little too high; however, as talk is already emanating that Dustin Martin is an early contender for the 2017 Brownlow Medal. This, before last year’s

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Well, it seemed like a long time coming, but it is finally here, the first bounce of the 2017 AFL season. It will be the Carlton Blues v the Richmond Tigers, in a matter of hours. Both clubs list MCG as their home ground, so this will be not a home-and-away game, but a home-and-home

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When the NCAA March Madness tournament got underway, there were 17 players who came from the land Down Under, an impressive number to be sure. Now that the one-and-done tournament has eliminated all but 16 teams, that number has been whittled down to five, mainly due to the team from Arizona dispatching seven Aussies by

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When Marc Leishman drained an improbable 15-metre putt for an Eagle on the par-5 16th hole at Bay Hill during the Arnold Palmer Invitational, it would have seemed an omen of sorts, although he did not take best advantage of his good fortune that ultimately secured his first PGA win in five years. He had

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After apparently conquering, or at least reining in, inner demons that threatened his tennis career, Nick Kyrgios was experiencing a Phoenix-like rebirth that saw him beat Novak Djokovic in consecutive weeks. Equally apparently, however, there may have been something in the food in Indian Wells, California, site of the BNP Paribas Open, that did not

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In what has to be, in most probability, the most stunning endorsement of the effectiveness of sports psychologists, Aussie bad boy Nick Kyrgios has beaten Novak Djokovic, not once, but twice. Only a few short months ago, Kyrgios, for all intents and purposes, seemed on the verge of becoming a poor man’s John McEnroe. All

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Aussie protests of a doctored pitch in Ranchi are apparently without merit according to those familiar with the climate of India. March heat on the sub-continent equals old pitches and the one in Ranchi needs not a doctor, but a coroner, as an autopsy has revealed no signs of plant life. Curator SB Singh is

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