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January 2018

All posts published in January 2018

29 posts

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Where there’s smoke there’s Formula One

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THE INTRIGUE continues as Formula One bosses plot their driving line-ups for the coming seasons. PETER COSTER reports: LET’S SEE when the white smoke comes out of the chimney,” was how Mercedes boss Toto Wolff answered questions about his team’s chances of sig... More »

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Rafa and Roger – here we go again

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IT’S ONE OF the fiercest individual rivalries in sporting history and it’s bubbling up again as Rafael Nadal moves smoothly into the third round of the Australian Open, writes RON REED. More »

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This sport’s a scream

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OVER many years of covering tennis, PETER MEARES has been forced to listen while the screams and shrieks get louder and more and more shrill. After watching a young player in action at the Australian Open he reckons it’s time to silence the ear-splitters: WE H... More »

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Aaron Finch flogs the Poms at the MCG – as usual

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VICTORIA’S ONLY cricketer to play for Australia at the MCG this summer has taken the great stadium by storm – not for the first time, writes RON REED: THERE’S NO place like home if you’re Aaron Finch playing one-day cricket against England. The big-hitting Vic... More »

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The best of the best

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KEN PIESSE has a timely reminder for one-eyed Steve Smith fans that Don Bradman remains in a stratosphere of his own. More »

Noose flash from Geoff Boycott. Artwork by Gordon Napier
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Great cricket howlers (Part 1)

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SEASONS may change but the slips and snickers never stop. Columnist LAWRENCE MONEY revived his Boot in Mouth for the footy season and now rolls his arm over with some cricket classics. More »