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  • The who, what, where, when and how of the FFA board election

    16 November 2018 10:23 AM 62

    Who's stepping down? Chairman Steven Lowy and Joseph Healy are resigning, while the two-year terms of appointed directors Simon Hepworth and Chris Nikou have expired. Who's staying put? Kelly Bayer Rosmarin and Crispin Murray, who were elected alongside Lowy at the 2015 AGM, are the only remaining incumbents and both still have a year to serve – although

  • Top 10 priorities for the new FFA board to tackle

    16 November 2018 10:18 AM 39

    Two FFA directors will be part of the 'New Leagues Working Group' that will put forward a plan by the end of March to spin off the A-League from federation control. Get this right and it could turbo-charge the sport. Fail, and it could be fatal. FFA is said to be in a huge financial hole and it won't get any better in the short-term, with Lowy-aligned

  • CAS upholds former Cavalryman Aaron Sloan's four-year ban

    16 November 2018 7:35 AM 38

    ASADA's statement said ice was a stimulant that could speed up parts of the body and the brain, increase alertness and reduce fatigue. "The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority today acknowledged the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s appeal division to confirm the decision by Baseball Australia to impose a four-year ban on athlete Aaron

  • Smith confident of staging another late Open charge

    16 November 2018 6:47 AM 35

    Cameron Smith, the early Australian Open favourite, will look to take full advantage of the fresh greens early Saturday and stage another late charge at the Australian Open. Just as he motored home in the Open two years ago to force a play-off with Jordan Spieth - not to mention belted a blazing final-day 66 at the US Masters earlier this year - Smith

  • Poor pitch sees international switched from Ballymore to QSAC

    16 November 2018 5:20 AM 33

    The Taeguk Warriors have been training at Perry Park in the lead-up to Saturday's match against the Socceroos at Suncorp Stadium, which is expected to attract a crowd of up to 40,000 people. It would be fair to say South Korea v Uzbekistan would not bother the turnstyles quite so much, but with about 2500 Korean fans in town for their match against the Socceroos

  • 'Strikes integrity a bit': R&A called to rule on Colsaerts penalty

    16 November 2018 5:16 AM 40

    Australian Open organisers consulted The R&A in the middle of the night in Europe for guidance on the Colsaerts decision, which eventually cleared the Belgian of any wrongdoing. The series of events started when Colsaerts earlier called the group's rules officials to inspect the bunker at the first hole after his first wedge attempt failed to clear the lip, the ball rolling

  • Summer specialist Red Excitement ready to shine at Rosehill

    16 November 2018 4:05 AM 15

    Gerald Ryan has given up on winning a big Randwick mile with Red Excitement, rather honing his summer campaign around the 2000-metre mark that has proved to be successful in the past couple of years. The nine-year-old, who famously gave Winx's one of her biggest scares when he opened up a huge break in the 2017 Chelmsford Stakes before, like all others

  • Canberra mountain bikers trade Switzerland for Stromlo

    16 November 2018 12:49 AM 16

    Stromlo is a long way from Switzerland but it's the next best thing for two Canberra teenagers chasing a podium on the world stage. Canberra Off-Road Cyclists are set to host the ACT State XCO Championship at Stromlo Forest Park on Sunday November 25. Teenage duo Zoe Cuthbert and Corey Smith will race in the junior category having already represented

  • I don't need to feed on conflict any more: Kohli

    15 November 2018 9:48 PM 14

    "We understand within the group what we need to work on. It's up to the individuals to take ownership of that responsibility and the things that are explained, that are laid out as expectations from team culture point of view," Kohli said. "That can only be achieved when individuals go and work on those things. "There were a lot of things we sat down and discussed

  • 'Legs like jelly': Davis' Open defence stalls after nervous start

    15 November 2018 8:42 AM 14

    "I was trying really hard, probably a little bit too hard. I was a little bit nervous obviously. As soon as I heard my name on the first tee the legs were a little bit like jelly and I tried a little too hard probably. "I was fine up until that point and it's something I need to get used to I guess. Other than that start I played a pretty good round