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Australian cricket player dies after head knock

In this Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014 file photo, Australian batsman Phillip Hughes hits the ball during the first International T20 cricket match against Pakistan in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Test batsman Hughes died in a Sydney hospital on Thursday, Nov. 27, two days after being struck in the head by a cricket ball during a domestic first-class match. He was 25. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)

Australian batsman Phillip Hughes died in a Sydney hospital on Thursday, two days after being struck in the head by a cricket ball during a domestic first-class match. He was 25.

Posted: November 27th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

Lascuña now 6 shots behind

Antonio Lascuña matched par 71 and emerged as the top Filipino contender, six strokes off new leader Cameron Smith of Australia, after three rounds of the $412,000 Worldwide Holdings Selangor Masters here Saturday.

Posted: September 21st, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Gilas Pilipinas takes a 22-point beating at the hands of Australia

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A day after pushing European champion France to its limits, the Philippines couldn’t replicate its good showing in a 97-75 loss to Australia in a four-team pocket tournament Sunday morning (Manila time) in Antibes, France.

Posted: August 17th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Homophobia common in Australian sport—study

In this Aug. 16, 2004 file photo, Ian Thorpe of Australia, smiles with his gold medal after winning the 200-meter freestyle at the Olympic Aquatic Centre at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.  AP FILE PHOTO

The first national study of homophobia in Australian sport released Wednesday suggests insults, jokes and discrimination based on sexuality is commonplace both on and off the field.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Thorpe’s gay revelations earn praise, support

In this Aug. 16, 2004 file photo, Ian Thorpe of Australia, smiles with his gold medal after winning the 200-meter freestyle at the Olympic Aquatic Centre at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.  AP FILE PHOTO

Swimming giant Ian Thorpe received support and glowing praise Monday for revealing he is gay in a move advocates believe will help remove the stigma of homophobia in sport.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

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