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Bertens stuns world number one Halep for Cincinnati title

Monday  01:32,   20 august 2018
reuters

Dutch surprise Kiki Bertens shocked a fatigued world number one Simona Halep 2-6 7-6(6) 6-2 to win her first hard court final at the Cincinnati Masters on Sunday. Bertens, rebounding after a quick first set loss, outlasted Romania's top seed in an[...]
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Canberra A-League bid builds as decision beckons

Monday  01:31,   20 august 2018
msn

The expansion bid team is preparing to lodge its official documentation on August 31.The expansion bid team is preparing to lodge its official documentation on August 31 as the decision on which clubs will join the A-League draws[...]

Wickens airlifted to hospital after vicious shunt at Pocono

Monday  01:31,   20 august 2018
msn

Robert Wickens was awake and alert when he was airlifted to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest after a vicious shunt in the opening laps of the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway. There are currently no further details of his injuries. Credit[...]

Chievo goalkeeper suffers broken nose, whiplash in Cristiano Ronaldo collision

Monday  00:26,   20 august 2018
sportingnews

Cristiano Ronaldo's collision with Stefano Sorrentino on his Juventus debut resulted in the Chievo goalkeeper suffering a broken nose, whiplash and a bruised shoulder. Sorrentino came out to meet Ronaldo in his six-yard box from a cross in the[...]

Roosters coach Robinson slams NRL 'circus'

Sunday  23:30,   19 august 2018
msn

Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson has slammed the coaching merry-go-round "circus" while praising the salary cap to keep the NRL a close competition.Following Sydney Roosters' 14-12 upset defeat to Canberra on Sunday, coach Trent[...]

Man Utd shocked by Brighton in EPL

Sunday  22:31,   19 august 2018
msn

Brighton have now won their last three home games against United.Manchester United have suffered a shock 3-2 defeat to Brighton and Hove Albion in the English Premier[...]

NRL Raiders frustrated by enigmatic ways

Sunday  21:51,   19 august 2018
msn

Josh Hodgson is a "frustrated" Canberra captain after the Raiders beat the Sydney Roosters following a season of missed opportunities.Despite a heroic 14-12 NRL victory over the Sydney Roosters, there was almost a sense of deflation about[...]

All Blacks send shudders through Championship opponents

Sunday  21:50,   19 august 2018
reuters

<p>The Springboks play Argentina again on Saturday, then Australia before meeting the All Blacks in Wellington on Sept. 15.</p>"They were awesome. We are chasing them, everyone is chasing them," said South Africa's coach Rassie Erasmus, who[...]

Roosters blow chance to take top spot

Sunday  21:50,   19 august 2018
wwos.ninemsn.com.au

Canberra have reversed their 2018 fortunes in close games, pipping NRL premiership fancies Sydney Roosters to put a dent in their top spot hopes at GIO Stadium.The Roosters could have gone a game clear on top of the ladder with a win at GIO[...]

Socceroo Mark Milligan heading to Scottish Premier League

Sunday  18:06,   19 august 2018
smh.com.au

Hibernian offers two-year deal to veteran Australian defender.The former Melbourne Victory captain,  33, impressed in his three matches for Australia at last month's World Cup in Russia. He has played 71 times for the[...]

Adelaide extinguish Roos' AFL final hopes

Sunday  18:01,   19 august 2018
msn

North Melbourne need a miracle to make the AFL finals after losing by nine points to Adelaide.Even Roos coach Brad Scott doesn't believe his side's season can be saved following Adelaide's 12.14 (86) to 11.11 (77) win on Sunday at Adelaide[...]

The island paradise where the Wallabies will search for answers

Sunday  17:51,   19 august 2018
smh.com.au

Michael Cheika is changing things up for the team in Auckland this week as they bid to stave off a straight-sets Bledisloe Cup series loss..The enduring symbol of that Martin Johnson-led disaster, aside from the put-upon little people and naughty[...]

Retallick swamps Rodda as All Blacks read Wallabies like a book

Sunday  17:51,   19 august 2018
theage.com.au

Wallabies fans would have had a familiar sinking feeling from about 50 minutes when it became clear the black tide was coming - but it started well before then.Wallabies fans would have experienced a familiar sinking feeling from about 50 minutes[...]

Invictus Games 'literally changed my life' says Navy veteran swimmer

Sunday  17:06,   19 august 2018
abc.net.au

Veterans from Australia's armed forces taking part in the Invictus Games are in Launceston preparing for the swimming events, but it's about much more than the medals at stake.Instead, she most values the camaraderie she has experienced[...]

Lightning into Super Netball grand final

Sunday  13:50,   19 august 2018
msn

Sunshine Coast Lightning have beaten the Giants to earn a spot in the Super Netball grand final against West Coast Fever.Having started the season with three straight losses, the Lightning can claim back-to-back titles if they can overcome West[...]