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  • Socceroos set up base camp in Kazan as Cup preparations intensify

    11 June 2018 8:55 AM 11

    The time for talking, training, preparation and assessment is almost done with the Socceroos now having touched down in Kazan for the opening game in the World Cup against France on Saturday. The team landed late on Sunday night, Australian time, and were scheduled to do a public training session at their home from home in Kazan at Trudovyne Rezeny

  • Gardner plunders tour century in Aboriginal XI win against NCC team

    11 June 2018 3:18 AM 9

    Aboriginal XI captain Ashleigh Gardner has blasted a powerful century to lead her side to a thumping win over a National Cricket Conference team in Derby. The NSW and Australian all-rounder produced an unbeaten 129 off just 71 balls in helping her side post a mammoth 4-199 off their 20 overs. In reply the NCC team managed just 5-62 with Zoe Fleming the pick of the bowlers

  • Horn insists he'll bounce back, but Mundine bout not on radar

    11 June 2018 3:01 AM 6

    Jeff Horn has felt worse. That's something at least. The morning after the night before, the former welterweight champion iced the 26 stitches across both eyes before emerging to say he's not done with as an elite fighter. On Saturday night, the former teacher had been given a harsh education by American Terence Crawford, who proved all sorts of points

  • Canberra Olympic hand Canberra FC first loss of the season

    10 June 2018 11:32 PM 6

    "We were good, really good, we had a plan we executed and for the first time in a long time we didn't have a spanner thrown in the works with an injury," Cachia said. "People said we couldn't win with those boys out but we used it as reason to play even better. "It was definitely our most complete performance of season, we knew what we were up against

  • Horn insists he has more to give after being schooled by Crawford

    10 June 2018 10:20 AM 7

    Jeff Horn insists he left the ring without his head buzzing but admits to hearing voices at stages during his loss to Terence Crawford. It was that of another Jeff, this time Fenech, urging him to do all the things he couldn't make happen at the MGM Grand. "I really wanted to press forward. I was even thinking in my head 'I can just imagine what Jeff Fenech

  • Daniel Arzani to rescue as Socceroos struggle to beat Hungary

    9 June 2018 11:53 PM 9

    Budapest: The hype surrounding Daniel Arzani appears to have been justified. With his first touches of the ball after coming on as a substitute, the highly rated teenager scored his first international goal and played a pivotal role in Australia's second as the Socceroos sealed a shaky 2-1 win over Hungary. A solo run, a long-range strike and a hint of generous

  • French Open: Simona Halep beats Sloane Stephens to break grand slam duck

    9 June 2018 4:27 PM 7

    Simona Halep was close to tears on Saturday after ending a long wait for herself and an even longer one for Romania by winning the French Open. The world number one, who had a reputation for collapsing when it mattered after losing three Grand Slam finals including two in Paris, finally put her hands on a major title after showing great determination

  • Tuggeranong United coach slams side despite 3-0 win

    9 June 2018 9:43 AM 11

    "I thought our attitude stunk, I thought technically we let ourselves down, I thought tactically we let ourselves down. "I thought we picked up some needless bookings, I’m not too happy at all." Rhinos coach Gabriel Abdula thought his side played well despite the scoreline and criticised the referee's game management. "If it wasn’t for the calls and the referee

  • From nightmare scenario to fairytale Derby win for Dark Dream

    9 June 2018 7:31 AM 11

    “He is going better when the races get longer, and a race like the Melbourne Cup is there for him in the spring.” Clark made a long sweeping run but had to run down the Darren Weir-trained Heavenly Thought, which had cut the corner and put a length on Dark Dream halfway down the straight. But Dark Dream ($4.20 fav) just kept finding to win by a short

  • HRNSW reveal rising stars for Nick Dewar memorial series

    9 June 2018 3:00 AM 10

    The future of the sport will once again be on show in the Nick Dewar Memorial Rising Stars series in the week leading up to Breeders’ Challenge day on July 1. Harness Racing NSW announced 10 drivers, led by last year’s winner Ellen Rixon, to complete in the series, which will have heats in Young, Bathurst, Bankstown and Newcastle at the end of the month