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18 October 2018 8:00 AM "No prima donnas" allowed at NBL's new South-East Melbourne club

Newly appointed South-East Melbourne coach Simon Mitchell has a message for players keen to join the NBL expansion side. Mitchell was announced as the inaugural coach of the NBL’s ninth side on Thursday and has already vacated his assistant coaching role with Melbourne United to take up the position. The new club has former Melbourne Tigers player and NBL executive 4

15 October 2018 9:36 PM Bright start for Socceroos, but Arnold says there's more work to do

Goals were all that mattered for Graham Arnold but after Australia put four past Kuwait in his first game in charge, the new Socceroos coach says there is still a lot more to come. Arnold’s return to international soccer began brightly, with the Socceroos cruising to a 4-0 win away to Kuwait in a friendly match that showed plenty of promise for a successful 6

11 October 2018 7:31 AM How half hour with Arnold made Boyle switch national allegiance

He has never been to Australia before, doesn't yet know the national anthem but Scottish-born winger Martin Boyle says he is committed to the "great honour" of playing international football for the Socceroos. The 25-year-old former Scotland youth international will turn down any future chance of representing his home country and has pledged his future 12

11 October 2018 7:04 AM Bolt to start up front for Mariners in tilt for A-League deal

It will be no surprise to learn his tactical instructions will revolve around his pace and height. The fastest man in the world will be given the freedom to run behind the defence and instructed to look to space where he can exert his unrivalled speed. "We want him probing behind defenders without the ball so we can play the ball into space behind the defenders 11

10 October 2018 9:14 AM Gungahlin Eagles recruit former Brumbies coach Marco Caputo as mentor

Former ACT Brumbies and Wallabies hooker Marco Caputo will return to the Gungahlin Eagles next year after being recruited as the club's head coach. Caputo started his coaching career at the Eagles in 2009 and has since had stints at the Brumbies, two different clubs in Japan, linked with Leinster in Ireland and helped Tonga at the World Cup. But the respected 7

10 October 2018 7:46 AM Canberra coach Laing Harrow leading Australian softball to Olympics

Canberra's Laing Harrow will lead the Australian women's softball team to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after he was appointed coach on Wednesday. Harrow has been coaching in Australia for more than two decades and has experience at a state, national and international level with junior and senior teams. The Aussie Spirit are vying for a spot in Tokyo and Harrow 12

8 October 2018 8:22 AM Klemke sees both Demons and Angels in AFL mid-season draft

Canberra Demons coach Kade Klemke is torn. Super excited for his players, but not excited at the prospect of trying to replace a key player mid-season. The AFL will introduce a mid-season rookie draft next year about round 10, which this year was at the end of May, which will see AFL clubs able to plunder second-tier competitions like the NEAFL 12

8 October 2018 8:17 AM Twin tears: Fogarty sisters share the comeback trail

The twins both had surgery one day apart a fortnight ago and are now on the long road to recovery. "My first thought was they would take my scholarship away," Georgia said. "But my coach has been super supportive about everything, letting me go back over to the US and do my rehab over there so I’m really grateful for that. "Going through it the first 7

8 October 2018 7:00 AM Two Kings: AFL great Paul Roos teams up with Andrew Gaze

As Andrew Gaze coached his Sydney Kings against NBA club LA Clippers recently there was a familiar sporting figure sitting behind the bench: AFL premiership coach Paul Roos. Following the AFL grand final, Roos had flown to Honolulu to consult with Gaze whom he and his company Performance by Design are helping improve the leadership and culture at the Kings 10

8 October 2018 1:07 AM Canberra cycling star Michael Matthews looks for hat-trick in Italy

Canberra cycling star Michael Matthews will look to keep his winning streak going in Italy after back-to-back wins in Canada. Matthews is Team Sunweb's hope for victory if the Tre Valli Varesine comes down to a bunch sprint on Tuesday. The Netherland's Wilco Kelderman and Sam Oomen were their options in a breakaway. Matthews won both the Grand Prix Cycliste 8