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Sydney’s $7.5m Melbourne Cup rival

The Golden Eagle, a new and unique race with prizemoney second only to The Everest in Australian racing, is the centrepiece of an expansion of the Sydney spring carnival. Racing NSW and Australian Turf Club this morning announced a series of significant spring carnival race programming chances including the introduction of the $7.5 million Golden […]

It’s been a wild ride for Tiger Tara en route to the final.

The Punt: Is this man the key to a Test collect?

AUSTRALIA should go to pace-friendly Perth full of confidence after almost causing a boilover in Adelaide against India. The Aussies rallied on the final day behind the Tim Paine-led lower order to fall 31 runs short, giving the tourists a first series-opening Test success on Australian soil. AUSTRALIA ($1.95) V INDIA ($2.40), SECOND TEST, PERTH, […]


Favourite to replace Slater revealed

  Melbourne youngster Scott Drinkwater has his nose in front of teammate Jahrome Hughes as the race to claim the fullback spot vacated by club legend Billy Slater heats up.     Storm skipper Cameron Smith has been impressed with Drinkwater since he joined his teammates for a two-week training camp in Geelong.   A […]

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Georgia Love slams Nick Cummins over Bachelor finale

FORMER Bachelorette Georgia Love has joined the chorus of angry fans who have criticised Nick Cummins over this year’s shock Bachelor finale. On Thursday night, Nick rejected both Brittany Hockley and Sophie Tieman saying he wasn’t in love with either of them. “I won’t be entering any relationships if I can’t give 100 per cent […]


‘Charming’ Putin orders mass war game

RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin has made no secret of his desire to reunify the former Soviet Union states, many of which are now members of NATO. His social media propaganda campaigns, economic leveraging and military intimidation have been acting to those ends now for at least a decade. So little wonder a nervous Europe has […]