Semi Radradra Set to Make Kangaroos Debut

There seems to be at least a bit of dissention in the ranks of Fijian athletics. First, there was the proclamation of numero uno, the Big Fijian himself, Vijay Singh, eschewing the opportunity to represent his country at the Rio Olympics. Probably just as well, since the pace Singh employs to follow his missed putts…

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Nadal Ties Vilas for Clay Court Tournament Wins at 49

Rafael Nadal won his ninth Barcelona Open and tied clay court legend Guillermo Vilas for career clay-court titles at 49 titles each. The victory could possibly add to speculation that Nadal has regained the form that deserted him as he battled injuries that seemingly went on forever and once again present a challenge to the…

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Bowditch and Others Support Adam Scott Decision to Skip Olympics

After encountering some serious backlash over his decision to not play golf and represent Australia in the 2016 Rio Olympics, Adam Scott is finding some support. Some of that support has come in the form of criticism over the Olympic Games having completely abandoned the pretense of amateurs competing for nationalistic glory. Many critics have…

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William Hills Best Bets For The Anzac Day AFL Game

Collingwood v Essendon (3:20pm AEST) Essendon Line +21.5 ($1.91) The last two weeks we’ve made money betting against the Pies, when they’ve started warm favourite and lost comfortably both times. And yet here they are as warm favourite again. It’s never a bad thing to keep betting against a team in bad form, particularly when…

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Conor McGregor Retires From UFC in Labour Dispute

The UFC is abuzz following the recent bombshell announcement of Conor McGregor that he will no longer be a participant. McGegor was one of the top attractions for the UFC, so his retirement sent shockwaves through the ranks. Many of the sport’s supporters were flabbergasted that any Irishman, usually more than willing to fight for…

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Jarryd Hayne Learning to Run All Over

Running seems like such a simple thing to do, something possible for anyone. After all, it is simply walking conducted at a much higher speed, right? According to Jarryd Hayne, however, he has had to spend considerable effort on altering the running style he used so effectively as the NRL’s top player to a lower,…

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AFL Grand Final Replays No More

In our era of instant gratification, tied games in major sporting competitions are becoming less tolerable all the time. We want winners and we want them now. The term Sudden Death is so appealing. The AFL is the most recent league to fiddle with its system for dealing with ties in the Grand Final. Rather…

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Patty Mills and Matthew Dellavedova Represent for Australia in NBA Playoffs

Patty Mills did a full game’s work in less than half a game in the San Antonio Spurs dismantling of The Memphis Grizzlies in the first game of the playoff series between the teams. Mills was nearly a point-a-minute man, scoring 15 whilst playing for only 19 minutes. He wasted no time making his defensive…

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Hayne Caught in Coach/General Manager Dispute

As if trying to secure a spot on the 53-man game day roster were not enough to occupy the complete attention of rugby-player-turned-NFL-er Jarryd Hayne, there are already grumblings of trouble in paradise caused by speculation that new coach Chip Kelly and General Manager Trent Baalke are not meshing well from a perspective of personality…

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William Hill – NRL Warriors V Bulldogs Review

Chips-in Canterbury this week. The Warriors have done absolutely nothing this year and how they have opened favourites – even with this match in Wellington – is perplexing. Canterbury were outstanding against Melbourne and the quick backup is no issue. There is no bigger myth in the NRL than the negative impact of a quick…

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