Shane Warne

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I had the privilege of watching Roger Federer live last week. He handsomely defeated Jo Wilfried-Tsonga in straight sets. He didn’t out-run him and didn’t out-hit him. Federer simply played a superior game of tennis, dishing out a PhD in tennis artistry that rendered Tsonga hapless, an afterthought. I wondered whether this was as close…

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Australia’s national treasure Black Caviar has been immortalised in a set of stamps designed to commemorate her twentieth consecutive win. And stamp enthusiasts are quietly confident that the superstar mare’s high profile will reinvigorate the flagging hobby, which has understandably faded in popularity since the post-depression era. The history of stamp collecting in Australia stretches all the way…

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