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Football wants clarity on stadium rebuild for Women’s World Cup bid

Senior sources within the FFA believe the NSW state government is committed to hosting the 2023 Women’s World Cup, whether it be in its current form or after redevelopment. “FFA is confident that whatever decision is taken regarding the timing of the stadium’s refurbishment will not impact its ability to …

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It’s fanciful to think everybody on Earth is watching the NRL

Anyhoo, onwards! If you need me for any late storm of nasty emails and tweets, I will be in my trailer. 300 MILLION’S A CROWD Still, as to the blaring headline bouncing about on social media on Thursday evening about the NRL being broadcast to “300 million people” around the …

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Good Weekend Superquiz and Target, Saturday, May 30

Today’s Target: 52 words, good; 78 words, very good; 105 words, excellent. Solution on Monday.​ Yesterday’s solution: aced, acre, acted, arced, cadet, cadre, card, care, cared, caret, cart, carte, carted, case, cased, cast, caste, casted, caster, cater, catered, cease, ceased, cedar, cede, cere, crate, crated, crease, creased, create, created, creates, …

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FFA boss confirms A-League hub will be in NSW

Loading Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane were the three venues being considered for the location of the hub. Johnson’s announcement means Perth, Brisbane, Adelaide and Wellington Phoenix will all have to base themselves in NSW for up to five weeks to play out the season. It was not made clear if …

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Good Weekend letters to the editor, May 30

Loading Foreign CorrespondenceI laughed in surprise reading Amelia Lester’s reference to Dalgona coffee taking off around the world [May 16]. When I first left home in the 1970s, my bestie and I made our coffee that way every day. The crème de la crème of instant coffee at that time …

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The Good Weekend Quiz: May 30

Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with this week’s Good Weekend quiz.Credit: 6. Who is claimed to have said: “Doctor Livingstone, I presume?” at Lake Tanganyika in 1871? 7. What gas from cow manure is used for energy production? 8. Is a baseball bigger or smaller than a softball? 9. Complete …

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Clementine Ford pulls writing grant application after COVID-19 tweet

“I respect her decision not to proceed with the application and not to accept the funding. The @cityofmelbourne is committed to freedom of speech but I also acknowledge the hurt felt by many people who have contacted me this week,” Cr Capp tweeted. The news comes after Ms Ford tweeted …

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Chevron’s Gorgon project could face regulatory action on emissions after ministerial decision

Chevron’s efforts to meet CO2 emissions targets and environmental conditions for its Gorgon LNG plant have been dealt a massive blow. The oil and gas giant received environmental approval for its US$56 billion Gorgon plant by promising to pump at least 80 per cent of ‘reservoir’ emissions into the island’s …

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‘I wouldn’t write him off’: Clarkson tips Franklin to bounce back

Four-time premiership coach Alastair Clarkson says Lance Franklin’s AFL career is far from over despite the Sydney Swans star suffering another serious injury. The experienced Sydney forward could miss more than half the season after damaging his right hamstring during training on Wednesday. Injury cloud: Swans star Lance Franklin.Credit:Getty Images …

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Taumalolo unstoppable as North Queensland steamroll hapless Titans

Whether it’s the return to one referee or the chain reaction of a fresh set of six, now in play as an option instead of a penalty, the early indications are that the game has been opened up like a tin can. Those pining for the days of fatigued defenders, …

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