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Friday, July 23, 2021

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Australia to have 63 march in Tokyo

Patty Mills and Cate Campbell will lead a 63-strong Australian contingent at Friday's Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony.

It’s game on for women in sport

City of Newcastle is cementing its ongoing commitment to female sporting talent by sponsoring a range of women’s events including rugby, soccer and surfing over the next 12 months.

UPDATE: Origin star Gagai bound for Knights

The Newcastle Knights might have missed out of NSW State of Origin forward Dale Finucane, but it appears the club’s secured the services of Queensland star Dane Gagai.

Vaughan calls for Ashes travel exemptions

Michael Vaughan says England team to be given travel exemptions so their families can enter and tour Australia for the Ashes series.

Maitland netball courts score financial goal

Construction on stage two of the Maitland Park Netball Court is scheduled to begin in November and be completed in April 2022.

Koroibete signs for Japan’s Wild Knights

Marika Koroibete is officially leaving Australian rugby and the Melbourne Rebels, with the winger confirming his move to Japan.

NRL Queensland exemption in danger over bubble breach

Api Koroisau's alleged biosecurity breach has placed the NRL competition in immediate danger with Queensland close to revoking exemptions.

Australia-Windies ODI postponed over COVID

Australia's second ODI against the West Indies has been postponed after one of the host's backroom staff tested positive for COVID-19.

Olyroos stun Argentina for opening Olympics win

The Olyroos have started their Tokyo Olympics campaign in spectacular fashion with an upset 2-0 victory over Argentina.

GROUP 21: Rams rejoice breakthrough victory

The Muswellbrook Rams secured a breakthrough victory in Bengalla Hunter Valley Group 21 Rugby League at the weekend.

O’Brien hoses down Ponga five-eighth move

Newcastle coach Adam O'Brien has poured cold water on reports Kalyn Ponga is set for a contract ex-tension and a shift to five-eighth.

Australia and NZ pull out of Rugby League World Cup

Australia and New Zealand have withdrawn from the Rugby League World Cup due to be held at the end of the year in England.

AFL players keen to push on with season

AFL players and GWS Giants coach Leon Cameron have supported the league's call to push on with the season despite ongoing lockdowns.

Former Raider Aidan Sezer on the move

Aidan Sezer, a key figure in Canberra's charge to the 2019 NRL grand final, has played his last match Super League match for Huddersfield.

Milwaukee Bucks win first ever NBA championship

Giannis Antetokounmpo has delivered the Milwaukee Bucks their first NBA championship in 50 years with a 105-98 victory over the Phoenix Suns.

Australian equestrian rider banned from Olympics for drugs

Australian equestrian rider Jamie Kermond has tested positive for cocaine and been suspended from the Tokyo Olympics.

Brisbane to be voted as 2032 Olympic Games host

Brisbane will be formally declared as host of the 2032 Olympic Games by the International Olympic Committee on Wednesday.

GALLERY: Real NRL gearing up for exciting play-offs

With a handful of preliminary rounds remaining, Tooheys Newcastle Rugby League (Real NRL) is gearing up for an exciting play-off series.

Wallsend juniors primed for big touch season

There’ll be plenty of activity at the Wallsend Touch Association when the juniors kick off their respective competitions next month.

NRL Round 19 teams: Papenhuyzen back

A chaotic NRL team list Tuesday ahead of round 19 has seen Ryan Papenhuyzen named on Melbourne's bench to face North Queensland.

Ash Barty to stay outside village in Tokyo

Ash Barty, one of Australia's leading medal contenders will be based outside the athletes village during the Tokyo Olympics.
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