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Sky is the limit for the man in green

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BIGGER AND BETTER things are being tipped for Michael Matthews, the Australian star of the Tour de France. From Paris, JOHN TREVORROW reports: THERE AREN’T many better judges of a cyclist’s potential — especially a sprinter – than retired champion Stuart O’Gra... More »

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Can a halo create a sanctuary to save lives?

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MOTOR SPORTS writer GEOFF HARRIS takes a look at the controversial new safety device coming to Grand Prix racing: FORMULA ONE is no sport of saints, with the possible exception of Daniel Ricciardo, yet next year its 20 drivers will all have haloes. The world g... More »

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Out in front and hard to run down

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THE FINAL round of the 2017 British Open starts tonight at Royal Birkdale. STEVE PERKIN looks at those with a chance of taking the title: JORDAN SPIETH Four times over his short career, 23-year-old Jordan Spieth has gone into the final round of an event as the... More »

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Flare-up as Matthews wins again at the Tour

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AUSTRALIAN RIDER Michael Matthews has done it again at the Tour de France. Our man on the spot, JOHN TREVORROW, reports: MICHAEL MATTHEWS is enjoying the ride of his life at the Tour de France, winning his second stage in three days and putting himself within ... More »

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Day out for AFL boss and his old mate

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THE FALLOUT FROM the AFL’s sex scandal wasn’t as acrimonious as most onlookers might have imagined if a low-key day at the footy for two old mates was any indication, writes COLIN DUCK. TWO INTERESTING faces stood out in the crowd at Saturday’s Match of the Da... More »

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“Bling” goes bang for an Aussie stage win

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ON A DAY HE was honoured himself at the Tour de France, JOHN TREVORROW applauds the first stage win by an Australian. MICHAEL MATTHEWS showed his true class by winning stage 14 at the Tour de France after a series of near-misses earlier in the three-week marat... More »

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Italian pedals past Froome and no debate this time

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AT THE Tour de France, JOHN TREVORROW sees the protagonists in an earlier controversy pass the coveted yellow jersey from one to the other: ITALY’S FABIO ARU is far from the best-known name in the Tour de France peloton but that is changing fast now that he is... More »

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One thousand years on the sport beat and still punching hard

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THEY say you can’t teach old dogs new tricks. That might be true, but it doesn’t mean the tricks they already know are not still worth watching, as this new website will try to prove. WELCOME TO sportshounds.com.au. Who are we – and what are we doing here? Wel... More »