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Why haven’t the Olympics been cancelled from coronavirus? That’s the $20bn question

In sports, the term “shutout” is usually associated with a comprehensive victory over an opposition that has failed to score. Last week, the spread of the coronavirus was such that …

A world less than perfect unravels in tale of Aussie authors’ Hydra idyll

It is worth bearing in mind that a classic of the post-war Australian novel, My Brother Jack, owes its existence to the incredible patience and generosity of a grocery store/kafenion owner …

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Nick Kyrgios on probation: can controversial athletes sell a sport or are they bad for the business?

Last week the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) sentenced Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios to a probationary period of six months that could lead to a suspension if certain conditions …

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Winners and Sinners: A great week for the ‘God of War’

WINNERS ARIS THESSALONIKI The Yellows performed admirably in what could arguably be one of the most hostile grounds of the entire Greek Super League, fighting champions PAOK for a 2-2 …

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Winners and Sinners: The highs and lows of Greek football in Europe

WINNERS PAOK It is a most daunting task to have to come into your first game of the season, when your feet are still heavy from all the exercises and …

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Winners and Sinners: Olympiacos start season in spectacular fashion

WINNERS OLYMPIACOS Olympiacos have made it through to the third round of the UEFA Champions League qualifiers, after a dominant 4-0 win against Czech side Viktoria Plzen at the Georgios …

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Winners and Sinners: Panathinaikos youngsters stun European greats

WINNERS PANATHINAIKOS FOOTBALL TEAM Something good has been brewing in Peania and the first signs had been shown last season, when the team made things difficult for clubs who were …

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Winners and Sinners: From Manolas’ transfer success to Tsitsipas’ Wimbledon shocker

WINNERS KOSTAS MANOLAS His name had become one of the hottest in the European transfer market – and rightfully so. A stalwart warrior in the AS Roma backline, he helped …

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South Melbourne pays tribute to NK founder… but greatness never dies

As the sun faded behind the city skyline, it occurred to me that the South Melbourne (Hellas) game paying tribute to Neos Kosmos founder Takis Gogos was more than just …

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Winners and sinners of from March 30-April 5

WINNERS MILTOS TENTOGLOU The 21-year-old displayed great skill at the 2018 European Championship in Glasgow, where he managed to take home the gold after his 8.25 metre jump. The European …