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16 July 2018 8:38 PM Usain Bolt to start A-League trial for the Central Coast Mariners: reports

Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt is in talks to start a trial run as a soccer player on the Central Coast, according to reports. The eight-time Olympic gold medalist is currently negotiating with the Central Coast Mariners to take part in a six-week trial that could see him signed for a full season, according to News Corp. The 31-year-old champion sprinter 7

15 July 2018 9:09 AM Horn quick to suggest rematch after Pacquiao's title win

Another one of the welterweight title holders, like Errol Spence or Keith Thurman, would also be a high-rating fight, but someone like Spence, who is rated the second-best in the division behind Crawford, might also be a bridge too far for Pacquiao given his stopping power. Given the immense controversy about the result of the Pacquiao-Horn fight, a second 7

1 July 2018 9:07 AM Serena Williams ready to deliver again at Wimbledon

‘‘She knows the platform she has is so incredibly enormous,’’ said Rene Stubbs, an Australian on the tour when Williams started playing who has watched her game, and her personality evolve. It may also help, Stubbs said, that her husband co-founded Reddit, a website that is all about communication. So whether it is about her family or her own experience 9

24 June 2018 5:41 AM NSW could be the winners in bookies' fee hike stoush

Corporate bookmakers are set to offer more promotions for punters on Sydney and NSW meetings after the recent race fields fee and point of consumption tax hikes, which have left NSW the least-taxed racing product in the country. Big bookmaking firms are ready to abandon Victorian racing. Crownbet only offered bonus bet promotions on Randwick races 9

23 June 2018 1:00 PM AFL v soccer: A pitch battle for numbers

Each sport has its own turf and knows where it can and can’t compete. The Socceroos at the World Cup are impregnable. If they make footy seem smaller and parochial, they also tap into the fabled cultural cringe, our desire to be relevant on the global stage. In the long haul, the global game has always been viewed as the greatest threat and most serious 11

20 June 2018 7:55 AM Single Gaze's shock move to join Winx and Waller

Olive found out the group 1 winner, who had accumulated more than $2.3 million in prizemoney, would continue racing after Waller went out of his way to call him himself. While the Waller stable declined to comment, they were sensitive to Olive and the previous owners' plight and vowed to put Single Gaze's welfare first. Waller's Australia's leading trainer 2

14 June 2018 6:00 AM Bloodlines: Snitzel extends reign as king of the stallions

Just one group1 event remains for the 2017-18 Australian racing season and the Chris Waller stable, aided by a huge contribution from wonder mare Winx, has produced another amazing 12 months. A total of 69 group1 races were programmed in the 12 months beginning August 1, 2017, finishing on Saturday week with the running of the group1 Tattersall’s Tiara 15

6 June 2018 7:38 AM James Sutherland: A career timeline

November 2014: Sutherland holds the fort following the tragic death of Phillip Hughes, struck by a bouncer in a Sheffield Shield match. August 2017: After a spiteful 12 month process, CA signs its new memorandum of understanding with players, which includes major benefits for female cricketers. March 2018: Captain Steve Smith, vice-captain David Warner 5

1 June 2018 6:27 AM Cup prizemoney soars beyond $7m, Cox Plate and Caulfield Cup to $5m

The Everest, held for the first time in 2017 at Randwick, is worth $13 million this year. But Racing Victoria's chief executive Giles Thompson said there was no contest. "These prizemoney increases are not related to the Everest,'' he said. "The Everest is a particular race, and a very successful race in what it does. People buy slots and that enables 2

30 May 2018 2:50 AM Danny Vukovic's 12-year journey to be part of the World Cup

Antalya: Since he was 21, the World Cup always seemed to be within reach of Danny Vukovic but the goalkeeper could never clinch it in his grasp. His first view of the tournament came in 2006, when he was invited by Guus Hiddink as a train-on member for the pre-tournament camp as one of the most promising young players at the time. He had a second shot in 2010 after 22