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6 October 2018 10:36 AM Bott does battle with stewards after star sprinters classified lame

Joe Pride has won three from four with Cosmologist since he arrived from Dean Mirfin’s stable and believes he could develop into a horse in the same vein as Sense Of Occasion. Cosmologist won the Mudgee Country Championship on a big for Mirfin early in the year and was sent to Pride this preparation. The five-year-old was again too strong over 2000m on a heavy 11

5 October 2018 1:57 PM Cycling world to converge on the 'Gong at road world titles

“The championships will see junior, under-23 and elite male and female athletes compete across the Road Race, Individual and Team Time Trial events, creating a world-class event for spectators.” It is the third international event the NSW government has secured as part of its “10 World Cups in 10 years” campaign after winning the rights to the men’s 12

3 October 2018 6:50 AM Sammie Wood ruled out of University of Canberra sevens squad

The University of Canberra has made six changes to its squad for the fourth round of the national series after injuries and representative duties forced coach Dave Grimmond into an overhaul. Skipper Sammie Wood has been ruled out with a wrist injury, while United States import Abby Gustaitis has returned home to play for the national side. Sammie Wood, left, and Kasey 10

21 September 2018 5:07 AM Last minute Opals ready to step up as FIBA World Cup opens

Lavey was in training camp with the team a month ago and then just missed the side so she has only been absent for a few weeks of training and practice games. “We spoke at seven o'clock in the morning when I was barely awake, she [Stirling] said you have to get going in the next 24 hours to Spain - I said 'yep, let’s do it',” Lavey told Fairfax Media 14

12 September 2018 7:33 AM Cricket reforms cannot be 'clever' marketing exercise, says ACA boss

Australian cricket's players union has called on Cricket Australia to give their new chief executive a mandate for change to enact the recommendations from the ongoing reviews into the game. Just days out before the start of the domestic season, the head of the Australian Cricketers Association Greg Dyer has warned the governing body there are no short 26

8 September 2018 11:35 AM A treble for themselves, now something for Canberra

One of the keys for FC will be striker Michael Mensah, who almost scored from a nicely taken overhead bicycle kick, only for Canberra Olympic goalkeeper Ange Konstantinou to save it. Mensah started the season as an assistant coach before Macor called him into the line-up to help lead their attack. "When I was here two years ago Michael was a defender 27

8 September 2018 7:56 AM Women's triathlon club counters rising sport costs

"What we find is a lot of women who haven’t done exercise before, you do a sprint distance triathlon, or we have what is called a taster, which is a very easy triathlon mainly for people who maybe need to learn to swim, run or ride, or the whole three. "The great thing is most women join a club and start in it, stay with it. You can come along and do one of the exercises 21

7 September 2018 2:06 AM Magpies sign two-time Super Netball champ Geva Mentor

New Magpies coach Rob Wright has secured seven of his 10 roster spots with reigning Magpies best and fairest winner Ash Brazill, young defender Matilda Garrett, Robinson, Kim Ravaillion and Jamaican shooter Shimona Nelson on the roster. Earlier this week veteran shooter Caitlin Thwaites confirmed her move to Melbourne Vixens after being let go by the Magpies 18

5 September 2018 8:41 AM Canberra's Evans hopes to strike Hockeyroos debut

Canberra Strikers forward Naomi Evans is on the verge of making her Hockeyroos debut after she was called into the 18-person squad for the Four Nations tournament in Japan. She can also stake a claim to be part of the Hockeyroos' final Champions Trophy campaign, in China in November. Evans comes into the side after uncapped Bundaberg teenager Rebecca 32

4 September 2018 8:27 AM Cinderella man Millman always believed he belonged near the top

Everyone was waiting for inevitable. Not just because it was Roger Federer, the undisputed, rarely defeated GOAT, but because it was John Millman. The Australian had huffed and puffed before on the odd occasion and it was always his house that ended up falling over. Of course, his previous brushes with upsets had never had such a stage as the Arthur 28