Tiger Woods' triumph means children see how good he is – instead of hearing about it

Daughter Sam, 11, was just a year old and nine-year-old son Charlie had not even been born when Tiger won the last of  his 14 Major titles back in 2008. And they were still too young to appreciate it when he bounced back to form in 2013, winning five times and reclaiming the world No 1 spot before his career-threatening back […]

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Cate Campbell conquers arch rival and her own fears in 100m triumph

After two years of anguish and soul-searching and doubt and disappointment, Cate Campbell needed just over 52 seconds of virtual swimming perfection to banish the ghosts of Rio, hopefully for good. Campbell's brilliant win in the 100m freestyle at the Pan Pacs meet in Tokyo can't erase what happened at the Olympics of 2016. Nothing will. But it was a […]

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Mo'unga praises Crusaders for showing the love in Super final triumph

Too gritty, too patient and far too ruthless. The Crusaders called on their best qualities to beat the Lions 37-18 in the Super Rugby final and clinch a ninth title in Christchurch on Saturday. Spoils to the winners: The Crusaders celebrate their remarkable ninth Super title. The South African visitors dominated vast chunks of a brutal decider at Christchurch's AMI […]

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Melbourne's rowdy French community celebrated World Cup triumph in a mansion

More than 200 of Melbourne's French community packed into St Kilda's Alliance Française on Monday morning to watch their beloved Les Bleus win the nation's second World Cup. The fans sang and screamed through the early hours of the morning across two rooms and in front of two big screens in the Alliance's iconic "Eildon Mansion", an elegant home that […]

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