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Porte fightback as Kwiatkowski wins Tour stage 18, Roglic holds yellow

Porte was chasing the breakaway spearheaded by Kwiatkowski when he suffered a front tyre puncture – his second blowout of this year’s Tour. The last Australian to finish on the general classification podium was Cadel Evans after his 2011 victory. His Trek-Segafredo team reached him with a new bike but …

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Cordner ruled out despite passing concussion protocol

Cordner missed six weeks after he copped a significant knock to the head in the Roosters’ round-eight loss to the Storm. The notoriously tough 28-year-old grew frustrated with his prolonged absence but the Roosters treat concussions with more care than any other club in the competition. Roosters players show their …

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‘An ace is an ace’: Reed holes out as Aussies flame out at US Open

Matt Jones is six-over-par while amateur Lukas Michel had a debut major round to forget, propping up the field at 10-over. “Of course I was excited about it, but really I knew from that point that, hey, you need to settle out, get ready for the next hole,” the 2018 …

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Sevens star Green backflips on Broncos to join Warriors

Just five Warriors women boarded the flight to Sydney a fortnight ago, leaving the club scrambling for players. That makes the signing of Green and Pelite even more significant, as they will be crucial to keeping the Warriors competitive. Loading They will be coached by Jillaroos mentor Brad Donald, who …

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Lovett hopes Mugatoo can deliver an elusive Newcastle Cup

“It is a race we have runners for every year on the way to other races, in the end, it is a group 3 handicap but it means more than that to us because it is at home. “I’m sick of failing to win it, maybe this will be our …

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Montefilia an athlete ready to take flight in the spring

“You make a list and we had a budget of $100,000 for the right filly. She ticked the right boxes.” The Kermadec filly would bust the budget, the hammer finally falling at $130,000. But when compared to her rivals in Saturday’s Tea Rose Stakes, she is the cheap filly bought …

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Lakers’ LeBron James and Anthony Davis are selected to All-NBA first team

LeBron James has been named to the All-NBA first team for the 13th time.Credit:Getty Images LeBron James and Anthony Davis have been awarded spots on the All-NBA first team, the only two players with the honour who are still playing inside the NBA bubble. The Lakers duo is joined by …

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Coolmore, not Everest, the ideal race for Anders: Widden Stud

“We’ll wait and see. We have had interest in The Everest and obviously from a trainer’s and owner’s point of view The Everest has plenty to offer,” he said. Loading “From a stallion’s point of view and traditionalist’s point of view, the Coolmore is a race that’s very close to …

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Smith ‘not fully recovered’ but will head to Indian Premier League

Smith completed running drills on Monday but, according to coach Justin Langer, looked “rusty” in the nets on Tuesday, having completed his concussion protocols. Loading A CA spokesman told The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald there had been no discussion about Smith heading home rather than to the United …

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As it happened: Shooting for gold at the Sydney Olympics on September 17, 2000

Grant Hackett will be another to watch in the 200m final as he goes through the gears ahead of his much-anticipated showdown with Kieren Perkins over 1500m towards the end of the Olympic meet. Ian Thorpe has set up a match race with Pieter van den Hoogenband in the 200m …

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