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13 June 2018 10:18 AM Why France first up could be a blessing in disguise for Socceroos

Their other two victories came when they beat England 2-1 at the 2004 Euros, with both of France's goals coming in added time. Zinedine Zidane leveled in the 91st minute before scoring a penalty for the winner in the 93rd. France also beat Romania 2-1 at the 2016 Euros on home soil after Dimitri Payet scored an 89th-minute winner. France failed to score 11

8 June 2018 1:09 PM List of world's richest athletes is the same old story for women

Other female athletes to make the top 100 have generally been tennis players – in fact, last year eight of the top 10 female earners were tennis players. All grand slams offer equal prize money for the men's and women's draw. In 1971, tennis trailblazer Billie Jean King became the first female athlete to earn $100,000 for a single season in any sport 10

29 May 2018 8:20 AM There hasn't been a new tennis club built in Canberra since 1986

Tennis ACT boss Kim Kachel wants to capitalise on the "huge opportunity" to grow the sport in Canberra. "We’re very thankful for redevelopment here at Lyneham, it has provided showpiece facility for world-class tennis, which we've seen, but there's a real opportunity in our growth corridors," Kachel said. "There are areas across Canberra well below the national 26

3 May 2018 6:33 AM Forgotten Canberra junior on verge of top USA rugby prize

"Short-term I really want to give this professional comp a go," Feakes said. "I want to be a part of something new and exciting. The US has been referred to a lot as a sleeping giant of world rugby and I believe that’s true. So I want to be a part of growing the game here and waking that sleeping giant up so to speak." The Rudy Scholz award was started 22

26 April 2018 11:36 AM Valeri and Arnold have history: for one, the season will end Saturday

Arnold at the time was so impressed with the then Italian-based Valeri's skills that he dubbed him his ''Mini-Vinnie'' - a reference to then Socceroos stalwart Vince Grella, then the No.1 choice in the holding midfielder spot in the team. Valeri won't quite say it in so many words, but there is no doubt that he would love nothing more than to to end Arnold's 35

20 April 2018 7:32 AM Capital Football confirm potential move to Canberra Greyhound Club

Capital Football also explored an option to build a base at the AIS and has been working with the government to improve its facilities. Capital Football says limited facilities are limiting the growth of soccer in Canberra. There are 12,000 juniors in the capital and a total player base of 30,000. "Any discussion between the Capital Football Board and interested 32

20 April 2018 5:26 AM Spencer has healthy start to Rams in Canberra Raiders Cup

Born in Darwin, Spencer moved to Canberra when he was six months old and has come through the Raiders junior system, playing Harold Matthews in 2015 and SG Ball in 2016-17. Having already recovered from two torn anterior cruciate ligaments, the 18-year-old's 2017 was ruined by a shoulder and biceps injury along with osteitis pubis. While he'd like to work his way back into representative 26

13 April 2018 9:39 AM Finals series to give A-League a much-needed lift

The Sky Blues went through their annus mirabilis of 2016-17 losing only once, although their grand final triumph over Melbourne Victory was a close-enough thing as they required penalties to see off their Victorian rivals. But this season they have lost three times, showing even for a team that has been hailed as the best the A-League has seen, such lofty 27

12 April 2018 9:43 AM Single Gaze retired after being withdrawn from Sydney Cup

Popular mare Single Gaze has retired after being withdrawn from the Sydney Cup due to a lower than usual red blood cell count. Trained in Canberra by Nick Olive and ridden by Kathy O'Hara, the five-year-old finished second in last year's Caulfield Cup after finishing fourth in the Caulfield and Underwood Stakes during the spring. She finished down the track 27

11 April 2018 12:04 PM Paine rockets up CA pay charts with Smith and Warner suspended

The last time Smith or Warner were not on a CA contract list was in 2009 when Ricky Ponting was captain. Of the 20 players awarded deals, eight have not worn the baggy green. There were seven changes in total from last season, headlined by the returns of Paine and Shaun Marsh, while five players - Jhye Richardson, Kane Richardson and Andrew Tye, all-rounder 30