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27 July 2018 6:28 AM 'Gobsmacked' Carrie Graf urges sports to shatter gender bias

But almost a decade on there remains a major gulf when it comes to female coaches in the high performance space, and Graf says it is vital to break down gender biases and capitalise on the women's sporting movement. "There is still a lot of the people that are making decisions on coaching positions are, I’m going to say, old white men," Graf said. "I’m oldish 14

24 July 2018 4:44 AM Canberra Racing to meet trainers to scale Kosciuszko issue

Canberra Racing will meet with trainers for an emergency meeting over "serious and genuine" concerns about the ACT racing industry's future as Racing NSW increasingly freezes them out. The meeting will be held at Thoroughbred Park on Wednesday morning to discuss Canberra Racing's prizemoney options and how to combat any fallout from the introduction 15

3 July 2018 11:29 AM Players' union will oppose moves to put limits on T20 players

Cricinfo has reported that the ICC is considering restricting players to three leagues. Any move to limit player availability is likely to effect the Twenty20 leagues of smaller nations, which cannot match the salaries of established competitions like the Indian Premier League and the Big Bash League. The ICC has stated its desire to grow the game through 6

3 July 2018 8:36 AM Canberra soccer players to cop registration fee hike from FFA

Australia failed to get out of their group at the tournament in Russia and collected just one point from three games. Belconnen United president Tony Barr was not aware of the fees increase and slammed the FFA for splurging on the national team and then asking the grassroots to pick up the bill. "Spending $300,000 per player is just ridiculous, maybe 15

3 July 2018 7:29 AM Brawl won't see NBA ban stars from international duties: Gaze

Australia plays two second round World Cup qualifiers in September where they will likely travel to Qatar then fly home to host Kazakhstan. Timing could be an issue for NBA players because the games fall right before team training camps commence. Gaze dismissed concerns the NBA and its clubs could stop their stars playing for their countries 15

30 June 2018 3:18 AM Super Netball bonus points system is not working, says Fitzgerald

Giants coach Julie Fitzgerald has called for an overhaul of the Super Netball bonus point system, feeling too much reward is being given for winning quarters and not enough for the final result. Ahead of Sunday's away clash against the lowly Adelaide Thunderbirds, where the Giants are expected to collect all eight competition points on offer, Fitzgerald 13

26 June 2018 7:35 AM VRC faces Federal Court action over racing manager dismissal

The VRC has disputed allegations made in a statement of claim lodged in the Federal Court that their former racing manager, Martin Talty, was dismissed because he raised governance concerns with the VRC CEO about how last year's final Melbourne Cup field was assembled. The statement of claim, lodged with the Federal Court by Maurice and Blackburn on June 8, alleges 13

23 June 2018 9:32 AM Tenacious Bulldog puts injuries behind him in Canberra Raiders Cup win

"He's been massive for the club both on and off the field with his experience," Kyle said. "His best football still is possibly to come ... I think he's just enjoying getting back out there and playing some consistent football. "I think the injury concerns are out of his head, he's now not going into games thinking where the next injury is coming from." The Bulldogs 13

11 June 2018 8:55 AM Socceroos set up base camp in Kazan as Cup preparations intensify

The time for talking, training, preparation and assessment is almost done with the Socceroos now having touched down in Kazan for the opening game in the World Cup against France on Saturday. The team landed late on Sunday night, Australian time, and were scheduled to do a public training session at their home from home in Kazan at Trudovyne Rezeny 20

31 May 2018 2:41 AM Grounds for concern: Gold Creek not a toxic play ground

ACT sports minister Yvette Berry says the Gold Creek School's synthetic sports ground is safe, despite concerns raised about the rubber being potentially toxic. Responding to questions raised by Liberal MLA James Milligan, Berry said independent studies had cleared the rubber used as safe, with the same material also used in many shoes and toys. The rubber 28