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‘Where has he gone?’: Bomber bemused by Cat

DUAL premiership coach Mark Thompson admits he’s worried about the form of Steven Motlop with the Geelong small forward’s playing future still uncertain. After being discussed as a potential trade option during last year’s AFL exchange period, Motlop remains out of contract and is eligible for restricted free agency. Motlop …

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Cavs execs respond to Kyrie trade talk chaos

Kyrie Irving. CAVALIERS owner Dan Gilbert spent more than 30 minutes presenting a positive portrait of his franchise. The reality is that the Cavs are troubled. In his first public comments since Kyrie Irving asked to be traded, Gilbert would not confirm whether he’ll honour the All-Star point guard’s request, …

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Memo: Beware this kid

That is the lesson that every leading freestyle sprinter in the world should have taken from last year’s Olympic 100m freestyle final in Rio where Kyle Chalmers upset them all. And now there will be another 18-year-old Australian in tomorrow’s 100m freestyle final at the world championships in Budapest. Brisbane …

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Farah’s No. 9 return may be Cooked

ROBBIE Farah’s likely final season in the NRL next year could be made extra tough if Damien Cook has his way. Cook was handed back the South Sydney No. 9 jersey for this weekend’s clash against Canberra, and plans to keep it for the next six weeks of the season …

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Silver streak continues for McKeon

Swimming: Emily Seebohm has claimed the bronze medal in the 100m backstroke in Budapest. (L-R) Australia’s Emma McKeon (silver) Italy’s Federica Pellegrini (gold) and USA’s Katie Ledecky (silver) pose during the podium ceremony for the women’s 200m freestyle final. AUSTRALIA’S Emma McKeon has racked up four medals in as many …

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Memo: Beware this kid

Swimming: Emily Seebohm has claimed the bronze medal in the 100m backstroke in Budapest. Jack Cartwright of Australia celebrates after his Men’s 100m Freestyle semi final. That is the lesson that every leading freestyle sprinter in the world should have taken from last year’s Olympic 100m freestyle final in Rio …

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$50m Aussie’s surprise NBA admission

NBA: Australian NBA player Patty Mills has been announced as the latest Commonwealth Games ambassador. JaVale McGee of the Golden State Warriors exchanges words with Patty Mills of the San Antonio Spurs in the first half during Game Three of the 2017 NBA Western Conference Finals in San Antonio, Texas. …

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Djokovic drops tennis bombshell

Tennis: Novak Djokovic has been ruled out for the remainder of 2017 with an elbow injury. A niggling elbow has ended Novak’s hope at another US Open crown. TENNIS superstar Novak Djokovic has pulled the pin on 2017 in an shock move after a disappointing end to his Wimbledon campaign. …

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Djokovic reveals bombshell about playing future

Tennis: Nick Kyrgios has pulled out of the Atlanta Open and is still questionable for the US Open due to a hip injury. However here he is playing mixed basketball in Canberra over night. Novak Djokovic. NOVAK Djokovic has revealed that he will miss the rest of this year due …

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Aussies shamed by Poms’ big bucks

THE nation’s best cricketers may take home the Ashes this summer, but they cannot win the cash battle with the old enemy. As cricket’s pay war moved closer to resolution, expected big rises will still leave Steve Smith and his men behind England in a worldwide wage battle. And the …

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