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Lineout failure source of Wallabies woes

Monday  09:50,   20 august 2018
msn

The setpiece will be a focus for the second Bledisloe test after their struggles in Sydney.Of all the Wallabies' failings in their 38-13 opening Bledisloe Cup loss, their annihilation at lineout time was most[...]
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Former AFL stars slam Fremantle Dockers' 'diabolical drubbing' by Geelong

Monday  08:34,   20 august 2018
sportingnews

Scott Cummings and Scott Watters say things are in need of major change at Freo.The margin was definitely the biggest the Dockers have ever been on the wrong side of, eclipsing two previous 117-point losses at the hands of Adelaide (2009) and West[...]

Golfer pulls off miraculous 'shot of the year'

Monday  07:51,   20 august 2018
wwos.ninemsn.com.au

Viktor Hovland became the first Norwegian to win the U.S. Amateur, pulling out all the shots on the way to a memorable victory. Hovland beat UCLA sophomore Devon Bling 6 and 5 on Sunday to cap a dominant week at Pebble Beach.He took control of the[...]

St George Illawarra Dragons to undergo radical overhaul with new owner, chief executive and chairman

Monday  06:30,   20 august 2018
wwos.ninemsn.com.au

St George Illawarra Dragons will undergo its biggest shake-up in its 20-year history, with a new owner, chief executive and chairman to be announced this week.The Daily Telegraph has reported that media company WIN Corporation has bought a 50 per[...]

No Ronaldo, no fans - Real Madrid have lowest La Liga attendance in 10 years

Monday  04:50,   20 august 2018
sportingnews

Los Blancos had their worst home crowd since before the CR7 era, but got the result they wanted on the pitch with Gareth Bale finding the netGoals from Dani Carvajal and Gareth Bale against Getafe got Julen Lopetegui's side off to the perfect start[...]

Finally! Djokovic beats Federer for 1st Cincinnati title

Monday  03:05,   20 august 2018
msn

Novak Djokovic finally mastered the one tournament that's eluded him, beating nemesis Roger Federer 6-4, 6-4 on Sunday for his first Western & Southern Open championship. He got the better of a nostalgic rematch — they hadn't played in[...]

Aussie Owen Wright denied Tahiti Pro title

Monday  03:05,   20 august 2018
msn

Australian Owen Wright has lost in a dramatic Tahiti Pro final to Brazilian Gabriel Medina.Wright looked to have the final sewn up but a crucial final exchange on the last set of waves saw Medina snatch a 13.50 to 12.07 victory at Teahupo'o on[...]

A team supporters can be proud of: Dees coach

Monday  01:55,   20 august 2018
theage.com.au

With a spot in this year’s finals secured, Simon Goodwin says that finally, after 12 years of misery, Melbourne fans have a team they can rally behind.With a spot in this year’s finals secured, Melbourne coach Simon Goodwin says that finally, after[...]

Andrew Fifita spray 'not a good look', says Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan

Monday  01:51,   20 august 2018
sportingnews

Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan will reprimand fiery front-rower Andrew Fifita over his finger-pointing outburst in Saturday’s win over North Queensland, declaring his epic blow-up was ‘not a good look’. Fifita, who had been hooked in the 19th minute[...]

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[...]

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[...]