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Published: Thu, 20 Nov 2008 12:32:09 +1100

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LIVE: Australia v New Zealand

Thu, 20 Nov 2008 00:30:00 GMT

TIM Southee has claimed the early wickets of Matthew Hayden and Simon Katich to have Australia reeling at 2-22 at the Gabba.

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Socceroos pull off great escape

Wed, 19 Nov 2008 17:26:00 GMT

A MARK Bresciano goal in the dying seconds gave Australia a remarkable 1-0 win over Bahrain.

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Walk in the park for Cousins

Wed, 19 Nov 2008 13:00:00 GMT

BEN Cousins described his drug-testing conditions as "onerous", but compared to the likes of Craig Mottram and Asafa Powell they're a walk in the park.

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Terry header seals England win

Wed, 19 Nov 2008 21:59:00 GMT

ENGLAND captain John Terry's header six minutes from time sealed a 2-1 win over Euro 2008 runners-up Germany in a friendly at Berlin's Olympic Stadium.

Caveman hands Aussies surprise

Wed, 19 Nov 2008 13:00:00 GMT

IF Sebastien "The Caveman" Chabal is the face of French rugby, what does that say about French rugby?

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Socceroos have toughened up: Cahill

Thu, 20 Nov 2008 00:14:00 GMT

AUSTRALIA have acquired a resilience that sets them apart from Socceroos teams of the past, according to star midfielder Tim Cahill.

Bahrain v Socceroos: As it happened

Wed, 19 Nov 2008 17:03:00 GMT

AUSTRALIA have stolen a miracle victory over Bahrain in their World Cup qualifier.

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Crows learn from Carey gamble

Wed, 19 Nov 2008 13:00:00 GMT

ADELAIDE say a youth policy that dates back to the drafting of Wayne Carey rules them out of the Ben Cousins race.

Hayden nearing end of career

Wed, 19 Nov 2008 13:00:00 GMT

MATTHEW Hayden has refused to guarantee his spot on next year's Ashes tour and admits his career has become a game-by-game proposition.

Melbourne Tigers pinch victory

Wed, 19 Nov 2008 10:55:00 GMT

MELBOURNE Tigers found a host of fourth quarter get-out-of-jail free cards to ace Cairns Taipans by one point in the NBL.

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