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Perry plays down personal feats as Australia look to clinch Ashes

Having had a full week to reflect on her remarkable bowling feats in the third ODI against England, allrounder Ellyse Perry was as humble.

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England, Australia brace for pitch battle

England's hopes of keeping the Women's Ashes alive may rest on a turning pitch at Taunton and the two youngest members of their squad.

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Lisa Alexander keeping Diamonds' opposition guessing

Australian Diamonds head coach Lisa Alexander has left fans and opponents speculating on what her best starting seven side is and that's just how she likes it.

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Unbeaten Diamonds braced for Silver Ferns

Australia have prepared for three big games to complete their World Cup title defence by thumping Malawi 74-25 in Liverpool.


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With all eyes on Serena, Halep keeps her composure to win Wimbledon

Simona Halep didn't think about the score, her opponent or the stakes. That mindset helped her beat Serena Williams in the Wimbledon final.

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How many chances does Serena have left to break the record?

Williams is still great, but her aura is diminished after a third consecutive loss in a Slam final.

Netball World Cup

Diamonds overwhelm Barbados at World Cup

Australia have lifted their intensity at the Netball World Cup to record a 91-22 blowout win over Barbados in Liverpool.

Aussie Diamonds continue Cup domination

Australia have effortlessly cleared the second hurdle of netball World Cup defence by thrashing a valiant Zimbabwe 73-37 in England.

Diamonds sparkle at start of Cup defence

Australia's defence of netball's World Cup has opened in ominous style in England, with the Diamonds hammering minnows Northern Ireland 88-24 in Liverpool.

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