Bangladesh T20 Side Chokes Against India

Bangladesh failed to stand up with the match on the line when their Twenty20 team succumbed by one run to India, an outcome that could have significant implications for Australia’s hopes. Had Bangladesh won, Australia would have needed help in order to advance to the semifinals, but the win by India means that Australia can…

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Jason Day Picks Up Where Adam Scott Left Off

In a masterful performance that bodes well for a return to the form at the end of last season that was nothing short of mind-boggling, Jason Day won the Arnold Palmer Invitational by leading from start to finish. He was tied for the lead at times during the 72-hole event as the PGA Florida swing…

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Australia’s Ricciardo Takes Fourth in AGP

Mercedes took the top two spots in the Formula 1 portion of the Australian Grand Prix, with Nico Rosberg, driving for Germany, posting an eight-second win over Great Britain’s Lewis Hamilton. Ferrari driver and reigning F1 champion Sebastian Vettel was third, another two seconds behind Rosberg. Fourth position went to Daniel Ricciardo, representing Australia in…

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Bogut Curry and Warriors Maintain Dominance

About the only newsworthy element concerning the Golden State Warriors on what seems an inevitable path to a consecutive NBA Championship is the statistical records the team is amassing at the season winds down to the last dozen regular games prior to the playoffs. Golden State, in beating the hapless New York Knicks 121-85, won…

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Jamal Idris Delays Return to Rugby for Humanitarian Motives

In a welcome departure from the usual sports fare involving one kind of scandal or another, former NRL star Jamal Idris has delayed any discussions about returning to the game in order focus on building an orphanage in Ghana despite the country’s National Security Council calling for public vigilance concerning what is deemed a credible…

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Jarryd Dale Set to Play for U.S. MLB Scouts

The insatiable appetite of U.S. sports for athletes to throw into the hopper is set to nibble on the talents of 26 Australian baseball players who will appear in games against teams from Europe and Canada prior to taking on rookies from MLB powerhouses including the Boston Red Sox, Minnesota Twins and Detroit Tigers. The…

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Bombers Face Tough Season

If the 105-point thrashing the Bombers experienced at the hands of the Eagles in a recent AFL practice match is any indication of what lies ahead in the upcoming season, Bombers supporters and players might wish for a time machine to end the misery sooner, rather than later. The end of the NAB Challenge saw…

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Racing NSW Fines and Bans Richard Callander

Racing NSW stewards have imposed a six-month ban and a $10,000 fine on horse owner Richard Callander for dishonest and fraudulent conduct relating to his sale of thoroughbred Lil Caesar to Hong Kong buyers. Collander’s ban is worldwide, meaning that he is not legally permitted to be physically presence on any racecourse in the world….

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Carlton Blues Will Debut Weitering and Curnow

In what almost appears to be a case of the Blues, rather than the Bombers, topping up, Carlton is preparing to introduce six new players when the footy bounces for round one of the home-and-away season. Number 1 draftees Jacob Weitering and Charlie Curnow are likely to make their debuts. Four other players are from…

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