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The fifth test of this Ashes series commences later this week. Just thought we’d remind you, since you’ve probably moved on with your life by now. Unfortunately, it will mean nothing in the context of this series, since England has already claimed the Ashes in commanding fashion. We got dicked in England. It has been utterly…

Read More This Fifth Ashes Test Is Going To Feel Weird

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Last Sunday, The Public Apology’s Alasdair McClintock partook in the annual City2Surf in Sydney with roughly 80,000 other humans. It was his third year competing in the famous race – and possibly his last. Like many civilians, he struggled massively – both physically and mentally. Here, he describes what was going through his head during the painful…

Read More My Emotional Journey: One Man’s Effort To Run 14 Kilometres Sequentially

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Australian cricket is in crisis. It’s taken us all by surprise, although in retrospect, it shouldn’t have. It’s simply mirroring our decline as a society. When Darren Lehmann joined the Australian cricket team, he brought a sense of alphadom to the side. Lehmann was “taking back” Australia to the olden days. “Positive cricket” was the…

Read More Australia Can’t Alpha Their Way Out of This One

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I’m approaching my 30th birthday, which means I’m old enough to have witnessed the complete careers of dozens of athletes. Darren Lockyer, Braith Anasta, Andrew Johns. Jude Bolton and Chris Judd. I grew up watching these guys in their debut seasons, young, fresh-faced and full of hope. Now, I will watch their burgeoning media careers (albeit…

Read More The Inherent Sadness of Watching Michael Clarke Age In Front Of Your Very Eyes

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The National Basketball League has unveiled its new-look logo in a bid to re-engage nostalgic hoops fans ahead of the upcoming 2015-16 season. With its bold font and Clip Art-style ‘basketball’ image, the NBL is hoping to tap adult males between the age of 29 and 32, who can kinda remember the NBL during its heyday, according to an NBL spokesperson.…

Read More NBL Targets Nostalgic, Extremely Niche Market With Early 90s-Themed Rebrand