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  • Payouts to cyclists mount as more slip on resurfaced Goodwill Bridge

    19 March 2018 12:06 PM 3

    A department spokesman said it had obtained tests on the surface from a specialist company, Sliptest Australia, after the resurfacing works in September. “While the test results showed that the bridge surface has a ‘very low risk’ of contributing to a fall when wet, we are concerned by the fact there have been reports of incidents on the bridge since

  • Mitchell Starc under injury cloud ahead of third Test

    19 March 2018 10:17 AM 5

    "The footmarks were a bit uncomfortable, [33.4] overs in the first innings takes a bit of a toll on the body," Starc said after the second Test. "(I'm) all good, though. We've got a fair few days off to rest up and refresh mentally and physically and get ready for Cape Town." Losing Starc would be a sizeable blow for Australia, who were going onto the nect Test at an advantage

  • VRC faces fair work claim from former racing manager

    19 March 2018 8:47 AM 4

    The VRC also parted ways with their track manager Mick Goodie at the same time as Talty departed, just days ahead of the Australian Guineas meeting on March 3. The Melbourne Cup field has a limit of 24 with qualification criteria relating to the weight a horse is allocated and whether they have automatically qualified through winning ballot-free races

  • Tennis: Annerly Poulos bows out but growing at ACT Claycourt International

    19 March 2018 6:45 AM 4

    "She had two really good wins in the first two rounds and was highly competitive [on Monday] against a girl who is [almost] in the 400s," Larkham said. "It was a really good tournament for her. She's only just turned 15, so she's up around that No. 500 in the world level I think. That's a good sign and we are looking forward to another tournament next week here. "The matches

  • Champion cyclist Cavendish suffers horror crash in Milan

    18 March 2018 10:53 AM 5

    "He also has bruising and abrasions consistent with the scale of the crash as well as a possible ankle ligament injury that will require further assessment once he returns home on Saturday." Nibali though, the 2014 Tour de France champion, snatched the first of five top one-day races -- Milan-San Remo, Tour of Flanders, Paris-Roubaix, Liege- Bastogne-Liege

  • A 'dismal' slalom run costs Perrine, Farkasova misses gold medal sweep

    18 March 2018 8:21 AM 6

    “I had to take a step back and reassess and just know that it was make it or break it for the second one. I had to go out there and put something special there down and I was able to claw some time back, but not enough.” Perrine’s combined time of 1:55.07 was 1.59 seconds behind bronze medallist Millie Knight, of Great Britain. There was a boilover for the gold medal

  • She Will Reign uses William Reid Stakes as Championships preview

    18 March 2018 6:34 AM 7

    Gary Portelli will use Friday’s William Reid Stakes as the gauge to decide which race She Will Reign will target at next month's Championships in Sydney. Last year’s Golden Slipper winner has already been a group 1 winner at Moonee Valley against the older horses in the Moir Stakes and has pleased Portelli since her Oakleigh Plate failure. “She really

  • Canberra jockey John Kissick could be back in the saddle in July

    18 March 2018 5:29 AM 7

    "I'm looking forward to her getting up to the 2000m and she might furnish into a nice country cups horse next year." Cleary also has Constitutional in the three-year-old maiden plate (900m), Dundalk in the four-year-old and up maiden handicap (900m), Uncle Gerry in the benchmark 55 handicap (1460m), Mossy Girl in the class 1 and maiden plate (1600m) and Creative

  • Cricket ACT Lynne O'Meara Cup: Zoe Cooke hands Western District-UC title

    18 March 2018 5:08 AM 8

    Third Grade Sides Memorial Cup - QUEANBEYAN 9-153 (C Edgar 32, B Moore 32; M Willington 5-24, J Brandling 2-28) bt ANU 152 (C Warren 35, L Luchetti 28; A Mitton 4-34, V Bennett 3-16) at Neil Bulger Oval. Fourth Grade Ainslie District CC Cup - QUEANBEYAN 6-177 (MP O'Rourke 58, A Brunker 52*; A Devanathan 2-31, D Thomson 2-34) bt ANU 175 (D Thomson 40*, S Sorbello

  • Salah on way to Messi form: Klopp

    17 March 2018 11:30 PM 8

    Watford offered little aside from a dipping free-kick from Roberto Pereyra when they were already 3-0 down. The result never seemed in doubt after Salah opened the scoring in the fourth minute. Meanwhile Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur both eased into the semi-finals of the FA Cup soccer competition on Saturday. Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic