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5 June 2018 1:59 PM Canberra on radar to host first men's pro golf tournament in 20 years

The second-tier tour is used as a development step for emerging stars, and hosting it in Canberra would open the door for Australia's top players to compete for a share of the likely $350,000 prize pool. Royal Canberra hosted the women's Australian Open in 2013 as part of the city's centenary celebrations and the ALPG is working to lure some of the best female 6

5 June 2018 7:58 AM Kruse free to fly in new-look Socceroos attack

While Kruse is under strict instructions to mark zonally and form part of Australia's compact defensive phalanx when not in possession, van Marwijk has given him a lot more creative licence in attack. “We’re playing on the counter, but he also gives us the freedom to play football, build up from the back. He’s given the players lots of flexibility and more to take charge 10

14 May 2018 6:06 AM Canberra crowds disappear as Brumbies crash to frustrating loss

The Brumbies are in danger of recording their worst average crowd figures in 20 years. "It's really sad to be honest, as a rugby union person," said Brumbies coach Dan McKellar. "It was obviously a cold, damp evening. Everyone in this room and here tonight wants the game to be thriving. The reality is at the moment it isn't. "Our form is playing a part of that and I've got to front 20

18 April 2018 10:35 AM How Ben Simmons is dominating the NBA in quintessentially Aussie style

Cold-calling Mr Gaze, Brown was impressive enough to be given an interview, and was soon installed indeed as Lindsay Gaze’s assistant at the Melbourne Tigers, learning from The Master. Lindsay wanted humility not hubris; hard-work not hot-dogging; knuckling down, not noise. He wanted a team that was just that, filled with players who would work for each other 26

18 April 2018 1:47 AM Grening goes out with a gong

The ABL announced Grening as their pitcher of the 2017-18 season on Wednesday - almost exactly two months after he announced his retirement from professional baseball. Grening went out on a high, pitching the Cavalry to a game one victory over the Brisbane Bandits in the ABL championship series - although the Bandits went on to claim the Claxton Shield 36

7 April 2018 3:04 AM Marc Leishman looking to prove good guys do finish first at Masters

To sum up Marc Leishman, it's best to find a photo that pinged from mobile phone to mobile phone a couple of days after Adam Scott broke Australia's US Masters hoodoo in 2013. Leishman is a little out of focus, but it's clear he's pumping his fist. In the foreground is Scott, who has just rolled in the most clutch of clutch putts for birdie on the last hole of the last round 17

11 March 2018 1:53 AM Tiger Woods closes in on first win in almost five years

Whatever the outcome, Woods has left no doubt in his past two events that he is destined for further glory, as long as his body holds up and excitement for next month's Masters is going into overdrive. Swinging with a club head speed measured by laser as the fastest in the field on Saturday, he mixed power with precision on a day conducive to low scores 38

4 March 2018 7:12 AM Gerald Ryan wants to become the second most successful Black Opal Stakes trainer

"I certainly don't mind coming down to Canberra for the Black Opal and I'd like to try and win another but I've only got one entered this year," Ryan said. "Legend of Condor has taken a while to get fit but he ran well yesterday [Saturday] and I think he'll improve again next week. "Mark Zahra will ride him, the plan is try and get him into the Slipper 41

10 February 2018 7:48 AM The moment proving Canberra's Nick Winter belongs in Sheffield Shield cricket

"I was going to stop bowling but I said to Coops [captain Tom Cooper] 'we'll go one more' and we just really tried to target going full and straight," Winter said. "It's pretty obvious with the Dukes that they swing more so we just tried to target his stumps. He crunched the one before that so maybe he thought he could capitalise on those drives and lucky 9

9 February 2018 9:25 AM Champion Australian javelin thrower Jarrod Bannister dies

Australia's champion javelin thrower Jarrod Bannister has died suddenly overnight in the Netherlands. Bannister, who won gold in the javelin at the Delhi Commonwealth Games and was the national record holder, had been training and living in Holland with his girlfriend. Jarrod Bannister had won gold for Australia at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi, and held the national 29