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Wallabies players not fit for test rugby - Moore

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Wallabies players not fit for test rugby - Moore

- Sydney - Australia's Super Rugby teams have failed to produce players fit enough for test rugby, leaving the Wallabies scrambling to prepare for bigger tests to come against the All Blacks in the Rugby Championship, according to captain Stephen Moore. Australia laboured in a 40-27 win over Italy in Brisbane on Saturday, fading badly in the second half before grabbing two late tries to stave off an embarrassing defeat

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Srikanth stuns Chen to win Australian Open

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Srikanth stuns Chen to win Australian Open

- Sydney: India’s Kidambi Srikanth claimed a first victory over Olympic and two-time world champion Chen Long to win the Australian Open Superseries final in Sydney on Sunday. The 11th-ranked Srikanth outgunned the sixth-ranked Chinese star 22-20, 21-16 in 46 minutes for his second successive Superseries title after winning the Indonesia Open earlier this month. Srikanth had earlier defeated fourth seed Shi Yuqi of China to reach the final on Saturday

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Car mounts pavement in Newcastle, England, injuring six; police say incident not terror-related

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Car mounts pavement in Newcastle, England, injuring six; police say incident not terror-related

- At least six people were injured when a car mounted a pavement outside a sports centre in the northern English city of Newcastle, but the incident is not believed to be terrorism-related, police say. Northumbria Police said the vehicle had crashed into pedestrians outside the Westgate Sports Centre about 9:14am on Sunday (local time). "Police enquiries are ongoing to establish exactly what happened but, at this time, it is not believed to be a terror incident," police said in a statement

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India's Srikanth stuns Chen Long to win Australian Open

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India's Srikanth stuns Chen Long to win Australian Open

- SYDNEY: India's Kidambi Srikanth claimed a first victory over Olympic and two-time world champion Chen Long to win the Australian Open Superseries final in Sydney on Sunday (Jun 25). The 11th-ranked Srikanth outgunned the sixth-ranked Chinese star 22-20, 21-16 in 46 minutes for his second successive Superseries title after winning the Indonesia Open earlier this month. It was Srikanth's first win in six encounters against the Rio Olympic champion, with Chen defeating the Indian at the Sudirman Cup on Australia's Gold Coast last month

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Sydney Roosters want to take more NRL to Adelaide

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Sydney Roosters want to take more NRL to Adelaide

- The Sydney Roosters want to develop a long-term deal to continue taking NRL games to Adelaide, after Saturday night's experiment was declared a success. More than 21,000 fans turned out to see the Roosters beat Melbourne in golden point at Adelaide Oval - the biggest NRL crowd in the city since the defunct Adelaide Rams' first game in 1997. It's estimated around 18,000 of the fans were locals, and they were treated to a quality encounter in their first game of NRL since 2011

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Kidambi Srikanth awarded Rs 5 lakh by Badminton Association of India for Australian Open Super Series triumph

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Kidambi Srikanth awarded Rs 5 lakh by Badminton Association of India for Australian Open Super Series triumph

- Kidambi Srikanth continued his stellar run of form as he beat Rio Olympics champion Chen Long in the final of Australian Open Super Series as he became the only Indian male shuttler to win consecutive Super Series title. After winning the Indonesian Open Super Series title, Srikanth improved his BWF rankings and continued his rich form in Sydney. On Srikanth’s achievement, Badminton Association of India (BAI) has announced a cash reward of Rs 5 lakhs for Srikanth

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NRL 2017: St George Illawarra Dragons storm home against Newcastle Knights

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NRL 2017: St George Illawarra Dragons storm home against Newcastle Knights

- St George Illawarra fans are famously demanding, but it was hard to argue with the sentiments of the red v faithful as they booed their side off the paddock at halftime on Sunday afternoon. They'd just watched their side surrender a 10-0 lead to trail Newcastle 28-10 at the break after a first-half hat-trick to Knights cult figure Nathan Ross in the space of just 12 minutes

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Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart admits it doesn't get easier for Green Machine

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Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart admits it doesn't get easier for Green Machine

- Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart admits it doesn't get any easier for the Green Machine as they look to break their run of three straight losses. While the Raiders' next three games are at home, they're all against top-eight sides - starting with the North Queensland Cowboys, albeit without Johnathan Thurston (shoulder), at Canberra Stadium next Saturday. Then they host St George Illawarra and the Melbourne Storm, before playing four of their final six games on the road

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India's Srikanth stuns Chen to win Australian Open

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India's Srikanth stuns Chen to win Australian Open

- SYDNEY: India's Kidambi Srikanth claimed a first victory over Olympic and two-time world champion Chen Long to win the Australian Open Superseries final in Sydney on Sunday. Indians have now won four of the six Superseries this year.

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Kidambi Srikanth's Australian Super Series title is followed by cash prize from BAI

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Kidambi Srikanth's Australian Super Series title is followed by cash prize from BAI

- The Badminton Association of India president Himanta Biswa Sarma announced the cash prize for the Indian ace. The Badminton Association of India (BAI) announced a cash award of Rs 5 lakh to Kidambi Srikanth for clinching the Australian Open Super Series title in Sydney on Sunday. The 24-year-old Srikanth extended his stellar run of form to become the first Indian male shuttler to win two consecutive Superseries title

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K. Srikanth clinches Australian Open Superseries title

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K. Srikanth clinches Australian Open Superseries title

- K. Srikanth clinched his second successive Superseries title, winning the Australian Open in Sydney on Sunday, beating Chen Long 22-20, 21-16 in men's singles. Srikanth had recently won the Indonesia Open Superseries as well. After Srikanth's semifinal victory on Saturday, he became only the fifth player in the world to contest three successive Superseries finals. His other two final appearances were in Singapore and Indonesia

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Kidambi Srikanth vs Chen Long Live score, Australian Open Super Series: Kidambi Srikanth wins opening game 22-20 against Chen Long

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Kidambi Srikanth vs Chen Long Live score, Australian Open Super Series: Kidambi Srikanth wins opening game 22-20 against Chen Long

- Kidambi Srikanth has been on a roll in the past two weeks – he has beaten the World No 1 Son Wan Ho twice and beaten the top-ranked Chinese shuttler Shi Yuqi twice. Overall, he has now reached three straight Super Series finals that he’s played – Singapore, Indonesia and now Australia. He now faces Olympic champion Chen Long – against whom he has never won

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Shane Watson, Ed Cowan Slam Cricket Australia For Contract Impasse

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Shane Watson, Ed Cowan Slam Cricket Australia For Contract Impasse

- he ongoing contract wrangle between Cricket Australia (governing body for cricket in the country) and Australian Cricketers' Association (the players' representatives) continues to capture the imagination of the country's cricket fans and players. While senior players like have taken up the issue in the past, it was the time for former Australia all-rounder Shane Watson to put out his views on the matter

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Kidambi Srikanth vs Yuqi Shi Live Streaming Australian Open Super Series: what time does it start, live streaming online and live TV coverage

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Kidambi Srikanth vs Yuqi Shi Live Streaming Australian Open Super Series: what time does it start, live streaming online and live TV coverage

- Kidambi Srikanth continued his fine run as he got the better of countryman Sai Praneeth in an all-Indian quarterfinal match at the Australian Open Super Series. In the semi-finals, he will square-off against Yuqi Shi of China. When is Kidambi Srikanth vs Yuqi Shi semi-final at India Open? Kidambi Srikanth vs Yuqi Shi is the last match scheduled on Saturday, April 2

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New pay offer rejected by Australia players’ Association

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New pay offer rejected by Australia players’ Association

- Australian cricketers have rejected the new offer made by Cricket Australia regarding the revised pay deal. CA executive general manager Kevin Roberts made the new offer in a letter to ACA chief executive Alistair Nicholson which was then rejected. “Player feedback suggests that the sharing of international cricket surpluses with male and female domestic players and the level of pay increases for male state players are critical issues for them,” Roberts wrote in the letter posted on the CA website and added, “We are therefore writing to indicate that CA is prepared to address these issues to help achieve a new MoU

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Australian players reject new CA pay offer

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Australian players reject new CA pay offer

- Sydney - Australia's cricketers rejected the board's offer of a revised pay deal on Friday as the bitter dispute over a revenue-sharing model rumbled on with just a week to go before the current agreement expires. Australia's top cricketers face being locked out unless a new memorandum of understanding (MoU) is struck between Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) before the end of the month

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    Sydney - Australia's Super Rugby teams have failed to produce players fit enough for test rugby, leaving the Wallabies scrambling to prepare for bigger tests to come against the All Blacks in the Rugby Championship, according to captain Stephen Moore. Australia laboured in a 40-27 win over Italy in Brisbane on Saturday, fading badly in the second half before grabbing two late tries to stave off an embarrassing defeat

     

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  • Wallabies players not fit for test rugby - Moore
    Wallabies players not fit for test rugby - Moore

    , sport24.co.za

    Sydney - Australia's Super Rugby teams have failed to produce players fit enough for test rugby, leaving the Wallabies scrambling to prepare for bigger tests to come against the All Blacks in the Rugby Championship, according to captain Stephen Moore. Australia laboured in a 40-27 win over Italy in Brisbane on Saturday, fading badly in the second half before grabbing two late tries to stave off an embarrassing defeat

     

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