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There is good news and bad news out of Rio. To get the bad news out of the way, the Australian women’s field hockey team lost to the U.S. women’s team by the score of 2 – 1. The U.S. women had goals from Michelle Vittese and Caitlin Van Sickle, with the win moving them

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It may be known as the Battle for Silver in some circles, but the Boomers, staffed as they are by NBA battle-hardened veterans, and are not going to go down without making some noise. They had little difficulty disposing of France with a 21-point victory in which they led from start to finish, despite France

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It’s the time of year when the underachievers rise up and in the case of the Melbourne Demons, it was the league leading Hawks that felt the wrath of a Demons side that has yet to hit .500 for the season and offers no guarantees that they will be able to do so with three

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Taking a page from the Yanks book, where sports media commentators have essentially unlimited access to players on game day, they AFL seems headed in that direction and if players such as Patrick Dangerfield get their way, AFL players might soon be doing interviews before and during contests, as well as after, similar to the

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The idle speculation has come to an end now that Jarryd Hayne has signed on to play with the Gold Coast Titans. He could make an appearance as early as Sunday when the Titans play the New Zealand Warriors. The Titans and the Warriors are at numbers seven and eight respectively on the NRL ladder,

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Australian punters will not have much in the way of thoroughbred galloping action in July, at least not at the high quality level. For the month of July has only a few Group 3 races, two at Caulfield and one at Sunshine Coast, but there will still be some action at the country tracks if

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It may soon be time for an NFL franchise in Sydney if the population of Aussies playing in the NFL continues to expand. When the training camps officially got underway, seven Australians were taking part. Four of those are punters, including Tom Hackett and Lachlan Edwards of the New York Jets. Hackett was recently released,

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The Opals went up against the United States’ women’s basketball squad in a final game prior to the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympic Games and found themselves on the short end of a 104 – 89 score. The two squads played an exhibition game in New York’s Madison Square Garden on Sunday. It was

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Aussie defensive lineman Adam Gotsis is apparently ahead of schedule in his return from the knee surgery that wiped out his senior season at Georgia Tech. He was seen taking quite a few reps with his professional team, the NFL World Champion Denver Broncos in Saturday’s training camp session. Gotsis worked out with the second-team

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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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