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Sydney chosen to stage 2027 Netball World Cup as Australia hosts again

Sydney will host the Netball World Cup for the third time when the sport’s global showpiece returns to Australia in 2027. The No 1 ranked Diamonds will again be among

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Blind date: ‘We were under a blanket for most of the evening’

Chris on ArianaWhat were you hoping for?When I heard I had a date with a girl called Ariana from America, I was hoping it would be Ariana Grande. First impressions?It’s

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Volatility is bitcoin’s main attraction, says Raoul Pal

Bitcoin’s volatility is its main attraction as that is what gives the cryptocurrency its exponential rises, ex-Goldman Sachs bitcoin enthusiast Raoul Pal said. “People have to learn to adapt to

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Apple’s new 12.9-inch iPad Pro might not fit in original $349 Magic Keyboard

Apple’s new 12.9-inch iPad Pro will be compatible with the old Magic Keyboard folio case for the 2018 and 2020 models, but with a catch: Apple says that the new

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Looking for a Beautiful Mom’s Day Gift? Check Out this Wonderful Book That Benefits Charity

It’s been a tough year for everyone, and extra stress always seems to fall on our moms. No matter how old you are, if mom is alive, she’s probably still

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John Konrads: star of Australia’s golden age of swimming dies at 78

John Konrads, one of Australia’s greatest swimmers during a golden age for the sport, has died. Konrads dominated world swimming as a teenager in the late 1950s and early 1960s,

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Fit in my 40s: could breathwork help me stay calm?

Charlène Gisèle is a yoga teacher and breath facilitator, and she is here (on Zoom) to teach me how to breathe. Many strands of yoga have an element of breathwork,

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Dish gets Amazon on board to build 5G network, to launch in Las Vegas

Dish Network on Wednesday signed a deal with Amazon to build its 5G network on Amazon Web Services’ cloud platform and said it will launch its first network in the

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Quiplash, one of the best party games ever, is free on Steam this weekend

Quiplash is, without question, my extended family’s favorite game for group gatherings. (Technically, we play Quiplash 2, included in Jackbox Party Pack 3, but they’re extremely similar games.) The premise

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Zookeepers are sharing the dark hidden truths of what really goes on behind closed doors

If you ask any kid what they want to do when they grow up, there’s a pretty good chance they’d be interested in working at the zoo. Who wouldn’t want

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