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Nick Kyrgios can win Wimbledon, championship chances, odds, draw, next match, favourites

Roger Federer described him as a “clown”, Rafael Nadal once accused him of lacking respect and, on an unforgettable Saturday night at Wimbledon, Stefanos Tsitsipas branded him “evil” and a “bully”. Love him or hate him, Nick Kyrgios is closing in on becoming Wimbledon’s most controversial ever champion. The 27-year-old Australian made the last 16 …

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Russell Westbrook and Kyrie Irving could swap LA Lakers and Brooklyn Nets

Two disgruntled, big-name point guards could soon be switching coasts. The Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers are actively engaged in discussions on a trade package that would send Russell Westbrook to Brooklyn in exchange for Kyrie Irving, according to a Yahoo Sports report. Nevertheless, there are hurdles both sides will have to overcome before …

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Wallabies vs England, injury updates, Quade Cooper, Tom Banks, Allan Alaalatoa, Taniela Tupou, video, highlights

Tom Banks has possibly played his final Test for the Wallabies, with the Japan-bound fullback breaking his arm against England on Saturday night. The 28-year-old wasn’t the only first-choice Wallaby to walk away from Perth on the injury list, with tight-head prop Allan Alaalatoa set to miss the second Test in Brisbane while Quade Cooper …

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Team news, Queensland Reds snubbed, James O’Connor, Quade Cooper, Dave Rennie

The Dan McKellar effect is taking full force, with only one Queensland Reds player picked in the Wallabies’ first Test team of the year. Instead, Dave Rennie has rewarded McKellar’s Brumbies for their strong season by naming 12 players from Australia’s best performing Super Rugby franchise of the in his squad to take on England …

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Israel Folau in Tongan team for Pacific Nations Cup after Wallabies sacking, Rugby World Cup 2023

Israel Folau is trying to keep a low profile as he prepares to make his long-awaited return to international rugby this weekend. Israel Folau will make his long-awaited return to international rugby this weekend. Four years since his last Test appearance with the Wallabies, Folau will return to the highest level of competition in Tonga’s …

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Why used car prices are still skyrocketing in Australia

Skyrocketing used-car prices could continue to hit Aussies in the hip pocket for a long time to come, pundits say. Used cars are costing a staggering 65 per cent more than pre-Covid levels, new data has revealed. Statistics from financial intelligence group Moody Analytics also show second-hand because prices have climbed 18 per cent on …

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Xi Jinping to visit Hong Kong for 25th anniversary of handover, in first trip outside mainland China since pandemic began

hong kong CNN — Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Hong Kong next week to mark the 25th anniversary of the city’s handover to China, state media reported on Saturday – the leader’s first trip outside the mainland since the pandemic began. “Xi Jinping will attend the celebration of the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong’s …

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Seeds, dates, Nick Kyrgios, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams vs Harmony Tan, Andy Murray

Australia’s Nick Kyrgios has drawn Brit Paul Jubb for his Round 1 Wimbledon clash, while Thanasi Kokkinakis could run into defending champion Novak Djokovic in the second round. Both the men’s and women’s draws for this year’s English Grand Slam draws were confirmed on Friday night (AEST), with American legend Serena Williams being handed a …

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Loot co-creator Alan Yang on mega mansions and laugh-out-loud comedy

There are mega mansions and then there are mega mansions worth $500 million. Loot is all about the latter. Streaming series Loot has something its rivals can’t boast – a $US500 million mansion. “It was listed as the most expensive property ever [listed] in human existence,” Loot co-creator Alan Yang told news.com.au. “When we were …

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