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16 February 2018 8:35 AM Gai Waterhouse banks on apprentice's knowledge of Global Glamour in Apollo Stakes

It is no surprise Global Glamour's five wins in 15 starts have come when she has controlled the race either from the front or outside the leader. "She has a very high cruising speed and Rachel knows that. She can give a good kick and is very strong," Waterhouse said. "I think you saw as a three-year-old, when she won those group 1s, that she is a miler 17

16 February 2018 4:54 AM Joe Pride thinks Terravista can defend Lightning title on his favourite course

However Pride is confident his sprinter compares well with the favourite given the way the race will be run, which should allow him to gun Redzel down. They have met twice, running one-two in both at Flemington with Redzel as the winner. Terravista got within three-quarters of a length of Redzel in the Darley Classic in the spring. "He just had too much to make up in that race in the spring 14

16 February 2018 1:34 AM W-League: Canberra United co-captain Ash Sykes announces retirement

Sykes says "almost everyone" tried to talk her out of retirement, believing she had plenty of years left in her, but she was adamant her time had come. "I guess it is kind of young for retirement but I just decided it was time," Sykes said. "It's a big commitment to play at a high level and I've really, really enjoyed my time playing at this level. I'm probably 7

14 February 2018 12:04 PM Sydney FC slump to home defeat against Suwon Bluewings in Asian Champions League

Sydney FC's hopes of replicating their A-League success in Asia were dealt an early blow after losing their crucial opening group match to Suwon Bluewings and surrendering their imposing home record. For the first time in 683 days, the Sky Blues walked down the tunnel at Allianz Stadium with the unfamiliar sour taste of defeat after slumping to a 2-0 loss at home to the Korean 11

13 February 2018 7:06 AM Suwon Bluewings' kit fiasco forces Sydney FC to wear away strip in ACL

Sydney FC could be forced to wear an away jersey at home for the first time when they play Suwon Bluewings on Wednesday night. A kit bungle for the opening game of their Asian Champions League campaign may force the Sky Blues to wear navy blue at Allianz Stadium after Suwon brought the wrong jerseys to Australia. Sydney FC were denied their preferred 8

10 February 2018 9:39 AM Adele Douglas takes another step on golfing fairytale at Royal Canberra Classic

Adele Douglas walked away from a career as a real estate agent to pursue her golfing dream, but it really turned into a fairytale when a marriage proposal became the incentive to improve. That's why Douglas was smiling after every shot at the Royal Canberra Classic, even on a stretch of six bogeys in eight holes on Saturday. Douglas was the third-ranked 13

10 February 2018 9:39 AM Connal McInerney back on Brumbies radar as Christian Lealiifano prepares for return

The ACT Brumbies will recall their Wallabies stars and Christian Lealiifano this week for a chance to break a New Zealand hoodoo before the Super Rugby season starts. The Brumbies will play against the Waikato Chiefs in their last pre-season match on the Sunshine Coast on Wednesday night, with coach Dan McKellar to roll out a near full-strength side for the clash 9

10 February 2018 3:33 AM Investment gamble pays off as Matt Campbell lands Porsche Le Mans deal

Australia's Matt Campbell is set to follow in Mark Webber's footsteps, taking on the World Endurance Championship and 24 Hours of Le Mans with Porsche. The newly minted Porsche junior started life as a factory-backed racing driver by outgunning highly-fancied racers in identical 911 GT3 R machinery in qualifying for the Bathurst 12 Hour last week where 9

9 February 2018 9:40 AM Teenager Ellen Rixon to take on heroes in Female Drivers Championships

While Rixon, who works full-time as well as driving, is only starting her career, Manning, Gath and Turnbull will be the favourites for the series as they all have driven more than 1000 winners. "It comes down to what you draw and giving them the best chance," Rixon said. The championships will provide a focal point to the end of the Team Teal campaign

8 February 2018 6:10 AM City tight lipped on Swedish reports of striker deal

Melbourne City are keeping tight-lipped over reports that they will add to their goalscoring ranks by recruiting a Swedish striker. A club spokesman would not comment on Thursday afternoon about reports from Swedish newspaper Expressen that Omar Eddahri, a 27-year-old forward, is poised to sign a short-term deal with the Bundoora-based club. Eddahri's 11