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17 November 2018 7:20 AM Sibling rivalry driving Keely Froling to Capitals stardom

Their brother Harry is making waves for the Adelaide 36ers in his return to the NBL while 17-year-old Sam has the world at his feet after the Basketball Australia centre of excellence graduate joined the NCAA's Creighton Bluejays. The bloodlines make it seem like they never had a choice when it came to playing basketball - but Keely and Alicia resisted 449 1

16 November 2018 7:35 AM CAS upholds former Cavalryman Aaron Sloan's four-year ban

ASADA's statement said ice was a stimulant that could speed up parts of the body and the brain, increase alertness and reduce fatigue. "The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority today acknowledged the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s appeal division to confirm the decision by Baseball Australia to impose a four-year ban on athlete Aaron 459

15 November 2018 7:52 AM Australian stars giving up IPL millions to play in World Cup

The governing body will not stand in the way of players participating, even if it prevents them from resting during a busy 2019 international schedule, but have made it clear to them they are expected to put country before franchise when commitments clash. The players union, which is working with CA to foster an improved relationship, has given its qualified 141

14 November 2018 4:53 AM Big hit: It's country ahead of IPL pay day for me, says Starc

However, the workload and injury debate also impacts batsmen and all-rounders, including power hitter Chris Lynn, who continues to nurse a troublesome shoulder which prevents him from diving in the field. Lynn was the highest-paid Australian in the IPL last season, pocketing $1.86 million from the Knight Riders. All CA-contracted players are on one-year 140

13 November 2018 5:14 AM Milligan says squad culture can fill Socceroos leadership void

"We're all very aware that a leadership gap has been left with Mile and Timmy. Everybody is able to step up and fill that role. It's more about creating and keeping that culture going forward. When Arnie (coach Graham Arnold) is ready to make a decision, he'll do so." Milligan considered retirement after the World Cup but has no regrets about fulfilling 139

11 November 2018 6:36 AM Erin Burns spearheads ACT Meteors victory

The ACT will have it all to play for against the NSW Breakers and South Australia in the final round of the regular season in February. Burns laughs she will be taking plenty of mental notes when she links up with a host of NSW players in the Sixers squad this week for the WBBL, but for now she just wants to savour a clean sweep on home turf. She has well and truly 138

5 November 2018 12:56 AM A guide to betting on the Melbourne Cup

Betting on the Melbourne Cup is virtually a rite of passage for Australians. Victorians have enjoyed a public holiday for the Cup since 1877 and there are 42 race meetings around Australia on Tuesday as the country gets swept up in Cup fever. Many people will have a horse in an office or club sweep - for some Cup day is a once-a-year pastime, for others 143

28 October 2018 9:27 AM Young Australians miss Fast5 final, claim third place

Australian captain Sam Poolman said she remained proud of her side who felt they were right in the hunt for the title as both their group losses were by tiny margins. Australia has often gone into the tournament with young players on the edge of the Diamonds squad, with the likes of Kate Moloney and Jo Weston playing in the competition before graduating 118

26 October 2018 7:00 AM Canberra set for GWS Giants' AFLW blockbuster

The Giants will host one game at Manuka Oval and Drummoyne Oval while hosting two at Blacktown International Sportspark in a revamped AFLW competition in 2019. The addition of Geelong and the North Melbourne Tasmania Kangaroos has seen the competition split into two conferences. The Giants are in conference B alongside Brisbane, Collingwood, Carlton 100

25 October 2018 6:24 AM Ware ready to answer trash talk with buckets

“He started it but I finished it through. But as I said we got that going, we got competitive but he’s still my teammate, my guy and I’ll fight for him.” Melbourne’s coaches have not been happy with a lack of competitive fire during training this season as last year’s firebrands Tai Wesley, Casey Prather and David Andersen have moved to new teams 97