Women's World Cup: Australia gets an easy win, but what does it all mean?

Women's World Cup: Australia gets an easy win, but what does it all mean?

Posted June 27, 2017 12:06:26 Photo: Beth Mooney made a solid 70 in a match-winning opening partnership with Nicole Bolton. (Reuters / Action Images: Peter Cziborra) Related Story: Australia downs West Indies for first blood in Women’s World Cup On paper, it looks like a thumping win for Australia, the perfect first step in a title defence. In person, what do you take away from something as shambolic as the West Indies’ performance in the first World Cup hit-out for both teams? This is supposed to be the new big…

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Azerbaijan GP: Hamilton calls Vettel a 'disgrace'

Azerbaijan GP: Hamilton calls Vettel a 'disgrace'

Britain’s Hamilton accused Vettel of deliberately driving into him in a chaotic race won by Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo. Three-time world champion Hamilton, who had controlled the race from pole, was first bumped from behind by the German, suffering damage to his front wing. Vettel then pulled up alongside Hamilton and appeared to turn deliberately into the Mercedes driver, gesticulating and banging wheels. Hamilton, second behind Vettel in the world title standings, described Vettel’s driving as “disgusting” and “not sportsman’s conduct.” The world championship leader claimed Hamilton had been deliberately…

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Ricciardo wins in Baku as F1 title rivals row

Ricciardo wins in Baku as F1 title rivals row

Red Bull’s Ricciardo took full advantage after race leader Lewis Hamilton was forced to pit because of a faulty headrest and Vettel received a 10-second penalty for driving into his Mercedes rival while behind the safety car. Hamilton, who had controlled the race from pole, was first bumped from behind by Ferrari’s Vettel, who then pulled up alongside him and appeared to turn in deliberately. Vettel claimed that Hamilton had been deliberately “brake-checking” him, but the stewards saw it differently and handed him the stop-go penalty. After Vettel served his…

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'He's conquered the world': Cahill set to earn his 100th Socceroos cap

'He's conquered the world': Cahill set to earn his 100th Socceroos cap

Posted June 25, 2017 10:29:21 Photo: Tim Cahill says he never takes anything for granted. (Reuters: Edgar Su) Related Story: How the Socceroos can get their spark in the post-Cahill era Related Story: Socceroos not overawed by ‘fantastic’ Chileans in Confed Cup showdown Ange Postecoglou believes Tim Cahill’s ascension to the Socceroos century club should make all Australians — not just sports fans — salute the striker’s achievements. The Socceroos coach has paid emotional tribute to the legendary goalscorer on the eve of a milestone match in Russia. Should he…

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