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As his motivation for the last curtain call of his career, Anthony Mundine has expressed the intention that exposing Jeff Horn as nothing but “hype” is his reason for taking the ring against Horn on November 30 at Suncorp Stadium. Careful there, Tony, Horn is very comfortable at Suncorp, as Manny Pacquiao will attest. Mundine

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It is occasionally difficult to stay abreast of professional and amateur sports codes policies with regard to performance enhancing drugs. We see competitors disqualified for taking benign decongestants and antihistamines, some of which, admittedly, are used to mask the presence of actual performance chemicals. We see other cases where athletes pass blood and urine tests

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The math simply does not work. After openers Usman Khawaja and Aaron Finch put together 147 runs in the chase of Pakistan, Australia slid from 0 -142 to 202 all-out after losing 10 wickets for a paltry 60 runs. The Baggy Green might have been better off to have skipped lunch and perhaps two much

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Perhaps Argentina Pumas’ Coach Mario Ledesma was not as errant as we had assumed earlier, when he said that the All Blacks are no longer invulnerable. The Kiwis had to pull off a Winx-like performance to make it past the Springboks 32 – 20 in South Africa. South Africa held a 12- point lead for

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The Wayne Bennet saga lives on. And on, and on, and on… Brisbane will not keep him beyond 2019, which, given what Bennet has done for the Broncos, seems like a major case of failing to “dance with them that brung ya,” but Bennett, despite being so old that it requires archaeologists to determine his

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There is no “I” in team and there is no “I” in Reed, but golfer Patrick Reed might be considering changing the spelling of his name to Reid in order to get the first person pronoun prominently displayed to match his personality. He would no doubt choose to spell in ReId. Reed has been known

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September is without doubt one of the best months for punting in Australia. With domestic and international sports codes offering thousands of significant markets, September has so much on offer that a punter faces some difficult choices over where to direct their funds in search of the best dividends. The Toyota 2018 AFL Premiership competition

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Independence and sovereignty were under a cloud, as an uncivil civil war between the forces of the Lowy family resisted reforms that threatened their 15-year domination of Australian football and Football Federation Australia have come to an agreement over the direction of the code in the land down under. Those who wanted to see Steven

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The Sydney Kings, boosted no doubt by having a 12-year NBA veteran presence on the club in the form of Andrew Bogut, came close to dealing a defeat to the Los Angeles Clippers in an NBL versus NBA matchup. Close, but no cigar. The Clippers are the “other” Los Angeles team in the NBA and

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Once again, the top players of Europe proved too formidable for the U.S. team, as Europe reclaimed the Ryder Cup with a convincing 17.5 – 10.5 margin the team match play event. Europe were ahead 10 – 6 heading into the last day, which featured 12 singles matches to conclude the competition. Match play does

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