Sport

Nine and Fox Sports still in picture for World T20 rights but ball in Star TV’s court

An Australian television blackout of the World Twenty20 championship in India could be avoided if Rupert Murdoch’s Star TV accepts a bid from Channel Nine that is well below its asking price or makes a late decision to sell coverage as a standalone item in a last-minute deal that could see it end up on Fox Sports. With less than three weeks until ...

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First Seal returns in style with dominant win in Millie Fox Stakes

The clash of two of Sydney’s favourite race mares was as emotionally contrasting as the three lengths margin between them as First Seal swept home over the top of her rivals to win the Group 2 Millie Fox Stakes (1300m). The ghostly grey Catkins was conspicuous trailing the six-horse field to the line — a rare failure for a mare ...

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Oscar Targeted by Staggering China Bid, Latest Rumours

Chelsea star Oscar is reportedly being targeted by Chinese club Jiangsu Suning, who will return for the Brazilian playmaker in the summer having made a huge January bid for him. According to Antony Kastrinakis in the Sun, Jiangsu Suning recently had a £57.5 million bid for Oscar rejected by the Blues, but they have not yet given up hope of signing him at the ...

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Port Adelaide’s Charlie Dixon faces time on the sidelines after undergoing knee surgery

Gold Coast key forward Charlie Dixon — will have limited chances to establish his routine in the Power attack after knee surgery on Tuesday morning. The injury — a minor tear to cartilage in his left knee — is a result of pain after training at Alberton on Monday rather than from his well-publicised fall at practice last month. Port ...

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Cheika named Rugby World Coach of Year

Michael Cheika has been recognised for his rapid transformation of the Wallabies with the World Rugby Coach of the Year Award. Cheika received a rousing ovation when he collected the honour at the World Rugby Awards dinner in London on Sunday in the wake of the Rugby World Cup. Cheika took over the Wallabies’ reins less than a year out ...

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Farah back training with Wests Tigers

Wests Tigers hooker Robbie Farah has returned to pre-season training while his Mexican standoff with coach Jason Taylor appears to be over. Farah joined his NRL teammates at training on Monday with Taylor saying the NSW No.9 would play in Tigers colours next year if he wanted to. Earlier this year, Farah was told he was free to negotiate with other clubs ...

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The Adam Goodes saga – a timeline

NOT PRODUCING THE GOODES – HOW RACISM HURT AN AFL CHAMPION * May 24, 2013: Goodes stops playing and points out a young Collingwood supporter in the crowd who called him an ape during Sydney’s clash with the Magpies at the MCG – the opening game of Indigenous Round. The 13-year-old girl later apologises to Goodes, saying she didn’t understand ...

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Farah set to leave Wests Tigers

Salary cap issues are set to force skipper Robbie Farah out of the Wests Tigers, after the NSW hooker was given permission to negotiate with other NRL clubs for next season despite being under contract. Coach Jason Taylor has previously spoken of the Tigers’ “horrendous” salary cap position. And in a statement on Tuesday night the club said the decision ...

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Meet exercise guru Rania Wansa, CEO of Runyaway Fitness

Meet Rania Wansa, 28, an accredited Exercise Physiologist. Rania sat down with ETW to tell us all about her journey to get fit and offer readers some tips to help curb junk food cravings. When and why did you begin working in the fitness industry? RANIA: I started my career as a soccer coach at 15 working with children from an early ...

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McKinnon has strong case to sue: lawyer

Alex McKinnon has a strong case if he decides to seek compensation over a tackle which left the one-time rising NRL star with a spinal injury, a prominent lawyer says. McKinnon suffered a broken neck while playing for Newcastle in March last year, when he was on the receiving end of a dangerous throw from Melbourne prop Jordan McLean. McLean ...

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