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Former Matilda and ex-A-League defender to head soccer players' union

Former Matilda and ex-A-League defender to head soccer players' union

Former Matilda Kate Gill and ex A-league defender Beau Busch will become co-chief executives of the soccer players' union, succeeding departed boss John Didulica.

  • by Michael Lynch

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Formula E driver disqualified for getting impostor to race for him

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Sex doll sanctions loom for FC Seoul
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Sex doll sanctions loom for FC Seoul

A South Korean soccer club is facing penalties, including expulsion from its own stadium, for putting sex dolls in empty seats during a match last weekend.

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Joe and Renae Ingles expecting again

Australian sports stars Joe and Renae Ingles are shooting for three.

Premier suggests Tasmanian team could replace struggling club
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Premier suggests Tasmanian team could replace struggling club

Tasmania Premier Peter Gutwein has urged the AFL to consider reconfiguring the competition by replacing one of its less profitable clubs with one from the Apple Isle.

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Stokes named Wisden cricketer of the year

Ben Stokes has unseated Virat Kohli as Wisden's leading cricketer in the world, ending the India captain's three-year reign.

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In a time of uncertainty in the AFL, Beams finds clarity outside it
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In a time of uncertainty in the AFL, Beams finds clarity outside it

Dayne Beams worries the pandemic will contribute to mental health issues, but hopes the season suspension will prompt AFL players to explore their outside interests.

  • by Anna Harrington
Football Victoria stands down staff and cuts exec pay in survival bid
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Football Victoria stands down staff and cuts exec pay in survival bid

Football Victoria, which oversees the NPL and all grassroots soccer in the state, has stood down half its workforce and reduced the salaries of the remainder.

  • by Michael Lynch
Worsfold opens up on Cousins' AFL downfall
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Worsfold opens up on Cousins' AFL downfall

Former West Coast premiership coach John Worsfold maintains he did everything he could for Ben Cousins right up until the relationship between the Eagles and the Brownlow Medal winner reached a breaking point.

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Cousins sorry for West Coast fallout

Fallen AFL star Ben Cousins has expressed remorse for his role in creating the drug culture that dogged West Coast for years after he was sensationally sacked by the club.

What a footy channel does without footy: old games made new
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What a footy channel does without footy: old games made new

Fox Footy, the AFL-only television channel, is broadcasting old games as if they were "live'' and kicking.

  • by Jake Niall