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The stat that proves Wallabies are world rugby's most ill-disciplined side

The Wallabies have been world rugby's most ill-disciplined side when it comes to conceding yellow cards since the World Cup and are spending almost a tenth of their matches a man down.

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Australia win final ICC Women's World Cup warm-up game

Australia have recorded an eight-wicket win over Pakistan in their final hit-out before the women's World Cup in England.

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Australian coach Matthew Mott faces selection dilemma ahead of women's World Cup

Australian coach Matthew Mott has a selection headache ahead of his side's World Cup opener on Monday.

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Rugby League World Cup: Where's the love for big-hearted Brit?

Now, if a 33-year-old Englishman is planning to run from Melbourne to Brisbane during the World Cup to raise $250,000 for charity, you would expect a) everyone in the sport to know about it and b) the relevant authorities to forcefully support it.

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Australian wicketkeeper Alyssa Healy primed for Women's World Cup success

Australian wicketkeeper Alyssa Healy is gearing up for a huge tournament at the Women's cricket World Cup.

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Beating the Lions will be harder for the All Blacks than winning the World Cup

New Zealanders need to wake up to what All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has been saying all along - they are about to collide with a serious rugby team at Eden Park on Saturday.

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Irish cricket on verge of Test status

Irish cricket on verge of Test status

Irish cricket is most famous for heroic upsets at World Cup level — now the team from the Emerald Isle could be about to gain Test status.

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Australian women fall to heartbreaking loss in FIBA 3x3 World Cup

Australia's 3x3 women were knocked out of the FIBA World Cup in heartbreaking fashion on Tuesday morning.

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Former Wallabies coach Dwyer says change needed for Australian rugby

Former Wallabies coach Dwyer says change needed for Australian rugby

Former Wallabies coach and World Cup winner Bob Dwyer says lack of leadership is ruining Australian rugby and calls for major change to Super Rugby rather than culling teams.

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Russia relieved after passing first World Cup test

Russia relieved after passing first World Cup test

Russia breathes a sigh of relief after its football team won the opening match of the Confederations Cup and the country demonstrated that one of its most problematic World Cup pitches is fit for international matches.

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Canberra Raiders Cup: Queanbeyan Kangaroos beat Tuggeranong Bushrangers

Jed Simbiken was left speechless when he found out he'll take on two World Cup teams.

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FFA's Women's World Cup bid won't speed up development of Civic Stadium

The FFA's bid for the Women's World Cup would not fast track the development of a new Civic Stadium.

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State of Origin has Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga excited about World Cup

He might be a loyal Queenslander, but Australia coach Mal Meninga is licking his lips over his Kangaroos.

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ONA Coffee House's Sam Corra finishes second in World Brewers Cup in Budapest

Ona Coffee House at Fyshwick has done Canberra proud again in the Brewers World Cup in Hungary.

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Cricket: Australia's Southern Stars down NZ Silver Ferns in World Cup warm-up

Australia fire warning to women's World Cup cricket rivals with a clinical match win.

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England outwitted in Pakistan's shock win

A major upset it was. England, on the rise in one-day cricket ever since the 2015 World Cup and the only unbeaten country hitherto in this Champions Trophy, were knocked out by Pakistan, who had only just qualified for the tournament in eighth place.

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Qatar coach quits as team struggles to stay in World Cup contention

Qatar coach Jorge Fossati resigned just a few hours after leading his team to a 3-2 win over South Korea on Tuesday

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ACT government to look into hosting Women's World Cup games

The Asian Cup proves Canberra Stadium's an ideal venue for big, international events.

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Fool me twice? Sure, let's bid for the Women's World Cup in 2023

Fool me both times using taxpayers' money and I reckon you have a political embarrassment in the making.

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Australian women head into Olympic unknown for FIBA 3x3 World Cup in France

Four Australian women will fly into the unknown on Thursday but their journey could be the first step towards Olympic success.

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Australia humbled, but World Cup must remain main focus

So the second eleven of the world's best team beats the reserves from the planet's number 48 ranked side 4-0 in a match that had nothing riding on it - save some pride for the losers, Australia, and a huge Victorian-government subsidised pay cheque f

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Australia humbled,but World Cup must remain main focus

So the second eleven of the world's best team beats the reserves from the planet's number 48 ranked side 4-0 in a match that had nothing riding on it - save some pride for the losers, Australia, and a huge Victorian-government subsidised pay cheque f

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Socceroos' World Cup hopes boosted by Japan-Iraq draw

The Socceroos' bid for direct World Cup qualification has been boosted by Asian rivals Japan being held to a 1-1 draw against Iraq in Tehran.

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Women's World Cup bid a risk worth taking

Women's World Cup bid a risk worth taking

The FFA is going all out for the 2023 Women's World Cup. It's a risky move but one that could pay dividends, writes Patrick Galloway.

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Hooligans, racism and Vladimir Putin: Will Russia be ready for the 2018 World Cup?

Hooligans, racism and Vladimir Putin: Will Russia be ready for the 2018 World Cup?

The 2018 World Cup in Russia is exactly one year away, but with human rights issues, racism, hooliganism and political scandals lurking in the shadows, can the first eastern European World Cup be a success?

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Lisa De Vanna says World Cup on home soil could do wonders for the game

A potential Women's World Cup on home soil has Lisa De Vanna wishing she was 10 years younger.

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The murky road ahead for Australia's 2023 Women's FIFA World Cup bid

Will it be enough to simply be the best? That much, Australia will discover over the course of the next two years when they go through the process of bidding for the 2023 Women's World Cup that pits them down the windy, murky road of international fo

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Women's World Cup bid: Shot in the arm for soccer, a huge boost for women's sport

The battle for the hearts and minds of elite women athletes has been fierce and frantic in the past few years.

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Australia to bid for 2023 Women's World Cup

Australia to bid for 2023 Women's World Cup

Australia is hoping to host the Women's World Cup in 2023, with the Federal Government announcing it will financially back Football Federation Australia to put together a bid proposal.

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Federal government backs Australian bid for 2023 Women's World Cup

Australia will launch a bid to host the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup which will be fully supported by the federal government.

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Australia will bid to host the 2023 Women's FIFA World Cup

Australia will launch an audacious government backed bid to host the FIFA Women's World Cup in 2023, with the tournament expected to be a huge financial boost for the nation if successful.

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Cahill staying on his toes in bid to reach fourth World Cup

Cahill staying on his toes in bid to reach fourth World Cup

Veteran Socceroos striker Tim Cahill knows if he's to reach the 2018 World Cup in Russia as a 38-year-old, the focus must be the here and now.

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Socceroos hoping for Japan World Cup slip

Deadlocked with Australia and Saudi Arabia in World Cup qualifying, Asian football powerhouse Japan have a chance to break free at the top of Group B when they come up against Iraq.

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Australia v Brazil: At 37, Tim Cahill savours any chance to be part of national team

Socceroo legend Tim Cahill would love nothing more than to go to a fourth World Cup in Russia, but the 37-year-old is more aware of his sporting mortality than anyone else.

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	England and Scotland football fans brawling in Magaluf

England and Scotland football fans brawling in Magaluf

The video shows fans hurling chairs at each other after clashing in the streets of Magaluf after Saturday's World Cup qualifier. Local police have identified and reported three of the men.

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England defeat Venezuela to win FIFA U20 World Cup

A first-half goal from Dominic Calvert-Lewin gave England a 1-0 win over Venezuela in the 2017 Under-20 World Cup final.

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England defeat Venezuel to win FIFA U20 World Cup

A first-half goal from Dominic Calvert-Lewin gave England a 1-0 win over Venezuela in the 2017 Under-20 World Cup final.

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Stephen Moore wants to play for Wallabies until 2019 Rugby World Cup

Stephen Moore will turn 36 in 2019 but still has ambitions of running out for the Wallabies at the next Rugby World Cup despite not being Australia's first-choice hooker for the first time in over four years.

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World Cup qualifying: Frantic finish as Harry Kane's stoppage-time goal ensures England-Scotland draw

Harry Kane's stoppage-time goal gave England a 2-2 draw with Scotland in World Cup qualifying. Tottenham's Kane volleyed home Raheem Sterling's long cross in the 93rd minute to cap off a frantic finish.

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Socceroos vs Brazil at MCG a party break from World Cup campaign

Well, facing world powerhouse Brazil on Tuesday night might not be everyone's idea of a party, but in the context of the Socceroos itinerary, a meeting with the Selecao in front of a big crowd at the MCG with nothing much at stake might feel like lig

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World Cup qualifying: French 'keeper's stoppage time blunder hands Sweden a vital win

Ola Toivonen scored from the halfway line as Sweden grabbed a stoppage-time 2-1 win over France after a blunder by keeper Hugo Lloris, while Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as European champions Portugal won 3-0 at Latvia in World Cup qualifiers.

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Brett Solomon "excited" at the prospect of playing NRL stars in rugby World Cup warm ups

Tuggeranong Bushranger set to take on rugby league's best at World Cup.

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Australian cricketers happy with Women's Cricket World Cup security

Australia's women's cricketers are confident in the security arrangements at the World Cup.

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Socceroos need cohesion and to tighten up at the back, but Russia still beckons

At this stage of the game, when World Cup qualification is balanced on a knife edge, a win is a win and the three points are all that matter – whether they are won with style or secured in ugly fashion.

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Socceroos vs Saudi Arabia: Saudis apologise for minute of silence snub before World Cup qualifier

Australian soccer chiefs on Thursday night sought to defuse growing outrage over what UK media has characterised as a Saudi Arabian snub for the memories of the eight victims of last weekend's London terrorist attack.

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	Saudi Arabian player ties shoelace during minute

Saudi Arabian player ties shoelace during minute's silence

The Saudi Arabian soccer team chose to tie their shoelaces, stretch andpass balls instead of lining up for a minute's silence for the London terror victims in a World Cup qualifier against Australia.

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Saudi players' response to minute's silence labelled 'disgraceful' by Albanese

Saudi players' response to minute's silence labelled 'disgraceful' by Albanese

The Saudi Arabian football team has been accused of a "disgraceful lack of respect" during a minute's silence in honour of London terror attack victims at last night's World Cup qualifier against the Socceroos in Adelaide.

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Socceroos vs Saudi Arabia: Minute of silence before World Cup qualifier 'not in keeping with Saudi culture'

Australian soccer chiefs on Thursday night sought to defuse growing outrage over what UK media has characterised as a Saudi Arabian snub for the memories of the eight victims of last weekend's London terrorist attack.

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Australia see off Saudi challenge, World Cup destiny remains in Socceroos' hands

Australia's World Cup destiny remains in their own hands and they have given themselves every chance of securing a direct route to Russia after a narrow 3-2 win over Saudi Arabia at the Adelaide Oval on Thursday night.

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Socceroos still in the World Cup hunt as Rogic stunner downs Saudi Arabia

Socceroos still in the World Cup hunt as Rogic stunner downs Saudi Arabia

Tom Rogic's thumping finish from distance and a Tomi Juric brace helps the Socceroos beat Saudi Arabia 3-2 to keep its World Cup 2018 qualifying hopes alive.

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