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15 June 2018 1:11 AM Myer abandons Birdcage marquee for Melbourne Cup Carnival

It's long been the place to be, and be seen, come Cup time but Myer's long-running Birdcage marquee will be scrapped for the 2018 Melbourne Cup Spring Racing Carnival. Supermodel Jennifer Hawkins, singer Natalie Imbruglia, and superstar sprinter Usain Bolt are just some of the celebrity guests to have frequented the Birdcage marquee, one of the main contenders 12

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 9

13 June 2018 11:01 PM Arzani sticks by Nike despite the company withdrawing boots to Iran

Socceroos' starlet Daniel Arzani will continue to honour his contract with Nike despite the sports manufacturer refusing to supply Iranian players with football boots for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The American company withdrew its supply of football gear to the Iranian players and the Iran national team, adhering to president Donald Trump's trade 14

11 June 2018 1:45 PM Greenberg's diplomacy disguises battle for eyeballs with AFL

After all, the two codes were on a war footing when the NRL scheduled the 2018 Origin series. The NRL couldn’t trust the AFL not to schedule blockbuster matches in Melbourne over the June 22-24 weekend, leading to the Sunday night Origin match. Instead, the second match will be played at Homebush and the NRL has made it a standalone fixture, with no club games 7

9 June 2018 11:53 PM Daniel Arzani to rescue as Socceroos struggle to beat Hungary

Budapest: The hype surrounding Daniel Arzani appears to have been justified. With his first touches of the ball after coming on as a substitute, the highly rated teenager scored his first international goal and played a pivotal role in Australia's second as the Socceroos sealed a shaky 2-1 win over Hungary. A solo run, a long-range strike and a hint of generous 9

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 2

5 June 2018 2:10 PM Tonight I'm looking forward to Sydney's other red v blue grudge match

Tonight’s the night. I know, like me, many of you will have been looking forward to this evening for a while now. Anticipating the drama, getting dressed for the occasion, maybe raising a glass or two. Yes it’s the showdown between two great rivalries again: blue versus red. Not the maroons. I’m not talking about that annual grudge match between NSW and Queensland 5

5 June 2018 9:18 AM Canberra Cavalry grouped in new Australian Baseball League division

The Canberra Calvary will join a newly formed northeast division alongside the Brisbane Bandits, Sydney Blue Sox and a New Zealand team as part of an Australian Baseball League rejig. The ABL has added an international flavour to the 2018-19 season, with the Cavalry to play against a team from New Zealand and one from Korea when the competition re-launches 5

2 June 2018 6:00 AM Socceroos may have discovered their long-term captain in Sainsbury

Jedinak, will retain his captaincy for the Socceroos 2018 World Cup campaign and lead the country in Russia as he did four years ago in Brazil. However, at 33 there is speculation the 2019 Asian Cup in January may be Jedinak's last international tournament and van Marwijk's lasting legacy could be identifying his heir apparent. It's not just his ability 14

1 June 2018 10:34 AM National Capital Rally only on this week thanks to a Canberra business

The company which saved the National Capital Rally from the brink of collapse collapse say they didn't do it for commercial gain, but to preserve Canberra's culture. After a decade-long hiatus, the NRC made a triumphant return to Canberra last year but was set to be dumped again for financial reasons. An 11th-hour sponsorship deal with Canberra IT firm Netier