Boomers by Brazil thumped in Rio 2016 warm-up

Brazil have beaten Australia's Boomers 96-67 in an Rio 2016 Olympic Games warm-up contest in Sao Paulo.

Cowboys wait on Thurston fitness

North Queensland captain Johnathan Thurston is in the mix to play in Saturday's NRL blockbuster against Melbourne despite a low-grade hamstring injury.

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Ricciardo admits rain is his only hope

Daniel Ricciardo doesn't believe Red Bull are likely to challenge Mercedes for a Formula One race win until the Singapore Grand Prix, unless it rains.

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Eels' Arthur resigned to losing Foran

Parramatta coach Brad Arthur admits star Kieran Foran has all but played his final game in the blue and gold after requesting a release from the club.

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