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  • Relaxed Australian Open champion Davis craving his major debut

    18 July 2018 10:18 AM 2

    In the middle of a dry British summer, Tiger Woods summed up Carnoustie best. Having had a couple of looks at the brown, almost dusty layout which will host The Open, golf's ultimate needle man quipped "the fairways are faster than the greens". The last time the Claret Jug was on offer at a course as rain-starved as this, Woods won back in 2006. He used his driver

  • What comes next as netball legends leave?

    18 July 2018 6:27 AM 5

    Taken by itself, Layton’s retirement is a blow. Taken together with last week’s announcement by former Diamonds captain Geitz, the sport faces a future without two of its biggest stars. Looking forward, netball has a two-fold challenge to face in filling key roles both on and off court. First to on-court business. Geitz and Layton are easily the best two goal keepers

  • Canberra Demons midfielder Jarrod Osborne earns rising star nod

    18 July 2018 5:52 AM 5

    Canberra Demons midfielder Jarrod Osborne has been earmarked as a star of the future after a breakout performance against Redland last week was rewarded with a NEAFL rising star nomination. Osborne is the fifth Canberra player to be nominated for the award this season, starring against Redland with 24 disposals, 10 tackles, one goal and nine most valuable

  • Dockers make pitch to GWS star as big man stocks dwindle

    18 July 2018 1:09 AM 5

    Sandilands, 35, had not been expected to be available to return after a three-week absence but is tipped to make a late bid for selection if Darcy fails any fitness tests this week. With West Coast restricted free agent Jeremy McGovern still firmly in Dockers recruiting sights, it has emerged that Lobb has been targeted as a saviour to Fremantle's need for a forward

  • Tim Cahill's top ten moments: the greatest Socceroo that almost wasn't

    17 July 2018 11:45 AM 6

    1 Cahill made his debut for the Australian national team on 30 March 2004 in a friendly against South Africa - his first of a total of 107 senior appearances. Later that year he would finish second-highest scorer at the 2004 OFC Nations Cup, his competitive debut a precursor to his six goals. 2 Success in the OFC Nations Cup put Australia on the path to the World

  • Day's short game can make him a contender at 'Carnasty', says Watson

    17 July 2018 10:26 AM 5

    ‘‘There is very little margin for error when you are going for a major and putting in that preparation, being comfortable and confident in your short game is vital. Jack Nicklaus always said that he won so many titles by out-preparing the other players, it sounds simple but that is imperative. Especially when you are playing on a course that you are not familiar

  • Canberra Demons' Mitchell Maguire leads NEAFL MVP race

    17 July 2018 7:23 AM 6

    Canberra Demons star Mitchell Maguire has regained the lead in the NEAFL most-valuable-player race on the back of his team's seventh straight win. Maguire picked up five votes in the Demons' dominant 40-point victory over last-placed Redland on Saturday. The 20-year-old has 63 votes, leap-frogging Aspley co-captain Matthew Playne (60), who didn't poll at all in the last round

  • Capitals pair developing sturdy partnership ahead of WNBL season

    17 July 2018 7:03 AM 7

    Rocci has been enjoying her time at Diamond Valley, who sit seventh on the ladder, especially teaming up with Scherf. Scherf leads the SEABL for average rebounds (13.9), while she's also fourth in the league for average points (22.3). "It's been really good I love playing with Loz, she's a great big to lob the ball up to, which is pretty cool, but yeah it's been really

  • Boomers, Philippines could know brawl penalties soon

    17 July 2018 5:59 AM 5

    Boomers NBL stars Chris Goulding, Jason Cadee and Nathan Sobey were also on court when the brawl started but it appeared they did little to warrant penalties although they could face a penalty for "participating", even unwillingly, in the brawl. Both reigning NBL champions Melbourne United and Andrew Bogut’s Sydney Kings have started announcing their

  • Usain Bolt to start A-League trial for the Central Coast Mariners: reports

    16 July 2018 8:38 PM 7

    Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt is in talks to start a trial run as a soccer player on the Central Coast, according to reports. The eight-time Olympic gold medalist is currently negotiating with the Central Coast Mariners to take part in a six-week trial that could see him signed for a full season, according to News Corp. The 31-year-old champion sprinter