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November 2017

All posts published in November 2017

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For Steve Bracks, sport and politics do mix

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IF HE CAN RUN THE State of Victoria, then he should be able to steer a popular sport in the right direction – at least an army of professional and recreational cyclists are hoping so, writes RON REED: AS MUCH AS any other sport, cycling can be a political hotb... More »

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Test selectors spring a few surprises – again

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There are millions of highly-opinionated cricket selectors in Australia but it’s a fair chance that only four of them would have come up with the exact same XI that will take the field in the first Test, says Chief Writer RON REED. More »

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Bradman tops the tops

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GEOFF POULTER has tackled the impossible: naming the 10 greatest Australians in any field. And the winner is: ON the eve of another Ashes series it is again time to acknowledge our greatest Australian, in any field – Sir Donald George Bradman (1908-2001). Big ... More »

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Gabba is a graveyard for English visitors

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THE VENUE for the first Ashes Test, the Brisbane Cricket Ground, or The Gabba as it is more commonly known, has been an unshakeable citadel for Australian cricket since 1988, says KEN PIESSE: EVEN A DRAW IN THE First Test at The Gabba will be a massive bonus f... More »