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Canberra trainer Darryl Rolfe turning city slackers into country stars

Darryl Rolfe says he's no genius but the Canberra trainer has developed a very profitable reputation over the years. Rolfe takes underperforming city horses and turns them into country stars, with his latest winner Waldo Waldorf saluting in the $50,000 Federal at Thoroughbred Park on Wednesday. Racing action at Thoroughbred Park. Waldo Waldorf jumped a $9.50 outside chance but stormed home to win […]

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Who's your daddy? Cleary fit for showdown with old man and Brooks

Perched in the Keith Barnes Stand at one end of Leichhardt Oval, Nathan Cleary watched the Wests Tigers and his rival No.7 Luke Brooks with plenty of interest on Thursday night. And less than an hour after Brooks helped orchestrate the Tigers' 20-12 victory over North Queensland, Cleary declared he would return from a knee injury next Thursday when Brooks and […]

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Pink concerts threaten possible netball finals in Sydney

International pop sensation Pink will render Qudos Bank Arena unavailable throughout the Super Netball finals series, which would force Sydney's two clubs to host a final in an under-sized venue should either earn the right to a home playoff match. Pink is playing nine shows in Sydney later this year and has booked out the 17,500-capacity venue for the first […]

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Yankees fall back into tie with Red Sox as crazy win streak ends

Wall Street isn’t the only place where it pays to be greedy. Having won eight straight games when they faced the Red Sox at Yankee Stadium on Thursday evening, the Yankees were looking to extend the longest active winning streak in baseball. A victory would have given them a three-game sweep of their blood rivals and extended their first-place lead. […]

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Spotlight: Taming testosterone may fix the NRL's perception problem

It was the CCTV footage that ignited a fierce debate over football’s bad boy behaviour – and sport’s healing power of redemption. Rugby league player Matthew Lodge, intoxicated and belligerent, chased a woman into a Manhattan apartment building in 2015, repeatedly punching her rescuer and terrifying his wife and child. The Brisbane Broncos had already signed the 110-kilogram player before […]

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Mets bat out of order in embarrassing mixup

CINCINNATI — Not only is the Mets lineup struggling to produce, but now the manager and his coaching staff can’t get the batting order right. Oops. In an embarrassing moment, the Mets were called for batting out of order in Wednesday’s first inning against the Reds, negating Asdrubal Cabrera’s two-out double. As Jay Bruce stepped into the batter’s box, plate […]

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United legend Ferguson out of intensive care

Manchester: Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson is out of intensive care after undergoing emergency surgery for a brain haemorrhage, the Premier League club have announced. The 76-year-old, the most successful manager in the club's history, had surgery on Saturday and is to continue his rehabilitation in hospital in Salford. A tribute to Alex Ferguson at a recent EPL match. […]

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