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  • Everest betting suspended after barrier draw conducted in private

    9 October 2018 2:16 AM 11

    Betting had to be suspended from noon on Tuesday to avoid any perceived integrity risk, and Racing NSW stewards will advise wagering operators when they may recommence betting on the $13 million race on Tuesday night. BetEasy had Trapeze Artist, Vega Magic and defending champion Redzel as $7 equal favourites when betting was suspended. Controversy has raged

  • Australian Open prizemoney hits $60 million

    9 October 2018 1:52 AM 10

    Tennis Australia also announced that the new players' pod, with its world class training, treatment and dining facilities, will be available. Entry level prices for Rod Laver Arena have been reduced to $62, and the price of a ground pass was frozen at $49 for 2019. The Minister for Sport, Tourism and Major Events, John Eren, said the government had invested

  • Klemke sees both Demons and Angels in AFL mid-season draft

    8 October 2018 8:22 AM 12

    Canberra Demons coach Kade Klemke is torn. Super excited for his players, but not excited at the prospect of trying to replace a key player mid-season. The AFL will introduce a mid-season rookie draft next year about round 10, which this year was at the end of May, which will see AFL clubs able to plunder second-tier competitions like the NEAFL

  • Twin tears: Fogarty sisters share the comeback trail

    8 October 2018 8:17 AM 7

    The twins both had surgery one day apart a fortnight ago and are now on the long road to recovery. "My first thought was they would take my scholarship away," Georgia said. "But my coach has been super supportive about everything, letting me go back over to the US and do my rehab over there so I’m really grateful for that. "Going through it the first

  • Comets in commanding position against Queensland

    8 October 2018 7:15 AM 10

    The ACT/NSW Country Comets are in a commanding position at the end of the opening day of their Futures League clash against Queensland. They skittled Queensland for just 119, with former Australian quick Trent Copeland leading the way with 3-27, and then cruised to 0-161 at stumps to already hold a 42-run first-innings lead at Manuka Oval on Monday

  • Two Kings: AFL great Paul Roos teams up with Andrew Gaze

    8 October 2018 7:00 AM 10

    As Andrew Gaze coached his Sydney Kings against NBA club LA Clippers recently there was a familiar sporting figure sitting behind the bench: AFL premiership coach Paul Roos. Following the AFL grand final, Roos had flown to Honolulu to consult with Gaze whom he and his company Performance by Design are helping improve the leadership and culture at the Kings

  • Don't Give A Damn peaking for The Kosciuszko

    8 October 2018 5:46 AM 12

    Danny Williams gave up on getting Kosciuszko slots for She Knows and Highway Sixtysix after watching Don’t Give A Damn work at Goulburn on Saturday morning. The $6 third favourite flowed around Goulburn leaving Williams declaring it's the best he has had him in his career. “I was talking to the slot owner about a replacement for Kopi Luwak, and She Knows

  • The Everest, Caulfield Guineas to be split to avoid scheduling farce

    8 October 2018 5:32 AM 13

    The Melbourne Racing Club is likely to run their four group 1s between races six and nine, which will include a 50-minute gap between events either side of The Everest. The Caulfield Stakes is favoured to be run 20 minutes after The Everest. "We appreciated the spirit and co-operation in which the talks took place and I think we've come up with the best outcome

  • Canberra Para shooter Scottie Brydon claims world title

    8 October 2018 4:24 AM 7

    Canberra's Scottie Brydon is the inaugural world champion after winning the first ever running of the Para trap shoots championships in Italy on the weekend. Brydon took out the PT1 title in Lonato on Saturday, adding his world crown to go with his first place at the World Cup event in France last month and a second in the United Arab Emirates World

  • Canberra cycling star Michael Matthews looks for hat-trick in Italy

    8 October 2018 1:07 AM 8

    Canberra cycling star Michael Matthews will look to keep his winning streak going in Italy after back-to-back wins in Canada. Matthews is Team Sunweb's hope for victory if the Tre Valli Varesine comes down to a bunch sprint on Tuesday. The Netherland's Wilco Kelderman and Sam Oomen were their options in a breakaway. Matthews won both the Grand Prix Cycliste