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Most Australian athletes against protest in Olympic competition

Friday  04:25,   14 august 2020

Most Australian athletes against protest in Olympic competitionMore than 80% of 496 respondents said protesting on the field of play would "detract from the performance or experience of athletes," the survey by the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) >>>

Wyndham Championship: Harold Varner III among three tied for lead

Friday  04:25,   14 august 2020

Harold Varner III is in a three-way tie for the Wyndham Championship lead.Varner, Tom Hoge and Roger Sloan opened with 62s at the Sedgefield Country Club in North Carolina on... >>>

You couldn't write a better story – Poulsen delighted with RB Leipzig rise

Friday  04:25,   14 august 2020

RB Leipzig's rise has delighted Yussuf Poulsen after they reached the Champions League semi-finals. Tyler Adams' deflected 88th-minute strike lifted Leipzig to a 2-1 win over Atletico Madrid in the quarter-finals on Thursday. A penalty from Joao >>>

Tokyo Olympics: Younger Australian athletes believe the Olympics should be a place to express individual views

Friday  04:25,   14 august 2020

Tokyo Olympics: Younger Australian athletes believe the Olympics should be a place to express individual viewsThe Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) conducted a survey of former, current and prospective future Olympians to gauge their opinion on... >>>

NFL rookie sacked after elaborate hotel romance ruse

Friday  03:25,   14 august 2020

The Seahawks have cut rookie cornerback Kemah Siverand after "he was caught trying to sneak a female visitor into the team hotel".The 23-year-old was reportedly caught on video attempting to sneak the female guest (believed to be of romantic... >>>

Tops / Flops Leipzig-Atlético: Upamecano at the top, Simeone without springs

Friday  03:05,   14 august 2020

© Panoramic TOPS Upamecano, it's (really) strong Seeing him shine at this level is not a surprise - he had already been very strong against Tottenham in the previous round - but Dayot Upamecano proved again on Thursday night that he is made of the... >>>

Simeone: Congratulations to Leipzig, Atletico went out fairly

Friday  02:31,   14 august 2020

Atletico Madrid were beaten by the better side in the Champions League quarter-finals, Diego Simeone conceded.Leipzig stunned Atletico with a 2-1 triumph in Lisbon on Thursday as Tyler Adams hit a late, deflected... >>>

Bruno Fernandes: Europa League title can be start of something special for Man Utd

Friday  02:31,   14 august 2020

Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes fired his side into the Europa League semi-finals and has set his sights on some silverware.Fernandes scored from the penalty spot in extra time as United edged past Copenhagen 1-0 earlier this week to... >>>

Saul 'very sorry' to Atletico fans after Champions League exit

Friday  02:31,   14 august 2020

The Atletico Madrid players knew their fans were "very excited" about their Champions League prospects, making defeat all the more painful.Atleti looked to have a realistic route to the final after being put in the same half of the draw as Leipzig,... >>>

Criterium du Dauphine riders scatter as hailstorm strikes final climb in Tour de France lead-up race

Friday  02:31,   14 august 2020

Riders at the Criterium du Dauphine are forced to run for cover as a huge hail storm hits the closing stages of the multi-stage race in south-eastern France.Shortly after the top riders — led by race-leader and Tour de France favourite Primoz Roglic >>>

Adams and RB Leipzig excited about Champions League date with PSG

Friday  02:31,   14 august 2020

RB Leipzig overcame Atletico Madrid in the Champions League and match-winner Tyler Adams is relishing the prospect of playing in the semis.Atletico had ousted defending champions Liverpool in the last 16 prior to the coronavirus pandemic halting... >>>

semifinals! Leipzig lands Lucky Punch against Atlético

Friday  02:31,   14 august 2020

© Getty Images RB Leipzig sensationally reached the semifinals Julian Nagelsmann briefly accepted the congratulations from Atlético coach Diego Simeone and then jumped jubilantly onto the pitch, his players lay on the lawn of the Estadio Jose... >>>

Why NRL coaches have never been more vulnerable

Friday  01:26,   14 august 2020

Social media, agents, player empowerment, financial pressures and changing boardrooms are just a few of the things making it tough for coaches to survive.Club directors were once almost exclusively ex-players, with a few local businessmen thrown in. >>>

Leipzig boss Nagelsmann: We'll have a beer and then look at PSG!

Friday  01:26,   14 august 2020

There is no time for RB Leipzig to celebrate beating Atletico Madrid as their head coach is already targeting the scalp of PSG.Leipzig reached the last four of Europe's elite club competition after Tyler Adams' 88th-minute strike – deflected beyond... >>>

Hope rising for full Shield season despite coronavirus concerns

Friday  01:26,   14 august 2020

The national cricket cabinet has resolved to play as much cricket as possible this summer.It comes with an announcement imminent to officially confirm Australia's one-day international tour of... >>>