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Stephen Moore set to retire from rugby entirely after Wallabies match against Scotland

Wednesday  00:21,   22 november 2017
Sydney Morning Herald

Stephen Moore will play his last game of professional rugby on Saturday.After initially signing a deal with the Reds and Australian Rugby to play on until the 2019 Rugby World Cup, Moore, 34, earlier this year announced he would not be sticking[...]

Australian Open to feature shot clocks

Tuesday  23:40,   21 november 2017
Reuters

Next year's Australian Open will feature shot clocks for the first time, the Grand Slam Board announced on Tuesday. Grand Slams have previously allowed players 20 seconds between points but the time permitted will be increased to 25 seconds,[...]

Ball boy incident not like 'quiet' Marrone

Tuesday  23:40,   21 november 2017
MSN

Michael Marrone is facing a hefty ban after knocking down a ball boy during Adelaide's 2-1 FFA Cup final loss to Sydney FC. Adelaide United coach Marco Kurz and Sydney FC striker Matt Simon have leapt to Michael Marrone's defence, describing[...]

Flare-up after Marrone manhandles ball boy

Tuesday  22:38,   21 november 2017
MSN

Reds coach Marco Kurz says Michael Marrone was out of character when manhandling a ball boy in Adelaide's 2-1 FFA Cup final loss to Sydney FC. Michael Marrone is likely to be in hot water after the Adelaide United defender felled a ball boy in [...]

FIFA panel bans three former football officials for life

Tuesday  19:16,   21 november 2017
Reuters

FIFA's ethics watchdogs have banned three former football officials from Guam, Nicaragua and Venezuela for life as part of efforts to address widespread corruption in the sport, the world football governing body said on Tuesday. The latest[...]

Pearce exit not your fault, Cronk: Cordner

Tuesday  17:21,   21 november 2017
MSN

Sydney Roosters captain Boyd Cordner has spoken about Mitchell Pearce's exit from the NRL club.Sydney Roosters captain Boyd Cordner has told new clubmate Cooper Cronk that Mitchell Pearce's controversial NRL exit is not his[...]

Pearce excited after 'really emotional time'

Tuesday  17:21,   21 november 2017
Wide World of Sports

Former Sydney Roosters halfback Mitchell Pearce has spoken to media a day after he was granted a release from the club. Pearce had two years left on his deal with the Roosters but the arrival of former Melbourne Storm halfback Cooper Cronk put the[...]

Bancroft no longer has baggy-green blues

Tuesday  17:21,   21 november 2017
MSN

Cameron Bancroft has explained his career-best form, saying he has finally managed to stop stressing about his desperate desire to don the baggy green.By removing the baggy green from front of mind, Cameron Bancroft has earned the right to put it on [...]

Handscomb set for Barmy Army Ashes banter

Tuesday  12:35,   21 november 2017
MSN

Peter Handscomb, the Australian batsman who is the son of two English parents, can't wait to see what the Barmy Army has in store for him in the Ashes opener.Handscomb, preparing to feature in his first Ashes series, certainly hopes[...]

Meninga sticks with same 17 for WCup semi

Tuesday  11:17,   21 november 2017
MSN

The Kangaroos have named an unchanged line-up for their Rugby League World Cup quarter-final against Fiji in Brisbane. A win for the Kangaroos will put them through to a final against England or Tonga at Suncorp Stadium. © Nigel Roddis -[...]

Aussies want to end careers of Poms - Nathan Lyon

Tuesday  09:50,   21 november 2017
MSN

The spinner believes the English carry scars heading into the Ashes series down under.Australia's cricketers want to end the Test careers of some Englishmen while winning the Ashes, spinner Nathan Lyon[...]

How Maloney cost himself $200,000

Tuesday  09:09,   21 november 2017
Sporting News

Someone needs to teach Maloney when to be quiet!The Penrith-bound halfback accidently blurted out details of his third-party deal to the media, forcing the NRL to step[...]

Fired-up Joel Embiid powers 76ers over Jazz 107-86

Tuesday  09:09,   21 november 2017
Associated Press

Joel Embiid was missing shots and upset with his play. That all changed with a theatrical, crowd-pleasing and game-changing flop.Ben Simmons had a career-high 27 points and 10 rebounds, a fired-up Embiid added 15 points and 11 rebounds despite a[...]

Aussies want to end careers of Poms: Lyon

Tuesday  06:45,   21 november 2017
MSN

Spinner Nathan Lyon hopes Australia don't just win the Ashes but end the Test careers of some Englishmen in the process.Lyon has fanned the flames ahead of the first Test in Brisbane from Thursday, saying some Poms remain scarred from their last [...]

Des Hasler begins Supreme Court action against Canterbury Bulldogs

Tuesday  06:45,   21 november 2017
MSN

Des Hasler has begun legal action against Canterbury after being sacked just five months after the club announced a two-year contract extension. Hasler's legal team have filed documents in the Supreme Court, with the alleged breach of contract case[...]