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5 July 2018 7:03 AM AIS revives Capitals recruit Kelsey Griffin's career

Canberra Capitals recruit Kelsey Griffin admits her career would be over if not for a switch of national allegiance and the world-class training facility on her new doorstep. Alaska-born Griffin has been undergoing rehabilitation at the AIS following ankle surgery as she prepares to join the Australian Opals squad for the Four Nation tournament in China 14

12 June 2018 7:02 AM Capitals star Kelsey Griffin back in green and gold at Four Nations

Goriss said although they were down on personnel, it provided an opportunity for some of the younger players to push through the ranks and represent the Opals. “There is only a limited amount of players playing in the WNBA so it gives some of the younger girls an opportunity to go and represent the Opals in a world-class tournament,” Goriss said. “It also gives 13

8 June 2018 10:00 AM The Australian connection behind US Triple Crown chaser Justify

“It was the first time Henry came to the Keeneland Sales with us, after the success in Australia, and Justify was the first horse we bought as a group in America,” SF Bloodstock’s Tom Ryan said. “We bought him because of Henry. He was adamant that we buy him. He was hip number 50 of a more than 3000 horse sale. “He had failed a couple of vets, but our vet was happy 11

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 16

12 May 2018 11:06 AM Philadelphia 76ers tease at Ben Simmons, LeBron James tandem

Sixers president of basketball operations Bryan Colangelo spoke at length about the 208-centimetre forward during his exit press conference early on Saturday morning [Australian time] and listed Bolden as the “most likely” of the club’s overseas based draft picks to play next season. Colangelo said Bolden has an NBA out in his contract with Maccabi and discussions 24

22 April 2018 12:04 PM Sydney Kings sign Andrew Bogut for next NBL season

NBA championship winner Andrew Bogut is coming home to the NBL next season after signing with the Sydney Kings. The club and the player are expected to announce details of the move at a press conference on Monday morning – but whether he has signed for one season or more, luring Bogut back to Australia is a huge endorsement for the Kings and the NBL. The 33-year-old 44

6 April 2018 4:54 AM Canberra basketball stars headline three-on-three Asia Cup squads

Carlie Smith is already the best three-on-three player in the country and now she will link up with Canberra Capitals star Keely Froling in a bid to maintain Australia's grasp on the Asia Cup. Canberra's production line doesn't stop there - Anthony Petrie called time on his NBL career but he has been named in Australia's extended men's squad for the FIBA Asia Cup to be played 26

22 March 2018 5:33 AM Flashback: The story behind Melbourne's Grand Prix coup

On the 90th anniversary of the first Australian Grand Prix Fairfax remembers the year that Melbourne snatched the race from Adelaide. A deal done behind the scenes, kept secret until the final minute, delivered a coup for Victoria. The race, which will be run around Albert Park Lake, will be held from 1997 for at least five years. Grand Prix week – probably 27

23 February 2018 1:27 AM Fabio Ferreira turned down Wanderers for Sydney FC

The 28-year-old winger is set to make his debut for the Sky Blues at Allianz Stadium on Sunday against the club he could have joined. Ferreira was one of four first-team players that remained in Sydney during the week instead of travelling to Shanghai for the 2-2 draw with Shenhua in the Asian Champions League, alongside Matt Simon, David Carney and Jordy 31

11 February 2018 5:03 AM Thrills, spills and staph infections: Inside Perth's first UFC tournament

In WA's first ever UFC event, Australian Tyson Pedro has sent fans wild after pulling off a stunning victory over Russian Saparbek Safarov in their light heavyweight fight at Perth Arena on Sunday. The first fight of the main card at Arena didn't even make it to the second round after New South Welshman Pedro won by submission. "I told you we were going 48