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Freak injury forces Sydney FC to back into the transfer market

Sydney FC have been forced back into the transfer market for defensive reinforcement after centre-back Ben Warland was ruled out for three months with a broken foot. The young defender might not be available until the new year after undergoing surgery on an injury sustained in a collision with a …

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Surgeon gives Tapine all clear for Kiwis’ Kangaroos Test

“I think I am [right to play], but just get some training in next week and then see how it goes … the surgeon said it’s all good.” After Australia, the Kiwis travel to England for a three-Test series as they look to atone for a disappointing World Cup. The …

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Marquee status: Sam Kerr re-signs with Perth Glory for another W-League season

What do Alessandro Del Piero, Tim Cahill, Dwight Yorke, Keisuke Honda and now Sam Kerr have in common? They are all beneficiaries of Football Federation Australia’s marquee player fund, with Kerr – one of Australia’s best athletes – becoming the first female marquee in Australian soccer’s W-League. Kerr has re-signed …

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Man left critical after far north Queensland plane crash

A man has been left with critical injuries after a light plane crash, west of Port Douglas in far north Queensland. A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman said the plane reportedly crashed at a location off the Captain Cook Highway  in Craiglie at 5.20pm on Thursday. The spokesman said paramedics were at …

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Never say never to day-night MCG Test: Roberts

There are no immediate plans for change but Roberts’ comments come as CA’s contract with the Melbourne Cricket Club expires after this season. As revealed by Fairfax Media this week, discussions between CA and the MCC, the MCG’s ground manager, have opened. The MCC is understood to be open to …

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American Animals reinvents the true-crime film, and gets away with it

It feels like he is pushing into new territory here, with overlapping and conflicting dialogue – delivered by both sets of players – drawing attention to the unreliability of the narration. It’s an exhilarating mode of storytelling, even if some people have clutched to old labels in trying to describe …

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Giants open to Mumford return

Meanwhile, West Coast midfielder Andrew Gaff is yet to make a decision on where he will play next year, with a decision expected by the weekend. Gaff’s manager Paul Connors emphatically denied a report that the player had informed his Eagles’ teammates he would be leaving to join North Melbourne. …

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Patriotic Chinese reporter accused of slapping man at British party conference

A video of the incident was posted online by Hong Kong Watch, a London-based human rights group hosting the event. “Oh, how democratic UK! You’re so proud of it!” the reporter said as she was removed. The reporter, Kong Linlin, was arrested on suspicion of assault and later released pending …

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Hayne baulks at extending banking inquiry

Loading The issue of extending the commission beyond its original one-year time frame has become a focus in recent months amid calls from the public, the ALP and other group calling for it to run longer. In recent days Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg have again said …

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Terror plotter planned to use friendless, ‘fish brain’ brother as human bomb, court told

A terror plotter planned to use his lonely, unwitting, “fish brain” brother as a human bomb in an attack on Federation Square, a court has heard. On Wednesday the brother’s lawyer told a Supreme Court jury that her client, 23-year-old Hamza Abbas, was a vulnerable young man who suffered from …

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