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The week in football

The only good news for Sydney this week: the talismanic Alessandro Del Piero will be back for a second season with the sky blues. Photo: Marco Estrella/flickr   BY JIMMY RAYNE   Sydney FC subdued by Brisbane Brisbane Roar put Sydney FC to the sword on Thursday night, as the last round of the regular […]

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Sports Central Weekly

Kurtley Beale playing for the Waratahs. Photo: paddynapper/flickr Kahlia Kim-Sheppard joins Jimmy and Wes as they talk about all the hot topics in sport for the week. Ben Barba, Kurtley Beale, the A-league, both Rugby codes and some frivolity with the AFL all get a mention over 30 minutes or so of sport, chat-style.   […]

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Kick Off! Sports Central Weekly

Sports Central Weekly: all the sporting info you need. Photo: slimmer_jimmer/flickr   Sports Central Weekly is a podcast that will be posted on the Sydney TAFE media site each week. The show is hosted by Jimmy Rayne, who is your expert on all things A league and Premier League, and Wes Taylor, who has a keen […]

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My beautiful left foot

Harry Kewell. Artwork by 3rd3m/deviantart BY TOM MOXEY   PLAYER PROFILE: HARRY KEWELL D.O.B: 22 September 1978 (33) Position: Winger Status: Player at Melbourne Victory Clubs: Leeds United, Liverpool, Galatasaray, Melbourne Victory National Team: Australia (56 games, 17 goals) Achievements Leeds United: FA Youth Cup (1996-97), PFA Young Player of the Year (1999-00), PFA Team […]

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The spirit of Marrickville: Johnny Lewis

Marrickville legend, trainer Johnny Lewis. Photo: Nick Cubbin/blackboxphotos (used with permission)   BY DANIEL CLYDE-SMITH For generations, Marrickville locals have proven they know how to fight. Boxing has been one of the most popular sports in the area since the 1930s and has produced some of the sports best fighters and trainers. And a man who […]

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Usain to Bolt onto Australian tracks

XII IAAF World Championships in Athletics, August 2009, in Berlin. Photo: José Sena Goulão/LUSA/flickr   BY KRISTY COLMAN  In less than a week the fastest man on the planet, Usain Bolt, will hit Australian tracks. The 100m and 200m world record holder, Bolt will be in Sydney for the much anticipated Athletic All Stars meet. […]