• Players wait, Rugby Aust cut 75% of staff
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    Players wait, Rugby Aust cut 75% of staff

    Rugby Australia will stand down 75 per cent of its staff for the next three months as it braces for a potential $120 million hit due to the coronavirus.

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    Vic field sizes capped to reduce numbers

    In a bid to reduce numbers on racetracks and keep social distancing measures, Racing Victoria has decided to restrict the maximum size of race fields.

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    Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact

    The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts as of March 31, 1730 AEDT.

  • All sports in this together: AFL, CA CEOs
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    All sports in this together: AFL, CA CEOs

    AFL boss Gillon McLachlan and Cricket Australia counterpart Kevin Roberts have little interest in start a turf war as uncertainty continues to cloud 2020.

  • Four Victorian babies diagnosed with virus
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    Four Victorian babies diagnosed with virus

    Four babies are among Victoria's latest coronavirus cases, with authorities investigating how they became infected but say they aren't part of a cluster.

  • WTA considers pay boost, Tour extension
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    WTA considers pay boost, Tour extension

    WTA is looking at extending the tour and more money for players when the coronavirus is brought under control.

  • NBL poised to take over Hawks licence
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    NBL poised to take over Hawks licence

    The NBL says it's committed to the future of foundation club Illawarra and is working to ensure its ongoing viability after reported ownership collapse.

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    Call for NSW weapons sales halt unwelcome

    Calls to introduce a ban on weapon and ammunition sales in NSW during the COVID-19 pandemic are not supported by the state's sport shooting peak body.

  • FFA's unity call as A-League finances bite
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    FFA's unity call as A-League finances bite

    The FFA has made an urgent plea for unity within the game after the players' union confirmed a second A-League club had stood its players down.

  • RV could help participants for 12 months
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    RV could help participants for 12 months

    Racing Victoria says it has the reserves to support industry participants for up to a year if it also has the backing of the state government,

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    Reynolds unsure of Courtney signing

    Recruiting ex-series winner James Courtney may lead to more success or more "stuff ups" for his Supercars team, former Bathurst champ David Reynolds says.

  • Exceptions to Qld firearm restrictions
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    Exceptions to Qld firearm restrictions

    Those who need weapons to do their jobs will have access to licensed armourers and arms dealers in Queensland under a new direction by authorities.

  • Rugby league's 'Entertainers' 40 years on
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    Rugby league's 'Entertainers' 40 years on

    Forty years on, Canterbury's 1980 grand final winners, fondly known as The Entertainers, remain entrenched in rugby league folklore.

  • Panthers CEO fears for players amid crisis
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    Panthers CEO fears for players amid crisis

    Penrith CEO Brian Fletcher says he fears for NRL players after they were offered two months pay potentially to last the rest of the season due to the pandemic.

  • Burgled Test skipper's healthy perspective
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    Burgled Test skipper's healthy perspective

    Isolation took an unwanted twist for Australian Test cricket captain Tim Paine when he found his car broken into and his wallet stolen on Tuesday.

  • Panthers forced to cut junior funding
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    Panthers forced to cut junior funding

    Penrith CEO Brian Fletcher admits his NRL club will not be able to maintain its multi-million dollar junior development due to the coronavirus shutdown.

  • Australian writer sits out virus in Rome
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    Australian writer sits out virus in Rome

    For decades Australian author Desmond O'Grady has lived in Rome and at the age of 90 is sitting out the coronavirus in his apartment with family.

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    Club bosses don't expect Serie A finish

    Two Serie A club presidents and the chief of Italy's footballers union believe there is a real possibility that the suspended campaign will not be concluded.

  • Ex-Saint Siposs targets NFL Draft success
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    Ex-Saint Siposs targets NFL Draft success

    Arryn Siposs has turned the disappointment of being delisted by St Kilda into becoming one of the top punters available in the NFL Draft.

  • Uncertainty for Olympic veterans: Meares
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    Uncertainty for Olympic veterans: Meares

    Anna Meares, Australia's flag bearer at Rio 2016, admits she would have found it tough to 'crawl' towards a fourth Olympics had it been postponed by a year.

  • Tokyo Olympics set for July-Aug in 2021
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    Tokyo Olympics set for July-Aug in 2021

    The Tokyo Olympics will be held from July 23-August 8 next year, almost the exact same slot as that originally scheduled for the Games this year.

  • Hong Kong jails 3 for breaching quarantine
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    Hong Kong jails 3 for breaching quarantine

    Three men face prison in Hong Kong for not obeying compulsory quarantine measures.

  • Messi takes another Barcelona pay cut
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    Messi takes another Barcelona pay cut

    Lionel Messi says Barcelona players will take a 70 per cent pay cut and contribute to the wages of club staff during the coronavirus lockdown.

  • Thomas cool on Tour de France without fans
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    Thomas cool on Tour de France without fans

    Former Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas has joined other riders in questioning whether road cycling's showpiece race can be held this year without fans.

  • Today in History, 31/3
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    Today in History, 31/3

    March 31: Highlights in history on this date, famous birthdays and a thought for the day.