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September 2018

All posts published in September 2018

22 posts
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Drawing ever closer to the edge

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THE WEEK IN SPORT: WE’VE ALL cut Serena some slack because that’s who she is – but it’s going to be harder for her now, says Chief Writer RON REED: COUNT me among those people – an overwhelming majority, at least in this country – who were unable to detect any... More »

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Why tennis is on the nose

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VETERAN sports commentator and writer PETER MEARES has observed many good and bad moments in sport over the years. But he says it’s about time to call time on the behaviour of bad sports like Serena Williams. More »

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One man’s long ride into his own soul

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WHY WOULD anybody decide to spend weeks riding a bike all the way from one side of Australia to the other, risking life, limb and sanity? Chief writer RON REED looks on in admiration as an old mate sets out to discover whether he is capable of conquering half ... More »

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Good week for the good guys

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JOHN MILLMAN has changed the conversation about the image of Australian sportsmen and now maybe the cricketers can do the same, says Chief Writer RON REED: REALITY DIDN’T take long to bite back at John Millman. Predictably, Novak Djokovic saw to that with a mi... More »

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A Betting Analysis of Sport’s Biggest Weekend

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Globally, there are very few sporting spectacles that can hold a candle to the Grand Final weekend in Australia. Sure, in the United States, the Super Bowl has effectively become a national holiday, but could you imagine if the NBA or Stanley Cup Finals conclu... More »