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23 September 2018 12:24 PM Don't panic yet about European sprinters plundering Aussie races

That European bred bluebloods are simply classier animals than those produced in this hemisphere? That a trainer like Newmarket based Appleby, backed by the vast riches of the Godolphin Empire, has the resources to be as good or better than the Aussies when it comes to preparing sprinters? Hometown hero: Trainer Charlie Appleby claimed his first English 6

20 September 2018 10:18 AM Seachange proved career changing for ‘The Doyler’

When a jockey has already ridden a slew of group 1 winners, enjoyed classic success and been the regular partner of a real top-liner such as European champion 1600-metre horse Kingman, it’s hardly appropriate to label his current successful season as a breakthrough year. But for top English rider James Doyle 2018 is, if not a breakthrough campaign, then one when he has really 11

18 September 2018 2:31 AM Who would you pick as Canberra's sporting champion for 2018?

Who would you pick as Canberra's best: Josh Papalii or David Pocock? Keely Small or Nick Kyrgios? Kelsey-Lee Roberts or Ellie Carpenter? Para shot-putter Cameron Crombie and Raiders skipper Jarrod Croker are past winners and Canberra Milk has added a $5000 incentive this year to encourage school children to vote. Voting for the people's sporting champion 9

17 September 2018 8:00 AM Short on star power, but Leishman defends World Cup of Golf field

Marc Leishman doesn't expect the fact not one player in the world's top 20 will travel for the World Cup of Golf to dimish the US$7 million tournament, which is likely to have his Australian pairing with Cameron Smith pegged as favourites. Leishman, the world No.22, is set to be the highest ranked player to contest the teams-based event at Melbourne's 14

15 September 2018 2:39 AM Emily Tapp sets sights on Paralympic Games gold

Another gold medal and a plate full of pancakes later, paratriathlete Emily Tapp has set her sights on finally becoming a Paralympian. The Canberra-based athlete won gold in the ITU world paratriathlon grand final on the Gold Coast on Saturday, marking a successful comeback from bilateral half-tunnel release surgery on her wrists. Now the Commonwealth 10

13 September 2018 6:25 AM Ben Simmons knows he's a point guard, doesn't care who disagrees

In both modes, Simmons has playmaking ratings high enough to bring up the ball and create for his teammates. Last season Simmons played 81 games, two play-off series and finished fifth in the NBA in assists with 8.2 per game, one place above celebrated point guard Chris Paul and other stars like Damian Lillard, Ricky Rubio and Kyrie Irving. Simmons spoke 18

9 September 2018 11:59 PM Djokovic legend continues to grow following US Open triumph

Novak Djokovic has drawn level with American great Pete Sampras with the third-most men's grand slam singles titles following a straight-sets victory over Juan Martin del Potro in the US Open final at Flushing Meadows. Djokovic's 14th major title, which follows his victory at Wimbledon earlier this year, leaves him trailing only contemporaries Roger 20

7 September 2018 1:50 AM Bears coach looks for fairytale finish in George Tooke

"But if my information is right, it's also Chris's last game in charge of Crookwell so he's also probably looking for a fairytale ending. One of us will get it." This time they're up against a highly fancied Crookwell side boasting Picker brothers Joe and Ben. Joe played 121 NRL games for the Canberra Raiders and South Sydney, while Ben played for the Raiders 19

3 September 2018 11:26 PM Controversial quarterback Colin Kaepernick stars in Nike anniversary campaign

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been chosen as one of the faces of Nike's 30th anniversary 'Just Do It' campaign. Kaepernick, who has been under contract with Nike since 2011, is an intriguing choice to help lead the campaign since he is involved in an ongoing legal dispute with the NFL, one of Nike's biggest business partners 27

2 September 2018 6:52 AM Canberra FC can create history over the next fortnight

Canberra FC can make history over the next fortnight and give themselves a crack at a rare quadruple. They'll complete the treble if they defeat Canberra Olympic in the premier league grand final on Saturday, after already clinching the league and Cup. Then seven days later FC have the chance to become the first team from Canberra to win at the National 24