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Bolt poised for surprise trial with Australian football club

SYDNEY: Usain Bolt is on the verge of sealing a deal to trial with the A-League’s Central Coast Mariners, the Australian club said Tuesday (Jul 17), as the sprint legend pursues his dream of playing professional football. Eight-time Olympic champion Bolt, 31, who retired from athletics after August’s World Championships in London, is an avid Manchester United fan who has long ...

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James Stannard appointed assistant coach of Australian women’s sevens team

AUSTRALIAN sevens legend James ‘Chucky’ Stannard has made a quick transition into coaching after being forced into playing retirement by a vicious assault in March. Stannard was set to captain Australia at the Commonwealth Games before he suffered a fractured skull in the early morning attack in Sydney. The 35-year-old announced his retirement earlier this month but he won’t be ...

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James Stannard appointed assistant coach of Australian women’s sevens team

AUSTRALIAN sevens legend James ‘Chucky’ Stannard has made a quick transition into coaching after being forced into playing retirement by a vicious assault in March. Stannard was set to captain Australia at the Commonwealth Games before he suffered a fractured skull in the early morning attack in Sydney. The 35-year-old announced his retirement earlier this month but he won’t be ...

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James Stannard appointed assistant coach of Australian women’s sevens team

AUSTRALIAN sevens legend James ‘Chucky’ Stannard has made a quick transition into coaching after being forced into playing retirement by a vicious assault in March. Stannard was set to captain Australia at the Commonwealth Games before he suffered a fractured skull in the early morning attack in Sydney. The 35-year-old announced his retirement earlier this month but he won’t be ...

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James Stannard appointed assistant coach of Australian women’s sevens team

AUSTRALIAN sevens legend James ‘Chucky’ Stannard has made a quick transition into coaching after being forced into playing retirement by a vicious assault in March. Stannard was set to captain Australia at the Commonwealth Games before he suffered a fractured skull in the early morning attack in Sydney. The 35-year-old announced his retirement earlier this month but he won’t be ...

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Australian golf great Peter Thomson dies

9:37 PM ET Australian golfing great Peter Thomson has died after a battle with Parkinson’s disease. The five-time British Open champion had been fighting the disease for the past four years. Based in Melbourne, Thomson was 88. Thomson died at home surrounded by his family on Wednesday morning. He is survived by his wife Mary, a… www.espn.com – GOLF

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US Women's Open: Australian Sarah Jane Smith leads as bad weather stops play

Australian Sarah Jane Smith is the world number 97 Australia’s Sarah Jane Smith is the clubhouse leader at the US Women’s Open as “dangerous weather” prevented half the field from completing their second round in Alabama. A lightning delay stretched to nearly four hours and when play did resume it was halted again barely an hour later. Smith was able ...

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ISPS HANDA Women's Australian Open dates, venues locked in Adelaide

The 2019 ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open will be played at The Grange Golf Club in Adelaide from 14-17 February. Golf Australia chief executive Stephen Pitt, in conjunction with the South Australian Government, is also thrilled to announce venues for the following two national championships. “We have had tremendous support from all in South Australia, no more so than with ...

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