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Australia’s Paralympians to get same medal bonus as Olympians after government recognises efforts
Olympics gold medallists got a $20,000 reward but there was no similar bonus scheme for Paralympians due to funding disparity

Mike Hytner

02, Sep, 2021 @5:31 AM

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New York Mets acting general manager Zack Scott arrested on DUI charge
Mets acting general manager Zack Scott was arrested on DUI charges, hours after attending a fundraiser at team owner Steve Cohen’s house

Agencies

02, Sep, 2021 @5:11 AM

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US Open 2021: Sloane Stephens defeats Coco Gauff to reach third round – as it happened
Rolling report: Sloane Stephens defeated Coco Gauff in their all-American blockbuster on Wednesday night to reach the third round of the US Open

Bryan Armen Graham at Flushing Meadows

02, Sep, 2021 @12:46 AM

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‘We got pumped tonight’: Alcott and Davidson beaten in wheelchair tennis gold medal match
A relatively lean day for Australia at the Paralympics extended all the way to the tennis as Dylan Alcott’s bid for a Tokyo tennis quad doubles gold medal fell short

Guardian sport and agencies

01, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Afghanistan’s first Test against Australia still set for November
Plans for Afghanistan’s first Test match against Australia are proceeding, with the Taliban willing for the historic fixture to go ahead as scheduled in Hobart

Simon Burnton

01, Sep, 2021 @9:57 PM

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Tammy Beaumont powers England to comfortable T20 win over New Zealand
A superb 97 from 65 balls by Tammy Beaumont led the way as England beat New Zealand by 46 runs in the first T20 international

Raf Nicholson at the Cloudfm County Ground

01, Sep, 2021 @8:57 PM

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England too good for New Zealand in first women’s T20 international – as it happened
Tammy Beaumont scored 97 as England amassed 184-4 and a rusty New Zealand were never in the match, bowled out for 138 in the 19th over

Daniel Harris

01, Sep, 2021 @8:47 PM

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Dan Evans overcomes Marcos Giron and rain delays to make US Open third round
British No 1 Dan Evans defeated home hope Marcos Giron 6-4, 7-6 (3), 2-6, 6-3 and will face Alexei Popyrin as he aims to reach the fourth round for the first time

Tumaini Carayol

01, Sep, 2021 @8:40 PM

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Unpredictable series leaves England and India seeking stability
Ollie Pope and Chris Woakes are in line for England recalls while the off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is poised to return for India in the fourth Test at the Oval

Ali Martin at the Kia Oval

01, Sep, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Cas says ‘close to zero’ probability burrito led to Shelby Houlihan’s failed drugs test
A Cas report on the four-year drugs ban for the US athlete Shelby Houlihan has ruled there is ‘very close to zero’ probability she ingested nandrolone from a contaminated pork burrito, as she had claimed

Sean Ingle

01, Sep, 2021 @6:21 PM

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Bledisloe Cup finale anything but a dead rubber in Rugby Championship | Bret Harris
Saving face will not be the only thing on the Wallabies’ minds when they seek to avoid a 3-0 series defeat to the All Blacks

Bret Harris

01, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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County cricket: Bohannon hits century for Lancashire; Somerset thrashed by Nottinghamshire
Yorkshire will be confident of securing victory against Hampshire after taking two early wickets in the final inning

Tanya Aldred at Old Trafford

01, Sep, 2021 @4:37 PM

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