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Cricket: Cummins looms as Australia's strike weapon against England

29 Jul 2019

MELBOURNE Since carrying the drinks during the 2015 Ashes series, Australia paceman Pat Cummins has been counting the days until his chance to launch himself at Joe Root's England on their home pitches.

Cricket: Cummins looms as Australia's strike weapon against England

29 Jul 2019

MELBOURNE Since carrying the drinks during the 2015 Ashes series, Australia paceman Pat Cummins has been counting the days until his chance to launch himself at Joe Root's England on their home pitches.

Cricket-Cummins looms as Australia's strike weapon against England

29 Jul 2019

MELBOURNE, July 29 Since carrying the drinks during the 2015 Ashes series, Australia paceman Pat Cummins has been counting the days until his chance to launch himself at Joe Root's England on their home pitches.

Surprises in store as World Cup casts shadow over Rugby Championship

16 Jul 2019

MELBOURNE With the Rugby Championship being seen as little more than a World Cup warmup for the southern hemisphere's top four nations the abridged tournament could produce a surprise or two amid the tinkering with tactics and selections.

'Terminator' Titmus gunning for Ledecky at worlds

16 Jul 2019

MELBOURNE Ariarne Titmus earned the nickname "Terminator" after blitzing her rivals as a schoolgirl sensation and now the Australian teenager has her sights locked on American powerhouse Katie Ledecky at the world championships in Gwangju.

Swimming-'Terminator' Titmus gunning for Ledecky at worlds

16 Jul 2019

MELBOURNE, July 16 Ariarne Titmus earned the nickname "Terminator" after blitzing her rivals as a schoolgirl sensation and now the Australian teenager has her sights locked on American powerhouse Katie Ledecky at the world championships in Gwangju.

Lealiifano picked in Wallabies squad, Cooper absent

04 Jul 2019

MELBOURNE ACT Brumbies captain and cancer survivor Christian Lealiifano has been recalled to the Wallabies squad for the first time in three years, beating out flyhalf Quade Cooper for the first Rugby Championship test against South Africa.

Australia, Indonesia held talks for joint 2034 World Cup bid

27 Jun 2019

MELBOURNE Australia has held discussions with Indonesia about making a joint bid for the 2034 FIFA World Cup, Football Federation Australia (FFA) said on Thursday.

Banks ready to fill Folau void in Wallabies backline

25 Jun 2019

MELBOURNE Tom Banks has long been known for his blistering pace and the ACT Brumbies fullback is also showing a knack for timing as his strong run of form leaves him well placed to grab Israel Folau's vacant Wallabies jersey ahead of the Rugby World Cup in Japan.

Australian Rules-AFL boss apologises after fan security backlash

18 Jun 2019

MELBOURNE Australian Football League (AFL) boss Gillon McLachlan has apologised to fans after a huge backlash against a security crackdown at recent games which has seen spectators warned by stadium staff for barracking too loud.

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