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Farah relieved Salazar doping case is done

Loading “I’m relieved that USADA has, after four years, completed their investigation into Alberto Salazar,” the 36-year-old Briton said. “I left the Nike Oregon Project in 2017 but as I’ve always said, I have no tolerance for anyone who breaks the rules or crosses a line. A ruling has been …

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Lebanese PM paid $23.8m to South African bikini model over Seychelles ‘affair’

Beirut: Saad Hariri, the Lebanese prime minister, gave a South African bikini model nearly $US16 million ($23.8m) after meeting her on holiday, it has emerged, as Lebanon faces violent protests over an economic crisis. Candice van der Merwe met Mr Hariri at a private resort in the Seychelles in 2013 …

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Tigers consider shifting Easter Monday blockbuster away from Bankwest

Wests Tigers have vowed not to release disgruntled star Ryan Matterson unless there is a “favourable outcome” as the club contemplates shifting the blockbuster Easter Monday clash against Parramatta from Bankwest to ANZ Stadium next year. Tigers coach Michael Maguire, who only allowed his team to break for holidays after …

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Geelong superstar Tim Kelly keen to land in Eagles’ nest as he’s headed home

West Coast bosses are understood to be seeking clarification from the AFL on how Rioli needs to be paid under drug offences. Rioli is tipped to be retained on the West Coast playing list for next season with his future beyond 2020 clouded with such uncertainty on eventual length of …

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Metro’s afternoon peak-hour squeeze continues to rise as worst line revealed

All up, nearly 10 per cent of Melbourne morning and afternoon peak-hour commuters are travelling in overcrowded trains, which is a slight improvement on 2018 levels. The Craigieburn line is the most consistently overcrowded, with one in five morning and afternoon commutes packed beyond acceptable capacity. While the morning squeeze …

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City ‘ready’ for Victory, but Mombaerts faces wait on Maclaren

“It’s good but a final is good when you win,” he added, conscious that in Melbourne City’s only other FFA Cup final appearance under John van ‘t Schip in 2016, they won the trophy. City were a little lacklustre in the opening half against the NPL Queensland team and were …

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Spies, espionage and suicide: The scandal that has rocked Credit Suisse

News of a rift between Thiam and Khan prior to the latter’s departure has prompted speculation over reasons for the surveillance, which has roiled Switzerland’s financial centre, triggered a criminal investigation and hurt the image of everyone involved. A private investigator who organised the surveillance of a senior former Credit …

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JLo a popular choice, but who else was in the coaching mix at Freo?

The West Perth product has made a name for himself as an assistant, first at Fremantle (2010), then West Coast (2011-2017) – where he helped Jack Darling and Josh Kennedy blossom – and finally Collingwood, where his defensive nous turned the Pies into the second-best defensive team in 2019. He …

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Bayern destroy slumping Spurs in seven-goal Champions League rout

In a rip-roaring start to the first clash between the sides for 35 years, Son had twice wasted guilt-edge opportunities before firing Tottenham in front. But their lead lasted only three minutes as Joshua Kimmich’s superb long-range effort gave Hugo Lloris no chance. Tottenham were still posing a threat in …

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8@eight: Sharp falls ahead for ASX as global fears resurface

2. US recession risk climbs: Fears of a US recession are back on the table today, after US ISM Manufacturing PMI data showed that manufacturing activity in America is at its weakest since the Global Financial Crisis. As one of, if not the best, forward looking indicator for future US …

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