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US Women's Open: Australian Sarah Jane Smith leads as bad weather stops play

US Women’s Open, round two leaderboard -10 S Jane Smith (Aus); -7 A Jutanugarn (Tha); -6 S-H Oh (Aus) Selected: -3 L Grant (Swe)*, I Park (Kor), M Wie (US); -1 J Ewart Shadoff (Eng); +3 C Hull (Eng); +4 ...

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Winx: Australian horse takes Queen Elizabeth Stakes for 25th consecutive win

The world’s top turf horse Winx sealed a record-equalling 25th consecutive win with victory in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes in Randwick, Australia. Ridden by jockey Hugh Bowman, the champion mare made her signature late charge to take the A$ 4m ...

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Channel Nine loses rights in new Australian cricket TV deal

Channel Nine will no longer show home Tests for the first time in 40 years as part of Cricket Australia’s new broadcasting rights deal. Men’s Tests will now be shown on two broadcast channels, the free-to-air Seven and cable/satellite Fox ...

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Shane Perkins: Australian cyclist on switching to Russia and 2020 Tokyo Olympics

An Australian going for Olympic gold with Russia. It might seem improbable to outsiders, but for cyclist Shane Perkins this is “living the dream”. Jettisoned by his home team, he has gone elsewhere in an effort to compete at the ...

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David Warner: Australian steps down as Sunrisers Hyderabad captain

David Warner has resigned as captain of Indian Premier League side Sunrisers Hyderabad in the wake of Australia’s ball-tampering scandal. Australia vice-captain Warner, captain Steve Smith and opening batsman Cameron Bancroft were all sent home from the tour of South ...

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Trevor Bayliss: England coach 'embarrassed' by Australian ball-tampering incident

England’s Australian coach Trevor Bayliss says he is “embarrassed” by the ball-tampering row which has overshadowed his fellow countrymen’s tour of South Africa. Australia captain Steve Smith, vice-captain David Warner and batsman Cameron Bancroft will be sent home after plotting ...

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Bottas' body hurts and Alonso's picking fights: Australian GP latest

Lewis Hamilton left most of Formula 1’s jaws on the floor with his stupendous pole position lap at the Australian Grand Prix – and the question heading into the race on Sunday is whether that was just one of those ...

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Australian superhorse Winx sets world record

Australian champion mare Winx has set a world record of 17 wins at flat racing’s Group One level with victory in the George Ryder Stakes in Sydney. The Chris Waller-trained six-year-old, who was ridden by Hugh Bowman, is now unbeaten ...

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Australian GP: 'After grafting in a cold gym, Australia is such a buzz'

F1 driver Jolyon Palmer, who left Renault at the end of 2017, joins the BBC team this season to offer insight and analysis from the point of view of the competitors. Almost everyone in Formula 1 is a racer. Not ...

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Australian Grand Prix: Daniel Ricciardo eyes Red Bull statement of intent

Australian Grand Prix on the BBC Dates: 23-25 March. Circuit: Albert Park Coverage: Practice sessions online-only; Qualifying and race on BBC Radio 5 live. Live text commentary, leaderboard and imagery on BBC Sport website and app. Daniel Ricciardo wants Red ...

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