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  • Melbourne's sandbelt: a regular home for golf's World Cup

    The World Cup of Golf appears to have found a home in southeast Melbourne. For the third consecutive time, one of golf's biggest team events is being played at a famous sandbelt course in the southeastern Australian city. The 28-team tournament, based on the Official World Golf Ranking, begins Thursday ...

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  • Romelu Lukaku: bulking up for World Cup has hampered my club form

    • Striker has had to lose muscle mass he put on for Belgium• ‘I wasn’t playing with enough intensity or aggression’ Romelu Lukaku has revealed that he bulked up for Belgium’s World Cup campaign during the summer and admitted having to lose the added weight as it was hampering his form for Manchester United. The forward was United’s top scorer last season with 27 goals in all competitions. He has struggled this time around, however, with his goal in Saturday’s 4-1 win over Fulham only Lukaku’s...

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  • Japan's spiritual home of rugby can't wait to host World Cup

    As the Brave Blossoms face England at Twickenham, their stunning 34-32 victory over South Africa at the last World Cup is still fresh in Japanese minds While Japan’s players celebrated their stunning 34-32 victory over South Africa at the last World Cup, the cameras briefly cut to a middle-aged man, swathed in a Japanese flag, shedding tears of joy and disbelief that his compatriots had just pulled off the biggest upset in the tournament’s history. As the Brave Blossoms return to English soil,...

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  • Melbourne’s sandbelt: a regular home for golf’s World Cup

    The World Cup of Golf appears to have found a home in southeast Melbourne. For the third consecutive time, one of golf's biggest team events is being played at a … Click to Continue

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  • Matildas' World Cup seeding at risk after rare home loss to Chile

    Australia 2-3 Chile (Van Egmond 9’, 90 + 3’; Lara 20’, Guerrero 48’, Huenteo 90’)Defensive errors could prove very costly to rankingsThe Australian women’s national team have suffered a rare home defeat to Chile, who have secured a 3-2 smash-and-grab win in their international friendly in Sydney. Emily van Egmond put Australia ahead on Saturday afternoon with a penalty on nine minutes and the in-form Aussies seemed on their way in front of a Matildas’ Sydney record crowd of 15,185 at Penrith...

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  • Philippine cage legends inspire Gilas for FIBA World Cup home stand

    The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas brought out of some of the most illustrious names in Philippine basketball to inspire the current generation of national players. by Rick Olivares

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  • ATP unveil Team World Cup event for 2020... scheduled for the same time as the Davis Cup

    MIKE DICKSON: The ATP Tour combined with Tennis Australia today to park their tanks on the lawn of Gerard Pique and his Davis Cup project when they unveiled a new men's team event for 2020.

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