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Manny Pacquiao beaten by Jeff Horn in one of boxing’s greatest upsets

Jeff Horn produced one of the biggest upsets in Australian boxing history with a unanimous points victory over Manny Pacquiao to claim the WBO welterweight world title in Brisbane Jeff Horn won a bloody and brutal fight in Brisbane, scoring a unanimous decision victory over Manny Pacquiao on Sunday. In front of a packed hometown […]

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Jeff Horn beats Manny Pacquiao in one of boxing’s greatest upsets

Jeff Horn produced one of the biggest upsets in Australian boxing history with a unanimous points victory over Manny Pacquiao to claim the WBO welterweight world title in Brisbane Jeff Horn won a bloody and brutal fight in Brisbane, scoring a unanimous decision victory over Manny Pacquiao on Sunday. In front of a packed hometown […]

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Manny Pacquiao should retire if Jeff Horn wins, says Freddie Roach

Manny Pacquiaos trainer Freddie Roach says he will tell his famous charge to retire if he loses to Jeff Horn in Sundays world title fight in Brisbane Manny Pacquiaos trainer Freddie Roach says he will encourage his famous charge to retire if he loses to unheralded Australian Jeff Horn in Sundays world title fight in […]

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‘This is not OK’: Martina Navratilova steps up her call to rename Margaret Court Arena

Tennis great calls out fellow former world No1 over anti-gay rights stance, accusing her of bullying and linking LGBT to Nazis, communists, the devil in an open letter published by Fairfax Media. We should not be celebrating this kind of behaviour, this kind of philosophy. The platform people like Margaret Court use needs to be […]

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Brisbane Roar to appeal AFC fine over lack of ‘international buffet’ for officials

Brisbane Roar will appeal a hefty fine from the Asian Football Confederation for not providing international buffet style meals for a group of travelling Champions League match officials Brisbane Roar will appeal a hefty fine from the Asian Football Confederation for not providing international buffet style meals for a group of travelling Champions League match […]

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Can the A-League learn anything from the US experience with the MLS?

Despite some market similarities and familiar challenges there are stark differences in experience and strategy Australian football has long been fascinated by Major League Soccer. A 2003 report by the National Soccer League Task Force an Australian Soccer Association brains trust charged with figuring out just what the future A-League should be featured several pages […]

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Great to be a grom: young surfers have gone from punchbags to future world beaters | Jock Serong

In the old days, aspiring surfers faced dangerous and abusive rites of passage but now those with promise are cultivated rather than kicked One of the most profound shifts in surfing culture over the last generation has been in regard to the way young surfers are perceived. Progression, in any other sport, is made up […]

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Nick Kyrgios shocks Novak Djokovic to set up Roger Federer clash

Australias Nick Kyrgios beat world No2 Novak Djokovic for the second time in as many weeks to reach the quarter-finals at Indian Wells, where he will face Roger Federer Australias Nick Kyrgios beat world No2 Novak Djokovic for the second time in as many weeks to reach the quarter-finals at Indian Wells, where he will […]

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Indigenous surfing rides high: ‘The ocean is my people’s totem’

Otis Carey, Soli Bailey and a new generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander surfers are challenging for the top and embracing country traditions Otis Carey cant really tell you when he started surfing but his connection to the sea is clearly ingrained. I was two days old when I first touched saltwater, he says. […]

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Dustin Johnson takes place of Jason Day as golf’s world No1 after win in LA

Dustin Johnson has taken over from Jason Day as the No1 player in world golf following his victory at the PGA Tours Genesis Open in Los Angeles Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/feb/20/dustin-johnson-takes-place-of-jason-day-as-golfs-world-no1-after-win-in-la

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