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Chadd Sayers deserves better than his South African snub

With his latest omission from the Test squad to tour South Africa, Chadd Sayers looks set to join the list of players to have dominated the Sheffield Shield without receiving their baggy green dues.

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Seeds sown will dramatically alter grand slam rankings from 2019

On Sunday night, Australian Open third seed Grigor Dimitrov defeated 17th seed Nick Kyrgios.

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What’s the top priority for our Super Rugby sides?

Following on from the questions and really good debate that arose from last week’s discussion, the logical follow-up is to try and identify the number one priority for each of the four Australian Super Rugby sides.

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Graham Arnold is Australian. Is that enough?

I’ll never forget my feelings when Ange Postecoglou was appointed as manager of the Socceroos.

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Admit your error Aussie selectors, include Nathan Lyon in the ODI team

Everything the Australian selectors did during the Ashes series turned to gold. Despite criticisms, they included Shaun and Mitchell Marsh, as well as Usman Khawaja.

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Steve Smith is letting Australia down in ODIs

As Australia have struggled in this ODI series against England, opening batsman Aaron Finch has become a curious lightning rod for criticism.

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Arnold: I’m flattered, but I won’t coach Socceroos at World Cup

Graham Arnold has ruled himself out of contention to coach the Socceroos at the World Cup.

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BBL07: T20Is and BBL finals – why we can’t have both?

I have to admit I’ve been a little bit surprised by some of the commentary critical of the timing of the Twenty20 International tri-series with New Zealand and England, and how it’s going to bastardise the Big Bash League finals series.

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Could Melbourne City derail Sydney FC’s title challenge?

Daniel Arzani and Dario Vidosic may not make the plane to Russia, but they could still have a major say in the destination of the Premiers’ Plate.

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Remembering how to play one-day

It is times like these when the temptation arises to draw a discreet veil over the very existence of the 50-over version of cricket.

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Changa dies at 76

It took a nano-second for Bobby Fulton and Artie Beetson to answer the question of who was the greatest rugby league footballer they played with or against?

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The fading Cavs are fast reaching their expiry date

At some point during Oklahoma City’s unforgiving, rapturous 148-124 beat-down of the Cavs, LeBron James might have thought to himself: ‘this all feels so familiar’.

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Hearthstone World Championship final day recap: tom60229 crowned world champion

Taiwan’s Chen “tom60229” Wei Lin is the 2017 Hearthstone World Champion, after he completed a stunning comeback from 2-0 down in the best-of-five grand final and defeat heavily favoured American Frank “Fr0zen” Zhang.

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Kurt Tippett retires from Sydney Swans, effective immediately

Sydney Swans’ Kurt Tippett has retired from the AFL effective immediately due to persistent injury concerns.

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Wildcats’ desire questioned after Kings upset

The Sydney Kings delivered their best performance of the NBL season on Friday night to produce the upset of 2017-18 but what it did was open up questions over the Perth Wildcats quest for a three-peat with coach Trevor Gleeson questioning his team’s desire.

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Australia’s ODI tactics are a mess

When a team uses two part-time spinners inside the first 13 overs of an ODI innings, something has gone very, very wrong. That was just what happened yesterday as a result of curious selections in the Australian ODI team.

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Usman Khawaja

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Marcus Stoinis

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Gael Monfils douses himself in water at the 2017 Australian Open.

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Francis Ngannou, left, hits Alistair Overeem in the first round during a UFC 218 heavyweight mixed martial arts bout, in Detroit.

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Australia's Adam Zampa bowls

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Brett Holman

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Todd Greenberg

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D'Arcy Short

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Australia's Adam Zampa bowls

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Call me by my name: Hyeon Chung, Channel Seven and the Australian Open

At school, one of my closest friend’s surname was Chung. We were lucky to attend a multicultural school with a large number of Asian heritage students, but very regularly his surname was mispronounced.

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Cricket must embrace technology or abandon it

It was a length ball, outside off-stump and Steve Smith, on 45, attempted to flay it through cover point in his typically unconventional way. But rather than finding the middle of the bat, Mark Wood’s ball found the edge. Jos Buttler did the rest, taking a fine, one-handed catch.

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Super Rugby 2018 preview: Waratahs and Brumbies

The 2017 Super Rugby season will be remembered in Australia for the demise of the Force, overall poor performances, low crowd attendances, as well as a record run of losses to our neighbours across the ditch.

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Picking the A-League’s best U-23 XI

Despite a below-average performance in the Under-23 Championship, Australia’s youth aren’t as bad as results suggest.

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Rating retentions for IPL 2018 (Part 1)

By Nachiket Shirolkar, Today
Rating retentions for IPL 2018 (Part 1)

Franchise-based T20 leagues have taken cricket by storm, with Australia, South Africa, the West Indies, Bangladesh and Pakistan boasting competitive domestic tournaments.

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Why women’s football must take the next step in 2018

2018 is a crucial year for football in Australia, particularly in the women’s game.

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W-League finals race a sprint to the finish

What a difference two weeks makes in football. Teams in the bottom half are taking big scalps, Canberra’s finding form and the premiers are wobbling.

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Kyrgios and who? Australia needs change for Davis Cup battle with Germany

Lleyton Hewitt will name his team to face Germany in the first round of the Davis Cup today, but the question of who he is going to select remains after a summer which saw plenty of ups and downs for the Aussie men.

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Australian Open men’s quarter finals preview: Best matches and predictions

With the first four rounds of the men’s draw completed over eight drama-packed days, here is a preview of the four quarter final matches.

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World Rugby publishes new sledging rules

Historically, many rugby players derive wholesome joy and build healthy camaraderie from sledging.

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Major milestones in Bangladesh domestic cricket

The beginning of the new-year had seen the Tigers’ fans throughout the world having a busy time.

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Some tight battles in club top 100 goal-kickers

In my last article AFL Top 100: Its not just about games played!, I discussed the competition among current goal kickers around the middle of the top 100 all-time goal kickers in the AFL.

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Melbourne Renegades vs Adelaide Strikers: BBL live scores, blog

It’s BBL time again, with a break in the ODI series between Australia and England, as the Melbourne Renegades host a red-hot Adelaide Strikers side. Join The Roar for all the action from 7:40pm (AEDT).

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Why Germany are favourites for Russia 2018

In a World Cup year, form and injuries take on added significance. As we look ahead to Russia 2018, reigning champions Germany still look the goods.

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An expansionist ideal: Part 2 – The NSW and Queensland Cup

In Part 1 of this article, I analysed possible expansion of the NRL to include a team from the following: Brisbane, Perth, the Central Coast, and either Wellington or Papua New Guinea.

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Australia’s ODI woes are overrated

By Andrew Cammarano, 22 Jan 2018 Video
Australia’s ODI woes are overrated

Steven Smith was left scratching his head after his side went down, comfortably, to the English at the Gabba.

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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives past Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant

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Melbourne Heart celebrate after a goal in the A-League

A derby without true Heart

By Nick Symonds, 22 Jan 2018

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Ross McCormack

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Nick Kyrgios

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Marcin Budzinski Melbourne City

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Marcus Stoinis

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