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9 June 2018 12:55 AM Horn claims Top Rank 'dodgied' scales for botched title fight weigh-in

Horn, who didn't look dried out by any means, insisted he wasn't stressed by the incident but said he believed it was another part of a plan by the Top Rank, Crawford's promoter, to ensure their fighter left with the WBO strap. "I had to go upstairs and have a hot shower for a few minutes. I wasn't stressed because I know exactly what their team wanted 12

5 June 2018 7:07 AM Canberra Pararoo teen Evan Moorby hope documentary attracts players

Jason Driscoll can only imagine how the Pararoos squad felt when the Australian Sports Commission withdrew all of their funding in 2015. Driscoll was a part of the inaugural Pararoos squad, playing for the side between 1999-2007. But their funding was cut three years ago, forcing the players to raise more than $150,000 to compete in competitions 8

14 May 2018 6:06 AM Canberra crowds disappear as Brumbies crash to frustrating loss

The Brumbies are in danger of recording their worst average crowd figures in 20 years. "It's really sad to be honest, as a rugby union person," said Brumbies coach Dan McKellar. "It was obviously a cold, damp evening. Everyone in this room and here tonight wants the game to be thriving. The reality is at the moment it isn't. "Our form is playing a part of that and I've got to front 20

10 May 2018 6:01 AM Cricket Australia review likened to banking royal commission

"Recent disclosures to the banking royal commission indicate that a review which is commissioned and paid for by a board, with terms of reference set by that board and a reporting process that has a closed loop back to the same board, will be viewed with cynicism," Dyer wrote in the ACA's Onside magazine. "The review's success and its broad acceptance 20

16 February 2018 6:00 AM Max Presnell: Mystery man Zjelko back on the radar

No doubt he is the biggest horse player in the world, probably ever, but colourful Zjelko Ranogajec ain't. The recently departed Jack Sparrow wouldn't have emptied the garbage in Zjelko's Sunday best. Zjelko first came onto the radar in the newspaper hot metal days when John Fairfax, my employer, was at Broadway near The Vulcan, a watering hole where 33

12 February 2018 6:47 AM Melville wave park developers hope environmental tests will silence vocal locals

Mr Ross said, pending the results, the company was well on its way to formally submitting its development application to the WA Planning Commission – and he was confident it would be given the green light. "We are hoping to submit the development application in the next four to six months," he said. The company is currently waiting on a response from the Environmental 24

9 February 2018 9:25 AM AFL risks weakening strong clubs if they ban them from having poker machines, says Kennett

The AFL risks making strong clubs financially dependent on the league if the AFL decides to ban poker machines from the clubs, according to Hawthorn president Jeff Kennett. Kennett, whose Hawks earn more money ($23.29 million) from poker machines than any other club, said that unless the AFL found replacement income for clubs that gave up pokies, they would 19

9 February 2018 3:51 AM Former welfare officer charged with sexually abusing teen in 1980s

Police have charged a former Department of Communities welfare officer with sexually abusing a teenage boy in the 1980s. Narrogin Detectives have charged the 86-year-old man as a result of their investigation, stemming from the Royal Commission into the Institutional Response to Child Sex Abuse. It will be alleged between 1984 and 1985, the man sexually 25

8 February 2018 8:40 AM Big four banks won't enforce gag orders in royal commission

The major banks have promised not to enforce confidentiality agreements that were threatening to stop victims or whistleblowers from giving evidence to the royal commission into industry misconduct. Investigative journalist Adele Ferguson reflects on the long journey to the announcement of a royal commission, and whether it will make a difference 29

2 February 2018 8:13 AM Union official who denied bribery allegations takes over CFMEU

A union official who was accused of bribery and making death threats in a royal commission has been elected as the new head of the NSW branch of the militant construction union. Assistant secretary Darren Greenfield on Friday replaced Brian Parker, who is nick-named "sparkles", as state secretary of the Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union 30