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Sydney hooper Jonah Bolden is heading for the USA to position himself for possible selection in the upcoming NBA draft, where he hopes to join the ever-increasing contingent of Aussies who earn their living at basketball’s highest level. Bolden has been playing in the Adriatic League, where he played a key role in team FMP’s

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Last night’s heroics would seem to support the notion that the machinations to which the Golden State Warriors went in order to add Kevin Durant to their lineup were entirely justified. With the Warriors trailing by six points with three minutes left in the game, Durant demonstrated that he was worth every penny when he

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While it is certain that Rafael Nadal does not need assistance of any kind in the pursuit of the 2017 French Open title, he is not above accepting it when it is offered. Nadal has advanced to the semifinals after needing less than an hour to dispose of Pablo Carreno Busta. Busta retired after losing

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Let us not forget about the Stanley Cup Finals, fans of U.S. sports. Unlike the NBA Finals, which need something drastic to induce any sort of drama, the ice hockey finals show all indications of going the full seven games to decide which side earns the honour of hoisting Lord Stanley’s Cup. The series is

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There are going to be some nail biters in the upcoming week’s action in the 2017 Telstra NRL Premiership competition. The Cronulla Sharks will be playing the Melbourne Storm in a game that the bookies have posted as a dead heat. The Gold Coast Titans are listed as $1.70 favourites to the New Zealand Warriors

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In the category of finding a silver lining in a cloud, the Essendon Bombers could justifiably take some solace in the outcome of their recent encounter with the Greater Western Sydney Giants in Spotless Stadium. Even though the Bombers came up on the short end, losing by the score of 117 – 101, they have

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The usual arc is from hero to goat, but Port Adelaide Power forward Charlie Dixon is twisting that arc the other way ‘round, going form a major disappointment last season to a legitimate contender for All-Australian honours based on his play thus far in the 2017 Toyota AFL Premiership competition. He has kicked 20 goals

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May is a prime month for Australian punting, with domestic and international markets in vast abundance and the bookmakers keen to earn punter loyalty. The big leagues of Aussie Rules and Rugby are in full swing all during the month. There is still some important Group thoroughbred racing to be done, even if it has

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Back in the 1980s, the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics were one of the greatest rivalries ever seen in the NBA. Kareem Abdul “The Player Formerly Known as Lew Alcindor” Jabbar, Earvin “Magic” Johnson led the Lakers. For the Celtics, Larry Bird, Danny Ainge, Kevin “Black Hole” McHale and Robert “Get Me To

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Nick Kyrgios is the only Aussie on the men’s side of the French Open to get through the first round at Roland Garros Stadium in Paris. Thansai Kokkinakis and Jordan Thompson were beaten in round one. Kyrgios beat German Philipp Kohlschreiber in straight sets 6 – 3, 7 – 6 (7 – 4), 6 –

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