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Jockey McDonald thrown from Everest favourite Nature Strip at Randwick

The Everest favourite Nature Strip has sensationally dumped jockey James McDonald coming out of the barriers in a crucial barrier trial at Randwick on Monday morning. Nature Strip baulked as he came from the gates and McDonald went over his neck and hit the ground. James McDonald and Nature Strip …

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The US set to hit 200,000 COVID-19 deaths, a symbol of national failure

Here in the US capital, the business district around the White House remains eerily deserted as most office workers stay at home. Public schools are closed, with all classes being conducted online – a decision that could have disastrous educational impacts for disadvantaged students. Meanwhile, you can eat indoors and …

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DeChambeau streets US Open field to win first major title

Wolff, trying to become the first player since Francis Ouimet in 1913 to win the US Open in his debut, closed with a 75. Just under a year ago, DeChambeau closed out his 2019 season in Las Vegas and said, “I’m going to come back next year and look like …

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As it happened: Commens, Perkins lay down marker after breaking droughts

Life’s a beach for Australia’s in-form volleyball pairings Good signs for the host nation on the Bondi sands. Pauline Manser and Tania Gooley have earned themselves a shot at world No.1s Adriana Behar and Shelda Bede from Brazil after an easy day (15-3) at the office against the French duo …

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Victoria records 11 new cases of coronavirus, two deaths

“This is not just a good day. This is a great day. We are seeing these numbers come down. This strategy is working,” Premier Daniel Andrews said. Mr Andrews said the modelling the roadmap was based on was constantly updated with the real daily numbers. However, just a few days …

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Race-by-race tips and preview for Orange on Monday

RACE 2 – 12.40PM: ANGULLONG WINES CLASS 1 HANDICAP (1280m) Despite a big weight, six-year-old Warwick Farm gelding 1. Temple Run is hard fit, good in wet ground and can claim a long overdue second win. Just missed in a stronger race at Kembla three runs back, and can be …

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Australian, Briton killed in explosion in Solomon Islands

The organisation is assisting the Solomon Islands government to develop a centralised database of all of the explosive remnants left in the country by both Japanese and allied forces. Per Nergaard, deputy secretary general of the organisation, said the accident – which happened about 8pm local time on Sunday – …

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Liverpool too good for Chelsea, Spurs sink Southampton

Mane headed Liverpool in front five minutes after the interval and four minutes later took advantage of a dreadful error by Chelsea keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga as the hosts crumbled. Liverpool gave new midfield signing Thiago Alcantara a debut off the bench but the Spaniard’s first impact was to offer Chelsea …

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Porte seals podium place as Pogacar rides to Tour de France victory

Bennett became the first Irishman since Sean Kelly in 1989 to win the green jersey for the points classification. It was an anti-climatic finale on the Champs-Élysées as only 5000 fans were allowed on the famous avenue as a precaution against the coronavirus. Tadej Pogacar celebrates winning the Tour de …

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Housing demand to collapse as population growth falters

The number of international students, who account for about half of net overseas migration, has also collapsed in a development that has forced some major universities to cut staff. Loading The corporation, which provides advice to the government on housing demand, estimates that in a worst-case scenario there would be …

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