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Australia reclaim the Ashes! Five talking points from the third Test against England

The Ashes are back down under. The rain provided more resistance to Australia than any Englishman not named Dawid Malan, but in the end not even a damp pitch could stop the hosts, who cruised to a third Test victory by an innings and 41 runs to sew up the series before Christmas.

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2017, the year women’s sport in Australia went big

When the history of women’s sport in Australia is being written a decade or more from now, 2017 will be remembered as a pivotal year.

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England’s leaders have let them down badly

Since England were whitewashed in Australia four years ago, they have relied heavily upon Alastair Cook, Joe Root, James Anderson and Stuart Broad. Those same four players have let them down badly this current Ashes series.

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VAR mistakes mean the A-League season is spiralling out of control

“Stop the rot” read the banner from The Den – except you didn’t see it because Football Federation Australia denied a request to unfurl it at Suncorp Stadium for being “political”.

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The Wrap: All 2017’s highlights and lowlights

Here’s my list of the mad and the inspired for 2017. What moments stood out for you?

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Buford announces himself as Craig delivers in NBA

The basketball gods were in peak form across the weekend with Torrey Craig shining in his starting debut in the NBA for the Denver Nuggets at the same time as his replacement Perrin Buford put himself in discussion as the NBL’s best player.

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Steve Smith’s declaration became Australia’s highest Ashes score at home

Steve Smith probably didn’t realise it at the time, but by batting on yesterday at the WACA before declaring at 9-662, it was Australia’s highest Ashes total at home in history.

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From Rabbitoh to Rooster? Angus Crichton to leave South Sydney

Angus Crichton has confirmed that he’ll be leaving the South Sydney Rabbitohs at the end of the 2018 season, with speculation rampant that he will sign with the Sydney Roosters.

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England won’t be relying on rain gods to save them from Ashes oblivion

England players have vowed to give it everything they’ve got to save themselves from Ashes oblivion, but don’t expect them to do a rain dance.

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Aloisi refusing to give up on injury-ravaged Brisbane’s finals hopes

John Aloisi is refusing to believe Brisbane Roar’s A-League season is shot despite a never-ending injury crisis that he says is forcing him to field players who aren’t fully fit.

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Rebuilt Mitch Marsh dismantles England

Mitch Marsh yesterday reaped the benefit of some subtle and not-so-subtle changes to his batting technique as he struck a commanding century to put Australia in a dominant position in the third Ashes Test.

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Mitchell Marsh – from the wilderness to England’s nightmare

Nobody, including Mitchell Marsh and the Australian selectors, could have possibly predicted the 26-year-old’s stunning return to Test cricket.

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The Liebke Ratings: Third Ashes Test, part 1

With Australia 2-0 up in the Ashes, England invited Australia over to the WACA for a drink.

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Smith holds third Test in his grip

For the second time in this Ashes series the result of a Test hangs on the blade of Steve Smith, with the Australian skipper cruising to 92no at stumps in Perth yesterday.

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Steve Smith keeps proving he’s the world’s best Test batsman

When Steve Smith resumes at the WACA this afternoon, he’ll be just eight runs shy of his 22nd ton in his 59th Test.

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The stadiums thing? Less is more, baby. Less is more.

The Sydney stadiums thing? We still talking about it? We are? Okay then. Let’s talk about it.

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Raelene Castle speaks at a function

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Steven Hocking

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Alex Brosque Sydney FC A-League Grand Final 2017

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James Anderson (centre) of England reacts as Australian batsmen David Warner (left) and Cameron Bancroft (right) make runs on Day 5 of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at the Gabba in Brisbane, Monday, November 27, 2017.

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Raelene Castle at a Rugby Australia press conference

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Besart Berisha Melbourne Victory

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Melbourne Cup 2014 winner Protectionist followed by Red Cadeaux with Who Shot Thebarman in third

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Mitch Marsh of Australia

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Dawid Malan

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Australia defeat England, win back the Urn! Ashes highlights, live scores, blog – 3rd Test, Day 5

Match result Australia have regained the Ashes, defeating England in the third Test by an innings and 41 runs to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the series.

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Admit it: The selectors got it right

By David Holden, 18 Dec 2017
Admit it: The selectors got it right

If there have been any people more maligned than Mitchell Marsh so far this Ashes series, it has been the Australian selectors, but both were redeemed at the weekend.

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Why Steve Smith succeeds despite his unorthodox technique

Steve Smith’s guard is on leg-stump, but at times he calls for two-leg. Both his feet are close to each other, the bat is tapped behind the right foot with a slightly open face and raised towards gully.

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An ode to the West

By Tom Atkinson, 18 Dec 2017
An ode to the West

The tangerine western skies rise and fall over a famous old friend this week. The once feared touring cemetery, the West Australian Cricket Association ground, oozing in Australian cricket history and Ashes Test history, is now a dolorous shadow of its former self.

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Behind the Barriers: Five bets for Tuesday

There are three TAB meetings across Australia this Tuesday, with my main focus being at Rockhampton where there are a couple of things worth keeping your eyes on. Here are the five best bets for Tuesday.

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Neutral athletes: Russia, drugs and the Olympics

By Binoy Kampmark, 18 Dec 2017
Neutral athletes: Russia, drugs and the Olympics

Being a moralist in the Olympics doesn’t carry you very far. Turn one way and there are enterprising drug cheats, turn the other and there are wads of cash in envelopes.

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Behind the barriers: Five bets for Monday

By Adam Page, 18 Dec 2017
Behind the barriers: Five bets for Monday

Victorian racing on Mondays will cease during the warmer months, so the focus this Monday is on a couple of meetings in New South Wales, namely Taree, supported by Narromine.

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Brisbane Roar vs Melbourne Victory: A-League live scores, blog

Melbourne Victory travel north to kickstart their A-League season against the improving Brisbane Roar. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from the game at Suncorp Stadium on Sunday night, starting from 7pm AEDT.

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Australia vs England: The Ashes cricket live scores, blog – 3rd Test, Day 4

Day result: England trail by 127 runs and have six wickets in hand ahead of the final day of the Test at the WACA, with Australia looking to be a in a strong position should the skies stay clear to win the Test and the series.

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Five Thoughts From Day 3 of the 3rd Test

By Eddie Otto, 17 Dec 2017
Five Thoughts From Day 3 of the 3rd Test

Here are my five main takeaways from Day 3 in Perth as Australia took a stranglehold on the match and the series.

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The trouble with the Wests Tigers

By Mark Campbell, 17 Dec 2017 Popular article!
The trouble with the Wests Tigers

The story or the Wests Tigers is an interesting one. The Wests Tigers are an amalgamation of two great foundation clubs who merged in the belief that survival instead of independence was their best option.

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My 2017 players to watch in review: Sydney Swans to Western Bulldogs

In the 2017 pre-season I picked three players per club to preview for the upcoming season – now I’m looking back at how they did, and grading their performance. Today I’m looking at the Sydney Swans, West Coast Eagles and Western Bulldogs.

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BBL07 season preview: Sydney Thunder

By Eddie Otto, 17 Dec 2017
BBL07 season preview: Sydney Thunder

The Sydney Thunder will be looking to rebound from finishing last in BBL06 after winning the title in 2015-16. Can the men in green bounce back this season or will they struggle once more?

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Who will be retained for the IPL auction?

By Rishav Narang, 17 Dec 2017
Who will be retained for the IPL auction?

The decision of the IPL Governing Council to let franchises retain up to five players was a big relief for the Chennai Super Kings (CSK), because the people of Chennai know just one name when it comes to IPL: MS Dhoni.

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A new Order comes to the Oceanic Pro League

The Oceanic Pro League contract database has confirmed a new team emerging from the ruins of Regicide.

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Perth Glory vs Wellington Phoenix: A-League live scores

Two teams who have slipped to the lower reaches of the A-League table will meet on Saturday night as the Perth Glory host the Wellington Phoenix. Join The Roar for live scores from the match at nib Stadium, starting from 10pm AEDT.

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Wout Brama

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Johnny Koutroumbis Newcastle Jets

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Mitchell Starc

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Tim Membrey of the Saints

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The teams Misfits Gaming and G2 Esports compete in final of the 'LCS', the first European division of the video game 'League of Legends', at the AccorHotels Arena in Paris on September 3, 2017.

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2017 Melbourne Cup Generic

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Mitch Marsh

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