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Football Commentator From Viral Video Flips Joke Back On Male Co-Hosts

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After falling victim to some clumsy television choreography, female sports host Kelly Cates turned the tables -- and her back -- on her male colleagues.

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Sport

Soccer Captain Stops Match After Being Target Of Racist Chants

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Amiens captain Prince Gouano has been subjected to racist abuse from opposition fans during a French Ligue 1 match with Dijon.

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Sport

This Shocking Football Miss Is So Bad It Defies Physics

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We've all stuffed up. But it's doubtful any of us have ever stuffed up quite this spectacularly.

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Sport

Matildas Lose 5-3 To USA Despite Scoring Three Sumptuous Goals

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The bad news? The Matildas lost 5-3 to the USA in their friendly match in Colorado today.

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Sport

Forget Egg Boy, Treadmill Boy Is Much More Talented And Entertaining

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Given the events of this week, we should probably call him "leg boy".

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Sport

'Super Mario' Instagrams Goal Celebration Seconds After He Scores

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If you do something amazing, you’ve got to share it on Instagram. This, it seems, is a firm rule of modern life.

World

World

This Little Lionel Messi Fan Is Now A Taliban Target

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In 2016 Murtaza Ahmadi's photo went viral but his internet fame has now put his life in danger.

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Sport

'My Career Is In Tatters': Sacked Matildas Coach Sprays Gallop In Open Letter

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Former Matildas coach Alen Stajcic, who was sacked on January 19, has broken his silence on his termination in an open letter to the football community.

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Sport

'Football's Soul On The Line' In Hakeem Al-Araibi Case, As Craig Foster Campaign Grows

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Former Socceroos captain Craig Foster is spearheading a global push to free Australian soccer player Hakeem al-Araibi from a Bangkok prison, leading a coalition of sports agencies to load pressure on Thai authorities.

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News

'Say Hi To Your Folks For Me!': Paul Pogba Responds To Aussie's Viral Tweet

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It's a nightmare and a dream come true all in the one Twitter thread.

News

News

The (Dangerously) Close Ties Between Sports And Politics

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Soccer player Hakeem al-Araibi's plight has highlighted the nebulous relationship between the two worlds of sport and politics.

Waleed Aly

Waleed Aly

Australia Loves Its Sport, But England Makes It Magic

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I’ve always wanted to go to Anfield.

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Sport

Insult To Injury! Downed Brazilian Footballer Run Over By Medical Buggy

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It's something out of a blooper's reel. Brazilian football Bernado was down injured when the unthinkable happened.

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Sport

Why Are World Footballers So Obsessed With Salt Bae?

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The world's biggest sporting stars are flocking to hang out with a Turkish butcher who went viral in a meme.

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Sport

Footballer Fined After Filthy Response To Eating $500 Gold-Coated Steak

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Bayern Munich's Franck Ribery has copped a "heavy" fine for his online tirade.

World

World

Defiant, Furious Football Fan Protests By Sitting On Roof Of Arsenal Bus

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This bloke reckons his owners have taken his team for a ride. So he stopped the other team from going for one.

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Sport

Every Asian Cup Team Brutally Summarised In A Sentence

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The Asian Cup starts this weekend in the UAE and the Socceroos are defending champs. Here's a super quick rundown of each team's chances.

Sam Duncan

Sam Duncan

Why The A-League Just Can't Afford The Little Guys

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The fact the two new A-League licenses come from Australia’s two biggest markets is no surprise.

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Sport

More A-League Derbies For Melbourne And Sydney, As Two New Teams Join Up

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The A-League is up to 12 teams after Western Melbourne and South-West Sydney saw off competition from four other clubs to seal their spots in professional football.

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Sport

Huge Backlash As World's Best Footballer Asked To Twerk On Stage

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People are disgusted after the first ever female Ballon D'Or winner was asked to twerk on stage after accepting her award.

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Sport

Diego Maradona Submits Late Entry For Year's Best Post-Match Interview

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Diego Maradona says it best when he says nothing at all.

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Sport

England Legend Who Played With Ronaldo And Becks Says "I'd Take Timmy's Qualities"

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It's the ultimate thumbs-up for Australia's greatest Socceroo.

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Sport

Brisbane Roar Goalkeeper Reportedly Racially Abused During Game

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Soccer stars have called for a ban on a spectator ejected from an A-League game in Mudgee for reportedly racially abusing Brisbane goalkeeper Jamie Young.

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Sport

Oh Mo! Egypt's Mohamed Salah Immortalised In Questionable Bust

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Salah Or A Cauliflower?

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Sport

Leicester City Player Booked For On-Field Tribute To Late Club Owner

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Fans are outraged over the decision by a Premier League referee to book Leicester City's Damari Gray for removing his jersey in a post-goal tribute to the club's late owner.

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Sport

Does Australian Football Need A Relegation System?

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Australia, it's time to look to Europe.

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Sport

The Life And Death Of A Billionaire Who Took Leicester To The Top

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He was the quiet but beloved Thai billionaire who took Leicester from the periphery to the premiership, his mid-pitch helicopter takeoffs becoming a trademark of his time at the top.

World

World

Leicester City Soccer Club Confirm Owner Dead In Helicopter Crash

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The owner of the Leicester City soccer club died in a helicopter crash on Sunday, the team has confirmed, with four other people also perishing in the accident.

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Sport

Usain Bolt Offered Mariners Contract: Reports

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The Central Coast Mariners have offered Usain Bolt a professional contract, The Australian reports.

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Sport

Every Overseas A-League Player Rated From "Great Buy" To "Ummm..."

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Terrible buy, or the man who'll make the diff?

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News

Thai Cave Boys Meet Their Match On Ellen

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Just months after their miraculous rescue from the depths of a flooding cave, the young footballers and their coach are lapping up their world-wide publicity tour.

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Sport

The 15-Year-Old Who Saved The Matildas

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The headlines say the Matildas drew 1-1 with England overnight. Here's what really happened.

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Sport

Video: Opponent Saves Player Choking On His Own Tongue

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It was a quick thinking teammate that saved the life of French footballer Romain Salin, who swallowed his own tongue during a soccer match in Portugal.

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Sport

The Footy Season's Over: What Do Sports Fans Do Now?

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The NRL and AFL seasons came to a spectacular close last weekend, both full of moments of drama, bravery and of course the perfect combination of agony and ecstasy that every sports fan knows so well.

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Sport

Soccer Star Celebrates Goal By Sculling A Flying Beer

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It was a case of pure skill when this soccer player scored a goal and then chugged a beer he caught from the crowd.

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Sport

Cristiano Ronaldo Cries, But Did He Deserve Send Off?

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Cristiano Ronaldo left the field in tears after copping a red card, but questions remain over whether they were of the crocodile or real variety.

The Project

The Project

Meet The Two Soccer Referees Blowing The Whistle Into Their 80s

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If you had intentions of slowing down once you hit 80, there is a pair of Sydney refs proving your options are still wide open.

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Sport

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's 500th Career Goal Is Unbelievable

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"#Zlatan500 in the most Zlatan way possible."

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Sport

"Dangerous": Female Athletes Push Too Hard To Earn A Decent Living

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"Circling the globe to play all year round, the wear and tear on the body, it is high risk."

Sport

Sport

Bolt Out Of The Blocks: Sprint King Plays His First Match With Mariners

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While he admits his fitness isn't yet up to scratch, Usain Bolt is determined to stick it out for the long haul with the Central Coast Mariners.

Sport

Sport

Thurston For Sport This Weekend? Here's What To Watch

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If you're like us and the thought of the weekend's sport is getting you through Friday, read on.

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Sport

Sydney FC Sign Dutch International Star

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It's been a big transfer season for the A-League, and Sydney FC has joined in on the fun.

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Sport

English Soccer Team Paints Away Dressing Room Pink

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The Championship team needs all the help they can get.

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Sport

Lightning Bolt Strikes Central Coast As Usain Trains For First Time

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He looked like a kid turning up at his first day at school.

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Sport

Two-Time Italian Soccer Champions Fans 'Ban Women'

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"In the trenches, we do not allow women, wives and girlfriends."

Updated

Updated

Usain Bolt Joins The Central Coast Mariners

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The World's Fastest Man is heading to the NSW Central Coast.

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Sport

Neymar Jr. Admits He Dives In Bizarre Advert

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Stay on your damn feet.

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup

The Photo That Needed 15 Years To Take

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An entire career can come down to one photo.

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Sport

Matildas Out To Defend Tournament Of Nations Crown

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Get behind the Matildas, as they defend their Tournament of Nations title.

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Sport

Aussie Soccer Star Wins Major International Award

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Sam Kerr is going to need a bigger trophy cabinet.

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Sport

French Fans Delirious As They Celebrate France’s World Cup Victory

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Fireworks, fist pumps and, later, looting on the streets.

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup

Allez Les Bleus! France Crowned 2018 World Champions

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France have won the World Cup in a six goal thriller against Croatia.

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup

What You Need To Know For The World Cup Final

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Four years of waiting comes down to just one game, as France and Croatia go for glory in the World Cup final.

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Sport

Cristiano Ronaldo Heads To Juventus In $157 Million Deal

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Forza Juve?

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup

Things You Missed At The Weirdest World Cup Ever

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We're just three games away from the end of the 2018 World Cup, so we take a look at some of the highlights.

World

World

FIFA Invites Thai Junior Soccer Team To World Cup Final If Rescued In Time

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FIFA President Gianni Infantino expressed his sympathies and support on behalf of the international soccer community.

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World

New Footage Shows Trapped Soccer Team Smiling, Wearing Space Blankets

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An international rescue effort is now working on getting the soccer team and their coach to safety, which could take months.

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World

Soccer Team Could Be Trapped For Months, Will Learn To Dive

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The under-16s team and their coach have been found some 4km into the cave's networks.

World

World

Thai Junior Soccer Team Found Alive In Cave

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A massive international search was underway for the team in a cave network that stretches 10 kilometres into a mountain.

Sport

Sport

Optus' Brutally Honest Apology In Full Page Ad For World Cup "Balls Up"

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Well that's one way to apologise.

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Sport

SBS To Show All Remaining FIFA World Cup Games

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Optus cedes rights to all further games to public broadcaster.

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup

Ex-Socceroos Kick Our National Team While They're Down

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"The Dutch experiment has failed."

Sport

Sport

Helping Deaf Blind People Experience World Cup Joy

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Friends share the magic of the World Cup through clever mini field system.

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup

Socceroos Hopes Still Alive In World Cup

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The Socceroos World Cup dreams aren't over yet, after a brave performance against Denmark.

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup

Here's What You've Missed At The World Cup So Far...

3 min read

Broadcasting issues aside.

Sport

Sport

SBS To Show World Cup Games Until June 29, After More Optus Trouble

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Customers will also be refunded their payment for the Optus app.

Sport

Sport

Even The PM Is Upset About Optus World Cup Streaming Dramas

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"Thank you Optus Sport. You have ruined my 2018 World Cup experience"

Sport

Sport

So Near Yet So VAR For Socceroos

4 min read

Our Socceroos were valiant in defeat, again -- and remain alive in World Cup 2018.

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Views

Aussie Aussie Aussie, Joy Joy Joy!

4 min read

By getting to Russia the hard way, the Socceroos discovered who they are.

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Sport

The #WorldCup For Dummies And Non-Soccer-Snobs

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Haven't got a team yet? Or need a back-up when yours inevitably gets eliminated? Here's our team guide for the World Cup.

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Sport

Socceroos' World Cup Squad Named

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'I believe this group of players can do Australia proud'

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Sport

Socceroos Beat Czech Republic Ahead Of World Cup

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Bert van Marwijk bags his first win as the Australian coach, with the Socceroos beating Czech Republic 4-1 in a pre-World Cup friendly.

Sport

Sport

Matildas Set To Defend Tournament Of Nations Title

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For the love of sport, you need to get behind this team.

Sport

Sport

Socceroos Preliminary Squad Named

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The Socceroos preliminary 26-man squad is announced, as they head into pre-World Cup training camp, hoping to make the cut and represent their nation on sport's biggest stage.