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  • Brett Fruend joins Queanbeyan Tigers 200 club

    17 August 2018 12:40 AM 6

    "I reckon the penny dropped somewhere along the way, because he turned up one pre-season and all of a sudden he was a running machine. "He’d gone from the back of the group to the front of the group in a reasonably short period of time. I’d seen him through that summer running the streets, and I reckon that became the foundation for his football, for his ability

  • Steven Lowy to quit as FFA chairman

    16 August 2018 10:03 PM 5

    The A-League clubs and their supporters want more of a say in the running of the game - including the election of FFA board members - and want to have the national competition run independent of FFA, however FFA believe their greater involvement would compromise key issues such as grassroots funding, for example. FIFA have apppointed a Congress Review

  • NBL heads to Nine in new broadcast deal

    16 August 2018 8:45 PM 5

    Nine will also simulcast its live games on the 9Now online service and has secured the digital catch-up rights to show replays of all NBL games throughout the season regardless of what network they are broadcast on. The league has yet to finalise what it will do with its NBL TV app, which showed all games live and on replay, for a monthly subscription

  • Waller says Winx could still be getting better

    16 August 2018 10:32 AM 5

    “There’s a chance, there’s a chance that she could be better than ever,” he said. “It’s almost impossible for a horse to get better than Winx is but there is a chance. He has a keen eye for his champion and is looking for a reason she shouldn't race on. But there is no sign of that and jockey Hugh Bowman believes she is ready to make it a seventh group

  • Wallaroos rookie Georgia O'Neill set to shine on the big stage

    16 August 2018 8:43 AM 5

    O'Neill joins Emily Chancellor, Atasi Lafai, Crystal Maguire and Mhicca Carter as run-on debutants with Darryl Wickliffe, Melissa Fatu, Alice Tonumaivao and Shanice Parker looking to earn a maiden cap from the bench. "We’ve had a really excellent build up to our first match of 2018 and the team is chomping at the bit to get out there and play some rugby

  • All eyes on us: WNBL nears free-to-air TV deal

    16 August 2018 7:31 AM 3

    The WNBL is edging closer to striking a free-to-air television deal in a massive boost to the league's profile as Basketball Australia looks to capitalise on the rapid rise of female sport. It comes as Channel Nine inks a deal with the NBL to screen two live games each week as part of a three-year partnership with the league, helping to fill the void left by cricket

  • Jockey airlifted to The Alfred in coma after horse rolls on top of him

    16 August 2018 4:54 AM 6

    A Victorian jockey is in a critical condition with head injuries after a fall during trackwork at Ballarat on Thursday morning. Jockey Anthony Boyd has been airlifted to Melbourne following a fall just before 9am. Early reports indicate Boyd was riding a horse when it stumbled and dislodged him before falling on top of him. It is understood Boyd was in an induced

  • Canberra Olympic to meet rivals in premiership showdown

    16 August 2018 12:53 AM 6

    Canberra Olympic have made a statement to keep their Canberra premier league title hopes alive and inadvertently set up a premiership play-off. Olympic thrashed the Cooma Tigers 7-0 in a rescheduled clash at the AIS on Wednesday night to set up a premiership-deciding showdown with arch-rivals Canberra FC. The stunning victory over the third-placed Tigers

  • You can simply join the dots about New Zealand's next coach

    15 August 2018 10:52 AM 6

    Which is interesting, given that Taurua still has another year on her contract with Lightning, who are adamant that she has committed to them until at least the end of next year. A distinct possibility is that Taurua will do both. Which brings me to my next point. Announced in the Silver Ferns squad was none other than Laura Langman. The last we saw of Langman

  • Kookaburras goalkeeper Andrew Charter named in Canberra Lakers

    14 August 2018 8:51 AM 8

    International hockey veteran Andrew Charter will rejoin the Canberra Lakers for their Australian Hockey League campaign in October after a 22-man squad was named on Tuesday. Goal-keeper Charter, who has played 150 games for Australia, will headline the squad which also includes Olympian Glenn Turner and national development squad player James Day. Hockey