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INTERVIEW-Rugby-'New kid on block' Holmes ready to pack down for Force

10 Jul 2020

MELBOURNE, July 10 Having thought time was up on a rugby career that yielded 27 tests and a World Cup final, Greg Holmes will have butterflies in his stomach again when he runs onto the pitch wearing a Western Force jersey on Saturday.

Australian league boss says games will resume on time despite stranded teams

09 Jul 2020

MELBOURNE Football Federation Australia's Head of Leagues Greg O'Rourke said on Thursday its top-flight championship will restart on schedule despite three teams being marooned in Melbourne amid an outbreak of COVID-19.

Australian snowboarder Pullin drowns while spear fishing

08 Jul 2020

MELBOURNE Australia's double world champion snowboarder Alex Pullin drowned while spear fishing off a Gold Coast beach on Wednesday, plunging the country's winter sports community into mourning. | Video

A-League in limbo as flight from Melbourne thwarted again

08 Jul 2020

MELBOURNE The A-League's hopes of resuming its season on July 16 remained in the balance on Wednesday after another failed attempt to get Melbourne-based clubs out of the city amid tightening COVID-19 restrictions.

Soccer-Australia league in limbo as clubs' flight from Melbourne thwarted again

08 Jul 2020

MELBOURNE, July 8 The A-League's hopes of resuming its season on July 16 remained in the balance on Wednesday after another failed attempt to get Melbourne-based clubs out of the city amid tightening COVID-19 restrictions.

PREVIEW-Rugby-Australia welcomes return of pro rugby after grim shutdown

02 Jul 2020

MELBOURNE, July 2 Australia welcomes the return of professional rugby union on Friday as the launch of 'Super Rugby AU' brings to an end a tumultuous shutdown marked by pay disputes, boardroom upheaval and a rash of redundancies triggered by COVID-19.

Force hoping to be 'feel-good story' of Super Rugby AU - skipper

01 Jul 2020

MELBOURNE Nearly three years after playing their last Super Rugby game, Western Force hope to be the "feel-good story" of Australian rugby when they return to the limelight next week, captain Iain Prior said on Wednesday.

Rugby-Force hoping to be 'feel-good story' of Super Rugby AU - skipper

01 Jul 2020

MELBOURNE, July 1 Nearly three years after playing their last Super Rugby game, Western Force hope to be the "feel-good story" of Australian rugby when they return to the limelight next week, captain Iain Prior said on Wednesday.

Soccer-Australia, New Zealand bask in glow of Women's World Cup 'treasure'

26 Jun 2020

MELBOURNE/WELLINGTON Australia and New Zealand on Friday hailed victory in a groundbreaking bid for the 2023 Women's World Cup, promising to turn the "treasure" of the tournament into a spur for gender equity and fairness.

Australia, New Zealand bask in glow of Women's World Cup 'treasure'

26 Jun 2020

MELBOURNE/WELLINGTON Australia and New Zealand on Friday hailed victory in a groundbreaking bid for the 2023 Women's World Cup, promising to turn the "treasure" of the tournament into a spur for gender equity and fairness.

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