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Valentino Rossi wins MotoGP race in Australia

MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi of Italy raises the winner's trophy as he celebrates after winning the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix at Phillip Island, Australia,  Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. Rossi won the race ahead of Jorge Lorenzo of Spain and Bradley Smith of Britain. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

PHILLIP ISLAND, Australia (AP) — Valentino Rossi of Italy won his sixth Australian Grand Prix MotoGP — and first since 2005 — when he claimed a 10-second victory over Spain’s Jorge Lorenzo on Sunday.

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Rugby league star Jarryd Hayne to try out for NFL

Jarryd Hayne stunned the rugby league world by quitting his long-time Australian club suddenly Wednesday to chase a dream of playing in the National Football League.

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