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A return to suburban grounds would offer a chance to reawaken the AFL’s soul | Adam Collins | Sport

The opening game of the AFLW at Princes Park

“The whole of consumerism is based on us wanting the next thing rather than the present thing we already have,” Matt Haig laments in the book, Notes on a Nervous Planet. “This is an almost perfect recipe for unhappiness. We aren’t encouraged to live in the present, we’re trained to …

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Adam Silver says NBA players could be quarantined in order to compete again | Sport

The NBA is considering an idea where some players would be quarantined or isolated in order to compete again. The NBA commissioner, Adam Silver, said the idea is one of several items under consideration during the league-wide shutdown over the coronavirus pandemic. “Maybe it’s for a giant fundraiser or just …

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Coronavirus: NBA commissioner Adam Silver says league will wait at least 30 days before resuming season

Coronavirus: NBA commissioner Adam Silver says league will wait at least 30 days before resuming season

The NBA suspended its season so abruptly on Wednesday due to the coronavirus outbreak that a long-term plan was not yet in place for potentially resuming play when it was safe. Now, the details of the plan being formed are beginning to trickle out. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver appeared on …

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Robert Helenius stuns Adam Kownacki to earn shot at Joshua’s WBA title | Sport

It’s back to the drawing board for heavyweight contender Adam Kownacki after he was handed his first career defeat in shocking fashion on Saturday night at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. Kownacki came up short in a WBA title eliminator for an eventual shot one of Anthony Joshua’s three championship belts, suffering …

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Australia avoid nightmare scenario but ICC face questions with England the fall guys | Adam Collins | Sport

“The public love a backflip,” a cabinet minister once said to me. “It shows them you are listening.” The organisers of the T20 World Cup had the chance to get nimble this week for the sake of the credibility of their tournament. Instead, they elected to do the opposite to …

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Adam Goodes: ‘Instead of masking racism, we need to deal with it day-to-day’ | Sport

Adam Goodes (left) in action for Sydney Swans in a match against Hawthorn in May 2015, his final season in the AFL.

Great sportsmen divide their lives into little boxes. A ruthless competitive drive goes into one box, a corporate smile in another, a life away from the tangled business of sport belongs to a more private compartment. The best can do this easily and Adam Goodes, the former Australian rules footballer, …

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Adam Schiff is Russia’s best asset in sowing election discord

Adam Schiff is Russia's best asset in sowing election discord

No one has played into the Kremlin’s hands more than Democratic House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, according to a key Republican congressman. Rep. John Ratcliffe, a former federal prosecutor and member of the intelligence panel, addressed disputed leaks about classified intelligence on Russian inference in the 2020 election. “He’s …

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Adam Schiff Responds to Trump’s Tweet Claiming He Suggested Russia Is ‘Pushing’ for Sanders to Win

Senate Impeachment Trial Of President Trump Continues

Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff refuted a tweet sent by President Donald Trump, which claimed the House Intelligence committee chairman said Russia is “pushing” for Senator Bernie Sanders to win the White House. “Democrats in the Great State of Nevada (Which, because of the Economy, Jobs, the Military & Vets, I …

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Adam Scott (70) holds off Genesis field for first Tour win since 2016

Adam Scott (70) holds off Genesis field for first Tour win since 2016

It was a wild day on one of the PGA Tour’s most venerable layouts, but in the end it was Adam Scott who had just enough to conquer Riviera. Here’s how things ended up at the Genesis Invitational, where Scott held off a star-studded field to earn his first Tour …

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A climate of uncertainty: pro cycling in a warming world | Adam Phelan | Sport

Tour Down Under

A graveyard of trees fixes into focus on the screen. The television footage zooms in on their burnt skeletons, thin and black. Dark ash is spread beneath their leafless arms. The camera then catches the peloton, a kaleidoscope of colour blurred against the barren landscape. The riders snake through the …

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