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Aussie NBL Finals sequence canceled, champion to be confirmed

SYDNEY (AP) — The final two video games of Australia’s Nationwide Basketball League grand closing sequence have been canceled, with a championship winner but to be confirmed. The defending champion Perth Wildcats had a 2-1 lead within the best-of-five recreation sequence over the Sydney Kings. The second and third video games of the sequence had been performed in empty stadiums due to the unfold of the coronavirus. The fourth recreation was scheduled for Friday night time in Perth, however the Kings had been reluctant to journey amid uncertainty because the…

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Enterprise as common for Aussie F1 Grand Prix amid coronavirus

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Six-time world champion Lewis Hamilton has questioned the knowledge of staging the season-opening System One Grand Prix whereas different sports activities are canceling occasions due to the spreading coronavirus. “I’m actually very shocked we’re right here … it’s surprising we’re all sitting on this room. So many followers already right here immediately,” Hamilton stated Thursday on the first official information convention for drivers forward of Sunday’s race. Some nations have been closing borders and imposing strict journey bans, Hamilton added, “but F1 continues to go on.”…

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The Barty will get began with a comeback win at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — So that is how the Barty begins Down Beneath. Prime-ranked Ash Barty misplaced the primary set of her first-round match on the Australian Open, the place she’s aiming to be the primary homegrown winner in additional than 40 years, earlier than recovering to beat Leisa Tsurenko 5-7, 6-1, 6-1. The marginally leaky roof was closed on Rod Laver Enviornment as heavy rain lashed Melbourne on Monday, and the parochial dwelling crowd was barely subdued after Barty misplaced a primary set containing a mixed 5 breaks of…

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Prime-ranked Barty wins 1st title at dwelling forward of Aussie Open

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Prime-ranked Ash Barty has fine-tuned for the primary tennis main of the season by successful her first title on dwelling soil with a 6-2, 7-5 victory over No. 24-ranked Dayana Yastremska in Saturday’s Adelaide Worldwide remaining. The French Open champion had reached finals in Australia earlier than, ending runner-up twice on the Sydney Worldwide after losses to Angelique Kerber in 2018 and to Petra Kvitova final 12 months. She’s now the primary Australian girl to win a tour-level title at dwelling since 2011. Barty conceded simply…

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Rybakina warms up for Aussie Open with title run in Hobart

HOBART, Australia (AP) — A 12 months after failing to qualify for the Australian Open, Elena Rybakina will enter the season’s first main with a seeding and recent off a title after beating Zhang Shuai 7-6 (7), 6-Three within the Hobart Worldwide remaining on Saturday. The 20-year-old Rybakina surged greater than 150 locations within the WTA rankings in 2019 to complete at No. 37. She’ll enter the Australian Open, which begins Monday in Melbourne, because the 29th seed after reaching the ultimate on the Shenzhen Open in China to begin…

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