Winx Stakes 2018

CHAMPION mare Winx gained the tick of approval from trainer Chris Waller and jockey Hugh Bowman after completing her final track gallop ahead of her comeback to racing at Royal Randwick on Saturday. It was just before dawn when Winx appeared at Rosehill trackwork, galloping solo wide out on the …

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US Open

ASH Barty’s top 16 seeding for the US Open is at the whim of the USTA. Barty’s 6-4 6-1 semi-final loss in Montreal to world No.1 Simona Halep kept her at No.16 in live WTA rankings, which if reflected in US Open seedings would mean she would not play a …

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NFL 2018

AUSTRALIAN NFL star Adam Gotsis will not be prosecuted in the US after a woman claimed he raped her five years ago. Fulton County District lawyer Paul Howard Jr announced on Wednesday he had concluded a five-month investigation. “The evidence presented does not warrant any further action” against the Melbourne-born …

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Canadian Open

RAFAEL Nadal claimed a record extending 33rd ATP Masters 1000 title with victory over birthday boy Stefanos Tsitsipas in the Canadian Open final. Tsitsipas, who was playing in his maiden ATP Masters 1000 final on his 20th birthday after four consecutive wins over top-10 players in Toronto, threw all he …

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Serie A transfer news

AS THE Serie A returns, we take a look at the biggest and most interesting deals in the Italian top flight. It has been a fascinating summer in Italy, as the big clubs all made mega signings with the hope of finally knocking Juventus off their perch. Here we review …

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Nick Kyrgios vs Borna Coric

CAN you be punished for openly tanking in a match you end up winning? That’s a question for tennis officials after Nick Kyrgios again pushed the boundaries in a wild second round match at the Cincinnati Open. A day after forgetting to bring tennis shoes to his first round win …

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England v India, day two at Lord’s

JAMES Anderson showed he remains a deadly proposition in English conditions taking 5-20 as England bowled out India for a miserly 107 on the second day of the second Test at Lord’s. After the entire first day was lost to rain, further wet conditions forced a delayed start with England …

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