Netflix doco reveals what fans have always known — cheerleaders are tougher than footballers

By Emma Jane Updated January 19, 2020 09:40:53 External Link: The only thing more brutal than their workouts are the stories of adversity and triumph behind the athletes themselves. Cheerleaders are nothing but bimbo garnish on the sidelines of football games, right? Wrong. Contrary to the sexist stereotype of cheerleader-as-a-sort-of-slutty-human-parsley, Netflix’s new docuseries Cheer reveals […]

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Thunder win by four runs despite scoring 48 fewer than the Sixers, but that’s life under Duckworth-Lewis

Updated January 19, 2020 10:13:12 Photo: Watching umpires looking at their watches until the deadline passes is not the most thrilling way to end a cricket match. (AAP: Dan Himbrechts) Debate over how best to adjudicate and abridge rain-affected Twenty20 cricket matches has been reignited after a sodden Sydney Big Bash League derby. Key points: […]

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