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Alastair Himmer

Alastair Himmer

    Rikako Ikee, who just turned 16, is ready to find happiness at Rio Olympics
    Rikako Ikee, who just turned 16, is ready to find happiness at Rio Olympics
    Japanese schoolgirl Rikako Ikee is set to make a big splash in Rio.
    David Beckham linked with move to Australia
    David Beckham linked with move to Australia
    David Beckham could be set to move to the A-League after Football Federation Australia (FFA) said they had been approached by his management.
    Emotional Murray cut down by razor sharp Raonic
    Emotional Murray cut down by razor sharp Raonic
    US Open champion Andy Murray was upset by Milos Raonic in the semi-finals of the Japan Open on Saturday, ending his defence of his Tokyo title.
    Djokovic destroys Murray in Melbourne final
    Djokovic destroys Murray in Melbourne final
    Novak Djokovic beat Andy Murray 6-4, 6-2, 6-3 to win his second Australian Open on Sunday, prolonging Britain's wait for male singles champion.
    Now call me Aussie Kim says champion Clijsters
    Now call me Aussie Kim says champion Clijsters
    Kim Clijsters said she had finally earned her nickname "Aussie Kim" after beating Li Na 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 to capture her first Australian Open.
    Clijsters crashes Cornet's birthday party
    Clijsters crashes Cornet's birthday party
    Third seed Kim Clijsters survived her first test of the Australian Open to beat Frenchwoman Alize Cornet 7-6, 6-3.
    Wallabies on the ropes as horror run continues
    Wallabies on the ropes as horror run continues
    Australia were struggling to paper over the cracks after suffering their seventh straight defeat by New Zealand in their Bledisloe Cup Test in Tokyo.
    Mitsubishi quit Dakar Rally to reduce costs
    Mitsubishi quit Dakar Rally to reduce costs
    Mitsubishi will pull out of cross-country rallying, including the Dakar Rally, which the Japanese team has dominated in recent years.
    Rooney fires United to Club World Cup glory
    Rooney fires United to Club World Cup glory
    Wayne Rooney's superb 73rd-minute strike gave 10-man Manchester United a 1-0 victory over Ecuador's LDU in the Club World Cup final on Sunday.
    United beat Gamba to reach Club World Cup final
    United beat Gamba to reach Club World Cup final
    Manchester United hit three goals in a pulsating five-minute spell to overpower Japan's Gamba Osaka 5-3 in their Club World Cup semifinal on Thursday.
    Fifa boss declares 2010 'Plan B' dead
    Fifa boss declares 2010 'Plan B' dead
    Fifa president Sepp Blatter squashed talk of ditching South Africa as 2010 World Cup hosts on Monday, insisting there was "no Plan B".