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17 June 2018 7:02 AM Optus CEO offers World Cup guarantee after another patchy night

Mr Lew said he didn't leave Optus' production studio in Redfern, in inner-Sydney, until the early hours of Sunday morning. He said Optus did plan for an increase in viewership but claimed the "unprecedented demand" was even greater than it expected. The telco was met with a deluge of complaints on Friday night when subscribers' streams dropped out during 14

17 June 2018 4:03 AM Optus working on World Cup woes after another patchy night

Optus staff are working around the clock to stop their World Cup stream from continually dropping out after some customers complained of patchy coverage for a second time on Saturday night and Sunday morning. The telco was met with a deluge of complaints on Friday night when subscribers' streams dropped out during the Egypt v Uruguay match, which was only broadcast 26

6 June 2018 6:43 AM Jeff Horn's camp fire back at 'crap' headbutt barbs

But Daniels says the notion Horn leads with his head to damage rivals is preposterous - especially given the Australia's propensity to being split open. "Despite all the crap you see on social media, Jeff doesn’t lead with his head," Daniels said. "Jeff doesn’t want head clashes. If you have a propensity to potentially get some cuts, you’re not wanting 23

18 May 2018 10:21 AM Tributes flow for Keith Hawke: a true Canberra rugby and Royals legend

"He was our patron and he was always there. He never missed a game. He was only crook for a week, but his family said they knew he was really crook when he said he couldn't go to the footy. A week later he died. "He will be greatly missed but his memory will live on as long as there is Royals rugby." Hawke stood on the sideline for almost every match 35

23 February 2018 6:00 AM Mudgee holds its own alongside Rosehill and Caulfield

The visitors Adam Waterworth (Goodwood) and William Derby (York) were somewhat bemused by our infatuation with two-year-olds over the classic three-year-old. Unfortunately the praise of the Hobartville at Rosehill couldn't be sung to them as the field hadn't been finalised. But to my eye it is the best race on Saturday which has weight-for-age opposition 29

30 January 2018 8:05 AM Lleyton Hewitt to play Davis Cup doubles for Australia against Germany?

Still buzzing from the Australian Open, Lleyton Hewitt has given his strongest hint yet that he will play doubles for Australia in this week's Davis Cup first-round tie with Germany. Germany team captain Michael Kohlmann said he wouldn't be surprised if Hewitt took the court after watching the two-time grand slam champion practice with the Australian 23

30 January 2018 8:05 AM Christian Lealiifano refreshed and happy to be back at ACT Brumbies, Super Rugby

A refreshed Christian Lealiifano hopes a stint in Ireland can help extend his career as he prepares to test his lighter and more agile frame in Super Rugby next month. But the ACT Brumbies playmaker is also starting to weigh up a massive decision about his future, revealing he doesn't want to overstay his time at the club or block opportunities for young 27

26 January 2018 6:01 AM Queanbeyan Gift winner Andrea Thompson says world champ Sally Pearson on a 'different planet'

World champion Sally Pearson is on a different planet, even if you're a Queanbeyan Gift winner. At first glance, Andrea Thompson's ACT championships schedule seems like a school sports day - 100-metre sprint, 200m, 100m hurdles, high jump, long jump, shot put and javelin, provided there's no clashes. But the Queanbeyan athlete's dream is to compete in the heptathlon 40

7 January 2018 8:59 AM Proposed World Team Cup could make Canberra Challenger even stronger

This year's Canberra Challenger is the strongest ever, with 12 players from the top 100 fine-tuning their preparations for the first grand slam of the year. "We get a great field for the event. I believe it's [the World Team Cup] being proposed for the week of the Brisbane and Hopman events so it wouldn't actually impact or conflict directly with this event 40

4 December 2017 9:41 AM Violent clashes outside alt-right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos event in Kensington

Violent clashes erupted outside an event hosting controversial British alt-right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos in Kensington on Monday night. About 150 hard left and right protesters gathered in front of the Melbourne Pavilion on Racecourse Road and Stubbs Road, where they faced off and fought with sticks. Riot police then stormed the protest and used pepper 77