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Wisetech sees long-term tailwinds from COVID despite short-term clouds

Logistics software maker WiseTech has warned its revenue growth could drop into the single digits this year as COVID-19 hits global trade, but the pandemic will drive more companies to digitise their operations. “COVID-19 market disruptions have provided a long-term tailwind for growing our market share as the need for …

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Why one of the first phone calls to Doueihi came from a Roosters coach

“Josh Mansour called me straight after his game, my cousin Michael Cheika called me early in the week, Robbie Farah, the Souths boys have been messaging me and the Knights team. “It’s been a tough week as a Lebanese community and the support I’ve got from the Tigers, the NRL, …

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Tabcorp in $600m equity raising after COVID-19 inflicts heavy loss

“The COVID-19 pandemic has been very challenging for Tabcorp’s people, partners and customers, and materially impacted our FY20 results,” Tabcorp CEO David Attenborough said. “The continued significant uncertainty regarding the severity and duration of the COVID-19 impact has led Tabcorp to reconsider its previous capital management targets in order to …

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Vucevic, Magic upset top-seeded Bucks, Heat win in NBA play-offs

Milwaukee swept the season series against Orlando, winning four games by an average of 17 points, but struggled with the Magic’s stingy defence, which repeatedly clogged the lane and forced Antetokounmpo to settle for jump shots. The Bucks’ frustration was evident when centre Brook Lopez stomped on a chair — …

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Carsales.com profit hit by pandemic but maintains dividend

Online car classifieds group carsales.com has reported a 9 per cent fall in its statutory net profit largely due to the impacts of COVID-19, but has maintained its final dividend at the same level as last year. The ASX-listed $4.8 billion company reported a bottom line profit of $120 million …

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CSL books $US2b profit despite ‘sobering’ COVID conditions

Global shutdowns had presented challenges for collecting plasma, the yellow liquid in blood which CSL collects predominantly in the United States and uses to make treatments for diseases like haeomophilia. The company’s plasma collections for the 2020 financial year were down 5 per cent compared with 2019 and “additional collection …

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Swans youngster Taylor racially abused days out from Indigenous Round

Perth-born Taylor, who has yet to face his teammates since his sanction, re-posted the message to his followers along with an apology for his actions. Elijah Taylor has taken to Instagram to reveal racial abuse.Credit:Getty ‘‘Honestly I’m extremely sorry for being selfish with my actions,’’ he wrote in his first …

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Race-by-race tips and preview for Canterbury on Wednesday

Nothing Too Hard is worth a look each-way after what was a very strong upset first-up win over an unsuitable trip.Credit:Morgan Hancock Race 2 – 2.00PM BOWERMANS OFFICE FURNITURE HANDICAP (1200m) 2. Elizabeel showed plenty of promise in her first preparation which ended with a third to boom colt Peltzer …

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Muguruza injury worry, ‘non-player’ tests positive to COVID-19 ahead of US Open

But tennis officials have already been notified of one COVID-19 positive test after conducting about 1400 tests this week. The positive test came from a “tier one” tennis representative – a group made up of players, a limited number of player guests, ATP and WTA staff, tournament referees, grand slam …

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PSG do it easy against Leipzig to make first Champions League final

“We ate them up from minute one – it’s going to be tough to sleep between now and the final,” said Di Maria. “We worked hard all game and we showed we deserve to be here. It doesn’t matter who we face: either Bayern or Lyon, we’ll give our all.” …

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