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November is a month with plentiful punting opportunities and we must begin with Australia’s biggest one day sporting event, the Melbourne Cup. Sorry AFL Grand Final. Sorry NRL Grand Final. Sorry The Everest. We love the lot of you, but when it comes to a day when even the non-gamblers will be reading form sheets

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Renault has announced that it wants to shorten its name for the 2019 F1 competition. The team formerly known as Renault Sport Formula One Team now wants to be known as Renault F1 Team. Shorter equals faster? Was the change intended to make Daniel Ricciardo’s transition easier? He is just now coming to grips with

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Indian Test cricketer Ajinkya Rahane seemed intent on disarming Australia with deference and politeness, as the two XIs get ready to begin their Test series. The vice-captain dismissed the notion that Australia are vulnerable and that the Baggy Green are still the favourites. According to Ladbrokes, the home ground is worth eight cents, which is

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Hardly one who could be accused of excessive reticence, Wayne Bennet has had his say regarding his move to Sydney to take over as head of the South Sydney Rabbitohs for the Telstra 2019 NRL Premiership competition. The saga that had played out over the course of months of speculation regarding Bennett’s swap of coaching

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The possibility of a 2020 Tokyo Olympics without a boxing tournament is a worry for the International Olympic Committee and the host city in Japan, but if it were to go missing, would anyone actually miss it? IOC president Thomas Bach stopped short of issuing a promise that Tokyo will host boxing, even as accusations

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The fight ended and Khabib Nurmagomedov victorious, Conor McGregor battle on after the bell, not with his opponent, but seemingly with anyone within arm’s length, causing the Nevada State Athletic Commission to suspend McGregor. He is set for a hearing and if he can remember that he has one mouth and two ears, and can

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While Australia is busy fretting over how to deal with Virat Kohli and the prospect of India winning a Test series for the first time ever on Australian soil, but there are other dangers with which the Baggy Green will have to contend. It is not enough that Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft

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If you do not like the direction of the wind in the NRL, just wait a moment; it will change. It seems like only yesterday, because it was, that reports of a clash between Shaun Johnson and the New Zealand Warriors was in the news. Johnson wanted an extension. The Warriors were uncooperative, because Johnson

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Daniel Ricciardo made it to the end of his 100-race tenure with F1 Team Red Bull. Equally as important, perhaps, he made it to the finish of a race when he crossed fourth in the final F1 race of the 2018 season, the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Yes, the eight retirements gave Ricciardo ample opportunity

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Punters who took New Zealand and the over were rewarded when the All Blacks beat the Italians 63 – 3, but the head-to-head on New Zealand was only $1.01. Makes punting on Winx look like a bargain. After giving the Kiwis a scare at Twickenham, only to come up a point short, the Brits recovered

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