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Waller spring-loaded for upcoming assault

CHRIS Waller has been the nation’s leading Group 1 trainer for six consecutive years but maintains his stable has been in a rebuilding phase for the past two seasons. This was no idle boast, more a statement of fact.“We have a lot of nice horses coming through, we are going …

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Heartbreaking image of stars’ loss

AFTER announcing the heartbreaking news that their firstborn son was delivered stillborn, Channel 7 presented Belinda Sloane posted a touching image of her Adelaide Crows playing husband Rory holding Leo.The couple announced the awful news with identical social media posts last Thursday with an image showing them holding the hand …

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NRL legend’s minor premier proposal

THE final two games of the home and away season are here and finals are just around the corner.Cronulla are locked into fourth spot on the ladder with a win seeing them join the Roosters, Storm and Rabbitohs on 34 points.For Brisbane a win and they’ll climb to seventh, however …

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Sharapova wins, shock for Zverev

FIVE-TIME major champion Maria Sharapova improved to 23-0 in U.S. Open night matches and returned to the fourth round by beating No. 10 seed Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 6-2.The 22nd-seeded Sharapova got plenty of help: 2017 French Open champion Ostapenko hit 41 unforced errors and only 10 winners.SAVAGE SLEDGE: Federer beats …

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Wannabe Wallabies impress in NRC

A THREE-TRY blast from Canberra Vikings hooker Folau Fainga’a Saturday nearly upstaged a Queensland Country side which started its title defence with a 45-35 win in chilly Canberra.Folau’s five-pointers will impress Wallabies boss Michael Cheika far less than the pinpoint lineout throw to the apex of lock Rory Arnold’s jump …

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Kyrgios backflips on coach mutter

NICK Kyrgios was heard on live international TV muttering to himself that he needs a coach. It came at an anguished moment for the Aussie when he went down 4-0 in the second set of his painful 6-4 6-1 7-5 loss to Roger Federer in the third round of the …

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Terriers winless run continues, MOTM performance from Mooy

DOMINIC Calvert-Lewin’s neat header continued Huddersfield’s winless start to the season.The Terriers had not won at Goodison since 1937 – and not in the Prem since beating Watford on April 14.David Wagner’s side were well organised and dominant from set-pieces and scored through Philip Billing’s header.But they dozed off as …

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Federer teaches Kyrgios a tennis lesson

Tennis: Aussie Nick Kyrgios has advanced to the third round of the US Open after being controversially helped by a mid-match pep talk from the chair umpire. WITH a spot in the fourth round on offer, Australia’s Nick Kyrgios and all-time great Roger Federer will resume their entertaining rivalry on …

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Cahill seals India move

TIM Cahill looks set to finish his playing career on the subcontinent, making official his mooted move to Indian Super League side Jamshedpur FC.Until this week the recently retired Socceroos legend had been half-expected to seek a move back to the MLS after stating his intention to live in America.PATIENT: …

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