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13 November 2018 7:39 AM Smith the best $10,000 Australian Open organisers will spend

"I've worked hard back at home the last couple of weeks, just trying to prepare for this week. I really want this one. "It's a combination of winning the PGA last year and this is the last one to tick off in Australia. Open organisers have come under fire for not securing bigger names, especially perennial Australian summer pin-up Scott who was in Sydney 17

9 November 2018 4:02 AM Canberra powerlifter Liz Craven crowned new world champion

Craven has been Australia's top powerlifter for the past six years and has just won her first world championship after finishing on the podium the past two years. The 43-year-old won bronze in 2016 and silver in 2017 before her breakthrough performance in the United States last month. Craven began powerlifting after the birth of her daughter in 2011 and has risen 11

9 November 2018 3:04 AM Irish Derby and VRC Derby winners to clash in the Mackinnon Stakes

Irish Derby winner Latrobe will battle Saturday's VRC Derby winner Extra Brut in the Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington. It is the first time the VRC Derby winner has backed up in the weight-for-age classic in the same year with the opportunity only arising after the raced was moved to the final Saturday of the Flemington carnival in 2016. The previous two VRC Derby 12

5 November 2018 9:37 AM Meet Runaway, the horse who could bring the Melbourne Cup home

The pair began building the breeding operation on properties near Ceres, a town about 20 minutes out of Geelong, after Nigel's father Grant died in 2003. Mithen threw in his career in journalism to help, having his love of horses sparked when his late father Bill - who died 34 years ago on the Sunday just gone - woke Mithen and his brother Bill to watch 14

5 November 2018 4:00 AM Lean McEvoy hungry to Count himself among Cup greats

Cross Counter could be one of the most inexperienced Melbourne Cup winners in the race's history given he has only had seven career starts and was unraced when Rekindling surged to victory last year. Charlie Appleby's star missed a week of work with a setback at Werribee last month, but has shrugged off the complaint and has been well backed in Cup betting 9

2 November 2018 5:53 AM Masur labels Ellis a player to watch

Nicola Kuhn and Yoshihito Nishioka will contest the other semi, after Akira Santillan retired hurt (6-4 2-0) and Nishioka beat fellow countryman Yosuke Watanuki 6-3 6-2. In the women's quarters, Astra Sharma set up a showdown with Olivia Rogowska, after her 6-4 3-6 6-0 victory over Japan's Risa Ozaki. Rogowska was too strong for Frenchwoman Irina Ramialison 15

30 October 2018 11:18 AM Goodwin conjures magical double to sink Sky Blues in FFA Cup final

Goodwin had the chance to sign for Sydney in the off-season but instead returned to Adelaide, where he won the 2016 A-League grand final before a two-season stint in the Netherlands. The 26-year-old is now in his prime and could give the Socceroos an extra dimension at January's Asian Cup with his crafty left foot and his set-piece nous. The contest 11

30 October 2018 7:07 AM Jordan Thompson grinding his way up the rankings

"I mean seven finals, that's a lot, the most I've ever made in a year for sure. In 2016 I made four finals and won four but this year made seven and won two, different year but still pretty consistent." "There’s only one way to [rise up the rankings] and that's just chipping away. There are no easy games in tennis, everyone is a great player, the depth 9

28 October 2018 1:39 PM Vinales ends Yamaha's record winless streak in Philip Island MotoGP

Vinales, who won three of the first five races of last year before fading in the championship as Yamaha struggled to cope with Dovizioso’s surging Ducati and Marquez’s brilliance, was overcome with emotion after his fifth MotoGP victory, and his third podium in succession at Phillip Island after back-to-back third-place finishes in 2016 and 2017. ‘‘When 12

28 October 2018 9:27 AM Young Australians miss Fast5 final, claim third place

Australian captain Sam Poolman said she remained proud of her side who felt they were right in the hunt for the title as both their group losses were by tiny margins. Australia has often gone into the tournament with young players on the edge of the Diamonds squad, with the likes of Kate Moloney and Jo Weston playing in the competition before graduating 22