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21 June 2018 8:01 AM Canberra's Kanga Cup just keeps getting bigger

"We continue to engage with the ACT government around access to fields, there’s other opportunities as well with schools and other private venues and we’ll continue to explore those opportunities as much as we can. "We’re always looking for ways to improve the facilities and grow the number of facilities that we access and having a home of football is one of those 4

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 13

14 June 2018 6:05 AM Years of work to make sure ball has little bearing on World Cup

Tim Cahill may be the veteran of the Socceroos at the ripe old age of 38 but he's a babe in the woods compared to the oldest player in the tournament, Egypt's skipper Essam el-Hadary. The 150-cap goalkeeper will make history as not only oldest player in the finals but the oldest player to ever take part in the tournament. At 45, he will overtake Colombian 14

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

3 June 2018 10:15 PM Maclaren bound for Russia after u-turn from van Marwijk

Antalya: Six days after being summoned from his vacation in Dubai, Jamie Maclaren has been given a chance to play in the World Cup in Russia after being named in the final 23-man squad for the Socceroos. The Hibernian striker was cut from the initial preliminary squad despite entering calculations as the most prolific Australian striker playing overseas 5

1 June 2018 6:00 AM How racing can recapture the hearts and minds of the people

"It is my vision that within the next decade, racing can climb back to become one of the world's top 10 sports," he told the recent Asian Racing Conference in Seoul. Mind you it was in the quinella as far as Australia was concerned. During the afternoon newspaper circulation wars between my outfit "The Sun" and the "Daily Mirror", taken over by a prophet 1

23 May 2018 6:59 AM Cricket's players boss in line to be Demons chief

The ACA had been urging Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft to fight the lengthy bans imposed by CA, which it believed were "disproportionate", however the trio accepted the sanctions which head office believed was a slap in the face to the union. The ACA has also questioned the independence of the review called by CA to investigate whether 17

16 May 2018 11:00 AM Craig Moller earns NBL All-Australian call up for China tour

When NBL major events and programs general manager Tommy Greer called to invite him to join the tour, Moller was quick to take up the place. He is in strong company, too, with Olympians Chris Goulding, Adam Gibson, David Barlow and Brad Newley on the roster along with current “NBL” Boomers such as Daniel Kickert and Cameron Gliddon. “It’s a pretty strong 13

14 May 2018 1:04 AM ACT Meteor Matilda Lugg can't remember the call that changed her life

Matilda Lugg was that focused on booking her ticket to Ireland and her HSC exams she can barely remember the conversation that changed her life. On the other end of the line was ACT Meteors coach James Allsopp, offering the 18-year-old wicketkeeper a one-year contract for the 2018-19 Women's National Cricket League season. The Coffs Harbour product looms 23

8 May 2018 10:48 AM A-League final VAR 'could have watched TV feed' to avoid blunder

“The ones they needed included the Fox broadcast feed and also the sideline. Actually, when the live feed came back up, the assistant VAR goes, ‘Hold on a second – that looked like it was offside in the replay that I just saw on Fox’, which was after the game had restarted. There was nothing they could do about it. Then they called that camera up again 21