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Robbie Farah shows Wests Tigers what they will miss in victory over Warriors

Guardian Sport - 5 hours 46 sec ago
  • Wests Tigers 50-16 New Zealand Warriors
  • Farah stars in probably his last Tigers appearance at Campbelltown

Robbie Farah left Wests Tigers management red-faced after leading his side to a 50-16 NRL win over the Warriors at Campbelltown Stadium. After being told he was unwanted by the club next year, Farah starred with a try and set up another two on Sunday as the Tigers lifted themselves off the bottom of the ladder.

“Robbie” chants sprang up regularly, including when he was replaced midway through the second half, as the 6,711 fans in attendance showed their appreciation. They also let Tigers coach Jason Taylor know their feelings towards him, roundly booing him as he came from the field following the warm up.

Related: Wests Tigers: Robbie Farah told to move on with future success at club in mind

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Defeat to Adelaide puts West Coast Eagles' home final hopes in danger

Guardian Sport - 5 hours 11 min ago
  • Adelaide Crows defeated West Coast Eagles 19.12 (126) to 10.9 (69)

Imposing Adelaide forward Josh Jenkins kicked six goals in a 57-point belting of West Coast which puts the Eagles’ top-two AFL hopes in peril. The Crows, eyeing a possible home elimination final, produced two bursts of precision football in a 19.12 (126) to 10.9 (69) win on Sunday at Adelaide Oval.

West Coast must defeat St Kilda next weekend or likely slip to third – and be punted on the road in the opening week of the finals, possibly against Hawthorn.

Related: Richmond chase top-four, as Bulldogs edge Kangaroos in a finals showdown

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Lower-key Jarryd Hayne made to wait in San Francisco 49ers' defeat in Denver

Guardian Sport - 5 hours 30 min ago
  • Hayne sits on bench for over half game but does well when given chance
  • ‘He’s definitely got himself in the conversation,’ says 49ers coach

Jarryd Hayne has moved one step closer to securing a place in the San Francisco’s 53-man NFL roster.

Ahead of the 49ers’ 14 September season-opener against the Minnesota Vikings, Hayne sat on the bench for almost three quarters on Saturday waiting for an opportunity but, when it came, the former Parramatta rugby league star again showed he had the talent, speed and power to play in the NFL.

Related: Channel Seven reportedly in talks with NFL to screen Jarryd Hayne games

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Bart Cummings was to horse racing what Sir Donald Bradman was to cricket | Scott Heinrich

Guardian Sport - 7 hours 37 min ago

The unrivalled trainer was a mould-breaker whose legacy as the king of Australia’s greatest horse race lives on

When the man in the street thinks Australian horse racing, he thinks the Melbourne Cup. And when thoughts turn to the Melbourne Cup, one name rolls off the tongue as naturally as a thoroughbred in full flight: James Bartholomew Cummings.

Related: Bart Cummings, the 'Cups King', dies aged 87 at home in Sydney

Cummings was an achiever and a fighter. But if he was a man of substance, he was also one of personality

Related: Bart Cummings: his life in pictures

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Joyce Butts aka Vern

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Yvonne Forde nee Sinclair

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Baseball fan dies after falling from upper deck at Turner Field during Braves game

Guardian Sport - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 23:57

Man in his early 60s confirmed dead after fall during seventh inning of game between Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees

A fan died after falling from the upper deck into the lower-level stands at Turner Field in Atlanta on Saturday night during a game between the Atlanta Braves and the New York Yankees.

The man was in his early 60s and was pronounced dead at Grady memorial hospital following the fall in the seventh inning, said Lieutenant Charles Hampton of the Atlanta police department.

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VIDEO: Beetles ride again in Mexico

BBC - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 23:33
Volkswagen Beetles are being raced in Mexico.

Baseball fan dies in fall at Atlanta

BBC Sport - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 23:31
A baseball fan dies after falling from an upper stand at Turner Field, during the Atlanta Braves game with the New York Yankees.

VIDEO: Marathon gold for Dibaba in sprint finish

BBC Sport - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 22:46
Mare Dibaba wins Ethiopia's first World Championship marathon gold medal after a sprint finish in the women's event.

Bart Cummings: his life in pictures

Guardian Sport - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 22:06

The legendary Australian racehorse trainer has died surrounded by family at his rural property in north-western Sydney

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Help needed

Observer Sport - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 22:00
Following his disappointing exit from the discus event at the World Championships now taking place in Beijing, China, national discus record holder Jason "Dadz" Morgan believes he needs a coach to make the next step in his career.

I am not over as yet – VCB

Observer Sport - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 22:00
FIFTEEN years after making her senior debut for Jamaica, Veronica Campbell-Brown has turned back the clock and silenced her many critics after earning bronze in the 200m at the World Championships currently taking place in Beijing, China. VCB, as she is affectionately known, then declared with resilience in her voice that "she is not over as yet".

Jackson to run under 48 seconds

Observer Sport - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 22:00
MVP's Head Coach Stephen Francis believes the world hasn't seen the best of Shericka Jackson as yet, and expects the rising star to run under 48 seconds within the next two years.

Jamaica chase record-equalling 13 medals

Observer Sport - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 22:00
BEIJING, China — Jamaica are on course to get two more medals and equal their best haul of 13 achieved at the 2009 IAAF World Championships in Berlin, Germany.

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