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Sam Kerr’s Glory denied a W-League championship in a six-goal thriller

Sydney FC 4-2 Perth GloryUS imports shine as McCaskill and Huerta score beltersSam Kerr might be the star import in the American women’s football league. But it was Sydney FC’s American imports to the W-League who turned the tables on the celebrated Ma…

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Mighty mare Winx canters to 30th straight victory in Apollo Stakes

Chris Waller-trained Winx grabs race record at RandwickMighty mare marks 30th consecutive win Mighty mare Winx has won her 30th consecutive race, blasting past a field of eight in the Apollo Stakes at Randwick Racecourse on Saturday. Related: Winx worl…

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Dan Christian heroics send Renegades into Big Bash League final

Renegades beat Sydney Sixers by three wicketsStars await in all-Melbourne final on SundayMelbourne Renegades will host cross-city rivals the Stars in Sunday’s BBL decider after claiming a thrilling three-wicket semi-final victory over Sydney Sixers.Set…

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Super League v NRL: is the northern hemisphere bridging the gap? | Aaron Bower

As Wigan prepare to face Roosters in a World Club Challenge tournament set for a further revamp, Super League needs to demonstrate the English game’s healthIt is said that the more things change, the more they stay the same, and never has that mantra b…

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Glenn Maxwell plays cool hand as Stars reach Big Bash final

Melbourne Stars beat Hobart Hurricanes by six wicketsMaxwell hits 43 not out; Daniel Worrell takes 4-23Daniel Worrall and Glenn Maxwell have propelled Melbourne Stars to an upset six-wicket win over Hobart Hurricanes and into the Big Bash League final….

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W-League grand final: time to rise above recent women’s football furore| Richard Parkin

The players will return to centre stage following a lamentable few weeks for the gameIt’s the premier fixture in the women’s domestic football calendar, but a casual internet search would return scant details about this Saturday night’s W-League final,…

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David Squires on … Hakeem al-Araibi and bona fide hero Craig Foster

Our cartoonist celebrates the tireless efforts to secure the refugee footballer’s safe return Take a look through David’s archive of cartoons Continue reading…

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Western United: new A-League club’s name and colours confirmed

Expansion team to wear green and blackSocceroos defender Josh Risdon signsWestern United will be the name of the A-League’s 11th club, and they will play in the colours of green and black after a two-week fan survey helped shape the decision on the key…

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Lauren Cheatle returns to Australia ODI squad after two-year absence

Elyse Villani overlooked with hamstring strain Series against New Zealand begins on 22 FebruaryLauren Cheatle’s two-year wait to return to Australian colours is on the verge of being complete after she was called into the one-day squad for the three-ma…

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Lauren Cheatle returns to Australia ODI squad after two-year absence

Elyse Villani overlooked with hamstring strain Series against New Zealand begins on 22 FebruaryLauren Cheatle’s two-year wait to return to Australian colours is on the verge of being complete after she was called into the one-day squad for the three-ma…

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Craig Foster – the man behind Hakeem al-Araibi’s remarkable release

Hailed for mobilising the global football family, the SBS commentator now says ‘we are just warming up’On 7 December, 10 days after the Australian refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi was arrested at Bangkok airport, the former Socceroos captain Craig F…

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Hakeem al-Araibi arrives home in Melbourne – video

Former Socceroo Craig Foster welcomes home refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi at Melbourne airport, where he is greeted by an enthusiastic throng. Al-Araibi was released from prison in Bangkok after a Thai court dropped Bahrain’s deportation case…

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Hakeem al-Araibi arrives in Australia to hero’s welcome

Wife of refugee thanks supporters for helping to secure his release as family call on Bahrain to ‘drop all the fabricated charges’Hakeem al-Araibi arrived in Melbourne on Tuesday, 77 days after he was arrested in Thailand on an Interpol red notice, dra…

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World No 1 Naomi Osaka splits with coach two weeks after Australian Open win

Sascha Bajin helped Osaka to two straight major titlesWTA coach of the year wishes Japanese all the bestNaomi Osaka has split from coach Sascha Bajin, a little more than two weeks after she won the Australian Open to secure a second consecutive grand s…

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Crucial World Cup year set to make or break Australian rugby | Bret Harris

The fortunes of Australia’s Super Rugby sides and the Wallabies are inextricably linked – more so than ever before this seasonThis year will be a year of living dangerously in which Australian men’s rugby will either begin to recover lost ground on and…

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Ashleigh Barty-led Australia knock US out of Fed Cup

Barty and Priscilla Hon win decisive doubles rubberAustralia set up semi-final clash with Belarus in AprilAshleigh Barty has led the way and debutante Priscilla Hon was her reliable sidekick as Australia knocked the United States out of the Fed Cup to …

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Sam Kerr performance underlines success of W-League marquee concept | Richard Parkin

Striker steals headlines but Perth’s win is illustrative of continued growth across boardWhat more is there to write about Sam Kerr? By the numbers, she’s unstoppable. 69 goals in 96 W-League appearances, 16 goals for the season, a record 13 in the reg…

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‘My career is in tatters’: Alen Stajcic breaks silence on Matildas sacking

Former coach says he is considering legal actionClaims he still does not know why he was sackedAlen Stajcic has hit out at Football Federation Australia after his sacking as Matildas coach, saying his career is in tatters and his reputation ruined but …

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W-League finals: Sam Kerr hat-trick sinks premiers Victory

Melbourne Victory 2-4 Perth Glory (2-2, full-time)W-League marquee Sam Kerr scores three, one assist 5.51am GMT Simply put, that’s one of the most remarkable individual performances, collective performances, and one of the most amazing two hours of foo…

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UFC champion Robert Whittaker abandons title defence after life-threatening injury

‘Freak’ abdominal injury forces middleweight out‘His bowel and his intestines poked through a hole’Luckless Australian UFC champion Robert Whittaker is shattered after being forced to abandon his middleweight title defence due to a “freak” abdominal in…