Australia to be Well Represented in 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Games

In a country where snow, ice and coldare not all that common, Australia plans to have an Olympic contingent of about 50 athletes for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games. The team will be a mix of veterans and some debutants and they will compete in 11 sporting disciplines. The Aussies will have two men…

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Dustin Martin’s Dad Shane Denied Entry to Bali for Christmas Reunion

Dustin Martin was not pleased that his Father was denied entry into Bali for the family Christmas holiday. Shane Martin, who carries a bit of baggage due to his association with some less-than-spotless bikey gangs, was stopped by customs officers in Indonesia earlier this month, and he alleges that the Australian government may have played…

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Steady Pay Job Security and all the Perks for NFL Chief Honcho Goodell

It reminds a bit of our University days, where it was a fervent desire to remain students for the rest of our lives, or at least have a good job waiting for us after graduation, one where we had similar schedules. Three days of, four days off. Three days on, four days off. Winter break….

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Federer One of the Ageless Amongst Tennis Greats

With the Australian Open coming along soon, questions of age naturally surface, particularly whether or not Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, old men by tennis standards, can still come anywhere near what they did in 2017. There is limited precedent. Ken Rosewall was 37 years and two months of age when he won the 1972…

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Ohtani Senses Bond with LA Angels Despite LA Market Size

Despite a long list of criteria regarding which Major League Baseball franchise fit the requirements of Shohei “Japanese Babe Ruth” Ohtani, he was apparently offered sufficient inducement to sign on with the Los Angeles Angels, which violates his earlier edict that he wanted to play for a small market team. Los Angeles might be a…

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UFC 219 Closes Out 2017 with Impressive Card

If you lack for something entertaining to do on the last day of 2017, you might want to have a peek at UFC 219 in Las Vegas at T-Mobile Arena. The top draw on the women’s card will be Cris Cyborg vs. Holly Holm. Cyborg is from Brazil and Holm is from the United States….

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Japanese Babe Ruth Shohei Ohtani May be MLB Bound

The 2018 season of Major League Baseball might see another Japanese player make his way to The Show in the United States. He is Shohei Ohtani and he is known as the “Babe Ruth of Japan.” New York Yankee’s General Manager Brian Cashman, however, says that Ohtani will not be playing for Ruth’s former team….

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Geelong Accepts Risk of Rusty Stewart Crameri for 2018 AFL Season

The Geelong Cats are expressing confidence that they can have Stewart Crameri back in full training by the end of January, despite the interrupted preparation to the mature-age rookie. They would like to get him some time on ground for the JLT Community Series. Crameri has played senior footy for the Western Bulldogs and the…

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AFLW Using First Season to Leapfrog Competition to Next Level

The AFLW Collingwood Magpies seem to have scored a coup by bringing former Hawthorn Hawk Daniel Harford into the fold as an assistant coach. Harford will be the deputy of incumbent Coach Wayne Siekman and a new cadre of assistants. “Harf” as he is known to the footy players, Harford is cause for positive vibes…

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Geelong Cats Intend to use Gary Ablett Fully in 2018

Despite some injury issues that limited Gary Ablett to 34 games over the past three seasons with the Gold Coast Suns, Geelong Cats Coach Chris Scott said that Ablett’s playing time will be at midfield, not at forward, as some have speculated. Shoulder issues have been the primary culprit hindering the 33-year-old Ablett. He played…

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