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NRL

The 20-point win over Canterbury moved Cronulla into the top eight.
Bulldogs 24 Sharks 44
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Johnson injury scare mars Sharks’ big win over Bulldogs

Cronulla have moved up to seventh with a 20-point win over Canterbury but it could come at the cost of the service of Shaun Johnson for the next few weeks.

  • by Dominic Bossi
Gold Coast’s AJ Brimson tries to escape the Dragons’ Gerard Beale.
Dragons 10 Titans 32
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‘Barbecuegate’ continues to simmer as as Titans send Red V to finals brink

Million-dollar man David Fifita dealt a huge blow to St George Illawarra’s finals hopes and there’s more pain to come with key suspensions from Paul Vaughan’s house party.

  • by Adam Pengilly
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Insight & Analysis

‘I want to be there for him’: SBW takes Pangai jnr under his wing

Danny Weidler
Danny Weidler

Sonny Bill Williams was Tevita Pangai jnr’s idol as a kid. Now the retired superstar is set to mentor the Bulldogs-bound enforcer.

Glorious unpredictability tears up Olympic predictions

Chip Le Grand
Chip Le Grand

Sometimes the guy in lane eight is just too good.

How netball can muscle its way into the Olympic party

Liz Ellis
Liz Ellis

With Brisbane earning hosting rights for the Olympics in 2032, could netball finally feature on the biggest stage of all?

Cricket

Mitchell Marsh has hit consecutive 50s against the West Indies but he has not been well supported.

Double blow for Australia: Finch heads home after loss to West Indies

Australia squandered a lower-order revival on a dry Barbados surface to allow the West Indies to level the ODI series with a five-wicket victory.

  • by Daniel Brettig
Aaron Finch and Matthew Wade in St Lucia.

No new positive cases in West Indies, relief after ODI series cleared to finish

It was possible that both the West Indies series and the subsequent tour of Bangladesh may have been called off due to isolation requirements for either positive cases or close contacts.

  • by Daniel Brettig

Soccer

AFL

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Buddy concern as Swans continue finals charge with Freo demolition

Isaac Heeney steered the Swans to another victory but a careless elbow from their star forward could attract unwanted attention.

  • by Malcolm Conn
GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - JULY 25: Shane Mumford of the GWS Giants celebrates his goal during the round 19 AFL match between Essendon Bombers and Greater Western Sydney Giants at Metricon Stadium on July 25, 2021 in Gold Coast, Australia. (Photo by Kelly Defina/Getty Images)

Giants stand tall to sink Bombers and take their spot in top eight

Brent Daniels kicked the sealer with two minutes to play as the Giants notched a valuable win that was full of merit.

  • by Andrew Stafford

Racing

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Tim Brand celebrates with teammate Tim Howard after scoring the Kookaburras’ seventh goal during the Men’s Preliminary Pool A match between India and Australia on day two of the Tokyo Olympics.

Kookaburras are laughing after thumping win over India

This was hockey as a statement. Unsettled and a little offended by a scare in the first game against Japan, the gold medal favourites were ruthless.

  • by Michael Gleeson
Australia v Spain.

Two goals in 90 seconds inspire Hockeyroos’ winning start

The Hockeyroos have opened their Olympic campaign with a 3-1 win against Spain, courtesy of a blast at the start of the second half.

  • by Chris Roots

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