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17 August 2018 6:56 AM 'She's a hell of a horse.' Winx chases 26 as Black Caviar's connections cheer her on

On the same day Winx returns to racing aiming for her 26th consecutive win, the turf's other once in a generation galloper (yes, we've been lucky) Black Caviar will turn 12, having been born on August 18, 2006. It's a nice coincidence as the two superstars sit locked together, potentially for the last time, on 25 straight wins before Winx attempts to stretch 6

17 August 2018 12:40 AM Brett Fruend joins Queanbeyan Tigers 200 club

"I reckon the penny dropped somewhere along the way, because he turned up one pre-season and all of a sudden he was a running machine. "He’d gone from the back of the group to the front of the group in a reasonably short period of time. I’d seen him through that summer running the streets, and I reckon that became the foundation for his football, for his ability 6

4 August 2018 11:08 AM 'He'd be so good at it': Wheelchair rugby's bid to sign Alex McKinnon

“To be honest, playing wheelchair rugby is something people ask me about at every presentation I do,” said McKinnon, who suffered a serious spinal injury four years ago while playing for the Knights in an NRL match against Melbourne. “Throughout my rugby league career, I was quite selfish with the amount of time and dedication I had to put in because 22

4 August 2018 4:03 AM Arawang's Morrissey aims to retire on a grand final high

"It would be just the perfect ending to my netball career with Arawang," Morrisey said. "I’ve been playing with Arawang since I was about 13 or 14 years old so it would be really special to come and finish up on a win and say goodbye. "I think it’s just time for me to move on. The old body’s not handling it like it used to so to actually get the win would 19

27 July 2018 2:17 PM The sweet timing of Australia's latest track champion

When he broke the record in Monaco his training partner Peter Bol was sitting on his tail right to the line and also again came within a whisker of bettering the record time. Peter Bol, a Rio Olympian, was born in Sudan, fled to Egypt with his family and eventually were re-settled in Australia. Australia is the only life either of them have really known 15

27 July 2018 10:33 AM Record-breaking Deng has his sights set firmly on Tokyo glory

“Going into Monaco the pace I was set to go through the first lap was 49.5 seconds and he [the pacemaker] ended up going through in 48.9 seconds and I was like one point something seconds behind –I went through in 50.7 seconds – and I started making a move. “I knew it was fast and I just had to hold on, the last 200m I just kicked and I felt pretty good and I looked 14

13 July 2018 10:27 AM Sea change does wonders for Canberra mare Shezacraftsman

"I really don't know why, obviously they've just really clicked with our system, we've had a lot of joy and luck with broodmares, it's just a pretty good system with good staff. "They really didn't have much form at all and came over as maidens, but they've made big improvements and couldn't be going any better." Pepper confirmed Shezacraftsman will head to Sydney 14

12 July 2018 10:13 PM Conte 'disgusted' over his Chelsea sacking

Chelsea's bitter battle with Antonio Conte could take another twist -after the Italian was left "disgusted" over his sacking as the club put the finishing touches to Maurizio Sarri's appointment as their new head coach. Despite news of Conte's departure breaking and players paying their own tributes on social media, Chelsea did not confirm his exit as lawyers 14

7 July 2018 10:11 AM Canberra sprinter Tom Agnew breaks record in Finland

Meet the Canberra kid that has gone within a second of Jamaican superstar Usain Bolt's 100 metre sprint world record. Tom Agnew has broken the ACT under 20's 100m record by clocking 10.48 seconds in the 4x100m race in Jämsä, Finland - not far off Bolt's mark of 9.58 seconds - and he already has tongues wagging about an Olympic Games appearance down the track 17

6 July 2018 7:51 AM Rugby referee-player brothers Reuben and Bryce Keane set for nationals

The Keane family will have plenty to cheer about at the schoolboy national championships, but there's a twist to brothers Reuben and Bryce's duties in Sydney. Reuben Keane has been chosen by Rugby Australia as one of only four referees to officiate the tournament after the 19-year-old was also a referee at the Commonwealth Games rugby sevens tournament 15