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‘It was hit or bust’: Twin tons deliver win for Australia after horror start

Both men benefited from a touch of luck, Carey recalled after deflecting a catch to third man on nine – Archer retrospectively shown to have overstepped – before Maxwell was put down twice by Jos Buttler; two tough chances. That did not detract from the historic achievement across 189 balls …

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Fonua-Blake granted permission to leave Manly

Manly prop Addin Fonua-Blake has been granted permission to leave the Sea Eagles after indicating a desire to move out of Sydney with his young family. Manly confirmed the news on Wednesday morning, with the 24-year-old set to move to another NRL club at the end of the 2020 season. …

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Teen Musetti upsets Wawrinka to become local hero, De Minaur out

Earlier, Denis Shapovalov and Andrey Rublev had cruised into the second round with emphatic straight-sets victories. Canadian 12th seed Shapovalov, who reached the US Open quarter-finals last week, shook off jetlag to beat Guido Pella 6-2, 6-3, firing seven aces and 23 winners past the Argentine. Lorenzo Musetti knocked three-time …

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‘Hardest decision of my career’: Walker chooses Willoughby over Prince

Loading “We’ve always kept in contact and kept in touch and I’m forever thankful for him and his team for offering me this opportunity. “For them to put me at the forefront – there’s so many amazing riders in this day and age in Melbourne – is something I’m really …

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A beauty and a beast: Tough US Open test for Woods at Winged Foot

It doesn’t figure to get any easier at Winged Foot. Two days before the start of the 120th US Open — and sixth at Winged Foot — the course already is living up to its reputation as being a brute even without the USGA grooming it for the toughest test …

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As it unfolded: A golden start in the pool at the Sydney Olympics on September 16, 2000

Here’s how The Sun-Herald recorded the first day of competition at the Sydney Olympics, with our relay kings Ashley Callus, Chris Fydler, Michael Klim and Ian Thorpe on page 1. The front page of The Sun-Herald on September 17, 2000.Credit:SMH The 17-year-old is now an official superstar. Thorpe had the …

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Arsenal lock up goal machine Aubameyang with new three-year deal

British media reported Aubameyang’s new contract makes the 31-year-old one of the highest earners at the club alongside midfielder Mesut Ozil. Aubameyang’s return of 72 goals for Arsenal in 111 appearances since his arrival in 2018 has made him a vital member of the squad, with the striker even taking …

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‘We could have talked about it more’: Langer laments Australia BLM stance

Asked on Tuesday about Australia’s stance on the Black Lives Matter movement, Langer acknowledged it could have been discussed more upon the squad’s arrival in England as the first sports team from Australia to travel overseas since the COVID-19 pandemic broke. “In terms of taking a knee, to be completely …

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Roglic holds on to yellow as Kaemna takes first Tour stage win

Bernal said compensating for his back led to some discomfort in his knee. “I want to ride to Paris,” he added. It was a day to forget for Ineos-Grenadiers as Carapaz had to settle for second after two brutal attacks from the breakaway group in the decisive climb had left …

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