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Billy Stanlake: Australia block fast bowler's Yorkshire T20 Blast move

Fast-bowler Billy Stanlake will no longer join Yorkshire after Cricket Australia pulled him out of the move. The 23-year-old had agreed to play a minimum of 12 T20 Blast games for the Vikings this summer, but Australia now want him ...

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Eight guilty of doping offences in 'biggest Australia racing scandal'

Eight horse racing professionals have been found guilty of doping offences over what has been called the biggest scandal to hit the sport in Australia. A tribunal found the five trainers and three stablehands had given banned race-day treatments to ...

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Paine named Australia one-day captain for England tour

Test captain Tim Paine will lead Australia’s one-day side for their limited-overs tour of England in June. Wicketkeeper Paine replaces Steve Smith – who was banned by Cricket Australia for a year following the ball-tampering scandal – for the five-match ...

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Justin Langer named new Australia coach, replacing Darren Lehmann

Justin Langer has been named as Australia’s new head coach, replacing Darren Lehmann, who resigned in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal. The former opener, currently in charge of Western Australia and Perth Scorchers, has signed a four-year deal. Lehmann ...

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Australia captain Tim Paine says team will reduce sledging after ball-tampering scandal

New Australia captain Tim Paine says the team will reduce their levels of sledging under his leadership. Paine replaced Steve Smith as Australia skipper after Smith was banned for his part in the ball-tampering scandal. Australia have also been criticised ...

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Australia captain Tim Paine says team will reduce sledging after ball-tampering scandal

New Australia captain Tim Paine says the team will reduce their levels of sledging under his leadership. Paine replaced Steve Smith as Australia skipper after Smith was banned for his part in the ball-tampering scandal. Australia have also been criticised ...

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Justin Langer set to replace Darren Lehmann as Australia coach

Justin Langer is set to be appointed Australia head coach, according to Australian media. The former batsman would replace Darren Lehmann, who stepped down as head coach of the Test team in March following the Australian ball-tampering scandal. The West ...

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Commonwealth Games: England win three T54 marathon medals as Australia claim titles

Media playback is not supported on this device Australia’s Kurt Fearnley won the T54 marathon at the Commonwealth Games with England’s John Smith and Simon Lawson taking silver and bronze. Fearnley, 37, powered into an early lead and won in ...

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Somerset sign Australia batsman Renshaw to replace Bancroft

Somerset have signed Australia batsman Matt Renshaw as their overseas replacement for Cameron Bancroft. Bancroft was banned from cricket for nine months for his part in Australia’s ball-tampering scandal. Renshaw, 22, has scored 630 runs in 13 Test appearances with ...

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Commonwealth Games: Australia pip England in close medley relay

Australia pip England by nine one hundreths of a second to claim gold in the 4x100m swimming medley relay at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. Follow live video coverage and text updates from day six of the ...

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