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NRL coach sorry for 'significant mistake' over gay pride jersey as seven players boycott match

The Manly Sea Eagles coach apologises over the club's handling of the inclusion of rainbow colours on the club jersey, saying it was a "significant mistake".
A man standing and smiling in a colourful jersey

Australian involved in horror Tour de France crash, causing favourite to withdraw with head injury

Nicole Frain approached the peloton at speed with around 25km of the Provins stage to go, seemingly unaware of an existing pile-up in front of her. Marta Cavalli was later sent to hospital for monitoring.
Nicole Frain adjusts her helmet ahead of the Festival of Cycling in Australia

Here's what you need to know about para-sport at the Commonwealth Games

Birmingham 2022 will have the biggest program for athletes with a disability ever. Here's our guide to all the sports, and the key Australians to watch.
A stylised image of Para athletes in action, with wheelchair racer Madison de Rozario at the centre

Gold Coast Titans sack Kevin Proctor following vaping video

The Titans part ways with Kevin Proctor after he posted a video on social media of himself vaping during the club's match against Canterbury on Sunday.
A Gold Coast Titans NRL player looks to his left during a match in 2021.

Aussie Buschkuehl falls just short of a medal at World Athletics Championships

Brooke Buschkuehl finishes an agonising two centimetres short of a podium finish in the women's long jump at the world titles in Eugene.
Brooke Buschkuehl flies through the air while competing in the long jump

Manly facing player revolt over pride jersey

A group of Manly players are unhappy with the club's decision to use a gay pride jersey for the Sea Eagles' upcoming NRL match with the Sydney Roosters.
A cropped photo of Manly' pride jersey

AFL investigating alleged incident involving Tigers coach Hardwick

The AFL is seeking "further information" after Richmond coach Damien Hardwick allegedly swore at opposition players during a heated VFL match involving the Tigers.
Richmond's AFL coach makes a facial expression while standing on the field before a match.

NRL admits bunker mistake as Tigers lodge formal complaint over Cowboys' controversial captain's challenge

NRL boss Graham Annesley says the bunker was wrong to award North Queensland a late penalty as the Wests Tigers threaten to appeal the result of their final-second loss to North Queensland.
A group of Wests Tigers stand around looking dejected or sit on the ground with their hands on their knees.

AFL admits Ginnivan deserved free kick in win over Bombers

The AFL says Collingwood's Jack Ginnivan should have been awarded a free kick after impact with Essendon's Mason Redman on Sunday, but they maintain the young Magpie initiated the contact.
Jack Ginnivan is tackled around the neck by Mason Redman as the ball spills free

Jonas Vingegaard claims Tour de France glory

Denmark's Jonas Vingegaard becomes the first man from his country to win the Tour de France since Bjarne Riis in 1996.
The yellow jersey winner at Tour de France holds his daughter in one arm and a bouquet in the other as he waves to the crowd.

Records fall as world athletics championships come to thrilling conclusion

Sweden's Armand Duplantis and Nigeria's Tobi Amusan set world records in pole vault and 100m hurdles respectively on the final day in Eugene.
Holding his pole and wearing his gold medal, Armand Duplantis puts his hand to his head and looks shocked

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WA misses out on international air race after state government rejects proposal

Plans to bring the Air Race World Championship back to Western Australia have been grounded after six months of negotiations.
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Australians rue missed chances as Tour de France reaches its not-so-ceremonial finale

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Away from the roadside toasts and the pageantry of the Tour de France finale, for six Australian riders there was the achievement of simply finishing the world's most famous race.
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Karrie Webb wins first senior LPGA Championship after battle with Sorenstam

Australia's Karrie Webb holds off fellow Hall of Famer Annika Sorenstam for a four-shot victory at the Salina Country Club. 
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Jenna Strauch in good form as she prepares to make a splash at Commonwealth Games

The Bendigo swimmer is in the middle of a busy race season, with the Commonwealth Games to be her second international competition in two months.
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Australian Amanda Spratt breaks down in tears as women's Tour de France makes 'emotional' return

For the first time since 1989, the women's Tour de France has returned, with the 34-year-old Australian champion saying she wasn't sure she would have the opportunity to ride in the world's biggest cycling race. 
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AFL investigating alleged incident involving Tigers coach Hardwick

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Manly facing player revolt over pride jersey

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Gold Coast Titans sack Kevin Proctor following vaping video

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'Elation followed by deflation': Wests Tigers furious as NRL stands by controversial call

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Finucane facing three-match ban for 'nasty' hit on Crichton

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'A big relief': Tonga gets its mojo back after qualifying for Rugby World Cup

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'A legend in our community': Jim Chalmers backs bid for foreign teacher Asako 'Digi' Ono to stay in Australia

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Rugby Australia gives life ban to fan who climbed SCG roof, condemns 'offensive remarks' towards Eddie Jones

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England coach Eddie Jones engages in fiery exchange with spectator after being labelled 'a traitor'

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France reaches European Championship semis, eliminate Dutch defending champions

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Matildas veteran Lydia Williams farewells Arsenal to sign one-year deal with PSG

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Sam Kerr adds US award to long list of accolades

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Top Russian tennis player Daria Kasatkina reveals she is gay

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Lleyton Hewitt inducted into International Tennis Hall of Fame

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