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Cricket player aims to make soccer club farewell pay off

Ellyse Perry has represented Australia in cricket and soccer. But to play for Australia in the World Twenty20, she had to say goodbye to her soccer club, Canberra United. A few months later, she found a new club, Sydney FC. … Continue reading ...

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Facts that journalists should consider in racism accusations

We have an AP story today about an aboriginal runner, John Steffensen, who claims he’s the victim of racism in Olympic selection. Steffensen is threatening to boycott the Olympics, in which he has a relay spot, because Australia gave an &hellip...

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Explaining the World Cup vote using ‘NewsRadio’

Having failed in my effort to explain the World Cup vote using When Harry Met Sally, I’ll now explain it using a scene from NewsRadio in which Dave (Dave Foley) is England, the USA and Australia, while Bill (Phil Hartman) … Continue read...

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All Blacks must bring success into 2011

New Zealand’s dominance in this year’s Tri Nations spectacle is nothing new. In the short history of the tournament, the side wearing the silver fern has won nine out of a possible 15 times, including four out of five, and … Contin...

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All Blacks aim to seal emphatic Tri Nations win

Rare is it to see 10 tries scored in a Bledisloe Cup match, but such was the case last weekend when New Zealand ran over an Australia side by a 49-28 score. Referee decisions played an unfortunate role, when Wallabies … Continue reading →...

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Bledisloe Bash Begins in Tri Nations

As the Tri Nations tournament nears the halfway point, the Bledisloe Cup enters the mix. So is called the inter-nation trophy between New Zealand and Australia during the Southern Hemisphere competition, a competition dating back to 1931. In what wil...

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Youthful Australia face battered ‘Boks

A beat down, ragged Springboks side limps across the Tasman Sea looking to return home with anything as a three-game road swing concludes. Not much has gone right. They’ve lost Bakkies Botha thanks to his temper, coach Peter de Villiers &hellip...

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Virtual Viewing Party: Sunday’s games

We’re going to keep this room open all day for people to stop by and chat in case Twitter’s down. During the day, you’ll see some Twitter highlights pop through. Our hosts are: Beau Dure, SportsMyriad.com / USA TODAY / … Cont...

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