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  • Haas boosts Tour de France hopes with second podium

    15 June 2018 8:43 AM 12

    Canberra's Nathan Haas continues to stake a claim for Katusha-Alpecin's Tour De France team with his second podium of the nine-day Tour de Suisse. Haas finished 10 seconds behind stage six winner Soren Kragh Andersen - from Michael Matthews' Team Sunweb - on Friday, to go with his third-placed finish on stage two. Australia's Richie Porte extended his overall

  • Westcott hopes Canberra move kick starts NRL career

    15 June 2018 8:29 AM 12

    "I signed with Canberra about five weeks ago just before I moved down and I was previously living in Penrith for a year and a bit, but I'm loving it down here," Westcott said. "In the system there [at Penrith] for a little while through [Harold Matthews Cup] and SG Ball junior reps and into 20s this year and played a few games early on. Down here and I'm loving

  • Silverware on the line in double-edged Capital Football final

    15 June 2018 7:26 AM 12

    United centre back Jack Green reiterated the excitement of his coach about playing against FC as they are a "traditionally strong side" who started the season well. "It is not every year you get to play in a grand final, we have got a lot of young boys and a mix of experience players as well, we are all very excited for the grand final," Green said. With an "inevitable"

  • Myer abandons Birdcage marquee for Melbourne Cup Carnival

    15 June 2018 1:11 AM 13

    It's long been the place to be, and be seen, come Cup time but Myer's long-running Birdcage marquee will be scrapped for the 2018 Melbourne Cup Spring Racing Carnival. Supermodel Jennifer Hawkins, singer Natalie Imbruglia, and superstar sprinter Usain Bolt are just some of the celebrity guests to have frequented the Birdcage marquee, one of the main contenders

  • Conor McGregor: 'I regret my actions' in Barclays Center melee

    14 June 2018 9:52 PM 14

    UFC star Conor McGregor appeared Thursday morning in a Brooklyn courtroom, where a prosecutor said "there are plea negotiations" to resolve criminal charges connected to the fighter's involvement in a Barclays Center melee in April. In proceedings that lasted about a minute, Judge Raymond Rodriguez said the case against McGregor and co-defendant and teammate

  • Lauren Jackson pays tribute to 'beautiful friend' Anne Donovan

    14 June 2018 10:42 AM 13

    Jackson took to Instagram to post a series of photos including Donovan from their time together in Seattle, with one of the highlights a shot of the pair kissing the WNBA trophy in 2004. "She started coaching me in 2003 and we just became friends straight away," Jackson said. "On court she did a lot of extra work with me on my inside game, and off the court

  • Cahill's 'priceless' chance to join the immortals of the game in Russia

    14 June 2018 10:09 AM 13

    Cahill says he is not looking past Australia’s opener in Kazan. Asked whether he would retire from international football, or from the game itself after the tournament, he was adamant that nothing except the game against France mattered at this point in his World Cup preparations. Cahill said he had no regrets about walking out from A-League club Melbourne

  • Handling expectation the next challenge for Swifts, says coach

    14 June 2018 10:03 AM 11

    Sunday's clash against the Lightning is part of a run of six games out of seven being played by the Swifts in the Harbour City in the middle stretch of their Super Netball schedule, prior to the last three rounds of competition, which are all away from home. A trip to Brisbane to take on the Queensland Firebirds next week precedes a run of three straight

  • Nabbout in the box seat to spearhead Australia's attack against France

    14 June 2018 7:39 AM 12

    However, it's not just the Dutchman who has publicly recognised the threat of Nabbout, but France coach Didier Deschamps. The former World Cup-winning captain singled out the strength and aggression of Nabbout as one of Australia's main attacking weapons, despite likely not knowing anything about the forward just three months ago. "To be recognised by him is pretty

  • Keely Froling relishing life outside her comfort zone

    14 June 2018 7:12 AM 11

    Keely Froling knew she had to step outside her comfort zone when one of her best friends went down with an anterior cruciate ligament tear. The Canberra Capitals Academy were dealt a cruel blow when Kate Gaze tore her ACL but 22-year-old Froling rose to the occasion - so much so that she is being touted as a SEABL most valuable player candidate