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15 March 2018 9:11 AM Usman Khawaja says he's not trying to prove he can be a road warrior

Cape Town: Usman Khawaja insists he feels no extra pressure to nail down the Australian No.3 position abroad as well as at home. The 31-year-old made his highest Test score outside Australasia during the second Test in Port Elizabeth, with a hard-fought 75 bettered only on foreign soil by his 140 against New Zealand in Wellington in 2016. Patient knock 12

12 March 2018 8:03 AM Snowboarder ends Australia's winter Paralympics gold medal drought

PyeongChang: Snowboarder Simon Patmore has broken through and won Australia’s first winter Paralympics gold medal in 16 years. The Queenslander has also entered a rare club, becoming the first man and the second person overall to win a medal at both summer and winter Paralympics. Patmore collapsed to the ground in jubilation after crossing the finish 18

8 March 2018 8:42 AM ACT Claycourt International #1 more than doubles its prizemoney to US$60,000

The ACT Claycourt International #1 has more than doubled its prizemoney and will stay a women's tournament from 2018 onwards in a major coup for tennis fans in the capital. The tournament has been promoted from US$25,000 to US$60,000 and increased its ranking points, with the ITF Pro Tour event set to draw some big names to Canberra this month. The ACT Claycourt 22

4 March 2018 4:34 AM Canberra swimmer Ben Treffers secures Commonwealth Games spot

Treffers moved to the Gold Coast at the end of 2016 for a fresh start after missing out on selection for the world championships - and the shift has worked wonders for his career as he weighs up his future. "A home Commonwealth Games, it's going to be an awesome time. I wouldn't want to be anywhere else and it's only good things to look forward to," Treffers 29

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Is boxing any longer acceptable as sport? Boxing in Australia probably peaked with Lionel Rose's world title, but that was 50 years ago this week. In the UK this week, light heavyweight Scott Westgarth died after a bout, which he won. Once, boxing was the "sweet science". Increasingly, that looks like sugar-coating. Boxing defended itself this week by saying 29

2 March 2018 5:54 AM World champion quartet to race at ACT rowing championships

Reigning world champion rowers are set to descend on Lake Burley Griffin for the ACT rowing championships beginning on Saturday. Australia's world champion men's four crew of Jack Hargreaves, Spencer Turrin, Alexander Hill and Joshua Hicks headline the two-day event featuring almost 600 rowers. The crew won world championship gold following their heroics 26

1 March 2018 9:09 AM Australian fans face wait until 2022 to see South Africa in Tests

The FTP and the schedule for the inaugural world Test championship is yet to be finalised, with a formal release not expected until at least April, however as it stands Australian spectators will have a long wait before seeing the Proteas in the longest form. Smith would be 33 by the time of the next series between the two sides in Australia, with India 21

27 February 2018 8:27 AM Ben Treffers ready to defend Commonwealth Games gold medal on Gold Coast

Ben Treffers has rediscovered his love of swimming on the Gold Coast, but the defending Commonwealth Games champion is weighing up his long-term future in the pool. Canberra swimmer Treffers moved to Queensland at the end of 2016 for a fresh start after missing out on selection for the world championships, despite winning the national 50-metre title 22

27 February 2018 12:11 AM Will three billboards ensure LeBron joins forces with Simmons?

According to ESPN, the 76ers cannot have anything to do with the billboards because of the NBA's tampering rules. Pennsylvania-based Power Home Remodeling bought the billboards, and will keep them up for three months. Raphael, the company's co-CEO, is not shy about his desire to see James in Philadelphia. "We're passionate about Philadelphia," Raphael 20

20 February 2018 10:03 AM Snowboarder Simon Patmore living the dream

Simon Patmore has for the past three years been travelling the world as a virtual professional alpine athlete. Snowboarder Simon Patmore is about to join a rare club of athletes to represent Australia at both Summer and Winter Paralympics. Throw in a Commonwealth Games gold medal – when his impairment category featured in the athletics program in Delhi 26