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Wests Tigers fail in appeal to get result against North Queensland Cowboys overturned

The Wests Tigers’ audacious bid to have the result overturned in their controversial loss to North Queensland has failed, with the NRL confirming that it would remain a win to the Cowboys. A statement from the governing body explained that although top brass met with Tigers chairman Lee Hagipantelis and CEO Justin Pascoe last week, …

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IndyCar news | Walking wounded Will Power happy to take a back seat

IndyCar Series points leader Will Power says he was content to consolidate an 11th place finish in a manic Big Machine Music City Grand Prix. Power copped a gearbox problem during a lap 26 incident that forced him to come off the accelerator on upshifts, while blipping the throttle on downshifts. That came after McLaren …

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Sir Nick Faldo breaks down crying in TV farewell retirement with Ian Baker-Finch

There wasn’t a dry eye on the desk when golf icon Sir Nick Faldo bid farewell to television after 16 years on the microphone. The 65-year-old will retire from commentating, his final gig being the Wyndham Championship which Kim Joo-hyung won on Monday morning (AEST). At the conclusion of the tournament, Faldo farewelled the audience …

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England’s 4x100m relay team denied gold medal after being disqualified for baton change infringement

England’s 4x100m relay team was stripped of gold as the Games’ track and field program came to a close in dramatic scenes inside Alexander Stadium on Monday morning (AEST). It looked like the host nation had done just enough to pull off one of the biggest moments of the Games as anchor Jessie Knight held …

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IndyCar news | Rivals roast Romain Grosjean after Indy carnage

Welcome to IndyCar. That was the message to ex-Formula 1 driver Romain Grosjean after a bruising race on the streets of Nashville. McLaren SP driver Pato O’Ward dubbed the host city ‘Crashville’ following an incident-riddled 80-lap Big Machine Music City Grand Prix. Two-thirds of the 26-car field had some involvement in a crash, including Grosjean …

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SpeedSeries news | Carnage in Trans Am closer as Nathan Herne takes third win

Nathan Herne has walked away from Queensland Raceway with three wins in a row, dominating a wild close to round five of Turtle Wax Trans Am. Herne skipped away from Repco Supercars Championship regular Brodie Kostecki in the weekend’s finale outing, winning by 1.4 seconds. In doing so, the Garry Rogers Motorsport driver extended his …

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Kane Cornes, Damien Barrett react to Lance Buddy Franklin contract statement

Port Adelaide great Kane Cornes has ripped Lance Franklin after the champion forward released a statement on Saturday declaring he’d put contract talks on hold until the end of the season. The news, dropped by Franklin’s manager Adam Finch, came after the 1000-goal superstar was linked to a move to the Lions as he nears …

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Tennis news | Nick Kyrgios wins Citi Open in Washington, beats Yoshihito Nishioka in final

Nick Kyrgios has claimed his seventh ATP title, and first in three years, with a straight sets win over Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka in Washington. Remarkably, Kyrgios didn’t drop his serve all week as he continued his outstanding recent form. Since April he’s made the semi finals or better in five of the six tournaments he’s …

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IndyCar news | Scott Dixon beats Scott McLaughlin in wild ‘Crashville’ GP

Scott Dixon has pulled off a come-from-behind win to edge out countryman Scott McLaughlin in a manic IndyCar Big Machine Music City Grand Prix. A well-timed pit stop and a stroke of luck propelled the Chip Ganassi Racing driver to the head of the field late in proceedings. The six-time IndyCar winner held off a …

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